Tours to Uzbekistan

Tours to Uzbekistan

Aral Sea
Yurt camp

Uzbekistan from the west till the east

Tour summary:

The tour presents whole Uzbekistan from the desert Kyzyl-Kum on the west to the valleys on the east. You will visit legendary Silk Road cities, the ancient fortresses lost in a desert, famous “Louvre of Desert”, Aral Sea tragedy and beautiful nature of Central Asia.

Tour itinerary:
Day 1: Tashkent

Arrival to Tashkent. Meeting at the airport by English speaking guide. Accommodation to the hotel.

The visit of sightseeings of the capital:

  • Khazrati Imam complex including constructions of different centuries
  • Chorsu bazar
  • Independence square
  • Timur`s square

Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 2: Tashkent - Nukus

Breakfast . Transfer to the airport and flight to Nukus at 7:00. Accommodation to the hotel. The visit of museum considered as a Louvre of Desert ( Museum of best collection of Russian avangard which took a name of Igor Savitskiy).

Overnight in Nukus.

Day 3: Nukus - Ustyurt plateau - Aral Sea

Breakfast.Travel to the Aral Sea through the Ustyurt plateau. The distance to the shores of the Aral sea is 450 km, the route takes 8h-9h. The road passes by the Kungrad region was formerly one of the largest shopping centers on the Great Silk Road. The continuation of the journey to the Ustyurt plateau. Stop at Soudotch'é lake. Lunch is at fishermen. After lunch we start towards the Aral Sea. On the way you will see the ruins of the lighthouse and of the abandoned village Ugra. Arrival to the Aral Sea. Setting tents.

Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 4: Aral Sea - Muynak - Nukus

Breakfast. We suggest to get up at dawn. You can make wonderful pictures of landscapes of the Aral Sea. After breakfast transfer to Nukus. Stop in Mouynak which is famous as a cemetery of ships. After lunch-picnic we return to Nukus through the architectural complex Mizdakkhan. Arrival to Nukus.

Overnight in Nukus.

Day 5: Nukus - Ayaz Kala - Khiva

Breakfast. Drive to Khiva on the way the visit of Ayazkala the ancient lost city on desert which was a centre of civilization in Central Asia and of Toprakkala ancient capital of Khorezm kingdom. Arrival to Khiva. Accommodation to the hotel.

Dinner. Overnight in Khiva.

Day 6: Khiva

Breakfast. The visit of sightseeings of the city considered as (Museum under the sky):

  • Ichan-Kala internal city surrounded by walls rebuilt in XIX century
  • Different wonderful Palaces of governors who ever ruled in Khiva
  • Medressahs of Mokhammed Rakhimkhan and M. Aminkhan
  • Pakhlavan Makhmoud’s mausoleum

Overnight in Khiva.

Day 7: Khiva – Boukhara

Breakfast. Drive to Bukhara which is famous under the name (Kubbat al Islam)-the dome of Islam. (450 km).

Lunch-picnic on the way in desert Kyzylkum the biggest in Central Asia. Arrival at the evening. Accommodation to the hotel. Free -time.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 8: Boukhara


  • Bolo khauz mosque famous as a mosque of emirs “ title of governors”
  • Ark fortress residence of emirs
  • Ismail Samanid’s mausoleum the most ancient historical building of Bukhara X -century
  • Chashma Ayub mausoleum with the museum of water’s history of region.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 9: Boukhara


  • Bakhavuddin Nakshbandi mausoleum
  • Sitorai Mokhi Khosa palace
  • Kalon minaret with Kalon mosque
  • Liabi-Khauz complex

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 10: Bukhara - Aydarkul

Breakfast. Drive to Aydarkul lake 220 km, on the way to the lake the visit of the fortress of Alexander the Great in Nurota.

Arrival to yurt camps accommodation to the yurts, riding the camels.

Dinner. The kazak concert around a bonfire. Overnight in yurts.

Day 11: Aydarkul - Asraf

Breakfast. Drive to Asraf village 60 km from the yurts. Accommodation to the guesthouse opened by local tadjik family. The walking tour along the village.

Dinner. Overnight in guesthouse.

Day 12: Asraf village - Samarkand

Breakfast. Drive to Samarkand historical capital which is 2750 years old.

Accommodation in the hotel The visit of sightseeings of the city:

  • Ulugbek’s observatory the first in Central Asia built in XV century
  • Saint Daniel’ mausoleum
  • Shakhi-Zinda mausoleum where you can see the tomb of Kussam ibn Abbas who was a cousin of prophet Mokhammed
  • Local bazaar

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 13: Samarkand


  • Gur Emir mausoleum – the sepulture of Timurid’s dynasty
  • Reghistan place –historical center, ancient crossroad of all streets, consists of 3 medrassahs of XV-XVII century
  • Bibikhanum mosque built for a beloved wife of Great Timur
  • Free-time

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 14: Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand

Breakfast. Drive to Shakhrisabz native city of Great Timur. Accommodation to the hotel. The visit of sightseeings of the city:

  • Aksaray palace: a summer residence of Great Timur
  • Dorut – Tilovat complex
  • Dorus – Siadat complex with empty grave of Timur

Drive back to Samarkand.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 15: Samarkand - Tashkent

Breakfast. Konighil paper factory where you can see the process of making paper with an old method. Free-time at the evening transfer to railway station to take a fast train to Tashkent.

Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 16: Tashkent - Kokand - Ferghana

Breakfast at the hotel.

Drive to Ferghana valley 360 km.

Sightseeing tour in Kokand.

  • The palace of Khudayar Khan
  • Complex of Dakhmai Shokon
  • Juma mosque

Transfer to Ferghana (90 km) on the way the visit of Rishtan ceramic workshop.

Accommodation in the hotel.

Overnight in Ferghana.

Day 17: Ferghana - Marghilan - Tashkent

Breakfast. Drive to Marghilan 11 km, the visit of Yodgorlik silk weaving factory and drive back to Tashkent.

Overnight in Tashkent.

Day 18: Tashkent

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport and flight back home.