Sightseeing in Samarkand and outlying

Description: A fascinating tour of Samarkand and its suburbs, visiting historical monuments and masterpieces of medieval architecture. The program is specifically designed for visitors to the city that have a day off for a better acquaintance with the ancient Samarkand.

Route: in Samarkand with a trip to the village Hartang (25 km).

In the morning we will pick up you from the hotel and go on a tour of the "Rome of the East" - the ancient Samarkand.


A trip to the village Hartang (Payaryks district) and a visit to the Memorial Complex of Imam Al Bukhari.

Return to Samarkand and continued city tours.

Ulugbek observatory - pride of Ulugbek, ruler and a great scholar, a grandson of Timur;

Mausoleum Doniyor Paygambar (St.Daniel) (XIV, early XX c.), revered by both Muslims, Christians and Jews;

History Museum at the ancient Afrosiab (VIII c. BC-XIII c. AD)

Mosque Hazrat Hyzr (XIX c.);

Mausoleum complex Shahi-Zinda (XI-XV c.) - consisting of more than 20 unique mausoleums of different times of construction. Shahi Zinda - a whole street of the medieval town, which is preserved to this day, where lies the oldest buildings in Samarkand. Is an important place of pilgrimage.


Continuation of excursion:

Gur Emir Mausoleum (XV c.) - Timurid dynasty tomb;

Ruhobod Mausoleum ("House of Spirit») (XIV-XV c.) - Tomb of Sheikh Burhan ad-Din Sagardzhi (head of Muslims in Beijing), was buried according to his will in Samarkand.

Registan Square: Ulugbek Madrasah (XIV c.), Sherdor Madrassah (XVII c.), Tilla Kori Madrasah (XVII c.) - a masterpiece of medieval architecture and the main symbol of Samarkand;

Bibi Honim mosque (XIV-XV c.) - Temur built as the largest mosque of the time. 

Tour price: on request

The price includes: entrance fees to all sites included in the program, comfortable transport services, sightseeing with a professional guide. 

The price does not include:  lunch, the cost of additional services not included in the tour program, tips to local staff, the fee for a photo/video shoot at historical sites.