Samarkand-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand (300km round trip)
Shakhrisabz, the Green City, almost as old as Samarkand, has been existed for 2,700 years, a large city in Sogdiana which saw the birth of Timur the Great and where he built his gigantic summer palace.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure to Shakhrisabz, hometown of Amir Timur. The road with the landscape of mountains and hills. Visits: the Aksaray Palace (XIV-XV), the architectural complexes of Dorut Siadat and Dorut Tilavat (XIV –XV), whose construction was started by the order of Amir Timur and completed under the reign of Ulugbek.
Lunch at Shakhrisabz.
Return to Samarkand with a stop in a typical village and the knowledge of the family-craftswoman who has managed to keep the traditional technique of making nomadic carpets with the special patterns of nomadic tribes. Family talk with tea. The rest of the road and arrival in Samarkand at the end of the afternoon.
Dinner.Overnight at the hotel
1 pax 155$ tour
2 pax 105 per person
3 pax 85$ per person
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.