15 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

15 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

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15 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Qurghonteppa
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Khorog
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Dushanbe
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Artuch
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Penjikent
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Du-Oba
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
7
Khujand
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Cairo

1
day
Qurghonteppa

Qurghonteppa ©
On the 21st (Sun), appreciate the history behind Ismoil Somoni Monument, take in the dramatic natural features at Childukhtaron Valley, make a trip to Buddhist Monastery Ajina-Tepa, then explore the activities along Sacred Spring Chiluchor Chashma, and finally examine the collection at Museum Bibikhonum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Qurghonteppa day trip planning website .

Cairo, Egypt to Qurghonteppa is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Cairo to Qurghonteppa. In April, Qurghonteppa is little chillier than Cairo - with highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Khorog.

Things to do in Qurghonteppa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Museum Bibikhonum ©
Museum Bibikhonum
Buddhist Monastery Ajina-Tepa ©
Buddhist Monastery Ajina-Tepa

2
nights
Khorog

Khorog ©
The main town of the Pamirs, Khorog sits in a steep river valley at the point where two rivers meet.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Bulunkul Lake, pause for some photo ops at Somoni Statue, pause for some photo ops at National Flag of Tajikistan, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Garm Chashma, then walk around Khorog City Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Afghan Market, then pause for some photo ops at World War II Memorial, and then see the interesting displays at Khorog Regional Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Khorog route planner.

Getting from Qurghonteppa to Khorog by combination of car and flight takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dushanbe.

Things to do in Khorog

Parks Nature Shopping
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Garm Chashma ©
Garm Chashma
Bulunkul Lake ©
Bulunkul Lake

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hisor Fortress and St.Nicholas Orthodox Church. Step out of the city life by going to Karatag Gorge and Nurek Dam. Step out of Dushanbe with an excursion to Ski Tourism Complex Safed Dara in Tagob--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Tajikistan, explore the activities along Varzob, make a trip to Flagpole with the Flag of Tajikistan, and admire the verdant scenery at Vakhshskaya Valley.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dushanbe day trip planning app .

Fly from Khorog to Dushanbe in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Artuch.

Things to do in Dushanbe

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hisor Fortress, Ski Tourism Complex Safed Dara, Nurek Dam
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Hisor Fortress ©
Hisor Fortress
Karatag Gorge ©
Karatag Gorge
Yagnob Valley ©
Yagnob Valley

1
night
Artuch

Artuch ©
Artuch is a town in north-west Tajikistan. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Kulikalon Lakes.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Artuch attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dushanbe to Artuch. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Penjikent.

Things to do in Artuch

Nature Parks
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Kulikalon Lakes ©
Kulikalon Lakes

1
night
Penjikent

Penjikent ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): make a trip to Olim Dodkho Mosque, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mukhammad Bashoro, and then get a new perspective on nature at Republican Museum of History and Local Lore of Rudaki.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Penjikent trip itinerary builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Artuch to Penjikent with the Route module. In April in Penjikent, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Du-Oba.

Things to do in Penjikent

Museums

Side Trip

Panjakent
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Olim Dodkho Mosque ©
Olim Dodkho Mosque

1
day
Du-Oba

Du-Oba ©
On the 1st (Wed), explore the activities along Alauddin Lakes.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Du-Oba trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Penjikent to Du-Oba with the Route module. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Khujand.

Things to do in Du-Oba

Nature Parks
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Alauddin Lakes ©
Alauddin Lakes

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Historical Local Lore Museum of Archeology and Fortification, pause for some photo ops at Kamal Khujandi Statue, stop by Panjshanbe Bozor, then don't miss a visit to Khujand Fortress, and finally admire the striking features of Arbob Cultural Palace. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Somoni park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjidi Jami Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Ismoil Somoni, then appreciate the history behind Stella Fallen Heroes in the Fight Against Fascism, then walk around Park Kamal Khudzhandi, and finally examine the collection at House Museum Kamal Khuzhandi.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Khujand itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Du-Oba to Khujand. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Khujand

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Park Kamal Khudzhandi ©
Park Kamal Khudzhandi
Arbob Cultural Palace ©
Arbob Cultural Palace