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Dayhike close to Dushanbe (by public transport)

You can take a mashrutka to Varzob for only 3 som. Ride it to its end point, in Varzob, where a... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2015
Pierre W
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Brussels, Belgium
Nice scenery but not much else

If you're into scenery then this place won't disappoint but it has little else to offer. It is... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2014
Leigh B
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Parakai, null, New Zealand
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5 Jul 2015
“Dayhike close to Dushanbe (by public transport)”
5 Nov 2014
“Nice scenery but not much else”
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Dushanbe, Tajikistan
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

You can take a mashrutka to Varzob for only 3 som. Ride it to its end point, in Varzob, where a street to the right enters a side valley. There are houses for the first 2 or 3 kms, but after only a trail in...More

Thank Pierre W
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Reviewed 6 November 2014

If you're into scenery then this place won't disappoint but it has little else to offer. It is especially pretty in winter but not so much in autumn

Thank Leigh B
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Reviewed 22 September 2014

Lovely part of Tajikistan, many places along the river where you can relax in small wooden huts and have lunch. Most of them also have swimming pools for a refreshing dip. Being within an hour from the city of Dushanbe makes it very accessable.

1  Thank kinkade11
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

Mountain-fed river flows thru natural gorge for several miles just outside Dushanbe with parallel highway. If you are with a local person, try to drive into the "villas", weekend huts and swimming pools built just off the river. Nice drive but nothing extraordinary.

2  Thank Richard J
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Reviewed 24 August 2014

Nothing particularly special. Pleasant enough to sit under the shade in one of the cafés. Walks are very poorly marked.

Thank Simon013
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

If you like the mountains and would like to be face to face with nature, Varzob is the PLACE you should visit! It is 20min far from Dushanbe but so outstanding and beautiful!!!

1  Thank Mélassi P
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

This drive up into the mountains is quite a delight---gushing river, nice little restaurants along the side of the road to cater to locals wanting to escape the heat. Glaciers---goats being herded--roadside vegetable stands---all so very picturesque.

5  Thank travelbounder
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