Currency

Tajik somani (TJS)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than US$100

  • Floor space in homestay: US$10
  • Self-catering: US$5
  • Bus to free sights: US$1
  • Seat in shared taxi: US$45

Midrange: US$100–200

  • Double room with bathroom: US$50–100
  • Three meals in homestays: US$15
  • Museum admissions: US$5
  • Charter of small 4WD with driver: US$80

Top End: More than US$200

  • Luxury room in provincial hotel: US$120
  • Lunch and dinner in international restaurants: US$30
  • Overnight guided trek: US$100–150
  • Charter of large 4WD with driver-guide: US$120–150

Bargaining

Bargaining is expected in the bazaars but not in shops where fixed prices are the norm.

Money

The town has banks where you can change money and an ATM.