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5 day tour to Tajikistan

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Tour itinerary: Dushanbe – Iskanderkul – Penjikent – Dushanbe
Season: all the year round
Days: 5Nights: 4
Price: by request
Tour description:

Wonderful mysterious Tajikistan remaining unexplored for most of the travelers.

With tour packages to Tajikistan and its main sights - Penjikent & Iskanderkul followed by the Dushanbe city tour, you won't leave anything hidden.

Day 1
Dushanbe

Flight  to Dushanbe 

Arrival in Dushanbe in the morning (ETA 09:00).

Come out of the terminal and meet the driver holding a sign “ANUR TOUR” with your name on it. Join the guide and

start the sightseeing tour in Dushanbe visiting:

  • - Tajik National Museum of Antiquities with Tajik pride – the biggest Buddha in Nirvana. 

  • - Tajik flagpole-the one of World tallest flagpoles (165-meter high).

  • - The Monument of Ismaili Somoni-on the main square. The monument is 40-meter high paved granite slabs and coated with gold. 

  • - Afternoon drive to Gissar Fortress- the ruins of the Bukhara Emirate Beck’s palace. Its thick walls fortress was famous as a major trade center along the Silk Road.  

  • Old Medressa (Madrasai Kuhna) of the 16-17th century with a museum inside, the new Medressa of 17-18 century as well as Caravan Saray.

Transfer to the hotel. 

Overnight.

Day 2
Dushanbe - Iskanderkul

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to Iskandarkul (140 km, 2 hrs.), north to the "Land of Mountains", en- route enjoying beautiful views of green, barren rocks, rushing mountain streams, and steep rocks.

Arrive at the Iskandarkul, have a picnic lunch at the most beautiful lake in the Fan Mountains.

A beautiful legend of Alexander the Great, who after long conquers had to leave his favorite horse here. 

Later we visit the so-called «Niagara fall" of Tajikistan. On a vibrating viewing platform, one can observe a 40-meter waterfall. 

Dinner and overnight in Iskanderkul lake guesthouse.

Day 3
Iskanderkul - Penjikent

Breakfast at the guesthouse.

Transfer to Penjikent. Meet with a guide.

Start sightseeing tour of Penjikent, a city in the Sugd province of Tajikistan on Zeravshan River that was an ancient town in Sogdiana.  Only the ruins of the old town are left on the outskirts of the modern city. 

  • The Sarazm Important Bird Area (UNESCO World Heritage) lies downstream of the city on the tugay-vegetated floodplain of the river.

  • The archaeological site of the ruins of old Penjikent - a walled inter-city (2500-years) - a Sogdian trading city on the Silk Road. 

Transfer to the hotel. 

Overnight.

Day 4
Penjikent - Dushanbe
Breakfast at the guesthouse.
Morning at leisure to enjoy the beautiful surroundings, easy hiking, and birds watching sessions.
Transfer to Dushanbe. Arrival in the afternoon. Check-in.
Time in the afternoon/evening for leisure sightseeing and shopping.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day #
Dushanbe

Transfer to the airport.

The morning departure flight from Tashkent.

Accommodations:

City

Standart

Comfort

Dushanbe

Meridian

Atlas

Iskanderkul

Guesthouse

Guesthouse

Penjikent

Sugd

Sugd

OR OTHER HOTELS OF THE SAME LEVEL

Prices are available by request. In the case of interest and further reservation, please contact us by e-mail:info@anurtour.com 
Tour Price includes: 
  • - Accommodation in  standard double /twin –shared rooms in hotels and guesthouses;

  • - Tourist tax per person;

  • - Meals: breakfast at the hotels, homemade/ camp-style meals in guesthouse (fixed menu, alcohol excluding meals);

  • - All transfers as per program by comfortable tourist class transport /SUV  as per terrain requires, transfers to-from airport;   

  • - English speaking professional licensed escort  guides in Tajikistan as per program;

  • - Single entry tickets to the sites, museums, mausoleums and nature fees as per program;

  • - Water 1 l pppd for long transfers.


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