The name of tour: Discovering ancient artifacts of Tajikistan
Tour's destinations: Dushanbe, Iskanderkul, Penjakent, Khujand.
Quantity of the days: 6 days
Day 1: Dushanbe
After landing you will meet with our resident and accompany to Dushanbe. After arrival you will discover the highlights of the city and have a city tour. Yoi are going to explore following attractions: Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then you will move to National park, explore Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world. After exploration Central Museum you will visit to Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. If you want immerse into amazing atmosphere of oriental life you should visit Asian bazar. Here reins a special philosophy, buying and selling interesting products, epicenters of news throughout the city. You can also buy Souvenirs and interesting products. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
After breakfast you will lead to amazing pride of Tajikistan high Mountain lake - Iskanderkul (2 255 m. a. s. l.). It is located in the heart of popular area for mountaineering Fann Mountains. This fabulous area is one of the best places of Central Asia. Tajikistan is in the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water: it has the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. And it is named after Alexander the great. According to legend, or maybe it's true, he stopped here on the way from Central Asia to India. When you will arrive to the lake you will explore the beaches. You will have a wonderful time of resting. And you will also discover a waterfall you will hike 40 minutes. You will spend the night in homestay.
Day 3: Iskanderkul - Penjakent
Today you will drive to Penjakent. Penjikent is a city located in the Western part of Tajikistan on the left Bank of the Zeravshan river East of Samarkand. The city rises at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. One of the oldest cities in Central Asia, the venerable age of which is 5500 years. The name of the city is translated into Russian as "Five villages". At that time it also called as "Central Asian Pompeii". There are also situated a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses decorated with numerous paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. Penjikent was the last city on the Great Silk Road leading from Samarkand to the mountains of Kuhistan. And this was very profitable, since no caravan, no person, descending from the mountains to Samarkand and returning back, could not avoid Penjakent. Your night will be in the hotel.
Day 4: Penjikent - Khujand
This day you will drive to Khujand city. Along the way you will explore Istaravshan and its mosque. Tours to Khujand-an ancient city of Central Asia, founded more than 2500 years ago. Khujand has always been considered the scientific and cultural center of Tajikistan. There are preserved monuments Dating back to the XVI-XVII centuries: the mausoleum of Sheikh Muslihiddin and The Masjidi Jami Mosque, as well as the Khujand fortress, which was built together with the city. Khujand serves as a corridor between snowy mountains, and without visiting it, it is impossible to imagine traveling along the tracks of the Great Silk Road caravans. At the moment, the population of Khujand is about 149,000 people. In the second part of the day you will visit a Cultural Palace of Khujand. You will also visit Central Mosque that is situated in the middle of the city. Your night will be in the hotel.
Day 5: Khujand - Dushanbe
This day you will drive to Dushanbe. You are going to transfer over Anzob pass (3 372 m) and tunnel of Isticlol. You will have a chance to amaze the picturesque road and take spectacular photos of Tajik mountains. Arrival to Dushanbe. Your night will be 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