1. Ride in one of the most beautiful underground metro: With a guided Uzbekistan Tour Packages set out to explore the Uzbekistan Tashkent Metro railway system. It is one of the only two metro systems operating in Central Asia. Opened in 1977, it was the first underground railway transport system in Central Asia with a marvellous artistic design. The metro rails run 36,2 kilometres long and have 29 stations.
Time: 5 am – 1 2am
Price: 1 Ticket (token) - 10.89 Indian Rupee
2. Stroll through the Chorsu Bazaar: A central market for the city of Tashkent, Chorsu Bazaar is a must-try shopping destination to buy souvenirs, bargain your best deals on dates and dry fruits and soak in the hustle-bustle of Uzbekistan everyday life. The architectural wonder continues even in these two storied shopping areas. The central dome is the most recognizable symbol, and the outside is decorated with blue tiles traditional to Uzbekistan style.
Time: 5 am – 8:15 pm
Location: Navoi St. 48 Shayhan Taurski District, Tashkent Uzbekistan
3. Learn about the history of handicrafts in Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art: Founded in 1937, the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan is a decorative art museum with over 4,000 including ceramics, gold weaving, wood carving, embossing, embroidery and jewellery. It's one among those museums where the building is an art form on its own.
Time: 9 am – 6 pm
Location: 15 Rakaposhi Street, Tashkent 100031, Uzbekistan
4. Embark upon the splendid site of a medieval street of Shah-i-Zinda: An avenue of mausoleums, these tombs have one of the most vibrant Timurid-era tilework that dates back to the 14th and 15th centuries. The Necropolis complex consists of eleven mausoleums and built-in rows of sparkling blue coloured tiles. Connecting to this splendid medieval street avenue is a legend that Qusam ibn-Abbas, a cousin of Prophet Mohammed, is buried in the holiest innermost shrine and, the name Shah-i-Zinda meaning Living King, finds its origin.
Time: 9 am – 7 pm
Location: M-37, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
5. Be awestruck by this majestic building, Great Minaret of the Kalon: A masterpiece of 47m tall with 10m-deep foundations, the Great Minaret of the Kalon has stood for almost nine centuries. The use of glazed blue tiles was done for the first time on the Kalon’s 14 ornamental bands. It marks the centre of gravity for Bukhara. There is an inscription on three bands with the date of construction - 1127, names of architect - Usto (master) Bako and ruler - Arslan Khan.
Time: Open 24 hours
Location: 9 Khakikat St, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
6. Get inspired by this ancient city centre, Registan: In the medieval era of Samarkand, Registan was the heart of the city. The public square is framed by three Islamic schools (Madrasahs) called Ulugh Beg Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah and Tilya-Kori Madrasah.
Time: April to October from 8 am - 7 pm
November to March from 9 am – 5 pm
Location: Registan St, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
7. Try the healing of the land in Khodja Ikon salt cave: Opened in 1989, Khodjaikon salt cave provided services equivalent to sanatorium-resort treatment. But it is best known for its healing treatment called speleotherapy inside the salt cave. For patients with chronic bronchitis, asthma, skin diseases and respiratory diseases, it provides 3 treatment rooms that differ in humidity, temperature, pressure and trace elements. The cave length is 155 m and is located at an altitude of 1200 m. The strength of this cave lies in its dry climate.