Travel to Tajikistan: Tour 1
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Penjakent - Seven lakes - Norak - Dushanbe
Day 1: Dushanbe
Time to travel to Tajikistan. Travelers will be met at Dushanbe. Today we will have a city tour and visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal and House of parliament. The next destination is visiting National park, Ministry of Inner Affairs. Guests will have an opportunity to see the biggest National Flag in the world of about 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. In the second part of day we will visit Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. Then we will visit Asian bazaar where we can see how the real life of locals looks like. In the end of day is transfer to a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Penjakent
The tour will start driving to Penjakent via Shahriston pass. It is 3 378 m high. On the way you will enjoy panoramic view on Anzob pass on 3 372 m. Actually, Penjakent or five villages is located in in Khujand area of Tajikistan in a scenic Zeravshan river valley. Its history goes to the 5th-8th centuries AD. In past times there was one of the main cities of Sogd named "Central Asian Pompeii". It was a city with a ruler's palace, two sanctuaries, marketplaces, dwelling houses ornamented with abundant paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. Its wrecks were found in the last century. Guests will see ruins of houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Penjakent - Seven lakes - Penjakent
The tour will start by visiting Fann Mountains. It is defined to be one of the best places for hiking areas in Central Asia. We will walk to the Seven Lakes located about 60 km south of Panjakent and enjoy a short hiking. There road goes sideways a gorge where 7 lakes are located. The color and the height of these lakes are dissimilar. On the way you can meet local people and learn more about their societies and routine. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Penjakent - Dushanbe - Norak - Dushanbe
We will start a day by visiting Norak water reservoir or so-called Tajik Sea. Then is transfer via Chormahzak and Shar - Shar passes comprising the tunnels. Norek is discovered in the Khatlon province of Tajikistan, on the Vakhsh River, 885m above sea level, and is 70km southeast of Dushanbe. Its population is approximately 19,000 people. The name of this village means «pomegranate» in Tajik language the modern city was well-known in 1960 to maintenance the structure of neighboring Nurek Dam, which was accomplished in 1980. The Norek Dam is the highest dam, 300m on Vakhsh River in Tajikistan. The Dam is discovered in a deep gorge lengthwise the Vakhsh River in western Tajikistan. In the end of day, we will drive back to Dushanbe. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 5: Dushanbe - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport. Flight for the next destination.
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax - 745 $
04 pax - 450 $
06 pax - 480 $
08 pax - 395 $
10 pax - 425 $
Single -100 $
Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $
Half board - 70 $
Full board - 130 $
English speaking guide - 360 $ per group
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
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