Uzbekistan

Retrace the footsteps of Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan and Tamerlane along the Silk Road, the famous ancient route that brought the flow of trade and knowledge from East to West. Tour Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, the striking oasis cities of the Silk Road, and admire the vaulted domes, towering minarets and intricate tile work of medieval Islamic architecture, including Samarkand's spectacular Registan Square.

Enjoy the museums, monuments and markets of Tashkent; tour ancient palaces, mosques and mausoleums; wander the narrow streets of walled cities and shop for colourful carpets, silks and ceramics in bustling bazaars.

Cycle your way through contrasting desert and mountain landscapes, and engage with the cultures and age-old traditions of local communities by camping under the stars in the Kyzyl Kum desert.

From engaging city tours and comfortable cycle journeys, to more challenging treks and mountaineering expeditions, World Expeditions leads a host of unique adventures tailored to get you deep into the heart of Central Asia.


 

Innovative itineraries

Whether you are hiking, cycling or touring through Uzbekistan, the country offers endless adventures for the active traveller. Famous for its mosques, mausoleums, and Silk Road sites, our adventures encompass the highlights of the impressive and ancient culture.

Experienced local guides

Our local experts aren't just guides; they are also keen adventurers like you. Their passion for exploring their country will shine through as they share their local knowledge and take care of all logistics to ensure your journey is a smooth one.

Ultimate value

Our Uzbekistan itineraries offer great value for money, featuring park permit fees and fully supported camping accommodation. We aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost such as most meals and private, air conditioned transportation, eliminating the need for you to carry large sums of money.


 

Leave No Trace

We operate our itineraries following the principles of Leave No Trace, ensuring that we take out all waste that we bring in and more where possible.

Child safe tourism

Children working and living in tourist areas are especially vulnerable to physical, emotional and sexual abuse. We protect vulnerable children by adhering to our Child Protection Code of Conduct.

Animal welfare focus

We advocate for cruelty free animal encounters, encouraging travellers to follow the guidelines in our comprehensive Animal Welfare Code of Conduct as we seek to inform stakeholders about animal welfare matters.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.

Camping

Enjoy our fully supported camping in quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.

Homestay

Gain wonderful insight into the local culture during a homestay, a style of accommodation where a local family opens their home to you.

Inns

We use quality inns, typically situated in natural environments. They are not luxury inns however we ensure they offer you a truly authentic experience.


A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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