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Uzbekistan Journey to the Aral Sea

  • Off the beaten track
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

Samarkand Bukhara
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

Khiva Nukus
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

Nukus Aral Sea

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 Sea Muynak 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

Nukus Tashkent
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


Tashkent Samarkand Bukhara Khiva Nukus Aral Sea Muynak

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.

Approx. £1,240 / 10 days
Excluding international flights
02 Pax 04 Pax 06 Pax Single supplement
Price per person in 4 stars hotels £1,280 £1,010 £880 £360
Price per person in 3 stars hotels £1,200 £930 £800 £280

Included in price:

  • Accommodation in a double room in mentioned hotels or similar (classification to the country's standards)
  • Accommodation mentioned hotels
  • Breakfast
  • A guide throughout the tour
  • Entrance fees (museums and sites) for all sighting
  • Transport and transfers by air-conditioned vehicle with a program including driver petrol, road tax, etc. (during the way to Aral Sea you will be in the Jeep 4x4)
  • Domestic train ticket Tashkent – Samarkand $ 35
  • Domestic flight ticket Nukus – Tashkent $ 135

Not included in price:

  • International ticket
  • Consular visa fees
  • Government permits for taking photos $ 45
  • Personal expenditures

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