Sightseeing tour to Shakhrisabz

Duration: 1 day

Description: Cultural and educational tour Shakhrisabz - homeland of Amir Temur, visiting historical and medieval architecture. Tour specially designed visitors to the city that have a day off for a better acquaintance with the country.

Route: Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand.

Morning transfer from the hotel or camp in an agreed place in Samarkand.

Departure to Shahrisabz.

The road goes through to Shakhrisabz picturesque gorges and passes Zeravshan Range. The highest point on the road - a mountain pass Takhtakaracha, offering spectacular views of the foothills of the valley.

Arrival in Shahrisabz.

Excursion to Shakhrisabz ("Green City") - the homeдфтв of Amir Temur, during which you will learn about the historical monuments of this ancient city - Ak-Saray (XIV-XV c.) - a grand chateau of Temur; Complex Dor-us Saodat ("Place of power ") (XIV-XVI c.), where the tomb of Temur's sons - Jahangir and Umar; Complex Dor-us Tilovat ("Place of reflection and contemplation") (XIV c.) - the mausoleum of Timur's spiritual mentor - Sheikh Shamseddin Kulol where buried father of Timur - Amir Taragai; Gumbazi Saiydon (XV c.) - mausoleum (makbarat) descendants of Ulugbek; Cathedral mosque Kuk Gumbaz (XV c.).

Dinner at a mountains restaurant "Ming Chinor"

Departure back to Samarkand.

Stop at the top of the pass Takhtakaracha. Photoshoot on the background of picturesque mountains and bizarre granite rocks.

Arrival to Samarkand. End of tour.

Tour price: on request

The price includes: entrance fees to all sites included in the program, all transfers by comfortable transport, meeting/seeing, 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.