31 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

31 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tashkent
— 9 nights
2
Bukhara
— 7 nights
3
Samarkand
— 6 nights
4
Nukus
— 1 night
5
Khiva
— 5 nights

9
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Popular historic sites such as Kukeldash Madrasah and Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amir Timur Museum and Yunus Rajabi House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tashkent: Pulatkhan Plateau (in Chimgan) and Charvak Reservoir (in Yusufhona). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery of Uzbekistan, wander the streets of Old Tashkent, and hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tashkent day trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Tashkent is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Tashkent due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pulatkhan Plateau, Charvak Reservoir
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Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art ©
Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Great Minaret of the Kalon and Poi Kalyan Mosque. Appreciate the collections at Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa) and Avicenna Museum, Afsona. Step out of Bukhara to go to Gijduvan and see Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Samanid Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mir-i-Arab Madrasa, steep yourself in history at Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah, and delve into the distant past at Chor-Bakr necropolis.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bukhara trip planning tool.

You can fly from Tashkent to Bukhara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Bukhara, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trip

Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs
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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Samanid Mausoleum
Samanid Mausoleum
Poi Kalyan Mosque ©
Poi Kalyan Mosque

6
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Get some historical perspective at Shah-i-Zinda and Tillya Kori Madrasah. You'll explore and learn at Ulugh Beg Observatory and House Museum of Sadriddin Ayni. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Registan, delve into the distant past at Afrasiyab Museum, explore the world behind art at Imam Bokhari Mausoleum, and admire the landmark architecture of Gur Emir Mausoleum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Samarkand travel planner.

Getting from Bukhara to Samarkand by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October in Samarkand, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Nukus.

Things to do in Samarkand

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

1
night
Nukus

Nukus ©
Serving as a popular base to explore the ruins and nature around the Aral Sea, Nukus also boasts its fair share of attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stroll the grounds of Mizdakhan Necropolis and then explore the world behind art at Nukus Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nukus trip planner.

Fly from Samarkand to Nukus in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Samarkand in October: high temperatures in Nukus hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Khiva.

Things to do in Nukus

Museums Historic Sites
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Nukus Museum of Art ©
Nukus Museum of Art

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Itchan Kala and Citadel Kunya-ark. Get a sense of the local culture at Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque) and Stone Palace (Tash Khauli). Change things up with these side-trips from Khiva: Urgench (Urgench Youth Lake Complex, Iova Mnogostradalnogo Church, &more) and Fortress Toprak Kala (in Bustan). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, contemplate the long history of Kosh-Darvoza Gates, don't miss a visit to Islam Khodja Complex, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalta Minor Minaret.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Khiva road trip tool.

Take a train from Nukus to Khiva in 7 hours. In October in Khiva, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Urgench, Fortress Toprak Kala
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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque) ©
Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque)
Citadel Kunya-ark ©
Citadel Kunya-ark

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