8 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

8 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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8 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Tashkent
— Few hours
Train:  4 h
2
Samarkand
— 3 nights
Train:  10 h
3
Khiva
— 2 nights
Train + Taxi:  5 h
4
Bukhara
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Moscow

few
hours
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Independence Square (Mustakillik Square), don't miss a visit to Amir Temur Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Khamid Alimdjan, and finally take in panoramic vistas at TV Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tashkent trip maker site.

Moscow, Russia to Tashkent is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Tashkent. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Samarkand.
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Independence Square (Mustakillik Square) ©
TV Tower ©
TV Tower
Amir Temur Square ©
Amir Temur Square

3
nights
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 Central Bazaar as well as Hovrenko Wine Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Shah-i-Zinda, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Bazaar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, make a trip to Registan, then stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum, and finally look for gifts at Hovrenko Wine Factory.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Samarkand attractions tool.

Fly from Tashkent to Samarkand in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In marzo in Samarkand, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will leave for Khiva on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Samarkand

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the striking features of Mohammed Amin Madrassah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque (Juma Mosque), then explore the ancient world of Itchan Kala, then contemplate the long history of Ota Darvoza, and finally admire the striking features of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Nurullaboy Saroyi, explore the historical opulence of Citadel Kunya-ark, and then explore the historical opulence of Stone Palace (Tash Khauli).

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Khiva online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Samarkand to Khiva in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In marzo, daily temperatures in Khiva can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Khiva

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

1
night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Trading Domes, Mir-i-Arab Madrasa and Poi Kalyan Mosque. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Moschea Bolo-khauz, then admire the landmark architecture of Chor-Minor, and then take some stellar pictures from Great Minaret of the Kalon.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bukhara online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and train from Khiva to Bukhara in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daytime highs in Bukhara are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites
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Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Lyab-i-Hauz ©
Lyab-i-Hauz
Chor-Minor ©
Chor-Minor

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