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Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan

Asia is indeed a magnificent tourist destination. Rich in exoticism, history and distinct culture, any vacationer will fall in love with its beauty. One of the most breathtaking places in the heart of Asia unceasingly captures the hearts of sightseers from all over the world --- Uzbekistan. Found in Central Asia, Uzbekistan is surrounded by other Turkic states which are Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. It has a cornucopia of incredible land forms that make it a picturesque landscape for any visitor. The state is also well-known for its majestic palaces and buildings which prove that its people do not only transcend architectural prowess but also passion, talent and uniqueness. So what will you do in Uzbekistan and where will you go.





There are a lot of places to visit and a lot of activities to engage in. A historical tour is very well-liked in Uzbekistan. Since it has played a big role in Central Asiaís history, you should find a lot of interesting historical places. A famous example is the Great Silk Road, a network of trade routes that connects Asia, Europe, Africa and the Mediterranean. You may also visit remarkable Christian churches that radiate the spirituality of the countryís settlers from the 19th century. Renowned churches include the Sacred Heart Parish Church of Tashkent (the greatest Catholic church in Central Asia), the Evangelical-Lutheran Church, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Svyato-Uspenskiy Cathedral and many more. There are also tours that let vacationers visit the places that are connected to famous people like Alexander the Great, the philosopher Ibn Sina or Avicenna and the Buddhist pilgrim Xuan Zang. For nature lovers, you can always feast your eyes on Uzbekistanís incredible flora and fauna.





There are tours that involve flower watching in which you'll visit the Charvak reservoir, Chatkal National Park, the Zaamin and Zaraphshan reserves and the Tien-Shan ridges. Youíll also be mesmerized with all the diverse and unforgettable colors and breeds of the wild tulips of the country when you join the Tulip Safari. You may also go bird watching and patiently wait until you see the rare bird species of Uzbekistan like the Panderís Ground Jay, Paradise Flycatcher, Tree Sparrow and many more. Now if youíre more of the adventurous type, there are also plenty of thrilling activities that you can do in Uzbekistan. You can explore the great lands of the country in a Road Jeep Safari from Tashkent to the Aral Sea. If you want to give your legs some exercise, you can bike around Fergana Valley area or go trekking in the ridges of Pskem and Ugam. To make the adventure even more Turkic, take a ride in the camels of Uzbekistan and experience the warmth of Kyzyl-Kum desert. After all the sun and sweat, you can take a rejuvenating and exciting break by boating and rafting in the exhilarating waters of the Chatkal River. And if these arenít enough, feel the kick of heights as you fly around the most mind blowing attractions in an AN-2 biplane. However, if you really want to feel like youíre flying, paragliding is the best option for you. Finally, there are also skiing and snowboarding places in Tien Shan where you can experience the adrenaline rush of your life as you go down the slope.  










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