Holidays in Uzbekistan within 8 days
- Tour route: Tashkent –Urgench – Khiva – Bukhara – Shahrisabz - 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
Arrival in Tashkent, transfer to the hotel and check in. Free time after long flight. After lunch, city tour in Tashkent: Chorsu bazaar, Kukeldash Madrassah, architectural complex Khazrati Imam, and Abdulkasym Madrassah, Amir Timur square, Independence square. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 2 Tashkent – Urgench – Khiva
Early breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Airport for flight Tashkent - Urgench. Arrival to Urgench and drive to Khiva. Check in at hotel. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch sightseeing in "Itchan Kala"- Kalta Minor Minaret, Inner Citadel, Feruz and Islam Khodja Madrassahs, Pakhlavan-Makhmud Mausoleum, Jumah Mosque, White Mosque and Ich-Hawli - a fortress-like castle that was the main palace of the Khan of Khiva, Allakulikhan Madrassah. Overnight in Khiva.
Day 3 Khiva – Bukhara
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Bukhara by road (450 km). In the west of Uzbekistan, you will cross the river Amu Darya, and will drive through the Kyzyl Kum (Red sand) desert. Arrival and check in at the hotel. Rest after long drive. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 4 Bukhara
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour in Bukhara – visit the Ark fortress, Samanids’ mausoleum, the Bolo-Hauz Mosque, Ulugbek Madrassah, Poikalon complex. It consists of three architectural buildings, the Minaret Kalon, the Kalon Mosque and the Miri Arab Madrassah. Together, they form Bukhara’s most important building ensemble. Visit to Naqshbandi Memorial Complex, Residence of the Emir – Sitorai Mohi Hosa. Overnight in Bukhara.
Day 5 Bukhara – Shahrisabz – Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Shahrisabz (300 km, 4 hrs). City tour in Shakhrisabz: Ruins of Ak-Saray Palace, Dor-ut Saodat complex, Khazrati Imam Mosque, Jakhongir Mausoleum, Dor-ut Tilavat complex: Gumbazi-Saidon, Kok Gumbaz Mosque. Drive to Samarkand (120 km, 3 hrs). Arrival and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 6 Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day sightseeing tour in Samarkand: Registan Square, Guri Emir Mausoleum, Bibi Khanum Mosque. Shahi-Zinda Necropolis, Ulugbek Observatory. Overnight in Samarkand.
Day 7 Samarkand – Tashkent
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to Imam Bukhari Memorial Complex. Free time for shopping and leisure. Transfer to train station for departure to Tashkent. Departure to Tashkent in “Afrosiab” high-speed train. Arrival and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Tashkent.
Day 8 Tashkent
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport.
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PACKAGE PRICE: per request
Package price includes:
Double or twin-shared accommodation with breakfasts (4* and 5* hotels)
All transport services by A/C vehicle during trip
Air ticket Tashkent - Urgench
Domestic train tickets: Samarkand - Tashkent
Entrance fees for the museums and monuments indicated in the tour program
Visa support fee.
Package price does not include:
All lunches and dinners
Camera/video fees – 0.7 USD per monument
Fees for additional services in the hotels
Personal expenses for souvenirs etc.
Tips to guides and drivers.