Top Silk Road Trip and Trekking - Tour from Istanbul

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Start of the tour: Tashkent Accommodation: 3 stars, Guesthouse, Yurt.
End of tour: Tashkent Tour category: Historical tours, Sightseeing tours.
Duration: 11 days / 10 nights Сities: Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand.
  • Day 1: Tashkent

    Arrival to Tashkent International airport early morning.

    Meeting and transfer to the hotel (early check in time at 07:00)

    Sightseeing over Tashkent city: Khasti Imam Complex: Barakhan madrasah, Kaffal-Shoshi mausoleum (XV c.), Juma mosque.

    Lunch and continue excursion: Kukeldash madrasah and Chorsu bazaar. Amir Temur square, Independence square.


    Night in Tashkent.

  • Day 2: Tashkent - Urgench -Khiva

    Early breakfast.

    Transfer to Tashkent domestic airport for morning flight at (every day) 07:25 HY-051 to Urgench.

    Arrival in Urgench at 08:55.

    Transfer to Khiva (35 km)

    Accommodation at the hotel (check in time at 14:00)

    Sightseeing tour over "Museum under the open sky": Ichan-Kala architectural complex (XII-XIX cc), Residence of the last Khan including Ismail Khoja mausoleum, Mohammed Amin Khan madrasah, Kunya-Ark Castle (XVI-XVII cc), Kalta Minor tower, Tash-Hovli Palace (XIX c), Pakhlavan Makhmud mausoleum (XIV-XVIII cc), Juma mosque (X c).

    Dinner with national folklore.

    Night in Khiva. 

  • Day 3: Khiva - Bukhara


    Transfer to Bukhara via Kizil-Kum desert along Caravan Road (480km, 7-8hrs).

    Arrival in Bukhara.

    Accomodation at the hotel.

    Free time for leisure.


    Night in Bukhara.

  • Day 4: Bukhara


    City tour: Mausoleum of Samanids' (IX-X cc), Chashma Ayub, Bolo-Hauz mosque (beginning of the XX c), Citadel Ark.

    Lunch at the national restaurant.

    Continuation of city tour program: Lyabi Khauz ensemble (XIV-XVII cc), which consists of a pool, Honako of Nodir Divan Begi, Kukeldash madrasah, Nodir Divan Begi madrasah. Coumpol bazaar.  Minaret Kalon (XII-XIV cc), Kalon mosque (XV c), Madrasah Miri Arab (XVI c).

    Dinner with national folklore at Nadir-Divan-Begi madrasah.

    Night in Bukhara.

  • Day 5: Bukhara


    A trip out of the city: visit to Bakhouddin Naqshband mausoleum (XVI-XIX cc), to the sepulchers of his mother and his preceptor (XIV c), Emir's summer eesidence Sitorai Mohi-Khosa (XIX c), memorial necropolis Chor Bakr (X c).


    Night in Bukhara.

  • Day 6: Bukhara - Nurota
    Transfer to Nurota (250 km).
    By the way visit Gijduvan famous Pottery Master (Narzullayevs) workshop with museum. Karavansaray and Sardoba. On the way stop to Petroghlyps Sarmish Gorge.
    Arrival in Nurota.
    Sightseeing tour of Nurota: Mosque of Brothers Khasan and Khusayn (XV- XVII cc), Madrasah of Sheikh Khasan Nuri,  Namazgokh Mosque (XVI c), Ruins of ancient fortress of Great Alexander, Chashma-Ayub.
    Drive to Aydarkul.
    Accommodation in yurts (with separate shower and WC outside).
    Dinner in traditional kazakh yurts by enjoying with songs of bakhshi - desert singer, around the fire.
    Night in yurts.
  • Day 7: Nurota

    Breakfast in yurts.

    Camel riding.

    Lake Aydarkul - is a large closed lake in northern-east part of Uzbekistan, is an artificial water basin in Aydar-Arnasay system of the lakes occupying a total area of 4000 km². The system includes three lakes with salt water (actually Aydarkul, Arnasay and Tuscan). Area of Lake Aydarkul has good facility for rest, the pedestrian walks and trips astride horses and camels. Lake Aydarkul is capable to admire and fascinate the most tempted, many fine places seeing on earth. There are many varieties of fish and waterfowl here as well. Occasionally it is possible to meet pink pelicans, swans, white herons and other wildlife. Sailing, fishing, swimming and sun bursting (summer period). Picnic.

    After than transfer to the village Sentob.

    Arrival and accommodation at guest house.

    Dinner with local family persons.

    Night at the guest house.

  • Day 8: Nurota

    Breakfast and start trekking till lake Fozilmon.

    Arrival and rest.

    Picnic and return back to Sentob.

    Arrival and Preparation national meals of Uzbekistan (plov, dimlama, kazan kebab or other) with family cook person.

    Dinner with  family persons.

    Night at the guest house.

  • Day 9: Nurota - Samarkand

    Breakfast and depart to Samarkand via Jizzakh region (220 km)

    Arrival and lunch, accommodation.

    City tour: Excavations and museum of the ancient city of Afrosiab, mausoleum Guri Emir - Tamerlane's Tomb (XIV-XV cc), visit St.Daniel mausoleum, Registan square which consists of Madrasah Ulugbek (XV c), Madrasah Shir-Dor (XVII c) and Madrasah Tilla-Kori (XVII c).


    Night in Samarkand.

  • Day 10: Samarkand - Tashkent


    Visit Bibi-Khanum mosque and Siyab bazaar. Architectural complex Chakhi-Zinda (XI-XV cc).


    Visit Carpet Factory (hand made), Samarkand old paper factory, Observatory Ulugbek.

    Transfer to the railway station at 17:20.

    Drive to Tashkent by express train "Afrosiyob" at 18:00.

    Arrival to Tashkent at 20:10.

    Meeting and transfer to the hotel.



    Night in Tashkent.

  • Day 11: Tashkent


    Transfer to Tashkent International Airport for next destination.

    End of the tour.

Quantity (from) Quantity (to) Cost per person
4 pers. 4 pers. $1350 *
6 pers. 8 pers. $1220 *
10 pers. 12 pers. $1160 *
14 pers. 16 pers. $1100 *
18 pers. 20 pers. $1050 *
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
  • visa support (LOI);
  • accommodation on twin sharing basis (standart room);
  • complimentary Bottles of Mineral water as per specified;
  • Tashkent - Urgench air ticket (economy class);
  • buffet breakfasts at your hotel;
  • dinners and lunches at the restaurant and guesthouses;
  • folklore show and dinner in Khiva and in Madrasah of Nadir Divanbegi;
  • all sightseeing as per above tour itinerary;
  • services of professional english speaking tour guide;
  • camel Safari (10 minutes) and 1 night yurt camps (6-7 pax) in Lake Aydarkul;
  • entrance fees to mentioned places in the program;
  • all land transfers with AC Luxury Coach by itinerary;
  • Samarkand - Tashkent "Afrosiyob" express train ticket (economy class).
  • 4 pax - Hyundai Grand Starex;
  • 5-9 pax - Toyota Hiace, Joylong;
  • 10-20 pax - You Tong, Golden Dragon.
What’s not included
  • international air tickets;
  • consular fees for Uzbekistan visa;
  • charges in hotels for additional services;
  • photography and video making fees at the sites;
  • personal insurance;
  • tips and gratuities;
  • joiner fee at hotel;
  • any services not included in the above itinerary.





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Additional services

Supplement for single accommodation - 160 USD.