Trip Overview

To the Heart of the Silk Road

Tour rating: 4.5 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews
Private tour to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan
The Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan tour provides a unique insight into the rich cultural heritage, breathtaking nature and fascinating history of the exotic region of Central Asia. A professional tour guide will show you around 5 stunning cities, and you will learn more about the local history and get to see the rural beauty with breathtaking views of beautiful lakes and mountains.

To the Heart of the Silk Road

8 days6 cities
UzbekistanKyrgyzstan2 countries
Private tour to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan
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$3,178
Tour rating: 4.5 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews
The Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan tour provides a unique insight into the rich cultural heritage, breathtaking nature and fascinating history of the exotic region of Central Asia. A professional tour guide will show you around 5 stunning cities, and you will learn more about the local history and get to see the rural beauty with breathtaking views of beautiful lakes and mountains.

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Day-By-Day

Tashkent

first destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Tashkent & City Tour
Transfer
Transfer
City tour
City tour

Welcome to Tashkent - the magnificent capital of Uzbekistan! Check-in centrally located hotel. Tashkent sightseeing tour: seeing the Barak Khana Seminary, Tila Shaikh, Chorsu bazaar and Kukeldash Madrassah. 

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

plane
Tashkent
Bukhara
1 hr 10 min

Hop on an hour-long flight and enjoy the quick and comfortable journey from Tashkent to Bukhara in Uzbekistan. Our experienced drivers will transfer you to and from the airport. 

Bukhara

second destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 2
Flight to Bukhara & City Tour
City tour
City tour
Show
Show

Flight to Bukhara, sightseeing tour: Lyab-i Khauz square, visiting Madrassah Nadirkhon, Devanbegi, Khanaga, Mogaki Attari mosque, Poi Kalon minaret and mosque, Madrasahs Aziz Khan and Ulugbek are among the highlights.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Bukhara
Samarkand
3 hrs 50 min

Enjoy the scenic journey across some of the most picturesque areas in Uzbekistan while traveling to Samarkand with our professional driver. Make yourself comfortable and gaze through the window for some memorable views. 

Samarkand

third destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in centrally located hotels
Day 3
Transfer to Samarkand & City Tour
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

Driving to Samarkand. Stop in Gijduvan - the center of world famous hand made ceramics. Samarkand sightseeing tour, visiting  the Gur Emir mausoleum, picturesque Registan Square, exploring three beautiful madrasahs.

Day 4
Samarkand City Tour & Train to Tashkent
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

Full day Samarkand sightseeing tour: visiting the Friday mosque Bibi-Khanum, the Silk Road bazaar, the Shahi Zinda necropolis and the Ulugh Beg Observatory. Train to Tashkent. 

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

plane
Samarkand
Bishkek
3 hrs 50 min

Plane-travel is one of the best ways to conquer long distances, thus hop on a flight from Samarkand to Bishkek and continue your tour to explore Kyrgyzstan. After the tour of Bishkek, your private driver transfers you to Cholpon Ata.

Cholpon Ata

fourth destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Flight to Bishkek & Transfer to Cholpon Ata
Transfer
Transfer
Free day
Free day

Flight to Bishkek, short introductory city tour. Visiting Ala-Too Square, Old Square and Manas Square. Transfer to Cholpon Ata nestled on the northern bank of Lake Issyk-Kul. Stop at the petroglyph field and the Burana tower.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

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Cholpon Ata
Karakol
2 hrs 10 min

Discover some of the most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan while traveling from Cholpon Ata to Karakol with our experienced driver. Gaze through the window for some views as never seen before.

Karakol

fifth destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Transfer to Karakol & City Tour
Transfer
Transfer
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

Transfer to Karakol, stops at the Przhevalsky Museum built to commemorate a renowned explorer of Central Asia.  Karakol guided city tour: visiting the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, the Dungan Mosque.

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

car
Karakol
Bishkek
5 hrs 40 min

The scenic drive to Bishkek takes you through some of the most scenic landscapes in the country. Explore Kyrgyzstan with our experienced driver and marvel at the beautiful views.

Bishkek

sixth destination
2 days in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Transfer to Bishkek
Free day
Free day

Trip to Bishkek via the southern shores of Lake Issyk-Kul. Seeing remote Kyrgyz villages and the majestic Tien Shan Mountains.

Day 8
Departure from Bishkek
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Uzbekistan - Kyrgyzstan tour! We hope you enjoyed marvelous cities of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan and one day will return here again!

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand, Cholpon Ata, Karakol and Bishkek;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Folklore show in Bukhara city;
  • Full Uzbekistan visa processing service for US citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from other countries (Kyrgyzstan visa not required);
  • Regular class flight tickets Tashkent - Bukhara and Tashkent - Bishkek;
  • 1st class Afrosiyob train tickets Samarkand - Tashkent;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Five guided city tours
  • A trip to Bishkek
  • A visit to the Russian Orthodox Cathedral
  • A visit to Ulugh Beg Observatory
  • Full Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan visa processing service for US citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from other countries

What To Know

  • In general, tipping is not expected, however, in the larger international hotels in Tashkent and Samarkand western style tipping is the norm. Tipping guides and drivers is an excellent way to show appreciation of their services
  • The currency of Uzbekistan is the Cym, though dollars are generally much more useful for purchases in hotels or shops
  • To show respect and to avoid any cultural conflict we suggest dressing conservatively in mosques or places associated with saints or nationally revered people
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