Tajik melody Tour 2
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Hissor - Norak - Kalai Khum - Khoburubot - Iskanderkul - Penjakent - Seven lakes - Dushanbe
Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
Tajik melody Tour 2 is waiting for you on tours. You will be met by the guide and travel to Dushanbe. Today you will have a city tour and visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then we will walk to the Ministry of Inner Affairs where you can take dozen photos. On the way you will see the biggest National Flag in the world of 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. In the afternoon, we will drive 35 km to visit Hisor fortress (VII-XVII centuries) and see citadel. Long time ago it was the residence of the Emir of Bukhara, located on a high hill with walls of 1 m thick. Inside the sight there is a pool with garden, then see the market square with a caravan serai and workshops. Near, you will see two grand towers. In Hisar you can find monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna", mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" (16th century). In the evening, we will return to Dushanbe. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Norak - Kalai Khum
The day will start by travelling to Kalai Khum village. On the way you will see the Norak water reservoir or simply - Tajik Sea. You will pass by Shuraba pass (2 267 m). Then drive along Afghanistan border. You can see celestial mountains and take photos of the pristine nature, belonging to the Territory of Pamir Mountains. The sight was inspired by Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Later on, we will drive along the natural border as Pyanj River and see Pamirs. In addition, you can meet locals over there. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Kalai Khum - Khoburubot - Dushanbe
We are glad to impress you by the next day of our tour where you can visit Dushanbe. You are going to pass the mountain road and high Khoburubot Pass (3 252) recognized as Western Pamir Tract. On the way you will be amazed by river valley among gorges. It will not leave you indifferent. On the route you will learn more about nomads and exchange cultures. Tajik people are very hospitable and ready to treat with open heart. After that, you will have an opportunity to rest in a cozy hotel.
Day 4: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
We are ready to impress you by the next day where you will travel to Mountain lake - Iskanderkul (2 255 m. a. s. l.), situated in the Fann Mountains as one of the most splendid sights of Tajikistan. Driving over Anzob pass (3 372 m) you can see the pristine nature of high passes and take photos. It is the best place for hiking and beach tours. Spending 40 minutes, you will see the beautiful waterfall. Tajikistan profits the second place between the CIS countries for capacity of water resources among all Central Asian countries with about more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 5: Iskanderkul - Penjakent
In the morning you will drive to Penjakent by way of pass Shahriston (3 378 m). Penjakent ("five villages"). The site is located in Khujand area of Tajikistan in a charming Zeravshan river valley. Penjikent originated in the 5th-8th centuries AD as one of the most significant national and dexterities centers of Sogd ("Central Asian Pompeii"). You will get acquainted with a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, hilarious dwelling houses adorned with plentiful paintings, wooden and clay figurines of ancient gods, the ruins of which were found in the last century. On the way you can see traces of dwelling houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers' church. It will be very interesting and productive day. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 6: Penjakent - Seven lakes
The next day of our tour will be start in the Fannsky Gory (Fann Mountains). We will pass over Anzob pass (3 372 m) where we can admire panorama views and take many photos. This is the perfect place for hiking. On arrival, you will see the Seven Lakes (Marquzor Lakes) located of about 60 km south of Panjakent. Our dear travelers will enjoy being along the pristine nature. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 7: Seven lakes - Dushanbe
Talking of Fann Mountains, it is one of the most visited places among travelers. For sure everyone will inspire by the beauty of nature and capture it. Hiking in the Fannsky Gory (Fan Mountains) is one of the colorful attractions for guests. In addition, you can meet locals and exchange culture. In the end of productive and interesting day, you will spend a comfortable night in the homestay.
Day 8: Airport
Morning transfer to airport. Tajik melody Tour 2.
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 365 $
04 pax - 820 $
06 pax - 840 $
08 pax - 695 $
10 pax - 730 $
Single - 135 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $
Half board - 100 $
Full board - 200 $
Dushanbe - "Meridian" Hotel 3*
Kalai Khum - "Kharon Palace" Hotel 4*
Iskanderkul - Homestay
Penjakent - "Umariyon" Hotel 3*
Seven Lakes - Homestays
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance