- duration 14 days
- tour type Group
- age requirement 16+ years old
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Visit the jewels of the Silk Road – Samarkand, Bukhara & Khiva
- Stay in a desert yurt camp and mountain homestay
- Wander through oriental bazaars overflowing with handicraft
- Get to know the local people and enjoy their overwhelming hospitality
Visit the remote Uhum village, located in the Nuratau Mountains. Enjoy hiking in the Uhum Valley and learn more about the life of the locals. After that, it is time to head for yet another famous Central Asian city, Samarkand, located on the Silk Road and known for its mosques and mausoleums.
Also included in this tour is an overnight stay in a desert yurt camp in the Kyzylkum Desert, where you will get the taste of nomadic lifestyle. For more details, please go through the itinerary below.
Uzbekistan is a wonderful destination. Extremely safe, warm people - big departure from it's soviet republic past. Excellent sightseeing, well organized. Restored monuments help you visualize the glory of cities like this as they stood in the 14th-17th century.
Tashkent feels very modern city, Bukhara feels traditional and Samarkand seems to fit in-between.
Tashkent is a nice city with it's own bit of history. We did Beldersay and surrounding areas from Tashkent, the cable car ride was awesome
We rode the train to Samarkand. Gave us a chance to see the beautiful, rustic countryside at leisure
The monuments in both Samarkand and Bukhara are excellent. The restoration work shows them in all glory. Well done.
The light show in Samarkand - Registon is spectacular. It's pricey, but looks like it goes on every now and then and bystanders watch for free. For a group, it is quite affordable ($150).
The trip involves a bit of walking, all monuments are grand and need you to be on foot to truly enjoy them. You can do it at a leisurely pace.
Overall, excellent program!”
Day 1: Tashkent arrival
Day 2: Tashkent city tour
Day 3: Tashkent – Khiva
Day 4: Around Khiva
Day 5: Drive through the desert to Bukhara
Day 6: Bukhara
Day 7: Explore Bukhara
Day 8: Bukhara – Gijduvan – Nurata – yurt camp
Day 9: Yurt camp – Aydar Lake – Uhum village
Day 10: Explore Uhum
Day 11: Uhum village – Samarkand
Day 12: Samarkand city tour
Day 13: Samarkand – Tashkent
Day 14: Tashkent
- Accommodation: Hotels (10 nights), homestay (2 nights), yurt (1 night)
- Meals: 13 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 3 dinners
- An experienced tour leader and a local guide
- All transportation asper the itinerary including airport pickup
- Economy class Tashkent - Urgench flight tickets
- Economy class Samarkand - Tashkent train tickets (if available)
- All entrance tickets to the attractions as per the itinerary
- Any international flights to/from Tashkent are not included in this price.
- Travel insurance is not included in the tour price (mandatory)
- Expenses that are personal in nature (including laundry and phone calls)
- Airport drop-off service (not included in the tour price)
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