Book flights to Dushanbe

Surrounded by lush green nature and the snow-capped Pamir Mountains, the capital of Tajikistan is truly a picturesque place to visit. Book flights to Dushanbe with flydubai and experience it for yourself. With both Economy and Business Class fares available, we have the perfect option available to meet your needs.

Customise your experience with our range of check-in options. All our departure locations have a designated check-in desk, while more than 50 also have an online check-in service too to help you save time at the airport. 

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Travel in Economy Class and enjoy our spacious cabin. You’ll have enough room to stretch your legs and sit comfortably in your ergonomically-designed seat. Pre-order a meal from our delicious internationally-inspired menu or if you’d prefer something lighter to eat, purchase snacks and beverages from the onboard trolley.

Take your flying experience to the next level with a seat in Business Class. From being fast-tracked through check-in to enjoying the facilities in the Business Class lounge, you’ll be well looked after during every stage of your journey to Dushanbe. Once your aircraft is ready to board, sink into a plush Italian leather seat, pop on your noise-cancelling heaphones and let yourself relax into a world of entertainment as we whisk you to Dushanbe.

All of our passengers, no matter which cabin they travel in, can relax in front of their own HD touchscreen. Enjoy international movies, TV programmes, music and games. We also offer in-flight WiFi for you to use at your leisure as you cruise towards Tajikistan.

Things to do

Enjoy the views from Victory Park 

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One of the best places to see Dushanbe is from leafy Victory Park – boasting some of the finest views in the capital. With plenty of great picnic areas and wildlife to spot, the hilltop location is perfect for a lazy afternoon stroll.

Admire Dushanbe Flagpole

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Stand outside the gates of the Palace of Nations and peer up at the city’s iconic flagpole. Flying high above Dushanbe at 541 feet tall, it’s the second-tallest flagpole in the world. Visit to observe this phenomenal monument and take snaps of the grand palace nestled behind it.

Visit the National Museum of Tajikistan 

Uncover the country’s rich heritage at the National Museum. Explore the 22 galleries and see ancient archaeological artefacts, historic documents and works of art, as well as mini replicas of historic monuments as you journey through the country’s rich history.

A guide to Dushanbe

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Travel to Tajikistan and discover the charming city of Dushanbe. From towering historical monuments to delightful cultural offerings, the bustling capital has a lot to offer. Peer up at the classical architecture, visit the museums and relax in the plentiful green parks.

Experience local culture at Lohuti Street 

Get a taste for local life along bustling Lohuti Street, where you can explore Shah Mansur Bazaar. Here, you can sit and watch the world go by or browse the many colourful and fragrant stalls lining the market. Pick up fresh fruit and vegetables as well as homemade bread and rich yoghurts.

From here, stroll to the Ayni Opera & Ballet Theatre. Dating back to the 1940s, this historic venue plays a big part in the country’s culture. Set in a grand period building built in neoclassical style, the interior is equally as grand, with red and gold décor giving it a vibrant shimmer. Book tickets to catch one of the regular dance and theatre shows gracing the stage.

Explore Rudaki Park 

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Nestled in the heart of the city, leafy Rudaki Park is a tranquil place to visit. Stroll around the vast green space and enjoy a picnic among the quaint floral gardens that bloom beautifully during spring.

Venture through the trees until you find the monuments lining the southern perimeter. Peer up at the impressive Ismoil Somoni statue, standing more than 25 metres high. A golden dramatic arch circles the bronze monument that celebrates the founder of the Samanid dynasty. Also near to the park is the momentous Stele with the Emblem of Tajikistan. Perched on a pyramid of steps, the white and gold monument reflects the city’s turbulent past.

Discover Dushanbe’s history 

Learn about the country’s history and culture at the National Museum of Antiquities of Tajikistan. Using interactive exhibits and preserved relics, you’ll be taken on a journey through Central Asia’s heritage. A highlight of the museum is the giant 13-metre-long reclining Buddha.

Move from one collection to the other, as the Ethnography Museum is also housed here. Discover the country’s textile heritage by examining the traditional collection of Tajikistan clothing, jewellery and silks on show.

If you’d like to trace more history, travel just 30 km out of the city to the mountains where the 18th century Hissar Fort sits perfectly preserved. Wander through the imposing gateway into the complex and see the ruins within.

Useful information

Visa

Before you visit Dushanbe, it’s recommended that you to check with your country’s embassy to see what visa requirements are needed to enter Tajikistan.

Currency

As Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikistan, the currency you’ll need to use is the Tajikistani Somoni. Frequently used banknotes include: 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500.

Language

The common languages spoken in Dushanbe are Tajiki, Persian and Russian.

Weather

The climate in Dushanbe starts off cool at the beginning of the year, with temperatures hitting lows of 0°C in January, but rising to highs of 36°C from July to September.

Getting around

There are several ways you can travel around Dushanbe. One of the most cost-effective ways to get around is by minibus taxi, known locally as a marshrutka. You can also hire a taxi or private vehicle if you’d prefer to travel in comfort.

Airport information

While visiting the Tajikistani capital, you’ll fly in and out of Dushanbe International Airport (DYU). It’s centrally located, only 6km east of the city centre.

Adults 12+ years
Children 12 - 2 years
Infants 7 days - 2 years

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