Culinary, friendship & happiness: Uzbekistan invites tourists from Malaysia

 Uzbekistan invites residents of a distant country to walk among the quarters of oriental art.

 The embassies of Uzbekistan and Malaysia together with the tourist company Apple Vacations & Conventions Sdn Bhd will organize a tour with a special guest - the popular Malaysian chef Datuk Redzuwan Ismail (known as Van), in places of incredible beauty, with a mosaic of sea color gleaming on history itself, with growing greenery on the rounded forms of domes, with graceful patterns merging with nature.

 A 10-day tour in Uzbekistan will start on March 18, 2020.  60 fans of master’s culinary creativity will see with him the country of the Silk Road from different angles, visit the legendary cities of Samarkand & Bukhara, which cannot be dispensed with gastronomic whimsy.

 The dates of the tour fall on the celebration of the vernal equinox - Navruz.  This pagan holiday was revered by the Zoroastrians even before the arrival of the Arab conquerors.  Fun festivities and the main dish - sumalak, will be a pleasant gift for guests.

 Uzbekistan and Malaysia have a lot in common: religion and mentality, cuisine and architecture.  Buddhist complexes preserved in the south of Uzbekistan, and Malaysian cuisine also combines dishes called "samosa", "tandoori", "naan" - it sounds familiar, doesn’t it?  It will be possible to learn culinary features and differences together with a professional from the world of high gastronomy within the framework of this unique tour.

 Important!  For citizens of Malaysia, a visa-free regime was introduced for citizens of Malaysia for a period of 30 days.

 Direct flights from Malaysia to Uzbekistan significantly increased the influx of pioneers: 3,000 Malaysians visited the pearl of Central Asia last year.  The forecasted trend for 2020 says that the number of Kuala Lumpur - Tashkent flights will increase in proportion to the number of travelers.  See you soon in the ancient land of Maverannahr!