Historical & Cultural Tour to the South of Tajikistan

  • Tour duration: Days: 6 – Nights: 5
  • Category: Combined
  • difficulty level: Easy
  • Season: All year around

Requirements:

The style of clothing can be anything, including shorts. However, during excursions, usually including visits to religious and religious buildings, try not to offend the sight of pilgrims and mosque ministers, unnecessarily causing toilets and limit themselves to thin but spacious clothes, preferably clothes with sleeves, dresses / skirts below the knees.

Day Tour programm Services Notes
Day 1

In the morning we will drive 35 km to visit Hisor fortress (VII- XVII centuries). This historical site has fortified areas and citadel. The entire day is dedicated to a guided city tour. First of we will visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, House of parliament. After it we will walk in National park to make photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world – 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. After excursion in Central Museum you will have lunch. Then you will visit to Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. We will see today the main highlights of Dushanbe and you will find out many interesting facts about Tajik people. Dinner will be in a traditional restaurant where you try Tajik food.

Dushanbe :

Transport ;

Food;

Guide services.

Accommodation:

The selected hotel category

Day 2

After breakfast we drive to Shahrituz through Vakhsh valley to visit Takhti Sangin (Persian "stone throne"), an ancient settlement in the south of Tajikistan, at the confluence of the Vakhsh and Panj. Excavations (conducted since 1976) opened the Greco-Bactrian and Kushan city with a citadel (the area of 237 mx 165 m), fortified stone walls. In the center of the citadel of a Greek temple excavated Oxus (the ancient name for the Amu Darya), built according to the type of Zoroastrian temple, - a hall with four column-bypass lanes stores. Found works of art III-II centuries BC. After sightseeing we will drive to Kurgonteppa city. Overnight is in a hotel.

Dushanbe – Shahrituz – Kurgonteppa (330 km, 7 hours):

Transport ;

Full board;

Guide services.

Accommodation:

The selected hotel category

Day 3

Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning we will drive 12 km to the east of Kurgan Tube stands a hill named Ajina-Teppe with the remains of Buddhist monastery built in the 7th -the 8thI centuries (sanctuaries, cells, vessels, sculptures, wall paintings) including a 12-meter figure of the lying Buddha. After visiting Ajina Teppa we will drive to Kulob. On the way we will visit Hulbuk fortress (III b.c) and museum. Upon arriving in Kulob we visit the Mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Hamadoni the Persian poet and scientist is buried in Kulob.
Overnight in Hotel.

Kurgantyube –Ajina Teppa – Kulob (210 km, 6 hours):

Transport ;

Full board;

Guide services.

Accommodation:

The selected hotel category

Day 4

After breakfast will drive to Dushanbe city located 210 km northwest of Kulob. We will visit Khuramshahr in Dangara where is situated the Second biggest “Tea House” in the world (The biggest located in Tajikistan, Dushanbe). Lunch will be on the way in a traditional restaurant. On the way will see Norak water reservoir that is called Tajik Sea. You will have stop for the photos. We will drive over Chormahzak and Shar – Shar passes. Night is in a hotel.
Dinner.
Overnight in hotel.

Kulob – Norak – Dushanbe (210 km, 5 hours):

Transport ;

Full board;

Guide services.

Accommodation:

The selected hotel category

Day 5

Breakfast at hotel.
Drive to Varzob which is located 12 km from Dushanbe in the picturesque gorge Varzob inside which flows 7 mountains river. Picnic and BBQ. Return to Dushanbe. V
isiting the market "Mehrgon" and shops (stores) for buying souvenirs.
Overnight in Hotel.

Varzob :

Transport ;

Full board;

Guide services.

Accommodation:

The selected hotel category

Day 6

Breakfast, at hotel.
Transfer to Airport for departure flight
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End of service.

Dushanbe :

Transport ;

Food;

Guide services.

Tour programm
Price available on request

Included:

  • All transfers and transport
  • All (double/single accommodation): Hotel, Guest houses and Home stays.
  • All meals (B.L.D.)
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • 2L bottled water per day for each
  • English speaking Guide
  • VAT Tax and Profit of organization

Does not include:

  • Visa, international flight
  • Photo and video charges
  • All personal expenses (extra luggage fee, room service, medical expenses/insurance, etc.)
  • Fees for extra service (folklore performance, meetings)
  • Tips to the guides and drivers
  • Other beverages

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