Tours in Dushanbe, Tajikistan: Travel/Tourist Information Guide
Dushanbe is a great city with deserves a visit. There are many great things that you can see in Dushanbe and in its surroundings. If you are the type of traveller who wants to see it all, then your best option would be to book a tour. There are a number of agencies that operate in the city that offer interesting choices. Here we offer you some suggestions.
Almost all of the agencies offer a tour around the city of Dushanbe. This is a must-go tour if you are interested in seeing the best attractions of the city. You will start by visiting the National Museum of Antiquities where you can see great exhibits on history, natural history and art. Next you will visit the Hissar fortress where you can see Madrasah Kukhna. The last things that you will visit are the Gurminj Musical Instruments Museum, Statue of Ismoil Somoni and Rudaki Park.
When it comes to the surroundings of Dushanbe, then you must visit Khujand City. It is one of the oldest towns in whole Central Asia. What you will visit on this tour is: the Museum of Archeology and Fortification, Sheikh Muslihiddin Mosque, Panjshanbe Bazaar (the biggest bazaar in Tajikistan), Arbob Palace, "Tajik Sea" Hydro Power Station built 1968.
Another must-go tour will take you to the Pamir Mountains. There are a lot of organized tours that go to Pamir depending on how much time and money you want to spend. However, you should go on at least 1-day tour. The Pamir Mountains are amazing and you will see beautiful arid plateaus of the high Pamirs, you will meet the inhabitants of the remote villages and enjoy their music and food. And most of all you will enjoy the amazing landscape.