Discover Tajikistan Tour 1

Discover Tajikistan: Tour 1, Tajikistan tours 

Discover Tajikistan: Tour 1
Destination: Tajikistan 
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Hissor - Iskanderkul Lake - Penjakent - Dushanbe


Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
When you arrive in Dushanbe, you will have a guided tour where you can visit the Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament as well as National park and Ministry of Inner Affairs. On this place you will see the biggest National Flag in the world of 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. We will travel to Central Museum (35 km) to visit Hisor fortress (VII-XVII centuries). In past times, it was the residence of the delegate of the Emir of Bukhara which situated on a high hill and with 1 m thick walls and loopholes for guns and cannons. Here was a pool and a garden as well as busy market square with a caravan serai and shops. The next destination is visiting Hisar site and see monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna" (16th -17tth centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" (16th century). Afterwards you will return to Dushanbe. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 2: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
On this tour we will drive to the high Mountain lake - Iskanderkul (2 255 m. a. s. l.) situated in the famous Fann Mountains. You will drive through Anzob pass (3 372 m) and see one of the wonderful panoramic views and enjoy sandy beaches. If you want to see a waterfall, spend 40 minutes. In general, Tajikistan is defined to be the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources which has the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. Overnight is in a guesthouse.

Day 3: Iskanderkul - Penjakent
Today we will have a hiking tour at Fann Mountains. Fann mountains are also known as "Kuhistan" from Farsi means (Mountainous Country). Here you will see more than 30 pure and parti-colored lakes of different size and shape. Fann Mountains won hearts most of travelers!  You will have the opportunity to have trekking and climbing journey. The fauna and flora of this place is unique and will not leave anyone indifferent. In the afternoon we will drive to Penjakent. Night is in a local guesthouse.

Day 4: Penjakent - Dushanbe
Penjakent or "five villages" is located in Khujand area of Tajikistan in a picturesque Zeravshan river valley. The five villages started the history of this amazing city which found in the 5th-8th centuries AD. Having a tour in Penjikent you will see the most important cultural and crafts centers of Sogd named as "Central Asian Pompeii". In addition, you will find well-organized city with a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses adorned with paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. Today travellers can see remains of dwelling houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, fire worshiper's church and many others. Return back to Dushanbe. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 5: Dushanbe - Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 

 
Transport:
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
 

Price per person:
02 pax - 720 $
04 pax - 435 $
06 pax - 445 $
08 pax - 370 $
10 pax - 390 $
Single - 85 $

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

Half board - 65 $
Full board - 130 $

English speaking guide - 380 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Dushanbe - "Meridian" Hotel 3*
Iskanderkul - "Dilovar" Guesthouse
Penjikent - "Umariyon" Hotel 3*
- Museum admissions
- Supply of mineral water

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