5-Day Uzbekistan Tour

5-Day Uzbekistan Tour

5-Day Uzbekistan Tour


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Discover the beauty of Uzbekistan on a 5-day tour

Spend an action-packed day exploring the historic buildings and bazaars in Tashkent.

Take a scenic walking tour in Khiva to soak up the culture and architecture.

Experience a puppet making workshop with skilled artisans in Bukhara.

Explore the legendary Silk Road city of Samarkand and visit the largest mosque in Central Asia.

Traveling through Central Asia is a mystifying experience that is filled with moments of cultural wonder, complex ancient history, and stunning landscapes. The 5-Day Uzbekistan Tour passes through all of the main cities within the country, ensuring that you will not leave a single experience unfulfilled. Travel along the ancient Silk Road through legendary places such as Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Gijduvan, and Samarkand, and you will soon realize the magical hold that this historic region has held over generations of intrepid adventurers.

This relaxed cultural experience tour is suitable for all skill levels, so book your spot and come find out what makes Uzbekistan one of the most underrated destinations in Central Asia!

5-Day Uzbekistan Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Tashkent and City Tour, then Fly to Urgench

After arriving at Tashkent International Airport, you will meet your guides and set out on an excursion to explore Tashkent. While out on this tour you will visit a number of historical and cultural sites, such as the Hasti Imam complex, which includes the Muyi Muborak Library with real Holy Osman Koran, Barakhan Medresah and Kaffal Ash-Shashiy Mausoleum.

Your walking tour will begin from Chorsu bazaar before taking you to Independence Square, the Romanov’s Palace, and the Alisher Navoi Theatre complex. Later, take the evening flight to Urgench before driving to Khiva to spend the night in a hotel.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Khiva

Day 2 Walking Tour of Khiva and Transfer to Bukhara

Day 2 of the tour will begin with breakfast before setting out on a walking tour of Khiva. On this tour you will once again encounter a number of significant buildings that hold historical value in the region, such as Ota-Darvaza (main gate), Madrassah of Mukhamad Amin-Khan, Kalta-Minor Minaret, Kunya-Ark complex, Madrassah of Mukhammad Rakhimkhan, Mausoleum of Said Alauddin, Juma Mosque and Minaret, and Tosh-Hovli Palace.

In the afternoon you will have another action-packed itinerary, with stops at Karavan-Saray, Palvan-Darvaza Gate, Medrese of Abdulla-Khan, Minaret and Mosque of Khodja Islam, Madrassah of Shergazi-Khan, and the Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Makhmud.

After, you will transfer to Khiva train station and take the train to Bukhara. Upon arrival in Bukhara, you will find your accommodation for the night.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Bukhara

Day 3 Bukhara Excursion and Transfer to Samarkand

You will spend a good portion of today on a walking excursion in Bukhara, taking in highlights such as the Samanids’ Mausoleum, Chashmai Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo-Khovuz mosque, Ark Fortress, and the Poi Kalyon complex. Also on the itinerary are stops at the Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan madrassas, Magoki Attori mosque, Trade Domes (Toki Zargaron, Toki-Telpakifurushon and Toki-Sarrofon), Labi Khovuz complex, including the chance to experience a puppet making workshop. Afterwards, you will transfer to Kagan railway station and take the Afrosiyob train (15:52-17:22) to the legendary city of Samarkand.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Samarkand

Day 4 Samarkand Excursion

After breakfast, you will enjoy a full day excursion itinerary that will showcase the history and culture of Samarkand. You will visit the Afrosiyob Museum & hill, Observatory of Ulugbek, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, and the Bibi Khanum Mosque – the largest mosque in Central Asia. You will also experience the oriental bazaar Siyab, and walk through Registan Square.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Samarkand

Day 5 Departure

Begin with a morning transfer to Samarkand Airport and bid farewell to Uzbekistan.

Overnight Location

5-Day Uzbekistan Tour Price and Dates

Pricing for this guided sightseeing tour to Uzbekistan depends on the number of people traveling in your party.

Prices below are per person:

  • Guided group of 4: $495USD* per person

Please the price depends on the size of your group. Please contact us to get the exact quote.

Note: local flights and train rides are not included. Please check ‘Dates and Prices’ on how much you should budged for these.

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Accommodation on the 5-Day Uzbekistan Tour

This tour is based in hotels. Hotels on this trip are 3 and 3.5-star and offer modern conveniences that can make this trip more pleasant. Rooms may have fireplaces or access to amenities such as hot tubs, steam rooms, or private decks to lounge on.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Rooms are double occupancy. You can pay a supplement of $115USD to have a private room in a hotel where possible. Please note that single rooms are only available in hotels.

Muso To’ra

This excellent hotel in the heart of Khiva features modern amenities and is centrally located for a comfortable and convenient stay.

Lyabi-House Hotel

Situated in a charming old section of Bukhara, this hotel is loaded with historic charm to make for a unique experience.

Malika Prime

Situated conveniently in the legendary city of Samarkand, this hotel features modern amenities and serves as the perfect home base from which you can experience the surrounding area.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the 5-Day Uzbekistan Tour?


3 breakfasts are included.


Accommodations for 4 nights are included.

Transportation during the Tour

Vehicles and drivers for you and your luggage are provided throughout the tour. Transportation from and to the airport is also included.

Domestic air tickets and train tickets are not included but can be booked during the booking process and prices usually vary based on availability. You should budget:

  • Air tickets (Tashkent-Urgench): from $67USD to $167USD
  • Train tickets from Khiva to Bukhara: from $22USD to $28USD in business class
  • Train tickets from Bukhara to Samarkand: from $16USD or $21USD in business class
  • Train tickets from Samarkand to Tashkent: from $23USD or $29USD in business class

Also Included

  • English-speaking guides
  • Entrance fees to sights and museums as per program
  • Map of Uzbekistan
  • Mineral water 1L per person daily
  • All applicable taxes within Uzbekistan

Not included

  • Photo/video fees in museums and sights
  • Tips for drivers and a guide
  • All types of personal expenses
  • Visas
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not previously mentioned
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades where available

Frequenty Asked Questions about 5-Day Uzbekistan Tour

How hard is the 5-Day Uzbekistan Tour?

We rate this tour as a 1/5. This is an easy sightseeing tour with only casual walking required.

Do I need a visa to travel to Uzbekistan?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included in the 5-Day Uzbekistan Tour?

3 breakfasts are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover travelling.

How do I get to Tashkent to start this tour?

Fly into Tashkent International Airport (TAS). You will be greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Is the 5-Day Uzbekistan Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guides are English-speaking.

Where does the 5-Day Uzbekistan Tour end?

The tour ends in Tashkent, where you will be taken to the airport.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Uzbekistan?

Check with your family doctor.

When is the best time to travel to Uzbekistan for this tour?

Although this sightseeing tour can be undertaken at any time of the year, the best time to travel to Uzbekistan is from March-May and August-October. During these times, travellers will avoid the hottest months of the year (June and July), which can make travel uncomfortable.

What is the best currency to take to Uzbekistan?

The following currencies are converted easily into Uzbek Soums in the banks and relatively big hotels of the country:

  • Swiss Franc-CHF
  • UK pound-GBP
  • Euro-EUR
  • US dollar-USD
  • Japanese Yens-JPY

The most popular foreign currency is USD. We highly recommend changing partially in small amounts. Travelers cannot change back to USD (or any other foreign currency) after completing the tour.

Can I use credit cards in Uzbekistan?

Payments by credit cards are available mostly in big hotels, souvenir shops and restaurants of Uzbekistan. Visa is more popular in use than MasterCard.

What should I wear in Uzbekistan?

There is no strict requirement/dress code in Uzbekistan. Depending on the season and keeping in mind that the climate of Uzbekistan is mostly continental, a traveler can choose a casual style of clothing. Certainly, some special tours like trekking/hiking tours need proper trekking shoes, trousers. Female travelers should keep in mind that it is respectful to have scarves to cover bare shoulders when visiting mosques and mausoleums.

Are there any travel restrictions for Uzbekistan?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.


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We rate this tour as a 1/5. This is an easy sightseeing tour with only casual walking required.

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