Probably thinking how to enjoy the long vacations or extra days left during the tours, then going on Uzbekistan Extension Tours is the best solution. To customize the vacation or business trip or something unique places of your interest on Uzbekistan Tours, the extension tour is really helpful to explore the less visited area or archaeological sites of your own interest, far away from main cities.
Ruled by numerous dynasties from across the world and cradle of vibrant culture, Uzbekistan is packed of historical monuments, forts and museums. Apart from the ancient cities on Great Silk Road, there are some extraordinary and earliest sites in remote area which need attention of the visitors. These off-the-beaten-path attractive travel destinations are the speciality of Uzbekistan Extension Tours.
Chimgan Mountain And Charvak Lake Tour
Uzbekistan Extensions Tours offers to enjoy Chimgan Mountains, part of Chatkal range of western Tian-Shan, Chimgan Mountain slope which is 80 km from Tashkent is the home of most popular ski resort can be enjoyed during the winter season. On spring and autumn season, the clean mountain air, sunbath, hike, or have a picnic while surrounded by picturesque mountains can cleanse the body and soul of anyone.
A walk on mountain area of the Shore of Charvak Lake is enough to give peace to anyone's mind and relieving the true nature of any human. The spectacular view of the dramatic landscapes covered by the green carpet while combining the flow of blue water lake seems gorgeous.
Those who want to make their Uzbekistan Tours adventurous; Gulkam Canyon offers opportunities for hiking and trekking activities. This canyon was formed by Gulkam, the mountain stream that forced its way between the Big and Small Chimgan. Climbing to this canyon, one can enjoy the stream with beautiful location, the grove of birch trees, marvel at the waterfalls and dramatic views of steep canyon walls. This is also famous as a picnic spot.
This charming hike to Beldersay Ring with substantial and dramatic landscapes is one of the most interesting things to do in Uzbekistan Extension Tours. Beldersay Ring natural site is famous for the narrow, rocky canyons to waterfalls to broad alpine meadows. Located 75 km form Tashkent; Beldersay is well-known as a picnic place and ski resort. A hike for Beldersay Ring is an amazing place decorated with small birch grove is the best place to relax and enjoy in nature.
Known as the jewel of Uzbekistan, Yangiabad Mountain with an elevation of 5,000 feet is located 118 km far from Tashkent. Hiking on this mountain, can expose anyone to its beautiful waterfalls, scent of pine trees and flowering herbs. The clean air and bright blue skies along with the scenery makes it best place to enjoy and free from all complicated busy life.
Stretched in between Tien Shan Mountains in the North and the Alay Mountains in the south are known for its textiles and ceramics around the world. Ok Yer is the village to Kyrgyz craftsmen of wool, while Rishtan is world famous for its ceramics and the Yodgorlik Silk Factory produces silk fabrics with traditional ikat designs. In Uzbekistan Extension Tours, a visit to Fergana Valley is known for Uzbekistan's famous handicrafts from the masters themselves. Visit Khudoyar-Khan palace, Jami Mosque and Norbut-biy Madrasah during the extension tour.
Known as the hottest city in Uzbekistan, Termez city is located on the banks of the Amu Darya River, on the border with Afghanistan. As the first place in Central Asia chosen by Buddhist missionaries, Termez sights are linked with Uzbekistan Religions that linked to Buddhism. The oldest archaeological sites are the remnants of Buddhist monasteries and stupas, complete with colourful frescoes and detailed statues. This city has experienced the conquest by Alexander The Great and also became the house of monuments of Islam religions.
Known as world's second largest collection of Russian avant garde art, a trip to this museum offers to see more than 90, 000 exhibits including the antiquities from Khorezm to Karakalpak folk art and crafts. It was founded by Igor Savitsky, the Russian archaeologist and artists, in Karakalpstan. The enlarged copies of some wonderful exhibits of the Paris Louvre can be found. The unique terracotta figurines of Zoroastrian goddess of fertility Anahita, and the ossuaries for the bodies of deceased ancestor's worshipers, ceramics and bronze, can be seen.
During Uzbekistan Extension Tours in Nukus, visit Karakalpakstan Art Museum, Nukus City Hall, and Drama Theatre and other archaeological sites in Khorezm region is truly worthy.
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