Tours in Tajikistan: Tour 6
Route: Dushanbe - Hissor - Ramit - Iskanderkul Lake - Seven Lakes - Penjakent - Jartepo border
Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
Tajikistan waits you for a tour. The driver will meet you in the airport and accompany to Dushanbe. We will drive 35 km to visit Hisor fortress of VII-XVII centuries. In past times it was a residence of the delegate of the Emir of Bukhara and located on a high hill and was well defended with 1 m thick walls and loopholes for guns and cannons. There was a pool and a garden and crossways from the fortress there was a busy market square with a caravan serai and shops inside. There were two imposing towers near fortress. Being in Hisar we will visit the recently restored monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna" (16th-17th centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" (16th century). Then we will visit Botanical garden and Victory Park with a panorama view on the city. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Ramit - Dushanbe
The tour will start by visiting the state natural reserve "Ramit" prearranged by the Government of the Tajik SSR in 1959. It is positioned in the picturesque Ramit gorge, nearby the town of Vahdat. It is more than 80 kilometers from the city of Dushanbe. The land of the reserve is located at an altitude of 1176-3195 m above sea level, on the slopes of the Hissar Range. In the Ramit Gorge, there is a river with the same name, where a river trout fish is found. Travelers will be impressed by rich flora, where can be found medicinal herbs. You may see mountain goats, wild boars, and other species of animals and birds as well as the reserve of an artificial population of Bukhara deer. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 3: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
Our tour today is to high Mountain lake - Iskanderkul (2 255 m. a. s. l.). This beautiful place is situated in the famous Fann Mountains and it is one of the best places of Central Asia. The road to the lakes goes over Anzob pass (3 372 m) with astonishing panorama views. On arrival to the lake you will go for a walk along it beaches and hike 40 minutes to see a waterfall. Tajikistan takes the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources. It is famous for its 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 4: Iskanderkul Lake
In the morning we will have hiking tour at Fann Mountains. Fann mountains is an exclusive mountain area known in ancient times as "Kuhistan". Kuhistan is Farsi word for "Mountainous Country". Being in Fanns you will see more than 30 clean and parti-colored lakes of different shape. Fann Mountains are popular among travelers. It is one of the best trekking and climbing destination on a tour. The nature of rich flora and fauna will not leave anyone indifferent. Night is in a homestay.
Day 5: Iskanderkul Lake - Seven Lakes
We will travel to the Fannsky Gory (Fann Mountains) over pass Shahriston (3 378 m). They are one of Central Asia's most popular hiking areas. Today's trip to the Seven Lakes (Marquzor Lakes), about 60 km south of Penjakent. Travelers will enjoy short hiking tour. We will drive along gorge where 7 lakes are located. They are located on different altitudes. Night is in a homestay.
Day 6: Seven Lakes - Penjakent
Today we will travel to Penjakent. The city of Penjakent ("five villages") is situated in Khujand area of Tajikistan in an attractive Zeravshan river valley originated in the 5th-8th centuries AD. Penjakent of that time was one of the most significant cultural and crafts centers of Sogd. It was named "Central Asian Pompeii". The city with a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses ornamented with paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. The ruins of this ancient city were found only in the last century. We will see the remains of dwelling houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers church. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 7: Jartepo border
In the morning is transfer to Uzbek border.
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax - 835 $
04 pax - 530 $
06 pax - 560 $
08 pax - 470 $
10 pax - 505 $
Single - 80 $
Half board - 90 $
Full board - 180 $
English speaking guide - 660 $ per group
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
Iskanderkul Lake - Homestay
Seven lakes - Homestay
Penjakent - "Umariyon" Hotel 3*
- 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
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