Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent on a High-Speed Train

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Description

Tour by the main monuments of Samarkand and Tashkent.

Meals along the route (breakfasts, lunches and dinners) are included.

Also included are a free shopping day in Tashkent and a trip to the mountains.

The road from Tashkent to Samarkand and back on a comfortable high-speed train "Afrosiab".

Start of the tour: Tashkent
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights Сities: Tashkent, Samarkand.
Program
  • Day 1: Tashkent

    Arrival in Tashkent. Meeting at the airport with a sign "Mira-Lux".

    Transfer to the hotel.

    The beginning of the excursion program:

    • Old city;
    • Complex Hast-Imam;

    Complex Hast-Imam

    • Visiting Chorsu Bazaar (buying souvenirs) or Alay Bazaar.

    Chorsu Bazaar

    Lunch.

    Madrasah of Kukeldash.

    Madrasah of Kukeldash

    Dinner.

    Transfer to the hotel.

    Rest at the hotel.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Transfer to the station.

    Departure of the train "Afrosiab" on the route Tashkent-Samarkand at 7:30.

    Arrival to Samarkand at 9:38. Meeting at the station with the sign.

    Check in hotel.

    The beginning of the excursion program:

    • Registan Square;

    Registan Square

    • Madrasah of Ulugbek (1417-1420);

    Madrasah of Ulugbek

    • Madrasah Sherdor (1619-1636);

    Madrasah Sherdor

    • Madrasah Tillya-Kori (1647-1660).

    Madrasah Tillya-Kori

    Lunch.

    Necropolis of Shahi-Zinda (XIV-XV centuries).

    Shahi Zinda

    Show program: Theater of historical costume "El Merosi" - an unusual cultural and ethnographic performance "Moments of Eternity" in the theater of historical costume perfectly complements the excursion program for Samarkand. During the show the artists show the costumes of different historical epochs of Uzbekistan from the Bronze Age to the present day.

    Dinner.

    Transfer to the hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 3: Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    The beginning of the excursion program:

    • Shahi Zinda - tomb of St. Kussam ibn Abass, the cousin of the Prophet Muhammad, as well as the tombs of other saints and dignitaries;

    Shahi Zinda

    • Bibi Khanim Mosque (XIV century), built in honor of Tamerlane's beloved wife;

    Bibi Khanim Mosque

    • Ulugbek's Observatory (XV century) - astronomer, scientist, ruler, beloved grandson of Tamerlane, killed by order of his son;

    Ulugbek's Observatory

    • Mausoleum of Saint Daniel. According to legend, Tamerlane made a pilgrimage to the mausoleum of the saint in his campaign to Asia Minor and decided that his capital Samarkand should also be rich and prosperous, and sent some of the remains of the saint to Samarkand with great honor.

    Mausoleum of Saint Daniel

    Visiting "Siab" bazaar.

    Siab bazaar

    Transfer to the hotel.

    Transfer to the station.

    Departure of the group on the comfortable train "Afrosiab" at 17:00 on the route Samarkand-Tashkent.

    Arrival in Tashkent at 19:40. Meeting at the station with a sign "Mira-Lux".

    Transfer to the hotel.

    Rest at the hotel.

  • Day 4: Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Free day. Shopping.

  • Day 5: Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Departure to the mountains (Tashkent region, Bostanlyk district). Recreation Area Green Conyen.

    Dinner.

    Transfer to the airport.

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Budget
Quantity (from) Quantity (to) Cost
10 pers. 10 pers. $636 *
Different number of people in your group? TBD *

* Requesting a price does not oblige you to buy a tour. You can send a request for different tours and choose the most suitable option.

What's included
  • Transport service;
  • Services of professional guides in Russian, English and Chinese;
  • Entrance tickets to museums and monuments;
  • Meals: full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
Transport

Comfortable high-speed train "Afrosiab".

What’s not included
  • Visa support for foreign citizens;
  • Personal expenses of tourists.

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