Excursion in Samarkand

Excursion in Samarkand

Welcome to Samarkand, the most beautiful city in Uzbekistan and a true oriental fairy tale! Go on a tour around Samarkand, get acquainted with the city and feel like a long-awaited guest, not just a tourist!

What awaits the sightseers?

With Minzifa Travel excursions in Samarkand are held daily: the beginning of the tour can be clarified with the guide. During the sightseeing tour vacationers:

  • will visit the legendary capital of Tamerlane’s (Amir Timur’s) empire, Ruhabad Mausoleum and feel peace and tranquility at Gur-Emir Mausoleum;
  • walk around the famous Registan Square, the complex which includes three monuments – Ulugbek Madrassah of the XV century, Sher-Dor Madrassah of the XVII century and Tillya-Kori Madrassah, the golden decoration of which fascinates even the most experienced travelers (XVII century);
  • get acquainted with the majestic mosques Bibi Hanim and Hazrat Khizr, and then be able to count the magic steps of wishes in the royal Necropolis – Shahi Zinda (The Living King);
  • explore the city, walk through Siab bazaar, taste (for free!) national halva and hot tea, buy unusual souvenirs (take note of Samarkand flatbread), and take beautiful pictures;
  • visit the museum at the Ulugbek Observatory, which was built in the 15th century to study astronomy, and go to the settlement of Afrasiab;
  • see the tomb of Hoji Daniyar (Prophet Daniel) – he is equally revered by Christians, Jews and Muslims.

What will the sightseers need?

Going on a tour to Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Tashkent and other cities, you should consider that:

  • Samarkand tour is conducted in English, Spanish, Italian, German, French and Russian and lasts 6 hours;
  • during the tour food is not provided, so vacationers should take food with them (you can eat at the market);
  • Samarkand tour does not imply extreme entertainment, but still recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes appropriate for the weather;
  • During the tour you will need a camera (optional) and a passport with a great mood (obligatory!).
    During Samarkand excursion there will be professional guide and driver by the bus, minivan or car (the excursion vehicle depends on the number of tourists).
    The cost of the tour (from $120) includes the services of a tour guide and transportation for the duration of the tour. Additional expenses include:
  • entrance fees to museums and visits to monuments and attractions (selectively);
  • additional leisure time;
  • souvenirs and food at the bazaar;
  • video and photography in museums.

With Minzifa Travel the sightseers will feel like real locals and will fall in love with this mysterious and magical city forever. Please apply for Samarkand tour on the official website or send an email to travel@minzifatravel.com. Indicate your wishes, and we will do our best to make your trip unforgettable!

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