Holidays in Uzbekistan within 8 days

Tour details

  • Tour route: Tashkent –Urgench – Khiva – Bukhara– Samarkand – Tashkent
  • Transport: land transport (bus, minibus, car), flight, train
  • Days: 8     Nights: 7

Uzbekistan is Central Asia’s cultural cradle and home to a fascinating variety of architectural and historical treasures. Very interesting tour from Khiva to Samarkand will impress you. Khiva was one of most important cities in Central Asia with its commercial, political, and cultural development from the 6thc B.C until the 19thcentury A.D. Thanks Khiva’s strategic location on the Great Silk road from Iran to India, it actively participated in fostering relations among various cultures and kingdoms. Therefore, traders, craftsmen, scientists and architects visited here as an important destination.

Day 1. Tashkent-Urgench-Khiva

Arrival in Tashkent. Departure to domestic airport for flight to Urgench. After arrival drive to Khiva (30 km, 40 min drive). Arrival and check in at the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant.   Overnight in Khiva.

Day 2. Khiva — Urgench — Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing in Khiva - Ichan-Qala (the Inner Fortress), where you will see Muhammad Amin Madrasah, unfinished Kalta Minar Minaret, Kunya Ark, Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, Islam Khodja complex and Friday mosque. Dinner at local restaurant. In the evening transfer to Urgench airport for flight to Bukhara. Arrival and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 3. Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit LyabiHauz Ensemble, Trade domes, Poi Kalon Ensemble of Kalan Minaret, Kalan Mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah, the Ark Fortress and Bolo Hauz Mosque. Lunch at the local restaurant. Free time for shopping. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 4. Bukhara

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue tour of Bukhara: Ismail Samani Mausoleum, Chashmai Ayub, Bahovuddin Naqshbandi complex to learn about Sufism, the Summer Palace of last Bukhara rulers “Sitorai Mokhi Hosa” and beautiful site Chor Minor hidden in old town. Lunch and dinner at local restaurants. Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 5. Bukhara-Samarkand

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to local train station in Kagan city. Departure by Express Train to Samarkand. Arrival and check in at the hotel. Sightseeing in Samarkand - Gur Emir Mausoleum, Registan Square and shop for local handicrafts in Samarkand. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 6. Samarkand-Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue the city tour in Samarkand – Friday Mosque of Bibi Khanum, Siyab Bazaar, Shahizinda Complex with many Mausoleums displaying beautiful tile work, the remains of the medieval Ulughbek Observatory. Transfer to Railway Station. Departure to Tashkent by speed train Afrosiyob (2hrs). Arriving and check in to the hotel. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 7. Tashkent

Breakfast at the hotel. City tour in Tashkent - Amir Temur Park, Earthquake monument, Khazrati Imam Complex in the old part of city, Applied Art Museum, also walk along Independence square and take a ride in Tashkent Metro. Lunch and dinner at local restaurants. Overnight in Tashkent.

 Day 8. Tashkent 

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Tashkent.