Uz-3 Train Tour4 Days | Samarkand, Bukhara

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The Uz-3 train tour is unforgettable 4 days of journey to ancient cities of Uzbekistan – Samarkand and Bukhara with an eventful program. During all these 4 days of the tour you will have a feeling as though you have found yourself in an oriental fairy tale. You will visit a holy land of Bukhara, a bulwark of Islam, where the city’s primordial history has preserved in the mosques, minarets and madrasahs covered with dust of eternity. You will also enjoy the grandeur and splendor of famous Samarkand whose stunning architectural ensembles attract attention of travelers from all over the world.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Tashkent – Samarkand
 
At 07:00 transfer from your hotel to railway station. Fast-speed train “Afrasiab” departs Tashkent at 08:00 and arrives in Samarkand at 10:10 (300 km). Your guide and driver will meet you at train station to begin the city tour in Samarkand. Visit spectacular Registan Square, remains of Bibi-Khanum Mosque, Siab Bazaar, Ulugbek Observatory, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis and Gur-Emir Mausoleum – authentic shrine of Tamerlane. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Day 2: Samarkand – Bukhara
 
Free time in the morning. At 11:00 transfer from hotel to railway station. Take “Sharq” train departing to Bukhara at 12:00 (270 km). Arrival at 14:55. Meet your guide and driver and visit Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa – summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir, unique site combining Oriental and Russian architecture. Continue to Bakhouddin Naqshbandi Mausoleum. Transfer to hotel in Bukhara. Check in and enjoy free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 1-2 hours
Day 3: Bukhara – Tashkent
 
Check-out from the hotel till noon. Enjoy a walking sightseeing tour with a guide in Old City. Visit Lyabi- Khauz Ensemble, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Chor-Minor Madrasah, trade domes, Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque, Miri-Arab Madrasah, Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan madrasahs, Ark Fortress, Bolo-Khauz Mosque, Ismail Samani and Chashma-Ayub mausoleums. Free time in the afternoon. At 18:30 transfer to train station. Take the night train departing to Tashkent at 19:50 (605 km). Arrival on the next day at 05:35. Overnight in the train.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Day 4: Tashkent
 
Arrival in Tashkent at 06:30. Pick-up and transfer to hotel/private residence. End of the tour.
  • All transfers: 1-2 pax by sedan type car; 3-7 pax by minivan type car; 8-13 pax by 20 seat bus, 14 pax and more by 40-50 seat bus;
  • Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
  • Sightseeing tour program in each city with local guides;
  • Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
  • Business/Economy-class ticket for train Samarkand-Tashkent as per option;
  • 1st class ticket for train Samarkand-Bukhara;
  • SV-class (compartment for two) ticket for train Bukhara- Tashkent;
  • Visa support for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
  • Starting 8 persons English speaking tour leader from Advantour;
  • Starting 10 persons +1 person travels free of charge accommodated in single room.
  • Tour leader to accompany the travellers for the whole period of the tour;
  • Full board (lunches and dinners);
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • Consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
  • Travel insurance.

Accommodation:

Comfort Option
Economy Option
Samarkand - 1 night
Grand Samarkand Superior, Grand Samarkand, Platan, Sultan, Malika Prime, Asia Samarkand City, Platan, Billuri Sitora, Jahongir, Caravan Serail, Malika Classic
Bukhara - 1 night
Omar Khayam, Devon-Begi, Zargaron Plaza, Asia Bukhara, Minorai-Kalon Amulet, Minzifa, K.Komil, Kukeldash, Zargaron, Kavsar, As-Salom, Siyavush

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