Classic Uzbekistan Tour

Tour to Uzbekistan: The Main Attractions of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara & Khiva


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8-days itinerary:
6-days itinerary:
Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara - Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent
Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara - Tashkent

Guaranteed dates of the group tour in 2021:

    Group №1. 11.07 - 16.07.2021     Group №5. 22.08 - 27.08.2021    
    Group №2. 21.07 - 26.07.2021     Group №6. 05.09 - 10.09.2021    
    Group №3. 01.08 - 06.08.2021     Group №7. 26.09 - 01.10.2021    
    Group №4. 11.08 - 16.08.2021     Group №8. 17.10 - 22.10.2021    

Tour to Uzbekistan

The classical tour itinerary featuring the ancient cities is a trip to Uzbekistan principal and most famous historical monuments - the grandiose must-see objects, which are an inherent part of Uzbekistan’s image.

Medieval mosques, madrasahs and minarets, artisans’ workshops, bustling bazaars surrounded by quiet narrow ancient streets, the burning Asian sun and cool nights, the fantastically delicious Uzbek cuisine and contrast between deserts and oases will make you deeply feel the aura of the oriental culture during this travel to Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan's greatest cities provide an ideal base from which to explore the country's rich and diverse cultural and historical heritage.

Classical Uzbekistan is a group tour to Uzbekistan; you can join any of the combined groups that would suit you best in terms of the tour’s fixed date, duration and cost. We offer a classical itinerary for 6 days this year.

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The basic itinerary of the group your:
Day 1. Arrival in Tashkent.

Short description

Tour beginning day / arrival day.
Arrival in Tashkent. Meeting at Tashkent airport at any time of arrival mentioned by tourist. Transfer to the hotel and check in after 14:00. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.

Дворец форумов. Ташкент, Узбекистан. Туры в Узбекистан

Day 2. Tashkent (city tour). Tashkent - Samarkand (330 km, 4-5 hrs).

Short description

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 - meeting at the hall and check out from the hotel.
09:30 - sightseeing in Tashkent: Khast-Imam Square, Barak-Khan Madrasah, Kafal-al-Shashi Mausoleum, Kukeldash Madrasah, the oldest bazaar of Tashkent “Chorsu”. After lunch visit Independence Square and Amir Temur Square.
15:00 - transfer to Samarkand by road. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Медресе Кукельдаш. Ташкент, Узбекистан

Day 3. Samarkand (city tour).

Short description

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 - sightseeing in Samarkand: the most impressive square in the entire Central Asia - the Registan Square (madrasah of Ulugbek, Sher-Dor madrasah, Tilya-Kori madrasah), Gur-e Amir mausoleum - necropolis of the Timurids.
After lunch continuation of sightseeing in Samarkand: Bibi-Khanym mosque, architectural ensemble Shah-i-Zinda, Ulugbek observatory.
Overnight at the hotel.

Мавзолей Гур-Эмир (усыпальница Амира Тимура). Самарканд, Узбекистан. Туры в Узбекистан

Day 4. Samarkand - Bukhara (300 km, 4-5 hrs).

Short description

Breakfast at the hotel.
08:00 - meeting at the entrance hall and check out of the hotel. Transfer to Bukhara. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. After lunch start of sightseeing in Bukhara: Lyab-i Hauz Architectural Ensemble, Kukeldash Madrasah, Nadir Divan-Begi Madrasah, domed shopping arcade. Visit to the demonstration room of Bukhara gold-embroidery factory and karakol workshop. Overnight at the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.

Бухара, Узбекистан. Туры в Узбекистан

Day 5. Bukhara (sightseeing).
►For 6-days program: Transfer to Tashkent.

Short description

Breakfast at the hotel.
Continuation of sightseeing program in Bukhara: Mausoleum of Samanids, Chashma Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo-Khauz Complex, Ark Citadel, Po-i-Kalyan Complex, Abdulaziz-Khan Madrasah, Ulugbek Madrasah.
After lunch out-of-town guided sightseeing tour (4 km from Bukhara): Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa Palace, memorial complex of the Islamic saint Baha-ud-Din Naqshband. Return to Bukhara.
Overnight at the hotel.

For 6-days program:
Transfer by train to Tashkent. On arrival check-in and overnight at the hotel.

Узбекские фрукты. Фрукты и овощи в Узбекистане. Базар Чорсу в Ташкенте. Базары Узбекистана. Туры в Узбекистан

Day 6. Bukhara - Khiva (440 km, 8-9 hrs).
►For 6-days program: Departure from Tashkent

Short description

Breakfast at the hotel.
08:00 - transfer across the famous Kyzyl-Kum desert and along the Amudarya River to Khiva. Arrival in Khiva.
Leisure time. Visiting the souvenir shops and workshops.
Overnight at the hotel.

For 6-days program:
Departure from Tashkent airport.

Ситораи Мохи-Хоса. Бухара, Узбекистан. Туры в Узбекистан

Day 7. Khiva (city tour). Khiva - Urgench - Tashkent (internal flight) .

Short description

Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 - sightseeing in Khiva (Ichan-Kala historical inner city): Pakhlavan Mahmoud Complex, Kunya-Ark Fortress, Islam Hajji Madrasah & Minaret, Tash Khauli Alakuli Khan Palace, Juma Mosque, Muhammadaminkhan Minaret & Madrasah.
In the evening - transfer to the airport in Urgench. Flight to Tashkent. Transfer to the hotel on arrival, accommodation and overnight.

Мавзолей Гур-Эмир (усыпальница Амира Тимура). Самарканд, Узбекистан. Туры в Узбекистан

Day 8. Tashkent (departure).

Short description

Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out of the hotel.
Free time without transport services and excursions. Recommended visiting bazaars and walking in the city center.
Transfer to the airport. Departure from Tashkent.

Узбекские фрукты. Фрукты и овощи в Узбекистане. Базар Чорсу в Ташкенте. Базары Узбекистана. Туры в Узбекистан

Cost of the tour in USD (6 days):

Cost of the tour for 1 person: 510 USD per person
Single supplement: +140 USD

Agent’s commission is included into the tour price.
This tour is guaranteed and will be arranged whatever final number of persons in a group.

Cost of the tour in USD (8 days):

Cost of the tour for 1 person: 870 USD per person
Single supplement: +220 USD

Agent’s commission is included into the tour price.
This tour is guaranteed and will be arranged whatever final number of persons in a group.

Cost includes:

  • Meeting/seeing-off at Tashkent airport according to tourist's flight arrival/departure time;
  • Accommodation at the hotels on twin/double sharing basis with breakfasts, check-in to the hotels at 14:00, check-out at 12:00;
  • Sightseeing tour in each city as per program;
  • Accompanying English speaking guide services for the whole tour;
  • Services of the driver with comfortable transport during the tour, including airport - hotel - airport transfers;
  • Internal flight tickets from Urgench to Tashkent (economy class, baggage allowance 20 kg);
  • A bottle of mineral water on each day of the tour;
  • Memorable souvenirs.

Cost does not include:

  • International air flights;
  • Entrance fees to the monuments and museums, listed in the program;
  • Meals (except breakfast);
  • Medical insurance.

Additional Services:

  • Supplement for additional night on arrival or departure in Tashkent:
    • Single room - 55 USD/per room /per night;
    • Double room - 75USD/per room /per night.

Extensions to the main itinerary:

Open extension
"Aral sea"
(after the 8-days tour)


The cost of the program includes accommodation in cozy hotels often decorated in a national style. We recommend this special type of accommodation because it is completely unique in Uzbekistan: it combines modern comfort in every detail and a unique culture of hospitality in a chamber atmosphere with almost home cosiness. Hotels of this level are characterized by a warm welcome, empathetic and friendly attitude by the staff and enable you to familiarize yourself with the national culture.

The tour comes with the following accommodation:

Location Accommodation
Tashkent Orient Inn Hotel 3* / Orient Grand Hotel 3*
or similar
Samarkand Zilol Baht Hotel 3* / Euro-Asia Hotel 3*
or similar
Bukhara Kabir Hotel 3* / Kavsar Hotel 3*
or similar
Khiva Shams Hotel 3* / Shokh Jahon Hotel 3*
or similar

Depending on the size of a group the following means of transportation are used during the tour:

Group Type of transport
Group of 1-2 people "Daewoo Lacetti"
Group of 3-5 people "Hyundai Grand Starex" - 1 car.
Group of 6-9 people "Toyota Hiace / "King Long" - 1 car.
Group of 10-12 people "Mitsubishi Rosa" / "Eurise" - 1 car.
Group of 13- 15 people "Mitsubishi Rosa" / "Eurise" - 1 car.
Group of 16-25 people "Golden Dragon" - 1 car.


Visa and Visa invitation to Uzbekistan:

Visa-free regime for up to 60 days has been established  for citizens of countries below:

  • Azerbaijan
  • Armenia
  • Belarus
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Moldova
  • Russia
  • Ukraine

Visa-free regime for up to 30 days has been established  for citizens of countries below:

  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • The Republic of Korea
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Republic of Cyprus
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkey
  • Singapore
  • the Vatican
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Frequently Asked Questions


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Preparation for the tour and general information:

    1.Why should I go to Uzbekistan?

    2.When is it better to come to Uzbekistan?

    3.Do I need to apply for insurance?

    4.Do I need to get any vaccinations before my trip?

    5.What is the time zone in Uzbekistan?

    6.What language is spoken in Uzbekistan?


Visa, customs, documents:

    7. Do I need a visa to Uzbekistan?

    8. How much foreign currency is allowed to be imported into Uzbekistan? And exported?

    9. How many alcoholic beverages can be imported?

    10. What medicine should I bring with me? What are the rules for importing medicines?

    11. Do I need to issue any important documents upon arrival?

    12. What if I have a child with me?



    13. What currency is used in Uzbekistan?

    14. Where can I change my currency? Are there any nuances?

    15. How much cash do I need to have with me – for food, entrance fees, souvenirs and other additional expenses?

    16. Can I pay with a bank card or is it better to pay cash in Uzbekistan?


Organizational issues and transport:

    17. Where does the program start from?

    18. If I arrive at night or early in the morning on the first day of the tour, will I be met at the airport? The tour says that check-in at the hotel after 14: 00 - will I have to wait at the airport?

    19. Who and where will meet us at the airport? When will we meet the guide?

    20. What kind of transport will we use during the tour?

    21. We have railway crossings on our tours, who will give us train tickets and when?

    22. We want to independently move between cities and book hotel rooms ourselves. Can we only join city tours?


Group tour:

    23. What if the group is not complete enough?

    24. Can I take children with me on the group tour?

    25. Can I book an extra night at the hotel before or after the group program? In this case, what about the transfer to the airport?

    26. If I arrive on my own a few days before the start of the group program, can I cancel the airport-hotel transfer on arrival? Will the tour cost be recalculated?


Weather, clothing and footwear:

    27. What do I need to know about the weather and climate in Uzbekistan?

    28. Are there strict rules regarding clothing?

    29. What kind of clothes and shoes should I bring with me?


Nutrition and health:

    30. What will we eat during the tour?

    31. What dishes should I definitely try in Uzbekistan?

    32. What about the water? Is it possible to drink tap water?

    33. Where I can buy alcohol?


Culture and security:

    34. Is it safe in your country?

    35. Can I take photos/videos everywhere?

    36. Are there any national peculiarities that I should be aware of?

    37. How to behave in religious places? Tips for tourists: rules for visiting Muslim shrines.


Internet, mobile communication:

    38. Is there internet in hotels?

    39. Where and how can I buy a local SIM card to have mobile internet?


Shopping and souvenirs:

    40. What is recommended to bring home from Uzbekistan?

    41. Where and what to buy?

Photos of the tour:

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Our video gallery:

Traditional cuisine of Central Asia
Cuisine of Central Asia
Pilafs in Tashkent
Pilafs in Tashkent
Wine-Making in Uzbekistan
Wine-Making in Uzbekistan
Uzbek fruit and vegetables
Uzbek Fruit and Vegetables

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Feedbacks from tourists to the tour «Classic Uzbekistan tour».

Осипьян Елена и Артем 19.10.2018 13:56

С какой теплотой и восторгом вспоминает гостеприимный Узбекистан. Дружелюбные и отзывчивые люди, необыкновенной красоты исторические памятники, город-сад Ташкент, древняя Бухара , величественный Самарканд .... ехать, ехать и скорее .... нам ещё и повезло с гидом : умница, красавица и очень тёплый человек ДильбарВсе наши друзья откликнулись на наши восторженные рассказы и собираются весной в Узбекистан. Пусть процветает эта дружественная нам страна!



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