Fascinating Uzbekistan Silk Road adventure

Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara & Samarkand

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Hazrat Inam Complex, Tashkent

Rakat Plaza, Tashkent

Rakat Plaza, Tashkent

Independence Square, Tashkent

Rakat Plaza, Tashkent

Rakat Plaza, Tashkent

Tashkent

Khiva

Malika Khiva

Malika Khiva

Walls of Itchan Kala, Khiva

Malika Khiva

Malika Khiva

Khiva Baazar

Western Gate of Itchan Kala Complex, Khiva

Sasha & Sons Boutique Hotel, Bukhara

Sasha & Sons Boutique Hotel, Bukhara

Ulugbek Madrasa, Bukhara

Sasha & Sons Boutique Hotel, Bukhara

Sasha & Sons Boutique Hotel, Bukhara

Sasha & Sons Boutique Hotel, Bukhara

Arq Fortress, Bukhara

Diyora, Samarkanda

Diyora, Samarkanda

Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis, Samarkand

Sher Dor Madrasa, Samarkand

Diyora, Samarkanda

Diyora, Samarkanda

Diyora, Samarkanda

An unforgettable tour through stunning Uzbekistan taking in ancient architecture and religious wonders, including breakfast, tours and all travel

Day 1: UK - Tashkent

Depart from the UK and board your overnight flight to Tashkent. (Meals: onboard)

Day 2: Tashkent

Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast / none depending on arrival time)

Day 3: Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva

After breakfast at the hotel, visit the old part of Tashkent. Explore Khasti Imom Square, the Madrasa Barak Kan, the Madrasa Kaffal Shoshi, the Moyie Mubarek Library, the Kukeldash Madrasa and the Madrasa Abul Kasim. Later, discover the oriental bazaar of Chorsu, and afterwards, transfer to the airport to board a flight to Urgench. Arrive and transfer to Khiva and check into your hotel for two nights. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 4: Khiva

After breakfast at the hotel, head to the Itchan-Kala architectural complex of Khiva, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Explore the Kunya Ark Castle, the madrasah Mohammed Rakhmin Khan and the minaret of Islam Khodja. Next, visit the Tash Hovli Palace, the Mausoleum of Pahlavan Mahmud, the Juma Mosque or Friday Mosque, and the Allakuli Khan Madrasa. Spend the rest of the day exploring at your leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Khiva - Bakhara

After breakfast at the hotel, depart to Bukhara, southeast of Khiva. During the journey, cross the Kizil-Kum desert and see the historic Amudaria river, which marks the border with Kazakhstan. Arrive in the afternoon, transfer to the hotel and check-in for two nights. Spend the rest of the day exploring at your leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Bukhara

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a city tour of Bukhara. Visit the Mausoleum of the Samani, the holy spring of Chashmai Ayub, the charming Bolo Hauz Mosque and the Ark Citadel. In the afternoon, visit the Kalyan minaret, the Poi Kalyan Mosque, the Miri Arab Madrasa, the Toki Sarafon dome and the Lyabi Hauz architectural complex, a set of two madrasahs and a Khanaka, Chor Minor. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Bukhara - Samarkand


After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the city of Samarkand. Arrive in Samarkand and in the afternoon, take a guided visit of the city. See Registan Square, and admire spectacular 15th and 16th-century madrasas including Ulugbek, Shir-Dor and Tilla-Kori. Next, visit the Guri Emir Mausoleum, to explore the tomb of Tamerlane, the Bibi-Khanym Mosque and the Siab Bazaar. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Samarkand - Tashkent

After breakfast at the hotel, visit the architectural complex of Shakhi-Zinda, the museum of the ancient city of Afrosiab and the Ulughbek observatory, dating back to the 15th century. In the afternoon, transfer to the station to board a high-speed train back to Tashkent. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9: Tashkent

After breakfast at the hotel, explore the city at your leisure or take an optional morning tour of the highlights of the city, visiting the History Museum of Uzbekistan, the White Mosque and the Metro system (£35 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 10: Tashkent - Night on board


After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK and spend the night on board.

Day 11: UK

Arrive back in the UK.

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