Uzbekistan Tours not only include the diverse culture and pre-historic monumental architecture, Uzbekistan is also famous for Uzbekistan Trekking Tour. For relieving the stress, escape from urban competitive society, trekking and staying alone amidst majestic mountain beauty is the best solutions to give a break.
Mount Adelung is the highest point of Tashkent Province at 4,301 meters and located in Psken range on the extreme north-east of the Tashkent province.
Known as the second highest peak in both Tashkent Province and the Pskem Range, Mount Beshtor with an altitude of 4,299 meters is one of the best places for Uzbekistan Trekking Tour.
Khazret Sultan is the highest point of Uzbekistan with an altitude of 4, 643 meters. The peak is located in Gissar Range of Surxondarya province on Uzbekistan-Tajikistan border. This mountain peak was formerly known as Peak of the 22nd Congress of the Communist Party.
Gissar Range or Hissor Range lies south of Zarafshan range and goes through Hissar district of Tajikhistan and extends to the north of Dushanbe. Gissar Range is also the home of Khazret Sultan Mountain.
Pskem Range or Pishkom Mountains is located in the west of Tien Shan Mountain range or Heavenly Mountain, which is a natural border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Pskem range is one of the best mountain range for Uzbekistan Trekking Tour and also the home of Mounta Adelung.
Zeravshan Range or Zarafshan Range is the part of Pamir-Alay Mountains and is a mountain range between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Talas Ala-Too Range
Talas Ala-Too Range or Alataw Range is the range of the Tien-Shan Mountains western end extends into Kazakhstan where its south-western part joins to the Pskem Mountains and Udam Range of Uzbekistan.
Chatkal Range is a range in the Western Tien-Shan with a maximum altitude of 4503 metre. Northern slopes of Chatkal Range are steep and short, while southern ones are gentle.
Ugam Range is a mountain range located in south Kazakhstan region and Tashkent Region in Uzbekistan. It is also the western part of Tian Shen Mountain Range.
Turkestan Range is one of the northern extensions of the Pamir-Alay system which stretches from the Alay Mountains on the border of Kyrgyzstan with Tajikistan to the Samarkand in Uzbekistan.
Best for the Uzbekistan Trekking Tours, Greater Chimgan with an altitude of 3,309 m is a part of the Chatkal Mountain range, located on the West of Tian Shan. This mountain is surrounded by Ugam-Chatkal National Park and goes under Bostanlyk administrative district.
For Uzbekistan Trekking Tour, The Pamir and Tien Shan Mountain Range are unique because of boasting the real beautiful natural Uzbekistan Scenery. The tourists can find the widest and best path for mountain climbing for both novices and experienced hikers.
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