Unbelievable Tajikistan Tour 7
Unbelievable Tajikistan Tour 7
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Seven Lakes - Penjakent - Iskanderkul Lake - Dushanbe - Hissor
Day 1: Dushanbe
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Dushanbe for starting your Unbelievable Tajikistan: Tour 7. In the capital of Tajikistan you will visit the most prominent sights like Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Later on you will see the National park to make photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world - 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. After it you will have excursion in Central Museum and the Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. Moreover you will have a great chance to see the lifestyle of local people by visiting the Asian bazar. This site will show you many amusing things like colorful goods, fruits and vegetables. In course of the Unbelievable Tajikistan: Tour 7 you will meet many people as well as learn the culture and history of Tajikistan. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Seven Lakes
Today you will be transferred to the worldwide known Fannsky Gory (Fann Mountains). During the drive you will be travel through the Shahriston pass the elevation of which is 3 378 m. You will be impressed to know that tours to this place are known as one of Central Asia's most popular hiking areas. Then you will continue our travel by head on to the Seven Lakes (Marquzor Lakes). This prominent sight is located about 60 km south of Panjakent. To reach these magnificent lakes you will have a short hiking tour on which you will see the breathtaking view of the lakes that are located on different altitudes and have different colors. While being here you will meet a lot of local people that tell you many interesting things about their way of life. Night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Seven Lakes - Penjakent
In course of the tour your destination for the tour is Penjakent. This city is also known as the "five villages" that you will find in Khujand area of Tajikistan where the picturesque Zeravshan river valley is located. There is a possibility that the city started its live in the 5th-8th centuries AD. At that time this prominent site used to be a prosperous city that even had name of "Central Asian Pompeii". During the tour you will witness the remains of well-organized city with a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses decorated with numerous paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. All these interesting attractions were found in last century. Nowadays tourists can witness it barely survive sights like houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshiper's church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Penjakent - Iskanderkul Lake
Today the route of the travel will go to high Mountain lake, the Iskanderkul. The altitude of this alpine lake is 2 255 m. a. s. l. Upon arrival you will find yourself in the famous Fann Mountains. That is known as the one of the most picturesque attraction in tours to Tajikistan. Here you will ebb bale to walk along the beach and enjoy its magnificent view. After it you will have a hiking tour that takes about 40 minutes to reach a waterfall. During the tour you will learn that Tajikistan takes the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources. Due to it you will learn that Tajikistan has the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. Night is in a homestay.
Day 5: Iskanderkul lake - Dushanbe - Hissor
Today you will head back to Dushanbe. Your way will go via the Anzob pass (3 372 m) and tunnel of Isticlol. By driving here you will have a lot of chances to take great amount of photos. Upon arrival to the capital of Tajikistan you will be transferred to see the Hissor fortress. This sight of VII-XVII centuries can be found in 35 km from Dushanbe. Upon arrival you will see the fortified areas and citadel. This site used to be the residence of the delegate of the Emir of Bukharathat is located on a high hill. You will see the walls 1 m thick and loopholes for guns and cannons. The inner part of this sight will show you the ruins of a pool and a garden and across from the fortress there was a busy market square with a caravanserai and shops. But the sights that have a better conditions are two imposing towers and 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.
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