9 days in Bukhara & Khiva Itinerary

9 days in Bukhara & Khiva Itinerary

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9 days in Bukhara & Khiva Itinerary

Start: Bukhara
1
Bukhara
— 4 nights
taxi + train:  10​h 30​min
2
Khiva
— 2 nights
train + taxi:  10​h 30​min
End: Bukhara

4
nights
Bukhara

Bukhara ©
Inhabited for millennia, the city of Bukhara boasts a World Heritage-listed center teeming with historic mosques, madrassas, pools, and ancient ruins.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turki Jangi Mausoleum and Kosh Madrasah. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs and Spas. Change things up with a short trip to Karavan-Sarai Rabati Malik in Navoiy (about 1h 55 min away). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Fayzulla Khujayev House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bukhara Synagogue, admire the striking features of Balyand Mosque, and gain insight at Gaukushan Madrasah.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bukhara driving holiday planning website .

If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major airport is Bukhara Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Bukhara can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bukhara

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Karavan-Sarai Rabati Malik, Poykent, Gijduvan ceramics of The Narzullaevs
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Kosh Madrasah ©
Kosh Madrasah
Fayzulla Khujayev House ©
Fayzulla Khujayev House
Balyand Mosque ©
Balyand Mosque

2
nights
Khiva

Khiva ©
With an illustrious history as a main stop along the Great Silk Road, Khiva boasts remarkably well-preserved cultural attractions and a beautiful historic core.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tomb of Sayid Allauddin and Nurullaboy Saroyi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kalta Minor Minaret and Qutlugh Murad Inaq Madrasah. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Pahlovon Mahmud Mausoleum, admire the striking features of Alla Kuki Khan Madrasah, explore the ancient world of Itchan Kala, and step into the grandiose world of Chodra Hovli.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Khiva trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and train from Bukhara to Khiva in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Bukhara in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Khiva, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Khiva

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Tomb of Sayid Allauddin ©
Tomb of Sayid Allauddin
Kalta Minor Minaret ©
Kalta Minor Minaret
Ota Darvoza ©
Ota Darvoza