Do you fancy a colorful mosaic in Uzbekistan? Then experience a lively cultural trip through Uzbekistan with us, in a small group with time and again always available. Visit the ship cemetery in Muynak, a former fishing village on the Aral Sea. Hike in the Tugai forest and enjoy lunch at Lake Amudarya! Spend a night in a traditional yurt in the Kyzyl-Kum desert and experience the starry sky from “1001 Nights” at the crackling campfire with musical accompaniment by an Akin, a folklore singer! Immerse yourself in the fairy tale world of the Silk Road: mosques and mausoleums, magnificent architecture side by side - what a contrast! Take a lot of curiosity with you and get involved in the most exciting mosaic of the Silk Road!
Central Asia is a landscape characterized by steppes and mountains, the legendary Silk Road, millennia-old cultures, and hospitable people. During this high-contrast journey, majestic minarets, turquoise domes of the mausoleums, ancient madrasahs, and impressive caravanserais tell you about the former power and wealth of Uzbekistan. Even you do not catch a transition from city life to beautiful mountain scenery, untouched nature of Kyrgyzstan, and the Son Kul Lake. The Asian coloring and the modern infrastructure gobble up in these countries. You remember the impressions from this trip for a long time.
On this Uzbekistan trip, you experience the cultural diversity of this country and the magic of the Orient. In addition to the ancient cities of Uzbekistan such as Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, and Tashkent, you travel to the fertile Fergana Valley, which is famous for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables, silk production, and traditional handicrafts. During this trip we look over the shoulder of artisans, go on culinary forays and have time for our explorations. Let yourself be carried away into the world of 1001 nights. Experience the soundscape and the scents of the oriental bazaars, architectural masterpieces, the history of the individual regions, and a wide variety of cultures and traditions up close. We wish you an unforgettable trip to the land of legends.
During this tour, you visit the most important places and ancient cities of Uzbekistan and feel the unforgettable atmosphere of the rich culture and history of the country. The oriental Samarkand, the "noble" city of Bukhara, the fairy-tale city of Khiva, and the hospitable Tashkent - these wonderful pearls of Uzbekistan tell you their secrets not only about the history and culture of the country but also about the old customs and traditions as well as about hospitality of Uzbek cuisine. The advantage of this small-group tour is that it always offers free time. Let yourself be inspired by the lively bazaars of Uzbekistan, where traces of the rulers from glorious times along the Silk Road still can be found today.
A trip through the pearls of the Silk Road such as Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan is full of history, cultural treasures, and natural wonders. The favorable geographical location of Central Asia once made it the center of the Great Silk Road, and the creation of the oldest trading network in the world made an unmistakable contribution to the development of culture, traditions, but especially architecture. See Stone Age petroglyphs (prehistoric rock art), learn about the way of life of the locals in every country, and meet hospitable people! Let yourself be inspired by the magic of Central Asia!
💧 Tap Water
It’s not generally safe to drink tap water in Uzbekistan. Bottled water is available everywhere at a reasonable price.
While tipping is not mandatory or expected in Uzbekistan, it can be optional depending on the service satisfaction. Leaving a 10-15% gratuity at restaurants, cafes, and bars on your total bill is standard.
Within the Soviet times, Russian was the official state language. But since 1995, the Uzbek language is known as the official state language in Uzbekistan. While almost 11 languages are spoken in Uzbekistan, English is not widely spoken.
The som (S) is the official currency of Uzbekistan. You can readily exchange USD in official exchange houses at hotels and airports. You’ll find ATMs everywhere. Be careful: exchange on the black market may impose huge penalties.
While there’s no dress code for tourists in Uzbekistan, we recommend taking a conservative style. Light and easy clothing can be the best option for Uzbekistan’s climate.
You’ll find many free public Wi-Fi spots in modern Uzbekistan at old monuments, parks, mosques, etc.
🔒 Banned Websites
Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the new president, transformed internet access in Uzbekistan. Already prohibited apps like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media are now available with no restriction.
There’re two plug types in Uzbekistan: plug type C and F. Both types have two round pins, but the latter has two earth clips on the side. Electrical appliances in Uzbekistan run on 220.
Uzbekistan is a safe destination for tourists where its cities enjoy relaxed atmospheres. Police presence in the capital city, Tashkent, discourages crime.
While the crime rate is relatively low, but a piece of friendly advice: take care of your valuables from pickpockets in the populated areas.
Registan Square: Enjoy the Beauty of Registan Square, one of Samarkand’s top highlights that must be visited in Uzbekistan.
Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum: Pay Your Respects to Amir Timur at Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum, the Timurid Empire founder, a national hero of Uzbekistan, and a great military mind.
Shah-i-Zinda Complex: Marvel at the Tilework of Shah-i-Zinda Complex, where its colors and designs are among the best in all of Asia and the Muslim world.
Kyzylkum Desert: Go on a Desert Safari in Kyzylkum Desert, a perfect location for gazing at the night sky in Uzbekistan.
Samarkand: Explore all of Samarkand, the city that used to be Uzbekistan’s former capital, a rich city with history and heritage sites.
Bukhara: Walk in Bukhara, the city where its buildings’ architecture is unique; the color and shape of buildings have the elements of all the cultures and people ever lived in Bukhara.
Khiva: Go to the Museum Town of Khiva, a town that is also a museum in the middle of the desert.
Tashkent: Discover the Modern Aspects of Uzbekistan in Tashkent, the current capital and a former Soviet city, and a must-visit of the country.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.