Long ago Central Asia was the cradle of culture and the centre of the ancient Silk Road. The ancient Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes connecting the east and west. Uzbekistan, part of the Central Asian countries is a land of ancient architecture and culture. Landlocked from both the sides, Uzbekistan is a relatively young country that gained independence in 1991 from the then Soviet Union. The country is now slowly luring travellers to its ancient wonders.
Uzbekistan is a friendly country and is quite safe to travel. And you get brownie points for being Indian because the Uzbeks are madly in love with Bollywood! With majority population following Islam, the country has some of the most beautiful mosques and grand Islamic architecture to fame. Here is a 10 days guide to this beautiful central Asian country.