Tours in Tajikistan: Tour 3

Tours in Tajikistan: Tour 3, Tours in Tajikistan

Tours in Tajikistan: Tour 3
9 days

Day 1: Dushanbe
We are glad to see you in Tajikistan. Your driver will meet you and accompany to Dushanbe. On arrival you will have a city tour and visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Travelers will walk to National park to take photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs and admire beauty of the biggest National Flag in the world with the sizes 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. Then visit Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. Visit Asian bazaar and learn more about local life. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 2: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
The tour will start by travelling to an alpine lake - Iskanderkul. It is located at the altitude 2 255 m. a. s. l. on the famous Fann Mountains. This place is one of the best places for hiking. The road goes over Anzob Pass with the altitude of 3 372 m where you can relish unbelievable panoramic view. We will walk along beaches and take many vibrant photos. Travelers will hike 40 minutes to see a waterfall. Tajikistan takes the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources. It is important to note that it is the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries in Tajikistan it has more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. Night is in a homestay.

Day 3: Iskanderkul Lake - Penjakent
Today we will drive to Penjakent or "five villages". It is located in Khudjand area of Tajikistan in Zeravshan river valley. The city was found in the 5th-8th centuries AD. In the ancient times it was one of the most cultural and crafting center of Sogd which called "Central Asian Pompeii". It was a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses adorned with numerous paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. These traces were found in last century. On the tour travelers will see ruins of houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers church. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 4: Penjakent - Seven lakes - Penjakent
In the morning we will visit Fann Mountains that are considered to be one of the famous hiking area in Central Asia. You will have day trip to Seven Lakes. It is situated about 60 km south of Panjakent. Travelers will have a hiking tour via the gorge to see Seven Lakes. They are situated on the altered elevation and have diverse color. This is a great idea to learn more about nomadic lifestyle. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Penjakent - Dushanbe
We will return to Dushanbe. The name of the city means "Monday". Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikistan and the main economic and political center. Here you will see an atmosphere of a real Asian city. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 6: Dushanbe - Khoburubot - Kalai Khum
The tour will start by driving to Kalai Khum village by mountain road, that goes through the Khoburubot Pass (3 252) famous as Western Pamir Tract. Traverlers will have a chance to see the most attractive river valley and incredible gorges in the landscape, where we can stop for rest and photos. Meet locals and learn about their lifestyle. They respect their traditions and folklore as well as like wild nature. Night is in a home stay.  

Day 7: Kalai Khum - Khoburubot - Dushanbe
In the morning is transfer to Dushanbe. It is important to note that, the Pamirs were amazed by the world's greatest explorers as Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. In general, the Pamir Mountains are celestial mountain system of white and blue mountains. Transfer to a hotel. 

Day 8: Dushanbe - Norak - Dushanbe
Today we will travel to Norak city where Norak water reservoir is situated. It is also called Tajik Sea. Norak is places in the Khatlon province of Tajikistan, on the Vakhsh River, 885 m above sea level, and is 70 km southeast of the capital, with the population of 19,000. We will drive over Chormahzak and Shar - Shar passes counting the tunnels. This city was built on the former village of Nurek - «pomegranate» in Tajik language. The city was established in 1960 to maintenance the construction of nearby Nurek Dam, which was accomplished in 1980. This Dam is the highest in the world - 300 m. The Dam is situated in a profound gorge along the Vakhsh River in western Tajikistan. In the end of day, we will back to Dushanbe. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 9: Dushanbe - Airport
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 - 1 255 $
04 pax - 760 $
06 pax - 840 $
08 pax - 695 $
10 pax - 755 $
Single -140 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $  

Half board -130 $
Full board - 250 $

English speaking guide - 730 $ per group

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
Iskandarkul - Home stays
Penjakent - "Umariyon" Hotel 3*
Kalai Khum - Home stays 
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour                                           

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- GBAO permit
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide