Samarkand Tours and Excursions

Samarkand Tours, Uzbekistan

Samarkand tours is an introduction to the ancient and impressive city named by UNESCO as "crossroad of cultures" and included to the World Intangible Heritage List. Bright memories from this trip will stay with you forever, such as excursions on the well-known Registan square and to many other beautiful and interesting sights of the former great capital of the Temurids Empire constructed by the best architects of the time.

Best Private Samarkand Tour Itineraries

Day Tour to Samarkand from Tashkent by Train

Day Tour to Samarkand from Tashkent

Take a day to discover the beauties of the Pearl of the East. Visit the Gur-Emir Tomb, Registan Square, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, and other sights of Samarkand, and return to Tashkent by the evening.

Gur-Emir Mausoleum, Registan Square, Bibi Khanum Mosque, Shahi-Zinda Necropolis, Ulugbek Observatory, etc.

1 Day | All year round | from US$ 125 / personDetails

Samarkand City Tour: one-day trip and excursion

Samarkand City Tour

This Samarkand City Tour takes you to the main destinations in the historical center of one of the world’s oldest cities. Samarkand retains its imperial atmosphere and many impressive buildings.

Ulugbek Observatory, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, Registan Square etc.

1 Day | All year round | from US$ 70 / personDetails

Tour to Shakhrisabz from Samarkand

Tour to Shakhrisabz from Samarkand

Visit the hometown of Amir Timur with this day Tour to Shakhrisabz from Samarkand. See the Dor-Us Siodat Memorial Complex, the Ak-Saray Palace, and the Kok-Gumbaz Mosque.

Ak-Saray Palace, Kok-Gumbaz Mosque, etc.

1 Day | All year round | from US$ 55 / personDetails

Tour to the sacred cave of Hazrat Daud in Samarkand Vicinity

Hazrat Daud Cave Tour

Add on to your trip to Samarkand with a one-day extension to the Hazrat Daud Cave. The cave itself is a holy site, with pilgrims coming to make their wishes come true.

Hazrat Daud Cave

1 Day | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 70 / personDetails

Explore Samarkand vicinities: Tour to Urgut and Silk Carpet Factory

Tour to Urgut and Silk Carpet Factory

Get off the beaten track with this one-day tour to the Chor-Chinor Garden in Urgut, home to thousand-year-old sycamores, followed by a stroll in a traditional bazaar and a visit to the Silk Carpet Factory.

Urgut, Samarkand

1 Day | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 85 / personDetails

Two-day Bukhara & Samarkand Tour

Two-day Bukhara & Samarkand Tour

Double your fun with a two-day trip to two of Uzbekistan’s best cities. This is the best Uzbekistan tour for those who don’t want to miss any of the biggest monuments, but who are also short on time.

Bukhara, Samarkand

2 Days | All year round | from US$ 330 / personDetails

Samarkand Two-Day Tour by Train (from Tashkent)

Two-day Samarkand Tour by Train

Head back to the Middle Ages with the Two-Day Samarkand Tour by Train. This is the best tour for maximizing your time in Samarkand, with stops at all of the major sights and tastes of the local cuisine.

Samarkand

2 Days | All year round | from US$ 270 / personDetails

2-Day Samarkand Tour by Car from Tashkent

2-Day Samarkand Tour by Car from Tashkent

2-Day Samarkand Tour by Car from Tashkent offers private, comfortable transport as you explore Uzbekistan’s most-visited city, from staple greats such as Registan Square, Gur Emir Mausoleum and Shakhi-Zinda to the archaeological Afrasiab Museum, Tomb of St. Daniel and Konigil village.

Gur Emir, Registan, Siab Bazaar, Bibi Khanum, Shakhi-Zinda, Ulugbek Observatory, Afrasiab, Konigil village

2 Days | All year round | from US$ 230 / personDetails

Two-day Aydarkul and Sarmishsay Tour

Aydarkul and Sarmishsay Tour

This active short tour takes you to Sharmishsay, with a unique gallery of over 10,000 petroglyphs. Then, experience a taste of the nomadic life, with a visit to Aydarkul Lake, where you can go swimming, ride a camel, and stay in a yurt.

Nurata, Sarmish-Say, Aydarkul

2 Days | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 250 / personDetails

Samarkand City Tour: Two-Day Trip and Excursion

Samarkand City Tour (2 days)

Go a little more in-depth with two days in Timur’s capital, Samarkand. Alongside visits to the main sights of Samarkand, head out to some more hidden gems.

Ulugbek Observatory, the Tomb of Saint Daniel, Bibi-Khanum Mosque etc.

2 Days | All year round | from US$ 130 / personDetails

Two-day Samarkand & Shahrisabz Tour

Samarkand & Shahrisabz Tour

Get to know Samarkand and Shahrisabz, the ancient capitals and cosmopolitan centers of Central Asia. Visit Registan Square in Samarkand, Ak-Saray Palace and Shahrisabz, plus historical mausoleums, mosques, and more.

Samarkand, Shahrisabz

2 Days | All year round | from US$ 270 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Train Tour 3: Bukhara, Samarkand

Uz-3 Train Tour

This Uzbekistan train tour gives you two days in Bukhara and 1 day in Samarkand, with more detailed tours for the intrepid traveler.

Samarkand, Bukhara

3 Days | All year round | from US$ 490 / personDetails

Rural Tour in Uzbekistan - Nurata Mountains and Aydarkul Lake

Nurata Mountains and Aydarkul Lake Tour

This three-day tour will show you how people have lived in the Kyzylkum Desert for centuries. For those who want to get away from the cities, this is the best Uzbekistan tour to see how nomads and villagers have made their homes for centuries.

Bukhara, Nurata, Kyzyl Kum desert, Nurata mountains, Samarkand

3 Days | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 230 / personDetails

4-day Tajikistan Tour from Samarkand, Uzbekistan

4-day Tajikistan Tour from Samarkand

This four-day tour visits Penjikent, the Seven Lakes, and Khujand in Tajikistan. Penjikent is home to the birthplace of Rudaki, a famous poet, and ruins of the ancient city. The Seven Lakes are gems in the mountains of Tajikistan, and are perfect for a picnic. Khujand has long been an important city in Central Asia, and today hosts a large bazaar and several interesting sites.

Samarkand, Penjikent, Khudjand, Tashkent

4 Days | All year round | from US$ 540 / personDetails

Bukhara and Samarkand Tour from Tashkent - 4 days Itinerary

Bukhara and Samarkand from Tashkent

If you only have a few days but still want to see the top sights of Uzbekistan, take this tour to Samarkand and Bukhara. See the medieval palaces of Bukhara’s emirs and the royal monuments of Samarkand, all in a couple days.

Bukhara, Samarkand

4 Days | All year round | from US$ 620 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Train Tour: Tours to Bukhara and Samarkand

Uz-1 Train Tour

Travel by train to Bukhara, and return to Tashkent via Samarkand on the train. See the best of these historical cities, plus the broad deserts between them.

Bukhara, Samarkand

4 Days | All year round | from US$ 490 / personDetails

Samarkand and Bukhara Tour from Almaty

Samarkand and Bukhara Tour from Almaty

Samarkand and Bukhara Tour from Almaty is a well-planned excursion packed with sightseeing in two of the most glorious cities along the Great Silk Road. This unique route offers comfort and convenience so that you can relax and enjoy the sites of Uzbekistan which have been inspiring travelers for centuries.

Almaty, Samarkand, Bukhara

4 Days | All year round | from US$ 485 / personDetails

Samarkand and Bukhara Group Tour from Almaty

Samarkand and Bukhara Group Tour from Almaty

On the Samarkand and Bukhara Group Tour from Almaty, you will leave the busy streets of Kazakhstan behind as you hop on a plane for Samarkand, Uzbekistan, spending the next four days experiencing the sights of two cities as unique from one another as they are ancient.

Samarkand, Bukhara

5 Days | Summer, autumn | US$ 490 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Train Tour: Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand

Uz-5 Train Tour

This 5-day cultural tour will introduce you to the most well-known sights of Tashkent, Bukhara, and Samarkand.

Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand

5 Days | All year round | from US$ 650 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Muslim Tour: Islamic Art and History

Uzbekistan Muslim Tour

This 6-day Uzbekistan Muslim tour is specially designed to take you to the most important Islamic sites in Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara. Spend extra time at medieval mosques, important mausoleums, and the spiritual centers of Uzbekistan.

Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara

6 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,010 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Tour to Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent

Welcome to Uzbekistan

Review and book Uzbekistan Tour. Visit historical cities of Uzbekistan including Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand.

Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand

6 Days | All year round | from US$ 850 / personDetails

Winter Group Tour in Uzbekistan with Fixed Dates in 2023

Uzbekistan Winter Group Tour 2023

The Uzbekistan winter group tour is ideal for visiting the country’s most famous sights and monuments when there are fewer tourists. Explore the old town of Tashkent, Registan Square in Samarkand, Lyabi-Hauz in Bukhara, and other places.

Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara

6 Days | December - February | US$ 690 / personDetails

Classic Uzbekistan Group Tour in 2023 and 2024 with Guaranteed Dates

Classic Uzbekistan Group Tour 2023-2024

Our most popular escorted tour of Uzbekistan in a small group will acquaint you with the most famous ancient cities in Uzbekistan: Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand, as well as the modern capital, Tashkent.

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand

8 Days | Spring, summer, autumn | US$ 1,090 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Classic Tour: Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent

Uzbekistan Classic Tour

Explore Uzbekistan, with its welcoming people, blue-domed minarets, mausoleums full of history, and local cuisines that have become inseparable from the cultures of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva. Feel the charm of the East for yourself!

Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva

8 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,150 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Train Tour 2: Tours to Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand

Uz-2 Train Tour

Combine a high-speed train trip to Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, and Tashkent with tours to famous sights and independent exploring.

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand

8 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,050 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Train Tour: Tashkent, Ferghana Valley, Bukhara, Samarkand

Uz-4 Train Tour

Explore Uzbekistan from west to east, all the way from Samarkand to the Fergana Valley. Enjoy beautiful views of the passing landscapes as you travel by train across Uzbekistan.

Tashkent, Ferghana Valley, Bukhara, Samarkand

8 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,200 / personDetails

8-day Sufi Tour along Uzbekistan: Tour in Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent

Sufi Tour in Uzbekistan

This 8-day tour of Uzbekistan will introduce you to the Sufi holy places of Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara. See a Quran, said to have been owned by the third Caliph, Uthman, and then head to the many mosques and mausoleums of Samarkand and Bukhara.

Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara

8 Days | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 1,100 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Pilgrimage Tour: Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Termez

Uzbekistan Pilgrimage Tour

This Uzbekistan Pilgrimage Tour stops at many of the sights that are less well-known, but no less important. Explore the Zangiata Mausoleum in Tashkent, the mausoleums of the many Sufi figures in Bukhara, and the mausoleum of the founder of a dervish order in Termez, with other stops in Samarkand, Kitab, and Denau.

Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Kitab, Sherobod, Termez, Denau

8 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,210 / personDetails

Bukhara Silk & Spice Festival Tour 2023

Silk & Spice Festival Tour 2023

Visit the Silk and Spice Festival in Bukhara, a bright celebration of the flavors and patterns of Uzbekistan. This group tour spends two days at the festival, and then visits the top sights of Uzbekistan in Samarkand and Tashkent.

Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara

8 Days | May | US$ 860 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Family Tour

Uzbekistan Family Tour

Book the Uzbekistan Family Tour Package and vacation in the ancient cities of Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. Children will be delighted with cooking and papermaking classes, and will enjoy time at the Science Museum and parks full of attractions.

Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara

8 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,080 / personDetails

Golden Road to Samarkand, Uzbekistan - 10 Days, Itinerary, Prices

Golden Road to Samarkand

Dive into Uzbekistan’s ancient history with this tour of Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Gijduvan, Samarkand and Shakhrisabz. Take a long journey filled with interesting adventures and unparalleled charm of Uzbekistan. 10 day itinerary balances between showcasing the best sights and giving you enough free time to enjoy them.

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Gijduvan, Samarkand, Shakhrisabz

10 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,380 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Relaxed Group Tour 2023-2024

Uzbekistan Relaxed Group Tour 2023-2024

The Uzbekistan Relaxed Group Tour 2023-2024 allows you to experience the very best of Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Gijduvan and Samarkand at a laid-back pace that will not leave you feeling tired, rushed or overwhelmed.

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Gijduvan, Samarkand

10 Days | Autumn | US$ 1,160 / personDetails

The Best of Winter in Uzbekistan Tour

The Best of Winter in Uzbekistan Tour

Do you like skiing/snowboarding and want to see the main beauties of Uzbekistan? Then this Best of Winter in Uzbekistan Tour is created for you! The first three days of the tour you will be able to have plenty of rides at the modern ski resort Amirsay, and then you will have almost a week of excursions to the ancient cities of Uzbekistan, cozy warm evenings, famous Uzbek cuisine and much more.

Tashkent, Chimgan, Bukhara, Samarkand

10 Days | November-March | from US$ 1,190 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Tour: Tashkent, Kokand, Fergana, Margilan, Rishtan, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva

Silk Road from Fergana to Khiva

From the bold patterns of wool carpets to the intricate designs of ceramics to the grandiosity of tiled mosques and madrassas, see the best of Uzbekistan’s master craftsmen and applied artists.

Tashkent, Kokand, Fergana, Margilan, Rishtan, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva

10 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,550 / personDetails

Cultural Tour for Persian New Year. Navruz (Nowruz) Small Group Tour 2023

Spring Holidays: Navruz Group Tour 2023

Celebrate Persian New Year in local style while exploring ancient Silk Road cities on this 10-day small group Navruz tour of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

10 Days | March | US$ 1,590 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Food Tour

Uzbekistan Food Tour

This 10-day Uzbekistan Food Tour will introduce you not only to the flavors of Uzbek national dishes, but will also teach you how to cook them. Enjoy the wines of this sunny land while visiting Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva.

Tashkent, Samarkand, Gijduvan, Bukhara, Khiva

10 Days | All year round | from US$ 2,070 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan 11-Day Tour

Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan 11-Day Tour

Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan 11-Day Tour will guide you through the highlights of Central Asia’s two leading nations, from the majestic ruins of Samarkand and Bukhara to the diverse major cities of Tashkent, Almaty and Astana, with side trips to canyons, excavation sites and artistic villages planned throughout the journey.

Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Almaty, Charyn Canyon, Astana

11 Days | All year round | from US$ 2,590 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Tour-3

Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Tour-3

This 11-day Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Tour combines the most interesting sights, diverse nature, delicious cuisine, and welcoming people of these Central Asian countries.

Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Darvaza, Ashgabat, Mary, Merv

11 Days | All year round | from US$ 2,090 / personDetails

Extended Uzbekistan Group Tour 2023-2024

Extended Uzbekistan Group Tour 2023-2024

Join like-minded travellers on this small group tour of Uzbekistan’s historical, cultural, and scenic highlights! Explore the fabled Silk Road cities of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, and Tashkent, as well as some of Uzbekistan’s more ‘off-the-beaten-track’ destinations.

Tashkent, Nukus, Khorezm, Khiva, Bukhara, Nurata, Samarkand

12 Days | August | US$ 1,440 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan 12-Day Tour

Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan 12-Day Tour

Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan 12-Day Tour is a discovery of Central Asia in all her glory, from the medieval ruins of Samarkand and Bukhara to the wild Charyn Canyon and mountainous Almaty. Join us on a journey of historical wonders and outdoor exploration.

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Almaty, Charyn Canyon, Issyk Lake

12 Days | All year round | from US$ 2,450 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Zoroastrianism and Buddhism Tour

Zoroastrianism and Buddhism Tour

This complete 12-day tour will introduce you to the many sights from Zoroastrianism and Buddhism in Uzbekistan. Visit the major cities of Uzbekistan and learn their histories, plus travel to some lesser-known sites with their own stories to tell.

Tashkent, Termez, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Nukus

12 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,820 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Tour - 1: Tours to Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Bishkek, Son-Kul, Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul

Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Tour - 1

Get to know Central Asia on this trip to these two neighboring countries on the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Tour 1. With stops in Uzbekistan’s biggest cities and Kyrgyzstan’s natural treasures, this 12-day tour is a real treat for adventurers.

Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Bishkek, Son-Kul, Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul

12 Days | from mid-May until September | from US$ 2,590 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Tour - 3

Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Tour - 3

This option follows a detailed itinerary through historical sites and nature excursions across Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Bishkek, Issyk-Kul, Karakol, Kochkor

13 Days | All year round | from US$ 2,360 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Tour - 2

Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan Tour - 2

This 13-day combined tour goes in-depth into the biggest sights of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, with stops at the must-see cities and excursions off the beaten path.

Tashkent, Khiva, Nukus, Kunya-Urgench, Darvaza gas crater, Ashgabat, Mary, Gonur, Merv, Bukhara, Samarkand

13 Days | All year round | from US$ 2,510 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Tour - 1:Tours to Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Shakhrisabz, Termez, Dushanbe, Khujand

Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Tour - 1

Cover two countries in one trip with this special combined Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Tour. See the most famous sights of both countries, and get a little taste of local flavor as you travel.

Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Shakhrisabz, Termez, Dushanbe, Khujand

13 Days | All year round | from US$ 2,060 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Archaeological Tour: from Ferghana Valley to Kyzylkum desert

Uzbekistan Archaeological Tour

Discover ancient Central Asia with this 13-day Uzbekistan Archaeological Tour. Visit ancient cities and archaeological excavations that tell about the different historical epochs of the region, as well as exploring the more modern sights of Uzbekistan.

Tashkent, Fergana, Kuva, Margilan, Rishtan, Termez, Samarkand, Nurata Mountains, Bukhara, Paykent, Ayaz-Kala, Khiva, Urgench

13 Days | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 2,200 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Tour - 3

Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Tour - 3

This tour visits the main sights of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, giving you an in-depth view of both countries. Visit the ancient cities of Khiva and Khujand, the monuments of Samarkand and Bukhara, and the lakes of the Fann Mountains in northeastern Tajikistan, all on this best tour of Central Asia.

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Penjikent, Dushanbe, Khujand

14 Days | All year round | from US$ 1,760 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Jeep Tour - Itinerary and Price

Uzbekistan Jeep Tour

A jeep tour around Uzbekistan offers you a visit to the historical cities of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva, filling your vacation with a lot of memorable moments. You will also see the Aral Sea, the famous "cemetery of ships" in Muynak, and other magnificent sights of Uzbekistan.

Tashkent, Chimgan, Jizzakh, Samarkand, Nurata, Bukhara, Khiva, Nukus, Aral Sea

15 Days | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 3,940 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Tour: Tashkent, Nukus, Muynak, Khiva, Bukhara, Sentyab village and Samarkand

Exotics of the East

A fascinating adventure steeped in the romance of the east, this tour takes you to the ancient cities and natural wonders of Uzbekistan. Embark on a journey to the most varied and vibrant sights on your way from west to east.

Tashkent, Nukus, Muynak, Khiva, Bukhara, Sentyab village, Samarkand

15 Days | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 1,750 / personDetails

Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Tour - 2:Tours to Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Shakhrisabz, Termez, Dushanbe, Khujand

Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Tour - 2

This big 16-day tour takes you to the stop UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Central Asia with visits at some of the most monumental sights in the region.

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Shakhrisabz, Termez, Dushanbe, Khujand

16 Days | All year round | from US$ 2,420 / personDetails

Uzbekistan Tour: Tashkent, Kokand, Rishtan, Fergana, Margilan, Nukus, Muynak, Khiva, Bukhara, Nurata, Shakhrisabz, Samarkand, Termez

Uzbekistan in Depth Tour

Explore every corner of this country with our 17-day in-depth tour. The program includes the picturesque Fergana Valley, the ship cemetery where the Aral Sea used to be in Muynak, ruined fortresses in ancient Khorezm, the Buddhist monuments of Termez, and the main centers of Samarkand and Bukhara.

Tashkent, Kokand, Rishtan, Fergana, Margilan, Nukus, Muynak, Khiva, Bukhara, Nurata, Shakhrisabz, Samarkand, Termez

17 Days | Spring, summer, autumn | from US$ 2,520 / personDetails