Uzbekistan expeditions (Silk Route – Uzbekistan & Kyrgyzstan)

Uzbekistan at a glance

Population: 30 million

Terrain: Mountains and desert

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Previous school expeditions

Every World Challenge Expedition is unique. Here are some examples of expeditions we’ve put together for previous schools. Take a look to get some inspiration for your trip, and an idea of what is possible with World Challenge.

The Silk Route – glaciers, home-stays and cities

28 days

Day 1

Build-up day. Say goodbye to your loved ones before a final kit check, safety briefings and heading to the airport.

Day 2
Outbound Flight

Depart home for Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Day 3-4

Explore the capital city, meet with the In-Country Agent and shop for supplies

Day 5-8

Ala-Archa National Park and Kyrgyz Range acclimatisation trek

Day 9

Travel to Karakol, preparation for main trek

Day 10-16

Terskey Alatau Range in Tien-Shan Mountains main trek

Day 17-18

Return to Bishkek and transit through Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan

Day 19-20

Arrive in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Explore the city, confirm project arrangements and meet with In-Country Agent

Day 21-25

Nuratau Mountains home-stay village project

Day 26-29

Shop for souvenirs and explore the architecture of the Silk Route cities of Bukhara and Samarkand

Day 30

Return to Tashkent by train

Day 31
Inbound Flight

Depart Tashkent for home

Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan Itinerary

Ala Archa National Park & Chimgan Mountains

28 days

Day 1

Build-up day. Say goodbye to your loved ones before a final kit check, safety briefings and heading to the airport.

Day 2
Outbound Flight

Flight from home to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Day 3-5

Explore the capital city, meet with the In-Country Agent and shop for supplies

Day 6-10

Ala-Archa National Park in the Kyrgyz Range acclimatisation trek

Day 11-15

Orphanage renovation project

Day 16-17

Return to Bishkek and transit through Kazakhstan by vehicle

Day 18-19

Arrive in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Explore the city, confirm project arrangements and meet with the In-Country Agent

Day 20-25

Chimgan Mountain Range in Western Tian Shan Mountains trek

Day 26

Overnight stay in desert yurt camp

Day 27-29

Shop for souvenirs and explore the Silk Route cities of Bukhara and Samarkand

Day 30

Return to Tashkent by train

Day 31
Inbound Flight

Depart Tashkent for home

Uzbekistan home-stay adventure trek

14 days

Day 1

Build-up day. Say goodbye to your loved ones before a final kit check, safety briefings and heading to the airport.

Day 2
Outbound Flight

Depart home for Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Day 3-4

Explore the capital city, meet the In-Country Agent and shop for supplies

Day 5-7

Nuratau Mountains village community project

Day 8

Shop for souvenirs and explore the architecture of the Silk Road cites, Bukhara and Samarkand

Day 9

Return to Tashkent via train

Day 10-15

Chimgan Mountain Range in western Tian Shan Mountains trek

Day 16
Inbound Flight

Depart Tashkent for home

An amazing region which is off the beaten track, offering world-class mountain adventures, stunning architecture and nomadic traditions, all in a unique natural environment.
James, our Uzbekistan Expedition Planning Manager

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expedition for your students

Mountains and desert