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Bukhara and Samarkand by train

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Tour itinerary: Tashkent - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent
Season: all the year round
Days: 2Nights: 2
Price: $220 - $320
Tour description:

We are glad to present you a short but interesting tour with visiting blessed Bukhara and famous Samarkand. This tour is ideal for tourists who don't have enough time but want to visit as many places as possible! Get ready to see world-famous city squares, mausoleums and madrasah.

Day 1
Tashkent – Bukhara

Tashkent. Meeting at the Central Station or at the airport.

22:05 Departure to Bukhara by night train No. 662


21:05 Departure to Bukhara by night flight HY23

Day 2
Tashkent – Bukhara – Samarkand 

06:00 Arrival in Bukhara.

You will be met and transferred to the hotel. Breakfast. Check-in the hotel in the afternoon (if rooms are free, check-in in the morning).

08:30 Meeting with a local guide in the lobby and start walking excursion around old Bukhara: visiting mausoleum of Samanids, Mosque Bolo-Hauz, Ark Fortress - the ancient citadel (1st century BC). Ensemble Kalon consisting of  minaret and mosque Kalon, madrassah Mir-Arab.

A visit to famous trading domes of Bukhara: Toki Saraffon, Toki Telpakfurushon, Toki Zargaron. In XVI century it was the center for trade of silk, jewelry and even for money exchange. Today tourists can also buy here different souvenirs in a wide range: from small souvenir magnets to the famous Bukhara carpets. 

Continue excursion with visiting Madrassah of Ulugbek and Abdullazizkhan, Tim Abdullakhan, caravanserai of Saifiddin (the Center for Crafts of Bukhara nowadays), Magoki Attori mosque, Ensemble Lyabi Hauz - khonako and Nodir Divan Begi madrassah, Kukeldash madrassah, and all known monument to Hodja Nasreddin.

Dinner at the folk show in Nadir Divan Begi madrassah (by request).

14:50 Transfer to the railway station.

15:50 Depart Bukhara by train «Afrosiab».

17:20 Arrival in Samarkand. Meet and transfer to the hotel. Free time in Samarkand. Overnight.

Day 3
Samarkand - Tashkent


Meeting with our guide and start excursion around Samarkand. Visit to the world-famous Registan square – a heart of Samarkand, consisting from three unique monuments: Ulugbek Madrassah, Tilya-Kori Madrassah and Sher-dor Madrassah. Visit to Gur-Emir  mausoleum (Tamerland's tomb), the largest medieval building in Samarkand - Bibi Khanum Mosque, Necropolis Shahi Zinda

Shopping at Siab Bazaar by request.

16:28 Transfer to the railway station

17:28 Departure for Tashkent by train “Afrosiab”

19:44 Arrival in Tashkent. The end of tour.



Kabir/ Kavsar/ Fatima/ Zargaron



Number of participants:


1 person

$ 320 

2 people

$ 235

4 people

$ 220

Single room supplement


Tour Price includes:

- Flight tickets Tashkent - Bukhara or train tickets:
      Tashkent - Bukhara (night train compartment 4 persons);
      Bukhara-Samarkand-Tashkent (economy class, seat wagon);

- Hotel accommodation in twin/double rooms with breakfast;

- Extra breakfast (1 day)

- Transportation with the air-conditioner during the excursion and transfer as per program;

- Local guide service in the cities (2 excursions); 

Tour Price does not include:

- Fees for the use of photo and video cameras at the monuments;

- Meals (lunches and dinners).

- Entrance fees to the museums as specified in the program;

- Transfers in Tashkent;

- Folk show tickets in Bukhara;

- Extra pay for 1 class train.

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