Tour to Fergana from Tashkent will quickly show you the pearl of Uzbek nature - Ferghana valley. It lays deep down between two mountain ranges.
Beautiful Ferghana is a true jewel of Uzbekistan and the source of its ancient traditions of craftsmanship. In addition, the region feeds all of Uzbekistan and Central Asia with fruits and vegetables, the tastiest dishes and beautiful carpets.
Carpets weaving masterpiece is a family craft in Fergana. Lots of families own personal ways & secrets of how to weave the most beautiful carpets in the world. They are all expensive and made of natural dyed silk. Unlike rumors say, Uzbek carpets could be cleaned and washed easily.
Despite everything, Fergana has a rich service for tourists, coming from all over the world - handicraft, cooking, master classes, fruits & vegetables, a thousand kinds of Uzbek festivals, etc. We're ready to show you them all!
Transfer to Rishtan town (50 km west of Fergana). This town is famous all over the world for its pottery - every third family in Rishtan is potters. Rishtan pottery is decorated according to an ancient tradition that is more than 800 years. Masters hand down their trade secrets from father to son. The unique red clay ceramic masterpieces are decorated with classical naturally made ultramarine, turquoise and azure ornaments known as blue glaze "ishkor". All the visitors are welcomed with a wide range of beautiful dishes that often take place in many international exhibitions, museums, world, and private collections.
The tour program includes visiting the workshops of one of the famous potter Rustam Usmanov and master of silk carpets' weaver Bahromjon Gafurov.