Tajikistan is the most unusual country in Central Asia. Take 6-day Tajikistan tour from Tashkent to this unique land, and your heart will be impressed with beautiful mountain peaks touching the sky, cold lakes reflecting unlimited sky. In 6 days, you will travel from north to south, from city to city, from steppes to mountain passes.
Here, as in any classical cultural tour, you will enjoy interesting excursions to sights and museums, though the magic of this trip is in its tranquility away from hectic life and traditional holiday. Take a pilgrimage to the mountains, and you will find peace that each of us is lacking today.
Tajikistan tour from Tashkent descriptions
1 person – no discount 2 persons – 10% discount 3 persons – 20% discount 4 persons and up – 30% discount
Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
English speaking tour leader;
Sightseeing tour program as per itinerary in each city;
Entrance fees to sights as per itinerary;
Meals as per itinerary.
Hotel charges for additional services;
Consular fees for Tajikistan tourist visa;
Personal travel insuranceж;
Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
Transportation and other services in Uzbekistan.
Must visit on your Tajikistan tour from Tashkent
Khujand is the 2nd largest city in Tajikistan with the 2500 year history, which makes it one of the oldest cities in the world. Not surprisingly it was also on the Great Silk Road.
The name of the city changed throughout time: Khujend, Leninabad, Khujand (Khudzhand, Khojand). Khujand mainly occupies the left bank of Syr-Darya surrounded by mountains. The population here is 150.000 people. Khujand is the capital of Sughd, which is the northwestern province of Tajikistan. As the province is quite far away from the capital new tunnels and routes are being constructed to make the transportation better. Khujand has a unique culture and a high level of development.
Most of the Soviet-era buildings have been renovated, however, you will feel going back in time here., as the architecture has not changed much. Despite being the 2nnd largest city of the country Khujand has a cosy appeal to it. A relaxing atmosphere is ensured by the shady, lush parks and beautiful boulevards. On a hot summer day, the riverbanks of Syr-Darya are full of people, especially children cooling off. There are boats which provide tours on the river, so you can also enjoy the city views in this way. There a lot of restaurants and cafes along the riverbank in the centre.
Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikstan where the population of 800.000 lives․ Dushanbe literally means Monday-“du “ stands for two and “shambe “ is the week in Persian. The city was built on the site of a village, which had a famous Monday bazaar. This is how it got the name.
An interesting thing to notice in the city are slogans on the trolleybuses and buses, which have the colours of the flag of Tajikistan: red, white and green. The slogans maybe like “there is no wealth greater than culture”, “it is an honour to live in Dushanbe”, “Rational use of water, electricity and other wealth”.
You may also see a lot of presidential posters all around the city. Tajikistan is a presidential republic and the head of the state is So if you don’t know the president Emomali Rahmon, you will get to know him by the numerous posters on the walls of the city.
Dushanbe has the honour of having one of the tallest flag poles in the world, which stands in front of the Palace of Nation in the middle of a modernly-designed park. You can do a lot of sightseeing in Dushanbe. Below you can read about some of the best sightseeing destinations in the city.
The tour starts at Uzbek-Tajik border crossing Oybek, where driver will meet you to head to Khujand (70 km, 1 h). Sightseeing in Khujand includes Republican Historical-Ethnographic Museum, Timur Malik Fortress, Archaeological Museum, Mosque and Madrasah of Sheikh Muslehiddin, Panjshanbe Bazaar. Overnight at the hotel. Duration of sightseeing tour: 2-3 hours Meals: no
Day 2: Khujand – Istaravshan
After breakfast, drive to Istaravshan and have a short sightseeing tour upon arrival. Visit Mug Tepa, one of the ancient settlements in Tajikistan. Continue to Khazrati Shoh architectural complex that consists of Khazrati Shoh Mausoleum – the grave of brother of Kusam ibn Abbas; Khudayar Valami Mausoleum, and Mosque Namozgoh. Dinner and overnight in the guesthouse. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 3: Istarafshan – Haf Kul
In the morning, drive to Seven Lakes. On the way, visit Lenin statue on a dam of Urotepa reservation. Continue driving to the lakes. Each lake in mountains of Tajikistan has a different color. The Seven Lakes are: Mijgon, Soya, Hushyor, Nofin (2139 m above sea), Hurdak, Marguzor, and Hazorchashma (2400 m above sea level). Have picnic on the seventh Lake, Hazorchashma. Continue driving to the guesthouse for dinner and overnight. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 4: Haf Kul – Iskanderkul – Dushanbe
Drive to Dushanbe (305 km, 6-7 h) via the Anzob Pass (3373 m above sea). On the way, enjoy spectacular views of Iskanderkul Lake. Arrive in Dushanbe in the afternoon. Check in to hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Meals: breakfast, lunch
Day 5: Dushanbe
After breakfast, start sightseeing tour in the capital, the largest city of Tajikistan. Visit to the National Museum of Antiquities of Tajikistan where you may see the famous statue of Buddha. Trip to the Botanic Garden where the local people like spending their spare time. Visit to the bazaar. Trip to the countryside (30 km) to explore the remains of Hissar Fortress of the 18th century. Visit to two madrasahs and a mausoleum. Return to Dushanbe. Overnight at the hotel. Duration of sightseeing tour: 2-3 hours Meals: breakfast
Day 6: Dushanbe – departure
Check-out from the hotel till noon. Free time till transfer to Dushanbe International Airport. Departure. Meals: breakfast
No Credit Cards required. Book With Flexibility. If your plans change, you can easily change the date or cancel the tour.