Highlights of Tajikistan

  • Tajikistan
  • Uzbekistan

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.

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.

was €7696 days from €689

(€114.83 per day)

Suitable for
All ages
Trip Code
AWDT
Travel Style
Classic
Service Level
Standard
Physical Grading
2 - Light
Trip Type
Small Group
Group Size
Max 16, avg 12.
Transport
Private vehicles, walking.
Accommodation
Hotels/guesthouses (3 nights), community homes (2 night).
Meals
5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Other
  • Local Living: Community Homestay, Kŭli Iskandarkŭl
  • Dushanbe city tour
  • Hikes and picnic lunch
  • View more
    • Mug Teppe settlement visit (Ura-Tube)
    • City tour (Khujand)
    • Khujand market visit
    • Orientation walk (Tashkent)
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Highlights of Tajikistan itinerary
  • Day 1Dushanbe

    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.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

    The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.

    accommodation

    Lotus Hotel

    Optional Activities:

    • Welcome Dinner

      You've arrived! Why not share a meal and a drink with your new travel mates?

  • Day 2Dushanbe / 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.

    City Tour

    Visit some sights on a guided tour of the capital city, including museums, monuments, and the main mosque.

    Community Homestay

    Enjoy an overnight stay in local homes in this stunningly beautiful area. Meet the locals and explore the gorgeous landscape of the Fann Mountains.

    Private Vehicle

    accommodation

    Homestay Iskander Kul

    Meals Included

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 3Kŭli Iskandarkŭl

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

    free time

    Get out and explore the region.

    Waterfall Hike

    Hike through the mountains to an impressive waterfall. Enjoy a picnic lunch and soaking in the spectacular scenery of the region.

    Community Homestay

    Enjoy an overnight stay in local homes in this stunningly beautiful area. Meet the locals and explore the gorgeous landscape of the Fann Mountains.

    accommodation

    Homestay Iskander Kul

    Meals Included

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4Kŭli Iskandarkŭl / Khŭjand

    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.

    City Tour

    Explore the city, visiting the museum and a mausoleum.

    Mug Tepe Visit

    Visit a fortress stormed by Alexander the Great. Learn more about the history of this place and soak in the view over the city.

    Private Vehicle

    Private Vehicle

    accommodation

    Hotel Grand Khujand

    Meals Included

    • Breakfast
  • Day 5Khŭjand / 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.

    Market Visit

    Visit the market in Khujand. It's the largest in Tajikistan and a great example of a typical Central Asian market. Enjoy browsing what's for sale and opt to sample a few of the local delicacies.

    Border Crossing (Tajikistan - Uzbekistan)

    Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

    Private Vehicle

    Orientation Walk

    Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

    accommodation

    Hotel Uzbekistan

    Optional Activities:

    • Farewell Dinner

      Enjoy a meal with your new found friends and reminisce about the fantastic adventure you've all had.

    Meals Included

    • Breakfast
  • Day 6Tashkent

    Depart at any time.

    Departure Day

    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

    Meals Included

    • Breakfast
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