8 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

8 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

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8 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
Fly + Drive:  27​h
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Nurek
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hisor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Marguzor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ayni
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Khujand
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Alexandria

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Nurek

Nurek ©
To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nurek trip itinerary maker site .

Alexandria, Egypt to Nurek is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Alexandria to Nurek. While traveling from Alexandria, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Nurek, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Hisor.

Things to do in Nurek

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Nurek Dam ©
Nurek Dam

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Hisor

Hisor ©
Once an independent Khanate, the town of Hisor lies surrounded by high, barren mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): make a trip to Flagpole with the Flag of Tajikistan, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Ismoil Somoni, then make a trip to National Library, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Tajikistan, and finally contemplate the long history of Hisor Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): meet the residents at Botanical Garden and Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rudaki Park, then view the masterpieces at NOOR ART GALLERY, and finally make a trip to Ismaili Centre.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hisor trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Nurek to Hisor takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marguzor.

Things to do in Hisor

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

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Dushanbe
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Hisor Fortress ©
Hisor Fortress
National Museum of Tajikistan ©
National Museum of Tajikistan
NOOR ART GALLERY ©
NOOR ART GALLERY

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Marguzor

Marguzor ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Seven Lakes.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marguzor online trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hisor to Marguzor. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Ayni.

Things to do in Marguzor

Nature Parks
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Seven Lakes ©
Seven Lakes

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Ayni

Ayni ©
Ayni or Aini is a town and jamoat in north-west Tajikistan. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Iskanderkul Lake.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ayni travel route builder site .

Explore your travel options from Marguzor to Ayni with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Khujand.

Things to do in Ayni

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Iskanderkul Lake
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Iskanderkul Lake ©
Iskanderkul Lake

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Khujand

Khujand ©
For many, a trip to Khujand happens en route from Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan to the scenic Fann Mountains or Zeravshan Valley.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Khujand Fortress, explore the activities along Kayrakkum Reservoir, then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Sheik Muslekheddin, then look for gifts at Panjshanbe Bozor, and finally learn more about the world around you at Historical Local Lore Museum of Archeology and Fortification.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Khujand trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Ayni to Khujand in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Khujand

Nature Parks Shopping
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Panjshanbe Bozor ©
Panjshanbe Bozor
Kayrakkum Reservoir ©
Kayrakkum Reservoir