Duration: 8 days – 7 nights

Tour to Uzbekistan, up to 8 days. This will give you the opportunity to see the four most interesting and exotic cities of Uzbekistan: Bukhara, Khiva, Samarkand and Yurt camp. Each of these cities has a famous and rich history, monuments and architecture. Eight days is the best period for getting interesting information from excursions, as well as for you to have free time for independent walks, shopping, unique photos and communication with people. For some, such a trip can be a return to the good old days, when everyone lived in one big country and was always happy with each other. For many, a completely new world will open - the enchanting East!
We have prepared the best program for you. We suggest you think about the option of arriving immediately to ancient Samarkand or Urgench, so you will save at least 8-24 hours than if you arrived in modern Tashkent and from there got to Samarkand or Urgench. Excursions for you will be conducted by our experienced guides. This is important, because after their stories, you will have an unforgettable experience. You will also have a lot of free time, so you can walk around the old town for shopping and chatting with people. We have prepared gastronomic recommendations for this tour, what and where to try from the local cuisine. Thus, your tour will even turn into a gastronomic discovery. Throughout the route, we will be in touch with you, listen, take into account your wishes and organize the most flexible tour for you.


Day 1 - Tashkent
Arrival in Tashkent at 07:10 a.m. Meeting with the guide. Transfer and hotel accommodation.
The tour will start at 12:00. Tour of the old city: Hast Imam Square, Tilya Sheikh Mosque, Barak Khan Madrasah, Kafal Shashi Mausoleum, Muy Muborak Madrasah Museum, Kukeldash Madrasah, Chorsu Bazaar.
City tour: Amir Temur Square, Independence Square, Alisher Navoi Theatre, built in 1947 by Japanese prisoners of war. Romanov Palace, Broadway Avenue.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day 2 - Tashkent – Urgench --Khiva
Breakfast in the hotel.
Transfer to Tashkent airport and departure with a flight to Urgench.
Transfer to Khiva
The whole day is devoted to visiting the oldest and best preserved city on the "Silk Road" of Khiva. We will visit: Mohammed Amin Khan Madrassah, the largest in the city, the Kelt Minor Minaret, built by the Khan in 1852 as the highest in the Islamic world, more than 70 m high, but the construction of which was stopped after his death at a height of only 28 m, an ancient fortress Kitchen Ark, built in the 12th century. and then expanded in the seventeenth century, there is a harem, a mint, stables, an arsenal, a summer mosque; Mausoleum of Pakhlavon Mahmud, the patron saint of Khiva.
Lunch in a private house.
Continuation of visiting Islam Khoja madrasah and minaret, the latest monument of Khiva. Juma Mosque, interesting for its 213 wooden columns 3.15 m high; Tosh Khauli (stone house), madrasah, bazaar and caravanserai of Allah Kuli Khan.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 – Khiva - Bukhara
Early breakfast at the hotel.
 Transfer to Bukhara through the Kyzylkum desert.
The Kyzylkum Desert, which translates from Turkic as "Red Sands", is one of the largest deserts in the world, with an area of about 300 thousand square kilometers, located in Central Asia. The climate in the Kyzylkum desert is sharply continental, here is the driest place in Uzbekistan. The desert shows its true beauty only in spring, blooming with a multi-colored bright carpet. Before the first summer scorching rays, flowers and grasses (tulips, seline, ilak, sedge, eminium leman, chokeberry step) have time to complete their life cycle and again hide in the soil until next spring, leaving on the surface more resistant to harsh climate shrubs (saxaul , kandim, cherkez).
On the way, stop at the observation deck, which offers a beautiful view of the Amu Darya.
Free time for rest.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 –  Bukhara
Breakfast at the hotel.
A full day of city sightseeing. Visit to the Poi-Kalon Complex, the square separating the Mir-I-Arab Madrassah and the Kalon Mosque; the Kalon Minaret (“grand” from Tajik), one of the Bukhara’s symbols of 47m high (XII), three bazaars - Taqi Zargaron,Taqi Telpak Furushon and Taqi Sarrafon, the Magok-I-Atori Mosque, the remains of Buddhism monastery, a temple and a mosque, the Nadir Divanbegi Madrassah, built in XVII, the Kukeldash Madrassah, one of the greatest Islamic schools of Central Asia.
In the afternoon visit the Ark Fortress, a city-in-city, ancient as Bukhara itself, having served as the residence of Bukhara’s rulers for a millennium; the Bolo Hauz Mosque, the Ismail Samani Mausoleum (IXX), one of the most stylish constructions of Central Asia.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 5 - Bukhara - Yurt camp Aydar
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to yurt camp Aydar.
The yurt camp Aydar located 10 km from the western bank of the Aydarkul lake, near the lost in the sands village which is in the heart of the Kyzyl Kum desert and 60 km from a small center district, called Nurata.
Every yurt has richly decorated with hand-made carpets made by local craftsmen. Colored woven patterns and even chandeliers create an unusually festive atmosphere in the tent. Yurt, which is the traditional home of Central Asia’s nomads, has a history of more than three thousand years.
You can take a 1-2-hour trip by camel to the unique Aydarkul lake, which stretches for 250 km in the desert.   During the camelback trip, you will have a chance to explore the flora and the fauna of the desert (there are about 25 species of plants and various animals have found here).
At the Lake, you can relax, swim and sunbathe on the beautiful beach.
In the evening, you can spend time near the hospitable campfire to the songs of local akyns (folk singers) in a calm and quiet atmosphere of the desert, admiring bright stars in the night sky. For dinner in yurt camp offer the national dish, different salads, fruits, and oriental sweets.
Dinner and overnight at yurt camp.

Day 6 – Yurt camp Aydar  -Samarkand
Transfer to Samarkand.
Free time for recreation in the afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 7 –  Samarkand
Breakfast at the hotel.  
A full day of city sightseeing. Visit the Ulugbek Observatory (XV), where the remains of grand astrolabe for observation of star position and the Afrasiab ruins with the museum; the Shakhi Zinda - the necropolis of Samarkand rulers and noblemen, the Bibi Khanym Mosque (XV) and the Siab Bazaar.
In the afternoon visit to the Gur Emir (from Tajik: “Tomb of Emir”), the Mausoleum of Temur and his descendants (XV), Registan Square.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 8 -  Departure from Samarkand
Transfer to the airport. Departure at 05:35

Cost of the tour

Number of persons Price per person (USD)

The cost includes

- Accommodation at 3*,4* hotels in all cities; 

 - English speaking guide;
- Meals: BB, dinner, (lunch and dinner in yurt camp)  

- Entrance tickets;
- All transfers in a comfortable car with air conditioning;  

 - Air tickets Urgench – Tashkent
 - All excursions according to the program;   

Cost does not include

- Tips to guides and drivers;  

 - Photo & video camera fees;
 - Master class and theatrical show;

 - International flight ticket.
 - Meals: Lunch