9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: Tashkent
1
Tashkent
— 1 night
2
Samarkand
— 3 nights
3
Bukhara
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  10​h 30​min
4
Khiva
— 1 night
End: Tashkent

1
night
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 1st (Thu): see the top attractions with Steppe Journeys, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kukeldash Madrasah, then admire the striking features of Khamid Alimdjan, then get engrossed in the history at Amir Timur Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of Communication History, take an in-depth tour of Yunus Rajabi House Museum, admire the striking features of Palace of the Romanovs, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Khoja Akhrar Mosque, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Chorsu Bazaar.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tashkent travel app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Tashkent. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Khiva.

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 Steppe Journeys ©
Steppe Journeys
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar

3
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ulugh Beg Observatory and Shah-i-Zinda. Museum-lovers will get to explore Imam Bokhari Mausoleum and Regional Studies Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum, contemplate the long history of Saint Daniel's Tomb, deepen your understanding at Tillya Kori Madrasah, and take an in-depth tour of Afrasiyab Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Tashkent to Samarkand takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Samarkand can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Samarkand

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Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Registan ©
Registan

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Avicenna Museum, Afsona, explore the ancient world of Mir-i Arab Madrasah, take some stellar pictures from Great Minaret of the Kalon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Poi Kalyan Mosque, then admire the striking features of Ismail Samanid Mausoleum, and finally make a trip to Moschea Bolo-khauz. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Art Museum Kamoliddin Behzod, browse the exhibits of History of Bukhara Puppet Theatre, don't miss a visit to Lyab-i-Hauz, admire the landmark architecture of Chor-Minor, then take an in-depth tour of Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa), and finally contemplate the long history of Zindan.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bukhara trip maker website .

Traveling by train from Samarkand to Bukhara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Khiva.

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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Poi Kalyan Mosque ©
Poi Kalyan Mosque
Lyab-i-Hauz ©
Lyab-i-Hauz

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Kalta Minor Minaret, contemplate the long history of Mohammed Amin Madrassah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque, then steep yourself in history at Citadel Kunya-ark, and finally explore the ancient world of Itchan Kala.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Khiva itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Bukhara to Khiva takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Khiva can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khiva

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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Citadel Kunya-ark ©
Citadel Kunya-ark

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