10 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

10 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  30 h
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Sydney


Khujand ©
For many, a trip to Khujand happens en route from Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan to the scenic Fann Mountains or Zeravshan Valley.
Khujand is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Panjshanbe Bozor, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Ismoil Somoni, walk around Somoni park, and explore the activities along Kayrakkum Reservoir.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Khujand online sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Khujand is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sydney to Khujand. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Khujand to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dushanbe.

Things to do in Khujand

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Somoni park ©
Somoni park
Panjshanbe Bozor ©
Panjshanbe Bozor


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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dushanbe: Hisor (Hisor Fortress & Hisor HIstorical and Cultural Preserve). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Rudaki Park, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Tajikistan, make a trip to Ismaili Centre, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Ismoil Somoni.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Dushanbe visit planning app.

Fly from Khujand to Dushanbe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Khujand in October, you will find days in Dushanbe are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Qurghonteppa.

Things to do in Dushanbe

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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Rudaki Park ©
Rudaki Park
Hisor Fortress ©
Hisor Fortress


Qurghonteppa ©
Qurghonteppa or Kurganteppa, formerly known as Kurgan-Tyube, is a city in southwestern Tajikistan, which serves as the capital of the Khatlon region. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Ismoil Somoni Monument, don't miss a visit to Buddhist Monastery Ajina-Tepa, thenexplore the activities along Sacred Spring Chiluchor Chashma, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Childukhtaron Valley, and finally examine the collection at Museum Bibikhonum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Qurghonteppa travel tool.

Traveling by car from Dushanbe to Qurghonteppa takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Qurghonteppa are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Qurghonteppa

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