Tajikistan Travel Guide
Plan an off the beaten track adventure to Tajikistan with the help of our travel guide. Discover the best places to visit and the best time to visit them. Find out about getting your visa and check out our top travel tips on cuisine, currency and much more. We've got the answers to all your questions on this lesser-visited destination.
Top tips for those wanting to know about the currency, food and more in Tajikistan
- Beyond the Oxus
by Monica Whitlock
- Eastern Tajikistan
by Matthew Traver
- Tajikistan: People and Landscapes
by Nicolas Pernot
Facts about Tajikistan
- Over 90% of Tajikistan is mountainous, with roughly half of the country at more than 3,000 metres above sea level.
- Tajikistan is home to the Fedchenko Glacier, which is the longest glacier outside of polar regions in the world.
- The stunning Lake Iskanderkul in Tajikistan is named after Alexander the Great. Its name is derived from Iskander, the Persian name of the famous commander.
Tajikistan Travel Advice
We keep up to date with the latest travel guidance for Tajikistan and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Our travellers' safety is of the upmost importance and we recommend reading the latest travel advice from the relevant advisory body in your home country.