Health and vaccinations

Travelers to Tajikistan don’t need to be immunized, but they should have the latest in Tetanus and Typhoid as well as Polio, Hepatitis A and Polio. Malaria is also able to be seen in Tajikistan, so it is an excellent idea to talk to your physician local to get advice on immunisations.

Cultural Sensitivity

There are many opportunities to interact with locals, each with their distinct customs and customs. We therefore request that you be kind and show them respect. Your tour-leaders and guides will always be in a position to advise you accordingly.

The first thing you should know about travelling in Central Asia is that most areas, particularly the towns and cities have a much more laid-back approach to Islam than their neighbors to the south in Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is an Muslim area , and it’s crucial to be aware in certain zones. While both men and women can wear T-shirts and shorts in the cities, they must not be wearing long sleeves or T-shirts. However, anyone visiting the mosques that are active should wear pants which are lower than the knees and tops which cover shoulders. Also, a headscarf is recommended for women. The trip takes us to remote areas that aren’t often frequented by tourists. The locals are modest when it comes to dressing, therefore it is probable that you’ll be more at ease in conservative attire.

Language and Religion

Tajik is the official language of Tajikistan. Russian is still routinely used to conduct business and for communication.

The majority of people are followers of Sunni Islam. A small number of people are followers of Russian Orthodox, Catholicism and Buddhism.

Food and drinks

This tour concentrates on meats and soups. In more remote areas and at higher elevations, vegetables can be difficult to find. There are plenty of dried nuts and dried fruits to taste.

The alcohol choices are limited to beer and vodka. Anyone who wants to experiment with something different, such as Scotch or Gin – should purchase it duty-free and bring it with them. It can be difficult to locate mixer drinks such as tonic water.

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