Explore Samarkand, the famous capital of the 14th-century Timurid Empire, on this guided, 1-day sightseeing tour from Tashkent. Samarkand is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia, prospering from its location on the Silk Road between China and the Mediterranean. Roam Samarkand's streets in search of its famous mosques and mausoleums. Also, visit Registan Square in the heart of Samarkand, plus the Ulugbek Observatory, the Gur-Emir Mausoleum, and much more. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Tashkent, plus all entry fees are included on this small-group tour.
• 1 day
Samarkand's winemaking history dates back to the early 19th century when a Russian pioneer winemaker launched his first wine production in the region. You'll get a taste of Uzbek wines and cognacs on a 2-hour tasting tour at Khovrenko Winery with a local guide. Take a break from Samarkand's World Heritage–listed monuments and learn about its winemaking traditions.
• 2 hours
Samarkand and Shakhrisabz two important cities of the period of Timur’s (Tamerlane’s) empire. Samarkand was a capital of Timur's empire and Shakrisabz his native town and summer residence. During this short but interesting trip you will visit two beloved cities of Timur.
• 2 days
Cultural tour in Uzbekistan, 2017 -2018Travel itinerary: Samarkand – Shakhrisabz - Bukhara Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights Group size: Min - 2 persons, Max - 15 persons Accommodation: Twin or double accommodations in hotels Description:This tailor-made tour itinerary starts in Samarkand and gives you the chance of visiting the Top Popular Destination of Central Asia. Samarkand, Bukhara & Shakrisabz used to be the some of the most important cities of Central Asia for the caravans of the Great Silk Road. You will have 3 full days to discover the outstanding Silk Road architecture of these cities. The majestic Registan Square of Samarkand, beautiful llandscapes on the road to Shakhrisabz and the untouched old cities of Bukhara will take you back to the time of the caravans.Price Includes:Guides;Transfers; Accommodation in 3* hotels
• 3 days
Enjoy fantastic sights of Samarkand that have always been referred as the heart of the Silk Road. You will also have traditional homemade food for lunch. This one day group tour will fill your memories with wonderful experiences in the city of Samarkand. The attractions you will be visiting include the Mausoleum of Amir Temur, the Place of Registan, Gur-emir, Bibi-khanum Mosque, and Shakhi Zinda Complex.
• 8 hours
Visit the 14th century Feroz Shah Kotla Fort that was built by the Sultan of Delhi, Feroz Shah Tughlaq. Walk through the ruins of the fort with your guide who will share with you the history and stories related to this heritage site. The fort contains an ancient mosque, Jami Masjid, that is used for offering prayers even today. It also has a circular stepwell that is still used to water the gardens in the fort.Highlights: • Ashokan pillar • Circular stepwell • Oldest surviving, active mosque in India
• 3 hours
The two-day tour in Bukhara will give you the opportunity to see the main attractions of the old city. This tour lasts 5-7 hours each day. First day - The tour begins with the ancient Karakul gates located at the suburbs of the city, and you follow ancient streets of Bukhara visiting Ark forts, Minorai Kalon ensemble, trading domes and ends at the other end of the old city - in the historical complex Lyabi House. On the second day You will visit Historical complex "Bahovaddin Nakshbandi", "Chor Bakir" Necropolis, Emir's summer palace "Sitorai Mohi Khosa", during tour you will be taking to taste the best Shish kebab in Bukhara. During excursion of this tour you will see the splendor of oriental mosques, view grace and beauty of Madrassahs, visit the Citadel Ark - the palace of the rulers of Bukhara and stroll through the ancient streets of the city.
• 2 days