Dushanbe

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Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikistan.

Hitching in

Coming from Qurgonteppa ask your driver to drop you off at Ayni square, which is a hub for public transport. Coming from Ayni ask your driver to drop you off at the President House, then take trolleybus 1 to Ayni square.

Hitching out

North towards Ayni, Panjakent and Khujand

From President house take bus 3. Walk a bit further from the last stop. Be ready for attacks of taxi drivers offering their service.

South towards Qurgonteppa and Kulob

Take bus 2 from Circus to Corvon market. Then take bus 28. Walk a bit further from the last stop.

West towards Tursunzoda and Termiz (UZ)

Look for a transport to Zarafshon (Tajik: Зарафшон) district (there is a direct trolleybus from the President House). Walk approximately 2 km from Zarafshon roundabout to another smaller roundabout.

Sleeping

The large Pobedy Park northeast of the city centre has enough space to camp peacefully. Set your tent up at sunset and try to break camp before 0730.