30 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

30 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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Tashkent
— 8 nights
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Khiva
— 4 nights
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Samarkand
— 6 nights
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Shahrisabz
— 1 night
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Bukhara
— 7 nights
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Yusufhona
— 2 nights

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Tashkent

Tashkent ©

City of Bread

One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Tashkent is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chorsu Bazaar, make a trip to Amir Temur Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minor Mosque, and enjoy breathtaking views from TV Tower.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tashkent online vacation builder.

Cape Town, South Africa to Tashkent is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Uzbekistan Standard Time (UZT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Tashkent

Highlights from your plan
Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Lake Charvak ©
Lake Charvak

4
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.
When in Khiva, make a side trip to see Fortress Toprak Kala in Bustan, approximately Bustan away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Itchan Kala, step into the grandiose world of Stone Palace (Tash Khauli), contemplate the long history of Ota Darvoza, and admire the striking features of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Khiva trip website.

Traveling by flight from Tashkent to Khiva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Khiva, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Khiva

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Ayaz-Kala ©
Ayaz-Kala
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque) ©
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque)

6
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©

Rome of the East

Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Step out of Samarkand to go to Urgut and see Chor-Chinor Garden, which is approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, deepen your understanding at Tillya Kori Madrasah, and look and learn at Ulugh Beg Observatory.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Samarkand trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Khiva to Samarkand takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Khiva in January; daily highs in Samarkand reach 10°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Shahrisabz.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Registan ©
Registan
Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda

1
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Shahrisabz

Shahrisabz ©
Shakhrisabz, is a city in Qashqadaryo Region in southern Uzbekistan located approximately 80 km south of Samarkand with a population of 100,300 . Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Crypt of Tamerlan, make a trip to Dorut Tilovat, make a trip to Dor Us-Siyodat, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Amir Timur, and finally make a trip to The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Shahrisabz vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Samarkand to Shahrisabz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Shahrisabz are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Bukhara.

Things to do in Shahrisabz

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray ©
The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray
Crypt of Tamerlan ©
Crypt of Tamerlan
Dorut Tilovat ©
Dorut Tilovat

7
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Bukhara

Bukhara ©

City of Museums

Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bukhara: Gijduvan (Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs & Ulugbek Madrasah). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Great Minaret of the Kalon, pause for some serene contemplation at Poi Kalyan Mosque, admire the striking features of Ulugbek Medressa, and don't miss a visit to Moschea Bolo-khauz.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bukhara itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Shahrisabz to Bukhara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Bukhara are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yusufhona.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Chor-Minor ©
Chor-Minor
Poi Kalyan Mosque ©
Poi Kalyan Mosque

2
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Yusufhona

Yusufhona ©
Yusufhona is a village in Bostanliq District, Tashkent Region, Uzbekistan. On the 29th (Fri), hit the slopes at Chimgan Ski Resort, take in the awesome beauty at Pulatkhan Plateau, and then explore the activities along Charvak Reservoir.

Make your Yusufhona itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Bukhara to Yusufhona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yusufhona

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Charvak Reservoir ©
Charvak Reservoir
Chimgan Ski Resort ©
Chimgan Ski Resort
Pulatkhan Plateau ©
Pulatkhan Plateau

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