Uzbekistan in Central Asia has the best accommodations for staying, and has many options to choose from the recently renovated 17th-century merchant houses with ancient beautiful architecture in Bukhara or the paradisiacal home stays and desert yurts on Uzbekistan Tours.
There are more options for backpackers and budget travellers for Uzbekistan Accommodation where the option can be apartment in rentals or hostels in everywhere. But there are no hostels and Couch surfing outside of the city. Bring tents or making friends is recommended to stay outside of the city during Uzbekistan Tours.
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Hostels : For the backpackers and people who want to make their trip budget-friendly, hostel is the best Accommodation In Uzbekistan for comfort and economic way of accommodation. For the new developed accommodations, city hostels are preferable.
Hostels are more economic which provide quality accommodation for tourists, and food or cuisine. As the fee is charged only per bed for booking in hostels, the cost is very low and only for the bed in a shared room and kitchen. The average cost is $10 per day for one bed.
Modern Hotels : Modern hotels are the most convenient types of accommodation in Uzbekistan. Depending on the number of stars on a hotel, there are attached bathroom per room, where the cost of hotel accommodation usually includes breakfast, sauna, swimming pool, spa-salon and others. Some of the modern Hotels In Uzbekistan are Hyatt, Wyndham, Ramada, Lotte, Radisson, etc.
outique And Design Hotels : Boutique hotels and design hotels are new type of accommodation that offers its guests a unique design of the rooms, rich decoration and good service.
Boutique hotels and designer hotels are the most popular types of hotels in many tourist cities of Uzbekistan as Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and others. Some hotels are located in the historic center of the city, which allows the guest to fully enjoy the architectural delights of ancient cities and feel in the Eastern fairy tale.
Camping And Caravanning : Camping among Uzbekistan Accommodations, gives an endless opportunity to enjoy the unique natural landscapes and favourable climate. Near Tashkent and Samarkand, there are great opportunities for the camping or caravanning in the mountains. Camping in the western desert, can make you feel wild and best to enjoy the sunset. Now, camping or sleeping in the tent or mobile home is allowed in Uzbekistan, but before planning for camping, the registration rules must be followed.
Yurt Camping : Among all accommodations, a Yurt camp is the best Uzbekistan Accommodation that offers tourists to enjoy the lifestyle and culture of nomadic peoples of Central Asia. It also offers to study the old traditions of centuries and stress free life of the local residents against the background of unique nature.
A Yurt camp is an eco-friendly house, which is made of simple natural materials: wood and sheep wool where each Yurt can accommodate maximum five people. The most famous Yurt camps in Uzbekistan are: Aidar camp, located 10 from the Western shore of the Aidarkul Lake in Navoi region, Safari camp near the city of Nurata, Muynak Yurt camp on the shore of the Aral Sea, etc.
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