Historical Tourism in Uzbekistan to the three jewels of Khiva, Bukhara, and Samarkand that are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites is a great opportunity for the lovers of art and architecture on Uzbekistan Tours. We suggest you start with Samarkand, which is also the former home to some of the finest architects who have been credited with creating the masterpieces of Gur-Emir Mausoleum and Registan Square.
Our customized Uzbekistan Tourism Packages will take you to Bukhara which is popular for its holy sites and historical landmarks; Khiva, which is known for its open-air museum that captures the exotic atmosphere of the Silk Road; The most impressive destinations like Termez, which is a Buddhist center on the southern border of Shahrisabz, the birthplace of the great warrior Tamerlane.
Here we have some great Historical Tourism in Uzbekistan Facts for the curious minds:
The country has the longest history of human habitation. Starting from the Old Stone Age humans that lived here in a country that is now known as Uzbekistan.
This country is sitting between two large rivers Amu Darya and Syr Darya which is one of the oldest nations with human habitation in the world.
Uzbekistan's History is ages old full of great individuals, the invasions from rulers outside, the rebels from Uzbek people, and standing on its own after all of this.
Uzbekistan got its independence recently in 1991 from the long rule of the Soviet Union.
Uzbekistan Tourism attracts people worldwide for the amazing destinations that the country provides:
It is the historical capital city and is home to the Registan complex, the tomb of Tamerlane at Guri- Emir Mausoleum, Shahi-Zinda Mausoleum, Ulugbek Observatory, and the imposing Bibi-Khanum Mosque.
Travel back to the centuries-old alleyways of Bukhara and visit the 5thcentury fortress known as the ‘Ark’ or the nearby Zindon jail and Kalon mosque.
Khiva is a magical land with great structures likeIchon-Qalainside which lies the Juma Mosque, Tosh-Hovli Palace, and Islom-Hoja Madrassa containing the Museum of Fine Arts that you must visit on your Uzbekistan Tours.
Termez located on the border of Afghanistan boasts the impressive Termiz Archaeological Museum, Karatepa Buddhist monastery remains, and Sultan Saodat Memorial Complex.
Uzbekistan played an important role in Asian history as Great craftworks created here were traded in the west and east through Silk Road. Uzbekistan still plays a key role when a new silk route is being created and people all over the world come to see it.
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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