Travel budget in Tajikistan

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Tajikistan: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Tajikistan for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 26 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.1 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 522* (4676 TJS)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 68 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 3 per person
  • $ 4.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 1468* (13132 TJS)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 118 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 6.4 per person
  • $ 8.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 2445* (21868 TJS)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Tajikistan in 2020

Cost of living: Tajikistan VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Tajikistan in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Tajikistan by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Tajikistan compared to the national average.

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Local prices in Tajikistan by expense type

Tajikistan: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tajikistan costs 68% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.6/person
($ 2.7 to $ 5.6)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 6.7/person
($ 5.3 to $ 8.4)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5/person
($ 2.7 to $ 5.6)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.2 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.4/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.5/can
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Tajikistan: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tajikistan costs 49% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 26/night
( $ 26)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 44/night
($ 27 to $ 73)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 93/night
($ 60 to $ 132)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 181
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 143/night
($ 108 to $ 202)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 207/night
($ 185 to $ 230)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 508
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 33/month
($ 26 to $ 40)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 155/month
($ 78 to $ 251)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 70/month
($ 70 to $ 70)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 174/month
($ 109 to $ 278)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Tajikistan: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tajikistan costs 65% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.2/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 4.7/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 6.1)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3.8)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.3)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.7)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 5.4/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 6.1)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Tajikistan: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Tajikistan costs 65% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 2.9/month
($ 2.9 to $ 5.7)

96% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 0.8)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.1
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Tajikistan: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Tajikistan costs 64% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 26/month
($ 17 to $ 46)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 60/month
($ 29 to $ 90)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 195/month
($ 90 to $ 335)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1408
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 122/month
($ 57 to $ 168)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1124
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 597/month
($ 224 to $ 1446)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2272
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 302/month
($ 279 to $ 367)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1782
Gym
Gym
$ 38/month
($ 23 to $ 46)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 107/month
($ 57 to $ 224)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 981
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2279/yr
($ 668 to $ 21560)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17402

Tajikistan: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tajikistan costs 48% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.4/ticket
($ 3.9 to $ 6.1)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
($ 3.3 to $ 17)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Tajikistan: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Tajikistan costs 51% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.1/pack
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 32
($ 23 to $ 44)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 16
($ 12 to $ 23)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 53
($ 34 to $ 90)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 63
($ 46 to $ 90)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Dushanbe
London → Dushanbe
London → Dushanbe
$ 848
(fair price: $ 745)
New York City → Dushanbe
New York City → Dushanbe
New York City → Dushanbe
$ 1544
(fair price: $ 1309)

Tours and organised trips in Tajikistan


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About the information on the cost of living in Tajikistan

The information about the cost of living in Tajikistan shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Tajikistan updated on 20-01-2020.

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