1 Day
USD 130
for single traveller
USD 30
for each additional traveller

Prices are in US dollars and valid for 2024

Samarkand is one of the most famous cities in Uzbekistan and Central Asia, known as the 'Rome of the East' to travellers and also one of the major centres of the Great Silk Road during its existence. The city was the capital of the once enormous Timurid Empire and gained international fame in the 14th and 15th centuries. With its stunning Islamic architecture and rich cultural heritage, Samarkand is a must-visit destination for any traveller.

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Itinerary

The historical monuments of Samarkand are spread at a distance from each other, so the Samarkand tour includes a vehicle with a driver and a tour guide. The duration of the tour is about 6 hours.
If required we will be happy to arrange train tickets for the speed train to/from Samarkand at an additional charge.

Day 1

Samarkand city tour

Explore the magnificent city of Samarkand and discover its rich history and impressive architecture. Marvel at the Gur-Emir Mausoleum, a 15th-century masterpiece of Islamic architecture and the final resting place of Tamerlane, a national hero of Uzbekistan. Learn about the renowned 15th-century astronomer Ulugbek, who commissioned the construction of an observatory in Samarkand. Visit the grand Bibi-Khanum Mosque, the largest historical mosque in Samarkand, and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Siab Market (closed on Mondays). Experience the enchanting Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, adorned with intricately decorated mausoleums featuring majolica and mosaic tiles. The highlight of your Samarkand tour is the breathtaking Registan Square, featuring three astonishingly beautiful madrassahs constructed between the 15th and 17th centuries.

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Included

  • Tour guide

  • Entrance fees as per itinerary

  • Transportation with driver for the tour

Not Included

  • Entrance fees to sights not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Meals are not included

  • Photo and video fees

  • Gratitude to guide and driver are not included

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