Done with Expo 2017 and visited all attractions in Astana city? Then this tour will offer an opportunity to visit more of Central Asia: Uzbekistan and its cities Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara in a short period of 5 days. The tour is based on existing flights Astana-Tashkent which are operated on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays (Mon/Thu/Sat, Uzbekistan Airways, HY722, departure 16:45) and return flight Tashkent-Astana (Mon/Thu/Sat, Uzbek Airways, HY721, departure 12:45). The approx. air ticket cost is USD200 per person.
On this day you take a morning train to Samarkand (Afrosyab Train, economy class, 2 hours ride). Upon arrival, you start a city tour of Samarkand, the medieval capital of Tamerlane. Overnight at a Samarkand hotel.