Samarkand is undoubtedly the star of Uzbekistan’s silk road cities. From the spectacular Registan to the sobering Shah-I-Zinda, these are the most magnificent sights in the city.
Bukhara is a key stop on the silk road with leafy plazas, intricate mosaics and peaceful mosques standing side by side. These are our picks of the best things to do in Bukhara.
From the mountains of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the deserts of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, this is our complete Central Asia itinerary to help you plan your own.
As long as the Penjikent border crossing remains closed, getting between Dushanbe and Samarkand will continue to be a rather long-winded affair. These are the three best options for making the trip.
With a delightful labyrinth of narrow alleyways and spectacular mosaics, Khiva was our favourite stop in Uzbekistan. These are the best things to do there.
Planning to apply for your Uzbekistan visa in Dushanbe, Tajikistan? Here’s everything you need to know.