Samarkand City Day Tour
Discover the Samarkand City Day Tour, its Day Tour Package, covers Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent, City Tour
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Medium Group
With Silk Road Travellers, discover the best of Central Asia, Samarkand City Day Tour. We offer a range of Samarkand City Day Tour that take you through the varied culture, religion, architecture, train tour, customs and tradition of various Central Asia Country and states. Uzbekistan is enriched with cultural heritage that draws tourists from in and out of country in a large number.
Samarkand, the second largest city in Uzbekistan, is home to one of the world’s finest Islamic architecture. Samarkand literally means “stone fort” or “rock town” and this is evident from its many beautiful architectural monuments and ancient ruins. Samarkand is the city of legends dating back to the 329 B.C. Samarkand is as old as Rome, Athens and Babylon- more than 25 centuries old.
Samarkand is a city of blue domes, slender minarets and invigorating smell situated on the Silk Road between China and the West. Samarkand is known by various names- Poets and historians of the past called it “Rome of the East, Ancient Arab manuscripts refer to it as the “Gem of the East” while the Europeans called it the “The Land of Scientists”.
Samarkand, a place unexplored and devoid of tourists, was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site as Samarkand – Crossroads of Cultures in the year 2001.
- 2 water bottles 0.5L per person
- Services of Professional English/French/German etc. speaking tour guide in Samarkand;
- All transfer in comfortable bus as per the itinerary;
- Tashkent-Samarkand, Samarkand-Tashkent afrosiyob speed train economy tickets;
- All fees to monuments as per the itinerary;
- All Taxes;
- International Air tickets;
- Late Check out and Early check ins;
- Charges in hotels for additional services;
- Photography and video making fees at the sites;
- Personal insurance;
- Tips and gratuities;
- Any services not included in the above itinerary.
06:00-06:30 Breakfast at your hotel’s restaurant.
07:00 Check out from Hotel and Transfer to Railway station
08:00 Afrosiyob Train departures from Tashkent (343 km. 2 h.10 min)
10:10 Arrival in Samarkand
10:10 Start city tour by visiting Guri Emir mausoleum (XVc.) Then visit Registan square with 3 huge madrasahs: Ulughbek (XVc.), Shirdar (XVIIc.) & Tillakori (XVIIc.),
13:00 Lunch at guest house “Mubarak” or local restaurant
Continue city tour and visit Shahi Zindah necropolis (XIc.) & Ulughbek Observatory (XVc.), Bibi Khanum mosque (XIV-XVc.), Hoja Daniil (prophet 3 religion) & Siyab bazaar for shopping
17:00 Transfer to Samarkand local railway station
18:00 Afrosiyob Train departure from Samarkand
20:10 Arrival in Tashkent
End of the tour