Best of Tajikistan & Uzbekistan

Tajikistan, UzbekistanCulture, Landscapes

Best of Tajikistan & Uzbekistan adventure from SGD 2,599 per person
Trip prices DO NOT include international airfare & airport taxes.

Get yourself to two incredible (and often overlooked) destinations: Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. This 15-day combo trip brings together the best highlights of these two cultures for first-time visitors.

Stay at unique Tajik homestays and roam the stunning countryside before heading to the cultural centre of Samarkand. Spend a night in a traditional desert yurt and discover a part of the world few others get to see. A tour for all kinds of adventurers.

15 Days
From SGD 2,599Per Person

Best of Tajikistan & Uzbekistan

Arrive at any time.

Visit some sights in the capital city of Dushanbe, including museums, monuments and the main mosque. After lunch, drive through the valleys and mountains of the area for an overnight in local homes in the stunningly beautiful Iskanderkul area. Meet the locals and explore this gorgeous landscape in the Fann Mountains.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Spend a full day exploring. Opt to hike in the mountains to an impressive waterfall. After a picnic lunch, return to Sarytag village.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Continue on to Istaravshan and visit an ancient settlement in Ura-Tube. Enjoy an optional lunch in a local chaikhana (teahouse) before driving to Khujand. Explore the city in the afternoon, visiting the museum and a mausoleum.

Meals included: Breakfast

Visit the Khujand market (largest in Tajikistan) before continuing on to the border. Cross into Uzbekistan and drive to the capital city of Tashkent. Enjoy a short orientation walk in the evening before an optional dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day to explore.

Travel on to Samarkand. Take an orientation walk and opt to visit the Amir Timur Mausoleum.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy a city tour and visit to the Registan. Opt to check out the Guri Amir Mausoleum, Tomb of the Prophet Daniel, and the Registan minarets. Use some free time to wander the bazaar or visit more sights before indulging in dinner with a local family, complete with a plov-making demo.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Travel out into the desert to visit the Nurata Shrine and remains of the Alexander the Great fortress. Continue on for an evening in a local yurt camp. Opt to ride a camel or enjoy an evening Kazakh singing show.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Travel to Bukhara, one of the most charming cities in the country. Opt to visit the old city bazaars, have dinner with a local family, or visit a traditional hammam (bathhouse).

Meals included: Breakfast

Take a half-day guided walk around the beautifully restored mosques, madrassas, and covered markets that make up the Old City.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy a full day's travel through the desert to reach UNESCO-listed Khiva. Get to know the place on a late afternoon walking tour.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy a guided tour of the city with free time to experience the local life. Opt to browse the shops, wander the lanes, examine handmade silk rugs, or sit in a café in this ancient historical town. Later, take an overnight train to Tashkent, travelling alongside the locals.

Meals included: Breakfast

Arrive back in Tashkent and enjoy a city tour or explore on your own with some free time.

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style Classic
All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating Average
Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.

Age requirement 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Trip Cost

Price per person in SGD dollars

  • $2,599 ~ Adult Twin

Inclusions

  • Local Living Community Homestay, Kŭli Iskandarkŭl
  • Local Living Overnight in a Yurt, Aydar Kŭl Camp
  • Dushanbe city tour
  • Hikes and picnic lunch
  • Mug Teppe settlement visit (Ura-Tube)
  • City tour (Khujand)
  • Khujand market visit
  • City tour (Tashkent)
  • Orientation walk (Samarkand)
  • City tour including a Registan visit
  • Nurata Shrine visit
  • Alexander the Great fortress visit
  • Guided walking tour (half-day, Bukhara)
  • Walking tours (Khiva)
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Accommodations Hotels/guesthouses (10 nts), multi share-community homes (2 nts), desert yurt (1 night), sleeper train (1 nt).
  • Meals 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners; allow USD405-530 for meals not included.
  • Transportation Private vehicles, train, walking.
  • Staff & experts Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Trip Dates

  • Wed, 15 Aug - Wed, 29 Aug, 2018 $2599
  • Wed, 22 Aug - Wed, 05 Sep, 2018 $2599
  • Wed, 29 Aug - Wed, 12 Sep $2599
  • Wed, 12 Sep - Wed, 26 Sep $2599
  • Wed, 19 Sep - Wed, 03 Oct $2599
  • Wed, 03 Oct - Wed, 17 Oct, 2018 $2599
  • Wed, 24 Apr - Wed, 08 May, 2019 $2599
  • Wed, 01 May - Wed, 15 May $2599
  • Wed, 15 May - Wed, 29 May $2599
  • Wed, 22 May - Wed, 05 Jun $2599
  • Wed, 29 May - Wed, 12 Jun $2599
  • Wed, 05 Jun - Wed, 19 Jun $2599
  • Wed, 12 Jun - Wed, 26 Jun $2599
  • Wed, 19 Jun - Wed, 03 Jul $2599
  • Wed, 26 Jun - Wed, 10 Jul $2599
  • Wed, 03 Jul - Wed, 17 Jul $2599
  • Wed, 10 Jul - Wed, 24 Jul $2599
  • Wed, 17 Jul - Wed, 31 Jul $2599
  • Wed, 24 Jul - Wed, 07 Aug $2599
  • Wed, 31 Jul - Wed, 14 Aug $2599
  • Wed, 07 Aug - Wed, 21 Aug $2599
  • Wed, 14 Aug - Wed, 28 Aug $2599
  • Wed, 21 Aug - Wed, 04 Sep $2599
  • Wed, 28 Aug - Wed, 11 Sep $2599
  • Wed, 04 Sep - Wed, 18 Sep $2599
  • Wed, 11 Sep - Wed, 25 Sep $2599
  • Wed, 18 Sep - Wed, 02 Oct $2599
  • Wed, 25 Sep - Wed, 09 Oct $2599
  • Wed, 02 Oct - Wed, 16 Oct, 2019 $2599

Trip Map

Trip map for 15D Best of Tajikistan & Uzbekistan

Trip map for 15D Best of Tajikistan & Uzbekistan