As the capital of the land surrounded by the double land locked countries, Tashkent is easily accessible for Tashkent Tours.
As located on Great Silk Road from China to western countries, Tashkent Transportation includes the connection with Uzbekistan's main roads, Tashkent Public Transport Routes, and the borders with both Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.
For Tashkents Tours, it's easy to go from or to Tashkent for any place or city of Uzbekistan.
Railway transportation is a convenient, inexpensive, and enjoyable to travel through the train. To or from Tashkent Transportation, there are many railway connections with every major city in Uzbekistan, and major destinations of Kazakhstan and Russia. Except a connection with Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan there is no railways with cities in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan or Turkmenistan.
In Tashkent Tours, there is a central train station at the end of Shevchenko street is preferable than other railway stations. Take metro, or city bus or taxi, for the central train station.
For quasi-monopoly over the Uzbek skies, using flight for transportation in Uzbek airways is not a budgetary accommodation. For a multi country tour, it's better to use flight in elsewhere.
Using long-distance buses for Uzbekistan Tours are slow, old and uncomfortable. The buses are the only purpose of cheaper budget than trains and taxis.
For fast transportation, taxis are more preferable than buses, if trains are not available. To get the taxis for the long distance destinations, you can go for outside of the bus terminal. For the Ferghana Valley, taxis can be available on the north of the train station and Kulyuk Bazaar.
For the fastest Transportation in Tashkent, travelling through the best options and stations are clean and the inception era, the red and blue lines. Metro ticket costs around 1200 sum and the trains run every 8-10 minutes from 5 am to midnight.
Buses price is 1200 sum and the bus service starts from 6 AM until midnight, everyday. Using Mybus App in Tashkent preferred to get the real time data.
Taxis price to getting around the city is in between 1000 and 8000 sum in Tashkent Tours. For quicker and moderate value, booking a gypsy cab down from the side of the road is preferable. Make sure you agree on a price before you get in.
As street names change every 3 months in Uzbekistan, it’s useless to use ask other people or using Google maps. Taxi drivers are helpful as they know only the orientation points, not the street names.
As the territory of Tashkent is flat, Cycling is the best option to travelling in Tashkent city. Cycling in the city is known as a leisure activity rather than the transport. For bike in rental, there are many spaces like parks and shopping malls for the bike and costs 6000-8000 sums for an hour.
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