Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Hissor - Norak - Kalai Khum - Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake - Penjakent - Seven lakes - Dushanbe
This tour is made for those who are in love with nature and trekking. You will enjoy the slaying scenery of the famous Fann Mountains that attract a lot of tourists every year. During the tour it will be possible to witness all seasons of the year. This tour allows you to relax in in the pristine nature of the country.
Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Dushanbe. There you will start you exploring by having city tour. In course of the tour you will visit major sights of the city like Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then you will have a chance to take a lot of vivid photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs as well as the biggest National Flag in the world of 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. After it you will drive to Hissor fortress of VII-XVII centuries. This fortress used to be house for representative of the Emir of Bukhara. Moreover it has an interesting location that is situated on a high hill with walls of 1 m thick. Inside of this site used to be a pool and a garden, market square with a caravanserai and shops. From whole gates only two towers survived to this day as well as recently restored monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna" of 16th-17th centuries, mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" of 16th century. Return to Dushanbe. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Norak - Kalai Khum
In course of the tour you will be transferred to Kalai Khum village. On the way you will opportunity to visit the famous Norak water reservoir known as Tajik Sea. The road will go through Shuraba pass with the altitude of 2 267 m. Later on we will drive along Afghanistan border. While travel you will see Pamir mountains that will give you the incredible of nature. Many great explorers received inspiration from these high mountains of Pamir like Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Nowadays you will have a great chance to visit them. Then the road goes along natural border as Pyanj River. Those who travelled here said that Pamir mountains are the ocean of white and blue mountains. Afterwards you will have rest and spend the night in a home stay and learn more about life of local people.
Day 3: Kalai Khum - Khoburubot - Dushanbe
Today you will drive back to Dushanbe. The day will start by driving to Dushanbe. In course of the tour the road will go via Khoburubot Pass which altitude is 3 252 high and known as Western Pamir Tract. While your travel you will be slayed by the view of river valley and gorges in the terrain. You will have photo stops to capture this beauty of nature. On the way to city you will have an opportunity to visit small villages and meet local people. While doing so you will have an opportunity to learn more about nomads. In course of the tour you will see that Tajik are hospitable and kind. Moreover even nowadays they respect and follow their traditions and folklore. You will be amazed by your adventurous tours where you will be able to see wild nature and animals. Upon arrival to the city the night will be in a hotel.
Day 4: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
Today the destination of the tour is famous Iskanderkul which altitude is 2 255 m. a. s. l. You can find this lake in the area of the famous Fann Mountains. This lake is considered to be the one of the beat places in Central Asia. In course of the travel you will drive via Anzob pass which altitude is 3 372 m. On such high you will make a lot of magnificent photos. Upon arrival you will have time to explore the beach of the lake as well as have a short hiking tour to see the waterfall. You will be stunned by all this picturesque scenery. It is worth spending 40 minutes ton seethe waterfall. Tajikistan is a country that takes the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources and has the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. The night in a guesthouse.
Day 5: Iskanderkul - Penjakent
The tour will go to Penjakent through the Shahriston pass with the altitude of 3 378 m. You can find Penjakent or "five villages" in Khujand area of Tajikistan in a scenic Zeravshan river valley. It is considered to be that city appeared in the 5th-8th centuries AD. This was the prosperous time of this city that used to be one of the most important cultural and crafts centers of Sogd and had name "Central Asian Pompeii". This city used to have ruler's palace, two temples, markets, amusing dwelling houses decorated with abundant paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. The remains of the city were found in the last century. In course of the tour you will see the remains of dwelling houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers' church. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 6: Penjakent - Seven lakes
Toady you will travel to the Fannsky Gory (Fann Mountains) where you will see the incredible Seven lakes. The rods to this lake goes over Anzob pass which elevation is 3 372 m. Upon arrival you will have an opportunity to enjoy panorama views and take vibrant photos while hike. The Seven Lakes is located about 60 km south of Panjakent. In course of the tour you will have an opportunity to view amazing road and see the pristine nature. Moreover you will be stunned by the colors of each lake. We have no doubt you will like it. Your night is in the hotel.
Day 7: Seven lakes - Dushanbe
During times Fann Mountains used to be the most visited place and many people come here nowadays to explore this site. Here you will enjoy the nature while hike in the Fannsky Gory (Fan Mountains). You will like this place for sure. Moreover this sight attract thousands lovers of trekking visit Fann Mountains per year. In addition you will meet with locals who used to live there. Afterwards we will return to your home stay. Night is in the homestay.
Day 8: Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
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