Uzbekistan Tourism Tour
On our Uzbekistan tourism tour, we will witness the playful side of Uzbekistan. The wonderful city of Uzbekistan has a brimming history owing to the famous Silk Road and its post-soviet roots. This country is resplendent with gorgeous cultural cities like Samarkhand and Bukhara. These cities have still maintained the bubbling Uzbek culture and are brimming with monuments and structures of the past.
Uzbekistan is also filled with bustling city life, especially in its capital city Tashkent. Most of the Uzbekistan tours start from here. From its ever-smiling locals to its stunning culture, this rustic country dominates the history of Central Asia.
Read below our detailed itinerary as we embark on our historic Uzbekistan tourism tour.
Duration: 09 Days/ 08 Nights
Destination Covers: Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Day 01- Arrive at Tashkent
Welcome as we start our Uzbekistan tourism tour. Today you will reach the magical city of Tashkent, which is also the capital of Uzbekistan. Once you arrive at Tashkent, you will be transferred to your hotel after which you are free to explore as you please.
You can spend this day by walking past the glistening bustling Chorsu Bazaar, or feel the aura of the towering mosques and the palatial minarets, and wrap up the day with a delicious authentic dinner.
You will be staying the night a Tashkent today.
Day 02- Explore Tashkent
Enjoy a lovely hot breakfast, before we head out for some sightseeing on our Uzbekistan Tourism Tour. The city of Tashkent is also the biggest in Central Asia, filled with wonders and sights to see. It is also the starting point for an enchanting Silk Route tour.
We will start our Uzbekistan tour with a trip down the Old Town of Tashkent. We will gaze at the Khast-Imam Complex, which is home to one of the most sacred Quran which belonged to Caliph Uthman. The complex also houses Barak-Khan Madrasah, Tillya Sheykh Mosque, Saint Abu Bakr Kafal Shashi Mausoleum and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari.
We will then walk to the popular and vibrant Chorsu Bazaar, where you can shop with full energy. After finishing off your shopping, we will take a cultural ride on the famous Tashkent Metro till the City Centre. From there we will walk through Amir Timur Square, and Independence Square. We will wrap up our Uzbekistan tourism tour for the day with a visit Applied Arts Museum.
Overnight stay at Tashkent
Day 03- Arrive at Khiva
Enjoy a hearty breakfast, before we head to the domestic airport for our next stop. Today, we will arrive at the historic city of Khiva, as we continue on our Uzbekistan tour.
Freshen up at the hotel, after which we will embark on a day filled with sightseeing. First on the list is a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site: Ichan Kala Fortress. Here we will witness the tombs of Madrasahs of Arab Muhammad Khan, Hodjan Berdi-Biya, Shergazi Khan, Abdullah Khan and Allakuli Khan, the Kunya-Ark Citadel, Sayid Allauddin. Ichan Kala Fortress also houses the Oq Masjid Mosque, Juma Mosque, Tash Hauli Palace, Pahlavon Mahmud Mausoleum and the Islam Khoja Minaret, all of which are wonders of the art world. The entire complex is bustling with architectural landmarks and vibrant colours. All of these monuments are echoing with exciting stories and anecdotes of the past, that your guide will reveal you with.
Come back to your hotel and have a good night sleep at Khiva.
Day 04- Explore Khiva and Arrive at Bukhara
Start your day with a fresh and healthy breakfast. Today on the Uzbekistan tourism tour, you have a day to yourself. Indulge in whatever you feel like, and enjoy the most of Khiva. Let the old world charm of Khiva sweep you off your feet, as you relish the little mosques and the vibrant surroundings.
In the evening we will head to the Urgench airport, from where we will head to Bukhara. Another prominent Silk Route town, Bukhara is a popular destination in Uzbekistan tours.
Once you reach Bukhara, you will be taken to your hotel, where you can retire for the night.
Day 05- Explore Bukhara
After a wholesome breakfast, we will explore the unspoilt beauty of Bukhara through a walking tour. We will start our Uzbekistan tourism tour with a visit to the historic centre of Bukhara, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. We will witness the wonders of Lyabi Hauz Ensemble, the aura of Magok-i-Attari Mosque, the vibrancy of the Bukhara Trading Domes and the mystic of the Kalyan Minaret. We will visit places like the stunning Miri-Arab, the regal Chor Minor, the vibrant Ulugbek, Abdulaziz Khan Madrasahs, the historic Ark Fortress, the modern Bolo Hauz Complex, Ismail Samani and Chashma-Ayub Mausoleums.
This entire day is filled with magical places to see, which will make you fall in love with this Silk Route town
End the day with a hearty dinner as you reminisce about the mesmerising sites of Bukhara.
Overnight stay Bukhara.
Day 06- Explore Bukhara and Arrive at Samarkand
Wake up to a wonderful breakfast, as we spend our second day in Bukhara in our Uzbekistan tourism tour. Today, we will head into the outskirts of Bukhara, as we drive down to Sitorai Mohi Xosa Palace, which is the summer residence of Bukhara's last emir. This palatial and regal palace is a fascinating merger of Oriental and Russian architecture which makes it stand out from the rest.
From here we will visit the Mausoleum of Bakhouddin Naqshbandi and Chor-Bakr Necropolis.
After finishing off this part of the tour, we will embark in a high-speed Afrosiyob train to Samarkand. Once you arrive at Samarkand, you will be transferred to your hotel.
The rest of the evening is free for you to explore the many wonders that Samarkand as to offer. This historic city brimming with ancient monuments and ruins of cities long gone by.
Samarkand is also one of the Silk Road towns which makes it quite a popular town among tourists.
Overnight stay at Samarkand
Day 07- Explore Samarkand
Enjoy a hot breakfast before we head out for an entire day of Samarkand sightseeing. We will be visiting some stunning sites like Registan Square, Gur Emir Mausoleum - the mausoleum of Amir Timur, remains of Bibi Khanum Mosque, Siab Bazaar, and the Ulugbeg Observatory.
This tour will wrap up before lunch, which gives you ample time to explore the city on your own. You can visit the bustling markets, or sit at the many elegant restaurants that dot Samarkand. You can also just walk around the city and let the fresh air of Samarkand fill up your lungs and transport you to a world of the past.
Stay the night at Samarkand.
Day 08- Explore Samarkand and Back to Tashkent
Start your day with a fulfilling breakfast, as we continue our Uzbekistan tourism tour. Today, we will first check out from the hotel and then continue on our sightseeing at Samarkand. We will traverse the Afrasaif museum, and visit the Tomb of St. Daniel. We will then take a mesmerizing and enthralling drive to the Konigil village to explore the rural side of Uzbekistan.
Here we will learn all about the traditional art of Samarkand paper which is made from mulberry.
After talking to a few locals, we will make our way back to the railway station to take a high-speed Afrosiyob train back to Tashkent.
Once you arrive at Tashkent you will be transferred to your hotel. This is your last night at Uzbekistan, so enjoy as much as you can.
Overnight stay at Tashkent
Day 09- Depart from Uzbekistan
The Uzbekistan tourism tour comes to an end today. Enjoy an authentic breakfast, and relish all the free time you have before we head down to the airport for your flight back home.