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Day Tour to Shakhrisabz from Samarkand

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Tour itinerary: Samarkand – Shahrisabz - Samarkand
Season: all the year round
Days: 1Nights: 0
Price: $60
Tour description:

One day tour to Shakhrisabz: one of the oldest cities in Central Asia that is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List according to historical sources ancient settlements existed here 1700 BC. The city is world-famous as a birthplace of the Great Tamerlane dynasty.

Samarkand - Shahrisabz - Samarkand
08:00 Meet up with our driver in chosen Samarkand hotel's lobby and transfer to Shahrisabz town.
09:30 Arrival in Shakhrisabz. Start excursion tour in Shakhrisabz includes visiting Ak Saray Palace (“White Palace”), the ruins of the summer palace of Tamerlane. During his reign, Shahrisabz was flourishing and experienced the significant patronage of the great conqueror. The palace was constructed and decorated by deported from conquered Khorezm skillful builders, masters and artisans. Some parts of the gate tower have survived to the present day. Among the well-preserved fragments of blue, white and gold mosaics above the entry of  Ak-Saray there are big letters saying: "If you going to challenge our power – look at our buildings!"
- Mausoleum of Dorus-Saodat ("The Place of Power", XIV century) contains the tomb of Eldest and favorite Tamerlane’s son Jahongir.
- Visit Kok Gumbaz, so-called “House of Meditation” and Ensemble Dorus-Tilyavat built by Ulugbek in honor of his father Shahrukh and mausoleum Gumbazi-Seyidon of XVI century where the descendants of Ulugbek are buried. 
Lunch at the local restaurant. 
After the excursion, we will transfer back to Samarkand. The end of the tour. 
PRICE OF THE TOUR:

Number of participants 

Price of the tour per 1 person

1 person

$130

2-3 people

$75

4-7 people

$60

Tour Price includes:

- Comfortable vehicles with a/c during the route Samarkand-Shahrisabz-Samarkand;

- All entrance fees to the monuments and museums as specified in the program;

- Local guide service in Shahrisabz.   

Tour Price does not include:

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

- Lunch.


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