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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. […]


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 […]

History of Tajikistan

Long long time ago, the East-Iranian tribes settled the area between the two great Central Asian rivers — Amu Darya and Syr Darya in the middle of I millennium BC. Those days the lands of modern Tajikistan were divided between the Sogdian tribes in the north and Bactrian in the south. Much later, about to […]

About Tajikistan

Republic of Tajikistan – is the smallest one territorially among all the countries in the Central Asian region, located in the southeastern part of it. Its area is only 143 thousand square kilometers. However, such a small area does not prevent the country to be one of the most interesting tourist and climbing facilities in […]


Astana – is a new and beautiful capital of Kazakhstan, which already has contributed into the history of the young, rapidly growing state. The city is spread freely in the vast steppes of northern Kazakhstan, on the banks of the majestic river of Ishim, in place of its closest approach to the river, called Nura. […]