Uzbekistan is comparatively too hot and during summer the temperature may get to around 40°C with not even a probability of rain. Hence you must get prepared before departure. We have made Uzbekistan Travel Packing List requirements for you to remember and pack as per your preferences while planning for Uzbekistan Tours.
We tend to forget to carry some important things and later regret not carrying it with us. So, this list will be useful for you to pack and start the journey. However, it is also recommended to check the Best Time To Visit Uzbekistan here before you plan.
T-shirts, shirts, comfortable light pants, and shorts.
Swimwear as you can find some swimming lakes and pools in the hotel.
Flip flops, Rubbers shoes which are good for hot weather.
Light trainer shoes or flats for walking in cities.
Hats, Sunscreen, and Good Sunglasses:
Headwear and sunglasses with the best UV protection.
Pack sunscreen with at least 30SPF
Lip Balm with SPF protection.
Summers in Central Asia is very dry and it is advisable to use creams and balms to protect from sun rays.
Hand Sanitizer can have a significant effect on your health in Central Asia.
Use sanitizer after using the toilet, touching pets, and before eating.
Hand sanitizer with 70% alcohol can kill 95% germs and prevent Diarrhoea.
Daypack or Light Backpack:
Daypacks and light backpacks are perfect for Day Tours in Uzbekistan and Uzbekistan tours in and around the city.
Light and small backpacks can be used to carry hand sanitizer, sunscreen, and water during hot days.
Souvenir from your Homeland:
Postcards and picture books can be a nice way to share your story.
Refer to Uzbekistan Travel Guide before you carry any other things.
Camera with enough memory cards, as well as Batteries and chargers.
Light travel games
Entertainment on the way:
Take some interesting books to read at trains and leisure times
Prepare good music, movies, and audiobooks
Take a notebook to write down your travel memories on the way
First Aid kit:
First and foremost, consult a doctor before leaving
Pack your medical kit after consulting doctor
Carry some medicine against headache, stomach-ache, diarrhea, fever, and flu.
Cash and Payment cards:
Carry enough cash and also an emergency fund.
Currency exchange is possible.
Keep a money belt as per Uzbekistan Travel Advice.
Passport - Make sure your passport does not expire soon.
Uzbekistan Visa - check it is for the right period.
Travel Insurance and medical prescription.
Important contact numbers list.
Things to leave at home:
A ton of cash
Let us know when you are ready and we at Euroasia Travels will be happy to help you further with your Journey!
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