Uzbekistan tours with Indy Guide give adventurous travelers the possibility to step away from the mainstream and dive in deep. With beautiful landscapes, many cultural highlights and a history that spans over 6,000 years, the Central Asian state is a place where every stone of every building has a story. Book one of our Uzbekistan tours and discover the irrepressible charm and remote romance of one of the most exciting countries in the world.
Track the trail of the famous Silk Road
Our Uzbekistan tours offer you the chance to explore ancient cities along the famous Silk Road – Bukhara, Samarkand, and many others. You will be enlightened with the rich history, architecture and culture listed by the Unesco World Heritage. Registan square, the heart of ancient Samarkand where little has changed over centuries, in an absolute must-see. In our Uzbekistan tours section, you will also find offers for trips to Ichan Kala, the walled inner town of the city of Khiva. Nukus, the capital of the autonomous Karakalpakstan Republic, awaits you with „one of the best museums in the world“ (The Guardian). A trip to the Aral sea in western Uzbekistan is a lifetime experience for adventure seekers and photographers. Our Uzbekistan tours offer a huge variety of activities: Staying in a nomadic yurt, riding camels in the Kyzylkum desert, exploring traditional hand-made silk production in Marghilan or tasting the most delicious pilaf – the choice is yours.
Responsible travel tips for Uzbekistan tours
Indy Guide is committed to traveling in a way that is respectful of local people, their culture and the environment. What may be considered as an acceptable dress, language or behavior in your country may not be appropriate in other parts of the world. Please remember this during your Uzbekistan tour. Here are some tips for avoiding common pitfalls when visiting the country.
- Always ask permission before taking photos of people.
- Keep your living quarters clean and dispose of garbage carefully.
- Be considerate of Uzbekistan’s traditions, culture, customs and religion.
- In order to protect the environment, fill a reusable water bottle instead of buying bottled water.
- Whenever possible, shop for locally made products. By doing so, you keep traditional crafts alive.
It is also a good idea to learn Uzbek, the local language. Don't be afraid to use some of it, as even simple greetings will help break the ice. Always dress respectfully and modestly, especially when entering a mosque or other places of worship.