Best Time to Visit Uzbekistan is during spring and autumn (April to May, and September to early November). From November to March it can be very cold, but this also brings clear, bright skies which provide an exceptional backdrop to any photos you take during your Uzbekistan Tours.
Here is our climate guide on the Best Season to Visit Uzbekistan:
Uzbekistan Climate is extremely continental climate owing to its location at the centre of the Eurasian landmass.
The hottest period, known as the chillya, is from late June to mid-August when temperatures frequently reach 40°C or even higher.
Autumn the Uzbekistan Weather is warm and pleasant, and the bazaars are full of fruit and vegetables.
In winter (beginning in late October on the steppe and December in the south, and generally lasting into March), temperatures may fall to -15°C in the cities and as low as -30°C in the steppe and mountains, with limited precipitation.
Much of Uzbekistan is arid and has little rainfall. Humidity is generally low and annual rainfall is typically 100–200mm, stunting the growth of crops and other flora during the summer months.
Visiting Uzbekistan in January – February
The January and February months are the coldest of the winter months and it is not the ideal time to Uzbekistan. In the winter months, temperatures drift around the point of freezing, and you have the place to yourself.
Visiting Uzbekistan in March – April
From mid-March, the temperature begins to warm up. Late in March and early April are genuinely calm periods to have a tour of Uzbekistan.
Visiting Uzbekistan in May – June
The Best Time to Go To Uzbekistan is from mid-April to early June is as the temperatures are warm without being very high – regularly mid to high 20s Celsius (50 to 60 Fahrenheit).
Visiting Uzbekistan in July – August
The hottest and driest months of the year in Uzbekistan are July and August, with temperatures in the range of 30o Celsius (over 80 degrees Fahrenheit). Hiking is suitable during these months.
Visiting Uzbekistan in September – October
In September the temperatures begin to drop off and this is the Best Time to Travel to Uzbekistan. This period is full of fun to explore the nation’s fascinating old towns and Islamic design and more.
Visiting Uzbekistan in November – December
For a trip to Uzbekistan Best Time to Visit is when the temperatures drops and winter falls. This can be a magnificent time to make your excursion if it’s all the same to you dressing up warmly.
Uzbekistan experiences cold winters and extremely hot summers. Therefore, the best time to visit Tashkent or other historic cities and monuments is in spring or autumn. More specifically Best Time to Visit Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, and more are from April to May or September to early November. During these periods, you can expect warm and dry weather, without the heat of the desert becoming unbearably hot.
Springtime brings many species of wildflower into bloom, such as tulips and red poppies, making this a beautiful time to hike in the Tien Shan Mountains. Autumn is then the time for harvest, with Uzbekistan’s colourful markets packed with fresh fruits and wine. Despite the seasonal differences, Uzbekistan is still very much a year-round destination.
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There is nothing as per law in Uzbek that a woman must wear, so you can bring your clothes that you love to wear. However, the country has its own culture and we believe you won’t like to offend it. So, we recommend packing some light shirts, t-shirts, jeans and long-sleeved dresses covering knees. You need to wear a scarf or something that covers your head while entering a mosque. You can pack some swim-dress to wear near your pool at your hotel.
Well, it’s really up to you. Bring as much as you want to spend in Uzbekistan. The country is not much expensive but most for paying most of the things you will need cash. Cards are not much accepted here. You can exchange your money at the airport or in any hotel or banks of Uzbekistan (both in private & govt. bank). Keep in mind that you need to pay tips in restaurants and to porters (not mandatory, but expected as it’s almost a custom to tip).
No, drinking tap water isn’t considered safe in Uzbekistan. We highly recommend using bottled water while you are in Uzbekistan. Also, make sure to eat clean and well-cooked food. If you are visiting Uzbek inn hot time make sure to keep big water bottles as you will feel thirsty due to the hot climate especially in the day time.
Well, the answer is No. Uzbekistan is not only a magical country with a rich history and spectacular natural beauty but also a very friendly country to visit. If you are afraid of if it is safe, then let us tell you even the country is safe for solo woman travelers. Uzbek people are warm and friendly. They will easily welcome you as their guest. Choose a reliable tour operator and explore the best of the country without any fear.
Of course, you can avail alcohol in Uzbekistan. It is kind of part of their life. Alcohol is taken by many Uzbek people especially, the Russians. Soviet people introduced Vodka and other alcoholic drinks that are now a part of their life. However, some very strict Muslims don’t prefer drinking. However, it is allowed and legal in the country.
Uzbekistan is famous for its ancient cities like Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, Termez, and Tashkent that are explained in many historical stories. These places have some stunning old Islamic architecture buildings that make it famous. As well, the natural beauty, mountains, and rich history of the country usually fascinate its travelers.
Uzbek people eat many types of food in their daily life. The dishes of Uzbekistan are delicious. Mostly they eat and drink soups, meat dishes, floury dishes, bread, milk, and oriental sweets. They share their culinary style mostly with Turkic people. Mostly they have a whole meal in one pot. You can try some local cuisine during your visit to Uzbekistan like; Plov, Shashlik, Lagman Soup, Shurpa, Dimlama, Chuchvara, Samsa, and more.
While visiting to Uzbek you are recommended to have the following vaccination-
The country is best to visit at any time except the summer season (July & August). During these 2 months, the country is at its highest temperature that goes up to 40-degree Celsius. However, spring and autumn are a great time to visit Uzbek i.e. from April to May and September to early November. During this period the country remains dry with a clear sky and cool temp.
The tropical climate of the country is great for malaria mosquitoes; hence once malaria was the worst health threat in Uzbekistan. To protect people from falling ill in malaria the govt. of Uzbek has taken various steps and in 2010 the country became malaria-free. Now it has won the WHO certificate as a malaria-free country. Hence, you can stay stress-free about malaria.
In July 2018, Uzbekistan started an E-visa facility and there are 76 nationalists can apply for a visa online. You can go to the official E-visa site, and apply for your e-visa by filling a form online. The total cost is 20USD. It takes 2 to 3 working days for processing your visa and then you can get a confirmation in your mail. The payment you can do only in the working hours. If you are not from a country where you can go for e-visa, then you can go with the traditional way. You can book it from the embassy.
There are 21 countries that enjoy visa free entry to Uzbekistan. Here is the cost for Uzbekistan-
Cost for 30-days single-entry or multiple-entry visa- US$60 to US$100 for most nationalities
Cost for 30-days single-entry or multiple-entry visa - $160 for US nationalities
Additional entry cost- $10Per entry