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AWTU - Best of Tajikistan & Uzbekistan

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. This is a tour for all kinds of adventurers.

Inclusions

Your Local Living Moment: Community Homestay, Kuli Iskandarkul Your Local Living Moment: Overnight in a Yurt, Aydar Kul 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
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $2,749
Start Location
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
End Location
Tashkent, Tajikistan
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
24 Apr 201908 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
01 May 201915 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
15 May 201929 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
22 May 201905 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
26 May 201909 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
29 May 201912 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
02 Jun 201916 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
05 Jun 201919 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
12 Jun 201926 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
19 Jun 201903 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
26 Jun 201910 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
30 Jun 201914 Jul 20193AUD $2,749
03 Jul 201917 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
10 Jul 201924 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
17 Jul 201931 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
24 Jul 201907 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
28 Jul 201911 Aug 20195AUD $2,819
31 Jul 201914 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
07 Aug 201921 Aug 20198AUD $2,819
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28 Aug 201911 Sep 20198AUD $2,819
04 Sep 201918 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
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15 Sep 201929 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
18 Sep 201902 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,749 
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ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Dushanbe
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Dushanbe/Kuli Iskandarkul
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.
Day 3 - Kuli Iskandarkul
Spend a full day exploring. Hike in the mountains to an impressive waterfall. After a picnic lunch, return to Sarytag village.
Day 4 - Kuli Iskandarkul/Khujand
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.
Day 5 - Khujand/Tashkent
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.
Day 6 - Tashkent
Enjoy a free day to explore.
Day 7 - Tashkent/Samarkand
Travel on to Samarkand. Take an orientation walk and opt to visit the Amir Timur Mausoleum.
Day 8 - Samarkand
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.
Day 9 - Samarkand/Aydar Kul Camp
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.
Day 10 - Aydar Kul Camp/Bukhara
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).
Day 11 - Bukhara
Take a half-day guided walk around the beautifully restored mosques, madrassas, and covered markets that make up the Old City.
Day 12 - Bukhara/Khiva
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.
Day 13 - Khiva
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 caf in this ancient historical town.
Day 14 - Khiva/Tashkent
Take a short flight back to Tashkent and enjoy a city tour or explore on your own with some free time.
Day 15 - Tashkent
Depart at any time.