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UzbekistanEnjoying Legendary Uzbek Hospitality

  • Off the beaten track
Uzbekistan – ancient caravan country of the Silk Road. Here you will discover a diverse array of deserts, mountains, lakes, nomadic cultures, and majestic cities. From the capital city Tashkent to timeless Khiva; the red sands of Kyzyl-Kum desert to the old cities of Bukhara and Samarkand. Visit local peoples along the way and experience all this amazing country has to offer.

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: Your First Day in 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: Discover Timeless Khiva

Historic locations...
• Transfer from Urgench to Khiva -a fairy-tale like
   oriental town
• Visit Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasa and Kalta
• Learn of poet Mohammed Rakhim Khan, known
   under the pseudonym Ferouz

Orient Star (Khiva)

Day 3: Driving Through Kyzul-Kum Desert

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

Asia Bukhara (Bukhara)

Day 4: Exploration Of Bukhara

Discover days past...
Today in Bukhara, visit the Po-i-Kalyan which
   includes  the madrasa Mir-i-Arab
• Explore the mosque and the Kalon Minaret of the
   eleventh century
• Finally, go on excursions to the Tok-i-Zargaron
   domes and the Magok-i-Attari Mosque

Asia Bukhara (Bukhara)

Day 5: Meet An Uzbek family!

A day to remember...
• Stop at Guijdouvan for the workshop of the
   master ceramist Abdullo Nurullaev
• Visit the Museum of Ceramics and Pottery and
   discover traditional silk thread embroidery
• Upon arrival in Asraf, meet with an Uzbek family
   and stroll around their village


Day 6: The Asraf Village

Small village stops...
• Start your trek at the state reserve in Nouratines
• In the afternoon visit the millennium mulberry
   and 13th/14th Century ancient ruins of Khanaka 
• The village of Asrafhouse is located in the hollow
   of a green canyon  


Day 7: The Mitan Village

Renowned village...
• Visit Mitan, winner of the World Responsible
   Tourism Travel Award "ToDo" at  ITB Berlin 2015
• Enjoy being pampered as a guest at a local Uzbek
   family's home
• Participate in lunch, dinner and an overnight stay
   at the local house


Day 8: Free Day in Samarkand

A day of leisure...
• Enjoy breakfast before departing to Samarkand.
• Check in to the hotel, relax and enjoy your free
• Avail yourself of the hotel amenities for some
   pampering and therapy

Emirkhan Hotel (Samarkand)

Day 9: Samarkand - the Pearl of the Orient

Asian culture...
• 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 10: Beautiful Samarkand

Architectural delight...
• Explore the Observatory of Ulugbek, widely
   considered as the first observatory in Central Asia 
• Enjoy a view of the Afrasiab Museum, located
   right behind Afrasiab Hill 
• Your full day visit to the necropolis of Shak-i-Zinda
   reveals our jewel of Islamic architecture

Emirkhan Hotel (Samarkand)

Day 11: Shakhrisabz - Rome of the Orient

Amazing ruins...
• Home of the greatest conqueror of Central Asia –
   Tamerlan (Amir Temour) 
• Enjoy lunch before discovering the ruins of
   Ak-Saray Castle 
• Drive back to Samarkand to a lovely dinner, and
   stay overnight at your hotel

Ramada (Tashkent)

Day 12: Departure

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
   souveniers before your flight



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
Book your flights to Uzbekistan
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.
Check out the many benefits:
  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Shahlo, in Uzbekistan will inform you of any changes to your flights
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