Located in northeast of Navoi, and in southern part of the Karatau Mountain Range, Sarmish-Say Gorge Attractions includes Sarmish-say Petroglyphs and pictographs. Also known as Sarmish say is the largest gorge which is listed in Uzbekistan Tours for the Stone Age art.
Sarmish Say Gorge Attractions have got the worldwide recognition and significance and the gorge is one of the famous Uzbekistan Destinations. All petroglyphs vary according to their time or period. The oldest petroglyph dated back to Stone Age and Bronze Age. According to the varieties, some are engraved on rocks while some are ochre-based paints. In this art, the plot, styles, application methods, picture compositions vary and make a unique and outstanding art. However, it's very difficult to identify the Age of petroglyphs.
The size of the petroglyphs or rock paintings varies from 30-40 cm to 70-80 cm. In Uzbekistan Tours, you can see all of it and the level of the variations among each other. The petroglyphs in the early Iron Age are different with "animal" style and typical for the nomadic tribes of the Scythians.
Sarmishsay Stone Age Art gallery includes more than 4000 petroglyphs scattered around the gorge for over 2 km distance. Most of the petroglyphs are belongs to the Bronze Age and Stone Age from 7th to 2nd millennium BC
Some of the Pertroglyphs In Sarmishsay are from neolithic age in between 6000 B.C. and 4000 B.C.and also from mesolithic age in between 15000 and 6000 B.C.
You can see the images of hunters of prehistoric times with bows and arrows, wild animals, ritual performance, domestic life of ancient people, and picture series of domestic animals, like dogs, sheep and camel in the petroglyphs. In the latest petroglyphs, there are Arabic inscriptions, armed men and rulers.
If you are interested to see these petroglyphs, spring in March to May and the fall from September to November are the Best Time To Visit Uzbekistan according to Uzbekistan Travel Advice from guide experts.
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The Sarmish-Say Gorge Attractions built in the 13th century has a depth of 13 meters and is covered with a dome of diameter 12 meters. There are three light windows at the bottom.
The Sarmish-Say Gorge Attractions clay for bricks was extracted in the lower reaches of the Amu Darya.
On your Uzbekistan Tours, you will encounter the stories of people from ancient times who were well aware and were pleased with the waterproof, heat-resistant, and thermal insulation properties of the reservoir.
This popular Navoi Attraction was prepared by especially kneading the clay-gel, with the adding up of camel's hair.
After roasting the molded bricks for the year in the sun it was then sent to fire after careful examination.
After this, the bricks again went through another set of the careful selection process by the shape, sound, and other qualities.
This long process of careful examination of the bricks made the reservoir of great resilient strength.
The filtration process of water and the task of keeping it clean was resolved permanently. The water stayed cold as well.
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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