Travel around Tajikistan: Tour 3
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Seven lakes - Penjakent - Iskanderkul Lake - Romit gorge - Dushanbe
Day 1: Dushanbe
In Tajikistan travelers will be met and transferred to Dushanbe. We will have a city tour and Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then we will drive 35 km to Hissor fortress of VII-XVII centuries. This place has hedged territory and citadel. The representative of the Emir of Bukhara lived over there. This was situated on a high well sheltered by walls 1 m thick and ambiguities for guns. In the fortress there were pool and a garden and athwart from the fortress there was a busy market square with a caravan serai and shops. Only the entry gate with two inspiring towers little has been conserved from the fortress. There are sites in Hisar: the lately reestablished monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna" it is new school of the 16th-17th centuries, mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" of the 16th century. We will visit Botanical garden and Victory Park with an amazing panoramic view on the city. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Seven lakes
In the morning we will travel to Fann Mounains over Anzob pass 3 372 m high with magnificent panorama views. Fann Mountains are admired amid hikers. The tour will be continued to Seven Lakes. This lake is located about 60 km south of Panjakent and possible for a short hiking in the gorge where 7 lakes are located. Lakes are located at altered heights with special colors. Travelers will meet local people and learn more about their life, traditions and cuisine. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Seven lakes - Penjakent
In the morning we will explore Penjakent or five villages. We will pass over Shahriston pass 3 378 m high. It is located in Khujand area of Tajikistan in Zeravshan river valley. The city was found in the 5th-8th centuries AD. Penjakent was one of the most remarkable cities of Sogd. It is also called "Central Asian Pompeii". It was a splendidly structured city with the ruler's palace, two temples, markets, striking suburban buildings, ornamented with abundant paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. Remainders of this city were found in the last century. Today you can see dwelling houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers church. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 4: Penjakent - Iskanderkul Lake - Dushanbe
We will drive to Iskanderkul Lake. This beautiful lake is situated on 2 255 m. a. s. l. inFann Mountains. It is the widespread area of the Central Asia. On the lake you will have a walk sideways the beaches. To see waterfall, you can hike 40 minutes. Tajikistan takes place as the second place amid the CIS countries for volume of water resources. It was the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. Then we will drive to Dushanbe. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Dushanbe - Romit gorge - Dushanbe
The morning will start by travelling to Romit gorge. We will admire beautiful Tajik mountains and mountain rivers. On the gorge you will go hike to see the enormous mountains. You will learn more about lifestyle and ethnicities of Tajik people. There is the great possibility to bath of our mountains. We will drive back to Dushanbe. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 6: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax - 920 $
04 pax - 555 $
06 pax - 575 $
08 pax - 475 $
10 pax - 500 $
Single - 105 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $
Half board - 80 $
Full board - 160 $
English speaking guide - 550 $ per group
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
7 Lakes - Homestay
Penjikent - "Umariyon" Hotel 3*
- 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