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Uzbekistan holidays take you on an unforgettable journey to the heart of the old Silk Route, a mesmerising destination replete with exquisite architecture and ancient culture.

Uzbekistan’s jewels in the crown are undoubtedly the three great Silk Road cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva.

A major trading city since the time of Alexander the Great, Samarkand flourished under the rule of the Persian Empire, attracting the finest builders, craftsmen, philosophers and scientists, whose workmanship can still be admired today in the Registan,a majestic square lined on three sides by the exquisite, turquoise-tiled facades of three madrasahs.

Central Asia’s holiest city, Bukhara was the centre of commerce, religion and culture for thousands of years and today boasts over 350 mosques and 100 religious colleges.

Khiva is a town made for walking, compact, well maintained and basking in beautiful desert light. The ancient delights of Kukhna Ark Fortress, the turquoise-tiled Islom-Khodja and the mausoleum of Pakhlavan Makhmud can all be found within the walled inner town of Itchan Kala, whilst outside the walls lie prestigious Madrassahs, delicate minarets and opulent palaces.

As beguiling as the ancient cities of Uzbekistan are, the Soviet occupation has also left a very interesting mark. The capital Tashkent was rebuilt in the Soviet style following an earthquake and has many interesting Soviet relics, statues and architecture. Perhaps even more surprising is the remote and isolated city of Nukus, home to the Igor Savitskiy Museum which houses one of the world’s finest collections of Soviet avant-garde art from the 1920s and 30s.

Uzbekistan also has a rugged and rocky landscape with deserts, mountains and valleys interspersed with pockets of fertile, green land. The combination of spectacular countryside and classic Islamic architecture make this nation a visual delight. Lastly this is also an extremely friendly country, where you will feel genuinely welcome by the people you meet on your holiday in Uzbekistan.

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Top Holidays to Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

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Ultimate Uzbekistan

Ultimate Uzbekistan

12 days from £3,290pp

Fully inclusive of Tour & Flights

Tashkent - Nukus - Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent
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Road to Samarkand

Road to Samarkand

7 Reviews
22 days from £5,590pp

Fully Inclusive of Tour & Flights

Bishkek - Cholpon Ata - Karakol - Naryn - Chong Kemin - Tashkent - Samarkand - Bukhara - Khiva - Tashkent
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Journey through Central Asia

Journey through Central Asia

27 days from £7,290pp

Fully Inclusive of Tour & Flights

Bishkek – Chon Kemin – Bokonbayevo – Karakol – Almaty – Dushanbe – Khujand – Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara – Khiva – Mary - Ashgabat
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Things to see in in Uzbekistan

No trip to Uzbekistan would be complete without seeing one of the wonders listed below.

Amazing places to go in Uzbekistan

Award-winning Guiding...

Award-winning Guiding...

All of our holidays in Uzbekistan are accompanied by a dedicated National Escort throughout. We task them with the responsibility to keep you safe, happy, inspired and entertained and they respond with Gusto! Guiding you through the intricacies and eccentricities of the Uzbek way of doing things with expert ease.

All of our National Escorts in Uzbekistan...

  • Have a minimum of five years experience in guiding
  • Are fluent in English
  • Are unparalleled experts, born and raised in the local area
  • Go through rigorous and constant training
  • Are at your service 24 hours a day
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Useful and Interesting

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Uzbekistan:

Time Difference - GMT +5 Approx. Flight Time - 9 Hours Visa Required? - Yes Capital City - Tashkent Population - 32 Million Dialing Code - +998 Currency - Som

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