Uzbekistan Tourism Guide
Uzbekistan Tourism Guide
Uzbekistan at a Glance
|OFFICIAL NAME||: Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi/Ўзбекистон Республикаси)|
|GOVERNMENT||: Presidential Republic|
|STRUCTURE||: Sovereign Republic of Karakalpakistan, 12 provinces.|
|AREA||: 448,978 km2 (56th),172,742 sq mi, Water (%) -4.9|
|LAND BOUNDARIES||: Total: 6.221 km, border countries: Afghanistan 137 km,
Kazakhstan 2.203 km, Kyrgyzstan 1.099 km, Tajikistan 1.161 km, Turkmenistan 1.621 km
|POPULATION||: 31,025,500 (41st)|
|DENSITY||: 61.4/km2 (136th), 159.1/sq mi|
|CAPITAL||: Tashkent city|
|OFFICIAL LANGUAGES||: Uzbek, Kara Kalpak.|
|WIDELY SPOKEN LANGUAGES||: Russian, Tajik, Kazakh.|
|CURRENCY||: Uzbekistan som(Oʻzbekiston soʻmi) (UZS)|
|TIME ZONE||: UZT (UTC+5)|
|DRIVES ON THE||: Right|
|CALLING CODE||: +998|
|INTERNET TLD||: .uz|
|ELECTRIC POWER||: Standard two-pin plug socket|
Uzbekistan Tourism Information
Uzbekistan –one of the youngest and rapidly developing countries in the field of tourism. The number of tourists who want to visit the country for rich history, wonderful natural landscapes and exquisite cuisine, are growing from year to year. The country with the many ancient cities. The cities which have more than 2500 years history and considered one of the center of human civilization.
Visiting these cities, you will learn a lot about the unique ancient culture and traditions. And do not forget to try delicious uzbek dishes like- Plov, shurpa, somsa, and of course, the famous oriental sweets. Visit the bustling bazaars with plenty of fruit and fragrant melons. If you wish to visit this eastern country, then you must to visit Uzbekistan.
In Uzbekistan, there are a number of tours, especially popular are: cultural, religious, archaeological, mountain, active and eco tours.
Cultural-Historical tours- Our company offers you to visit ancient cities such as Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, Fergana valley and Termez, which are famous for their cultural and historical heritage and numerous monuments of different period of time starting from 4th century BC to 19th century AD. Take a closer look to the unique culture of this ancient land.
Besides, by choosing this tour, you will discover an excellent opportunity to learn and experience the culture and history of Central Asia and get acquainted with its hospitable people.
These cities have experienced a lot of invasions and destruction by many invaders such as the Ahamanids Empire, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan and others.
In spite of destructions and invasions, a lot of Scientists and Rulers were born in this land. such as Avicenna, Al-Khorizmi (Algorithm),Al-Beruni, Al-Bukhari, Tamerlane, Ulugbek and many others who made a significant contribution to the science in various fields, such as mathematics, astronomy, medicine, geography, religion and so on.
In some cities of Uzbekistan remarkably well preserved ancient buildings that constitute the whole district. All of them are in the UNESCO World Heritage List. They are in the same age as the ancient cities of Greece, Rome and China, through which passed the Great Silk Road.
Religious Tour- Before the adventing of Islam in the territory of modern Uzbekistan, local people have practiced many religions and cultures. Due to the Great Silk Road, passing through Uzbekistan and connecting Asia and Europe, numerous merchants, travelers, missionaries and pilgrims have brought new religions and traditions.
Uzbekistan is the place of numerous religious monuments and holy sites. Their history goes back more than 3,000 years, starting from ancient Zoroastrian religion.
Another ancient religion that influenced the cultural diversity of Central Asia and neighboring Afghanistan – Buddhism, and in some areas and regions of Uzbekistan, such as Termez and Ferghana Valley, still retains some of its monuments.
In addition to the Muslim mosques in Uzbekistan, there are Christian churches, Jewish synagogues, Roman Catholic Church and other religious buildings. During this tour you will have the opportunity to get acquainted not only with Islamic religion, but also the religions and traditions of different ethnic groups living in the territory of Uzbekistan.
Archeological tours-Be the first discoverer of the new and unknown archeological sites. The purpose of this tour is to visit excavations of ancient cities, the caves of primitive man, the search for dinosaur bones, which is developed in cooperation with professional archaeologists.
Central Asia is the most ancient region, inhabited by people, and one of the oldest cultural centers, as indicated by a number of archaeological finds.
Eco Tours – Admirers of ecotourism is where to turn in Uzbekistan. Here the mass of the most picturesque places, which are under state protection.
Reserves abound in plants and animals such as the snow leopard, lynx, Tien Shan bear, foxes, wolves, wild boar, and many others.
And most importantly, most of these places quite wild and uninhabited. As with any trip to Uzbekistan, this trip will be remembered for a long time.