6 days in Samarkand & Khiva Itinerary

6 days in Samarkand & Khiva Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Samarkand
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Samarkand


Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Imam Bokhari Mausoleum, Sher Dor Madrasah, Tillya Kori Madrasah, and other attractions you added.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Samarkand trip planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is Samarkand Airport. In February, daytime highs in Samarkand are 10°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Samarkand

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Registan ©
Ulugh Beg Observatory ©
Ulugh Beg Observatory
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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.
On the 27th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Itchan Kala, explore the historical opulence of Citadel Kunya-ark, and then contemplate the long history of Stone Palace (Tash Khauli). Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Bakcha Darvaza, admire the striking features of Ota Darvoza, admire the landmark architecture of Alla Kuki Khan Madrasah, contemplate the long history of Allakuli Khan Tim Market, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque), and finally steep yourself in history at Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Khiva journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Samarkand to Khiva takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Samarkand in February; daily highs in Khiva reach 6°C and lows reach -5°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Khiva

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