New frontier

New frontier

New frontier, Tajikistan tours.

Name of trip: New frontier 

Tour’s destinations: Dushanbe, Iskanderkul lake, Penjakent, Khujand 

Arrival to:  Dushanbe

Departure from: Dushanbe

Day 1: Dushanbe – Hissor – Dushanbe
Upon arrival to the airport you will travel to Dushanbe. This day you will have a fascinating city tour where you will have a chance to discover the interesting attractions and immerse into the history of the country. Today you will discover such wonderful attractions as Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. During the tour you will also take a lot of photos and discover National park, Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world – 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. After that you will travel to the remarkable site called as Hissor fortress but at first you will visit Central Museum. In the tour you will be able to explore that the fortress dates back to the 7th-17th centuries. The fortress of Hissor in the old days was the Palace of the Emir of Bukhara bey. During the tour, you will be able to explore that the monumental structure was located in the west of the capital, in Hissar. The walls of the fortress reached about 1 meter. You will also be able to explore that this area had a beautiful swimming pool and charming and colorful gardens, a bustling and lively bustling market with shops and caravanserais. But only a few surviving entrance gates with two majestic towers have preserved this beautiful and fortified fortress.You will also have a chance to discover the fabulous “Madrasa I Kuhna” that dated back 16th – 17th century; the mausoleum of “Mahdumi Azam” dated back 16th. This night you will rest in the hotel.  

Day 2: Dushanbe – Iskanderkul Lake
This day of the tour you will have a chance to see the fascinating lake with the altitude 2 255 meters above sea level called Iskanderkul. You will find the lake right in the center of the charming Fann Mountains. Here people prefer to hike and observe the pristine nature, people also enjoy trekking. This day you will also have a chance to travel along the mesmerizing Anzob pass (3 372 m) where guests of the country will have a chance to discover the amazing views. Today you will also have a chance to take photos today. Upon arrival you will wander along the fabulous beach, see the landscapes and fabulous scenery. Today you will also enjoy the beautiful nature, the beautiful surface of the lake and where you can see the flora and fauna of the lake. You will be offered to see the amazing waterfall. The way will take about 40 min. During the tour you will discover that Tajikistan attracts with its beauty and has rich water resources. Tajikistan is ranked second among the CIS countries and first among the Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8 000 glaciers. You will spend the night in the guest house.

Day 3: Iskanderkul – Penjakent
Today you will travel to the ancient Panjakent. The city is about 5,500 years old, which makes it an old resident of Central Asia. Penjikent translates as "5 villages". Scientists hypothesize that life originated in this area from five villages. In the V-VIII centuries, the city became one of the cultural centers of Sogdiana, the best artisans came here. For its splendor and development, the city was even called the Pompeii of Central Asia. Here, well-thought-out defensive structures, landscaped the palace, built several temple structures, markets, the houses of local residents were comfortable and reliable, for beauty they were decorated with sculptures of ancient deities and painted with ornaments. Only from here, along the famous trade route, could you get from Samarkand to the mountain range of Kuhistan. This location was very advantageous, because the caravans could not bypass Penjikent. Tday you will have a chance to discover buildings as houses and offices, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers’ church. This night you will rest in the guest house. 

Day 4: Penjakent – Seven lakes – Penjakent
This day you will be amazed by the fabulous and best place for hiking in Central Asia. Today you will travel from Panjakent (60 km) to south where Marquzor Lake or Seven Lake situated. During the tour you will also have a charming opportunity where you will have a chance to discover the vivid gorges where are located Seven Lakes. This day you will also be amazed that lakes have different names, colors and sizes. In course of the tour you will have opportunity to visit the locals and observe their lifestyle. Today you will discover the traditions and customs. This night you will rest in the guesthouse.   

Day 5: Penjakent – Khujand 
Today you will travel to the second largest city of Tajikistan- Khujand.  In course of the tour you will experience the interesting sites, explore the fabulous scenery and discover the North of the Republic of Tajikistan, the administrative center of Sughd region. You will see that is situated in the gorgeous valley of the Syr Darya river at an altitude of more than three hundred meters above sea level. The city has a population of 149,000. Today you will also explore that Khujand is one of the most beautiful cities in Tajikistan. This day you will also explore Cultural Palace where was elected the president of Tajikistan. After that in the tour you will discover Central Mosque in the center of the city. This night you will spend in the hotel.

Day 6: Khujand – Dushanbe
Today you will departure to Dushanbe today. This day you will travel through the fascinating Anzob pass with its altitude 3 372 meters and Isticlol tunnel. You will see that it is Famous Fann Mountais. This s the popular place- unique, incredible lakes, beautiful weather and landscapes. Fany or "Kuhistan", as they were called in ancient times, is without a doubt one of the most striking sights of Tajikistan. This small mountain junction is located in the western part of the Pamir-Alai, at the intersection of two powerful mountain ranges – Hissar, whose name translates as "Fortress" and Zarafshan - "Giving gold". During the tour you will have a chance to experience hiking or trekking. This day you will be inspired by the rich flora and fauna during the tour. Today you will also have a chance to make photos.  You will rest the night in the hotel. 

Day 7: Dushanbe – Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 

Price per person:
02 pax – 965 $
04 pax – 595 $
06 pax – 635 $
08 pax – 530 $
10 pax – 565 $
Single – 120 $

Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 55 $ 

Half board – 95 $
Full board – 190 $ 

English speaking guide – 525 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Dushanbe – “Meridian” Hotel 3*
      Iskanderkul – “Dilovar” Guesthouse
      Penjikent – “Umariyon” Hotel 3*
      Khudjand – “Firuz” Hotel
- Museum admissions
- Mineral water supply 

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

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