Short Uzbekistan Tours

If you happen to be in Uzbekistan for a couple of days, head out to a new place with a short tour and discover a new destination with Advantour!

2-day Tour to Khiva from Tashkent

2-day Tour to Khiva from Tashkent

This Two-Day Khiva Tour is one of our most popular short tours. From Tashkent, fly to Khiva and take two days to explore this ancient city and its many incredible sights.

Kunya-Ark, Alauddinkhan Mausoleum, Mukhammad Aminkhan madrasah etc.

Details2 Days | All year round
from US$ 395 / person

Two-day Bukhara & Samarkand Tour

Two-day Bukhara & Samarkand Tour

Double your fun with a two-day trip to two of Uzbekistan’s best cities. This is the best Uzbekistan tour for those who don’t want to miss any of the biggest monuments, but who are also short on time.

Bukhara, Samarkand

Details2 Days | All year round
from US$ 330 / person

Samarkand Two-Day Tour by Train (from Tashkent)

Two-day Samarkand Tour by Train

Head back to the Middle Ages with the Two-Day Samarkand Tour by Train. This is the best tour for maximizing your time in Samarkand, with stops at all of the major sights and tastes of the local cuisine.

Samarkand

Details2 Days | All year round
from US$ 270 / person

Tour to Fergana Valley

Tour to Fergana Valley

Visit the palace of the last Kokand Khan, the workshop of local blue ceramics artisans, and the silk mill in Margilan, where famous Margilan silk is made. This best tour to the Fergana Valley has it all, from history to artistry and more.

Kokand, Rishtan, Fergana, Margilan

Details2 Days | All year round
from US$ 350 / person

Tour to Termez

Tour to Termez

This two-day cultural tour explores Termez, the ancient center of Buddhist culture in Central Asia. Walk through ancient monasteries, see the summer residence of local rulers, and learn about this region’s multicultural history.

Fortress Kyrk-Kyz, Buddha's stupa, Fayaz-Tepe, Mausoleum of Al-Hakim at-Termezi etc.

Details2 Days | All year round
from US$ 230 / person

Tour to Nukus: the Museum of Art named after I.V. Savitsky

Tour to Nukus: the Savitsky Museum

This cultural tour takes you through the Savitsky Museum, with one of the world’s largest collections of Russian avant-garde art and Central Asian applied art. Take extra time for sights in and around Nukus.

Savitsky museum, Mizdakhan Necropolis, fortress Gyaur-Kala

Details1 Day | All year round
from US$ 55 / person

Two-day Aydarkul and Sarmishsay Tour

Aydarkul and Sarmishsay Tour

This active short tour takes you to Sharmishsay, with a unique gallery of over 10,000 petroglyphs. Then, experience a taste of the nomadic life, with a visit to Aydarkul Lake, where you can go swimming, ride a camel, and stay in a yurt.

Nurata, Sarmish-Say, Aydarkul

Details2 Days | Spring, summer, autumn
from US$ 250 / person

Tour to Nukus and Khiva

Nukus and Khiva Tour

This two-day tour takes you to Nukus and Khiva. Tour the Savitsky Museum, the world’s second largest collection of 20th century Russian avant-garde art, and Khiva, an open-air museum and the first site in Central Asia to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Nukus, Khiva, Urgench

Details2 Days | All year round
from US$ 155 / person

Two-day Samarkand & Shahrisabz Tour

Samarkand & Shahrisabz Tour

Get to know Samarkand and Shahrisabz, the ancient capitals and cosmopolitan centers of Central Asia. Visit Registan Square in Samarkand, Ak-Saray Palace and Shahrisabz, plus historical mausoleums, mosques, and more.

Samarkand, Shahrisabz

Details2 Days | All year round
from US$ 270 / person

Two-day Bukhara Tour

Two-day Bukhara Tour

Set aside two days for Bukhara, a city with over 2,000 years of history. After visiting the Lyabi-Khauz Ensemble, the legendary Ark Fortress, the Chor Bakr Necropolis, and all the other sites the city has to offer, you’ll have a deeper appreciation of the city and its history.

Lyabi-Khauz Ensemble, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Chor-Minor Madrasah, trade domes etc.

Details2 Days | All year round
from US$ 300 / person

Best of Bukhara 3-Day Tour from Tashkent

Best of Bukhara 3-Day Tour

Best of Bukhara 3-Day Tour is the perfect introduction to an ancient city which is now one of the top destinations for tourism in Uzbekistan. Highlights of this tour include guided excursions of Old Bukhara and the chance to create your own pottery and purchase special souvenirs at the ceramics workshop in Gijduvan.

Bukhara, Gijduvan

Details3 Days | All year round
from US$ 460 / person

Chimgan Mountains - Gulkam Canyon: Tours to Uzbekistan

Gulkam Canyon

From May to October, Uzbekistan’s mountains appear in front of travellers in all their splendour. Take a day trip out of the city to visit Chimgan and the Gulkam Canyon, admire the dramatic canyon scenery and enjoy a relaxing picnic near the famous waterfalls.

Chimgan

Details1 Day | Mid-May - early October

Yangiabad Tour

Yangiabad Tour

The Yangiabad Mountains are a real treasure for trekkers. With their pure air, rich with the scents of pine trees and flowering herbs, the Yangiabad Mountains enchant with their untouched nature and light blue skies.

Yangiabad tourist lodge, Pigeon gorge and waterfall, Chilten river etc.

Details2 Days | Spring, summer, autumn

Chimgan and Charvak Tour

Chimgan and Charvak Tour

This one-day tour finds room for the Chimgan Mountains and the landscapes of Charvak. The rich sights are complemented by lunch at a mountain restaurant under the immense plane trees.

Chimgan, Charvak, Beldersay

Details1 Day | Spring, summer, autumn

Wine Tour to Uzumfermer Family Winery

Wine Tour to Uzumfermer Family Winery

Would you like to learn about the process of making wine, from growing grapes in the vineyards to getting the wine to the store shelves, and learn the secrets of real winemaking? If so, join us on a wine tour to Uzumfermer Family Winery.

Uzumfermer Winery

Details1 Day | Spring, summer, autumn

Penjikent Day Trip from Samarkand

Penjikent Day Trip from Samarkand

This day trip will take you to the modern day city of Penjikent, Tajikistan from Samarkand. The city is famous for its ancient ruins, modern bazaar, and status as the birthplace of Rudaki, a famous Persian poet.

modern Penjikent, ancient Penjikent

Details1 Day | All year round

Two-Day Tour to Penjikent and the Seven Lakes from Samarkand

Two-Day Tour to Penjikent and the Seven Lakes from Samarkand

This two-day tour from Samarkand takes you to the ruins of ancient Penjikent, the birthplace of the poet Rudaki. The second day heads out of Penjikent to Sarazm, which was a developed city over 3,500 years ago, and then continues to the Seven Lakes, the jewels of the Fann Mountains.

All year round

Details2 Days | Penjikent, ancient Penjikent, Sarazm settlement, Seven lakes, Fann mountains

Khudjand and Istaravshan Tour from Tashkent

Khudjand and Istaravshan Tour

Explore these two ancient cities, well known for their blue domes and tall minarets. This is the best tour to discover Khujand and Istaravshan, brush up on your history and architecture, or explore new interests and locations.

Khujand, Istaravshan

Details2 Days | All year round

From Tashkent to Turkestan Tour

From Tashkent to Turkestan Tour

Travel from Tashkent to Turkestan, a historical and cultural center in southern Kazakhstan. Visit the Khoja Ahmed Yasawi complex, ancient palaces and temples, and learn about the 1,500 years of history here.

Shaulder village, Otrar, Khodja Akhmed Yassavi Complex etc.

Details2 Days | All year round

Tour to Kunya-Urgench and Darvaza (from Khiva)

Tour to Kunya-Urgench and Darvaza (from Khiva)

Cross Turkmenistan’s desert to get to two main sights, the ruins of Kunya-Urgench and the Darvaza Gas Crater. This is the best tour for combining Turkmenistan’s cultural history with a night in nature, in the Karakum Desert.

Kunya-Urgench, Darvaza gas crater

Details2 Days | Spring, summer, autumn

Nurata Mountains and Aydarkul Lake Tour

Nurata Mountains and Aydarkul Lake Tour

This three-day tour will show you how people have lived in the Kyzylkum Desert for centuries. For those who want to get away from the cities, this is the best Uzbekistan tour to see how nomads and villagers have made their homes for centuries.

Bukhara, Nurata, Kyzyl Kum desert, Nurata mountains, Samarkand

Details3 Days | Spring, summer, autumn

Aral Sea & Savitsky Museum Tour

Aral Sea & Savitsky Museum Tour

Explore the beautiful sights of western Uzbekistan, from the Ustyurt Plateau and the Aral Sea to Muynak, with its ship cemetery, to the large collection of Russian avant-garde art at the Savitsky Museum.

Nukus, Muynak, Ustyurt Plateau, Aral Sea, Kurgancha, Sudochie lake, Kungrad, Mizdakhan, Gyaur-Kala

Details3 Days | Spring, summer, autumn

2 Day Aral Sea Tour

2 Day Aral Sea Tour

This the best tour to introduce you to the Aral Sea and its surroundings, with stops at the Ustyurt Plateau, the ship graveyard in Muynak, the Mizdakhan Necropolis, and other sites.

Muynak, Ustyurt Plateau, Aral Sea, Kurgancha Kala, Sudochie lake, Kungrad, Mizdakhan, Gyaur-Kala

Details2 Days | Spring, summer, autumn

Tour to Aydarkul Lake

Tour to Aydarkul Lake

Travel to the edge of the Kyzylkum Desert, to Aydarkul Lake. See the religious and cultural sights of Nurata, and then spend a night in a yurt, where you can ride a camel and experience nomadic life for yourself.

Nurata, Yurt Camp, Aydarkul lake

Details2 Days | Spring, summer, autumn

Tour to Khujand from Tashkent

Tour to Khujand

This one-day best tour from Tashkent to Khujand, Tajikistan, takes you to the northern border of Alexander the Great’s empire.

Historical-Ethnographic & Archeological Museums, Timur-Malik Fortress, Mosque and Madrasah of Shaikh Muslihiddin, Payshanba Bazaar

Details1 Day | All year round

If you only have a couple days in Uzbekistan, make the most of your time with a short Uzbekistan tour. Choose from active tours to take you outside the cities or excursions through Uzbekistan’s most famous sites.

Get to know Tashkent with day tours through the Old Town, which introduces you to the long history of the city. Or take a classic short Uzbekistan tour to the most interesting sites in Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Or else, head out of the city to the petroglyphs near Sarmishsay, or spend the night in a yurt in the desert.