Tajikistan lifeTour 8

 Tajikistan life Tour 8, Tajikistan life

Tajikistan life: Tour 8
Duration: 10 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake - Hissor - Norak - Kalai Khum - Khorog - Khoburubot - Dushanbe 

Day 1: Dushanbe
Our company is happy to see dear travelers in Tajikistan. Meet your driver at the airport and travel to Dushanbe. On arrival, you will have a guided city tour and visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then we will walk to National park, Ministry of Inner Affairs and see the biggest National Flag in the world of 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. See the Central Museum and visit to Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. Afterwards you will visit Asian bazaar. On this place you will have an opportunity to enjoy colorful goods, fruits and vegetables. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.  

Day 2: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
In the morning we will drive to high Mountain lake - Iskanderkul of 2 255 m. a. s. l. situated in the famed Fann Mountains. This magnificent area is one of the best places of Central Asia. The way to the lakes drives over Anzob pass (3 372 m) with marvelous panorama views. On arrival, you will have a walk along it beaches and hike 40 minutes to see a wonderful waterfall. Tajikistan takes the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources with the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers. Rest is in a homestay.

Day 3: Iskanderkul Lake
Have a hiking tour at Fann Mountains known as "Kuhistan", means "Mountainous Country". You will see more than 30 pure and multicolored lakes of diverse size and shape. Today it is a popular tourist destination and weekend days where possible to use it for trekking and climbing purpose. The rich flora and fauna will not leave anyone indifferent! Don't miss to enjoy great views and have fun. Overnight is in a homestay.

Day 4: Iskanderkul Lake - Dushanbe - Hissor
Today we will drive to Dushanbe of over Anzob pass (3 372 m) and tunnel of Isticlol where you can take many photo. In the afternoon we will have a tour to Hisor fortress (VII-XVII centuries). It is 35 km from Dushanbe. This ancient site has encouraged areas and citadel used to be the residence of the ambassador of the Emir of Bukhara and was located on a high hill and was well defended with 1 m thick walls and ambiguities for guns. In past times there was a pool and a garden and across from the fortress there was a busy market square with a caravan serai and shops. See the "Madrasa I Kuhna" (16th-17th centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" (16th century). Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Dushanbe - Norak - Kalai Khum
In the morning we will drive to Kalai Khum village and see Norak water reservoir or Tajik Sea. You will pass over the Shuraba pass (2 267 m) and drive along Afghanistan border starts. This area will amaze you by its exclusive mountains (Territory of Pamir Mountains). Since ancient times the Pamirs have stirred the world's greatest explorers as Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Drive along natural border as Pyanj River. Rest is in a homestay.

Day 6: Kalai Khum - Khorog
This tour will start by travelling to Khorog where rocky mountains from all four sides surround it. The town was erected on the confluence of the 3 rivers where Shokhdara river and Ghund river flow into Pyanj river. Here you will meet Pamir people. They have high percentage of people with blonde hair, fair skin and blue eyes. Pamirs Mountains are the highest mountains in the world with human population after the Himalayas in Tibet. Night is in a guesthouse.

Day 7: Khorog
Today you will have a guided city tour. Visit the Botanical Garden bounded by many gardens and lies at an altitude of 2320m above sea level on the shore zone of the Shakhdara River is positioned the prominent Pamir Botanical Garden with distinctive plants. Afterwards we will visit city park and handicraft shop, museum as well as a local bazar. Then we will see the main highlights of Khorog and learn more about Pamirian people. Rest is in a guesthouse.

Day 8: Khorog - Kalai Khum
You will drive from Khorog to Kalai Khum and see the high rocky mountains of over 6 000 meters. On this tour each traveler will admire the beauty of virgin nature and take many vibrant photos. We will stop in small villages to communicate with local people and to see their life. Then we will see the other side of the river where Afgan stony villages and gardens are situated. Overnight is in a home stay.

Day 9: Kalai Khum - Khoburubot - Dushanbe
Today we will drive to Dushanbe via mountain road and over high Khoburubot Pass of 3 252 identified as Western Pamir Tract. You will be impressed by charming river valley and wonderful gorges in the ground. See the small villages and meet local people which are very hard working, hospitable, and kind-hearted. They are lovers of exotics and wild nature. Night is in a hotel.

Day 10: Flight
Transfer to the airport. Thank you for incredible tour!


02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex

Price per person:
02 pax - 1320 $
04 pax - 825 $
06 pax - 920 $
08 pax - 770 $
10 pax - 835 $
Single - 100 $

Early check-in - 30 $ 
Single early check-in - 50 $ 

Half board - 135 $
Full board - 270 $

English speaking guide - 880 $ per group      


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
Iskanderkul Lake - Home stays
Kalai Khum - Home stays
Khorog - "Lal" Guesthouse
- Entrances to all museums 
- Mineral water during the tour                                     

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