7 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

7 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Qurghonteppa
— 1 day
2
Dushanbe
— 3 nights
3
Khujand
— 2 nights

1
day
Qurghonteppa

Qurghonteppa ©
Qurghonteppa or Kurganteppa, formerly known as Kurgan-Tyube, is a city in southwestern Tajikistan, which serves as the capital of the Khatlon region. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Sacred Spring Chiluchor Chashma and then see the interesting displays at Museum Bibikhonum.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Qurghonteppa road trip planning tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Qurghonteppa is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Tajikistan Time (TJT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. While traveling from Cairo, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Qurghonteppa, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Dushanbe.

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Museum Bibikhonum ©
Museum Bibikhonum

3
nights
Dushanbe

Dushanbe ©
Little more than a small town at the turn of the 20th century, Dushanbe grew rapidly during the Soviet era and now serves as the national capital and home to nearly 800,000 people.
Head to NOOR ART GALLERY and Green Bazaarfor plenty of shopping. Hisor Fortress and Hisor HIstorical and Cultural Preserve will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: cruise along Karatag Gorge, make a trip to Anzob Tunnel (Tunnel of Death), appreciate the views at Vakhshskaya Valley, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St.Nicholas Orthodox Church.

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Traveling by car from Qurghonteppa to Dushanbe takes 1.5 hours. November in Dushanbe sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Khujand.

Things to do in Dushanbe

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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Hisor
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Hisor Fortress ©
Hisor Fortress
Hisor HIstorical and Cultural Preserve ©
Hisor HIstorical and Cultural Preserve
Karatag Gorge ©
Karatag Gorge

2
nights
Khujand

Khujand ©
For many, a trip to Khujand happens en route from Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan to the scenic Fann Mountains or Zeravshan Valley.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the striking features of Arbob Cultural Palace, see the interesting displays at House Museum Kamal Khuzhandi, thenpause for some photo ops at Lenin Statue, thenstop by Panjshanbe Bozor, and finally learn more about the world around you at Historical Local Lore Museum of Archeology and Fortification.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Khujand trip planner.

You can drive from Dushanbe to Khujand in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Dushanbe in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Khujand: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khujand

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Panjshanbe Bozor ©
Panjshanbe Bozor
Arbob Cultural Palace ©
Arbob Cultural Palace

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