3 days in Samarkand Itinerary

3 days in Samarkand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Samarkand vacation planner

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Rome of the East

Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum, then make a trip to Registan, and then gain insight at Tillya Kori Madrasah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Bazaar, appreciate the history behind Shah-i-Zinda, look and learn at Ulugh Beg Observatory, explore the ancient world of Afrasiyab Museum, then explore the ancient world of Afrasiyab Settlement, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazrat Khizr Mosque.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Samarkand route builder tool.

Bukhara to Samarkand is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Bukhara in June, expect nights in Samarkand to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 39°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Museums