Excursion to the city Shakhrisabz

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  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price From: 75€

Shakhrisabz means “the green city” and you actually look down on the plains from the Samarkand mountain pass. The first words that come to mind are “green” and “beautiful”. The architectural sights of Shakhrisabs are at least 500 years old. Timur’s hometown Shakhrisabs is a small town south of Samarkand. Most of the city’s sights were built by Timur. Schakhrisabs has many historical sites that point to the roots of the great Timur.

 Tour program

Meeting in the hotel with guide and driver. Drive to Shakhrisabz – motherland of Tamerlane, where the great ruler and military commander Timur ordered to build Ak-Sarai Palace, two mausoleums for his sons, Djakhongir and Omar-Sheikh and a tomb for himself. Today Shakhrisabz is a small town at foothills with beautiful landscapes of snowy mountains, sunny steppes and herds of cattle. SS tour of Shakhrisabz: Remnants of Ak-Saray Palace, bazaar of Shakhrisabz, Kok-Gumbas mosque & Gumbazi-Seidan mausoleum  (Dorut Tilovat ensemble, XIV century), Khazrati-Imam mosque (Dorus- Saodat ensemble, XIV century). Drive back to Samarkand.

Services and price

Number of participants 2 4 6 8 10 12
Price per personen 75$ 45$ 35$ 30$ 25$ 20$


Service included: 
  • Transport during the itinerary according to the program
  • A local English-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the museums and monuments
  • Uzbekistan Tourist Map