Seven lakes tour 1
Duration: 5 days
Highlights: Dushanbe - Penjakent - Seven lakes - Norak - Dushanbe
Day 1: Dushanbe
Upon arrival to airport you will be met and transferred to Dushanbe. In the capital of Tajikistan you will start your city tour that will include all major sights like Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then you will visit National park to make photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world. The six of it is 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. Then is an excursion in Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. Moreover you will have a great time while exploring Asian bazaar with interesting goods. During the tour you will have an opportunity to find more about main sight of the city as well as learn many interesting facts about Tajik people. You will love tours here. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Penjakent
Today you will drive to Penjakent. On the way to it you will drive through Shahriston pass, that is on 3 378 m high. Then you will have opportunity to witness impressive view of Anzob pass on 3 372 m high. The Penjakent or five villages is located in Khujand area of Tajikistan in a picturesque Zeravshan river valley. This city started its history in 5th-8th centuries AD. It used to be a main cultural center of Sogd and had impressive name - "Central Asian Pompeii". It was well-organized city with a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses decorated with numerous paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. The remains of this great city wee fund in last century. Nut today you will have a chance to enjoy this view of ancient ruins of houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshipers church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Penjakent - Seven lakes - Penjakent
In course of the travel you will drive to Seven Lakes that situated in the famous Fann Mountains. This place is one of the most visited places in Central Asia. The road to lakes takes about 60 km south of Panjakent. During the tour you have not long hike to reach this place along a gorge where 7 lakes are located. In the different altitude each lake has its own unique color. In addition you will be able to meet local people and learn more about their traditions, culture and lifestyle. Night is in the hotel.
Day 4: Penjakent - Dushanbe - Norak - Dushanbe
Today your destination for the tour is Norak water reservoir that locates in Norak city. Due to the size of the reservoir it received name the Tajik Sea. To reach this sight you will need to drive via Chormahzak and Shar- Shar passes including the tunnels. Nurek is located in the Khatlon province of Tajikistan, on the Vakhsh River, 885m above sea level, and is 70km southeast of Dushanbe. The population of the city is 19,000 people. This city was built on the spot where Nurek village was situated. From Tajik language the Nurek means «pomegranate». The city that you can witness nowadays appeared at 1960 to support the construction of nearby Nurek Dam, which was completed in 1980. The Nurek dam has the height of 300m on Vakhsh River. The Dam is located in a deep gorge along the Vakhsh River in western Tajikistan. While have tours in Tajikistan you will have a lot of opportunities to take photos. After sightseeing in Nurek you will drive back to Dushanbe. Overnight is in hotel.
Day 5: Dushanbe - Airport
In the morning is 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 - 745 $
04 pax - 450 $
06 pax - 480 $
08 pax - 395 $
10 pax - 425 $
Single -100 $
Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $
Half board - 70 $
Full board - 130 $
English speaking guide - 360 $ per group
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
Penjakent - "Umariyon" Hotel 3*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide