9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uzbekistan trip planner

This plan was created by another inspirock user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in Uzbekistan Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Samarkand
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Bukhara
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + train + taxi:  5​h 30​min
3
Khiva
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Tashkent
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Chennai

2
nights
Samarkand

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Shah-i-Zinda, make a trip to Registan, and then admire the striking features of Gur Emir Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Ulugh Beg Observatory, then delve into the distant past at Afrasiab, then hunt for treasures at Central Bazaar, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Samarkand holiday planning website .

Chennai (Madras), India to Samarkand is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Chennai (Madras), expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Samarkand, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bukhara.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Registan ©
Registan
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum ©
Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Ark Fortress, make a trip to Moschea Bolo-khauz, admire the landmark architecture of Ismail Samanid Mausoleum, then don't miss a visit to Lyab-i-Hauz, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chor-Minor.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bukhara vacation website .

You can take a train from Samarkand to Bukhara in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Samarkand in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bukhara, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Khiva.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Ismail Samanid Mausoleum ©
Ismail Samanid Mausoleum
Great Minaret of the Kalon ©
Great Minaret of the Kalon
Chor-Minor ©
Chor-Minor

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.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Citadel Kunya-ark, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque, then explore the ancient world of Itchan Kala, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Khiva online route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Bukhara to Khiva takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Khiva can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Citadel Kunya-ark ©
Citadel Kunya-ark
Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum ©
Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum

2
nights
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 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Independence Square (Mustakillik Square) and then get engrossed in the history at Amir Timur Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Chorsu Bazaar, admire the landmark architecture of Metro Taschkent, then take in panoramic vistas at TV Tower, and finally make a trip to Amir Temur Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tashkent trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Khiva to Tashkent takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 15th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Tashkent

Shopping Museums
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Chorsu Bazaar ©
Chorsu Bazaar
Khamid Alimdjan ©
Khamid Alimdjan

Similar Plans

15 days in Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM POLAND April, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Mumbai & Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM INDIA July, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 38 days in Uzbekistan, Armenia & Greece BY A USER FROM UZBEKISTAN March, romantic, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM UZBEKISTAN April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM INDIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Uzbekistan BY A USER FROM INDIA October, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Asia BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans
Request travel agent in Uzbekistan
TRAVEL AGENT