53 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

53 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Surgut
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Isfara
— 5 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
2
Murghab
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Khorog
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Kulob
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Qurghonteppa
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Dushanbe
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Marguzor
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Ayni
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Khujand
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Surgut

5
nights
Isfara

Isfara
Isfara is a city in Sughd Province in northern Tajikistan, situated on the border with Kyrgyzstan. Isfara is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum of Traditional Medicine and don't miss a visit to Khazrati Bobo Complex.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Isfara planner.

Surgut, Russia to Isfara is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Surgut in June: highs in Isfara hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 24°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Murghab.

Things to do in Isfara

Museums
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4
nights
Murghab

Murghab ©
Murghab is the capital of Murghob District in the Pamir Mountains of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, Tajikistan. Murghab is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Madianskaya Valley and Hot Springs, explore the activities along Rangkul Lake, and appreciate the history behind Lenin Statue.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Murghab road trip planner.

Getting from Isfara to Murghab by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. On the 12th (Wed), you're off to Khorog.

Things to do in Murghab

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Rangkul Lake ©
Rangkul Lake
Yashilkul Lake ©
Yashilkul Lake
Lenin Statue ©
Lenin Statue

6
nights
Khorog

Khorog ©
The main town of the Pamirs, Khorog sits in a steep river valley at the point where two rivers meet.
Khorog is known for nature, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Botanical Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Bulunkul Lake, pause for some photo ops at National Flag of Tajikistan, and see the interesting displays at Khorog Regional Museum.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Khorog trip maker.

Drive from Murghab to Khorog in 5 hours. You'll set off for Kulob on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Khorog

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

5
nights
Kulob

Kulob ©
Kulob, also Kulyab, is a city in Kulob District, Khatlon Province, Tajikistan. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kulob Republican Local Lore Museum Complex and Khulbuk. There's much more to do: cruise along Sari Khosor Valley, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Khamadoni, contemplate the long history of Baldzhuvan, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Salt Mountain Khodzha Mumin.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kulob trip planning app.

You can drive from Khorog to Kulob in 8.5 hours. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Qurghonteppa.

Things to do in Kulob

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Salt Mountain Khodzha Mumin ©
Salt Mountain Khodzha Mumin
Kulob Republican Local Lore Museum Complex ©
Kulob Republican Local Lore Museum Complex
Mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Khamadoni ©
Mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Khamadoni

6
nights
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. Qurghonteppa is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum Bibikhonum, pause for some photo ops at Ismoil Somoni Monument, explore the activities along Sacred Spring Chiluchor Chashma, and make a trip to Mausoleum of Khodzha Moshad.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Qurghonteppa trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Kulob to Qurghonteppa takes 2.5 hours. June in Qurghonteppa sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will leave for Dushanbe on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Qurghonteppa

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

9
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hisor Fortress and Gurminj Museum of Music Instruments. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dushanbe: Ski Tourism Complex Safed Dara (in Tagob), Nurek (Stele to Constructors of Nurek Hydroelectric Power Plant, Tunnel Khalton, &more) and Fann Mountains (in Ayni). Spend a fun-filled day on the 4th (Thu) at Delfin Aquapark. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Tajikistan, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Ismoil Somoni, get to know the resident critters at Botanical Garden and Zoo, and take in the exciting artwork at NOOR ART GALLERY.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dushanbe day trip planning site.

Getting from Qurghonteppa to Dushanbe by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Dushanbe can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Marguzor.

Things to do in Dushanbe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nurek, Ski Tourism Complex Safed Dara, Fann Mountains, Hisor Fortress
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 8:
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Hisor Fortress ©
Hisor Fortress
National Museum of Tajikistan ©
National Museum of Tajikistan
NOOR ART GALLERY ©
NOOR ART GALLERY

5
nights
Marguzor

Marguzor ©
Get out of town with these interesting Marguzor side-trips: Republican Museum of History and Local Lore of Rudaki (in Penjikent) and Panjakent (Mausoleum of Mukhammad Bashoro & Olim Dodkho Mosque).

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marguzor day trip website.

Explore your travel options from Dushanbe to Marguzor with the Route module. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to Ayni.

Things to do in Marguzor

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Panjakent, Kulikalon Lakes, Iskanderkul Lake, Republican Museum of History and Local Lore of Rudaki
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
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Iskanderkul Lake ©
Iskanderkul Lake
Seven Lakes ©
Seven Lakes
Kulikalon Lakes ©
Kulikalon Lakes

5
nights
Ayni

Ayni ©
Ayni or Aini is a town and jamoat in north-west Tajikistan. Change things up with these side-trips from Ayni: Proto-urban site of Sarazm (in Sakhibnazar) and Zeravshan Valley (in Panjakent). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Fann Mountains.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ayni itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Marguzor to Ayni with the Route module. You'll set off for Khujand on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Ayni

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Proto-urban site of Sarazm, Zeravshan Valley
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 18:
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Fann Mountains ©
Fann Mountains
Proto-urban site of Sarazm ©
Proto-urban site of Sarazm
Zeravshan Valley ©
Zeravshan Valley

6
nights
Khujand

Khujand ©
For many, a trip to Khujand happens en route from Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan to the scenic Fann Mountains or Zeravshan Valley.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historical Local Lore Museum of Archeology and Fortification and Bofanda Mosque. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Khujand: Istaravshan (Bust of Lenin & Fortress Mug Teppe). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Panjshanbe Bozor, don't miss a visit to Khujand Fortress, explore the activities along Kayrakkum Reservoir, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Ismoil Somoni.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Khujand road trip site.

Drive from Ayni to Khujand in 2.5 hours. In July in Khujand, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Khujand

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Istaravshan
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 24:
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Kayrakkum Reservoir ©
Kayrakkum Reservoir
Masjidi Jami Mosque ©
Masjidi Jami Mosque

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