Tajikistan

Best places to visit in Tajikistan

Tajikistan is legendary for its unparalleled hospitality. Places to visit in Tajikistan are Nowhere else in this world, the warmth of the locals are 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 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 travel places to visit in Tajikistan. The Pamir Highway (M41) is the second highest road on earth and it traverses the Pamir Mountains through Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan. The Fergana Valley, Kofarnihon, and Vakhsh Valleys are some other famous attractions in Tajikistan.

 

tajikistan map
Tajikistan map

 

MAJOR CITIES

  •  DUSHANBEBest places to visit in Tajikistan
  •  TURSUNZODABest places to visit in Tajikistan
  •  KONIBODOMBest places to visit in Tajikistan
  •  KHORUGHBest places to visit in Tajikistan
  •  ISTARAVSHANBest places to visit in Tajikistan
  •  ISFARABest places to visit in Tajikistan

 

TOP EXPERIENCES

  •  PAMIR MOUNTAINSBest places to visit in Tajikistan
  •  PAMIR VALLEYBest places to visit in Tajikistan
  •  ZERAVSHAN VALLEYBest places to visit in Tajikistan
  •  FAN MOUNTAINSBest places to visit in Tajikistan

 

LANGUAGES

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.

 

EXPLORE

  • 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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Buddy is a travel writer and the founder/main editor of http://mysticalroads.com . His passion for travel inspires him to seek new places, new adventures and sharing his travel experience to everyone. You can follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

1 Comment

  1. Dieter
    August 3, 2017

    I am more for the element water, i am not so much the mountain guy 🙂

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