Explore Tajikistan

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Welcome to Tajikistan! This ruggedly beautiful Central Asian country offers a warm welcome and a wealth of things to explore for the intrepid traveler. A land of stunning mountains, vibrant cultures and ancient cities, there is something here for everyone.

An interesting fact about this stunning country is that it is home to the highest peak in the former Soviet Union, the majestic Ismail Somoni Peak at 24,590 feet (7495 m).

The capital city of Dushanbe is an interesting mix of traditional Central Asian culture and Soviet-era architecture. Here you can take in the sights and sounds of an old bazaar or marvel over the exquisite art and artifacts displayed in the National Museum.

Out in the countryside, one can find a vast array of natural wonders, including some of the deepest gorges on Earth. The stunning Fann Mountains offer some of the most breathtaking vistas in all of Central Asia, while valleys like Garm Chashma are known for their thermal springs and healing waters.

For those seeking a more off the beaten path experience, then consider visiting the remote village of Rushon located high up in the Pamir Mountains. Here travelers can enjoy stunning views, meet friendly locals and even participate in local sports such as buzkashi - a centuries old game where horsemen fight over a goat carcass.

Whether you’re looking for mountain hikes, ancient ruins or simply to experience a slice of life in Central Asia, Tajikistan has something for everyone. So come and explore the wonders of this ruggedly beautiful country and find out why it’s quickly becoming one of the most popular destinations in Central Asia.