Highlights of Tajikistan

Need a quick getaway to somewhere truly different? Here's a six-day whirlwind excursion to the culturally distinct Tajikistan. Start in the capital city of Dushanbe before continuing through the most scenic and beautiful parts of the country, staying at unique homestays and roaming through the Tajik countryside. Finish up in the "Stone City" of Tashkent and start planning your return because six days is just enough time to fall in love with the region.

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: AWDT/153328
  • Starts: Dushanbe, Tajikistan
  • Finishes: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Dushanbe
  • Kŭli Iskandarkŭl
  • Khujand
  • Tashkent



Day 1: Dushanbe

Arrive at any time.

Enjoy an evening welcome meeting. Some travellers may have started their travels in Tajikistan. Get to know them with an optional welcome dinner.


Day 2: Dushanbe/Kŭli Iskandarkŭl

Visit some sights in the capital city of Dushanbe, including museums, monuments and the main mosque. After lunch, drive through the valleys and mountains of the area for an overnight in local homes in the stunningly beautiful Iskanderkul area. Meet the locals and explore this gorgeous landscape in the Fann Mountains.


Day 3: Kŭli Iskandarkŭl

Spend a full day exploring. Hike in the mountains to an impressive waterfall. After a picnic lunch, return to Sarytag village.


Day 4: Kŭli Iskandarkŭl/Khujand

Continue on to Istaravshan and visit an ancient settlement in Ura-Tube. Enjoy an optional lunch in a local chaikhana (teahouse) before driving to Khujand. Explore the city in the afternoon, visiting the museum and a mausoleum.


Day 5: Khujand/Tashkent

Visit the Khujand market (largest in Tajikistan) before continuing on to the border. Cross into Uzbekistan and drive to the capital city of Tashkent. Enjoy a short orientation walk in the evening before an optional dinner.
Some travellers will be joining the group here as they start their journey into Uzbekistan.


Day 6: Tashkent

Depart at any time.

    • Local Living: Community Homestay, Kŭli Iskandarkŭl
    • Dushanbe city tour
    • Hikes and picnic lunch
    • Mug Teppe settlement visit (Ura-Tube)
    • City tour (Khujand)
    • Khujand market visit
    • Orientation walk (Tashkent)
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hotels/guesthouses (3 nts), community homes (2 nt)
    • 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
    • Private vehicles, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore diverse highlights in Dushanbe
  • Soak in the scenic beauty in Iskanderkul
  • Connect with the locals on a community village stay
  • Learn about life in little-visited Central Asia.