Travel around Tajikistan: Tour 4
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake - Hissor
Day 1: Dushanbe
Welcome to travel in Tajikistan. The driver will meet you in the airport and accompany to Dushanbe. We will have a city tour and visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then we will walk to 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. In the afternoon we will visit to Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments as well as visit Asian bazar. It has interesting goods, fruits and vegetables. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
Our tour today is to high Mountain lake - Iskanderkul (2 255 m. a. s. l.). It is located in the famous Fann Mountains. This excellent area is one of the best places of Central Asia. The road to the lakes goes via Anzob pass (3 372 m) with astonishing panorama views. On arrival to the lake you will go for a walk lengthways it beaches as well as hike 40 minutes to see outstanding waterfall. Tajikistan is the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources: it 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 3: Iskanderkul Lake
Travelers will have hiking at this Fann Mountains. Fann mountains is a exclusive mountain area identified in ancient times as "Kuhistan". Kuhistan is Farsi word for "Mountainous Country". In Fanns you can see more than 30 pure and multicolored lakes of different size and shape. These days Fann Mountains are a popular travel destination. It is also best for trekking and climbing destination. This area has rich flora and fauna will not leave anyone indifferent. Night is in a homestay.
Day 4: Iskanderkul Lake - Dushanbe - Hissor
In the morning we will drive to Dushanbe over Anzob pass (3 372 m) and tunnel of Isticlol. The road will pass over mountain passes. The second half of the day is devoted to a trip to Hisor fortress (VII-XVII centuries). It is 35 km from Dushanbe. This historical site has encouraged areas and citadel. The fortress used to be the house of the representative of the Emir of Bukhara and was located on a high hill and walls of 1 m thick. In past times there was a pool and a garden and crossways from the fortress there was a market square with a caravan serai and shops. In Hisar you can see 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 5: 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 - 560 $
04 pax - 360 $
06 pax - 375 $
08 pax - 315 $
10 pax - 335 $
Single - 60 $
Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $
Half board - 60 $
Full board - 120 $
English speaking guide - 390 $ per group
Dushanbe - "Meridians" 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