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One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
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One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00
 
One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00

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Packing for the heat

If like us you’re visiting Uzbekistan in summer (we were there in July 2007), go prepared for HOT weather! Think cool cottons and linens, loose-fitting and light-coloured, and make sure you take a...
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Aug 05, 2007

Some suggestions

Although nominally a Muslim country, decades of living under Russian rule has resulted in Uzbekistan being a very secular society and you'll find you can wear pretty well anything you like here but,...
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Jan 23, 2010

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bring a backpack rather than a suitcase if you can. also, don't be too surprised if your bags are missing, have been opened, or have been damaged when they arrive in tashkent. if you're here in the...
kalypso
Aug 26, 2002

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Depends on the type of activity. Suitcase is suitable if you plan to stay in hotels, otherwise take a rucksack. Once again, think of what you will be doing. In any case, take light clothes. You do not...
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aliante1981
Aug 25, 2002

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A strong bag with wheels at one end. A suitcase is not practical because it can't be squeesed in when the lugage compartmant in a bus or other means of transportation is small. A backpack is easy to...
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schielen
Aug 25, 2002

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Suitcase or backpack. Because mostly you sleep in a hotel. And the transport between different cities is by bus or train. Light coton cloths, light walking shoes. Bring something against diarrhoea,...
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Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Top Things to Do in Uzbekistan

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Registan

This should be at the end of any trip to Uzbekistan. We hit it in the beginning, which meant that we didn't save the best for last. Now, again, this is a tourist trap, make no mistake, but it's still...
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Ark - Bukhara Fortress

Today the Ark is entered from the austere and forbidding western façade. Originally a second, southern Kalon Gate gave direct access to the Friday Mosque. The present gateway built in 1742 consists of...
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Tash Hauli Palace

Welcome to the amazing Tash Hauli or Stone Palace. British adventurer Captain Fredrick Burnaby described this ornate palace and its many royal guards in his book “A Ride to Khiva” in 1876. As you...
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Shah-i-Zinda

The Shakhi Zinda Complex is a large group of mausoleums—some as early as 11th or 12th Century, others from the 14th Century. Many important people are buried here, including a cousin of the Prophet....
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Lab-i Hauz

The Lyabi Hauz (“Around the Lake”) plaza has a large pond—the only one remaining of the original 114. The ponds were fed by canals and were the city’s drinking water. No washing or swimming was...
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Islam-Khodja Madrasah and Minaret

The minaret of this madrasah is living proof of the rivalry between Khiva and the city of Bukhara. Over the centuries the 2 cities had competing kingdoms. Bukhara built the massive Kalon Minaret in...
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"Uzbekistan, young country, old history."
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"On the ancient Silk Road"
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"Uzbekistan, many good memories"
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