💧 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.