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Dushanbe— 5 nights
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.Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dushanbe: Hisor Fortress (in Hisor) and Nurek Dam (in Nurek). The adventure continues: walk around Rudaki Park, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Tajikistan, don't miss a visit to National Library, and explore the activities along Iskanderkul Lake.
To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dushanbe trip itinerary site .
If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Qurghonteppa International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Dushanbe
Iskanderkul Lake, Hisor Fortress, Nurek Dam