Golden Triangle Trip of Uzbekistan – Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara

Trip code: #3348

Trip Facts

  • Train, car
  • 8-12
  • 3*
  • 4
  • Tashkent
  • Tashkent
  • Spring, summer, autumn
  • Cultural, traditional, excursion tour
  • English, German, Spanish, Russian, Turkish


Golden Triangle Trip of Uzbekistan – Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. It’s a perfect getaway to the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan for six days exploring the millennia old monuments that still stand strong adorning its cities. The 6 Days Uzbekistan travel will briefly touch upon the triad of Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara – three of the most popular cities of Uzbekistan.

Starting from Tashkent, you’ll tour the numerous madrasahs, mosques, fortresses, and palaces of ancient cities of Samarkand and Bukhara which were constantly destroyed and renovated throughout their history. As this is a short tour, you’ll be taken to the most important ones which are part of World Heritage Sites list.

Itinerary: - Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara - Tashkent

Meeting with our driver with a sign “Minzifa Travel” at the exit of the airport building.
Transfer to the hotel, check-in to hotel, accommodation, rest
Breakfast at hotel
11:00 Sightseeing program around the center of Tashkent:

  • Museum of Applied Arts
  • Tashkent local Broadway,
  • Amir Timur Square, Timurid Square
  • Hasti Imam complex, old city of Tashkent, Chorsu Bazaar,
  • Visiting famous metro stations

Transfer to hotel, accommodation, rest
Night in Tashkent hotel

07:00 Transfer to Tashkent train station
08:00 AM Depart from Tashkent by fast train Afrosiyob
10:08 AM Arrival to Samarkand
Meeting with our driver and a guide outside the gates of train station building
Transfer to excursion.
10:30 A full day guided sightseeing tour around Samarkand.

  • Gur-Emir Mausoleum (“the grave of Emir”).
  • Registan square, which was the center of Samarkand during centuries. Registan Square is a complex of three monuments: Ulugbek Madrassah (15 th century), Sher-Dor Madrassah (17 century) and Tilla-Kari

Break for lunch (by your own)

  • Madrassah (17 century).
  • Bibi Khanym mosque (the 15th century) it was the biggest mosque in CA
    Syob bazaar

Additional Activities in Samarkand (not included in price - on request):

  1. Wine Faktory “Filatov” You will taste about 12 Uzbek wines and learn the history of wine in Uzbekistan.
  2. Theater of of historical national clothes (performance)
  3. Evening Samarkand

Transfer to hotel, accommodation, rest
Night in Samarkand hotel

11:00 Check out from the hotel.

  • The day starts from visiting the one of the most mysterious Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, where you will find a complex consisting of more than twenty buildings, unique in Central Asia.
  • Visit Ulugbek Observatory - incredible construction of 15 century for studying astronomy.
  • Afrosiab Museum is located on the site of ancient settlement called Afrosiab. In 1220 the city was almost completely destroyed by the Mongol ruler Genghis Khan.

Break for lunch (by your own)

  • Saint Daniel Mausoleum
  • Visit Koni Gil paper mill (10 kms from Samarkand, 2 hrs). A good chance to watch the old technology of silk paper production.
    Cooking Master class of Plov in national house

Evening at leisure.
20:00 Transfer to Samarkand train station
21:03 Departure from Samarkand to Bukhara by train
22:34 Arrival time to Bukhara
Transfer to hotel
Night in Bukhara hotel

Transfer to the starting point of the excursion
10:00 Sightseeing program;

  • Visit the Mausoleum of Ismail Samani - the burial place of Samanid dynasty dated 9 century, one of the most esteemed sights of central Asian architectures,
  • Chashma Ayub (Job’s well).
  • Arc Fortress - the center of political events and residence of Bukharian rulers until 1920. Nowadays there is a museum inside.

Break for lunch

  • Poi Kalon Ensemble which includes Kalon mosque, best-known minaret and Madrassah Miri-Arab,
  • Bazar and trading domes,
  • Lyabi Hauz Complex.

Time for leisure
Additionally in Bukhara: (extra service)

  1. Bozori Kord Telpak furushon-Eastern men's bath.
  2. Hamam Kunzhak - Eastern women's bath near the Kalyan Minaret.
  3. Folklore show in Madrasah Nodir Divan Begi (by availability)
  4. Puppet theater and a workshop for making dolls.
  5. Workshop for the production of scrawl
  6. Bukhara carpet shop
  7. Workshop on embroidery Suzane
  8. Ceramic workshop in Gijduvan (located behind Bukhara in 70 km. By prior arrangement)

Night in Bukhara hotel

10:00 Guided sightseeing program in the suburb of Bukhara city.

  • Pilgrimage sight - Bahovadin Nakshbandi theologist of sufizm 14 century.
  • Sitorai Mohi Khosa - Summer palace of Emir of Bukhara.
  • Madrassa Chor-Minor.

Lunch in local teahouse,
15:00 Transfer to Bukhara train station
15:52 Departure from Bukhara to Tashkent by train
19:48 Arrival to Tashkent
Transfer to hotel
Overnight in Tashkent hotel

Check out from hotel
……..Transfer to International Airport of Tashkent for the further departure back to homeland. (your transfer will be organized according to your departure) 
…….. Departure from Tashkent
…….. Arrival time in Homeland

The End of Tour.


  • All transfer and transportation by sedan car (Sedan car - 3 seats, Hyundai H1 Minivan with 6 seats during the whole tour (according itinerary)
  • Accommodation based on Double/ Twin bed room at boutique hotels and 3 stars hotels (according itinerary).
  • Breakfast at hotels
  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • Train ticket Tashkent - Samarkand (Econom. class), Samarkand - Bukhara (Econom class), Bukhara - Tashkent (Econom class)
  • Entrance tickets to sightseeings and museums
  • Cooking Master class of Plov in national house
  • Visa support for Uzbekistan ( Free of charge for Minzifa Travel clients)


  • International Air tickets to and from Uzbekistan
  • Charges for additional service in hotels
  • Consular Visa Fee for Uzbekistan
  • Personal insurance
  • Lunches and Dinners at local tea houses and restaurants
  • Personal beverage ( alcohol, beer and so on)
  • TIPS to guides and drivers
  • Camera/video fees during sightseeing
  • Early check-in on the 1st Day of arrival in Tashkent

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