Ultimate Uzbekistan

Ultimate Uzbekistan


Enjoy this in-depth tour throughout Uzbekistan, famous for its ancient cities, beautiful mosques and mausoleums, as you travel the ancient trade route – the Silk Road. This journey takes you through nature where you’ll discover beautiful rivers and lakes, mountains and architectural wonders.

Tour Highlights

Our Ultimate Uzbekistan tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Kukeldash Madrassah

A medieval madrasa built around 1570 as part of the central ensemble and located close to Chorzu Bazaar.


Mizdahkan, an architectural islamic complex, is situated on three hills is the oldest cemetry in Uzbekistan.

Bahauddin Naqshband Complex

This memorial complex is one of the most important Muslim shrines based outside Bukhara.

Registan Square

Heart of the ancient city of Samarkand, famous for its architecture and a popular stop along the Silk Road.

Fly to Tashkent - Day 1 - 2

Fly overnight to Tashkent. This afternoon you will take a city tour to visit the old town: Barak Khana Seminary, TilaShaikh mosque and their archives. Continue to Chorsu bazaar, and Kukeldash Madrassah. Attend a workshop where you will learn about ceramics.

Discover Nukus - Day 3

Fly to Nukus, to visit the Igor Savitskiy Museum, that hosts an impressive collection of Soviet Realism. Take a drive to see Mizdahkan complex of historical monuments.

Nukus to Khiva - Day 4

Continue to Khiva, visiting ancient fortresses such as Toprak Kala fortress, an excavated town dating back to the 1st to 5th century, and Ayaz Kala, which is considered to be one of the biggest forts in Karakalpakstan. Arrive in Khiva.

Khiva - Day 5

Khiva is a compact, well maintained town. Visit Kukhna Ark Fortress, the turquoise-tiled Islom-Khodja, the mausoleum of Pakhlavan Makhmud. Later visit Madrassah Rakhimkhon and the 19th century Tash Hauli Palace decorated in fine china blue tile work.

Khiva to Bukhara - Day 6

Set out for Bukhara. It is a long drive, that will take you more or less the same path that the Great Silk Road followed across desert, with a stops enroute to stretch. Arrive in Bukhara

Bukhara - Day 7

Explore the many interesting sites within this incredible city of Bukhara. Gaze at the legend filled Poi Kalon Minaret, explore the Ark Fortress of Bukhara and visit the Bolo Hauz Mosque. Lunnch at the house of one of the best suzani makers, and participate in a cooking class of traditional “ploy” – cooked with mutton and rice and large quantities of carrots and onions.

Bukhara to Samarkand - Day 8

Continue sightseeing of Bukhara with an out-of-town excursion to visit the Sitora-i-Mokhikhosa, the summer residence of the former emir. You will then stop at Bahauddin Naqshbandi Mausolem of the famous Sufi spiritual leader. In the afternoon transfer to the railway station for the train to Samarkand.

Samarkand - Day 9

See the most significant sites in Samarkand, Registan Square, the three beautiful madrassahs and the grandest structure of Amir Temur's times - the chief Friday Mosque called Bibi-Khanum,. Enjoy wine tasting at Khovrenko Winery with a visit to the museum.

Shakhrisabz - Day 10

The journey to Shakhrisabz is well worth it. The birthplace of the Great Amir Timur (Tamerlane), located approximately 80km south of Samarkand. Explore the city, visiting Ak-Sarai Palace, Dorus Tilavat cemetery and Kok-Gumbas Mosque, before returning to Samarkand.

Samarkand to Tashkent - Day 11

Today you will visit Ulugbek’s observatory, constructed by Ulugbek (Grandson of the Great Amir Temur) in 1428-1429. Visit the ancient settlement of Afrosiab, situated on the spurs of Chupan-Ata hills to the north-east of present-day Samarkand. Late afternoon transfer to train station to catch your train to Tashkent

Fly to UK - Day 12

Check out after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight

Group Tour includes

  • All meals
  • International flights and current taxes
  • Domestic transportation
  • 3* plus – 4 star accommodation
  • Touring with guides and entrance fees
  • Visa fees for UK & EU passport holders

Additional Price Information

  • Based on London Heathrow departures
  • Flight upgrades available on request
  • Land only from £2310
  • Single room from £460
  • Tipping paid locally £70
  • Price listed is based on new bookings only

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