TRAVEL GUIDE
9 Reasons to Visit Uzbekistan

A little-visited but tremendously rewarding destination, Uzbekistan sits astride the ancient Silk Route offering visitors a wealth of tourism possibilities. ULYSSE TOUR highlights 9 reasons to visit Uzbekistan, which are the following:

THE NEW E-VISA IS SIMPLE AND AFFORDABLE

In the past, obtaining a visa to Uzbekistan for most nationalities was a time-consuming process. However, since 2018, a 30-day e-visa has become available for more than 70 countries. An applicant needs only to fill out the online application and the small pay the fee. The e-visa will be sent to his email within 3 business days. If your country doesn’t appear on the e-visa list, you can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan for more information.

JOY & HOSPITALITY

Hospitality and generosity are distinctive feature of the people of Uzbekistan, combined with a high level of service and an individual approach. Thus, each guest is surrounded by attention and care.

UNESCO TREASURES

Most cities in the country have existed for over 2500 years, their history is rich in events, while local culture and traditions deserve close attention. There are five sites of Uzbekistan included in the UNESCO World Heritage List: historical centers of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, and the Western Tien Shan.

THE GREAT SILK ROAD

Haven’t got the time to follow the fabled Silk Road all the way from Turkey to China? Uzbekistan is the perfect location for a week-long glimpse into it. The country is home to some of the Silk Road’s most iconic sights, such as Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. There you can see some of the world’s finest Islamic architecture, all painstakingly restored to their former glory, enabling visitors to get a real appreciation of what life was like when these cities were hubs of international trade.

DIVERSE NATURE

In addition to the majestic architecture, the exotic nature of Uzbekistan impresses with its endless deserts, massive mountain ranges, rushing rivers, clear lakes, and wildlife. You are welcome to experience the local nature through a wonderful assortment of exciting and adventurous outdoor activities, such as hiking & trekking, fishing, skiing & boarding, helicopter tours, and much more.

UZBEK GASTRONOMY

Oriental cuisine is a combination of rich flavor and savory aroma. Uzbek cuisine has Russian, Chinese, Indian, Arabic, and Iranian influences that have created a delicious fusion. The basis for Uzbek food is meat (lamb, horsemeat, beef), dough, vegetables and spices. There is a great selection of national dishes, prepared according to traditional recipes, to really get your taste buds tingling.

ORIENTAL BAZAARS

Local bazaars are the ideal place to feel the atmosphere of the East, walking around and looking at all the colors, people and vibrant life. You can find just about everything there, from all kinds of food to clothes and souvenirs. Affable sellers offer such items as organic fruits and vegetables, hand-made carpets and jewelry, national silk clothes, etc., and are eager to engage in conversation with foreign visitors.

BUSINESS TOURISM

The successful combination of modern infrastructure and attractive tourist destinations creates favorable conditions for holding corporate events in Uzbekistan, such as conferences, business meetings, seminars, team buildings and organizing incentive tours for customers, partners or employees.

SAFETY AND SECURITY

In large cities, the Department for Safe Tourism was launched to ensure safe tourism. Tourist police speak foreign languages, provides first aid, as well as urgent assistance in protecting the rights and legitimate interests of tourists. 


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