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« Eight days in Uzbekistan

 

Here’s a complete breakdown of costs per person for all the eight days of our trip to Uzbekistan.

Where: Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Shahrisabz
Transport: Airlines, Car, Train
When: June 2016, for eight days
Who: One backpacker
Currency: Uzbek Som (UZS)

Note: All values in USD, unless otherwise mentioned, are approximate and based on the exchange rate at the time of publishing. Each cost is for one adult. The exchange rate at the time of visiting is assumed to be USD 1 = UZS 6,000.

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What Cost Notes
International flight – TAS to LAX $760 Return flight from Tashkent (TAS) to Los Angeles (LAX) via İstanbul on Turkish Airlines. Economy class.
International flight – LAX to TAS $10.60 Extra fees for flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Tashkent (TAS) via İstanbul on Turkish Airlines, using 80K miles business class.
Visa Fees $70 For single entry, valid for 30 days.
Shipping fees $48 Sending passport to Uzbekistan consulate in Washington D.C. and back.
Tour $965 Booked for 9-days, including PayPal fees.
Total Costs $1,853.60 Per person
Overall Costs $1,853.60 Per person

 

Day 1 – Tashkent, Khiva

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What Cost Notes
Meals at Chorsu Bazaar $2 Sweets, meat, fruits, etc. – UZS 12,000
Dinner $5 At Mirzaboshi restaurant in Khiva – UZS 30,000
Souvenirs $6.67 Fridge Magnets & decorated plate – UZS 40,000.
Water & snacks $1.67 From local store – UZS 10,000
Total Costs $15.34 Per person
Overall Costs $1,868.94 Per person

 

Day 2 – Khiva

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What Cost Notes
Souvenirs $6.67 Fridge magnets, postal stamps, postcards – approx UZS 40,000.
Lunch $1.67 UZS 10,000 for one person.
Viewing tower $0.83 UZS 5,000 per person.
Islam Khoja complex Minaret $0.83 UZS 5,000 per person.
Cultural Dance show $9.17 Entrance UZS 10,000. Drinks and tips UZS 45,000.
Dinner $4.17 UZS 25,000 for one person.
Tip to tour guide $20 Khiva tour guide.
Water & snacks $3.33 From local store. UZS 20,000.
Total Costs $46.67 Per person
Overall Costs $1,915.61 Per person

 

Day 3 – Khiva to Bukhara

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What Cost Notes
Lunch $1.67 On the road to Bukhara – UZS 10,000
Dinner $6.67 At Budreddin restaurant in Bukhara – UZS 40,000
Souvenirs $1.67 Fridge Magnets – UZS 10,000.
Water & snacks $1.67 From local store – UZS 10,000
Total Costs $11.68 Per person
Overall Costs $1,927.29 Per person

 

Day 4 – Bukhara

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What Cost Notes
Lunch $5.83 Inside Sarrafon Market – UZS 35,000
Ice-cream $0.83 Near Lyabi Hauz – UZS 5,000
Dinner $7.50 At Lyabi Hauz restaurant – UZS 45,000
Souvenirs $8.33 Fridge Magnets, carved metallic plate – UZS 50,000.
Water & snacks $1.67 From local store – UZS 10,000
Total Costs $24.16 Per person
Overall Costs $1,941.45 Per person

 

Day 5 – Bukhara

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What Cost Notes
Lunch $1.00 Street stall serving bread – UZS 3,000 each. UZS 6,000 in total.
Dinner $10.83 Minzifa Restaurant – UZS 65,000
Water & snacks $1.67 From local store – UZS 10,000
Tip to tour guide $30 Bukhara tour guide.
Total Costs $43.50 Per person
Overall Costs $1,984.95 Per person

 

Day 6 – Shahrisabz, Samarkand

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What Cost Notes
Lunch $1.33 Kabob wrap at Shahrisabz – UZS 8,000
Dinner $5.83 Malika Prime hotel’s Restaurant – UZS 35,000
Water & snacks $1.67 From local store – UZS 10,000
Tip to tour guide $10 Shahrisabz tour guide.
Total Costs $18.83 Per person
Overall Costs $2,003.78 Per person

 

Day 7 – Samarkand

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What Cost Notes
Lunch $3 At Samarkand – UZS 18,000
Dinner $9.16 Platan Restaurant – UZS 55,000
Water & snacks $1.67 From local store – UZS 10,000
Tip to tour guide $20 Samarkand tour guide.
Total Costs $33.83 Per person
Overall Costs $2,037.61 Per person

 

Day 8 – Samarkand to Tashkent

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What Cost Notes
Lunch $6.67 Japanese-Uzbek fusion food – UZS 40,000
Dinner $4.16 Shodlik Restaurant – UZS 25,000
Water & snacks $1.67 From local store – UZS 10,000
Tip to driver $40 The same driver who drove me around the country.
Total Costs $52.50 Per person
Overall Costs $2,090.11 Per person

 

Miscellaneous

What Cost Notes
Souvenirs & things missed $20 Additional costs.
Overall Costs $2,110.11 Per person

 

 
 
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« Eight days in Uzbekistan


EIGHT DAYS IN UZBEKISTAN

 

 
Planning
Planning & Information
Visa, tips, details of planning.

 
Day 1
Tashkent, Khiva
Sights of Tashkent & flying to Khiva.

 
Day 2
Khiva
Sights of the fortress city of Ichon Qala.

 
Day 3
Khiva to Bukhara
Traveling from Khiva to Bukhara.

 
Day 4
Bukhara
Sights of Bukhara.

 
Day 5
Bukhara
Sights of Bukhara.

 
Day 6
Shahrisabz, Samarkand
Traveling to & sights of Shahrisabz, over to Samarkand.

 
Day 7
Samarkand
Sights of Samarkand.

 
Day 8
Samarkand to Tashkent
Traveling from Samarkand to Tashkent.

Expenses
How much did it cost?
List of all the expenses.
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