7 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

7 days in Tajikistan Itinerary

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Khorog
— 1 day
2
Hisor
— 1 night
3
Khujand
— 1 day

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Khorog

Khorog ©
The main town of the Pamirs, Khorog sits in a steep river valley at the point where two rivers meet.
On the 12th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, take in the natural beauty of Garm Chashma, pause for some photo ops at National Flag of Tajikistan, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Karakul, and finally stroll around Khorog City Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Khorog driving holiday planning tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Khorog is an approximately 38-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Tajikistan Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hisor.

Things to do in Khorog

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Lake Karakul ©
Lake Karakul
Garm Chashma ©
Garm Chashma
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden

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Hisor

Hisor ©
Once an independent Khanate, the town of Hisor lies surrounded by high, barren mountains.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): make a trip to Haji Yaqub Mosque, thenexamine the collection at Gurminj Museum of Music Instruments, thentake an in-depth tour of National Museum of Antiquities, and finally steep yourself in history at Hisor Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): stroll around Victory Park, don't miss a visit to Stele with the Emblem of Tajikistan, and then get outside with Varzob gorge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hisor day trip app.

Traveling by car from Khorog to Hisor takes 11.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Khujand.

Things to do in Hisor

Outdoors Museums Parks

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Varzob gorge ©
Varzob gorge
Hisor Fortress ©
Hisor Fortress
Haji Yaqub Mosque ©
Haji Yaqub Mosque

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll around Somoni park, make a trip to Khujand Fortress, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kayrakkum Reservoir, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjidi Jami Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bofanda Mosque.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Khujand trip itinerary site.

Drive from Hisor to Khujand in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Hisor in September, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Khujand: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khujand

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Kayrakkum Reservoir ©
Kayrakkum Reservoir
Bofanda Mosque ©
Bofanda Mosque
Masjidi Jami Mosque ©
Masjidi Jami Mosque

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