Kyrgyzstan + UZBekistan Tour

Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan
Along the Road of Ancient Caravans

TOUR DETAILS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Experience an incredible 15-day journey through Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. During the initial week, explore the breathtaking Kyrgyz mountains and enchanting alpine lakes like Issyk-Kul and Son-Kol. Then, venture into Uzbekistan to discover captivating historical cities adorned with splendid madrassahs, mosques, and mausoleums from ancient and medieval times. Samarkand, a pivotal hub of global cultures for over 2,500 years, stands as a prominent destination along the Silk Road—an ancient trade route connecting China to the Mediterranean Sea.

Tour to Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
Tour to Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

Kyrgyzstan - Uzbekistan Tour Itinerary

Meeting at “Manas” airport. Transfer to Bishkek (30 km), check-in at hotel not earlier than 06:00 am. Leisure time.

After breakfast start of the guided sightseeing tour around Bishkek: Manas Monument, the central Ala-Too Square and watch of the Guard of Honor, Independence Monument, main
governmental buildings, the Old Square with Parliament House and the only survived in Central Asia Lenin’s Monument. Transfer to the Victory Square to finish the city tour by short excursion there.

Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast

Right after breakfast at 08:00 transfer to Karakol town situated at the foot of the most picturesque mountains of Tian Shan. On the way visit Burana Tower (old minaret) near Tokmok city and a collection of Balbals, Turkic ancient tombs. Further transfer to Karakol along the North shore of Issyk Kul lake. Visit Cholpon-Ata Petroglyphs site on the way.

Upon arrival in Karakol accommodation and rest in family hotel.
Breakfast

After breakfast city tour in Karakol: visit Dungan mosque and Orthodox Cathedral. Later visit the museum of N. M. Przhevalski, the outstanding Russian explorer of Asian continent. Further transfer to Jety Oguz Gorge, which is translated from Kyrgyz language as “Seven Bulls”. and named so because of the red rocky sand formations covered with forests of Tien Shan spruces. Easy hiking in the gorge along the winding Djety Oguz mountain river and further transfer to Tamga village.

Arrival to Tamga and dinner in the Guest House.
Breakfast

After breakfast transfer to Son-Kul lake along the southern shore of the Issyk Kul Lake. On the way short hiking in Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyons.

Upon arrival to Son Kul lake accommodation in yurt camp. Enjoy horseback riding or just hiking, spend time with friendly Kyrgyz families and taste their fresh airan (yogurt) and kymys (a fermented national drink from mare’s milk).

Dinner and overnight in yurts.
Breakfast, dinner

In the morning after short hiking in the lake area and breakfast transfer to authentic Kyzyl Oy village via Kara Keche canyon and along Kekemeren river. Further drive to Bishkek via Suusamyr valley
and Too Ashuu pass.

Upon arrival to Bishkek accommodation and rest at the hotel.
Breakfast

After breakfast transfer to the airport to take flight to Osh town. Upon arrival start sightseeing tour in Osh: visit the Central bazaar and Central Square. After lunch visit Suleiman Mount, one of the main shrines of the Islamic world in Central Asia. On the mount visit to a historical museum, located in the main cave. After that walk up the hill and watch a little mosque of Babur, The Great Mogols Dynasty founder, and take a bird eye’s view of the city.

Accommodation at the hotel.
Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Kyrgyz-Uzbek border, passing through checkpoint. 

Meet at Uzbek side of the border. Further transfer to Margilan and visit “ Yodgorlik ” silk factory which is famous for handmade khan-atlas. Transfer to Fergana.

Accommodation at the hotel and rest.
Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Rishtan, visiting pottery (hand-made ceramics). Transfer to Kokand. Sightseeing tour around Kokand: Palace of Khudayar Khan, Mausoleum of Modari Khan,
Juma Mosque. Further visit of the unique for Uzbekistan botanical garden “Mehrigiyo” with unique plants and lavender fields.

Arrival to the railway station in Kokand and further transfer to Tashkent by train (17:33-21:45). Meet in Tashkent on arrival.

Accommodation at the hotel and rest.
Breakfast

After breakfast guided sightseeing tour around Tashkent: Khast-Imam Square, Barak-Khan Madrasah, Kafal-al-Shashi Mausoleum, Kukeldash Madrasah; after lunch: Museum of Applied Arts,
Independence Square, Amir Timur Square.

Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Ride to Samarkand in premium service high-speed train «Afrosiab» (07:28- 09:36). Guided sightseeing tour of Samarkand: Gur-e Amir Mausoleum (Tamerlane’s sepulcher),
Rukhabad Mausoleum, Registan Square (Ulugbek Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah, and Tilla-Qori Madrasah); after lunch: Bibi-Khanym Mosque, Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis, and Ulugbek Observatory.

Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast

After breakfast transfer to Bukhara by a high-speed train «Afrosiab» (09:44-11:17).

On arrival – start the sightseeing tour in Bukhara: Ismail Samani Mausoleum, Chashma Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo Khauz Mosque, Ark Citadel, Po-i-Kalyan Complex (Kalyan Minaret and others), Ulugbek Madrasah; after lunch: Lyab-i Hauz Architectural Ensemble, Kukeldash Madrasah, Nadir Divan-Begi Madrasah, domed shopping arcade.

Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue exploring the region. Today we will visit the out-of-town sites on arrival, located in 4 km from Bukhara: Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa Palace, memorial complex of the Islamic
saint Baha-ud-Din Naqshband, Chor-Bakr Memorial Complex.
Return to the hotel in the afternoon.

Rest and overnight in the hotel.
Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer across the Kyzyl-Kum Desert and along the Amudarya River to Khiva. Lunch en route. Arrival in Khiva. Leisure time. Visiting traditional workshops and souvenir shops.

Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast

Breakfast in hotel. Guided sightseeing tour around Khiva: Ichan Kala (historical inner city), Pakhlavan Mahmud Complex, Kunya-Ark Fortress, Islam Hajji Madrasah & Minaret. After lunch:
Tash Khauli Palace, Juma Mosque, Muhammad Aminkhan Minaret & Madrasah, and Avesta Museum.

Transfer to Urgench. Evening flight to Tashkent.

Meeting at airport, transfer to hotel, check-in and rest.
Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel (or lunch-box). Early morning transfer to the airport. Departure.

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Tour updated 22.6.2023

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