Tour title: The best in the land of Tajikistan
Places to visit: Dushanbe, Hissor, Khoburobot, Khorog. Norak
Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
This day you will you will have a highlight tour. You will explore today Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then you will discover National park to take photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world - 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. Then you will also experience Central Museum, then you will lead to 35 km to visit Hissor fortress (VII-XVII centuries). This is the former Palace of one of the rulers of the Emirate of Bukhara. Long ago, the citadel had walls 1 meter thick, as well as loopholes for cannons and guns. It was guarded by guards and stood on the side of a high hill. Inside the Hissor fortress there was a swimming pool and a garden, and opposite - a noisy market square with many shops and caravanserais. Large terraces and staircases lined with bricks led to the main entrance of the fortress. There also located amazing highlights: the recently restored monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna" (new school of 16th-17th centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" (16th century). After you will return to Dushanbe. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Khoburubot - Kalai Khum
After breakfast you will departure to Kalai Khum villagethrough picturesque mountain road. This day you will transfer over high Khoburubot Pass (3 252) that is called as Western Pamir Tract. You will drive today and admire the gorgeous river valley and fabulous gorges in the terrain, where you will have a chance to make a stop for photo stops and discover mountain and rivers. En route you will visit the locals and observe their way of life. Tajiks themselves are hardworking and persistent; they are friendly and always welcome guests. This people revere their ancient traditions and culture, history, as well as oral folk art and folklore. A trip to Tajikistan gives you the opportunity to see the pristine unspoilt nature, and the trip is also suitable for those who love mountains. You will rest the night in in a home stay.
Day 3: Kalai Khum - Khorog
This day you will transfer to Khorog. Capital of Gorn- Badakhshan Autonomous region (GBAO) Tajikistan's. This small green town seems to be perched on steep rock terraces that gently descend to the bottom of a deep canyon, where two rapid mountain rivers Gutn and Pyanj meet. Along the way you will communicate with Pamir people. The Pamir people are a unique people living on the territory of Tajikistan. This people differs from the Tajiks in some features, they have light skin, blue eyes and other facial features that are more similar to European ones. The Pamir Mountains are the highest in the world with people living on the territory, the mountain life of people has made their traditions and customs unique and different from other residents. The overnight will be in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Khorog - Kalai Khum
You will drive today from Khorog to Kalai Khum. This road will be the same as you had before. This area has a large number of mountain ranges over 6000 meters and therefore it was only possible to build 1 road. Traveling through the Pamirs, you have a unique opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking views of the roof of the world, learn about the history and culture of the ancient people, and dream about how life began in the world by studying the ancient sights. En route you will discover small villages where you will have a chance to overlook the life style of local residents. You will to observe the villages and settlements that are situated on both sides of the river in narrow mountain valleys. Today you will also observe Afghan stony villages and gardens on the other side of the river. The night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kalai Khum - Norak - Dushanbe
After breakfast you will drive to Dushanbe. This day you will also transfer along Afghanistan border. You will fascinate today the amazing high Shuraba pass (2 267 m). You will be impressed by pristine nature of unique mountains that is Territory of Pamir Mountains. These incredibly beautiful mountains have always attracted famous tourists and discoverers, including: Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Nowadays you will have a chance to overlook this wonderful area. This day you will transfer along natural border - Pyanj River. Those who have been able to explore the indescribably beautiful mountains call the Pamir mountains the ocean of white and blue mountains. You will also visit in your tour Norak water reservoir that is called Tajik Sea. The overnight is in the hotel.
Day 6: Dushanbe - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 010 $
04 pax - 600 $
06 pax - 640 $
08 pax - 525 $
10 pax - 565 $
Single - 80 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $
Half board - 80 $
Full board - 160 $
English speaking guide - 520 $ per group
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
Kalai Khum - Home stays
Khorog - "Lal" Guesthouse
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- GBAO permit
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide