Khiva One Day Tour – Departure From Tashkent

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Khiva, Uzbekistan
From: $350,00
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1 day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people


English, Russian

About this tour

Embark on a fascinating journey to Khiva, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Uzbekistan’s most well-preserved ancient cities, on this one-day tour from Tashkent. After an early morning departure from Tashkent, you’ll arrive in Urgench and be driven to the historic city of Khiva, which was once an important stop on the Silk Road.

During the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the city’s ancient fortifications and stunning architecture, including the Itchan Kala fortress, which houses several impressive landmarks, such as the Kalta Minor minaret, the Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasah, and the Juma Mosque.

You’ll also have the chance to admire the intricate tile work and colorful mosaics that adorn the walls of the city’s many buildings and visit the Tash Khauli Palace, which was once the residence of the Khivan khans.

In addition to the architectural wonders, you’ll get a glimpse into the daily life of Khiva’s residents as you stroll through its bustling bazaars and colorful streets. You’ll also have the opportunity to sample some of the city’s delicious cuisine, which is influenced by both Central Asian and Persian flavors.

At the end of the tour, you’ll be transferred back to Urgench for your return flight to Tashkent, where you’ll arrive in the evening, tired but satisfied after an unforgettable day exploring the ancient city of Khiva. This tour is perfect for travelers who want to experience the rich history and culture of Uzbekistan but are short on time.


In order to make this tour accessible and comfortable for everyone. We have group & private tour options. This tour can be customizable based on your preferences. Price for larger groups available upon request.


  • Impressive fortresses
  • Stunning architecture
  • Khiva's bustling bazaars and colorful streets
  • Beautiful palace
  • Time efficient


  • Specialized guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses


Ichan Qala

Ichan-Qala is the inner, walled city of Khiva in Uzbekistan. It is one of the best-preserved examples of a Central Asian medieval city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city was founded in the 17th century and contains a number of historical buildings, including palaces, mosques, madrasahs, and mausoleums, dating from the 17th to the 19th century.

Ismail Khodja Mausoleum

The Ismail Khodja Mausoleum is a historic structure located in the city of Ichan-Qala in Khiva, Uzbekistan. It is a religious site that is dedicated to Ismail Khodja, a prominent 16th-century Sufi leader and poet. The mausoleum was built in the late 19th century and is considered one of the most impressive architectural structures in Ichan-Qala, featuring intricate tile work and carvings. The building is a mix of traditional Islamic and Uzbek architectural styles, and its blue domes and intricate facade make it a popular tourist destination.

Muhammed Amin Khan Madrassah

The Muhammad Amin Khan Madrassah is a historic Islamic school located in Ichan-Qala, Khiva, Uzbekistan. It was built in the 19th century and is named after Muhammad Amin Khan, a governor of Khiva at the time. The madrassah features traditional Islamic architecture, including a central courtyard, ornate façade, and domed roof. The building is notable for its intricate tile work and calligraphy, making it a popular tourist destination and an important cultural landmark in Uzbekistan.

Kunya-Ark Castle (XVI-XVI)

Kunya-Ark Castle, also known as the Old Castle, is a historic citadel located in the city of Bukhara, Uzbekistan. Built in the 16th century, the castle served as the royal residence for Bukhara's emirs and was a symbol of their power and prestige. The castle complex consists of several buildings, including a palace, mosque, bathhouse, and administrative offices, all surrounded by high walls and fortifications.

Kalta Minor Tower

Kalta Minor Tower is a prominent landmark in Khiva, Uzbekistan. It was built in the 19th century and was intended to be the tallest minaret in the world. Although construction was never completed, the tower stands at approximately 70 meters high and is considered a masterpiece of Islamic architecture. It is adorned with intricate brick and tile work, including a colorful zigzag pattern known as a "viper's head". Today, Kalta Minor Tower is a popular tourist attraction in Khiva and offers stunning views of the city and its surrounding landscapes.

Tash-Hovli Palace

Tash-Hovli Palace is a historic palace located in Khiva, Uzbekistan. It was built in the 19th century by the Khan of Khiva as a residence for himself and his family. The palace is an example of traditional Uzbek architecture and is known for its intricate tile work, ornate carvings, and beautiful courtyards. Today, Tash-Hovli Palace is a museum showcasing the history and culture of the Khiva region. Visitors can explore the palace's rooms, including the audience hall, bedrooms, and private quarters, and see exhibits of traditional costumes, ceramics, and jewelry.

Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum(XIV-XVIII)

The Pahlavan Mahmud Mausoleum is a historic monument located in the city of Khiva, Uzbekistan. The mausoleum dates back to the XIV-XVIII centuries and is dedicated to Pahlavan Mahmud, who was a famous Central Asian wrestler and saint. The mausoleum is known for its intricate tilework and its dome, which is covered in blue glazed tiles and sits atop a rectangular base. The interior of the mausoleum is also decorated with beautiful frescoes and wood carvings.

Juma Mosque

The Juma Mosque in Khiva is a historic mosque located in the ancient city of Khiva in Uzbekistan. It is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the city, dating back to the 10th century. The mosque features a traditional central dome and multiple smaller domes, as well as intricate tilework and calligraphy. It is known for its spacious interior, which can accommodate up to 2,000 worshipers, and for its wooden columns and ornate carvings.


Fullday (+7hours)



Frequently asked questions

Yes, you can visit Khiva on your own, but a guided tour can offer valuable insights and information that you may not be able to get on your own. Additionally, the tour provides transportation and takes care of flights, which can be convenient for travelers who don't want to deal with the hassle of organizing transportation and entrance tickets.

You cancel the tour 12 hours prior to the tour departure, and you only have to pay ticket cancellation fees. Ticket cancellation fees: USD 50

Yes, children are welcome on the tour. However, it's important to keep in mind that the tour involves a lot of walking and may not be suitable for young children or those with mobility issues.

Yes, there are usually opportunities for shopping or purchasing souvenirs during the tour.

Tour's Location

Khiva, Uzbekistan

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 2-4 2 4 30
2 5-8 5 8 60


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