Frequently asked questions about Uzbekistan

  1. Can I pre-book transfers and extra nights?
  2. Do I need a visa?
  3. Do I need vaccinations or malaria tablets?
  4. What is the time difference?
  5. When is the best time to travel to Uzbekistan?

1. Can I pre-book transfers and extra nights?
Yes, you have the option to pre-book airport transfers (arrival only) and secondly the option to pre-book pre and post tour nights. These extra services should be added to your booking.
2. Do I need a visa?
Many nationalities will require a visa for entry into Uzbekistan but please check in good time before your trip commences as this information is always subject to change. You can check this information through a site such as this one.

If you do need a visa you can use your nearest Uzbekistan embassy or a visa agency such as CIBT.
3. Do I need vaccinations or malaria tablets?
Please click here for questions regarding vaccinations or malaria tablets for this country and contact after your local practitioner or a specialised health centre and make an appointment to get your shots and pills. Please make sure that you allow at least six weeks for a full program. People who already have had a few shots might do with two weeks. You are responsible for having the right protection when going on tour.
4. What is the time difference?
Please check the World Clock in order to find out the exact time difference.
5. When is the best time to travel to Uzbekistan?

The best time to visit Uzbekistan is from April to June and from late August to November, in between the harshest weather extremes.

The summer months of July and August are extremely hot and dry. Spring is mild and rainy; autumn has occasional frosts and rains and winter is unpredictable with snow and temperatures below freezing.