Along the Silk Way from Khiva to Tashkent

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An unusual tour that begins in the capital of Ancient Khorezm - Khiva, and follows the Silk Road route through Bukhara, Shakhrisabz and Samarkand to Tashkent. The tour includes all the main monuments of the ancient cities of Uzbekistan.

Start of the tour: Khiva Accommodation: 3 stars.
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights Сities: Khiva, Bukhara, Shakhrisabz, Samarkand, Tashkent.
  • Day 1: Khiva

    Meeting at Urgench International Airport.

    Transfer to Khiva (35 km).

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Time to freshen up.

    Start Tour of Splendid Khiva – Ichan Kala Fortress:

    • Muhammad Amin khan Madrasah;

    Muhammad Amin khan Madrasah

    • Kalta Minor;

    Kalta Minor

    • Kunya Ark;

    Kunya Ark

    • Museum of Zindan;
    • Muhammad Rahim khan Madrasah;

    Muhammad Rahim khan Madrasah

    • Mausoleum of local Saint Pakhlavan Makhmud;

    Mausoleum of local Saint Pakhlavan Makhmud

    • Shergazi khan Madrasah;

    Shergazi khan Madrasah

    • Islam Hoja Minaret and Madrasah;

    Islam Hoja Minaret and Madrasah

    • Juma Mosque;

    Juma Mosque

    • Allakuli khan Madrasah;

    Allakuli khan Madrasah

    • Caravan Saray;
    • Tash Khauli Palace and Harem.

    Tash Khauli Palace

    Free time to explore the Old city.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 2: Khiva - Bukhara

    Breakfast and check out from hotel.

    08:00 Transfer to the airport in Urgench for the flight to Bukhara.

    Arrive to Bukhara, transfer for check in to hotel.

    Tour of Bukhara, the old center of Tajik culture, where locals still speak Tajik language the dialect of Farsi. Explore one of the gems of Islamic architecture, the center of Mediaeval Islamic Education.

    • Ark Citadel;

    Ark Citadel

    • Bolo-Khauz Mosque;

    Bolo-Khauz Mosque

    • Samanid Mausoleum;

    Samanid Mausoleum

    • Mausoleum of Chashma-Ayub;

    Mausoleum of Chashma-Ayub

    • Kalon Minaret;

    Kalon Minaret

    • Mir-Arab Madrasah;

    Mir-Arab Madrasah

    • Kalon Mosque;
    • Madrasah of Ulugbek;

    Madrasah of Ulugbek

    • Madrasah of Abdul-Aziz khan;

    Madrasah of Abdul-Aziz khan

    • Trade domes;

    Trade domes

    • Magoki-Attor Mosque;

    Magoki-Attor Mosque

    • Kukeldash Madrasah;

    Kukeldash Madrasah

    • Nadir-Divan Begi Madrasah and Khanaka.

    Nadir-Divan Begi Madrasah and Khanaka

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 3: Bukhara

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Continue tour in Bukhara by visiting:

    • Summer Palace of last dynasty – Sitorai Mokhi Khosa Palace, built to host family of the Romanovs, some of the objects are exclusively were brought from Europe and Russia;

    Sitorai Mokhi Khosa Palace

    • Beautiful Bahouddin Naqshband mausoleum and complex. Naqshband (1318-89) was the founder of the most influential Sufi order of central Asia and he is the unofficial patron saint of Bukhara;

    Bahouddin Naqshband complex

    • Famous Chor Bakr Necropolis, the place flourished by Samanids in IX century.

    Chor Bakr Necropolis

    Return to old city and free time for shopping and exploring on your own.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 4: Bukhara - Shakhrisabz - Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Check out and depart to Shakhrisabz by road, 280km, the birthplace of Tamerlane.

    Arrive to Shakhrisabz and start city tour by visiting the magnificent architectural monuments of Timurids:

    • Remains of Ak Saray palace of Tamerlane;

    Remains of Ak Saray palace of Tamerlane

    • Dorus Saodat complex;
    • Mausoleum of Djehangir;
    • Khazrat Imam Mosque;
    • Dorut Tilovat Complex;

    Dorut Tilovat Complex

    • Mausoleum of Sheik Shamsiddin Kulal;

    Mausoleum of Sheik Shamsiddin Kulal

    • Gumbazi Saidon mausoleum;
    • Kok Gumbaz Mosque; 

    Kok Gumbaz Mosque

    • Chorsu trade dome.

    Depart to Samarkand, 120km 3 hours.

    Upon arrival check in to hotel.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 5: Samarkand

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    09:00 City tour in Samarkand, the former capital of the Great Empire of Tamerlane:

    • Gur-Emir Mausoleum;

    Gur-Emir Mausoleum

    • Ruhabad Mausoleum;

    Ruhabad Mausoleum

    • Registan Square consisting of Ulugbek Madrasah, Sherdor Madrasah and Tilla Kari Madrasah;

    Registan Square

    • Museum of History based at Residency of Jewish Merchant Kalantarov;
    • Shakhi Zinda Necropolis;

    Shakhi Zinda Necropolis

    • Silk Paper Mills based on 9th century technology.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 6: Samarkand - Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel and check out.

    Continue tour of Glorious Samarkand by visiting:

    • Bibi-Khanum Mosque;

    Bibi-Khanum Mosque

    • Siab bazaar;

    Siab bazaar

    • Afrosiab Archeology Museum;

    Afrosiab Archeology Museum

    • Saint Daniel Mausoleum;

    Saint Daniel Mausoleum

    • Museum of Ulugbek's Observatory with the original part of main instrument.

    Museum of Ulugbek's Observatory

    Transfer to Railway station for "Afrosiab" train to Tashkent.

    17:00-19:10 Time on train.

    Arrival and transfer to hotel for check in and overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 7: Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    08:00 Check out and start tour in capital of Uzbekistan:

    • Khazrat Imam Comlex consisting of Khazrat Imam Mosque, Barak Khan Madrasah, Kaffal Shashi Mausoleum, Tilla Sheikh Mosque; and Museum of Koran of Caliph Othman fom XVII century;

    Khazrat Imam Comlex

    • Independence Square;

    Independence Square

    • Victory Monument;
    • Romanov Palace;
    • Amir Temur Square;

    Amir Temur Square

    • Tashkent Metro.

    Tashkent Metro

     Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 8: Tashkent

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Transfer to airport if necessary

Quantity (from) Quantity (to) Cost per person
10 pers. 10 pers. $902 *
Different number of people in your group? TBD *

* Requesting a price does not oblige you to buy a tour. You can send a request for different tours and choose the most suitable option.

What's included
  • Twin accommodation at hotels with breakfast;
  • Entrance fees to all monuments and museums as per program;
  • All transfers/excursions;
  • Local tour guide in every city;
  • Transport with A/C
  • Train tickets.
  • “Hyundai Starex” 11-14 seats up to 7 pax
  • COSTR - 18 seats up to 11 pax
  • “Bus” 30-40 seats up to 25 pax
What’s not included
  • Airfare international or domestic;
  • Visa support for Uzbekistan;
  • Personal insurance, medical and rescue coverage;
  • Drinks, telephone calls and laundry;
  • Visa fee, tips to guide and drivers;
  • Delay in flights, claims of lost, etc;
  • Optional excursions or deviations from the scheduled tour;
  • Camera/Video fees;
  • Full board (lunches and dinners).





Asia Khiva


Asia Bukhara


Asia Samarkand


City Palace Tashkent

Additional services

Single supplement - 75 USD per person.