Overview and description
In the very heart of Asia, on the crossroad of caravan routes, extends a diverse and fascinating Uzbekistan. Wrapped in myths and legends, year after year it attracts travellers from all over the world to share its secrets and allow touching the greatest monuments of antiquity.
Specialization: cultural and ethnographic tourism.
Duration: 8 days – 7 nights.
Cities to be visited: Tashkent (1 night) – Samarkand (2 nights) – Bukhara (2 nights) – Khiva (1 night) – Tashkent (1 night)
From ancient time, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva were important trading cities on the Silk Road. To this day, these cities are famous for their rich history, unique architectural monuments.
One of the oldest cities in the world Samarkand with its 2750-years history amazes with its magnificent buildings of the medieval architecture that have been preserved until nowadays. It was here where the patron of science Mirzo Ulugbek erected his observatory in the XV century, which had no equal.
The ancient city of Bukhara opens its doors to lovers of antiquity. Each stone in this city reflects the history. The great scientists, such as physician and encyclopaedist Avicenna and historian Narshakhi, worked in this city.
The city of Khiva, whose final image was formed in the XVII century, throughout its long history has withstood all the tests of time and behind its adobe walls you can find masterpieces of the original architecture that have been preserved until nowadays.
Between Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara, the Talgo train “Afrosiab” runs daily. Depending on the time of arrival / departure planned in the program you can do some of the above mentioned routes by train instead of road.
We can change this program or prepare a new one, tailor made according to your wishes and preferences.