This volunteer organisation offers good travel advice, particularly on local transport, and sells postcards and stamps. They run some particularly interesting city tours (US$8–15 per person), visiting handicraft mas…
Odil at Jahongir B&B can arrange guides, transport and day trips around Samarkand and Nurata. Combine a day trip to Shakhrisabz (from US$15 per person) with some hiking and an overnight homestay at Amankutan, or…
Good local agency that specialises in off-the-beaten-track hiking between homestays in villages around Samarkand and Shakhrisabz. Trekking further afield in the Chimgan and Fan Mountains can also be organised.
Well-connected Farruh Bahronov offers tours in English and French, and can organise everything from accommodation, visas and transport services to cultural and eco tours.
Qualified teachers of English as a foreign language might be able to arrange employment at this language institute.
Offers US dollar cash advances on Visa cards for 4% commission. It's near the Agricultural Institute.
Offers US dollar cash advances on Mastercard and Maestro cards for 3% commission.