8 days in Tashkent, Chimgan & Samarkand Itinerary

8 days in Tashkent, Chimgan & Samarkand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Alexandria
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Tashkent
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Chimgan
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Samarkand
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Alexandria

2
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
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: admire the landmark architecture of Khamid Alimdjan, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chorsu Bazaar, make a trip to Amir Temur Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minor Mosque.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Tashkent online travel planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Tashkent is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Alexandria to Tashkent. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Chimgan.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Independence Square (Mustakillik Square) ©
Independence Square (Mustakillik Square)

1
night
Chimgan

Chimgan ©
Chimgan or Chimgon is a ski resort located in a mountain range named Tian Shan, near Chirchiq, Uzbekistan.DescriptionThe tourist skiing complex Chimgan is located 85 km away from Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, in the spurs of Chatkal Range on the height of 1,600 metres, in the Western Tien Shan mountains, surrounding Tashkent from the East. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Chimgan Ski Resort, look for all kinds of wild species at Pulatkhan Plateau, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Charvak Reservoir.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Chimgan itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Tashkent to Chimgan takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Chimgan

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Charvak Reservoir
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Charvak Reservoir ©
Charvak Reservoir
Pulatkhan Plateau ©
Pulatkhan Plateau
Chimgan Ski Resort ©
Chimgan Ski Resort

2
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum, make a trip to Registan, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tillya Kori Madrasah. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Afrasiyab Museum, explore the ancient world of Afrasiyab Museum, look and learn at Ulugh Beg Observatory, appreciate the history behind Shah-i-Zinda, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sher Dor Madrasah.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Samarkand journey planner.

You can fly from Chimgan to Samarkand in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Registan ©
Registan
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda

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