Discovering Luminous Iskanderkul Lake

Discovering Luminous Iskanderkul Lake, Tajikistan tours

Tour title: Discovering Luminous Iskanderkul Lake

Places to visit: Dushanbe, Iskanderkul Lake, Hissor

Day 1: Dushanbe
This day you will get acquainted with our guide at the airport and transfer to Dushanbe. This is an amazing large city that is the capital of Tajikistan. This day you will have a city tour in this city. You will visit such objects as: Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then you will lead to National park where you will taka photo of Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world - 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. In the second part of the tour you will fascinate Central Museum and Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. This day you can immerse into national life of Tajik people and explore the colorful sight Asian bazar, where all sorts of trade items are put up for sale. Even in ancient times, Eastern bazaars were a gathering place where people not only traded, but also exchanged news, shared joys, it was the epicenter of all the gossip of the city. This day you will fascinate the highlights of the capital and discover the facts of Tajikistan. You will spend the night in the hotel.

Day 2: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
You will start adventure today to amazing Iskanderkul Lake. This lake is situated in the heart of Fann Mountains. Fann Mountains can be called the "pearl" of the Pamir-Alai, because of its rich nature, which is an indescribable beauty of the earth. It is unique trerritory for exploring and traveling. You will marvel on the lake, take photos, breathe fresh air and fascinate its beauty. You will drive via Anzob pass (3 372 m) you will take pictures and enjoy the amazing panorama views. This day you will also get to the waterfall on the lake. Tajikistan has incredibly large water resources that supply the country with electricity: it has the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers.

Day 3: Iskanderkul - Dushanbe - Hissor
After breakfast you will lead to Dushanbe. Further you will transfer to 35 km to experience  Hissor fortress. It is believed that the fortress was built about 2500 years ago, during the heyday, when the routes Of the great silk road passed near Hissor. The remaining remains of fortifications were built in the XVI-XIX centuries. Hissor fortress in Tajikistan is one of the oldest and largest architectural monuments in Central Asia. For a long time, the Hissor fortress served as the residence of the Governor of the Emir of Bukhara and the base where the state troops were located. There are also attractions that Hissor includes: the recently restored monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna" (new school of 16th-17th centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" (16th century). The overnight is in the hotel.

Day 4: Dushanbe - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.