HIGHLIGHTS: Silk Route–Gur-e Amir Mausoleum–Registan –Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis
Have breakfast in the hotel. Start of the guided sightseeing tour of Samarkand on Silk Route. Samarkand is a city in Uzbekistan known for its mosques and mausoleums. It’s on the Silk Road, the ancient trade route linking China to the Mediterranean. Prominent landmarks include the Registan, a plaza bordered by 3 ornate, majolica-covered madrassas dating to the 15th and 17th centuries, and Gur-e-Amir, the towering tomb of Timur (Tamerlane), founder of the Timurid Empire.Visit the Gur-e Amir Mausoleum (Tamerlane’s sepulcher), Registan Square (Ulugbek Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah, and Tilla-Qori Madrasah).After havingyour own lunch, continuation of the city tour to Bibi-Khanym Mosque, Shah-i-Zinda.
You will be served dinner with a combo of local & European cuisine. Stay overnight at the same hotel in Samarkand.