Explore the birthplace of Timur, the legendary warrior and founder of the Timurid Empire. Today, Shakhrisabz is home to the ruins of Timur’s palace, Ak-Saray, which took 24 years to build, and the tomb of Dzhahongir, Timur’s favorite son. Finish up the tour with the Kok-Gumbaz Mosque and the Dor-ut Tilavat Ensemble, dedicated to a religious leader of the region.
Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Samarkand. Depart Samarkand and drive to Shakhrisabz (90 km, 2 h.). Have a short city tour in Shakhrisabz. Visit Mausoleum of Jakhongir in Dor-us Saodat Memorial Complex, remains of Ak-Saray Palace, Dor-ut Tilavat Ensemble with Kok-Gumbaz Mosque and burial vault of Tamerlane’s father. In the afternoon return to Samarkand. End of the tour.
Duration of sightseeing: 2 hours
Duration of the tour: 6 hours
- Guided sightseeing tour;
- Entrance fees to the museums, mausoleums and other sights;
- Transport throughout the city tour (1-3 pax 1 sedan car).
Prices per person
The tour is private with your personal guide. There will be no other people joining the tour.
Our guides will follow your own pace.
The starting time of the tour is up to you and may vary from 09.00 am to 16.00 pm.
We are happy to offer this tour for air/train passengers too. Our guide will meet you at the arrival station.
Tour to Shakhrisabz from Samarkand Reviews
Visited May 2017