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UzbekistanJourney to the Aral Sea

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Be captivated by ancient and historical Uzbekistan - from the Caravan City to the Silk Road. At the Yurt camp of Yangui Gazgan, enjoy a typical Uzbek dinner around a desert camp fire! Immerse yourself in what is to offer at Mita - with its adobe houses, pebbly river, cotton fields, welcoming people and local customs, a truly unforgettable experience awaits.

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome To Uzbekistan! 

A taste of history...
• Liaise with your tour guide and chauffeur before
   transferring and check into to your hotel
• Visit Uzbekistan's capital city Tashkent, starting off
   with the Hasan Imam complex
• Explore the Shashi Mausoleum - the tomb of
   Islam Poets

Ramada (Tashkent)

Day 2: The Pearl of the Orient

Magical Asian experience...
• Travel early to Samarkand, where the mausoleum
   Guri-i-Amir is first on your list
• Discover Samarkand's Pearl of the Orient, 
   housing the famous Registan square
• Onto the Architects and Artisans Khorossan,
   situated near the vibrant city bazaar

Emirkhan Hotel (Samarkand)

Day 3: Incredible Uzbek Architecture

Architectural delight...
• Spend half your day the Necropolis of Shak-i-
   Zinda, known for its architecture
• Depart for the Ulugbek Observatory, and then on
   to Bukhara (5hours)
• Check-in and stay overnight at your hotel

Asia Bukhara (Bukhara)

Day 4: The Charms of Bukhara

Former Jewish area...
• Enjoy a day trip to Liabi-Hauz, the Madrasa
   Kukeldash, and more
• Take a stroll in a formerly Jewish quarter and visit
   the synagogue
• Explore the Bolo-Hauz Mosque and the Ark
   Citadel, previously home to Bukhara Emirs

Asia Bukhara (Bukhara)

Day 5: Ride Through the Desert

Red sand forever...
• Early morning drive towards Khiva through the
   red sands Kyzyl-Kum Desert
• Cross the Arride Steppe with its Astrakhan sheep
• Picnic on the way of the chayhana before
   continuation to Khiva in the afternoon

Asia Khiva (Khiva)

Day 6: At the Heart of Khiva

Historic monuments...
• A Khiva tour includes Khiva Khaouli Tach, or
   "Palace of Pierre", Harem
• Discover the Friday Mosque with its 218 carved
   wooden columns
• Explore Islam Khodja Madrasah, and one of the
   oldest monuments in Khiva

Night at Asia Fergana Hotel (Nukus)

Day 7: Explore the Aral Sea

Full day trip...
• Travel to the Aral Sea through the astonishing 
   Usturt Plateau
• Pass via Kungrad district, which used to be one of
   the trading centres on the Silk Road
• View remains of a lighthouse and the ruins of an
   abandoned settlement in Urga

Day 8: On the Road To Nukus

Canyons and oceans...
• On the road to Nukus take pictures of the
   beautiful canyons and the collapsed land
•  Drive across the dried bottom of the sea
• Stop at Muynak to see the former port - the
   “Cemetery of ships”

Aral SeaMuynak , Nukus
Night at Asia Fergana Hotel (Nukus)

Day 9: Back In Tashkent

Your final day...
• Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel
•  Head to the airport and fly to Tashkent, then 
   transfer and check-in to the hotel
• Have a refreshing day to yourself at your hotel

Ramada (Tashkent)

Day 10: End Of Your Journey

Farewell, and thank you...
• Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel
•  Transfer to the airport according to your flight
• Take advantage of duty-free shopping for
   souvenirs before your flight


TashkentSamarkandBukharaKhivaNukusAral SeaMuynak

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent
  • In-trip flights

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
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