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Khodjent

Khodjent is an ancient Central Asian city. It is also the second largest city inTajikistan, situated in the northern part of the country on the Sirdarya River in the Ferganskaya Valley. The city was founded by Alexander the Great about 2500 years ago. According to the Greek sources, in 329 B.C. on the Yaksart (today’s […]

Khorog

Khorog has been a part of Tajikistan since 1932 and today it is the center of the Mountain-Badakhshan autonomous region. It is situated at an altitude of 2200m and stretches for 10km at the confluence of the GuntRiver and the Piandj River. Khorog is connected by highways and air communication with cities Dushanbe and Osh. […]

Ura-Tyube

Ura-Tyube is one of the ancient cities of Central Asia, sprang up more than 2500 years ago. The city is situated at an altitude of about 1000m above sea level on the Aksu mountain river at the west side of the Turkestan Ridge.It is believed that Ura-Tyube was established by Persian king Kir. The city […]

Pendjikent

Pendjikent city is situated in the valley of the Zarafshan river, 68 km south-east ofSamarkand and 320 km south-west of Khodjikent. In the south-east outskirts of today’s Pendjikent are situated ruins of an ancient Sogd town of the same name, which is a unique monument of Central Asia culture. This town existed in 5-8th cc. […]

Dushanbe

Since 1991 Dushanbe (former Stalinabad and the capital of ex-Tajik SSR since 1925) has been the capital of sovereign Tajikistan. It is a rather young city, situated among mountains in the scenic Gissar valley at an altitude of more than 800 m. above sea level. For the first time the city was mentioned in historical […]

Fedchenko glacier

Fedchenko glacier is the largest in the former USSR and one of the biggest in the world. It is 77 km long and from 1700 to 3100m wide. It springs from the foot of the Revolucii Peak at north mountainside of the Yazgulemskiy mountain range and runs along east mountainside of the Science Academy mountain […]

Fan Mountains

The Fan Mountains are a popular tourist destination situated in north-west Tajikistan. The Fan Mountains area is convenient for visiting. A paved road from Dushanbe going to the largest Pamir-Alai lake — lake Iskandarkul — leads to this place via the 3,372m Anzob Pass. Another paved road runs from Panjakent. One more road from Khujand […]

Sarez Lake

There are more than two thousands lakes on the territory of Tajikistan and the Sarezskoe Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes. It is situated in the middle of the high mountains land Pamir. It was formed in winter 1911, when due to an earthquake the valley of the Bartang (Murgab) river – the […]

Mountain Badakhshan

The Mountain Badakhshan is a marvelous mountain country. There are only two similar places over the world: Tibet and Bolivia high mountains. You can reach the Mountain Badakhshan on one of the most high-mountain highway in the world – Pamir Highway with extension of 728 km via the highest pass in the CIS – Ak-Baital […]

Tajik visa

To travel in Tajikistan you should have travel visa. Travel visa is to be issued by Tajikistan embassy after receiving of invitation letter made with request of travel agency on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan. To obtain invitation letter for travel visa (visa support letter) according to the demands of MFA […]