Acting as the crossroad between world’s cultures, Samarkand is one of the oldest city dating back to Paleolithic era that is still being inhabited by humans situated in Uzbekistan. The city is renowned for its unique and intriguing productions of crafts. This ancient city is mostly famous for historical Samarkand cultural attractions, beautiful monuments and architectures including the Afrasiyab settlement, Bibi- Khanum Mosque and more.
Explore the Central Asian Pompei and many other attractions that you cannot miss on a Samarkand sightseeing tours. Discover the golden city of Samarkand with Samarkand walking & biking tours where you can walk around the main spots of the city and enjoy its beauty yourself. One of the most amazing things about traveling is getting the taste of new foods, cuisine and wines. Savor the city’s finest delicacies and wines such as local Uzbek wines and cognacs with the Samarkand food & wine tours.
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Samarkand Cultural & History Tours Price
The Golden City of Samarkand Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap (1 hour)
3 days Desert and Mountain tour (3 days)
Day tour to Shahrisabz (5 to 8 hours)
Samarkand city history, architecture and the culture tour (6 to 8 hours)
2 days Desert Yurt Camp tour (2 days)
Nuratau home stay observe and live the Uzbek rural life (2 days)
Samarkand, the unique capital of empire of Amir Temur (4 to 9 hours)
Samarkand Full Day private tour with discount (7 to 8 hours)
Shahrisabz private one day excursion from Samarkand, group & child discount (6 to 8 hours)
As the author of an award-winning book about Central Asia, let me take you on a voyage of discovery, exploring Samarkand’s rich heritage and unearthing the stories of the people and places of this fascinating land.
Starting at the dazzling majolica and terracotta tile-covered 9th Century Shah-I-Zinda, the "Tomb of the Living King," our...Read more
Explore famous ceramics workshop in Gijduvan, visit the ruins of Alexander the Great’s fortress in Nurata, and experience the stay in desert yurt camp and mountain homestay with this 3 days tour to Kyzyl-Kum desert and Nuratau Mountains. You will have a great opportunity to get to know about the life and activities of local people during your...Read more
One of the main reasons to visit the Shahrisabz is to see the mountain pass and the rural area of Uzbekistan. The road starts with the vineyards, fruit trees, vegetables and son. Slowly the elevation will change and the fields will be replaced by hills and eventually by Rocky Mountains. The “Teshik Tosh” or “Rock with the Hole” is the...Read more
Go back in time and let yourself be amazed by the Heart of Samarkand - Registan and the legendary city Afrosiab. Magical and full of history, the capital of the one of greatest conquerors of the world Amir Timur. The double domes of Shahi-Zinda Necropolis are majestically located to attract the city’s visitors. This tour includes air conditioned...Read more
Explore the ancient sights from the time of Alexander Great in Nurata city. Stay in the Yurt camp and explore the desert landscape walking around the dunes or riding on the camels. Take a walk to the desert village ‘Dungalak’ (4 km / one way) to get to know the daily livelihood activities and land use practices of the desert inhabitants. Ride...Read more
This two days trip to Nuratau Mountains offers you a chance to experience rural homestay with the mountain farmer family in the remote village of Nuratau Mountains and get to know about their daily life, traditions and customs. You will also explore the mountains, it’s flora and fauna and some local sites during short walks around the village....Read more
This tour gives you a quick overview of the empire of Amir Temur the great empire. Samarkand is an architectural and cultural center of Uzbekistan and the whole Central Asia, the beauty of this city will never leave your...Read more
It is best to spend a whole day exploring Samarkand - the pearl of the East. Here you can find buildings with their gold leaf interiors, cool courtyards, and colorful bazaars. 1) Visit famous landmarks like Registan square, Gur Emir mausoleum, Bibi Khanym mosque, Ulugbek observatory, Afrasiab museum 2) Get to know the history, culture and...Read more
One day trip to native town of Amir Timur - Shahrisabz (the green city). 90 minute drive along picturesque mountain road dotted with small villages. Once there visit the remains of colossal palace – Ak Saray (white palace), Dorus Saodat Complex, Dorut Tilavat Complex, Kok Gumbaz Mosque and centuries old national applied arts during your visit....Read more
With us in one day you will be able to get acquainted with the magnificent city. Our professional guides and drivers will help you feel the admiration of the city. And you will see again that not without reason was named "Green...Read more
Rome of the East, pearl of Asia - Amazing Samarkand! With us in one day you will be able to get acquainted with the magnificent city. Our professional guides and drivers will help you feel the admiration of the city. Not without reason Alexander the Great said that "More beautiful than I...Read more
We invite you to visit majestic, beautiful Samarkand city. In this tour you will visit places such as: - Guri Emir mausoleum (XVc.) - Registan square with 3 huge madrasahs: Ulughbek (XVc.), Shirdar (XVIIc.) & Tillakori (XVIIc.), - Shahi Zindah necropolis (XIc.) - Ulughbek Observatory (XVc.), - Bibi Khanum mosque (XIV-XVc.) &...Read more
Chance to discover Samarkand with the people who make it - it's population. We take you to the hidden corners of the city - show you the city from the perspective of locals. Together with you we not only visit the sites mentioned but do the local rituals, go to the village and show you authentic village life, visit the restaurants where locals...Read more
This tour can be done between the main Silk Road cities of Samarkand and Bukhara so you will explore off the beaten treks of Uzbekistan while traveling from one city to the other rather than just traveling long distances. Sayyod Yurt Camp is a good starting point for short and medium length hikes. It is also a great place to unwind if you have...Read more