Best Of Tajikistan & Uzbekistan

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AWTU

From: £1449.00

Get yourself to two incredible (and often overlooked) destinations: Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. This 15-day combo trip brings together the best highlights of these two cultures for first-time visitors. Stay at unique Tajik homestays and roam the stunning countryside before heading to the cultural centre of Samarkand. Spend a night in a traditional desert yurt and discover a part of the world few others get to see. This is a tour for all kinds of adventurers.

Day 1 Dushanbe

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Dushanbe/Kŭli Iskandarkŭl (1B, 1D)

Visit some sights in the capital city of Dushanbe, including museums, monuments and the main mosque. After lunch, drive through the valleys and mountains of the area for an overnight in local homes in the stunningly beautiful Iskanderkul area. Meet the locals and explore this gorgeous landscape in the Fann Mountains.

Day 3 Kŭli Iskandarkŭl (1B, 1L, 1D)

Spend a full day exploring. Hike in the mountains to an impressive waterfall. After a picnic lunch, return to Sarytag village.

Day 4 Kŭli Iskandarkŭl/Khujand (1B)

Continue on to Istaravshan and visit an ancient settlement in Ura-Tube. Enjoy an optional lunch in a local chaikhana (teahouse) before driving to Khujand. Explore the city in the afternoon, visiting the museum and a mausoleum.

Day 5 Khujand/Tashkent (1B)

Visit the Khujand market (largest in Tajikistan) before continuing on to the border. Cross into Uzbekistan and drive to the capital city of Tashkent. Enjoy a short orientation walk in the evening before an optional dinner.

Day 6 Tashkent (1B)

Enjoy a free day to explore.

Day 7 Tashkent/Samarkand (1B)

Travel on to Samarkand. Take an orientation walk and opt to visit the Amir Timur Mausoleum.

Day 8 Samarkand (1B)

Enjoy a city tour and visit to the Registan. Opt to check out the Guri Amir Mausoleum, Tomb of the Prophet Daniel, and the Registan minarets. Use some free time to wander the bazaar or visit more sights.

Day 9 Samarkand/Aydar Kŭl Camp (1B, 1D)

Travel out into the desert to visit the Nurata Shrine and remains of the Alexander the Great fortress. Continue on for an evening in a local yurt camp. Opt to ride a camel or enjoy an evening Kazakh singing show.

Day 10 Aydar Kŭl Camp/Bukhara (1B)

Travel to Bukhara, one of the most charming cities in the country. Opt to visit the old city bazaars, have dinner with a local family, or visit a traditional hammam (bathhouse).

Day 11 Bukhara (1B)

Take a half-day guided walk around the beautifully restored mosques, madrassas, and covered markets that make up the Old City.

Day 12 Bukhara/Khiva (1B)

Enjoy a full day’s travel through the desert to reach UNESCO-listed Khiva. Get to know the place on a late afternoon walking tour.

Day 13 Khiva/Tashkent (1B)

Enjoy a guided tour of the city with free time to experience the local life. Opt to browse the shops, wander the lanes, examine handmade silk rugs, or sit in a cafÉ in this ancient historical town. Later, take an overnight train to Tashkent, travelling alongside the locals.

Day 14 Tashkent

Arrive back in Tashkent and enjoy a city tour or explore on your own with some free time.

Day 15 Tashkent (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
26/09/2018 10/10/2018 4 £1449.00
03/10/2018 17/10/2018 0 £1449.00
24/04/2019 08/05/2019 12 £1449.00
01/05/2019 15/05/2019 15 £1449.00
15/05/2019 29/05/2019 16 £1449.00
22/05/2019 05/06/2019 16 £1449.00
29/05/2019 12/06/2019 3 £1449.00
05/06/2019 19/06/2019 13 £1449.00
12/06/2019 26/06/2019 13 £1449.00
19/06/2019 03/07/2019 13 £1449.00
26/06/2019 10/07/2019 16 £1449.00
03/07/2019 17/07/2019 15 £1499.00
10/07/2019 24/07/2019 11 £1499.00
17/07/2019 31/07/2019 15 £1499.00
24/07/2019 07/08/2019 15 £1499.00
31/07/2019 14/08/2019 16 £1499.00
07/08/2019 21/08/2019 15 £1499.00
14/08/2019 28/08/2019 15 £1499.00
21/08/2019 04/09/2019 16 £1499.00
28/08/2019 11/09/2019 16 £1499.00
04/09/2019 18/09/2019 15 £1449.00
11/09/2019 25/09/2019 10 £1449.00
18/09/2019 02/10/2019 16 £1449.00
25/09/2019 09/10/2019 14 £1449.00
02/10/2019 16/10/2019 15 £1449.00
13/05/2020 27/05/2020 16 £1449.00
20/05/2020 03/06/2020 16 £1449.00
27/05/2020 10/06/2020 16 £1449.00
03/06/2020 17/06/2020 16 £1449.00
07/06/2020 21/06/2020 16 £1449.00
10/06/2020 24/06/2020 16 £1449.00
17/06/2020 01/07/2020 16 £1449.00
24/06/2020 08/07/2020 16 £1449.00
01/07/2020 15/07/2020 16 £1499.00
08/07/2020 22/07/2020 16 £1499.00
15/07/2020 29/07/2020 16 £1499.00
19/07/2020 02/08/2020 16 £1499.00
22/07/2020 05/08/2020 16 £1499.00
29/07/2020 12/08/2020 16 £1499.00
05/08/2020 19/08/2020 16 £1499.00
12/08/2020 26/08/2020 16 £1499.00
19/08/2020 02/09/2020 16 £1499.00
23/08/2020 06/09/2020 16 £1499.00
26/08/2020 09/09/2020 16 £1499.00
02/09/2020 16/09/2020 16 £1449.00
06/09/2020 20/09/2020 16 £1449.00
09/09/2020 23/09/2020 16 £1449.00
16/09/2020 30/09/2020 16 £1449.00
20/09/2020 04/10/2020 16 £1449.00
23/09/2020 07/10/2020 16 £1449.00
30/09/2020 14/10/2020 16 £1449.00
07/10/2020 21/10/2020 16 £1449.00

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