16 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

16 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tashkent
— 3 nights
2
Khiva
— 3 nights
3
Samarkand
— 4 nights
4
Bukhara
— 4 nights
5
Yusufhona
— 1 night

3
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Take a break from Tashkent with a short trip to Pulatkhan Plateau in Chimgan, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Khamid Alimdjan, get outside with Chimgon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kukeldash Madrasah, and explore the world behind art at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tashkent trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Tashkent is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Uzbekistan Standard Time (UZT) is minus 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Tashkent

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Pulatkhan Plateau
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Lake Charvak ©
Lake Charvak
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum

3
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.
Khiva is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Itchan Kala, admire the striking features of Mohammed Amin Madrassah, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Sayid Allauddin, and step into the grandiose world of Stone Palace (Tash Khauli).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Khiva trip builder.

Fly from Tashkent to Khiva in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites · Museums
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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque) ©
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque)
Kalta Minor Minaret ©
Kalta Minor Minaret

4
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Samarkand is known for historic sites, childrens museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Registan, stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, and gain insight at Ulugbek Madrasah.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Samarkand trip planner.

You can fly from Khiva to Samarkand in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, Samarkand is a bit warmer than Khiva - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Samarkand

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

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nights
Bukhara

Bukhara ©
Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
Bukhara is known for historic sites, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Minaret of the Kalon, pause for some serene contemplation at Poi Kalyan Mosque, contemplate the long history of Mir-i-Arab Madrasa, and make a trip to Lyab-i-Hauz.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bukhara holiday tool.

Take a train from Samarkand to Bukhara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yusufhona.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Samanid Mausoleum
Samanid Mausoleum
Lyab-i-Hauz ©
Lyab-i-Hauz

1
night
Yusufhona

Yusufhona ©
Yusufhona is a village in Bostanliq District, Tashkent Region, Uzbekistan. On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Charvak Reservoir.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yusufhona itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bukhara to Yusufhona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yusufhona

Nature · Parks
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Charvak Reservoir ©
Charvak Reservoir

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