The Varzob Valley runs due north of Dushanbe and is the route to the Zeravshan Valley and Khudjand. This place is famous for the mountains, stunnin g views, and 


traditional villages, including some where the people speak the ancient Sogdian language (Yagnob). In addition, a lot of impressive and splendid dachas built by

 the new rich elite as well as the Presidential Dacha, makes this place to be the place of rest for the modern wealthy Tajiks