Weekend in Samarkand
A trip to the legendary Samarkand from Tashkent on the "Afrosiab" high-speed train. In two days you will get acquainted with all the sights of the capital of many empires of the past.
|Start of the tour: Tashkent||Accommodation: 3 stars.|
|End of tour: Tashkent||Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.|
|Duration: 2 days / 1 nights||Сities: Tashkent, Samarkand.|
Day 1: Tashkent - Samarkand
08: 00-10: 45 Departure to Samarkand on the comfortable high-speed train "Afrosiab".
Arrival in Samarkand.
Tour in Samarkand: Mausoleum of Guri Emir - the tomb of Tamerlane (XIV-XV centuries), which was built for the grandson of Timur - Muhammad-Sultan and the tomb of three other Temurids - the sons of Timur - Miranshakh and Shahrukh and his grandson Ulugbek,
Mausoleum Rukhabad ("House of the Spirit") (External examination) - in the legend it is said that under the dome there is a casket with seven hair of the Prophet Magomed (XIV century),
Registan Square (" Sand Place ") - the largest square of Samarkand: Ulugbek Madrasah - Sheikh Khoja Achror and the poet Jami were outstanding graduates of this madrasah (XV century), Madrasah Sherdor (XVII century), Madrasah Tilja-Kari ("Covered with gold") - rich gilding on the dome, walls and mihrab helped this madrasah to surpass other famous buildings in Central Asia (XVII century).
13:00-14:00 Lunch at the restaurant.
Continuation of the tour in Samarkand: Bibi Khanum Cathedral Mosque which was named after Tamerlane's elder wife (XIV century),
world famous Samarkand bazaar - Siab,
Mosque Hazret Khyzira (XIX century.), architectural complex Shahi Zinda (the living King) - the necropolis on the hillside Afrosiab is connected with Kusam ibn Abbas, the cousin of the Prophet Muhammad.
14:00 Hotel accommodation and rest.
15:00-18:00 Continuation of the excursion.
18:00 Dinner and free time.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Samarkand - Tashkent
07:00-08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
08:00-11:00 Shopping (shopping).
12:00 Departure from the hotel.
12:00-16:00 Excursion around Samarkand: Ulugbek's Observatory (XIV-XV centuries) and the "Al-Bukhari" Complex.
16:00 Transfer to the railway station.
17:00-19:38 Departure to Tashkent on the comfortable high-speed train "Afrosiab".
|Quantity (from)||Quantity (to)||Cost per person|
|15 pers.||25 pers.||$99 *|
|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.
- Transportation: there is a return ticket for the high-speed train "Afrosiab";
- Excursion with a guide;
- Transportation all transfers in the tour;
- Hotel accommodation with breakfast.