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. The high-speed Afrosiyob train 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 – the mausoleum of Amir Timur. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Day 2: Samarkand – Bukhara
In the morning at 08:45 transfer from the hotel to railway station. Take Afrosiyob train departing to Bukhara at 09:43 (270 km). Arrival at 11:17. Meet your guide and driver and visit Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa – the summer residence of Bukhara’s last emir, unique site combining Oriental and Russian architecture. Continue to the Mausoleum of Bakhouddin Naqshbandi. 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 the 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 Tashkent-Samarkand-Bukhara as per option;
  • SV-class (compartment for two) ticket for train Bukhara- Tashkent;
  • Visa support letter for Uzbekistan 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.


Economy Option
Comfort Option
Samarkand - 1 night
City, Billuri Sitora or similarSultan, Platan or similar
Bukhara - 1 night
As-Salom, K.Komil or similarOmar Khayam, Asia Bukhara or similar

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