Journey back to the days of the Great Silk Road on a 10-day Premium adventure through Uzbekistan. Explore the cosmopolitan capital of Tashkent, marvel at glorious architecture in Samarkand, discover the holy sites of Bukhara and visit the ancient monuments of Khiva. Encounter a friendly welcome at every turn, join a local family for a traditional cooking class and get to know the ins and outs of a traditional Uzbek village. From medieval cities to charismatic communities, Uzbekistan has so much to uncover.
- Tashkent – welcome dinner
- Tashkent – Chorsu Bazaar
- Tashkent – Amir Timur Square
- Tashkent – Khast Imom Complex & Moyie Mubarek Library Museum
- Tashkent – City tour
- Tashkent – Metro tour
- Samarkand – Shakh-I-Zinda
- Samarkand – Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum
- Samarkand – Bibi-Khanym Mosque
- Samarkand – Siob Bazaar
- Samarkand – Registan
- Samarkand – City tour
- Samarkand – Plov cooking demonstration & family visit
- Samarkand – Ulugbek’s Observatory
- Samarkand – Afrosiab Museum
- Samarkand – Handmade paper workshop
- Samarkand – Uzbek Bagizagan winery visit and tasting
- Gijduvan – Ceramics workshop
- Shofirkon – Uzbek village and silk suzane making family visit
- Bukhara – Folklore & music performance
- Bukhara – Ismail Samani Mausoleum
- Bukhara – Ark Fortress
- Bukhara – Bolo Hauz Mosque
- Bukhara – Chor Minor
- Bukhara – Kalon Minaret & Mosque
- Bukhara – Chashma Ayub Mausoleum
- Bukhara – Bolo Hauz Complex
- Bukhara – Taki Zargaron Trading Dome
- Bukhara – Lyabi Khauz Complex
- Bukhara – City tour
- Bukhara – Sitorai Mohi Hosa Palace
- Khiva – Islom Hoja Minaret & Medressa
- Khiva – Juma Mosque
- Khiva – Tosh-Hovli Palace
- Khiva – Kunya Ark
- Khiva – Kalta Minor Minaret
- Khiva – Sunset drinks
- Khiva – Muhammad Rahim-khan Medressa
- Khiva – Muhammad Amin-khan Medressa
- Khiva – Khorezmian cuisine cooking class
- Travel with a local leader who will share the magic of Uzbekistan’s “holiest city” in Bukhara, tell the ancient tales of historic Khiva, and guide you through the extraordinary architecture of Samarkand.
- Uncover Tashkent’s Soviet legacy and its contemporary culture. Explore the vast Chorsu Bazaar and embrace the hustle and bustle in this one of Asia’s oldest markets.
- Immerse yourself in Uzbek culture when you visit a typical local village, learn the art of sewing suzani, chat to the friendly villagers and enjoy a traditional lunch together.
- Stay within in the walls of Uzbekistan’s history during feature stays in an old Jewish house converted into a gorgeous boutique hotel in Bukhara, and a centuries-old medressa turned opulent and elegant hotel in Khiva.
- Understand local life through food – join a local family in Samarkand for a cooking class of the quintessential Central Asian rice dish – plov, and enjoy a taste of Khorezmian culture during a family cooking class in Khiva.