Tajikistan is legendary for its unparalleled hospitality. Nowhere else in this world is the warmth of the locals more palpable.The ancient Silk Road passed through it. This region has been an important place for flourishing Persian culture and language.The region covering today’s Tajikistan was part the of Persian empires for much of its history.Tajikistan map will show below.
Tajikistan is a country in Central Asia that borders three other Stans (Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan) as well as China.Tajikistan Travel offers mountainous terrain that attracts many hikers and climbers. The snow-capped Fann Mountains soar 5,000 m over the landscape. The Iskanderkulsky Nature Refuge is found within these mountains, and its beautiful turquoise lake is home to a numerous array of birds.
The Pamir and Alay Mountains dominate Tajikistan travel landscape. The Pamir Highway (M41) is the second highest road on earth and it traverses the Pamir Mountains through Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The western Fergana Valley is in north, and the Kofarnihon and Vakhsh Valleys are in the southwest.The country’s lowest point is at Syr Darya (300 m), and its highest point is at Qullai Ismoili Somoni (7,495 m).Here is Tajikistan map.
- PAMIR MOUNTAINS
- PAMIR VALLEY
- ZERAVSHAN VALLEY
- FAN MOUNTAINS
Tajik (or Tajiki) is a mix of modern Persian, and Turkic languages. Some people can speak Russian and there are dozens of regional languages spoken throughout the country including Pamiri and Wakhi.
It will be difficult to communicate with locals throughout the country unless you know Tajik or at least some basic Russian. English is rarely spoken outside of Dushanbe and other main tourist centers.
- Road trip on the Pamir Highway.
- World class trekking and climbing on Fan Mountains.
- Explore Silk Road mystique of places like Khujand and Istaravshan.
- Green tea
- Try Compote a distilled fruit punch.
- Taste National cuisine such as Shurpo, Oshi Palov, Mantu, Sambusa.
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