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Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan

Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan tour is an opportunity to learn about the culture of Central Asia. See the ancient architecture of mausoleums and get acquainted with the nomad culture. If you are looking for an interesting trip to Central Asia, Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan tour is a worthy choice.

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Trip Highlights
  • Khiva Oasis City
  • Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan
  • Ancient minarets with the beautiful turquoise mosaics
  • The old towns on the Silk Road
  • Issyk-Köl See, the pearl of Central Asia
  • Orient bazaar
  • Overnight in yurts like nomads

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Programms: Cultural

Ways to Travel: English speaking Guided Group

Destinations: Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan

Description Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan

Price in EU per person

Our Uzbekistan trip starts from Frankfurt. You arrive in the Uzbek city of Urgench and at the airport we are picked up by our guide and we continue to the hotel in Khiva. Overnight in Khiva.

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 109 m in Khiva

The beauty of the Orient captivates us! We will visit a fascinating old town, which was the seat of a powerful Islamic principality on the Silk Road in the 16th century. We will stroll through the narrow streets, past the houses made of unburned bricks and feel like in an open-air museum between the decorated mosques, palaces, madrasahs and markets. Overnight in Khiva.

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 109 m in Khiva

We will drive to the significant and oldest fortress (4th century BC) Ayaz Kala and Toprak Kala on the edge of the Kyzyl Kum desert. Ayaz Kala was one of several border fortresses on the edge of the Kisilkum desert, which was built to defend against nomadic tribes. From these ruins we will have a fantastic view of the vastness of Central Asia. Picnic and continue our drive to Bukhara. 620 km overnight in Bukhara. 

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day:

Today we will win the tour of the city and immerse ourselves in the fairytale world of 1001 nights. We will see the beauty of the mighty Ark fortress, the Samanid mausoleum, the Kalon minaret and finally the marvelous blue and turquoise mosaics of the Nadir-Devon-Begi-Medrese. In the afternoon we discover one of the most important trading centers of old Bukhara, the Labi Hauz complex. The very attractive architectural composition owes its name to a pool of water in which the facades of the monumental buildings are reflected. In the evening we enjoy Uzbek specialties with classical music. Overnight in Bukhara.

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 229 in Buhara

The city tour continues. Today we see the Chashma Ayub mausoleum and tomb of the Samanids, which is particularly impressive because of its brick ornamentation and simplicity. Overnight in Bukhara. 

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 229 in Bukhara

In the morning we will continue by train to Samarkand. The cotton fields pass us through the former desert region. We will get a first impression of the old town as we walk past mosques and madrasas, which we will explore in detail the next day. Overnight in Samarkand. 

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 229 m in Bukhara, 720 m in Samarkand

A walk takes us through the oasis town in the Kisilkum desert. We will visit Registan Square, probably the most famous square in Central Asia. The ensemble of majestic madrasahs with azure and turquoise mosaics and palatial mausoleum Gur-e Amir is a truly breathtaking sight! We will visit a paper factory where paper is made from the bark of mulberry trees using a traditional method from the 9th century. 

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 720 in Samarkand

Today we will continue to explore the city, where we will see the city of the dead Shah-e-Sinde with a multitude of mausoleums from different centuries. The moving necropolis fascinates with probably the most beautiful blue-green colored buildings of Uzbekistan. Timur built the most beautiful mosque in the eastern world for his wife ─ Bibi Khanum. We also visit the Orient Bazaar, where we can try and buy various spices, nuts, fruits and vegetables. The afternoon is free for you. In the evening we enjoy Plov national dish. Overnight in Samarkand. 

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 720 in Samarkand

We take the train to Tashkent. Tashkent is the largest and most secular city in Central Asia and thus bridges the gap between modern Europe and traditional Asia. Overnight in Tashkent.

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 720 m in Samarkand, 455 m in Tashkent

Today we will drive by car over a pass into the Fergana Valley to the city of Margilan. We visit the silk factory there. Uzbek silk fabrics are known far beyond the country’s borders for their quality and design. In Rishtan we will visit a ceramic workshop and get to know the typical ceramics here. With a Kyrgyz family, then we will get an insight into the art of carpet knotting.

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 455 in Tashkent, 580 in Fergana

In Kokand we will visit the Khudoyar Khan Palace and the Chane Cemetery. In the late afternoon we will leave the Fergana Valley and take the train back to Tashkent. Overnight in Tashkent

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 580 in Fergana, 455 in Tashkent

In the morning you take a first city tour through Tashkent. Visit the old town with the Khast Imam complex (Barak Khan Madrassah, Tillya Sheikh Mosque, Kaffal Shashiy Mausoleum and the library with the Holy Quran). You will also see the Kukaldosh Madrasah, the Chorsu Bazaar and the Museum of Applied Arts. In the late afternoon we fly to Bishkek. Overnight in Bishkek

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 455 in Tashkent, 800 in Bishkek

In the morning we will start from the capital on the silk road to the east and south. On the way we will make a detour to the Burana Minaret, a last witness of the Central Asian kingdom from the 11th century. Then the journey continues through wide agricultural areas and then through the Boom Canyon. A stop in the village of Kyzyl Tuu to visit a craft that makes wooden pieces from Yurta. He shows how a yurta is made using the old method that his grandfather taught him. Lunch is on the way. You can have a picnic on the lake shore or have lunch with a local family. On the way visit the canyon so called “fairy tales”. In Russian, the word Skazka means “fairy tale”. The rocks are beautiful like in a fairy tale. Walk through this rock.

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 800 in Bishkek, 1606 in Tamga

After breakfast we will drive to Karakol. On the way we visit red rocks called “Seven Oxen” and “Broken Heart”. The guide tells legends about these rocks.

Today we will visit a Russian Orthodox church in Karakol, which functioned as a dance hall under the Soviet regime and as a school in World War II. The Dungan Mosque follows: The old but beautiful building resembles a Buddhist temple and not a single nail was used in the construction. Overnight in Karakol

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 1606 in Tamga, 1700 in Karakol

After breakfast we will drive back to Bishkek. In the city of Cholpon Ata there is a visit to petroglyphs (stone drawings) from the Bronze Age (9th – 3rd century BC). On the southern route we circle Issyk Kul to Bishkek. On the city tour, the city shows us its charming green face. Fruit trees, poplars and huge chestnuts line the checkerboard streets. Overnight in Bishkek

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 1700 in Karakol, 800 in Bishkek

Fly back to the Uzbek capital. In the afternoon you have free time, you can take a last stroll through the bazaar.

  • Meals: B / – / A
  • Altitude during the day: 800 in Bishkek, 455 in Tashkent

home trip 

  • Meals: B / – / –
  • 2 pax - 2621 EURO
  • 3 pax - 2416 EURO
  • 4-5 pax - 2228 EURO
  • 6-9 pax - 2080 EURO
  • 10-12 pax - 1947 EURO
  • EZ surcharge - 308 EURO
  1. Accommodation in a double room (with bath or shower), 
  2. Half-board from day 2, day 3 an additional picnic as lunch
  3. Entrance fees
  4. Professional German speaking tour guide
  5. Transportation service; Cars over Kamchik Pass
  6. Show in Bukhara
  7. Train tickets Bukhara-Samarkand, Samarkand-Tashkent, Tashkent-Fergana in econom class
  • Flight to / from Tashkent
  • Airport – flight security fees
  • Additional drinks
  • Photo and video fees
  • Visa costs
  1. Transport for transfers and excursions during the tour (car in good condition with air conditioning);
  • 2 people – jeep
  • 3-4 pax – Mini Van, Delica
  • 5-12 pax – a Mercedes Sprinter
  1. Twin / double room accommodation;
  2. Flight tickets Tashkent – Bishkek and Bishkek – Tashkent with Uzbekistan Airways in economy class
  3. Half board (breakfast and dinner)
  4. German speaking tour guide;
  5. Entrance fees;
  6. Mineral water during the tour (1 liter per person)
  1. Single room accommodation
  2. Alcohol and soft drinks
  3. Cost of Kyrgyz visa if required;
  4. Concierge service in hotels and at the airport
  5. International and domestic flight tickets
  6. Personal expenses of customers
  7. Deviations from the program
  8. Horses for riding

The price of the tour does not include the cost of international and domestic flight tickets. But if you want, we can organize international flight tickets with TURKISH AIRLINES via Istanbul, AIR ASTANA via Nur-Sultan or AEROFLOT via Moscow.

Flight tickets with TURKISH AIRLINES via Istanbul: is 650-900 EURO per person
Flight tickets with AIR ASTANA VIA NUR-SULTAN: is 650-900 EURO per person
Flight tickets with AEROFLOT via Moscow: is 650-900 EURO per person

  1. Khiva Hotel “Malika” or similar with a European private toilet and shower in every room
  2. Bukhara Hotel “Sijavusch or similar with a European private toilet and shower in every room
  3. Samarkand Hotel “Registan” or similar with a European private toilet and shower in every room
  4. Tashkent Hotel “Grand Fergana” or similar with a European private toilet and shower in every room
  5. Bishkek Hotel “Futuro” or similar with a European private toilet and shower in every room
  6. Tamga / Issyk-Köl Yurt camp with a European private toilet and shower in every room
  7. Karakol Hotel “Amir” or similar  with a European private toilet and shower in every room