Tajikistan Itinerary: what to see in 3 weeks

Tajikistan Itinerary: what to see in 3 weeks

Lonely planet has put Central Asia as the top regions to visit in 2020 and Tajikistan is definitely the number one country in this area if it comes to nature. More than 90% is mountainous and more than half is over 3000 meters. Any Tajikistan 

10 top things to do in Tajikistan: the roof of the world

10 top things to do in Tajikistan: the roof of the world

Tajikistan is one of my favourite countries in Central Asia. Even though travel in Tajikistan is still a challenge sometimes, there are plenty of interesting things to do in Tajikistan that make a visit very worthwhile. Trekking is among the top things to do in 

Backpacking Tajikistan: Everything about travel in Tajikistan

Backpacking Tajikistan: Everything about travel in Tajikistan

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Tajikistan. It includes all the practical things you need to know about travel in Tajikistan. What can I say about travel in Tajikistan. Tajikistan gave me food poisoning and severe altitude sickness. Still, I absolutely fell in 

Pamir highway itinerary: From Dushanbe to Osh in one week

Pamir highway itinerary: From Dushanbe to Osh in one week

Many think the Pamir highway is just one single road. The official M41 runs from Dushanbe in Tajikistan to Osh in Kyrgyzstan. However, there are many sidetrips and detours that make your Pamir highway itinerary much more interesting. With so many things to see and 

Planning a Pamir highway tour: the ultimate guide

Planning a Pamir highway tour: the ultimate guide

A Pamir highway tour is for many a dream come true and a highlight of travel in Tajikistan. It is called the roof of the world and is one of the highest highways in the world. The M41 runs through spectacular and desolate rugged mountains 

20 top things to do in Dushanbe Tajikistan

20 top things to do in Dushanbe Tajikistan

With all the ancient cities in central Asia, Dushanbe is a relative newcomer. It was a village named after its weekly monday market. In the end, Dushanbe means nothing more than monday. Dushanbe probably would have remained a small town if it wasn’t made the 

Iskanderkul lake & Sarytag in Tajikistan: a travel guide

Iskanderkul lake & Sarytag in Tajikistan: a travel guide

Mountains cover 93% of Tajikistan’s surface. They were the prime reason for me to go to Tajikistan. One of the places I wanted to see were the Fann mountains and the deep blue Iskanderkul lake near the village of Sarytag. The Fann mountains are maybe 

The best things to do in Khujand Tajikistan

The best things to do in Khujand Tajikistan

Khujand Tajikistan is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia. The Persians, Greek settlers, Scythian tribes, the Arab caliphate, the Mongol Hordes and the Soviets all ruled this city at some point in time. Khujand was established by Cyrus the Great around 544 BC. 

Tajik food guide: the best food in Tajikistan

Tajik food guide: the best food in Tajikistan

This might surprise you to hear. Tajik food is actually quite difficult to find in Tajikistan if you are a traveller new to the country. The food in Tajikistan that you will come accross is probably from its neighbours. Uzbek and Kyrgyz cuisine are extremely