The national capital Tashkent is located 150 miles (241 kilometers) northwest of Fergana.
For an authentic Uzbekistan vacation, find the time to also look beyond Fergana and taste the scenic and cultural riches the region has to offer. Andizhan, is 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southwest, and Namangan is located 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the south.
Travelers seeking places of quiet contemplation, will relish visiting the region's mosques.
For those who love to make the most of winter, Uzbekistan may be the perfect place to go. Do as the locals do and go snowboarding and skiing.
For lots of travellers, visiting new places is as much about cuisines as it is about seeing the sights, so make the effort to check out the local specialties at the region's restaurants. Some ingredients found in many Uzbekistan recipe books are mutton and rice. Favorite local menu items are bademjan (eggplant salad) and chuchvara soup (small boiled dumplings), but naturally there are many other tasty meal options to sample. Once the main course has settled order the delicious exotic fruit platter (slices of various fruit). After dinner, take your partner out for a drink in a bar that serves regional wines. Try Shirin (dessert wine) or Aleatiko (dessert wine). To wrap up your experience, try a kefir (thick drinking yoghurt). This is a popular non-alcoholic drink in this region.
The handiest major airport, Fergana Airport, is located in Fergana, 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the west of Fergana, which is handy to remember when booking your trip.