56 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

56 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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56 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Samarkand
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Shahrisabz
— 4 nights
taxi + train:  4​h 15​min
3
Bukhara
— 8 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Bustan
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Khiva
— 5 nights
train:  5​h 45​min
6
Nukus
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
7
Yusufhona
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Margilan
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Tashkent
— 11 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: London

6
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Change things up with a short trip to Chor-Chinor Garden in Urgut (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Ulugh Beg Observatory, appreciate the history behind Shah-i-Zinda, admire the landmark architecture of Ulugbek Madrasah, and make a trip to Registan.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Samarkand day trip site .

London, UK to Samarkand is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from London to Samarkand. While traveling from London, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Samarkand, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Shahrisabz.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Chor-Chinor Garden
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Registan ©
Registan
Ulugh Beg Observatory ©
Ulugh Beg Observatory
Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda

4
nights
Shahrisabz

Shahrisabz ©
Step out of Shahrisabz to go to Qarshi and see Kok-Gumbaz Mosque, which is approximately 1h 55 min away.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shahrisabz travel planner.

Traveling by car from Samarkand to Shahrisabz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will leave for Bukhara on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Shahrisabz

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kok-Gumbaz Mosque
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The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray ©
The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray
Dorut Tilovat ©
Dorut Tilovat
Statue of Amir Timur ©
Statue of Amir Timur

8
nights
Bukhara

Bukhara ©
Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bukhara: Gijduvan (Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs & Ulugbek Madrasah). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Great Minaret of the Kalon, pause for some serene contemplation at Poi Kalyan Mosque, don't miss a visit to Lyab-i-Hauz, and admire the striking features of Ismail Samanid Mausoleum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bukhara trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Shahrisabz to Bukhara by combination of taxi and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bukhara can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bustan.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Gijduvan, Palace of Bukhara Emirs, Poykent
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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Lyab-i-Hauz ©
Lyab-i-Hauz
Ismail Samanid Mausoleum ©
Ismail Samanid Mausoleum

5
nights
Bustan

Bustan ©
Bustan is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Ayaz-Kala and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fortress Toprak Kala.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bustan holiday planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bukhara to Bustan. On the 29th (Wed), you're off toKhiva.

Things to do in Bustan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ayaz-Kala
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Ayaz-Kala ©
Ayaz-Kala

5
nights
Khiva

Khiva ©
With an illustrious history as a main stop along the Great Silk Road, Khiva boasts remarkably well-preserved cultural attractions and a beautiful historic core.
Step out of Khiva with an excursion to Urgench Youth Lake Complex in Urgench--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Itchan Kala, admire the landmark architecture of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, explore the historical opulence of Citadel Kunya-ark, and make a trip to Islam Khodja Complex.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Khiva trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Bustan to Khiva takes 2 hours. In July in Khiva, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Nukus.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Urgench Youth Lake Complex
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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Mohammed Amin Madrassah ©
Mohammed Amin Madrassah

5
nights
Nukus

Nukus ©
Serving as a popular base to explore the ruins and nature around the Aral Sea, Nukus also boasts its fair share of attractions.
Nukus is known for museums and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Nukus Museum of Art and stroll the grounds of Mizdakhan Necropolis.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nukus trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Khiva to Nukus by train takes about 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 8th (Sat), you're off toYusufhona.

Things to do in Nukus

Museums Historic Sites
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Nukus Museum of Art ©
Nukus Museum of Art

5
nights
Yusufhona

Yusufhona ©
Step out of Yusufhona to go to Chimgan and see Chimgan Ski Resort, which is approximately 30 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yusufhona trip site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Nukus to Yusufhona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Margilan.

Things to do in Yusufhona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Chimgan
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Charvak Reservoir ©
Charvak Reservoir
Pulatkhan Plateau ©
Pulatkhan Plateau
Chimgan Ski Resort ©
Chimgan Ski Resort

5
nights
Margilan

Margilan ©
Margilan is a city in Fergana Region in eastern Uzbekistan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margilan: Kokand (Norbut-Biya Madrasah, Jami Mosque, & more). There's lots more to do: learn and have fun at Yodgorlik Silk Factory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khonakhan Mosque, and steep yourself in history at Saeed Ahmad-Hodja Madrasah.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Margilan online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Yusufhona to Margilan by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In August in Margilan, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will leave for Tashkent on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Margilan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Kokand
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Khonakhan Mosque ©
Khonakhan Mosque
Yodgorlik Silk Factory ©
Yodgorlik Silk Factory
Khan Palace ©
Khan Palace

11
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Attractions like Tashkent Zoo and Aqualand Tashkent make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Khamid Alimdjan, hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Teleshayakh Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of Amir Timur Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tashkent trip itinerary website .

Fly from Margilan to Tashkent in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Tashkent Zoo ©
Tashkent Zoo
Lokomotiv Amusement Park ©
Lokomotiv Amusement Park

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