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Overnight Tour of Samarkand and Shakhrisabz

Overnight Tour of Samarkand and Shakhrisabz
2 days
USD 415.00
Samarkand and Shakhrisabz two important cities of the period of Timur's (Tamerlane's) empire. Samarkand was a capital of Timur's empire and Shakrisabz his native town and summer residence. During this short but interesting trip you will visit two beloved cities of Timur.

3 days trekking tour in Western Tien Shan Mountains near Tashkent

3 days trekking tour in Western Tien Shan Mountains near Tashkent
3 days
USD 270.00
<p>Explore scenic Western Tien Shan Mountains with this 3 days trekking tour that start from Tashkent. The first day of our the trekking starts &nbsp;from Melovoy pass near Chimgan Resort and crossing in total 38km distance (5-7 hours trekking per day) in three days you complete the trek near the village of Shuldak to the northeast of Gazalkent. The costs of the tour include transport, English speaking mountain guide, porters, meals, camping equipment, permits and etc. &nbsp;The trekking tour is suitable for all participants who are in good and healthy shape.</p> <p><strong>Best time of the year:</strong> April-October<strong>&nbsp;<br><br></strong><strong>Trip Highlights<br> </strong></p> <ul> <li>Stunning mountain views</li> <li>Diverse flora and fauna of Ugam Chatkal National Park</li> <li>Petroglyphs from Stone Age period</li> </ul>

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Tashkent Airport (TAS) Taxi Service

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Official Tashkent Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Tashkent Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (UZS or Uzbekistani Som). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Tashkent Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different. Drivers will also accept US Dollars and RUB

  • From the Tashkent Airport to the city centre of Tashkent, foreigners can expect to pay at least USD 10 with a Tashkent Airport taxi.

    Reasonable fares are usually only obtainable by those who understand the system and speak at least some Russian or Uzbek. It is better to walk 50 meters from the exit towards the taxi stand where many taxis are waiting on the road and negotiate. Generally, the prevailing fare is minimum 2 to 3 USD for 5 km (20 cents per each additional km), but always negotiate. Tashkent Airport taxi drivers will rarely accept small bills (USD, EUR, or GBP), and cannot be counted upon to give change (in any currency).

    A fixed route taxi from Tashkent Airport to the city centre of Tashkent is approximately USD 0.40.

Tashkent Taxi Payment: Cash only
Drivers will also accept US Dollars and RUB
Tashkent Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, 3-5%

Official Tashkent Airport Taxi Details

Tashkent Airport Taxi

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Tashkent Airport taxis are readily available in front of the Arrivals Hall, although there is a bit of a walk.


A Tashkent Airport taxi ride to the city centre of Tashkent will take anywhere from 15-20 minutes, depending on where exactly you are going and traffic conditions. Always, agree on a price before getting into the taxi.


We suggest you have your destination written out as most drivers cannot read English.


If you cannot find a taxi for some reason, pick up a phone and call 067.


You can also catch a fixed route Tashkent Airport taxi (stops at certain locations only, no door to door) - look for taxis numbered 2, 16, 17, 56 & 63. They operate from 07:00-20:00 and take twice as long as a normal taxi to get to the city centre of Tashkent, but are considerably cheaper.

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See our Tashkent Airport private transfer options page for more information and pricing.

 Unofficial Tashkent Airport Taxi Service or Hire Points


Every private vehicle you see effectively acts as a taxi if the price is right, but there is an element of risk by taking private cars.

IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the unofficial Tashkent Airport taxi service.

Use good judgment and here are some tips to consider:

  • Do not get into a vehicle with a passenger already inside
  • The shabbier the car, the less price the driver will ask for the ride
  • Make arrangements about the ride cost with the driver before you get in and pay only in UZS

 Pirate Tashkent Airport Taxi Serivce


Upon exiting the Tashkent Airport international terminal, a large number of men will be crowded at the (sole) exit door offering Tashkent Airport taxi services. For the most part, these are not "official" taxis, but pirate taxis. "Taxi" drivers will attempt to charge whatever they believe the market will bear. For those without Russian or Uzbek language skills it is best to arrange to have someone meet you at the Tashkent Airport.

IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the pirate Tashkent Airport taxi service.

Do not take a pirate taxi, you will be ripped off.

 Tashkent Airport Taxi Scams

If you are arriving to Tashkent Airport for the first time and appear to be unfamiliar with the area, expect to be quoted an insanely high rate to get into downtown. Make sure you clarify the agreed upon rate (and currency) before the taxi leaves the airport otherwise confusion and conflict could ensue later on.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2022