UZBEKISTAN – TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT
Uzbekistan is a central Asian Country. The country holds a rich history, culture and heritage. Uzbekistan fascinates tourists with its ancient archaeological, architectural and natural treasures. Let’s look at the Top 10 places to visit in Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan is one among the most under rated Travel destination. They have best class tourist destinations across the country. The weather in the country is most favorable for tourism. A tourist can enjoy the traditional Uzbekistan cuisines along with European and Russian cuisines. Another attraction of Uzbekistan is unique wildlife reserves. Do not forget the traditional wine made in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan and neighboring countries recreated the famous silk root.
Unveil the hidden treasure and make most out it. The city hosts number of world renowned sites. Museums like History Museums, Fine arts Museum of Uzbekistan, Earthquake Memorial, Sheikhantaur Msusoleeum complex and Moyie Mubarek Museum and Chorsu Bazaar are the main attractions of the city. Museums gives you the history, courage, religious remaining’s of Uzbekistan. Chorsu Bazaar is one of the famous farmers markets from the ancient times still functioning.
The city is located on the silk root and famous for center of trade, scholarship, culture, and religion. UNESCO has listed the historic mosques and madrassas as World Heritage Site. The civilization in Bhukara was date back from 6th Century. Bukhara Fortress, the Ark, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum, Bahoutdin Architectural Complex, Kalyan minaret makes tourist flood towards the country.
3. Chatkalsky Reserve
The famous and largest national park in the country established in the year 1990. It is created to preserve the landscape and protect the wild life. It consists of 2200 plants and 280 species. Suitable time to visit the park is late spring and early summer and winter, skiing, snowboarding and trekking are very popular. Ugham Chatkalsky National Park will give an awesome experience.
4. Silk Road cycling
Participate in some healthy cycling activity by cycling from Khiva to Tashkent through Lake Aidarkul. You can even opt for the easier rides at Ferghana Valley where you can enjoy the mountain scenery. There is also the option of organized tours available.
5. Ice climbing in Turkestan, Matcha and Gissar
Uzbekistan is not a hot country. It has ice toped mountains that can stretch the vacation to another level. Several climbing activities can be enjoyed in Gissar, Turkestan and Matcha ridges. Apart from Ice climbing a traveler can try rock climbing Matchi ridge and Fan Mountains.
Another fascinating Uzbekistan town shares a rich culture. The city has known from the silk root. Still the city preserved in its original walls and every stone tells the story of its history. We can call it as architectural wonders of Uzbekistan. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Samarkand is one of the ancient cities in the world and one among the first centers of human civilization. The city shares the same age of Babylon or Rome. Samarkand has the remaining’s of the entire great emperor’s across the centuries. The city once called “Rome of the East” which developed a culture across the globe, it is a famous vacation spot in Uzbekistan. UNESCO considered the unique antiquity spirit of Samarkand and point out the unique monuments of ancient architecture, heritage of scientific and arts schools and artisans workshops.
8. Desert fauna of Kyzyl Kum
It is the largest desert in Uzbekistan. The term Kyzyl Kum means “Red Sands” because sand has unique red color. The region is famous for camel riding and camping activities
9. Sarmish Gorge
The Sarmishsay or Sarmish Gorge is rocks contain more than 4,000 petroglyphs dating from the 9th millennium BC. Sarmish Gorge is a remote place which has priceless Petroglyphs gives quite a comprehensive picture of local fauna thousands of years ago.
10. Fortresses of Ancient Khorezm
Khorezm region is one of the most antique and cultural regions in Uzbekistan. The Fortresses of Ancient Khorezm is an amazing fort endured centuries. The best place for visiting the Khorezm is July and August.
Uzbekistan is one of the cradle of human civilization. The country embarks its own spot in the history of central Asia. The ancient silk root brings the richness to the country. Uzbekistan welcomes all to fall in love with the country.