Day Tour to Samarkand from Tashkent (Uzbekistan) - 1 Day

Trip code: WTE-578
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Overview

Day Tour to Samarkand from Tashkent (1 Day Uzbekistan trip) covers the must-visit sightseeings in Samarkand city. The tour begins in Samarkand  by transferring you from Tashkent by fast train Afrosiyab. The main attractions are famous Mausoleum of Amir Timur – “Gur Emir” and his Family Tomb, legendary Registan Square, Madrassah of Ulugbek and Bibi-Khanum Mosque etc. It’s a really a one day short Samarkand city tour to find real crossroads of cultures!

Samarkand travel highlights

  • Famous Madrassas and Mosques
  • The Culture and Hospitality of the East
  • Unique architecture
  • History and sights from the times of Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great to the present day
  • National cuisine, pilaf, samsa, lagman
  • Seasonal Uzbek fruits, vegetables, berries

Itinerary

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After transfer from Tashkent to Samarkand you will be met by our driver and guide at train station at 09:00  ( Tashkent – Samarkand 2 Hours by train Afrosiyab ).

Excursion starts from Visiting the famous Mausoleum of Amir Timur – “Gur Emir” and his Family Tomb – a masterpiece of architecture of the 14th century.

13.00 Lunch at the restaurant “Registan” (by your own)

Visiting the legendary Registan Square, Madrassah of Ulugbek – the 15th century, Sher-Dor-17th century medrese (1619-1636), Tilya Kori 17th century (1646-1660) – Madrasah and Mosque.
The Bibi-Khanum Mosque (1399-1404), erected in honor of the wife of Amir Timur.

Famous Samarkand’s Sieb Bazaar, where you can buy Uzbek spices and sweets (kishmish, dried apricots, halva, etc.).
During the tour you will visit the Shahi Zinda Necropolis of the Timurid times.

Continuation Of The Excursion Program :
The Mausoleum of the Prophet Daniel is a holy place of worship for the three religions of the Muslim, Christian and Jewish.
Museum Afrosiyeb – Ancient city of Samarkand.

17:00 Transfer To The Railway Station Samarkand
18:00 Departure From Samarkand
20:10 Arrival In Tashkent
End Of The Tour!

Include

  • All transfer and transportation by sedan car 3 seats during this tour
  • local English speaking tour guide during the whole tour.
  • Train "Afrosiyob" Samarkand - Tashkent, economic tickets
  • Entrance tickets to sightseeings and museums

Exclude

  • Accommodation at boutique hotels and 4 - 5 stars hotels
  • Charges for additional service in hotels
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal beverage (alcohol, beer and so on)
  • TIPS to guides and drivers
  • Camera/video fees during sightseeing

Trip Facts

  • Car, Fast train
  • 2 - 12 persons
  • 5
  • Spring, summer, autumn
  • History, Culture
  • English, German, Spanish, Russian, Turkish
  • 18

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