You’ll have the morning to explore Bukhara on your own before a driver chauffeurs you to the train station in the afternoon for your trip to Samarkand
Take the train from Bukhara to Samarkand (330 km). You’ll be met at the Samarkand train station by your driver.
After taking you by the hotel, you’ll be driven to Siab Bazaar
, the oldest and largest marketplace in Samarkand. There you will meet with a chef who will lead a masterclass in cooking Samarkand plov, the tasty Uzbek national dish of rice, carrots, raisins and beef. The chef will teach you how to differentiate between the quality of various ingredients, and together you’ll buy all that you’ll need to make Samarkand plov.
Once you’ve purchased all the necessary ingredients, the driver will take you to the cultural center where the masterclass will be conducted.
Overnight at the hotel.