There are no compulsory immunisations required for visitors to Tajikistan however you must have up-to date vaccinations for Typhoid Tetanus Polio as well as Hepatitis A. Malaria can be found in certain parts of Tajikistan and we advise you to consult your local GP or travel centre as to the proper vaccinations and preventative treatments.
There are many opportunities to interact with the locals, all with their distinct customs and customs. You are asked to be respectful and considerate to local people. You can always rely on your tour guide or tour leader to assist you.
One thing to remember about traveling in Central Asia is that most regions, including towns and cities are more laid back in their attitude to Islam as compared to their counterparts to the south in Afghanistan and Pakistan. But, it must be remembered that it is technically considered to be a Muslim area, so caution should be applied in certain places. Although both genders can wear shorts and T-shirts in the city, they should not be wearing large sleeves or T-shirts. Anyone who visits active mosques should wear trousers that fall below the knees, and tops which cover shoulders. A headscarf is also suggested for women. This tour takes us to remote locations that aren’t typically frequented by tourists. Locals are extremely modest in their attire and you’re likely to feel more at ease wearing quite conservative clothing too.
Language and Religion
Tajik is the official tongue of Tajikistan. Russian is still widely used to conduct business and for communication.
A majority of the population follow Sunni Islam, with the small minority being followers of Russian Orthodox, Catholicism, Buddhism and Judaism.
Drinks and food
The focus of this tour is soups and other meats. It can be difficult to find in remote areas and at higher elevations. There is an abundance of dried fruit and nuts for you to try.
The alcohol options are limited to vodka or beer. vodka. Anyone wanting to try something different, such as Scotch or Gin – should purchase it at no cost and carry it with them. Mixer drinks, such as tonic water, can be difficult to come by, even.
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