Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan 11 days tour

  • Route: Tashkent-Khiva-Kunya Urgench-Ashgabat-Mary-Bukhara-Shakhrisabz-Samarkand
  • Duration: Days 11,   Nights 10
  • Tour type: Сlassical tours
  • Season: All the year round

During the combined tour Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan the clients will have an excellent opportunity to visit cultural monuments and ancient sights in such cities as Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Kunya Urgench, Dashaguz, ancient Merv and Nissa ruins.  Also the clients will visit eastern bazaars in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, and feel the beauty of the East.


Welcome reception of the clients at Tashkent International Airport from flight. Meet and transfer to the hotel for luggage drop (Check-in after 14:00). 09:00AM start city tour of Tashkent. We visit Hasti Imam Complex (Madrassah  Barak Khan, Mausoleum Kaffal Al Shashi and Library with holy Koran),  Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash  Medressah and Applied Arts Museum. Also visit Independence Square, Amir Temur Square and some metro stations. Overnight at Hotel.

No meals.

D-2  TASHKENT-URGENCH (by air) - KHIVA (30 km)

After breakfast take morning flight HY-1051 (07:50-09:30) to Urgench. Upon arrival in Urgench, transfer to Khiva. Start exploring of  Ichan Kala architectural complex: Kalta Minar, Mohammed Amin Khan madrassah, Kunya Ark castle , Muhammad Rakhimhan Medressah, Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum, Juma Mosque, Tash Hovli Palace, Islamhodja Medressah and Minaret.  Overnight at Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-3   KHIVA-TASHAUZ BORDER (70 km)- KUNYA URGENCH (120 km, one way) –ASHGABAT (by air)

After breakfast transfer to Uzbek – Turkmen Tashauz border. Seeing off with Uzbek escort guide, transfer neutral territory. After border formalities continue drive to Kunya Urgench. Visit Kunya Urgench historical site (Mausoleums of Turebek-Khanym, Sultan Tekesh, Sultan Il Arslan, Najmad-din-Kubra, Sultan Ali. Discover the Kutlug Timur minaret & Kyrk Molla. Return drive to Dashoguz. Flight to Ashgabat. Arrival & check in the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.


After breakfast sightseeing in Ashgabat with visit of the National Museum of History & Ethnography of Turkmenistan, Old Nissa – ancient Parthian settlement, Neutrality Arch, Tolkuchka bazaar, Spiritual Mosque of Turkmenbashi. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-5  ASHGABAT-MARY (by air)

After breakfast  early morning flight to Mary. Visit Ancient Merv (Alexandria, Antiochia, Sultan Kala). Return to Mary.  Visit History museum in Mary.  Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-6  MARY-FARAB BORDER-BUKHARA (385 km, 6 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Farab border: after border formalities drive to Bukhara. Arrival Bukhara, transfer hotel for rest. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.


After breakfast full day city tour of Bukhara. Visit Ismail Samanids Masoleum, Chashmai Ayub Masoleum, Ark fortress, Bolo Hauz Mosque, Poi-Kalon  Complex with Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque and Mir Arab Medressah, Ulug beg Medrassah and Abdulazizkhan Madrassah,  Toqi Sarrafon,  Toqi Telpakfurushon, and Toqi Zargaron, Magoki Attor, Lyabi Hauz complex (Kukeldash Madrassah, Nadir Divan Begi Khonaga and Madrassah), walk through Jewish quarter, Chor Minor Mosque. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.

D-8 BUKHARA-SHAKHRISABZ (275 km, 5 hrs) - SAMARKAND (130 km, 2.5 hrs) 

Today we drive to Samarkand via Shakhrisabz. En route we can see industrial gas city “Muborak”. Arrival in Shakrisabz, the birthplace of Great  Amir Temur.  Visit Ak Saray Palace, Kuk Gumbaz, Gumbazi Saidon, Khazrati Imam mosque, Mausoleum of Jakhangir. Continue drive to Samarkand. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.


After breakfast full day city tour of Samarkand: visit Guri Emir Mausoleum, Registan Square with Ulugbek Medressah, Sher Dor Medressah and Tilla Qori Medressah, Bibi Khanum Mosque, Siyob bazaar, Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis, Ulugbek Observatory, Afrosiab museum. Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel. 


Full day free time at leisure in Samarkand. You can visit Siyob bazaar, famous for its dry fruits, handicraft souvenirs. In the late afternoon transfer to train station for Afrosiyob speedy train (17:00-19:10 or 18:00-20:10) to Tashkent.  Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast at Hotel.


Transfer to the airport for departure flight to home country.

Meals: Early light breakfast at Hotel.


Quoation upon request:

Proposed Hotels:


Standard Hotels


Uzbekistan 4*, Qushbegi Plaza 3*, Viardo or similar


Polvon Qori, Khiva Palace, Arkanchi or similar


3*/4* hotels


Merw hotel 3* or similar


Lyabi House, Basilic, Imperial Palace or similar


Malika Classic, Regal Palace, Registon or similar

Services inlcuded:

  1. Accommodation (DBL/TWIN shared)
  2. Meals: as per program
  3. Local Air and train fares in Uzbekistan
  4. Guide
  5. Entrance fees 
  6. Map of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan
  7. Mineral water 
  8. Transportation

Services not included:

  1. International airfares
  2. Alcohol/soft drinks
  3. Early check in and late check out at hotels
  4. Visa fees and Insurance
  5. Migration tax (14$ p.p) at Turkmenistan border
  6. Tips and gratuties, porterages
  7. Photo and video shooting fees
  8. Any personal expenses
  9. Any other services not mentioned in the program

Visa: ** Turkmen visa will be available at Turkmen Embassy in home country or at Ashgabat Airport upon arrival with our visa support letter, US$ 89 per person-Turkmen visa fee & immigration fee –US$ 14 per person; these have to be paid by the travelers themselves, at the spot, at the cash counter inside the Passport/Customs post, in cash USD (clean, undamaged bank notes). Euros are not accepted. Please make sure you have 2 photos (5x6) to present at the entry point.



  • If a place of visit is closed to visitors it will be replaces with an alternative. During major events, accommodation may be changed and replaced with a similar category

  • Sequence of itinerary and hotels given is subject to changes without prior notice.

  • Hotel accommodation is subject to availability. No reservations are made before confirmation received from client. If mentioned hotels are not available, we will substitute them with other hotels of similar class.

  • Domestic flights are subject to change in timing and availability. If mentioned flight is not available, it will be changed to convenient one depending on tour program

  • No hidden charges       


  • Tour payment should be made not less than 15 days prior to tourist group arrival to our bank account as per invoice.

Cancellation policy:

  • Cancellation prior 45 days – No charges apply 

  • Cancellation prior 20 days – 50% charge of the tour price

  • Cancellation prior 10 days – 100% charge of the tour price

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