Travel Information

Bhutanese citizens travelling to Uzbekistan

Citizens of Bhutan that are travelling to Uzbekistan need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

What to expect in Uzbekistan

🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
bad air quality
❄️ cold weather

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include

Yandex Taxi.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is UZS.

1 BTN = 131.189603 UZS

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $1.67 USD.

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 30 days past your travel date.

5-day visa-free transit when in transit at the international airports on condition of holding a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Uzbekistan. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Uzbekistan has implemented enhanced screening procedures and entry restrictions in response to the coronavirus (COVID−19) outbreak. These include temporary border closures, flight cancellations and medical checks at international border checkpoints. Contact your airline or your nearest embassy or consulate of Uzbekistan to confirm visa and entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Uzbekistan.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Uzbekistan. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.46 / 5)
Safety (3.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$35.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$1.67 USD

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