Passport, Tajik visa and GBAO permit (in case of visiting the Pamir).
Yes. If you lost your passport, the presence of copied documents will help to return back in your country. Be sure to make e-copies and download in a virtual disk.
You are free to contact with your manager and guide.
You must inform the local police. You will get the special certificate and go to the embassy of your country. After identifying your identity, you will have an opportunity to return back in your country.
The exchange is available only at banks.
You can use MasterCard and Visa in restaurants, shops and hotels. In you are in villages, it is better to bring cash. ATM is available only in cities.
Meeting guests at the airport and accompanying them to a hotel and vice versa.
It is about 10-15 minutes from airport to city. It depends on your hotel location.
It is recommend taking 50-100 $ or euros with you. So, it is more profitably.
In this case, you have to contact with your tour operator and find best solution to this case. Usually this issues depends on your manager with whom you made a contract.
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and WHO (World Health Organization) recommend the following vaccinations for Tajikistan: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia and influenza.
The majority of people are Muslim (90 %), but country is secular.
Tajik – national language
Russian – official language
People are mostly bilingual. Among foreign languages the most popular one is English. In GBAO there are 7 different Pamiri dialects.
An individual tour is organized by traveler’s wish.
A popular form of hospitality and lodging whereby visitors share a residence with a local of the city to which they are traveling.
They are usually a member of PECTA (Pamir Eco-Cultural Tourism Association) or ZTDA (Zeravshan Tourism Development Association). But conditions are worse than hotels and guesthouses. It is best for those who want to feel the real life of locals.
A charge paid by a solo traveler to compensate a hotel or cruise line for losses incurred because only one person is staying in a room or cruise ship cabin.
ROH (run of the house) – accommodation in a room of any category at the discretion of the hotel.
SGL (single) – single accommodation.
DBL (double) – double accommodation; by default, a room can have either one double bed or two separate single (sometimes half) beds (twin).
TRPL (triple) – triple accommodation; a room can be both one double bed and one single bed, or three separate single beds (rarely).
QDPL (quadruple) – quad accommodation.
Ex. Bed (extra bed) – extra bed: folding bed or, more rarely, stationary.
CHD (child) – a child (usually up to 12 years old).
RO (room only) – accommodation without meals.
RR (room rate) – only accommodation without meals.
BB (Bed and Breakfast) – only breakfast is included.
HB (half board) – the price includes breakfast and dinner (sometimes breakfast and lunch).
FB (full board) – the price includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
ALL, Al (all inclusive) – breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, snacks, drinks, various additional services.
UAL, UAI (ultra all inclusive) – an extended version of “All Inclusive”: breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner, snacks, drinks, various additional services, an additional assortment of dishes and desserts, additional free food in a la carte restaurants.
Yes, mostly in Dushanbe and Khujand, but in regions, it will be difficult.
Yes, if you inform your tour operator, so they can find the best for you.
Half board – dinners during your tour
Full board – all lunches and dinners during your tour
Tajik people are very hospitable and always ready to meet all guests who knock their door. You can visit Bartang Valley and find it one of the wildest and most memorable valleys in the western Pamirs. You will see face of the age-old traditions which are still have the great respect.
Yes. Horse riding games (Buzkashi) are held in different places of Tajikistan, especially on Nawruz (spring holiday among Muslim). In addition, you can visit the Eastern Pamir Horse Festival in Murgab in summer.
It is recommending to visit “Rukhom”. It is one of the most popular souvenir shops in Dushanbe. Also you can find them in hotels and streets.
Tajik bazaars are one of the most colorful places in Central Asia. You will be fascinated by the beauty of national atmosphere and taste sweets. If you want to take photos, it is better to ask permission.
13 holidays in Tajikistan were approved:
January 1 – New Year;
January 7 – Christmas (Orthodox Christmas);
February 23 – Defenders of the Fatherland Day;
March 8 – International Women's Day;
March 21 – Nooruz;
June 27 – National Unity Day;
May 1 – Labor Day;
November 6 – Constitution Day of the Republic of Tajikistan;
May 9 – Victory Day;
September 9 – Independence Day of Tajikistan;
There are Muslim holidays:
Qurban Bayram and Ramazan are determined by the lunar calendar.
Your comfort is our priority. All of our cars have AC. Before we used Minivans Hyundai Starex, but now we use 4x4 Jeeps. With the help of our professional drivers you will learn more about Tajik treasures.
Yes, if your pets as cats, dogs and birds must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate with the seal of the local Board of Health. The certificate must be issued maximum ten days prior to arrival as well as to be vaccinated against rabies within 12 months and 30 days prior to arrival.
Yes, you can.
Yes, if you are over 18 years old.
In Tajikistan the power plugs and sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
Yes, but some places require payment and permission.
Yes, but better accompanied with a guide.
The tap water in Tajikistan is not safe. It is better to boil it or buy bottled one.