Tajikistan travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Tajikistan with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Tajikistan.

Tajikistan travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Tajikistan with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Tajikistan - quick facts
Time difference UK +5 hours
Language(s) Tajik, Russian
Currency Tajikistani Somoni
Electricity C + F plug (220V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Tajikistan?

Considering a holiday to the Tajikistan? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Culture vultures
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife

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Tajikistan weather

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Tajikistan travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Tajikistan from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Tajikistan.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Tajikistan travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Tajikistan with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Tajikistan, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Tajikistan covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Tajikistan with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Tajikistan FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Tajikistan including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Tajikistan due to Covid-19?

Tajikistan is open for tourism from the UK.

Negative PCR test results or proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Tajikistan?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Tajikistan. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Tajikistan and the UK?

The time difference between Tajikistan and the UK is UK time+5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Tajikistan?

The main languages spoken in Tajikistan are Tajik and Russian.

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What is the currency in Tajikistan?

The currency in Tajikistan is the Tajikistani Somoni (TJS).

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Which plugs are used in Tajikistan?

Tajikistan uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Tajikistan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Tajikistan.

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Do you need a visa for Tajikistan?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Tajikistan.

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