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.

Beautiful view of Pamir Highway in Tajikistan

Best Places To Visit

Our pick of the top destinations to include on your visit to Tajikistan

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Best Time to Visit

Plan when to visit Tajikistan with our guide to the weather and seasons


Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for Tajikistan and information on getting your visa


Travel Tips and Useful Info

Top tips for those wanting to know about the currency, food and more in Tajikistan

Overland truck in Central Asia

About Overlanding

Find out what to expect on an Overland Adventure in Tajikistan with this guide

Get to know Tajikistan

Recommended Reading

  • Beyond the Oxus
    by Monica Whitlock
  • Eastern Tajikistan
    by Matthew Traver
  • Tajikistan: People and Landscapes
    by Nicolas Pernot
Did you know...?

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.