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Tashkent and Samarkand Tour

If you are already in South Kazakhstan, close to historical and touristic sights of Uzbekistan, we offer a three-day Tashkent and Samarkand tour from Shymkent or Turkestan to make the best of your time and travel. The present capital of Uzbekistan - Tashkent and the historical capital - Samarkand will attract your attention to medieval architectural and historical monuments. In Tashkent, you will discover an old city with Khast-Imam Complex, new part with squares and museums; in Samarkand, you will visit Registan Square, an architectural masterpiece that has reached us from Middle Ages and many more. Book Tashkent and Samarkand tour to extend your knowledge about the culture and traditions of Uzbekistan.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Shymkent – Tashkent
Our driver will meet you at Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan border point Chernyaevka and transfer to the hotel. Check in to the hotel at noon. In the afternoon your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby to start sightseeing in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan and the biggest city in Central Asia. Visit Old City part of Tashkent with the Khast-Imam Complex where the world famous holy book Quran of Caliph Uthman has been preserved. In Khast-Imam visit Madrasah of Barak-Khan, Tillya-Sheykh Mosque, Mausoleum of the Saint Kaffal Shashi and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari. Explore Chorsu Bazaar. Then take a ride on Tashkent Metro to the city center to walk through Amir Timur Square, Independence Square and visit Applied Arts Museum. Free time in the evening.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours
Day 2: Tashkent – Samarkand – Tashkent
Transfer to the Railway Station at 07:15. The high-speed train Afrosiyob departs at 08:00. and arrives in Samarkand at 10:10. A guide and driver will meet you at the station, which is a starting point of the Samarkand tour. The tour program includes visits to Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Registan Square, Bibi Khanum Mosque, Shahi-Zinda Necropolis, Ulugbek Observatory and the central Samarkand bazaar. Back to the railway station at 16:00. The train departs at 17:00 and arrives in Tashkent at 19:10. Transfer to the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Day 3: Tashkent – departure
In the morning transfer to Uzbekistan – Kazakhstan border point Chernyaevka. End of the tour.
  • All transfers 1-2 pax by sedan type car; 3-7 pax by van type car;
  • Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
  • Sightseeing tour program in each city with local guides;
  • Entrance fees to sights as per itinerary;
  • Business/Economy-class ticket for train Tashkent – Samarkand – Tashkent as per option (on rare occasions when the high-speed train is unavailable, we will replace this with the most-comfortable class of regular train).
  • Tour leader to accompany the travellers for the whole period of the tour;
  • Transfers Shymkent – Chernyaevka border point – Shymkent 200USD, Turkestan – Chernyaevak border point – Turkestan 380USD;
  • Full board (lunches and dinners);
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
  • Visa support and consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
  • Travel insurance.


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