Tour to Khujand, Tajikistan1 Day | Historical-Ethnographic & Archeological Museums, Timur-Malik Fortress, Mosque and Madrasah of Shaikh Muslihiddin, Payshanba Bazaar

Tour to Khujand, Tajikistan

One of Central Asia’s most fascinating cities is the subject of this tour: Khujand. Founded over 2,500 years ago, Khujand saw the armies of Alexander the Great pass through (Alexander’s wife Roxana was from this region), the arrival of Islam in the 7th century, the destruction wrought by the Mongols in the 13th century, and the great flowering of the Khujand in the Middle Ages, with science, culture and business growing with the Great Silk Road. Take a day to explore this great city with the best day tour from Tashkent to see the sights: the central Fortress, Panjshanbe Bazaar, and plenty of museums and mosques. A day in Tajikistan is great to try something new, visit a different country, and deepen your knowledge and experiences in the region.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Tashkent – Khujand – Tashkent 
Early morning transfer to Uzbekistan-Tajikistan border Oybek (100 km, 1 h. 30 min.). Customs and passport control on both sides, cross the border, meet Tajik local guide and driver and drive to Khujand (70 km, 1 h.).

Sightseeing in Khujand: Republican Historical-Ethnographic Museum, Timur-Malik Fortress, Archaeological Museum, Mosque and Madrasah of Shaikh Muslihiddin, Payshanba Bazaar. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Late in the afternoon return to the border point Oybek, customs and passport control, continue to Uzbekistan. Return drive to Tashkent. Arrive in Tashkent, transfer to the hotel/private residence. 

 

Price includes:

  1. All transfers:
    Uzbekistan part all transfers - 1-3 pax by sedan type car; 4-8 pax by van type car; 9-14 pax by 20 seat bus;
    Tajikistan part all transfers - 1-2 pax by sedan type car; 3-7 pax by van type car; 8-13 pax by 20 seat bus;
  2. Sightseeing tour in Khujand with local guide;
  3. Entrance fees to sights as per itinerary;
  4. Visa support letter for Tajikistan tourist visa;
  5. Lunch in Khujand.

Price does not include:

  1. Accommodation;
  2. Tour leader to accompany travellers for the whole period of the tour;
  3. Consular fees for Tajikistan tourist visa;
  4. Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
  5. Travel insurance.

 

More similar tours toTour to Khujand, Tajikistan

3-day Tajikistan Tour from Tashkent, Uzbekistan 3-day Tajikistan Tour from Tashkent

This three-day tour leaves from Tashkent, stops at the museums and bazaars of Khujand, Tajikistan, before continuing to the ruins and mausoleums of Penjikent and finally arriving back at ...

Details
Tour to Bulaksu Gorge Tour to Bulaksu Gorge

Tour to Bulaksu Gorge is a mountain adventure along Uzbekistan’s Bulaksu River tract. The one-day trek is a test of endurance when ascending, followed by a pleasant hike through spacious f ...

Details
Chimgan Mountains - Beldersay Ring: Tours in Uzbekistan Beldersay Ring

Beldersay is the best tour for those looking for something new and natural in Uzbekistan. For such a small area, Beldersay has a rich variety of mountain landscapes, from narrow rocky ...

Details
Aral Sea & Savitsky Museum Tour Aral Sea & Savitsky Museum Tour

Explore the beautiful sights of western Uzbekistan, from the Ustyurt Plateau and the Aral Sea to Muynak, with its ship cemetery, to the large collection of Russian avant-garde art at the ...

Details