Uz-3 Train Tour3 Days | Samarkand, Bukhara

Uz-3 Train Tour

The Uz-3 train tour is unforgettable 3 days of journey to ancient cities of Uzbekistan – Samarkand and Bukhara with an eventful program. During all these 3 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 train , Afrosiyob, 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, transfer to the old town of Bukhara. Leave your luggage at reception and proceed for the 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. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Day 3: Bukhara – Tashkent
 
Start the second day in Bukhara with a visit to 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 and Chor-Bakr Necropolis. At 14:40 transfer from the hotel to the train station. Take the high-speed train, Afrosiyob, to Tashkent departing at 15:52, arriving at 19:40 (605 km). On arrival, transfer to your hotel/place. End of the tour.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 3-4 hours
  • All transfers: 1-2 pax by sedan type car; 3-7 pax by minivan type car; 8-13 pax by 30 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;
  • Tickets for trains Tashkent-Samarkand-Bukhara-Tashkent (on rare occasions when the high-speed train is unavailable, we will replace this with the most-comfortable class of regular train);
  • Visa support letter for Uzbekistan visa.
  • 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;
  • Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
  • Travel insurance.

Accommodation:

Economy Option
Comfort Option
Samarkand - 1 night
Platan, Meros, Orient Star, Malika Prime, Rabat, CityDilimah, Sultan, Grand Samarkand Superior A, Grand Samarkand Superior B, Platan, Alexander, Minor, Malika Prime, Asia Samarkand
Bukhara - 1 night
Amulet, Minzifa, As-Salom, Shohrud, Fatima, Bibikhanum, Volida, Kukeldash, K.Komil, BasilicOmar Khayam, Minorai-Kalon , Devon-Begi, Zargaron Plaza, Asia Bukhara

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