7 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

7 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

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7 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: Surabaya
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Tashkent
— 1 day
2
Khiva
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Samarkand
— 2 nights
4
Bukhara
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Surabaya

1
day
Tashkent

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at TV Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Khamid Alimdjan, then make a trip to Amir Temur Square, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Chorsu Bazaar.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tashkent day trip tool .

Surabaya, Indonesia to Tashkent is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Surabaya to Tashkent is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Tashkent

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Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Khamid Alimdjan ©
Khamid Alimdjan
TV Tower ©
TV Tower

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the striking features of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, contemplate the long history of Mohammed Amin Madrassah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque, then delve into the distant past at Itchan Kala, and finally explore the historical opulence of Citadel Kunya-ark.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Khiva tour builder tool .

Getting from Tashkent to Khiva by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July in Khiva, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites
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Itchan Kala ©
Itchan Kala
Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Mohammed Amin Madrassah ©
Mohammed Amin Madrassah

2
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
On the 4th (Thu), make a trip to Registan, pause for some photo ops at Shah-i-Zinda, and then stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Afrasiab, engage your brain at Ulugh Beg Observatory, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Bazaar, delve into the distant past at Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum, then steep yourself in history at Tillya Kori Madrasah, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sher Dor Madrasah.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Samarkand attractions planner .

Getting from Khiva to Samarkand by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Samarkand

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

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Bukhara

Bukhara ©
Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
On the 6th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Lyab-i-Hauz, admire the landmark architecture of Chor-Minor, take some stellar pictures from Great Minaret of the Kalon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Poi Kalyan Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Ismail Samanid Mausoleum, and finally admire the striking features of Palace of Bukhara Emirs.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bukhara trip planner .

Getting from Samarkand to Bukhara by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. July in Bukhara sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites

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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