Weather - Uzbekistan’s climate is arid continental and it often has a significant annual variation in temperature. The northern region of Uzbekistan is temperate, while the southern region is subtropical. The country’s experiences extreme fluctuations bring the temperature to be as low as -35 degrees celsius. Air temperatures in the desert can range between 45-49 degrees Celsius. Humidity is low and rainfall is small in the Uzbek plains (between 80-200 millimetres).
The Uzbekistani Som is the currency of Uzbekistan. The currency code for Sums is UZS, and the currency symbol is лв.
Check out the respective embassy for visa rules and passport validity.
Various affordable hotels available in Uzbekistan. Additionally, Airbnb is another option for tourists to use. Be sure to book in advance during the tourist season between March and May, and between August and October.
Wifi is now common in tourists hotels and many restaurants and cafes to ease your worries. The wifi speeds range from glacial to lighting-fast but are usually very adequate. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter work well there with an exception of politically sensitive Uzbek languages sites. Do take note that communication programs like Skype and Whatsapp frequently do no work properly.
Depending on the seasons of the year, wrap up warm during winter with winter clothes as temperature can be as low as -35C; Light clothing is recommended as summer temperature can reach to 45C.
DO NOT forget to pack your prescription tablets and any other medicines that you think you might need in case you fall sick. However, if you typically take a controlled narcotic or a psychotropic substance as a prescription you must declare your medicine on the customs form and be prepared to present the actual medicine when you present your documents and luggage to the customs agent at the border crossing point.
+998, varies between regions in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan has 4 national GSM-based network operators: