Welcome to Uzbekistan - the Heart of Central Asia. Discover the history and heritage of Uzbekistan. Visit the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia - Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and Tashkent. Explore local culture and traditions and enjoy the hospitality of Uzbekistan people.
Tour Operator GLOBAL CONNECT offers Private and Group Tours to Uzbekistan’s most interesting destinations and attractions. We offer a wide range of private and group tours for individuals and groups and we adjust the itinerary to your interest, ideas and time frame. Private guiding is available in all major languages.
We are able to create a special custom Uzbekistan tour according to your own wishes and preferences. Let us know your wishes and assist you for personalized tours in Uzbekistan.
GLOBAL CONNECT team has over 10 years of experience in touring Uzbekistan. We have a strong experience in organizing an exclusive Uzbekistan custom tours depending on the individual preferences & budget.
Our custom made tours are specially planned to provide our clients with the high level services, it doesn't matter whether you are a holiday or business traveler.
Whatever may be your Uzbekistan trip budget, we arrange the tours to enable you to visit and experience the maximum number of unique, natural and cultural sights of Uzbekistan.
|Along the Great Silk Road
6 days/5 nights
|Classical Tour to Uzbekistan
7 days/6 nights
Ancient Tour to Uzbekistan
|Cultural Tour to Uzbekistan
8 days/7 nights
|Magic Land Tour to Uzbekistan
8 days/7 nights
|Discovery Tour to Uzbekistan
12 days/11 nights
|Adventure Tours to Uzbekistan
15 days/14 nights
|Aral Sea Tour to Uzbekistan
2 days/1 night
|Weekend Tour to Uzbekistan
2 days/1 night
|Day Tour to Uzbekistan
1 day (8 hours)
|Tour to Nurata Mountains
Sightseeing, home staying and
hiking in Nurata Mountains
|Tour to Chimgan Mountains
Hiking tours in and around
|Cultural tours to Kazakhstan
Cultural, Sightseeing and
Excursion tours to Kazakhstan
Tour Operator GLOBAL CONNECT offers discounts up to 70% on electronic train tickets. Best deals, money-saving offers and discounts for electronic tickets of high-speed trains "Afrosiyob" and express trains "Sharq" and "Registon". All the mentioned trains run maximum twice a day. To enjoy your travel we highly recommend that you purchase your electronic train tickets as early as possible.
General information about Uzbekistan: State Flag, State Emblem, State Anthem, area, population, language and more.
Religion in Uzbekistan: According to Article 31 of the Constitution, the freedom of conscience is guaranteed for all. Everyone has the right to profess any religion, or none at all. Forced imposition of religious views is unacceptable. Uzbekistan is a secular state where all religious organizations and citizens, regardless of their affiliation to a particular faith, are equal before the law. The state does not interfere with the activity of religious associations. Read more
Customs and Traditions in Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan is full of culture and traditions which have been around for hundreds of years. Uzbek customs and traditions are famous all over the world. When people think of Uzbekistan they often think of people drinking hot tea even in hot summer days and eating plov even early mornings, but there is more to Uzbekistan than just those things. Uzbekistan people have traditions of sport, music, food and many other occasions. There are also songs and sayings. Read more
Uzbek Culture is one of the brightest and original cultures of the East. It is famous with it's incomparable national music, dances and painting, art and literature, unique national kitchen and clothes. Get information about Ceramic and Fine Art in Uzbekistan, Uzbek Music and Literature, Famous Uzbek Dance and more interesting articles about Culture of Uzbek people here.
Holidays in Uzbekistan: Read about Uzbekistan public holidays here.
Currency of Uzbekistan: National currency of Uzbekistan is sum (also som, soum). The ISO 4217 currency code is UZS. One Uzbek sum is one hundred tiyin. Read more
Uzbekistan Sights, Museums, Craft Centers and Art Galleries: There are plenty of amazing tourist attractions in Uzbekistan. Check most recommended places to visit in Uzbekistan here.
Top Frequently asked questions:
What time is the best to travel?
The best time to visit Uzbekistan is generally in spring (April-May) or autumn (September-October).
Do I need a Visa to Uzbekistan?
All foreign nationals are required to obtain an entry visa to Uzbekistan (Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan (up to 60 days), Moldova, Russia and Ukraine don't need a visa to enter the Republic of Uzbekistan). Foreign nationals should have a visa support to obtain tourist visa to Uzbekistan.
What is the letter of invitation (LOI) to Uzbekistan?
A Letter of Invitation (LOI or Visa Support Letter) to Uzbekistan is a written document in support of a tourist seeking a visa to enter Uzbekistan. LOI for tourists visas are issued by Uzbekistan Tour Operator GLOBAL CONNECT LLC and approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Uzbekistan Tour Operator GLOBAL CONNECT LLC submits a visa application to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ministry reviews the application, reserving the right to deny any application without providing explanations. Approved visa support is telexed directly to the Embassy or Consulate in the country where you intend to obtain your visa. For more information about the letter of invitation (LOI) to Uzbekistan click here.
Where can an Uzbek visa be obtained? Here is the list of the cities and places where you can obtain your Uzbek visa: Abu Dhabi, Almaty, Ankara, Ashkhabad, Athens, Baku, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Bishkek, Brussels, Bukhara, Cairo, Dubai, Dushanbe, Frankfurt am Main, Islamabad, Istanbul, Jakarta, Jeddah, Kabul, Kiev, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London, Madrid, Mazare-Sharif, Moscow, New Delhi, New York, Novosibirsk, Nusuk, Paris, Riga, Riyadh, Rome, Samarkand, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tashkent Airport, Tashkent MFA, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Termez, Tokyo, Urgench, Vienna, Warsaw, Washington
Can I obtain visa on arrival at Tashkent International Airport?
Yes, it is possible to obtain a visa on arrival at the Tashkent International Airport, if one of the following conditions are met:
Can I extend my tourist visa in Uzbekistan?
Yes, you can extend your tourist visa when you are in Uzbekistan. Extension of stay is up to 7 days. By extending your visa you will be issued an EXIT VISA sticker into your passport.
What is the distance between the main cities in Uzbekistan?
For information about the distance between the main tourist cities click here
What is the Uzbek currency?
For information about currency of Uzbekistan click here
Can I pay by a credit card?
In some place in Tashkent it is possible to pay by credit cards. Master Card and Visa are accepted.
Is it possible to exchange sums to dollars (at departure)?
Currency exchange offices of the country provide exchange operations of sums to dollars before departing from Uzbekistan, on conditions that tourist preserve a document, given by bank, which indicated primary currency exchange of dollars to sums (or any other currency). However, it is worth considering that exchange offices may not have the currency you need.
What mobile operators are working in Uzbekistan?
For information about mobile operators in Uzbekistan click here.
Can foreign citizens become subscribers of cellular operators in Uzbekistan?
Foreign citizens can become subscribers of any cellular company operating in Uzbekistan, in case if they have temporary residence permit or registration in hotel.
What are the Uzbekistan phone code and city codes?
For information about phone codes and city codes click here.
Useful information about Uzbekistan:
Uzbekistan Time zone: Find the difference in time between Uzbekistan and counties around the world here.
Safety and security rules in Uzbekistan: The Institute of Economics and Peace has included Uzbekistan in the list of the safest countries for tourists. Read more
Border Crossing Points of Uzbekistan with neighbouring countries: