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International Festival "The Magic of Dance"
The Magic of Dance International Festival is traditionally organised in ancient Khiva, Khoresm province, Uzbekistan, in early September (in 2017 bet...
The Shark Taronlari International Festival is the most popular and prestigious song competition and festival in Central Asia. The festival is organi...
International Festival "Silk and Spices"
Silk and Spices is one of Uzbekistan's oldest festivals. The event is traditionally organised in the wonderful ancient Bukhara in May, every year si...
International Folk Festival "Boysun Bakhori" (Baisun Spring)
Baisun is the centre of a district in Surkhandarya province located 150 km north of the city of Termez in the south of Uzbekistan. This green and co...
Uzbekistan Holidays
The principal holidays in Uzbekistan today are Navruz and the Independence Day. The Independence Day is celebrated on 1 September since 1991, ...
Kulikalon lakes
Kulikalon (39°15"11.47"N; 68°10"19.13"E) translated from Tajik as ‘a big lake’ is the second largest lake in the Fann Mountains....
Caves of Uzbekistan
The real sensation in speleological discoveries started in Uzbekistan in the beginning of 70-s. As a result of such discoveries more than 600 caves ...
Dushanbe
Since 1991 Dushanbe (former Stalinabad and the capital of ex-Tajik SSR since 1925) has been the capital of sovereign Tajikistan. It is a rather youn...
Nukus
Nukus is the capital of Karakalpakstan, an autonomous republic within Uzbekistan, which is situated in the north-west of the country, on the right b...
Kitab National Reserve
The Kitab National Reserve is situated in Kitab district, Kashkadarya province, Uzbekistan, and is located on the southwestern spurs of the Zeravsha...
Lakes of Chukurak gorge
The Chukurak Gorge has in it three lakes, each beautiful and unique. The lowest of them, Lake Chukurak (39°15"47.61"С; 68° 8"2.6...
Istravshan (Ura-Tyube)
Ura-Tyube is one of the ancient cities of Central Asia, sprang up more than 2500 years ago. The city is situated at an altitude of about 1000m above...
Pendjikent
Pendjikent city is situated in the valley of the Zarafshan river, 68 km south-east of Samarkand and 320 km south-west of Khodjikent. In the south-ea...
Khodjent
Khodjent is an ancient Central Asian city. It is also the second largest city in Tajikistan, situated in the northern part of the country on the Sir...
Yashilkul and Bulunkul Lakes
Lakes Yashilkul and Bulunkul are situated in the Alichur Valley some 20 km north of the Pamir Highway (M41), Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous province, T...
Moutniye lake
If we go to the south of Alaudin Lakes higher into the mountains, we can see the first moraine blocking the gorge. Its formidable crest consists of ...
Bolshoe Allo lake
In 1912 a powerful earthquake pushed the Fann Mountains from inside and broke into pieces the southern slope of the Western Fann Range. A river was ...
Garm-Chashma
The hot mineral spring Garm-Chashma (the name translates from Tajik as ‘hot spring’) is situated at an elevation of 2,325 m above sea level, on the ...
Kaahka
About 15 km west of Ishkashim, near the village of Namanguti, you will find the famous Kaahka, one of the most ancient fortresses (3rd century BC-7t...
Ihkashim
Ihkashim, a small village of three streets stretching along the highway in the Panj Valley, is the administrative centre of Ishkashim District. ...
Vrang
The village of Vrang is a wonderful place, the only one in the Pamir Mountains featuring a 4th-7th-century Buddhist cultic complex located on a high...
Langar
The Tajik portion of the Vakhan Valley ends in the large exotic village of Langar. Located at an elevation of 3,000 m above sea level, Langar is the...
Vakhan Valley
Vakhan, the Vakhan Valley and the Vakhan Corridor are the different names for one of the most interesting places in the world. The picturesque valle...
Fann Mountains
The Wonderful Fann Mountains – the Most Popular Region in Tajikistan. The Fann Mountains is the country of turquoise lakes, breathtakingly high...
Yamchun settlement
The village of Yamchun ranks as one of the most interesting tourist attractions in the Vakhan Valley. Yamchun is situated 90 km east of the admini...
Samarkand Silk Paper
When in Samarkand, be sure to visit an original workshop specialising in the manual production of paper using a revived medieval technology. ...
The Village of Sentab and the Sentabsay Gorge
The village of Sentab is situated on the southern slopes of the Nurata Range close to the Nurata State Reserve, Navoi province. Since the 5th...
The Sampling of Samarkand Wines
Wine sampling at the Khovrenko Winery in Samarkand, the oldest wine factory in Central Asia, will be a nice addition to your city tour programme. ...
The Mountain Villages (Kishlaks) of Farish District
There are many tourists who wish to learn more about the life of local people. The most suitable for that purpose are the mountain villages of Asraf...
Khakim at-Termezi Mausoleum
The Khakim at-Termezi Mausoleum is a cultic and memorial complex which formed around the grave of 9th-century theologian Khakim at-Termezi, a holy p...
Yurt camp Safari
The Safari yurt camp is situated 5 km from the western shore of the Aydar Lake, near the village of Dongelek lost in sands in the very heart of the ...
Fayaz-Tepa
Fayaz-Tepa, a complex of Buddhist temples. The Fayaz-Tepa complex was discovered by L. I. Albaum in 1963, when the archaeologist was excavating...
Kara-tepe
Kara-tepe is a 1st-4th-century Buddhist monastic complex built on three hills in the northwestern part of Termez. The complex includes a few templ...
Museum of Archaeology in Termez
The Museum of Archaeology was founded on 24 October 2001 in honour of the 2500th anniversary of the city of Termez, following a decree from Presiden...
Jarkurgan Minaret
The Jarkurgan Minaret commissioned by Sultan Sanjar and constructed by architect Ali ibn Muhammad Serakhsi in 1109, is one of Uzbekistan’s oldest...
Memorial and cultic complex Sultan-Saodat
The Sultan-Saodat memorial and cultic complex (10th-18th centuries) is the family grave of the Seyids, the ruling dynasty of Termez. The complex co...
Zurmala Tower
The Zurmala Tower rising to the northeast of the Termez fortification walls of the Kushan period is one of the Buddhist monuments of ancient Termez....
Mizdahkan
Mizdahkan (Mizdahan, Mizdakhan) is a major architectural and cultic complex and one of Karakalpakstan’s most interesting tourist objects. Mizdahkan ...
Kyrk-Kyz
Kyrk-Kys (‘forty girls’) is an interesting 9th-11th-century construction. According to medieval historians, this feudal palace and castle was the ...
Gulkam Canyon
The Gulkam Canyon is located in the Ugam-Chatkal National Natural Park, near the Chimgan ski resort highly popular among Tashkenters and the visitor...
Fergana
Fergana is a major city in the Fergana Valley in the east of Uzbekistan and the administrative centre of Fergana province with a population of over...
Namangan
Namangan is a large city in the northern part of the Fergana Valley, 300 km from Tashkent, and the administrative centre of Namangan province. Nama...
Kokand
Kokand is a small but very interesting and important city with a long history, situated in the famous Fergana Valley 250 km east of the capital of U...
Andizhan
Andizhan is a major Uzbek city in the southeastern part of the Fergana Valley, 350 km from Tashkent and 50 km from the Kyrgyz city of Osh. Andi...
Baikonur
Situated in the steppes of Kyzylorda Province, Kazakhstan, 240 km west of the city of Kyzylorda, near the Tyuratam railway station, Baikonur is, pro...
Abulkasym Madrasah
Currently the Abulkasym madrasah houses the Khurnamad association for craftsmen also known as the Centre for Traditional Applied Arts. There y...
Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Grand Academic Theatre
The Opera and Ballet Theatre is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Tashkent. The theatre is located in the very heart of the city,...
Kukeldash madrasah
The Kukeldash madrasah is Tashkent’s oldest madrasah, which is well preserved and still functioning. It was constructed in the 1560s by Dervishkhan...
Alisher Navoi National Park
The Alisher Navoi National Park is one of Uzbekistan’s largest urban parks. It was founded by the members of the Komsomol organisation from Tashkent...

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