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Legends of the Great Silk Road ( UZ7 )

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Legends of the Great Silk Road Holiday Tour

TASHKENT • Khiva • Bukhara • Shahrisabz • Samarkand • TASHKENT

Uzbekistan is a beautiful and somewhat undiscovered destination situated right in the heart of central Asia. Visit some fascinating cities, and get a taste of the historical Great Silk Road.

Explore the best of Uzbekistan on this comprehensive eight day, full board tour. Journey through the history of this mysterious destination as you visit the splendid Mosques, Madarasahs and Palaces that epitomise this unique country.

Excursions: Comprehensive city tours of Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Shahrisabz & Samarkand with visits to main attractions. Khiva and Shahrisabz, are on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Tour Includes:
  • Internal flight from Tashkent to Urgench, including airport departure tax and fuel surcharges
  • All necessary transfers in air conditioned vehicles
  • Twin accommodation based on two passengers sharing
  • Full board
  • A wide range of excursions including entrance fees
  • English speaking guides
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day

Tour Excludes:
  • International flights
  • Visa

Legends of the Great Silk Road Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Uzbekistan! Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel before embarking on a guided tour of enchanting Tashkent. Highlights include the bustling bazaar and the intricately decorated Metro system. (L, D)

Day 2

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Urgench where upon arrival, travel onward to Khiva, one of the oldest cities in central Asia. Capture the essence of this fairytale town with a guided tour. In the evening, watch the sunset from the Aksheihbaba Observation Platform. (B, L, D)

Day 3

Following breakfast in the hotel, board a coach for the journey to Bukhara stopping in the Kizil-Kum desert to enjoy lunch en-route. Arrive in Bukhara and transfer to the hotel before having dinner in a local restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 4

Discover what Bakhara has to offer on a full day tour of the city. Main attractions include the fascinating Ark Fortress and the bazaars within the Trading Domes. (B, L, D)

Day 5

After breakfast, begin your journey to Samarkand via Shakhrisabz where you stop to have a tour of the town. From here, continue onward to Samarkand for dinner in a local restaurant. (B, L, D)

Day 6

Find your feet in Samarkand with a full day tour of the city. Don’t forget your camera – the Gur Amir Mausoleum has beautiful unique architecture with a blue ribbed tessellated dome. (B, L, D)

Day 7

After breakfast, take advantage of some free time to further explore Samarkand before leaving to return to Tashkent. (B, L, D)

Day 8

Buy some last minute souvenirs at the Chorsu Bazaar before transferring to the airport for your flight home. (B, L)

Legends of the Great Silk Road Holiday Accommodation

Legends of the Great Silk Road Holiday Departures and Prices

Various departure dates are available from April to November, please contact our experienced travel consultants today for more information.

Contact us by phone or email today with any queries, to book, or for excellent rates and service on add-ons to your trip.

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