Here are some sample tours to whet your appetite. Of course we can combine elements of all the tours to create a special program just for you. There are many optional activities we can propose in each city, e.g. a scrub and massage at a traditional hammam in Bukhara. Also look at our Special Interest tours for short excursions in Uzbekistan.
One Hour Before Flight Time
Transfer to Tashkent domestic airport for 0700 flight to Bukhara. Arrive Bukhara 0830 and transfer to hotel, if your room is available for early check-in. Your guide will meet you there are you will spend all day sightseeing in this splendid city. Sites will include the Ark Fortress, Ismail Samani mausoleum, Bolo Hauz mosque, Kalon mosque and minaret, the ancient trade domes now wonderful bazaars, Lyabi Haus complex, Chor Minor and the Jewish synagogue.
After breakfast, continue city tour of Bukhara and visit the Khan’s summer palace, Sitorai-Mokhikhosa, 15 km from the city. En route to Samarkand by car (270 kms, about 3 hours), stop at the ruins of the 11th century Rabbati Malik caravanserai. Overnight Samarkand.
Full-day tour of golden Samarkand, visiting Registan square, Bibi Khanum mosque, Gur Emir mausoleum, Siob bazaar, Shakhi-Zinda complex, Ulugbek observatory, Afrosiab site and museum. Overnight Samarkand.
Depart Samarkand and drive to Tashkent. It takes around 4 hours for the 300 km journey. After arrival transfer to airport for flight or private arrangements. End of tour.