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 €6996 days from €669

(€111.50 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
  • Dushanbe city tour
  • Local home stay (Iskanderkul, 2 nights)
  • 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.

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.

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 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.

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

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

accommodation

Homestay Iskander Kul

Meals Included

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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.

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 4 Kŭli 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

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Private Vehicle

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

accommodation

Hotel Grand Khujand

Meals Included

  • Breakfast

Day 5 Khŭjand / 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

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a 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 6 Tashkent

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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