12 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

12 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

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12 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Qurghonteppa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dushanbe
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Artuch
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Penjikent
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
5
Murghab
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h
6
Du-Oba
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Qurghonteppa

Qurghonteppa ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum Bibikhonum, appreciate the history behind Monument Rudaki, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Khodzha Moshad, appreciate the history behind Ismoil Somoni Monument, then don't miss a visit to Buddhist Monastery Ajina-Tepa, and finally explore the activities along Sacred Spring Chiluchor Chashma.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Qurghonteppa trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Qurghonteppa is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Tajikistan Time (TJT) is 3 hours. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Qurghonteppa: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dushanbe.

Things to do in Qurghonteppa

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

5
nights
Dushanbe

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Karatag Gorge and Yagnob Valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Ski Tourism Complex Safed Dara and Monument to Abu Ali Ibn Sino (Avicenna). When in Dushanbe, make a side trip to see Hisor HIstorical and Cultural Preserve in Hisor, approximately 50 minutes away. Fill the 29th (Mon) with excitement at Delfin Aquapark. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Varzob, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Sadriddin Aini and Maxim Gorky, explore the galleries of Artists' Colony, and pause for some serene contemplation at St.Nicholas Orthodox Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dushanbe travel route planner .

You can drive from Qurghonteppa to Dushanbe in 1.5 hours. July in Dushanbe sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Artuch.

Things to do in Dushanbe

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Hisor HIstorical and Cultural Preserve, Ski Tourism Complex Safed Dara
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Yagnob Valley ©
Yagnob Valley
Karatag Gorge ©
Karatag Gorge
Hisor HIstorical and Cultural Preserve ©

1
night
Artuch

Artuch ©
Artuch is a town in north-west Tajikistan. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the activities along Kulikalon Lakes.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Artuch trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Dushanbe to Artuch with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Penjikent.

Things to do in Artuch

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Kulikalon Lakes ©
Kulikalon Lakes

1
night
Penjikent

Penjikent ©
On the 31st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Olim Dodkho Mosque, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mukhammad Bashoro, and then learn more about the world around you at Republican Museum of History and Local Lore of Rudaki.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Penjikent online trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Artuch to Penjikent. July in Penjikent sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Murghab.

Things to do in Penjikent

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Side Trip

Panjakent
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Olim Dodkho Mosque ©
Olim Dodkho Mosque

1
day
Murghab

Murghab ©
Murghab is the capital of Murghob District in the Pamir Mountains of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, Tajikistan. On the 1st (Thu), appreciate the history behind Lenin Statue, then explore the activities along Yashilkul Lake, then take in the natural beauty of Madianskaya Valley and Hot Springs, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Rangkul Lake.

To plan Murghab vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Penjikent to Murghab takes 16 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Du-Oba.

Things to do in Murghab

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Rangkul Lake ©
Rangkul Lake
Yashilkul Lake ©
Yashilkul Lake
Lenin Statue ©
Lenin Statue

1
day
Du-Oba

Du-Oba ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the activities along Alauddin Lakes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Du-Oba trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Murghab to Du-Oba. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Du-Oba

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Alauddin Lakes ©
Alauddin Lakes