Tourists traveling to Tajikistan don’t need to get immunized, however they should be protected with the latest in Typhoid and Tetanus as well as Polio, Hepatitis A and Polio. Malaria can also be seen in Tajikistan and it’s recommended to speak with your physician local to get guidance on immunisations.
On our excursions, you’ll frequently meet local people Each with their own unique traditions and customs. Therefore, we ask you to be considerate and to treat them with respect. Your tour-leaders and guides will always be in a position to provide you with the appropriate advice.
It is first important to note that Central Asia has a more relaxed attitude towards Islam than its neighboring countries of Pakistan and Afghanistan. It is a Muslim area , and it’s crucial to be aware in certain zones. T-shirts and shorts that are long are suitable for men and women in cities, however should you visit any mosques with active worshippers, people should wear trousers which are shorter than the knee and tops that cover shoulders. Women should also wear the headscarf. This tour takes us to remote places that are not normally visited by tourists. Local people are modest in dress so it is likely that you’ll feel at ease in conservative attire.
Language and Religion
Tajikistan’s official language is Tajik. Russian is used for business and communication.
A majority of people follow Sunni Islam. A small proportion of people are believers of Russian Orthodox, Catholicism and Buddhism.
Food and drink
The meals on this tour tends to be heavily on soups, meat and potatoes. In the more remote and higher altitude places vegetables can be difficult to come by. There is an abundance of dried fruit and nuts to try though.
The choices for alcohol are limited to vodka or beer. vodka. Anyone wanting to try something different – like Scotch or Gin is recommended to buy the item duty-free and take it along. Mixer drinks like tonic water can be difficult to come across, but.
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