01:35 – Arrival in Bukhara by flight HY642, passing border and passport control (1 hour). Meeting at the airport. Transfer and hotel check-in.
Breakfast is at the hotel.
Сity tour along Bukhara (walking tour along the old town):
Complex “Poi Kalon” (“Beneath the Great”): “Kalyan Minaret” – the main symbol of sacred Bukhara that symbolized authority and power of spiritual governors. (12th c.), “Kalyan Mosque“- its area of 130×80 m surpasses Bibi-Khanym mosque in Samarkand, “Miri Arab Madrassah” – active madrassah is one of the most esteemed spiritual Islamic universities (16th c.), “Taki Zargaron” – the dome of jewelers (15-16th cc.), “Ulugbeg Madrassah” – one of the 3 madrassahs constructed by grandson of Tamerlan – Ulugbeg (15th c.), “Abdulaziz–khan Madrassah” – a traditional madrassah with 2 floors of hudjras and a mosque on the central axis ( mid. of 17th c.), “Tim of Abdullah-Khan madrassah” (1588-1590 yy.), atlas shops, “Magoki-Attari Mosque” – the most ancient mosque in Bukhara (12th c.) is considered a masterpiece of Bukhara architecture, “Khanaka and madrassah of Nadir Divan-Beghi” – a massive rectangular structure that was a place for the refuge and meditation of Sufis (17th c.), “Kukeldash Madrassah” (16th c.) – one of the biggest Bukhara madrassah, “Lyabi-Hauz” ensemble – the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara – is very popular among tourists (14-17th cc.),“Mausoleum of the Samanids” – the most ancient brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of world architecture (9-10th c.). The mausoleum of Chashma Ayub that belongs to esteemed “places of trace” left by saints (14th c.). – the legend says that once the bible prophet Job (Ayub) visited this place. Museum of Imam Al Bukhari. “Bolo-Houz Mosque” – the only monument of medieval Bukhara (beg. of 20th c.), “Ark fortress” is the center of Bukhara statehood (4th c. BC), silk carpet shops and visit of Jewish quarter.
Overnight in Bukhara.