Name of trip: Riches of Tajikistan
Tour’s destinations: Dushanbe, Iskanderkul Lake, Penjakent, Khujand
Arrival to: Dushanbe
Departure from: Dushanbe
Day 1: Dushanbe
This day you will be picked up by your driver at the airport and escort you to Dushanbe. After you will have amazing city tour, where you will discover the best attractions. You will explore such fascinating attractions as Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. After that you will continue the tour with travelling to National park where you will admire the views and make photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs. Further you will direct to the biggest National Flag in the world – 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. You will be offered to discover the Central Museum. Then you will explore Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments that was named after talented artist Gurminj. In addition you will also observe the colorful life of the city and buy souvenirs, dry fruits and take photos in Asian bazar. This day you will get a lot of information about Tajikistan and see many fascinating attractions. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe – Iskanderkul Lake
Today you will transfer to the amazing Mountain lake – Iskanderkul (2 255 m. a. s. l.). You will explore the fabulous lake named after the commander Alexander the great and that is situated right in the center of the Fann Mountains. On the tour, you will be able to explore that these beautiful mountains are distinguished by their beauty and are incredible for trekking and hiking. Then you can arrive at the lake, see the beautiful scenery and enjoy the charm of the water surface, explore the pure nature and relax. Guests will have a great chance to enjoy a stroll along the beaches. The company's customers will also be able to take beautiful photos. Guests of the country will also be able to see the fabulous waterfall, which reaches a height of about 38 meters "Fann Niagara". The way will take about 40 minutes. You will discover that Tajikistan ranks second in terms of water resources among the CIS countries and first among the Central Asian countries. The country has more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. You will rest the night in the homestay.
Day 3: Iskanderkul – Penjakent
In the morning you will transfer to Penjakent. The company's tourists on the tour will be able to explore that ancient Panjikent was once a small but distinct Sogdian city in pre-Islamic Central Asia. During the tour, you will be able to explore what the city translates as "Five Villages". The village itself is located in a beautiful area of Sughd region in the valley of the Zerafshan River, at an altitude of about 900 meters. The city itself was formed about 5500 years ago. And the history of the five villages began in the 5th-8th centuries. And so the city was the center of the crafts and cultures of Sogdiana, and after that it was called "Central Asian Pompeii". There were located a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses decorated with numerous paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. It was well-organized city. During the tour you will be amazed by the ruins of this ancient city. Guests of the country can admire today the remains of dwelling houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers church. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 4: Penjikent – Khujand
After breakfast you will travel to to Khujand city. In the tour you will explore Istaravshan and its mosque. This day you will discover that Khujand is located on the Syr Darya River in the mouth of the beautiful Ferghana valley. You will explore that it is the second largest city in Tajikistan. During the tour you will discover that it is the capital of Sughd, northern region of Tajikistan. The population of the city is 149,000. Today you will experience such wonderful attractions as Cultural Palace of Khujand. Previously here was elected the first president of Tajikistan. After that you will direct to explore the Central Mosque. Today you will discover it in the middle of the city. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 5: Khujand – Dushanbe
In the morning you will travel to the capital Dushanbe. This day you will travel along Anzob pass (3 372 m) and tunnel of Isticlol. This day you will be impressed by the fabulous views of the mountains and gorges. In course of the tour you will have a chance to have photo stops. After that you will arrive to Dushanbe. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 6: Dushanbe – Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Price per person:
02 pax – 935 $
04 pax – 560 $
06 pax – 590 $
08 pax – 490 $
10 pax – 520 $
Single – 110 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 55 $
Half board – 80 $
Full board – 160 $
English speaking guide – 520 $ per person
02-04 pax – Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax – 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax – 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Dushanbe – “Meridians” Hotel 3*
Iskandarkul – Home stays
Penjakent – “Umariyon” Hotel 3*
Khujand – “Firuz” Hotel 4*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- GBAO permit
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide