Tajikistan: A tale of the Pamirs!

    Tajikistan: a beckoning of the rush of adventure

    • Duration

      8 Days

    • Total Destinations

      1

    • Attractions

      6

    • Pkg Id

      0000129

    Towering mountains, serene lakes, epic road trips and an ancient culture; Tajikistan is the ideal paradise for nature lovers and adventure freaks. Traverse the Pamir Mountains, get cozy with the locals at Dushanbe and decipher the illustrious history that dates back more than 1500 years on this epic trip into the Tajik mountain land.

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    DAY 1
    Arrival at Tajikistan

    •  Arrival at the Tajikistan airport . Our tour escort will host you from outside airport.
    •  Transfer to the Hotel.
    •  Tajikistan United Museum includes the exhibits on history, natural history and art, Buddha in Nirvana is one of the valuable exhibits of museum.
    •  Botanical garden very beautiful garden with many old trees is the favorite place of Tajikistan.
    • Bazaar an oriental market is the most crowded place in the city Hissar fortress the remains of an 18th century fortress, occupied until 1924 is located in 30 km west of Dushanbe.
    •  Beside the fortress are two plain Madrassah, one dating from the 18th century and the other 19th beyond them is the mausoleum of 16th century
    •  Free time to explore the city on your own.
    •  Overnight at Hotel.

    DAY 2
    Transfers to Kulob.

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Transfers to–Kulob.
    • Highlights of the route from Dushanbe include the tunnel and brief views down over Nurek Reservoir and the startling sight of the reconstructed 11th-century Hulbuk Fortress-Palace at the roadside in Kurbon Shaid.
    • We will visit this fortress and having visited we will continue the read to Kulob, is a city in Eastern Kulob district, Khatlon Province, Tajikistan.
    • Located 203 km southeast of the capital Dushanbe on the Yakhsu River it is one of the largest cities in the country.
    • Next stop is the mausoleum of the prominent 14th century poet , philosopher and thinker Mir Said Ali Kha-madoni.
    • Evening transfers to Dushanbe.

     

    DAY 3
    Drive to Khujand

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Drive to–Khujand 
    • Mug Tepa-situated in Ura-Tube is one of the ancient settlements in Tajikistan. It is said the city was found by Kir  in the north-east boundary of the empire.
    • Khazrati Shoh architectural complex- consists of Khazrati Shoh mausoleum-the grave of brother of Kusam ibn Abbas, Khudayar Valami mausoleum and mosque Namozgoh. There were city cemetery and Medresse too. All these buildings belong to 19th c.
    •  Bazaar- an oriental market where you can find everything.
    • Sightseeing of Khujand,
    •  Oriental Bazaar– the biggest bazaars of Central Asia is Payshanba bazaar, one of the interesting places in Khujand attracting people with various sounds and tastes.
    • Museum of archeology and fortification in the middle of northern part of the city there is fortress of 7-8th c.
    • Transfers to Hotel
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at Hotel.

    DAY 4
    Khujand

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Sightseeing of Khujand.
    •  Next stop to Shikh Muslihiddin mosque and Mausoleum.
    • Arbob palace named after S. Urunhodlaev .
    • City tour - Monument to Lenin, Monument to Khudjandi poet, Arbob palace named after S. Urunhodlae, Continue SS: Kairakkum water reservoir.
    • Transfers to Hotel
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at Hotel.

    DAY 5
    Drive to Penjikent

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Drive to Penjikent via Istaravshan.
    • Check in to Hotel.
    • Museum of Rudaki – As Penjikent is a birthplace of Abu Abdallah Rudaki, considered by many to be the father of Persian Poetry.
    • Ancient Penjikent - ruins of old Sogdian town founded in 5th century and abandoned in the 8th century by Arabs. Foundations of houses, a citadel with a couple of Zoroastrian fire temples and city bazaar are visible in the excavated ruins.
    • Transfers to Hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at Hotel  

    DAY 6
    Drive to Seven Lakes

    • Breakfast at Hotel
    • Drive to Seven Lakes
    • Sarazm is one of the ancient settlement in Central Asia with 5500 years civilization. In 2010 the Sarazm was added to the list of the Human heritage by UNESCO
    • Haf Kul-seven lakes of different colors in mountains of Tajikistan. See 1. Mijgon, 2. Soya, 3. Hushyor, 4. Nophin lakes (2139m.a.l), Khurdak,  6. Marguzor, 7. Hazorchashma lakes (2400m a.s.l.).
    • Picnic at lake
    • Drive back to Penjikent
    • Transfers to Hotel
    • Free time to explore the city on your own
    • Overnight at Hotel

    DAY 7
    Drive to Iskandarkul Lake

    • Breakfast at Hotel.
    • Drive to Sary Tag village via Iskandarkul Lake. Iskandarkul-known as a lake of Alexander the Great was established on 1969.
    • Drive to Dushanbe.
    • Check in to Hotel
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    •  Overnight at Hotel.

    DAY 8
    Departure - Onwards

    •   Breakfast at Hotel.
    •  Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Transfers to the airport for your onward journey.

    Top Attractions of Tajikistan: A tale of the Pamirs! Tour

    Tajikistan: a beckoning of the rush of adventure

    Iskanderkul lake Panj-Chashma spring

    Iskanderkul is a mountain lake of glacial origin in Tajikistan’s Sugdh Province. It lies at an altitude of 2195 meters on the northern slopes of the Gissar Range in the Fann Mountains. Triangular in shape it has a surface area of 3.4 kilometres and is up to 72 meters deep. Iskanderkul Lake is quite popular among tourists because of its high scenic value. The lake is not far away from Dushanbe as the distance is only 134 KM. Iskanderkul lake as the name suggests has taken its name from Alexander the Great. The water of the lake remains cool during summers and even if you love swimming you should restrain from swimming here because it is risky as the lake lives with melting glaciers and the glacier is only at a distance of few kilometres. Lake and its surrounding area has been designated as a nature reserve. The habitats in and around lakes are rivers, water meadows, forests, sub alpine meadows and mountains

    Hisor Fort

    Hissar Fortress found 26 km from Dushanbe. The fortress is an open-air Museum The structure has experienced various reproductions, redesigns, and increments. The Hisor Fort that remains there today little looks like the old Hisor Fort that has generally occupied the land

    Tajikistan National Museum

    The National Museum of Tajikistan is a museum in Dushanbe the capital city of Tajikistan. The museum has a total area of 24 000 m of which over 15 000 m are exhibition halls. It is composed of four exhibition departmentsDepartment of Natural History Department of Ancient and Medieval History Department of Modern and Contemporary History and Department of Fine and Applied Arts.

    Palace of Unity

    The Palace of Unity also referred to as Vahdat Palace is a building in Dushanbe Tajikistan. Located in the northern part of Dushanbes main thoroughfare Rudaki Avenue near Hotel Avesto and the embassy of Uzbekistan it is the headquarters of the ruling Pe

    Ismoili Somoni Monument

    One of Dushanbe's most noteworthy present-day landmarks, this sculpture commends the tenth-century founder of the Samanid line. With a craftsmanship deco quality to the structure of the landmark's golden casing and an unmistakable position on Friendship Sq, it has become a key meeting point in the city.

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