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Highlights of Uzbekistan

Tour rating: 4.62 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews
Private tour to Uzbekistan

Immerse in the atmosphere of the Orient, exploring the historic Silk Road destinations in Uzbekistan. Step back in time as you discover the unique architecture of breathtaking Bukhara, Samarkand, and Khiva, and enjoy the top attractions of the capital city, Tashkent.

Highlights of Uzbekistan

8 days4 cities
Uzbekistan1 country
Private tour to Uzbekistan
From
$2,118
Tour rating: 4.62 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews

Immerse in the atmosphere of the Orient, exploring the historic Silk Road destinations in Uzbekistan. Step back in time as you discover the unique architecture of breathtaking Bukhara, Samarkand, and Khiva, and enjoy the top attractions of the capital city, Tashkent.

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan Gallery

Tashkent

first destination

Often called “the stone city”, Tashkent is an important hub of central Asia and the magnificent capital of Uzbekistan.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Tashkent
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Tashkent - the magnificent capital of Uzbekistan! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day free for you to relax or start exploring the surroundings on your own.

No meals included.

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5-star hotel
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Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

plane
Tashkent
Khiva
1 hr 30 min

Today you continue traveling Uzbekistan, the first part of your connection is a flight from Tashkent to Urgench where you are met by your driver and taken to the nearby historic city of Khiva.

Khiva, Uzbekistan

Khiva

second destination

Once a vital stop on the Silk Road, scenic Khiva is a place that brings history back to life. No one knows for sure how far back the story of the city goes to, although the common belief is that it was founded at some point in the very beginning of our era.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 2
Transfer to Khiva & City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from the Tashkent hotel and your driver takes you to the airport. You have a quick flight to the city of Urgench where you are met upon arrival at the airport and taken to the ancient city of Khiva, a fairy tale from 1001 Nights – in stone. Being one of the most important trading spots of the Silk Road, this World Heritage-listed destination boasts a strategic location at the crossroads of the routes between Mongolia, Russia, China and Persia.

After check-in at your Khiva hotel, you meet your guide and start a full day sightseeing tour of the city. During the tour, you have the unique chance to discover the impressive architecture, including numerous mosques, madrassas, bazaars, and minarets. You get to see the Kurinish Khana, dating back to 17 century, the Mohammed-Amin-Khan, the Palvan-Kari complex, and Sho-I-Kalandar Bobo Mausoleum.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have a good rest.

Breakfast is included.

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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
Khiva
Bukhara
8 hrs

Have an exciting time traveling Uzbekistan with an experienced private driver who takes you from Khiva to the city of Bukhara along the Karakum Desert.

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Bukhara

third destination

Bukhara, is one of the most ancient cities in Uzbekistan, a real treasure trove of ancient monuments on the Silk Road.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Transfer to Bukhara & Viewing the Karakum Desert
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast, you check out from your Khiva hotel and embark on a trip to Bukhara. During the journey, you have a photo stop near Oxus which is the biggest river in Central Asia. As a highlight of the day, you spend lunchtime in one of the oasis in the middle of Karakum Desert.

In the evening, you arrive to the Bukhara hotel, check-in, and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast and lunch included.

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Day 4
Bukhara City Tour & Folk Show
City tour
City tour
Show
Show

Following breakfast, you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour around the most prominent Bukhara attractions. Situated in the heart of the Kyzylkum Desert, Bukhara is home hundreds of architectural monuments dating back to the golden age of the Great Silk Route. During the tour, you see Bukhara's Old Town (UNESCO World Heritage Site), its famous minaret, walk through the central city square Lyab-i Khauz, and see its magnificent architectural ensemble surrounding the small pond.

You also explore the massive Ark Citadel which was once the seat of government of Bukhara's former rulers, and visit the famous Ark, a fortified residence of the Emirs of Bukhara.

As a highlight of the day, following the sightseeing tour, you enjoy a folk show in Bukhara city.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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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
Bukhara
Samarkand
7 hrs

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. 

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Samarkand

fourth destination

Samarkand is an ancient oriental city as old as Babylon and Rome and was the capital of Temur’s empire in the 14th century. 

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Shahrisabz Tour & Transfer to Samarkand
Day tour
Day tour
Transfer
Transfer

In the morning after breakfast, you check out from the Bukhara hotel, meet your guide and driver and have a transfer to the green city of Shahrisabz, a UNESCO-World Heritage Site. Here you see the monumental architecture of the brutal Mongol ruler's great palace from the 14th and 15th centuries.

After the tour and break for lunch, you continue your trip towards one of the greatest cities of the legendary Silk Road, Samarkand. Upon arrival to Samarkand, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in and have the rest of the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 6
Tour of Samarkand & Train to Tashkent
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from your Samarkand hotel. Together with your guide, you start your enjoyable sightseeing tour around the most interesting Samarkand attractions. During the tour, you see the Gur Emir mausoleum of the famous Asian conqueror Great Tamerlane, visit the picturesque Registan Square, and explore its amazing ensemble consisting of three beautiful madrasahs: the 15th-century Ulug-Bek Madrasah, the 17th-century Tillya-Kori Madrasah, and the Sher-Dor Madrasah.

Among other sights on your list is the famous historical Friday mosque Bibi-Khanum named after the wife of 14th-century ruler Amir Timur. Then you proceed to the Silk Road bazaar, Siyab bazzar, the unique place where you can get acquainted with the life of Samarkand people.

Right after the tour, you are transferred to the railway station where you board a high-speed Afrosiyob train that takes you to Tashkent in just 2 and a half hours (train tickets are included). Upon arrival, you are transferred to your centrally located Tashkent hotel for overnight.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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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.

train
Samarkand
Tashkent
2 hrs
Taking a train between these two destinations in Uzbekistan is among the best options for the connection. The trains on the route boast quick travel times and great amenities on board.
Tashkent, Uzbekistan Gallery

Tashkent

fifth destination

Often called “the stone city”, Tashkent is an important hub of central Asia and the magnificent capital of Uzbekistan.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Tashkent City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful sightseeing tour around the most interesting Tashkent attractions. Today you get to spend time exploring the capital of Uzbekistan, situated at the foot of the Tien Shan Mountains.

During the tour, you explore the 16th century Barak Khana Seminary, the Chorsu Bazaar, the Kukeldash Madrassah and go inside the largest acting mosque in Tashkent - the Tila Shaikh. After break for lunch (not included), you explore the new part of the city: the Independence Square, Alisher Navoi Theater, Amir Temur Square and the new part of the city.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 8
Departure from Tashkent
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Uzbekistan tour! After breakfast, you check out from your Tashkent hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

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5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable 4 and 5-star hotels in Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand;
  • 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);
  • Economy class flight tickets Tashkent - Urgench;
  • 1st class Afrosiyob train tickets Samarkand - Tashkent;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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

  • Insightful city tours in Tashkent and Samarkand;
  • Exploring marvelous Khiva;
  • Tour of Shahrisabz;
  • Enjoying a folk show in Bukhara;
  • Full Uzbekistan 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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