Tajikistan trip 8
Duration of the tour: 6 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Seven Lakes - Penjakent - Iskanderkul Lake - Hissor
If you have long dreamed of visiting the most colorful places in Tajikistan, we offer you this tour where you can get the opportunity to see the incredible sights of this fabulous country.
Day 1: Dushanbe
Our team is happy to see our dear travelers on Tajikistan trip 8. On arrival, you will be met by the guide who accompanies to Dushanbe. The day is dedicated to a guided city tour. Visit the Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. We are sure you will like to walk to National park and Ministry of Inner Affairs and see the biggest National Flag in the world of about 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. In the afternoon, we will visit the Central Museum and of course Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. Then, we will drive to the famous Asian bazar. This market is famous for affordable prices and fresh goods. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Seven Lakes
We are glad to present the next day. Today we will start our day by travelling to the Fannsky Gory (Fann Mountains) and pass Shahriston of 3 378 m. Just best for hiking tours! The tour will be continued to the Seven Lakes (Marquzor Lakes) of about 60 km south of Panjakent. Here travelers will find this place for a short hiking. You will admire a gorge where 7 lakes are located. The colors of lakes are turquoise and transparent. Night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Seven Lakes - Penjakent
In the morning we will travel to Penjakent, located in Khujand area of Tajikistan in an attractive Zeravshan river valley. This amazing city was found in the 5th-8th centuries AD. In past times it was cultural and crafts centers of Sogd which is later called "Central Asian Pompeii". Visitors will see the city with a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses adorned with paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. Its traces were found only in the last century. In addition, you will ses the remains of dwelling houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshiper's church. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 4: Penjakent - Iskanderkul Lake
The tour will start by travelling to the high Mountain lake as Iskanderkul of 2 255 m. a. s. l. It is located in the famous Fann Mountains. Travelers will have an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful area of rich nature and walk along it beaches. We will hike 40 minutes to see a waterfall. It is must be noted that Tajikistan takes the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources and has the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. Dinner will be at 7 p.m. Rest is in a homestay.
Day 5: Iskanderkul lake - Dushanbe - Hissor
The last day of our tour will start by travelling to Dushanbe. You will drive over Anzob pass (3 372 m) and tunnel of Isticlol where you can take many photos and enjoy on tours. In the end of day, we will travel to Hisor fortress (VII-XVII centuries), 35 km from Dushanbe. You can see encouraged areas and citadel used to be the castle of the representative of the Emir of Bukhara. It is situated on a high hill of 1 m thick walls and loopholes for cannons. There was a pool and a garden and from the fortress there was a market square with a caravan serai and shops. In addition, you will see the recently restored monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna" (new school of 16th-17th centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" (16th century). Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport. Tajikistan trip 8 is over. Thank you.
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax - 760 $
04 pax - 475 $
06 pax - 500 $
08 pax - 420 $
10 pax - 445 $
Single - 80 $
Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $
Half board - 75 $
Full board - 150 $
English speaking guide - 480 $ per group
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
Seven Lakes - Home stays
Penjakent - "Umariyon" Hotel 3*
Iskanderkul Lake - Home stays
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide