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Uzbekistan Tour from USA.
Step into unparalleled beauty and history with our 10-day Uzbekistan tour from USA. Traverse the legendary Silk Road and unveil the mystique of cities like Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva. Each city offers a distinct blend of architectural marvels and rich traditions, making this journey an authentic tapestry of Central Asian culture.
In Tashkent, the modern and the ancient coalesce, offering glimpses into Uzbekistan's progressive spirit alongside its deep-rooted heritage. As you move to Samarkand, you are greeted by the awe-inspiring Registan Square, a testament to Islamic architecture. In Bukhara, the spiritual heart of Uzbekistan, explore the ancient trade domes and the majestic Ark Fortress.
The ancient city of Khiva encased within the Ichon-Qala fortress walls, offers a journey back in time. Here, every alley and monument narrates stories of a bygone era. Gijduvan and Vobkent, more minor yet significant stops, showcase the exquisite craftsmanship of Uzbek artisans.
Not just a visual feast, this tour invites you to indulge in the culinary delights of Uzbekistan. Each meal celebrates flavours that have enchanted many in the USA, from succulent kebabs to the aromatic plov.
Stay in oriental-style hotels where luxury meets tradition. Engage with local families who embody the nation's legendary hospitality. Be part of folklore performances that bring to life the arts and culture of this fascinating region.
This journey is not just about sightseeing; it's an immersion into a world where history, culture, and hospitality converge to create an unforgettable experience. Whether you seek a personalized vacation or a group excursion, our tour to Uzbekistan from the USA is tailored to your preferences.
Join us on this extraordinary expedition to the heart of Central Asia. Let Uzbekistan's captivating cities, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality create memories that will resonate with you long after the journey ends.
Book your Uzbekistan tour from USA now and be part of this unforgettable adventure!
Uzbekistan Tour from USA - A Cultural Expedition
Upon your arrival at Tashkent airport for your Uzbekistan tour, you will be warmly greeted and escorted to your hotel, ensuring a seamless start to your journey. You can expect a comfortable stay at the hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner. A comprehensive briefing will also be provided, detailing the itinerary of your upcoming ten-day journey across Uzbekistan. The briefing will cover important notes, insights, travel tips, and any necessary logistical information to help you prepare for the adventure in Uzbekistan.
After savouring a delicious breakfast at your hotel, you will embark on a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Tashkent. Your itinerary for today is packed with exciting attractions, including a visit to the awe-inspiring Khasti-Imam Square. Here, you will have the opportunity to marvel at the Islamic world's most revered Koran, a sight that will leave you speechless. You will also explore the famous Chorsu bazaar, a bustling market where locals gather to buy and sell goods. Observing the people's daily activities will give you a deeper understanding of their culture and way of life. Next, you will stop at Amir Temur Square, named after the legendary conqueror who once ruled the great empire. Here, you will have the chance to admire the magnificent statue of Amir Temur, a symbol of his great power and influence. Later, you will board the high-speed Spanish train Afrasiab, which will whisk you away to the historic city of Samarkand. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your guide, who will escort you to your hotel. In the evening, indulge in a sumptuous dinner at the highly acclaimed local restaurant Karimbek. As you savour the delicious meal, you will be surrounded by the rich history and culture of Samarkand, a city that is a true treasure trove of civilizations. Samarkand is a city that boasts a spectacular fusion of magnificent architecture and intricate artwork, making it a hub of knowledge and enlightenment bound to captivate you.
Welcome to a day of unforgettable experiences in Samarkand! This city is a true treasure trove of history and culture, where you can immerse yourself in the melting pot of civilizations that will leave you spellbound. Your itinerary for today is packed with exciting activities that will take you through some of the city's most magnificent mausoleums, mosques, and museums. Your day begins with a visit to the vibrant cultural exchange hub Registan Square, where you can admire the stunning architecture and learn about the city's rich history. From there, you'll explore some of the city's most magnificent mausoleums, including Gur-Emir, Rukhabad, and Ak-Saray. These mausoleums are a testament to the city's rich history and cultural heritage. You'll also visit the stunning Bibi-Khanum mosque, where you can marvel at the intricate details of the architecture and learn about the mosque's historical significance. After strolling through the bustling Siab bazaar, you'll admire the narrow streets of the Shakhi-Zinda ensemble and pay your respects at the mausoleum of Khoja Daniyar, a revered figure in three religions. Visiting the Afrasiab Museum will give you a glimpse into the city's rich history, where you can learn about the ancient civilizations that once thrived here. You'll also have the opportunity to explore the old scientific centre at Ulugbek Observatory, where you can learn about the city's contributions to astronomy. As the day draws to a close, you'll have a unique opportunity to dine with a Samarkand family and learn how to make traditional Samarkand pilaf in their home. This full-day sightseeing tour in Samarkand will leave you spellbound as you immerse yourself in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city at the crossroads of cultures.
After enjoying breakfast and checking out of the hotel room with your luggage, you'll meet with the driver and head to Bukhara. Along the way, you'll make stops in Gijduvan and Vabkent. Gijduvan is well-known for its excellent ceramic products and mouth-watering shashliks. While there, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a ceramics master class and visit the cemetery where Abdulkhalik Gijduvan, a famous Sufi mystic and founder of the Khojgaon order, is buried. Your next stop before Bukhara will be in Vabkent to see the original and unique minaret. Once you arrive in Bukhara, you can rest at your hotel before you stroll through the streets of the old city steeped in legends. Later, enjoy a delicious dinner at a teahouse near a beautiful pond, where you can savour traditional Bukhara dishes.
Today, you have a full-day tour of Bukhara planned out after having a delicious breakfast. On this tour, you will visit several fascinating locations, starting with the Chashma-Ayub mausoleum, where you will witness a sacred spring. This location is a popular pilgrimage site where visitors come to drink water that is said to have healing properties. Next, the Bolo-Khauz mosque is an impressive structure with beautiful wooden pillars. The Samanid mausoleum, considered one of the oldest Islamic buildings in Central Asia, is also on the itinerary. The Ark fortress, which was once the residence of the rulers of Bukhara, is another highlight of the tour. The Poi-Kalon ensemble, which consists of a minaret and the Kalyan mosque, is also on the list of places to visit. The minaret is a stunning piece of architecture standing over 45 meters tall. During your visit, you can take a stroll through the trading domes of Toki-Zargaron, Toki-Tilpak Furushon, and Toki-Saraffon, where you will find a variety of goods for sale, from spices to traditional Uzbek clothing. You will also have the opportunity to explore the renowned Ulugbek and Abdullazizkhan madrasahs, both stunning examples of Islamic architecture. Ensure you don't miss out on the popular Lyabi-Khauz ensemble, a beautiful plaza surrounded by several historic buildings. Finally, you will visit the Bukhara synagogue, the only synagogue in Central Asia still in use. After a day filled with fantastic sightseeing, you can relax and enjoy a delicious dinner at the delightful Dalon restaurant, which serves a variety of Uzbek and international dishes.
Following a satisfying breakfast, you can continue your journey in the mesmerizing city of Bukhara. Today's itinerary features a visit to the stunning Chor-Minor minaret, known for its unique architecture and intricate design. Next, you will explore the Bahkhaudin Nakshbandi Memorial Complex, an important religious site with great historical and cultural importance. Afterwards, you will venture to the Sitora-i-Mokhi-Khosa country summer palace, which boasts opulent decorations, lush gardens, and breathtaking views. Finally, you will visit the Chor-Bakr necropolis, a peaceful and serene cemetery beautifully showcasing the region's traditional Islamic burial customs. In the evening, you will enjoy a sumptuous dinner and participate in a hands-on cooking class led by a friendly and welcoming local family, where you will learn how to prepare the traditional Uzbek dish "Dimlama."
Once you finish breakfast, it's time to pack up and say goodbye to the hotel. Your driver will be waiting for you in the lobby to take you to Khiva, a charming city in the heart of Central Asia. You'll travel through the expansive Kyzylkum desert, famous for its breathtaking golden dunes. Along the way, you will stop at a scenic spot where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Amu Darya River, one of the largest rivers in Central Asia. The sight is mesmerizing; you can take in all its beauty at your own pace. Once you arrive in Khiva, you will stay at a hotel within the Ichana-Kala fortress, a Unesco Heritage site. The Ichana-Kala fortress is a stunning example of Islamic architecture, and it's filled with winding streets, towering minarets, and gorgeous mosques. As you wander the ancient streets, you'll feel like you've returned in time. You'll experience the best local cuisine for dinner at a restaurant called Zarafshon. The restaurant is known for its delectable Khan dishes, a true feast for the senses. From succulent meats to hearty stews, you'll be able to indulge in all the flavours of the region. It's the perfect way to cap off a day of adventure and exploration.
Today, you have an excellent opportunity to take a comprehensive walking tour of Khiva. During this tour, you will learn the fascinating history and remarkable architecture of the Ichan-Kala fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In addition, you will have the opportunity to treat yourself to a delicious dinner at a local restaurant where you can enjoy the flavours of traditional cuisine while enjoying a spectacular folk show.
Following your morning meal, you will travel to Urgench Airport in preparation for your upcoming journey to Tashkent. Upon arrival, you will meet and be escorted to your hotel, where you can unwind and relax before embarking on an exciting sightseeing adventure in the afternoon. During your tour of Tashkent, you will have the opportunity to explore several iconic landmarks and cultural sites that will leave a lasting impression. Your itinerary will include visiting Mustakillik Square, a grand public space home to several impressive buildings and monuments. You'll also have the chance to see the Opera and Ballet Theatre, a stunning venue that boasts some of the best performances in the region. In addition to these highlights, you'll also have the chance to visit Friendship of Peoples Square, a charming park perfect for a stroll or picnic. The Museum of Applied Arts is another must-see destination that will give you an in-depth look at the history and culture of Uzbekistan. Other notable stops on your tour include the Monument of Courage and Amir Temur Square, which offer stunning views and fascinating insights into the local area. Finally, your day will come to a close with a delectable dinner at the highly-regarded Sim-Sim restaurant, where you'll be treated to an array of mouth-watering dishes and impeccable service.
Once you finish breakfast at the hotel, a driver will pick you up from the lobby to take you to the airport for your flight home.
- accommodation in a standard double/twin room;
- meals according to program (breakfast and dinner);
- all excursions according to the program, with local guides in English (if necessary, the local guide provided in German, Spanish, Italian, French, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Russian languages);
- cost of entrance tickets, according to the program;
- air-conditioned transport for excursions and all transfers;
- one bottle of mineral water (1.5 litres) per person for each tour day;
- photo & video costs during the city tour program;
- a folklore show in Khiva;
- visa support to Uzbekistan (if necessary).
Included hotels for 3* Hotel option