Amazing contrast of monuments, from Khiva to Samarkand
Drive to Khiva through the Kyzylkum Desert & travel by high speed train
Fabulous Silk Road architecture
Rich culture and varied locl cuisine
Uzbekistan Budget Train Trip. 10 Days private Uzbekistan train travel to explore the best of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara & Khiva. Easy booking, Small Group & private Uzbekistan train tours package from local Uzbekistan tour operators from 630 $.
Uzbekistan Train Travel – 10 Days Trip is very popular among our customers, though it is possible to extend the itinerary and make it 12-14 days tour.
Pre & Post tour extensions are possible.
Day 1: Tashkent
Arrive Tashkent, welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Time for rest. Night in Tashkent.
Day 2: Tashkent – Khiva
Breakfast in the hotel. Sightseeing tour of Tashkent to the old and new parts of the city: Amir Timur Square, Theatre Square with the Opera House, Applied Art Museum, Earthquake Memorial, Abdul Kasim Madrassah and AlisherNavoi National Park, Independence Square, Khast Imam Square – a religious center of the city consisting of the Barakkhan madrasah, KaffalShashi Mausoleum and the library of Islamic Literature with the Holy Koran Book of the VII century. At 18:00 transfer to the Tashkent train station for taking the train Tashkent – Urgench (19:30). Night in the train.
Day 3: Khiva
Breakfast in the train. You will arrive Urgench train station at 12.40 a.m. and drive to Khiva (30 km), hotel check-in. Half day for sightseeing of Khiva – AM sightseeing including visits to the inner town of Ichan Kala (XIV-XX CC) with Muhamad Amin khan Madrassah, Kalta Minor Minaret, Kunya Ark, Muhamad Rahim khan Madrassah, Djuma Mosque and Minaret, Tash Hauli Palace. PM sightseeing for 2 hrs: Islam Khodja Minaret and Madrassah, Shirgazi khan Madrassah Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum. Night in Khiva.
Day 4: Khiva
In the first part of the day you will continue the visits in Khiva and in the afternoon you will have free time for walking on the city walls, visiting the local bazaar etc. overnight in Khiva.
Day 5: Khiva – Bukhara
Breakfast in the hotel. Drive to Bukhara via the Kizilkum (Red) desert (460 km, 9 hrs). Currently the road between Khiva and Bukhara is under reconstruction and it will take around 8-9 hours to reach Bukhara from Khiva. Arrive Bukhara, hotel check-in, free time. Night in Bukhara.
Day 6: Bukhara
Breakfast in the hotel. Full day in Bukhara. AM portion of city tour for 4 hrs with visits to the Ark Fortress (I-XX CC), Bolo Hauz Mosque (XVIII C), Samanids Mausoleum (IX-X CC), Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum (XII-XVI CC). PM portion of s/s tour on foot along the old town of Bukhara from Poi- Kalyan complex with Kalyan Minaret (XII C) through orient bazaars with three trade domes of Toki Zargaron (XV C), Toki Sarrafon (XVI C), Toki Telpak Furushon (XVI C), Ulugbek Madrassah (XV C), Abdulazizkhan Madrassah (XVII C) to the Lyabi Hauz complex (XVI -XVII CC). Night in Bukhara.
Day 7: Bukhara – Samarkand
Early breakfast in the hotel. At 07:10 a.m. transfer to the Bukhara railway station to get the fast going train “Sharq”, departing to Samarkand at 08:05 a.m. Arrival in Samarkand at 11:10 a.m., check in to the hotel. Full day sightseeing of Samarkand includes the visits to Gur Emir Mausoleum (where conqueror Amir Temur (Temurlane), famous Registan Square (with Madrassa Sherdor XVII century, Tilla Kori and Ulugbek XV century), remains of grandiose Bibi Khanum Mosque, Samarkand oriental bazaar, Shokhi Zinda Nekropole (important pilgrimage place in Samarkand). Night in Samarkand.
Day 8: Samarkand – Tashkent, (300km, 4,5 hrs)
Continue sightseeing Samarkand: Ulugbek Observatory (XV C), Excavation of an ancient city and museum of Afrosiyab, Tombstone of Saint Danyar. And if the time will be available visit “Samarkand-Bukhara Silk Carpets” factory, where you can observe the whole process of weaving silk carpets based on “handmade” technology. At 16:20 transfer to the railway station to get the high speed train “Afrosiyob”, departing to Tashkent at 17:00. Arrival in Tashkent at 19:10. Transfer to the hotel. Night in Tashkent.
Day 9: Tashkent
Free day in Tashkent.
Day 10: Depart Tashkent
Early breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport and depart Tashkent.
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All our trips can be modified following your interests and wishes!
Hotels in cities:
Grand Orzu 3* or similar
Old Khiva 3* or Hotel Muhammad Aminkhon 3* or similar
Hovli Poyon 3* or similar
Hotel Caravanserail 3* or similar
Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
Sightseeing tour program in each city with local guides in cities;
Economy class ticket for train Tashkent-Urgench;
Economy class ticket for high speed train Samarkand-Tashkent & Bukhara -Samarkand;
Visa support for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
1bottle of mineral water per day per person;
Hotel charges for additional services;
Consular fees for Uzbekistan tourist visa;
Personal travel insurance.
Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
Tips & gratuities;
Full board (lunches and dinners);