9 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

9 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  27 h
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: San Francisco


Khujand ©
For many, a trip to Khujand happens en route from Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan to the scenic Fann Mountains or Zeravshan Valley.
On the 28th (Tue), stop by Panjshanbe Bozor, then get a new perspective on nature at Historical Local Lore Museum of Archeology and Fortification, then appreciate the history behind Kamal Khujandi Statue, and finally stroll around Somoni park. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Monument to Ismoil Somoni, examine the collection at House Museum Kamal Khuzhandi, then don't miss a visit to Khujand Fortress, then admire the striking features of Arbob Cultural Palace, and finally explore the activities along Kayrakkum Reservoir.

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San Francisco, USA to Khujand is an approximately 27- hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Yekaterinburg Standard Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Khujand to be somewhat warmer, around 71°F, while days are much warmer, around 96°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dushanbe.

Things to do in Khujand

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Kayrakkum Reservoir ©
Kayrakkum Reservoir
Kamal Khujandi Statue ©
Kamal Khujandi Statue
Arbob Cultural Palace ©
Arbob Cultural Palace


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 out of town with these interesting Dushanbe side-trips: Hisor (Hisor Fortress & Hisor HIstorical and Cultural Preserve). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Flagpole with the Flag of Tajikistan, stroll around Rudaki Park, get your game on at Kokhi Navruz, and try out the rides at Delfin Aquapark.

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You can fly from Khujand to Dushanbe in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Khujand in July since evenings lows in Dushanbe dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Qurghonteppa.

Things to do in Dushanbe

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Rudaki Park ©
Rudaki Park
Flagpole with the Flag of Tajikistan ©
Flagpole with the Flag of Tajikistan
National Museum of Tajikistan ©
National Museum of Tajikistan


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 (Sun): make a trip to Mausoleum of Khodzha Moshad, make a trip to Buddhist Monastery Ajina-Tepa, then explore the activities along Sacred Spring Chiluchor Chashma, then appreciate the history behind Ismoil Somoni Monument, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Bibikhonum.

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Traveling by car from Dushanbe to Qurghonteppa takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 97°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Museum Bibikhonum ©
Museum Bibikhonum
Buddhist Monastery Ajina-Tepa ©
Buddhist Monastery Ajina-Tepa