22 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

22 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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22 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Foot + Train:  26 h
1
Samarkand
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Bukhara
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Taxi + Train + Taxi:  9 h 15 min
3
Muynak
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  10 h 30 min
4
Khiva
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 15 min
5
Kokand
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Margilan
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Tashkent
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Step off the beaten path and head to Imam Bokhari Mausoleum and The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray. Head to Art Gallery Happy Bird and Hovrenko Wine Factoryfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Shahrisabz (Dorut Tilovat, Statue of Amir Timur, & more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Regional Studies Museum, delve into the distant past at Khwaja Khadir Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazrat Khizr Mosque, and pause for some photo ops at Saint Daniel's Tomb.

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Melbourne, Australia to Samarkand is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Uzbekistan Time is minus 5 hours. In April in Samarkand, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Shahrisabz
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Imam Bokhari Mausoleum ©
Imam Bokhari Mausoleum
Regional Studies Museum ©
Regional Studies Museum
Art Gallery Happy Bird ©
Art Gallery Happy Bird

5
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.
Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs and Avicenna Museum, Afsona will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Nodir Devon Begi Madrasasi and Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah are in your itinerary. Take a break from Bukhara with a short trip to Karavan-Sarai Rabati Malik in Navoiy, about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the world behind art at Art Museum Kamoliddin Behzod, steep yourself in history at Kosh Madrasah, and get engrossed in the history at Fayzulla Khujayev House.

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Take a train from Samarkand to Bukhara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Bukhara are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Muynak.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Karavan-Sarai Rabati Malik, Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs
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Nodir Devon Begi Madrasasi ©
Nodir Devon Begi Madrasasi
Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah ©
Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah
Bakhautdin Naqsband Mausoleum ©
Bakhautdin Naqsband Mausoleum

1
night
Muynak

Muynak ©
Mo‘ynoq, also spelled as Muynak and Moynaq, is a city in northern Karakalpakstan in western Uzbekistan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see a world frozen in time at Ships Cemetery and then take an in-depth tour of The Regional History and Aral Sea Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Muynak tour itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi from Bukhara to Muynak in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Muynak

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Ships Cemetery ©
Ships Cemetery

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kalta Minor Minaret and Tomb of Sayid Allauddin. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ota Darvoza and Islam Khodja Complex. Step out of Khiva to go to Bustan and see Fortress Toprak Kala, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Ayaz-Kala, take in panoramic vistas at Chodra Hovli, contemplate the long history of Alla Kuki Khan Madrasah, and look for gifts at Khiva Silk Worshop.

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You can do a combination of taxi and train from Muynak to Khiva in 10.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kokand.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ayaz-Kala, Fortress Toprak Kala
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Kalta Minor Minaret ©
Kalta Minor Minaret
Ota Darvoza ©
Ota Darvoza
Tomb of Sayid Allauddin ©
Tomb of Sayid Allauddin

1
night
Kokand

Kokand ©
During the 18th and 19th centuries, Kokand stood as the capital of the Kokand khanate, developing into an important religious and educational center, with many mosques and madrassas.
On the 23rd (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Khudoyar Khan Palace, then browse the exhibits of Khan Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Norbut-Biya Madrasah, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Mosque.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Khiva to Kokand in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. April in Kokand sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Margilan.

Things to do in Kokand

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Khan Palace ©
Khan Palace

1
night
Margilan

Margilan ©
Margilan is a city in Fergana Region in eastern Uzbekistan. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saeed Ahmad-Hodja Madrasah, revel in the low prices at Yodgorlik Silk Factory, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khonakhan Mosque.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Margilan route maker site .

Drive from Kokand to Margilan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Margilan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Margilan

Historic Sites Shopping Classes
Highlights from your plan
Khonakhan Mosque ©
Khonakhan Mosque
Yodgorlik Silk Factory ©
Yodgorlik Silk Factory

2
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
On the 25th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at State Museum "In Memory of the Victims of Repression", take in the spiritual surroundings of Minor Mosque, then see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Assumption Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Lake Charvak, then appreciate the history behind Monument of Courage Earthquake Memorial, and then don't miss a visit to Barak-Khan Madrassah.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tashkent itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Margilan to Tashkent takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tashkent

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Minor Mosque ©
Minor Mosque
Holy Assumption Cathedral ©
Holy Assumption Cathedral

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