Description

During the five-day tour to the Tajik ancient and modern attractions, you will find yourselves in the atmosphere of colorful oriental bazaars, visit majestic fortresses, and enjoy special architecture of mosques and mausoleums.

During the five-day tour to the Tajik ancient and modern attractions, you will find yourselves in the atmosphere of colorful and bustling oriental bazaars (including Payshanba bazaar- the largest market in the whole Tajikistan), visit the ancient palaces and majestic fortresses, and enjoy special architecture of mosques and mausoleums - skillful creation of architects of the past centuries. The tour will be also best remembered for the visit Istaravshan (past Ura tube)- one of the Central Asian oldest cities, sprang up more than 2,500 years ago.



Briefly about the tour

Tour code: PETT-JT01
Tour type: Jeep Tour
Duration: 5 days
Group size: 1 - 15 pax
Seasonality: Spring, summer, autumn
Difficulty: 1/10
Highlights: Dushanbe, Istaravshan and Khujand

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Dushanbe
Start sightseeing in the capital of Tajikistan. Visit Botanical garden- very beautiful garden with many old trees is the favorite place of Tajik people, Tajikistan United Museum (closed on Mondays) that includes the exhibits on history, natural history and art (Buddha in Nirvana is one of the valuable exhibits of the museum), Samani Monument, the Building of a national spirit, Stroll Rudaki Prospect and the Main Mosque of Dushanbe. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe
Visiting Hissar district to see the Hissar Fortress. Hissar Fortress (18th c) is located 30 km west of Dushanbe. Beside the fortress there are two Madrasahs (18th and 19th cc) and one mausoleum of 16th century. Coming back to Dushanbe, Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Dushanbe – Istaravshan - Khujand
In the morning depart Dushanbe and drive to Khujand (250 km, 5-6 h.). Drive through Anzob tunnel. Lunch at local Chaihana. In the afternoon drive through Shakhristan tunnel with stop in Istaravshan. Visit a local bazaar; Hazrat Shah architectural complex, which consists of Hazrat Shah Mausoleum, the grave of brother of Kusam ibn Abbas, Khudayar Valami Mausoleum, and Namazgah Mosque dating back to 19 C. Continue to Mug Teppe, one of the ancient settlements located in Ura-Tube. The city is believed to be founded by King Cyrus in the North-East boundary of his empire. Arrival in Khujand. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 1.5-2 hours
Day 4: khujand
In the morning sightseeing Khujand. Visit the Museum of Archeology and Fortification, shaikh Muslihiddin Mosque, and the Payshanba Bazaar, the biggest bazaar in Tajikistan, Arbob Palace named after S. Urunhodlaev (20th c), “Tajik Sea” Kairokum HPS (Hydro Power Station) - the symbol of People’s Friendship, built in 1968. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6 hours
Day 5: Khujand – Oybek (Tajik-Uzbek Boarder) – Tashkent
After the breakfast transfer to Tashkent (80 km, 1 h 30 min), through Oybek cross border point. End of the tour.

Prices:

1 pax $ 1292
2 pax $ 1716
3 pax $ 2139
4 pax $ 2563

Inclusions:

  • Transport (4x4 car, Landcruiser)
  • Airport pick-up & transfer
  • Driver's food and accommodation
  • Meals and water
  • Accommodation
  • Guide service

Exclusions :

Below services are not included in the tour package, because most of tourists obtain visa and permit themselves via online system (evisa.tj). Also some tourists prefer their own facilities, though we have renting services as well.

  • Tajik visa | Invitation Letter
  • Entrance tickets to museums

While booking a tour, please mention from exclusions services you want.


We do our best to make your trip to Tajikistan safe, comfortable and unforgettable.





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