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Taskent, Samarkand, or Bukhara: Afrosiyob Fast Train Ticket

Taskent, Samarkand, or Bukhara: Afrosiyob Fast Train Ticket

Ensure your travels are a hassle-free experience and book your fast train ticket in advance to depart from Taskent, Samarkand, or Bukhara. Rest assured knowing that your seat is secured, allowing you to focus on enjoying your journey and making the most of your time in Uzbekistan. With your Afrosiyob fast train ticket, take advantage of the convenience, speed, and comfort of this mode of transportation. Avoid the inconvenience of long queues and sold-out tickets, and instead, enjoy a worry-free journey. One-way tickets are available between: Tashkent and Samarkand Samarkand and Bukhara Bukhara and Tashkent Immerse yourself in the beauty of Uzbekistan's landscapes and arrive at your destination refreshed and ready to explore the wonders that await you.

Bukhara: Historic Center Guided Sightseeing Tour

Bukhara: Historic Center Guided Sightseeing Tour

At 09:00 you will meet your local guide at hotel/train station and start sightseeing tour. During full day sightseeing tour, you will visit: the architectural complex Poi-Kalyan, the madrasa of Ulug Beg and Abdulaziz Khan, Tim Abdullah Khan – a covered bazaar built in 1577, Magok-i Attari Mosque. After lunch continue to explore other marvelous monuments, as: architectural ensemble Laybi-Hauz, Ark Citadel–a residence of Bukhara khans, a massive fortress, built and occupied around the 5th century AD, Bolo-Hauz Mosque, built in the 17th century, the mausoleum of Ismail Samani, which is one of the most ancient monuments in the city and the mausoleum Chashma Ayub. End of the tour!

Bukhara - Khiva Transfer (430 kms)

Bukhara - Khiva Transfer (430 kms)

Route: Bukhara - Khiva Distance: 431 kms Duration: ±7 hours in sedan / ±8 hours in minivan Stops: Coffee-stop and Photo-stop We will pick you up from the railway station or accommodation in Bukhara and drop you off to your accommodation or airport / railway station in Khiva. Tourists can specify their location according to the 1 kilometer radius of Bukhara. Pit stops are implemented during the roads. There are 2 good locations for coffee. One photo-stop to take a picture of Amu-Darya River (you should cross the highway).

Afrosiyob High Speed Train Ticket

Afrosiyob High Speed Train Ticket

Sit back, relax, and experience the Uzbek countryside on a fast and easy high-speed train journey from Tashkent. Reach your destination swiftly and save valuable time when compared to traditional transportation options. Benefit from cutting-edge technology with a seamless journey. Take advantage of the facilities with high-speed Wi-Fi, advanced entertainment systems, and attentive onboard staff. Take in the panoramic landscapes, adding a touch of adventure and beauty to your travel experience.

Transfer: Bukhara - Khiva via Ancient Fortresses

Transfer: Bukhara - Khiva via Ancient Fortresses

Route: Bukhara - Toprakkala - Kyzykkala - Ayazkala – Khiva Pick-up: Pick-up from your hotel. Departure from Bukhara toward Khiva via Fortresses. Description: - In ancient times there were many fortresses in Khorezm Oasis to such an extent that not without reason was now called "Ellikkala", which means "50 fortresses". - Toprakkala: the first capital of Khorezm which means "Clay Fortress", where the first examples of plans of city was found, which proves the existence of statehood of the 4th century A.C.. In addition, this place is very important because it was here that the first written sources of Khorezm, a calendar and plaster statuettes of singers were found. - Kizilkala: along the way visit one of the garrison fortresses of this Oasis. By the reason of the color of the clay, it became known as the "Red Fortress". - Ayazkala: one of the more important oasis fortresses which consists of 3 parts. Fortresses were built around the perimeter of the oasis borders to protect against the raids of nomads from the north. This fortress is one of the most remote but one of the most well-organized and protected fortresses. Name of fortress means "Severe Frost Fortress". You can understand why it was so called only by visiting in winter, because the cold of the steppe is one of the most terrible colds. Along the road estimated stop for lunch. - After tour transfer to Khiva. Arrival in Khiva and drop-off in your hotel

From Bukhara: 2-Day Desert Yurt Camp Tour

From Bukhara: 2-Day Desert Yurt Camp Tour

Day 1 - Bukhara-Nurata city -Desert Yurt Camp At 9:00, depart from Bukhara via Nurata city to the desert yurt camp located near Lake Aydarkul (total 5 hours of drive). On the way to the yurt camp, stop in Nurata to visit the ruins of Alexander the Great’s fortress, holy spring, and other sights. Have lunch in Nurata and then continue to the desert yurt camp. Upon arrival, settle into your yurt, enjoy a short camel ride, or walk around the dunes before enjoying the evening around the fireplace listening to songs of a local bard. Day 2 - Desert Yurt Camp-Lake Aydarkul-Samarkand After breakfast, visit the nearby village of Dungalak by getting a car ride or walking on foot (4km). During the village visit, you can get familiar with the life of village people who mainly live on livestock and sheep farming. You will then drive by car or ride on the camels (an additional 20$ per camel) from the camp to Lake Aydarkul (8 km to the southeast). Aydarkul is an artificial salty lake that stretches 180 km to the east, being the largest wetland body in the area it is home to many aquatic birds such as cranes, pelicans, numerous waders, many ducks, and goose species. Enjoy a picnic at the lake. Depending on the season you can swim or just stroll along the lake shores observing the birds. In the afternoon transfer to Samarkand (5 hours of drive). *Please note: private tours can be started from Samarkand as well.

Bukhara One Day Tour - Departure From Tashkent

Bukhara One Day Tour - Departure From Tashkent

You’ll start your day early, departing from Tashkent and arriving in Bukhara in the morning. From there, your knowledgeable guide will take you on a tour of the city’s most significant landmarks, including ancient mosques, mausoleums, and madrasas. As you explore Bukhara, you’ll be transported back in time to the height of the Silk Road era, where the city was a bustling center of trade and culture. You’ll witness stunning examples of Islamic architecture and learn about the rich history of the region, including the role that Bukhara played in the development of Islamic art and culture. In addition to the historical and cultural sites, you’ll also have the chance to experience the city’s vibrant modern culture, from its bustling bazaars to its delicious local cuisine. Your guide will take you to some of the best places to eat and shop in the city, giving you a taste of everyday life in Bukhara. At the end of the day, you’ll return to Tashkent, having experienced the best of Bukhara in just one day. Join us for this unforgettable journey through one of Uzbekistan’s most fascinating cities.

Bukhara-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand One Day Trip

Bukhara-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand One Day Trip

We will pick you up from Bukhara, visit Shakhrisabz and drop you off in your hotel, accommodation or airport / railway in Samarkand. By request this tour can be done in the opposite direction. Route: Bukhara - Shakhrisabz - Takhtakaracha Pass - Samarkand Duration: Bukhara - Shakhrisabz ± 5 hours (270 kms). Shakhrisabz - Samarkand ± 2 hours (80 kms) Departure: Bukhara(hotel/airport/railway station) Description: Departure from Bukhara (the time can be customized by request of travellers). We are heading towards Shakhrisabz from Bukhara. We will go through deserts (the deserts of Central Asia are not like Arab deserts) and across the steppe. Along the way, you can see a natural reserve from afar. On the road you can see huge amount of oil refineries and gas production companies. Only a person from the outside can smell the gas that local people have long been adapted. Arrival in Shakhrisabz. - Shakhrisabz: Tamerlane's hometown where by his order was built the largest residence in Central Asia from which today remain only the ruins of a huge entrance portal. - Aksaray Residence - Dorut Tilovat Complex (the mausoleum of Tamerlane's mentor and father) - Dorus Saodat Complex (the mausoleum of Tamerlane's beloved son) - Crypt of Tamerlan. The place where Timur himself also should have been buried, but sudden death forced the heirs to be buried in Samarkand, but Timur prepared a crypt for himself that has still been preserved but without burial. Lunch (extra, by request we can arrange it by 12 usd per person. Salads, 1st meal, 2nd meal and desserts, season fruits, tea, water and bread) Depart from Shakhrisabz. - Takhtakaracha Pass: stop for Panoramic view from ±1600 m. In addition you can see many restaurants here that cook only lamb on clay ovens which is a local traditional dish and was a favorite food of Tamerlan . Arrival in Samarkand (hotel/airport/railway station).

Best of Bukhara: All Day Private Old Town Tour

Best of Bukhara: All Day Private Old Town Tour

Prepare to be awed by Bukhara magnificent architecture, rich history, and eclectic bazaars as you discover the unmissable highlights of the Old Town on this 1-day private tour. Marvel over the glorious Citadel Ark, learn how the Trading Domes earned its famous nickname, and see the ancient Great Minaret of the Kalon. You can’t enter a madrasah or walk down any of the pedestrian-friendly roads in the Old Town District without seeing the amazing hand-woven textiles that Uzbekistan is famous for. If you want to pick up a few Uzbek souvenirs during your trip, Bukhara is the place to do it! Browse the legendary bazaars, where you find everything from carpets to Uzbek spices. You’ll love getting lost in the alleyways and trading domes of the busy, bustling city of Bukhara! - Exclusive Bukhara tour led by a private guide - Comprehensive tour of the city over one day - Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

Khiva - Bukhara Transfer (430 kms)

Khiva - Bukhara Transfer (430 kms)

Route: Khiva - Bukhara Distance: 431 kms Duration: ±7 hours in sedan / ±8 hours in minivan Stops: Coffee-stop and Photo-stop We will pick you up from the railway station or accommodation in Khiva and drop you off to your accommodation or airport / railway station in Bukhara. Tourists can specify their location according to the 1 kilometer radius of Khiva. Pit stops are implemented during the roads. There are 2 good locations for coffee. One photo-stop to take a picture of Amu-Darya River. This trip is available in reverse order.

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