9 Day Deserts & Stars on Silk Road Tour

Travel itinerary: Tashkent – Urgench - Khiva –  Bukhara – Nurota - Yangigazgan – Samarkand – Tashkent

Duration: 9 days/8 nights

Best time to travel: All year

Accommodation: Double/twin accommodations in hotels.

Description: This combined tailor-made tour itinerary including Uzbekistan's most popular cities and te desert Kizilkum with overnight in nomadic yurts gives you a chance of visiting the most attractive places with rich  history and traditions of this Silk Road Destination.. You will really enjoy this tour itinerary having the combined city , desert and nature touristic points of Uzbekistan.

Day 1: Tashkent
Arrival in Tashkent - the capital of Uzbekistan with Uzbekistan Airways HY ... Transfer & check in hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent
Breakfast. City tour: Bazaar Chorsu, Khastimam Complex, Museum of Applied Arts, Place of Independance.

Night in Tashkent.

Day 3: Tashkent-Samarkand
Breakfast. Transfer to Samarkand (275 km) by high speed train Afrosiyob.  Arrival in Samarkand (10:00). Transfer to the hotel. City tour: Gur Emir Mausoleum, Registan Square, Bibi Khanum mosque, Siab Bazaar.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 4: Samarkand
Breakfast. Full day city tour in Samarkand: Silk Factory, Samarkand Silk Paper Workshop, Observatory of Ulughbeg, Museum Afrosiyob.

Overnight in Samarkand.

Day 5: Samarkand-Bukhara
Breakfast. Visit to mausoleum of Imam Al Bukhari and drive to Bukhara. Arrive & accommodation.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 6: Bukhara
Breakfast. City tour: Ark Palace, Samanids mausoleum, Chashmayi Ayyub, complex Kalon, Lyabi Khauz complex, Calligraphy & miniatures Workshop, Bolo Houz Mosque, Madrasa Kosh, Commercial centre of Bukhara.

Overnight in Bukhara.

Day 7: Bukhara – Khiva

Breakfast in the hotel. Drive to Khiva via the Kizilkum desert (450 km, 7 hrs). Arrive in Khiva, hotel check-in, free time. Night in Khiva.


Day 8: Khiva – Tashkent

After the breakfast start the full day city tour in Khiva. Lunch during the visits. By the end of the day (18:00) transfer to the Urgench Airport for taking the flight Urgench-Tashkent.


Day 9: Tashkent …

Early breakfast. Transfer to the Tashkent International Airport


Included services:
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Transport: Minivan
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.