What is the cultural diversity of a country without its celebrations and festivals? The Uzbekistan Festivals are an important aspect of country's customs and traditions. Among many festivals, Navruz, BoysunBahori, Shark Taronalari and more are observed with much pomp and show. On your cherished and lively Uzbekistan Toursyou can participate in these joyfull celebrations that are sure to lift your spirits.
The following are the Uzbekistan Holidays and Festivals are observed annually:
Day of defenders of the Native land (January, 14th): Among other Uzbekistan Holidays and Festivals, the country celebratesthe creation of its armed forcesunder jurisdiction of the Republic of Uzbekistan on January 14, 1992.
Women's day (March, 8th): This is an international holiday celebrating women and coinciding with the first days of spring.
Day of memory and honour (May, 9th): The Uzbekistan's Top Festivals And Events include a memorial day celebrated in the capital of Uzbekistan Tashkent where on May 9th, 1999 the Square of Memory was inaugurated in the honour of the memory of compatriots who protected Uzbekistan's freedom and independence.
Independence Day (September, 1st): This is the biggest national holiday celebrated among some of the Uzbek Holidays And Traditions is the day of independence and sovereignty which was acheived after a long era of Soviet occupation in the country.
New Year: Yillar is the name of the Uzbekistan Festivals which is the New Year celebrations of Uzbeks when they put up a fir tree and decorate it and exchange gifts during this time.
Various Uzbekistan tourism festivals and events are as follows:
Navruz (March, 21st): The most ancient Uzbekistan Festivals is Navruz, meaning "new day", which is considered to be the beginning of a new year. Many Uzbek families prepare national dishes including Sumalak, Halim, Somsa, Pilov and others. If you are visiting Uzbekistan during the spring you can experince this unique festical and taste various Uzbek cuisines.
Boysun Bahori: The local Celebration in Uzbekistan takes place majorly in Among these the biggest and perhaps the most culturally significant event is the Boysun Bahori. This festival features costumes, songs, dance performances, storytelling, and other local traditions which have withstood the test of time. Visiting Uzbekistan in spring will also let you enjoy this amazing traditional festival.
The best part of Uzbekistan Tours is the cultural visit to different towns and cities, meeting various Uzbekistan People understanding their lifestyles and observing them closely. You will fall in love with the Uzbekistan Food that has both Islamic and Eupean blend in it. Our well experinced Uzbekistan Travel Guide will take you through these ancient cities and will help you identify Uzbekistan Culture Traditions in detail.
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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