Samarkand, Uzbekistan has captured the imagination of traders, travelers and wanderers for centuries. Although the Great Silk Road and the empire of Tamerlane, the two elements that brought this city to world-renowned fame, have long vanished, Samarkand continues to beckon people the world over to its enduring charm and historical wonders.
On the Golden Road to Samarkand Tour, join countless travelers before you on the road to one of the greatest cities of all time. You’ll begin your journey in the capital city Tashkent, continue to Samarkand to explore both the well-known and lesser sights of the area, and end in Bukhara, another famed Silk Road city. With this private tour option, you’ll have the freedom to choose the tour structure and price range, allowing for a tour down this well-traveled path that’s uniquely you.
Airport and train station transfers (1-2 ppl in sedan; 3-8 in minivan);
Economy class train tickets for the Tashkent to Samarkand, Samarkand to Bukhara and Bukhara to Tashkent routes (on rare occasions when the high-speed train is unavailable, we will replace it with a reservation on the regular train).
Accommodation based on double/twin room at hotel (5 nights, with breakfast).
Private, local English-speaking guide and entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary on days 1-5;
Transportation during the city tour on day 1, 2, 3 and 5 (1-2 ppl in sedan; 3-8 in minivan).