16 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

16 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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16 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Tashkent
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Khiva
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bustan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Bukhara
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Samarkand
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: London

4
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tashkent: Charvak Reservoir (in Yusufhona) and Pulatkhan Plateau (in Chimgan). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Khamid Alimdjan, take an in-depth tour of Amir Timur Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kukeldash Madrasah, and get outside with Lake Charvak.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tashkent tour planner.

London, UK to Tashkent is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Uzbekistan Time (UZT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Tashkent

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Charvak Reservoir, Pulatkhan Plateau
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Khamid Alimdjan ©
Khamid Alimdjan
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
TV Tower ©
TV Tower

3
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.
Khiva is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Itchan Kala, contemplate the long history of Stone Palace (Tash Khauli), take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque), and admire the landmark architecture of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Khiva trip simple and quick.

Getting from Tashkent to Khiva by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. April in Khiva sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bustan.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites Shopping
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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque) ©
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque)
Mohammed Amin Madrassah ©
Mohammed Amin Madrassah

1
night
Bustan

Bustan
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fortress Toprak Kala.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bustan vacation planning app .

Drive from Khiva to Bustan in 2 hours. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Bustan

Historic Sites

3
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.
Bukhara is known for historic sites, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Minaret of the Kalon, make a trip to Moschea Bolo-khauz, take an in-depth tour of Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa), and contemplate the long history of Nodir Devon Begi Madrasasi.

To see maps, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bukhara online tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Bustan to Bukhara with the Route module. In April, daytime highs in Bukhara are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums
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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Lyab-i-Hauz ©
Lyab-i-Hauz
Chor-Minor ©
Chor-Minor

4
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
When in Samarkand, make a side trip to see Dorut Tilovat in Shahrisabz, approximately Shahrisabz away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Registan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ulugbek Madrasah, admire the masterpieces at Imam Bokhari Mausoleum, and delve into the distant past at Afrasiyab Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Samarkand online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Bukhara to Samarkand in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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