One day Samarkand city tour

Registan squareEverybody visiting Uzbekistan has their own preferences: somebody craves for visiting noble Bukhara, somebody wants to see majestic Samarkand and somebody likes to go to full of contrasts Tashkent.

Here we offer only the tour of ancient Samarkand.

For its centuries-old history the ancient Samarkand experienced everything – the times of glorification and decay, several times underwent the ruinous raids but rose the new life, changing its appearance to the best.

Samarkand was endowed with the most beautiful epithets like “Eden of the ancient East”, “The beauty of sublunary countries”, “The precious gem of the oriental world”, “Rome of the East”, “The face of the Earth”, “The garden of the poets”, “The capital of the World”, “The heavenly paradise”.


We are ready to offer you the one-day, two-day and three-day tours of Samarkand. Moreover, we also have four-day tour which will help you to study magnificent Samarkand thoroughly. In this small tour there is a reference to the flight, but you can use any motor transport or the train.

One-day tour in Samarkand

Once you book one-day tour of Samarkand, you’ll be convinced that for one day it is possible to learn a lot of new and interesting things, to plunge into the world of the mysterious East and enjoy the oriental culture.

One-day tour of Samarkand includes the following program:

Meeting with the guide and driver at any comfortable for you place (hotel, monument, railway station, airport).
At 9:00 the beginning of the tour. First you’ll go to the famous Registan square with three majestic madrasahs: Madrasah of Ulugbek (1417-1420), Sher-Dor Madrasah (1619-1635/36), Tillya-Kori Madrasah (1647-1659/60). There are no more such unique complexes in the world. Just here you can take unique photos, touch the history of the East and the culture of the studies and purchase the oriental souvenirs for your friends and relatives.

The logical continuation of the tour will be the visit to the oriental market “Siab” in old part of the town and the Mosque Bibi-Khanum, which merged with the Jewish, Tajik and Uzbek quarter by the amazing way. You can truck through the old and narrow side streets of this mahallya, visit the bakery of the local flat cake cooker and see the old mosque which was built just 150 meters from the old synagogue.

12:00-13:00 Lunch. The guide will advise you the restaurant or bijou of a bistro.
13:00 the continuation of the city tour. Visit to the mausoleum Gur-Emir, the last refuge of the great conqueror and ruler Amir Temur and his dynasty. Then you can see the architectural complex Shahi-Zinda – the town do dead (necropolis) on the slope of ancient settlement Afrosiab. At the end you will visit the observatory of Ulugbek – the grandson of Amir Temur – and will learn the sad story about “the scientist in the throne”.

17:00 The end of the city tour.

Gur-Emir mausoleum (Uzbeks. Gur Amir, Taj. Guri Amir) - the mausoleum of great Asian conqueror Timur in Samarkand. The family tomb of Timur and the heirs of the Empire was built in the southwestern part of Samarkand in 1404 The heart of ancient Samarkand - Registan square One of the most ambitious constructions of Timur in Samarinda-Bibi-Khanum. Even at a great distance it overshadows all standing nearby buildings. Near Samarkand. The Cave Of St. David.


The tour price includes:

The service of professional guide
Transportation during the tour
Admission tickets to all mentioned sightseeing spots


The price may or may not include the cost for admission tickets. Sometimes for our clients it is convenient to decide which of the monuments they will visit with a guide. The price is based at a rate per 1 person. The base cost of our services is:

Количество человек
Guide and other
(incl: transport, admission tickets)
Only guide
(without transport and without admission tickets)*

* - You can book the individual city tour without admission tickets. You can pay for admission tiskets by yourselves at place.

You can also tell in more details about the nature and type of tour, and that You wanted to see except those specified in the standard program. The final price will be provided afterverification of the information provided.

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