A landlocked country with Afghanistan, China and Kyrgyzstan its neighbors, Tajikistan is most well-known for the infamous Silk Road passing through its terrain, With mountainous landscapes and steep inclines, Tajikistan is fast becoming an adventure spot for those seeking to hike, trek and climb these seemingly impossible feats.
The main attraction and most popular of trips is a journey along the Pamir Highway, traveling from the capital, Dushanbe into the Pamir mountains and onwards to the northeastern border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The journey can be made by motorcycle, bike, 4x4 and many other modes of transport, with adventure found in any choice.
For visitors looking to explore the city, the capital Dushanbe does not disappoint. The name Dushanbe means "Monday" in the Tajik language, as the original village which now forms this city was well-known for its popular Monday market, still known for plentiful shopping, visitors can buy trinkets of old and garments of new at the many stores and stalls. Stay at the Hyatt Regency located on the grounds of the city park and near to the stunning lakeKomsomol, luxury rooms and an incredible choice of activities and eateries make this a great spot from which to discover the city. Home to a prevalent cafe culture, enjoy coffee and watch the world go by or explore countless museums and mosques, learning about Tajikistan culture, religion and history.