Uzbekistan culture is unique and differ you are used to see home. During your journey you’ll learn more and more about the country and wonder quirks of culture and local’s lifestyle. Here are some experiences to seek out on your trip.
#1 – CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS IN MARCH
Oriental New Year is celebrated on March 21. It’s a time when everything wakes up and starts to blossom. Travelling at this time will give you lots of unforgettable cultural experiences. For example it’s cooking festive dish – sumalyak. Cooking takes a whole night full of dances, games and competitions! It’s a real chance to know the country better.
#2 – SHOP IN BAZAAR
Bazaar is a special place where you can find everything you want! Every day plenty of locals come here and you have nothing left as to be involved in the hustle and bustle.
#3 – GO YURTS
Yurts are one of the most popular weekend activities for Uzbeks in summer time. Join the locals and spend a few days in yurt camp near Aydarkul lake. It’s possible to swim, ride a camel, fish and enjoy the surroundings.
#4 – ENJOY UZBEK WEDDING
The wedding day is a memorable day in almost every culture. Uzbek wedding is one of the most beautiful and richest embodiments of the spiritual values of the country. There’re lots of traditions and visiting a wedding will be very unforgettable experience.
#5 – RIDE A DONKEY
Where else can you ride a donkey? They were the most common modes of transportation for many centuries. Donkeys are gentle, steady and can be saddled and ridden in a similar fashion to horses. Nowadays you can ride a donkey only in countryside. Nevertheless it will be interesting experience during your Uzbekistan tour.
#6 – ATTEND A COCK FIGHTING
Cock fighting is one of favorite event among locals and it will be interesting to visit one of competitions during your trip. There’re special breed of cocks that are called “dragons”. They are more aggressive and strong.
#7 – ENJOY PANORAMIC VIEW FROM MOUNTAIN PEAK
For active people we suggest to have a hiking tour in Chimgan Mountains. It’s very beautiful place full of charming little villages and scenic views. With a professional mountain guide you can get on top of a Small Chimgan to enjoy unforgettable panoramic view.
For more information contact your Ayurveda Tour Consultant