Uzbekistan Travel Guide

Uzbekistan Travel Guide: Uzbekistan on the World Map

Before Arrival

When to travel
The best time to travel to Uzbekistan is April-May and September-October. Make the most of your trip by checking out upcoming festivals and international exhibitions that are held in Uzbekistan and combine your trip with one of these events.

If you haven’t decided when to travel, we recommend visiting Uzbekistan during Navruz, a bright and vibrant holiday in March, or the Silk and Spices Festival, a colorful festival of Uzbek traditions held annually at the end of May in Bukhara.

Visa
Citizens of France, Israel, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Turkey and 9 other countries DO NOT NEED A VISA to enter Uzbekistan.
Citizens of 50 countries DO NOT NEED LOI (letter of invitation) from a licensed travel agency if they are obtaining a visa in their country of citizenship.
Click below to learn more about visa support and visa application requirements.
Temperature & Rainfall
Medication & Vaccination
No vaccinations are required prior to entering Uzbekistan. If you need to bring medicine, you must review the requirements and restrictions for importing pharmaceuticals for personal use, and learn the customs requirements concerning your specific medications. The link below is a list of restricted medications.

List of restricted medicines.pdf

Arrival
The easiest way to travel to Uzbekistan is by plane, namely to Tashkent. There are several international airlines with flights to Tashkent. Click here to view the timetable of international airlines flights, here for the timetable of Uzbekistan Airways flights, and here for a list of land border checkpoints.

We will gladly organize pick-up and drop-off from any arrival city/point.

Registration & Customs
The most important part of Uzbekistan travel guide is the Registration of Stay. You must register at your hotel or accommodation within 72 hours of arriving in Uzbekistan. Usually hotels provide registration slip at no additional cost. At international airports you can choose between green and red corridors for crossing customs control zones. You must complete a customs declaration only if you have items to declare or cash over 2000 USD (or equivalent). At land border crossing points you must fill out two copies of the declaration form.

After Arrival

Getting around
The quickest way to travel around Uzbekistan is to take local flights. If you want to enjoy the landscape as you travel, we recommend taking the train. For those locations with no train service, we offer car rentals with a driver. An Uzbekistan travel guide wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the metro in Tashkent; make sure to ride the metro and enjoy the original design of each of the stations.
Accomodation & Hotels
There are over 230 hotels in Uzbekistan, and we work with only the best hotels. In most cities, we offer accommodation in cozy guest houses, yurts, or 2- or 3-star hotels, but in Tashkent there are 5-star hotels.

Click here to check the list of hotels and book your stay.

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