Dushanbe

Dushanbe, Tajikistan
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by Ibrahimjon
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Dushanbe

Climate in Dushanbe:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
8
9
13
10
8
2
1
0
1
4
5
8

Best time to visit Dushanbe:

Late Spring to Early Autumn (May to September):

  • This is generally considered the best time to visit Tajikistan. The weather is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 50°F to 80°F (10°C to 27°C) in the lowlands.
  • It's an excellent time for outdoor activities, including hiking, trekking, and exploring Tajikistan's stunning mountains, such as the Pamirs and Fann Mountains.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is the warmest time to visit Tajikistan, especially in the lowland areas. It's great for those interested in higher-altitude trekking and mountaineering.
  • The Wakhan Valley and the Pamir Highway are popular destinations during this season.

Autumn (September to November):

  • Autumn offers cooler temperatures, and the landscapes are adorned with golden hues. This is another good time for outdoor activities and trekking.
  • The Fan Mountains, Iskanderkul Lake, and the Yagnob Valley are stunning destinations to explore during the fall.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter can be extremely cold, especially in high-altitude areas. Snowfall is common, making it a challenging time for trekking and outdoor activities.
  • However, it can be an appealing time for those interested in unique experiences, such as homestays with local communities and cultural immersion.

Money & Prices

Currency in Tajikistan:

Tajikistani somoni (TJS)

How expensive is a trip to Dushanbe?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
4.89 USD
Fast food meal:
9.45 USD
Mid-range meal:
9.32 USD
Bottle of water:
0.37 USD
Soft drink:
0.54 USD
Cappuccino:
2.31 USD
Local Beer:
1.12 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.24 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.35 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

Top Day Trips from Dushanbe:

General information

Tajikistan general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 220 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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