Health and Vaccinations

Travelers to Tajikistan don’t need to get immunized, however they should have the latest in Tetanus and Typhoid and Polio, Hepatitis A and Polio. Malaria is also able to be found in Tajikistan therefore it’s a good idea to consult your physician for advice on immunisations.

Cultural Sensitivity

While on our trips, you will often meet local people Each with distinct traditions and customs. Therefore, we ask you to be respectful and treat them with respect. Your guides and tour leaders will always be able to advise you accordingly.

The first thing you should know about traveling in Central Asia is that most regions, including the cities and towns, have a much more laid-back approach to Islam than their neighbours to the south of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Central Asia is an Muslim zone, therefore it is important to be cautious in certain zones. T-shirts and long shorts can be worn by both genders in cities, however when visiting mosques that are active, everyone should wear trousers that fall below the knee, and tops that cover shoulders. A headscarf is also advised for women. On this trip, we will be exploring remote regions not often visited by tourists. Locals are modest when it comes to dressing, therefore it is probable that you’ll feel at ease in conservative attire.

Language and Religion

Tajik is the official language spoken in Tajikistan. Russian is still widely used to communicate and for business.

The majority of people adhere to Sunni Islam, with the minority of people who adhere to Russian Orthodox, Catholicism, Buddhism and Judaism.

Drinks and food

The tour is focused on meats and soups. There are a few vegetables that are difficult to find in remote areas and at higher altitudes. There is an abundance of dried nuts and dried fruits to taste.

The choices for alcohol are limited to beer and vodka. Anyone wanting to try other drinks – like Scotch or Gin – should purchase the alcohol duty-free and bring it with them. Mixer drinks such as tonic water can be extremely difficult to come by, even.

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