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We also visit the regal mausoleums of Shah-I Zinda, site of Central Asia’s most sacred Islamic shrine, the massive mosque of Bibi Khanym, and the adjacent colourful market.
You can purchase Samarkand’s famous bread which Alexander the Great unsuccessfully tried to have duplicated back home in Greece, or try some of the region’s local produce, from grapes to the world’s tastiest melons of multiple varieties.
Overnight in Margosh Hotel (BD) Day 04: Bukhara (Uzbekistan) In the morning, drive to the Turkmen Uzbek border, after border formalities you will be met by our Uzbek guide, later drive to Bukhara.
Afternoon city tour of Bukhara Overnight in Devon Begi Hotel (BD) Day 05: Bukhara Today we explore the old quarter on foot.
Bukhara has been designated a World Heritage Site; the resulting restoration of some of the mosques, constructed in the 11th to 15th centuries, to make them appear as if they were built yesterday.
There are even some structures still standing that date back to Zorastrian times 2,500 years ago.
We will also see Char Minar, a gate of an ancient madrassa long time gone.
There’s little left of Timur’s Ak-Saray Palace except bits of the gigantic, 40 m (98 foot) high entrance covered with gorgeous filigree like blue, white and gold mosaics, but it’s staggering to try and imagine what the rest of this glorious summer palace must have looked like. For most people, Samarkand is as mythical as Atlantis or as remote and legendary as Tombouctou.
Overnight in Serena Hotel (BD) Day 13: Khorog In the morning visit Khorog’s bazaar, museum and botanical gardens the rest of the day is free at leisure.