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Tashkent-Urgench (Khiva)-Bukhara-Samarkand-Tashkent

 8 days / 7 nights


Day 1



Arrival in Tashkent. Pick up from the airport and transfer to hotel. Free time.

Sightseeing tour across Tashkent (starting time will depend on your arrival time):

  • Visit the Memorial for the Victims of Repression.
  • Overview the Tashkent TV tower (distant view).
  • Central Asian Plov Center.
  • Minor Mosque (White Mosque).
  • Monument of Courage.
  • OldCity, Khast-Imam architectural complex: Kaffal-as-Shoshi Mausoleum, Barak-Khan Madrasah, Khast-Imam Mosque. Mui-Muborak Madrasah – the original Koran of the Caliph Usman.
  • Chorsu's market (most picturesque market in the city).
  • Mustakillik Square (Independence Square).
  • Palace of the Grand duke Romanov.
  • Theater of Alisher Navoiy (external view).
  • Amir Temur's square.
  • Tashkent Metro (Underground/Subway).

19:00 Dinner. Overnight in the hotel.


Day 2

Tashkent- Urgench-Khiva


Early morning transfer to airport for the  flight to Urgench/Khiva, time will be specified. Flight departure time will be specified.

Arrival in Urgench airport. Transfer to Khiva (30 minutes). Check-in hotel. Khiva City Tour:

Ichan-Kala - the internal city surrounded with walls.

  • Mukhammad-Aminkhan Madrasah.
  • Kunya-Ark fortress.
  • Mukhammad-Rakhimkhan Madrasah.
  • Pakhlavan Mahmud's Mausoleum.
  • Islam-Khodja Medreese and Minaret.

13:00-14:00 Lunch. Continue the tour:

  • Visit Djuma-Mosque.
  • Museum of Khorezmian Music.
  • Tash-Hauli Palace.
  • Kutlug-Inak-Murad Madrasah.

Free time for shopping.

19:00-20:00 Dinner.

Free time. Overnight in hotel.


Day 3



08:00 Depart from Khiva to the ruins of ancient Khorezmian city and fortress. Cross Amudaria river by car/bus. Visit Tuprakkala archaelogical site. Visit Ayazkala Yurt camp and fortress. 12:00 Drive to Urgench.

Lunch. Free time.

15:50 Transfer to Railway station. 16:18 Depart by train to Bukhara. Cross one of the majestic deserts of Central Asia - Kyzylkum.

22:40 Arrival in Bukhara. Transfer to hotel.


Day 4



Sightseeing tour across Bukhara:

  • Samanids Mausoleum.
  • Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum.
  • Bolo-House Mosque.
  • The Ark (Bukhara Emir’s residence).
  • Poi-Kalon Ensemble: Mir-Arab Madrasah, Kalyan Minaret, Poi-Kalon Mosque.
  • Toki-Zargaron Trade domes.
  • Ulugbek's and Abdulazizkhan's madrasahs.
  • Telpak-Furushon Trade domes.
  • Magoki-Attori's mosque.
  • Lyabi-House Ensemble.

19:00 Dinner. Overnight in hotel.


Day 5



09:00 Continue Bukhara tour.

  • Chor Minor madrasah.
  • Trip to Bakhauddin Nakshbandi Memorial Complex (Sufi sheikh).
  • Visit Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa - the SummerPalace of Bukhara Emir.

13:00-14:00 lunch. Continue the tour:

  • House-museum of Fayzulla Khodzhayev (politician of 1920-1930)

15:10 Transfer to Railway station. 15:50 Depart by speed-train to Samarkand. 17:20 Arrival in Samarkand. Transfer to hotel and check-in.

Sightseeing to night illumination of Registan Square and Guri-Emir Mausoleum. 

Dinner. Free time.


Day 6



09:00 Sightseeing tour across Samarkand:

  • Guri-Emir Mausoleum (Tamerlane's and Temurids tomb).
  • Registan Ensemble: (the most cult place not only in Samarkand, but, perhaps, all over Uzbekistan). Ulugbek's Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah, Tillya-Kari Madrasah.
  • Bibi-Khanum Mosque.
  • Siab Bazaar.

13:00-14:00 Lunch.

  • Synagogue. Walk on residential quarters of the old city.

19:00 Dinner. Free time.


Day 7



09:00 Continue Samarkand Tour.

  • Imam Al-Bukhari Memorial complex.
  • Visit Ulugbek’s Observatory.
  • Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis. 

12:00-13:00 Lunch (Samarkand Pilaf). Continue the tour:

  • Afrosiab's Museum. Walk through the ruins of an ancient city destroyed by Genghis Khan. Visit archeological sites where excavations were carried out.

16:20 Transfer to the train station.

17:00 Departure by "Afrosiab" high-speed train to Tashkent (2 h. 10 min.).

19:10 Arrival in Tashkent. Transfer to hotel and check-in. Dinner. Free time.


Day 8



The program for this day depends on the timing of your departure flight.

Transfer to the airport. End of a tour.

If wished the tour program can be tailored to your interests.


This is customized tour. Price for the tour will be set after discussing all details with you.


Tour price includes:

  • Single/double room accommodation in hotels (breakfast is included).
  • Tashkent-Urgench air tickets.
  • Urgench-Bukhara, Bukhara-Samarkand, Samarkand-Tashkent train tickets.
  • All transfers: ground transportation by car/minivan/bus.
  • Tour guide services.


Tour price excludes:

  • Entrance tickets to the museums, mausoleums and other sites.
  • Lunches and dinners.


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