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The Silk Road of Uzbekistan - Explore!
11 days

The Silk Road of Uzbekistan

From Tashkent to Tashkent
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
US $1,990
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Places You’ll See

  • Tashkent
    Tashkent
  • Urgench
    Urgench
  • Khiva
    Khiva
  • Bukhara
    Bukhara
  • Samarkand
    Samarkand
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Mingle with the locals in the lively Chorsu market
  • Visit the most romantic city on the Silk Road
  • Admire Islamic architecture and browse bustling bazaars
  • Sample nomadic life with nights in traditional felt tents
  • Discover the cultural gem of Samarkand

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip Tashkent. Afternoon city sightseeing; ride the flamboyant Metro
    Start point Hotel Uzbekistan, Hotel reception, 45 Mirzamakhmud Musakhanov Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 12:00
  2. Day 2: Fly to Urgench in western Uzbekistan and drive to the ancient city of Khiva
  3. Day 3: In Khiva, visit the Old Citadel; free afternoon
  4. Day 4: Scenic drive through vast plains to Bokhara
  5. Day 5: In Bokhara, discover blue-tiled domes and minarets; learn about the city's history
  6. Day 6: Free day to explore Bokhara's sights further
  7. Day 7: Drive to Yangikasgan desert camp for overnight in a yurt; optional camel ride
  8. Day 8: Drive to Samarkand; afternoon exploration of the city's monuments including Registan Square
  9. Day 9: In Samarkand, discover magnificent mosques and mausoleums; free afternoon to explore further
  10. Day 10: In Samarkand, free morning; afternoon high-speed train to Tashkent
  11. Day 11: Tour ends in Tashkent
    End point Hotel Uzbekistan, Hotel reception, 45 Mirzamakhmud Musakhanov Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 09:00
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
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  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
    Yurt

      Customer Reviews

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      • C
        November 11, 2019
        would advise them to go ahead and book
        Trip date: October 2019
      • M
        October 12, 2019
        Great introduction to a part of the world that has for many years been overshadowed by its Soviet history. Some stunning sights - Registan Square in Samarkand is right up there with the great monuments of the world.
        Trip date: October 2019
      • A
        May 17, 2019
        Very good all round trip.
        Trip date: July 2018
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      • A
        May 17, 2019
        A couple of comments re the tour notes. Virtually all money exchanges took sterling, you did not need to take a lot of dollars. Beer tended to be more like £2.00 a pint in hotels and cafes rather than £1.40, but to be fair we rarely paid more than... Show more
        Trip date: September 2018
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      • A
        May 17, 2019
        This was my first trip with Explore - it certainly won't be the last. Loved every minute and told lots of friends to look at your website!
        Trip date: September 2018
        Review collected by Explore!
      • A
        May 17, 2019
        A great trip and fascinating country. Shukhrat was a great leader and good ambassador for his country.
        Trip date: March 2018
        Review collected by Explore!
      • A
        May 17, 2019
        Shukrat certainly made the trip good group to be woth
        Trip date: March 2018
        Review collected by Explore!
      • ED
        October 17, 2018
        This was my first Explore! Trip and I have to say it was absolutely fantastic! Our guide Shukhrat was amazing! An absolutely brilliant tour leader! He explained everything from the places we were visiting to also multiple options for our free time. If... Show more
        Trip date: October 2018

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          • Typhoid - Recommended for Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
          • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
          • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Uzbekistan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
          • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Uzbekistan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
          • Rabies - Recommended for Uzbekistan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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