Day Tour to Samarkand from Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
- VehicleCar, Fast train
- Group Size2 - 12 persons
- Fitness level5
- Best seasonSpring, summer, autumn
- Tour typeHistory, Culture
- LanguageEnglish, German, Spanish, Russian, Turkish
Trip code: WTE-578
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
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
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!
- 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
“Please note that we use a local supplier for your arrival airport transfer. As tourism is a growing industry in Central Asia, your driver may not speak English.”
My name is Timur Alimov, and I represent our group of travel experts in Uzbekistan and Central Asia. Our travel experts will guide you through Uzbekistan and Central Asia. For the past ten years we have been gathering and guiding groups of more then 10000 happy travelers. We can show the country through the eyes of the locals, as if you come not as a tourist, but as a guest visiting friends. We give to our travelers only the routes that we checked personally or it was checked by our guides. Some members of My team has traveled this route more than 10 times, and during these trips we have made a lot of friends in each cities who become our friends and help us.
Our travel company office is based in Bukhara, but our travel experts are set in each country we represent. Company is officially registered and has certificates and tourist licenses # T-0087 Unique Travel issued by state gov of Uzbektourism.
I look forward to seeing you as our clients!
You can book your seat through the booking form , click on "Book now" and follow the process. You can also contact me or our team to get the consultation.