For tourists the most convenient way to travel around Uzbekistan is a taxi, and less convenient - train. It is good to find a companion. If you decide to take a taxi, make sure you arrange in advance for the cost of travel, the exact destination and in what currency you will pay.
Samarkand Airport is located 5 km from the city (coordinates: 39.696059, 66.990950) when you exit you will be attacked with taxi drivers and very annoying. But if you are confident will pass about 200 meters from the airport towards the city, you come to the bus stop, where for 0,17 USD = 700 UZS you reach your desired street.
Be sure to make a declaration of all imported items such as photographic equipment, gold, silver, smart phones, computers, tablets. Do not forget to mention even such trifles as a wrist watch. From medicines bring only what you really need, we have examined the composition of the medical bag.
The amount of currency when leaving the country should not in any case exceed the specified by you at the entrance. Recalculate the currency in advance with special attention
The main directions from Tashkent - is a modern high-speed train "Afrosiyob" to Samarkand (runs every day), and train to Samarkandto through Bukhara and Nukus (near the Aral Sea)/
Trains are long: from Bukhara to Tashkent 12 hours, from Samarkand to Bukhara 5 hours (three hours by taxi).
Tickets for the main direction is better to buy at least for 3 days in advance. You can make payment by Sums and credit cards.
Prices are based on early bookings (more than 3 days prior to departure of the train).
In Samarkand and Tashkent there are city buses. Bukhara is so small, that the old town you will walk quietly and on foot, but from the city to the train station you should take the minibus.
The buses in Tashkent comfortable, modern type. The fare 0,29 USD = 1 200 UZS The town also has branched metro, but to distant places of the city you have to take a bus. In Samarkand, buses are more like a big mini-bus, payment takes "boy-touted". The inscriptions on the buses in the Uzbek language, which creates difficulty in understanding
Metropolitan was built in Soviet times, so some stations are very beautiful.
The fare 0,29 USD = 1 200 UZS Issued a tocken which should be put into the machine at the entrance to the subway. No weekend tickets and ticket for the day also is not.
To photograph is strictly prohibited, at the entrance they check the contents of bags and pass through a metal detector. Pay special attention to the photographic equipment. When leaving the country Customs employees can check all your photos .