20 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

20 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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20 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Tashkent
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Chimgan
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Khiva
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Samarkand
— 4 nights
5
Bukhara
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Karachi

4
nights
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Tashkent is known for museums, shopping, historic sites, nature, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Khamid Alimdjan, admire the masterpieces at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kukeldash Madrasah, and head outdoors with Lake Charvak.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tashkent road trip planning website .

Karachi, Pakistan to Tashkent is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chimgan.

Things to do in Tashkent

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Chimgon ©
Chimgon
Khamid Alimdjan ©
Khamid Alimdjan
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar

1
night
Chimgan

Chimgan ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): hit the slopes at Chimgan Ski Resort and then take in the awesome beauty at Pulatkhan Plateau.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chimgan tour itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Tashkent to Chimgan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Chimgan

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Pulatkhan Plateau ©
Pulatkhan Plateau
Chimgan Ski Resort ©
Chimgan Ski Resort

3
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.
Take a break from Khiva with a short trip to Urgench Youth Lake Complex in Urgench, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Itchan Kala, contemplate the long history of Mohammed Amin Madrassah, admire the striking features of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque.

Make your Khiva itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Chimgan to Khiva takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, daily temperatures in Khiva can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Urgench Youth Lake Complex
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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Mohammed Amin Madrassah ©
Mohammed Amin Madrassah

4
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Samarkand is known for historic sites, childrens museums, shopping, museums, and baths. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Registan, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gur Emir Mausoleum, see the sky in a new way at Ulugh Beg Observatory, and explore the ancient world of Afrasiab.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Samarkand trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Khiva to Samarkand takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Samarkand

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

5
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.
Bukhara is known for historic sites, museums, spas, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Great Minaret of the Kalon, don't miss a visit to Moschea Bolo-khauz, admire the striking features of Chor-Minor, and contemplate the long history of Chasma Ayub Mausoleum.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bukhara travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Samarkand to Bukhara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Bukhara can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Palace of Bukhara Emirs
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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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