8 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

8 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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1
Tashkent
— 1 night
2
Bukhara
— 2 nights
3
Samarkand
— 3 nights

1
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Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Amir Timur Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kukeldash Madrasah, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chorsu Bazaar. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minor Mosque, enjoy breathtaking views from TV Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Khamid Alimdjan, and finally don't miss a visit to Independence Square (Mustakillik Square).

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Manchester, UK to Tashkent is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Tashkent, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Tashkent

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

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Bukhara

Bukhara ©
Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at Avicenna Museum, Afsona, admire the landmark architecture of Chor-Minor, don't miss a visit to Lyab-i-Hauz, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Poi Kalyan Mosque, thencontemplate the long history of Samanid Mausoleum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Balyand Mosque. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mir-i-Arab Madrasa, thenget great views at Great Minaret of the Kalon, thendon't miss a visit to Moschea Bolo-khauz, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Water Tower Shukhova.

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Traveling by flight from Tashkent to Bukhara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Bukhara can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough 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
Samanid Mausoleum
Samanid Mausoleum

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nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tillya Kori Madrasah, thenmake a trip to Registan, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sher Dor Madrasah. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Happy Bird, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum, thenlook and learn at Ulugh Beg Observatory, thencontemplate the long history of Shah-i-Zinda, and finally explore the ancient world of Afrasiyab Museum.

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Traveling by train from Bukhara to Samarkand takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bukhara in June: highs in Samarkand hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Samarkand

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

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