Tajikistan: The 5 Best Things To Do and See - AmazingPlaces.com

Tajikistan

Strikingly mountainous, with more than half in the country is above 3,000 meters

Tajikistan is not a popular country to travel to. Those who love nature will indulge themselves here. This is a rugged country, which you can still discover for yourself. You'll be amazed by all the natural beauty. And surprisingly very few tourists.

It's a former Soviet republic and this is advanced travel. The landscape is mountainous, more than half the country is above 3,000 meters which can mean that you will have to deal with altitude sickness.

The country is still undiscovered touristically, but filled with beautiful places such as Shirkent National Park. But Iskander Lake is also worth a visit.

Pamir National Park

According to many, the Pamir Mountains are the most beautiful part. The Pamir Highway is now famous. This road is officially known as the M41 and is one of the most beautiful roads in the world. You will pass the bright blue Karakul Lake.

Hulbuk

Hulbuk is the capital of the Vose district of the Khatlon region. This was once a very lively city, but not much is known about the former inhabitants. A citadel has been discovered by scientists and much more that can't be dated yet. You can still see part of the fortified walls. Hulbuk is a city full of mysteries. It is located in the southwest of Tajikistan.

Driving in Tajikistan

The roads are in reasonably good condition. Along the roadside people sell all kinds of fruits, nuts and sweets. Be wary about a shepherd crossing the road with his herd. So pay close attention whilst driving. Nature lovers can indulge themselves in Tajikistan. Glaciers, lakes and fantastic views make this a true paradise.

Tajikistan has an ancient culture in which music and dance play an important role. The country is one of the poorest countries in the world. But despite that, travellers are received by the Tajiks. And they'll do everything they can to make you feel welcomed.

Tajikistan is a mountainous country located between Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China and Afghanistan and has a long history.