30 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

30 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Samarkand
— 5 nights
2
Shahrisabz
— 2 nights
3
Bukhara
— 6 nights
4
Tashkent
— 8 nights
5
Khiva
— 6 nights

5
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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum, and gain insight at Ulugbek Madrasah.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Samarkand trip itinerary site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Samarkand is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Samarkand due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sao Paulo in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Samarkand, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Shahrisabz.

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

2
nights
Shahrisabz

Shahrisabz ©
Shakhrisabz, is a city in Qashqadaryo Region in southern Uzbekistan located approximately 80 km south of Samarkand with a population of 100,300 . Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Tahtakaracha Pass, appreciate the history behind Statue of Amir Timur, and then don't miss a visit to The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Crypt of Tamerlan, thenmake a trip to Dorut Tilovat, and then don't miss a visit to Dor Us-Siyodat.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Shahrisabz online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Samarkand to Shahrisabz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Shahrisabz, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bukhara.

Things to do in Shahrisabz

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray ©
The Palace Complex of Ak-Saray
Dorut Tilovat ©
Dorut Tilovat
Statue of Amir Timur ©
Statue of Amir Timur

6
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.
Step out of Bukhara with an excursion to Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs in Gijduvan--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Great Minaret of the Kalon, delve into the distant past at Chor-Bakr necropolis, take an in-depth tour of Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa), and don't miss a visit to Chor-Minor.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bukhara trip planner.

Drive from Shahrisabz to Bukhara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. When traveling from Shahrisabz in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Bukhara, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Palace of Bukhara Emirs, Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs
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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Lyab-i-Hauz ©
Lyab-i-Hauz
Chor-Minor ©
Chor-Minor

8
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tashkent: Chimgan (Pulatkhan Plateau & Chimgan Ski Resort) and Charvak Reservoir (in Yusufhona). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Khamid Alimdjan, make a trip to Amir Temur Square, head outdoors with Chimgon, and enjoy breathtaking views from TV Tower.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tashkent trip planner.

You can fly from Bukhara to Tashkent in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Chimgan, Charvak Reservoir
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Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
TV Tower ©
TV Tower

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Khiva side-trips: Urgench (Urgench Youth Lake Complex, Iova Mnogostradalnogo Church, &more) and Chilpyk (in Kipchak). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Itchan Kala, admire the landmark architecture of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, steep yourself in history at Stone Palace (Tash Khauli), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque).

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Khiva day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Tashkent to Khiva takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Khiva, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Urgench, Chilpyk
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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque) ©
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque)
Stone Palace (Tash Khauli) ©
Stone Palace (Tash Khauli)

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