One of the oldest countries in the world, colorful, warm and mysterious Tajikistan is a rapidly growing travel destination. The reasons are obvious – ancient sites of the Great Silk Road, amazing mountaineering opportunities, varied and delicious cuisine. Tajikistan is a landlocked country that is almost entirely covered by mountains. The country is known for its stunning natural beauty, including the Pamir Mountains and the Iskanderkul Lake. Its capital, Dushanbe, is a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage.