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Uzbekistan Uncovered - Exodus Travels
Uzbekistan Uncovered - Exodus Travels
Excellent
19 reviews
Starts
Tashkent
Destinations
+7
Ends
Tashkent
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Highlights

  • Explore the Kunya-Ark 12th century fortress
  • Visit Khiva and the Desert sites
  • See the khan's old residence
  • Have a cup of green tea at the chai-khana (tea-house)
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery
Start and end in Tashkent! With the discovery tour Uzbekistan Uncovered, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Tashkent, Uzbekistan and 7 other destinations in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan Uncovered includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

19 Reviews

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 1
    Written on November 5, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A wonderful, rewarding holiday in a country that is just waking up to tourism but has so much to offer with lovely, friendly people and mind blowingly fabulous buildings and cities.  Be prepared to take the rough with the smooth - the hotels are basic but... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 2
    Written on September 5, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A brilliant tour.  Even the August heat didn't put us off, it just made it better.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Seeing all the amazing holy sites spread across the whole country and realising the amount of effort and money the Soviet... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 3
    Written on July 13, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fantastic trip, full of history and sightsWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The whole trip, every day there was something new to see and inspire you, whether it be climbing the minaret of kiva, treking through the desert to an amazing... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 4
    Written on June 18, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Uzbekistan is a real undiscovered gem, if you book this tour your friends, family and work colleagues will look at you as though you have gone mad..."your going where?"...but the last laugh will be on them. The people are truly open and welcoming, the... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 5
    Written on May 17, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    A well-organised holiday in a little-known and fascinating country. An intriguing mix of Muslim and Soviet.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I don’t think a single member of our group of sixteen (enormously gifted and intrepid)... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 6
    Written on October 12, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Uzbekistan was a total visual feast. Each city we visited was just as amazing as the one before. And the people were really friendly. It was a relatively easy place to be. I would recommend it for a holiday.What was the most inspirational moment of your... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 7
    Written on October 2, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely stunning. I'm still overwhelmed by the experience.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Waking up in the yurt camp, with the sun peeking through tiny gaps in the felt roof so it seemed we were looking up at the starrry night... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 8
    Written on May 29, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A very well structured and organized tour through a country still seemingly struggling to modernize and improve the standard of living for it's citizens. Although the people are not overtly religious, Uzbekistan has some of the most beautiful mosques and... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 9
    Written on April 17, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    The trip ensured we saw all the main sights with a knowledgeable guide and also had plenty of time to take photos.  I felt comfortable and safe throughout the trip and our guide was very helpful.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I enjoyed... Read more

  • Uzbekistan Uncovered reviewer 10
    Written on October 4, 2011
    4.0 - Good

    A very good trip, with the right balance of sights, free time and experiencing the culture.  The monuments were impressive and it was interesting to see how Soviet rule still cast a shadow 20 years after independence.  What was the most inspirational moment... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Tashkent; city tour.
  2. Day 2: Fly to Urgench; transfer to Khiva; city tour.
  3. Day 3: Visit the desert castles of Toprak Qala, Qaval Qala and Ayaz Qala.
  4. Day 4: Drive across Central Asian Plateau and through desert to Bukhara.
  5. Day 5: Spend the day exploring 12 Century Char Minar, Bolo Khauz Mosque and the old Summer Palace of the Emirs.
  6. Day 6: Another day discovering the delights of Bukhara's old town.
  7. Day 7: Drive via the rock paintings of Sarmysh Gorge to Nurata, Alexander the Great's fortress; overnight in traditional yurt camp in desert.
  8. Day 8: Freetime at Aidarkul Lake; and on to Samarkand.
  9. Day 9: Full day tour in Samarkand visiting Registan Square, Ulugbek Observatory and Mausoleum of Tamerlane.
  10. Day 10: Free morning; return to Tashkent.
  11. Day 11: End Tashkent

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Vaccinations

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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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Location
Start and end in Tashkent.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 January 2019 the full payment of $1,541 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1541 for Uzbekistan Uncovered, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,815 km.
  • Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
  • 717 km
  • Urgench (Uzbekistan)
  • 30 km
  • Khiva (Uzbekistan)
  • 388 km
  • Bukhara (Uzbekistan)
  • 89 km
  • Navoiy (Uzbekistan)
  • 58 km
  • Nurota (Uzbekistan)
  • 129 km
  • Aydarkul (Uzbekistan)
  • 139 km
  • Samarkand (Uzbekistan)
  • 264 km
  • Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

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