Tourism in Uzbekistan

Welcome to Uzbekistan

An oasis of peace, a land where ancient history and liberal culture converge. It’s the oldest land in Central Asia having a twenty-five centuries long history, the country with the arranged specific historical and cultural community different from that of other regions. Lately, tourism interests in Uzbekistan have been noticeably raised and accordingly, the range of travel facilities and services of local tour operators are being increased year by year for attracting more travelers to explore this wonderful place.
On the spaces of Uzbekistan there are many cities where hundreds of architectural monuments of different epochs are located. Among them are Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrizabs, Termez and Kokand. These cities were the centers of science and the art. The great architects created palaces, mosques and mausoleums, world famous monuments of ancient architecture remember Alexander the Great and Chinghizkhan. Many of those masterpieces did not come to present time, but according to those, preserved up to our days it is possible to restore the pages of far past. The Great Silk Road, one of the most significant achievements in history of the World civilization has also passed through these cities. To enjoy your stay in these historical sites filled with atmosphere of ancient time nowadays, a lot of efforts have been made for modern travelers to feel comfort and care. Therefore a great number of new hotels and guest houses appear, new restaurants and cafes achieve the level of international standards, modern transportation means from cars to travel buses are ready to transfer more and more tourists.

Traveling around Uzbekistan is an adventure filled with fascinating cultural discoveries, history and breathtaking natural beauty. Tourists have the opportunity to travel through living history, not just among remains kept in the confines of a museum, but also experience the silence of the distant past in sites of ancient settlements, temples and tombs – a great place to have rest from impetuous civilization. They still serve as places for religious pilgrimage, as they have for a thousand years. You will always remember tall minarets, grandiose madrassahs and mosques, palaces and mausoleums decorated with incredible ceramic ornaments, noisy and colorful oriental bazaars, interesting legends, warm hospitality and ancient traditions of local inhabitants.

This is a land full of oriental romantic, for anyone in search of an implacable nostalgia for a view into the past. The land of cotton and orchards, entertaining bazaars and artisans, practicing their methods of trade the same way that has been done for thousands of years.

The deserts that have become the centre of ancient formation of species, the caravan paths that had crossed the vast, scorching land, all this was once the part of the Great Silk Road connecting ancient China with Europe. Nowadays the modern tourism infrastructure proposes travel in the desert and steppe of this area, where you can experience adventurous camel riding, sleep in the yurt – the only dwelling in the boundless desert, equipped with all necessary facilities, spend an evening next to fire listening to folklore performance.

Mountainous regions of Uzbekistan can also be rated as one of the most beautiful landscapes in Central Asia. This picturesque place is worth seeing for those who want to feel the harmony of merging with nature, to withdraw from reality and think of one’s own place in life. Forests interchange with alpine meadows, which in turn give place to snow peaked summits with mighty tongues of glaciers. Western Tian-Shan mountaintops glitter under the blue sky, alpine pastures, savage gorges and river rapids that are difficult to access and for years have been an attraction for tourists. Summer time tourism activities include biking, hiking, trekking, rafting, canoeing, mountaineering, horse riding and leisure accommodation in new built mountain resorts. Winter in the mountains is as well full of opportunities for heliboarding, heliskiing, snowboarding and paragliding. Professional instructors provide high quality services and realization of all your real desires.

Becides, famous traditions of Uzbek hospitality, which are so deeply rooted within people, specific local customs and tasteful national cuisine make Uzbekistan a very attractive tourism destination for travelers from all over the world.


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