For those who love an excursion into nature, but also love the comforts of civilization, the Beldersay Ring 2 tour is perfect for you. Beldersay is a mountainous region just a two-hours drive from Tashkent, popular in winter for skiing and in summer for the hiking, picnics, and beautiful scenery. Admire the outline of Big Chimgan, and then hike around to the other side of the granite mountain. The route of the hike takes you through canyons, alongside rivers, and past waterfalls. Though the hike itself is only about 7-8 km (4-5 miles), this is the best tour for some unforgettable memories in the mountains of Uzbekistan.
Tour to Nukus2021-01-09T23:32:32-05:00
This is a one-day tour, perfect for filling up an extra day with a visit to the Savitsky Museum. Nukus is surrounded by three deserts (Karakum, Kyzylkum, and the Ustyurt Plateau), yet this small museum has one of the world’s leading collections of Soviet avant-garde art, plus an excellent ethnographic collection detailing the artistry and creativity of the people of Central Asia. This is due in large part to the work of the museum’s founder, Igor Savitsky, who arrived in Karakalpakstan as part of an archaeological expedition, and stayed to found the museum and fill its halls with exhibits and paintings. Take a short trip outside of Nukus to the Mizdakhan Necropolis and the fortress of Gyaur-Kala, both famous landmarks of a more historical character.
Beldersay Mountain Tour2021-01-09T22:47:07-05:00
This one-day mountain tour to Beldersay Ring is a short but charming hike, with a wide variety of landscapes in a small area. From narrow, rocky canyons to waterfalls to broad alpine meadows, Beldersay is a great introduction to one of Uzbekistan’s most beautiful natural sites. Beldersay is just 75 km (46 miles) from Tashkent, and is popular among the city’s residents as a picnic place and ski resort, and you’ll be able to see why – Beldersay is a great place to relax and recharge in nature. Though the total length of the hike is only 8 km (5 miles), it usually takes the whole day, though there are no particularly difficult ascents. Beldersay makes for a great trip out of the cities and back to nature, so upgrade your trip with a best tour out into Uzbekistan’s nature.
Gulkam Canyon Mountain Tour2021-01-09T21:36:53-05:00
Adventurous and active travellers that want to experience Uzbekistan’s nature will love this day of hiking in the Gulkam Canyon and the Chimgan Mountains. Start by climbing up to the pass for magnificent mountain views, before descending through a grove of birch trees towards the canyon and enjoying a picnic in a beautiful location by a stream. Enter the canyon via a special walkway and marvel at the waterfalls and dramatic views of the steep canyon walls, before ending the day with a short walk along the river.
Tour to Fergana Valley2021-01-09T15:25:55-05:00
Uzbekistan is famous around the world for its textiles and ceramics, but within Uzbekistan itself, Fergana is the most famous place for artisans. Between visits to the Fergana Valley’s most famous sights, stop in to meet artisans and master craftsmen in their workshops. Ok Yer is home to Kyrgyz craftsmen who make wool carpets, while Rishtan is world famous for its ceramics and the Yodgorlik Silk Factory produces silk fabrics with traditional ikat designs. If you have two extra days, this Fergana Valley Tour is the best tour for learning more about Uzbekistan’s famous handicrafts from the masters themselves.
Day Tour to Samarkand from Tashkent (Cult-1)2021-01-09T14:43:10-05:00
Central Asia has been hailed as a prime tourist destination for 2020 and Uzbekistan, bursting with old-world charm and historical wonders, is the crowning jewel of this underrated region. Somewhere between the grand palaces of Khiva, the regal turquoise-domed tombs of Samarkand and the imposing fortresses and madrassahs sprinkled throughout Bukhara’s exotic dusty streets, Uzbekistan is sure to reward each curious and open-minded traveler who visits this endearing land.