The countries of Central Asia have only recently opened up their borders to more tourism in the hope of stimulating their economies.
Uzbekistan which is one of the former USSR states is the best one to start with! The sheer volumes of history dating from the Biblical times to the Medieval days are enough to grab your attention.
The Registan in Samarkand is a must visit and was a major stop on the ancient Silk Route that connected Europe with the Orient!
Best one week itinerary for Uzbekistan is in this exhaustive travel guide. Use this to see what to do in Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara & Khiva on a budget.
Samarkand is the most famous city in Uzbekistan and its most popular sights is the Registan! Use this travel guide for the best of Samarkand things to do.
An all you need to know guide on visiting Bukhara, the holiest city in all of Central Asia. Look for useful travel ideas and an itinerary to visit Bukhara on your own.
Khiva is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia. Here’s a list of things to do in Khiva, Uzbekistan with a full guide on where to stay, what to eat, and how much it costs to experience the old city.
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