9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  27​h
1
Samarkand
— 2 nights
2
Bukhara
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Tashkent
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Samarkand is known for historic sites, childrens museums, shopping, museums, and baths. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Registan, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Bazaar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, and deepen your understanding at Sher Dor Madrasah.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Samarkand trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Samarkand is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Samarkand, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for much hotter days in Samarkand, with highs around 39°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Registan ©
Registan
Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum

2
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.
On the 27th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Mir-i Arab Madrasah, take some stellar pictures from Great Minaret of the Kalon, pause for some serene contemplation at Poi Kalyan Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Ismail Samanid Mausoleum, then contemplate the long history of Chasma Ayub Mausoleum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Bukhara Emirs. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa), don't miss a visit to Moschea Bolo-khauz, then make a trip to Lyab-i-Hauz, then make a trip to Chor-Minor, and finally don't miss a visit to Trading Domes.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bukhara trip planner.

Getting from Samarkand to Bukhara by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August in Bukhara, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Bukhara Emirs
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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

2
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Amir Timur Museum, don't miss a visit to Independence Square (Mustakillik Square), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kukeldash Madrasah, and finally hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art, make a trip to Amir Temur Square, admire the striking features of Khamid Alimdjan, then pause for some photo ops at World War II Memorial, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from TV Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tashkent trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Bukhara to Tashkent takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art ©
Khamid Alimdjan ©
Khamid Alimdjan
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar

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