|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$152.32|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$176.56|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$1.52|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$5.97|
|Pack of cigarettes||$1.42|
The city of Vahdat is located in the western part of the Tajikistan. This city is about 10 kilometers on the east side of the country’s capital, Dushanbe. In the Persian language, Vahdat means unity. During the last 100 years, the city experienced many changes in its name and the city achieved its current name in 2003. The city is located at the confluence of two rivers, the Simiganch and Kafirnigan and is located in the southern part of Ilyak River.
How can you get in to this city? As a foreign tourist, your main point of entry will be the airport in Dushanbe. There are not much international flights all over Tajikistan and mainly, you may have to get connecting flights through Moscow or any major cities in Russia or in nearby countries like Uzbekistan. Nevertheless, you can get cheap flights to Vahdat via Dushanbe. Trains are also possible going to Dushanbe, but you will come from Moscow via Termez, Atyrau and Volgograd. From Dushanbe, you can take the local bus. You can take also the marshrutkas or taxis since Dushanbe is just 10 kilometers away. If you want to get around to this republican subordination, you can walk to the city proper or use the marshrutkas or local taxis. You may find it hard to navigate Vahdat since some have no street names and drivers just now landmarks. Hence, you have to know how to get to your destination by map before going there.
What are the things you can do and see in Vahdat? There is nothing much to do in Vahdat and tourists prefer exploring Dushanbe.
You can spend a day or two when touring the city of Vahdat. You can find quite few hotels in Vahdat. Nevertheless, you can get great travel deals in this city with the use of online booking sites. In addition, you can get cheap flights to Vahdat using these websites and you can save a lot of prep time by doing this.