Can you imagine a country where representatives of different nationalities, traditions and culture get along in a wonderful way!? A country where rich historical and architectural heritage coexists organically with modern buildings, high technology, and the works of craftsmen create unique works of architecture. A country with high mountains, hot deserts, endless lakes, wonderful valleys and gardens. You will be surprised to learn that all this can be found in one country. And this country is Uzbekistan.
When planning a trip, you should pay attention to seasonal and active recreation. It is optimal to plan a trip so that the tour program includes visits to historical centers in Bukhara, Samarkand, Khiva and Tashkent, and after the cultural and cognitive part – visits to madrassahs, mausoleums and museums, to recover in nature. These places are suitable both for extreme people and for family holidays with children.
Our company offers a wide variety of ethnic tours to choose from. Here you can take part in the life of villagers, live in a remote village or in yurts, visit a local wedding or birthday party, ride horses and camels, go on safari in the colorful deserts and enjoy the unique exotic fauna of Uzbekistan.
Living in a tourist village is a great opportunity to see rural life from the inside. Wake up to birds singing, taste the most natural breakfast, lie down on the grass and admire the blue sky, see how pilaf is cooked, how a cow is milked and take part in the harvest, see how ceramics is made by hand or the world’s most beautiful silk using ancient technology – all this can be seen while staying in a tourist village. Tired of the city bustle, you need to relax and feel the harmony and balance against the background of picturesque nature? Go to an Uzbek village.
The main advantage of towns and villages in Uzbekistan is that they have preserved their authenticity and identity. This is what makes Uzbekistan attractive for many tourists.
If you want to get acquainted with life and culture of northern peoples of Uzbekistan and study centuries-old traditions and way of life of local residents’ nature, choose yurt camps for living against the background of pristine. Traditional Uzbek yurt camps are built in the form of traditional nomadic settlements.
Life in the yurts is absolutely ecological as only natural materials such as wood and felt are used in their production. Each yurt is designed for about 5 people.
Living in a yurt camp, you will feel yourself on the edge of civilization, transported through time, you will feel the atmosphere of the Silk Road, among nomads and traders, whose caravans once passed through these places.
Typically, tours with accommodation in yurt camps often include a variety of exotic services: camel riding, three meals a day, and picnics in the background of nature and in front of a fire with folklore performances under the endless starry sky.
In addition, you can walk to a nearby village and learn about the daily life and culture of the locals or, for example, look at an ancient fortress.
Some of the most famous yurt camps in Uzbekistan are considered: “Aidar”, located 10 kilometers away from the lake “Aidarkul”, camp “Safari” near the city of Nurata, yurt camp “Muynak” on the shore of the Aral Sea, Ayaz-Kala camp near the settlement of Ayaz-Kala and others.
Wine making in Uzbekistan has a very deep history. It is believed that the first grapes were brought here 6 thousand years ago. And already then in Central Asia there was a high technique of winemaking and grape cultivation.
The famous Venetian medieval traveler Marco Polo, who traveled through Central Asia, wrote in his diary:
“Samarkand, Bukhara and other magnificent cities are the places decorated with magnificent gardens and vineyards. I tasted local wine. This wine was at least ten years old, and it amazed with its excellent quality…”.
Active rest in the bosom of pristine nature, giving a lot of impressions and emotions, which may be better for the traveler.