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Unknown Tajikistan Tour 2

Unknown Tajikistan Tour 2, Tajikistan tours. 

Unknown Tajikistan Tour 2
Duration: 7 days
In short: Dushanbe - Hissor - Iskanderkul Lake - Penjakent - Seven lakes - Khujand - Dushanbe

Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
Guide will meet and transfer you to the city for sightseeing. You will visit the most interesting sights of the city like Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Upon arrival to the city you will explore National park to take pictures of Ministry of Inner Affairs where you can take of photos of the biggest National Flag in the world. The size of it will impress you - 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. Later on you will drive to the Central Museum and then to Hissor fortress of the 7th -17th centuries. It was used as a residence for the delegate of Amir Bukhara. This site can be found on a high hill with strong walls 1m thick with the holes for the guns and cannons. Inside of this fortress you can witness the ruins of pool and beautiful and colorful gardens, busy and noisy market with shops and caravanserai. But you can see the two towers that will impress you by its beauty. In addition you can enjoy such prominent sights here like"Madrasa I Kuhna" that dated back 16th - 17th century; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" dated back 16th. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 2: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
In course of the tour you will have a tour to the lake that will mesmerize you buy its beauty. You will visit the one of the most wonderful alpine lakes like Iskanderkul the altitude of which is 2 255 meters above sea level. This lake is located in the famous Fann Mountains that is known as the one of the most picturesque area in Central Asia. To this site you will drive through the Anzob pass that is lays on the altitude of 3 372 m here you can witness great panorama view as well as taking photos of it. Upon arrival you will stroll along the beach where you can immerse in the atmosphere of the calmness. In addition you will visit waterfall. In course of the tour you will learn that Tajikistan is country that has a lot of water resources among the CIS countries. Tajikistan takes second place among them and has a the highest water reserves, more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8 000 glaciers. Night you will spend in a guest house.

Day 3: Iskanderkul - Penjakent
Today you will be transferred to Penjakent that is also known as the "five villages". This significant site can be found in the Khujand area of Tajikistan on Zeravshan river valley. You will learn during the tour that this place appeared the 5th-8th centuries AD. During the history this place was famed as one of significant cultural and craft center of Sogd. It was famous due to being well organized city with ruler's palace two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses adorned with a lot of paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. This interesting site was found only in last century an now many tourists can witness this great sights of great history in houses and offices, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers' church. Night is in a local guesthouse.

Day 4: Penjakent - Seven lakes - Penjakent
In course of the travel you will have a hiking tour in one of the most popular hiking places in Central Asia. You will derive about 60 km to south where Marquzor Lake or Seven Lake is situated. Here you will be able to enjoy the hike that will go via the gorge to the Seven's Lakes. You will be impressed that the lakes can be found on the different levels with dissimilar colors. You can also enjoy the company of local people that will tell you about their culture and traditions. Guesthouse is place for night.  
Day 5: Penjakent - Khujand
Today you will have a tour in Khujand. This interesting site can be found at the estuary of the Fergana valley where Syr Darya River flows. Moreover this city is known as the second largest city in Tajikistan with the population of 149,000. Khujand is the capital of the northern part of their country, now also calls Sugh. In the city you cab witness such prominent sights as Cultural Palace and it famous for the first president that was chosen here. The city center is noteworthy for its Central Mosque. During the night you will be in a hotel.
Day 6: Khujand - Dushanbe
At the end of the tour you will drive back to the capital of Tajikistan. During the way to it you will drive via the Anzob pass the altitude of which is 3 372 meters above sea level, and Isticlol tunnel. Tours to the Fann In ancient time they were known as "Kuhistan" that can be translated as "Mountainous Country". While travel here you will learn that it possess at least 30 lakes with different size and form that's why this area is very good for trekking and hiking. Here you will be captivated by the flora and fauna. On the mountain passes you will have a chance to take photos because of the photo stops. Night you will spend in the hotel.

Day 7: Dushanbe - 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 - 965 $
04 pax - 595 $
06 pax - 635 $
08 pax - 530 $
10 pax - 565 $
Single - 120 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $

Half board - 95 $
Full board - 190 $

English speaking guide - 525 $ per group

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
            Dushanbe - "Meridian" Hotel 3*
            Iskanderkul - "Dilovar" Guesthouse
            Penjikent - "Umariyon" Hotel 3*
            Khudjand - "Firuz" Hotel
- Museum admissions
- Mineral water supply

Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa &Visa support
- English speaking guide