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Destinations in Tajikistan

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Regions in Tajikistan

Ferghana Valley
Central Asia’s infamously turbulent, yet intriguing and culturally dynamic area encompasses three nations in one of the world’s most complicated political and geographical jumbles.

Karategin
Tajikistan’s core, including the capital, Dushanbe.

Khatlon
Tajikistan’s varied southwestern region, and the epicenter of the uprising that sparked the country’s catastrophic post-Soviet civil war.

Pamirs
One of the world’s highest mountain ranges, featuring towering vistas, hiking, climbing, and a breathtaking journey along the Pamir Highway.

Zeravshan
Beautiful valleys surrounded by the magnificent Fann Mountains, as well as old ruins near Panjakent.

Cities in Tajikistan

  • Dushanbe is the capital and by far the biggest city.
  • Isfara is a historic Silk Road village in the Ferghana Valley near the Kyrgyzstan border.
  • Istaravshan is an ancient city renowned for its magnificent Abdullatif Madrassah and Mosque.
  • Khorugh is the biggest city in the Pamirs and the entrance to them.
  • Khujand is the capital of Tajikistan’s Ferghana Valley region, as well as the country’s second biggest city.
  • Konibodom is located in the middle of the Ferghana Valley, near the Uzbek border.
  • Kulob is the third biggest city in the nation.
  • Qurghonteppa — Khatlon’s biggest city and the political epicenter of Tajikistan’s previous civil war.
  • Tursunzoda is a settlement west of Dushanbe on the road and train to Uzbekistan.

Other destinations in Tajikistan

  • The Pamir Mountains, with passes ranging from 3200 to 4500 meters, and Lake Karakol
  • Penjikent, a border village 70 kilometers from Samarkand, Uzbekistan, containing historic city remains.
  • The Zeravshan valley, which includes the Fan Mountains, is a popular hiking and climbing destination in Central Asia.

How To Travel To Tajikistan

By plane The country's two airlines are Tajik Air, a national carrier, and Somon Air, a new commercial airline. Flights from Dushanbe to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Samara, Sochi, Chelyabinsk, Novosibirsk, Perm, Krasnoyarsk, Orenburg, Irkutsk, Nizhnevartovsk, Surgut, Kazan, and Yekaterinburg are available. Central Asian destinations include Bishkek, Almaty, Ürümqi, and Kabul. The...

How To Travel Around Tajikistan

By minivan / shared taxi There are scheduled minivans connecting large cities, but otherwise, renting a car or sharing one with other people is the only method to travel throughout the nation. Prices are usually quoted per person, not per vehicle, and are split by the number of passengers. SUVs may...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Tajikistan

For trips of up to 90 days, nationals of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, and Ukraine do not need a visa. Visas are becoming more simple to acquire, following the lead of other Central Asian nations, especially for citizens of affluent countries. This strategy is intended...

Accommodation & Hotels in Tajikistan

Hotels There are just a few major hotels in Dushanbe. The Hyatt Regency was newly constructed and opened its doors in March 2009. Another large hotel is the "Tajikistan" (recently refurbished), which is situated in the city center. Most are from the post-Soviet period and are overpriced and in bad...

Things To See in Tajikistan

Tajikistan has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the proto-urban site of Sarazm in Panjakent and the Tajik National Park in the country's east, which encompasses the Pamirs. Tajikistan's mountains are among the highest in the world, with three peaks rising over 7,000 meters and more than half of the...

Food & Drinks in Tajikistan

Food in Tajikistan Tajikistan's cuisine is a mix of Central Asian, Afghan, and Pakistani cuisines, with a touch of Russian influence. If you like Russian cuisine, you will most likely have a pleasant gastronomic experience. If you find Russian cuisine dull, you may struggle here. Plov- Rice, meat or mutton, and...

Money & Shopping in Tajikistan

Since October 2000, Somoni has been the national currency, and we utilize the ISO 4217 international currency code of TJS put before the quantity in all of our articles. When shopping locally, though, you may see a variety of notations put before or after the sum. TJS1, 3, 5, 10, 20,...

History Of Tajikistan

Early history The region's civilizations stretch back to at least the fourth millennium BCE, and include the Bronze Age Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex, the Andronovo cultures, and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Sarazm. The region's oldest documented history goes back to about 500 BCE, when most, if not all, of current...

Stay Safe & Healthy in Tajikistan

Stay Safe in Tajikistan Tajikistan is a secure nation, but occasional factional warfare from neighboring Afghanistan (as well as local warlordism) persists. Visitors should be informed about the security situation and avoid taking needless risks. It is not safe to stroll about outdoors alone after nightfall, and it is not...

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