Uzbekistan is an attractive tourist destination. International Tourism in Uzbekistan is growing very quickly last years. A state in Central Asia, that has recently emerged to the world as an independent country – Republic of Uzbekistan, but still remaining a Terra Incognita for most foreigners.
The Republic of Uzbekistan is situated between two rivers: the Amudarya and Syrdarya. The Turan Lowland lies to the northwest, and the Tien Shan and Pamir-Alay mountain ridges are located in the southeast of the territory.
The Kyzyl-Kum Desert defines the Northern part of the country. Continue reading “Welcome to Uzbekistan”
Uzbekistan, being a newly independent country, has a rapidly developing International Tourism in Uzbekistan sector. A key part of it is the network of Uzbekistan hotels ranging from sumptuous five and four-star chain hotels, such as Intercontinental and Sheraton, to small scale family-run businesses which easily compete with the luxurious giants by applying best traditions of Uzbek hospitality and personal attention to client’s needs. Continue reading “Staying in Uzbekistan”
Uzbekistan hotels can be divided into some categories. At the top of the heap are new hotels, typically built with foreign capital.
The second tiers are former International Tourist Hotels, into which all foreigners were steered in Soviet times. Continue reading “Uzbekistan’s Hotels”
The Fergana Valley or Farghana Valley (Uzbek: Farg’ona vodiysi, Russian: Ферганская долина) is a region in Central Asia spreading across eastern Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
The most important part of the province is a rich and fertile valley, in an altitude of 1200 to 1500 ft (400 to 500 m), opening towards the southwest. Continue reading “Fergana valley”
In order to enter Uzbekistan every visitor from every country (except for some CIS- Commonwealth of Independent States countries) must have a valid visa issued by an Uzbekistan Embassy or General Consulate abroad. Continue reading “Visa to Uzbekistan”
Between the two rivers Amudarya and Syrdarya, in the area called Maverannahr, human civilizations emerged thousands of years ago.
They built huge cities that compared well with Babylon or Rome, and amazed travelers and merchants on the Great Silk Road with their beauty and sophisticated infrastructure. Continue reading “Uzbekistan’s Tours”
Ancient cities of Uzbekistan were located on the ancient Silk Road, the trading route between China and the West. The route took its name from silk, the commodity most in demand in Europe from China during the Roman period. Some of the most influential and savage conquerors came and ruled these lands. Continue reading “Uzbekistan Cities”