Two-day Bukhara & Samarkand Tour2 Days | Bukhara, Samarkand

Two-day Bukhara & Samarkand Tour

Maybe you only have a couple extra days, or maybe you just want an introduction to Uzbekistan. No matter what, this Two-Day Bukhara & Samarkand Tour is the best Uzbekistan tour for seeing the most important cities and sights in this great country. Start with Samarkand, an equal of Rome and Babylon, and home to monuments that make this city a worthy inclusion into the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Bukhara is a city of mosques, with views that have not changed for centuries. Experience life on the Silk Road and some of the finer places in the whole country with a day in Bukhara. Make the best of two days with this tour to Samarkand and Bukhara, and get to know Uzbekistan and its most famous sights.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara
 
Our driver will meet you at your hotel/place in Tashkent and transfer to the Railway Station early in the morning. You will take the high-speed train, Afrosiyob; it reaches Samarkand in 2 h 10 m. Your guide and driver will meet you at the train station to begin Samarkand city tour. You will 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. Enjoy free time with a car and driver at your disposal after sightseeing tour. In the evening transfer to the train station. You will take the high-speed Afrosiyob train departing to Bukhara; 300 km of the road will be overcome in one and a half hour. Pick-up and transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Day 2: Bukhara – Tashkent
 
In the morning start a guided walking tour in the historic part of Bukhara listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Visit Samanids Mausoleum, Chashma Ayub Mausoleum, Ark Fortress, Kalyan Ensemble, Miri-Arab Madrasah, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Madrasah of Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, trade domes, Lyabi-Hauz Complex. Enjoy some free time in the Old City. In the evening transfer to the airport for flight to Tashkent. Arrival in Tashkent, transfer to your place/hotel. End of the tour.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours

 

  • Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
  • Economy class ticket for flight Bukhara-Tashkent;
  • Tickets for trains Tashkent-Samarkand-Bukhara (on rare occasions when the high-speed train is unavailable, we will replace this with the most-comfortable class of regular train);
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Bukhara and Samarkand;
  • Entrance ticket fees to the museums, mausoleums and other sights mentioned in the program;
  • Car for city tour in Samarkand;
  • All drop off/pick up to/from airports/train stations.
  • Tour leader to accompany the travellers for the whole period of the tour;
  • Full board (lunch and dinner);
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
  • Personal travel insurance.

Accommodation:

Economy Option
Comfort Option
Bukhara - 1 night
Bibikhanum, As-Salom, Fatima, Kavsar or similarOmar Khayam, Zargaron Plaza, Asia Bukhara or similar

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