Known as the third largest city in Uzbekistan following to Tashkent and Samarkand, Namangan Region In Uzbekistan is situated in the northern part of the Fergana Valley. By the road, Namangan is 300 km from the south east of Tashkent. Namangan Attractions include the most ancient places like monuments, architectural ensemble and settlement. On Uzbekistan Tours, you will watch many ancient places and also the ruins of delightful ancient city of Ahsikent. From 10th to 13th centuries, Ahsikent was the capital of Fergana valley.
As one of the famous Uzbekistan Destinations, Namangan has a spa resort, known as Chartaksay, which functions on the basis of iodine-bromine mineral water. During Uzbekistan Tours, you can visit recreational parks in the valley of Padshaatasay River valley in the mountain spur of Chatkalsky ridge.
Namangan Attractions is also famous for the crafts and you can meet the potters, goldsmiths, coppersmiths, blacksmiths, weavers, dyers, calico-printer fabrics and shoemakers are in this area. You can also buy exclusive craft items from them.
During 17th century, Namangan Region had become a large settlement near to the confluence of the Naryn and Kara Darya rivers. The city got its name from local salt mines called by the local as namak kan where, namak means salt. During Russian occupation, the Namangan district had become the home of Islam, with over 20 madrassahs and 600 mosques.
As one of the iconic Uzbekistan Destinations, Namagan Attractions include many ancient archaeological axcavations.
Visit Hoja Amin Mausoleum, one of the largest mausoleums in the world and the burial place of Amin Hoja, the descendant of famous Tashkent sheikh Khavand Takhur.
Knoan as one of the Namangan Attractions, Akhsikent is an ancient settlement which can be found near Shahand in the Turakurgan district of Namangan with a history more than 2,500 years.
Built in 1806, Muvlon Buva complex was erected by the order of a Kokand ruler to honour the local poet who is buried here. It has a small mosque for funeral prayers. In the complex, the rectangular and arched niches near the entrance and the decorative arcades above the main facade can be found.
The Best Time To Visit Uzbekistan is in spring and autumn season. As EuroAsia Travels is a reputable and experienced tour operator, follow the Uzbekistan Travel Advice from the Uzbekistan Travel Guide For Backpapers as well as other visitors. To know more aboutv us, visit @ http://ea-travel.uz/
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