Are you planning a trip to Uzbekistan? This travel advice provides you with information about places of interest, the climate and possible health risks. It is important to know that vaccinations are recommended for Uzbekistan, although in most cases these are not mandatory. Which vaccinations you require for your trip Uzbekistan is dependant on the duration of your stay in this beautiful country.
The Republic of Uzbekistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia that is bordered by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and other countries. Uzbekistan is not linked to any sea and therefore has cold desert climates and semi-arid climates. Temperatures vary greatly between summer (very warm) and winter (very cold). Therefore, spring and autumn are the best months to travel to Uzbekistan. The country offers travellers historical monuments from the era of emirs and early Islam to gaze at as well as beautiful towns along the historic Silk Road: Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva are definite must-sees. The capital Tashkent is characterised by imposing Soviet architecture.
Regardless of your travel plans for Uzbekistan, please take into account the risk of (tropical) diseases and mosquito bites. Malaria is prevalent in Uzbekistan. Our KLM Health Services health experts are happy to tell what vaccinations you require and provide advice on additional measures you can take to minimise health risk during your stay. Click here to make an appointment (in Dutch) with one of our nurses.
Uzbekistan vaccinations: the most common risks
In Uzbekistan, various (tropical) diseases occur to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks and diseases in Uzbekistan and read which specific vaccinations you require.