Tour Duration: 5 days and 4 nights Group Size: 2-20 pax Route: Dushanbe - Iskandarkul Lake- Saratog village-Alauddin Lakes -Seven Lakes- Penjikent- Sarazm-Dushanbe Season: Mid June - Mid October Tour Customizable: Yes
- transport according to the program;
- accommodation in hotels and guesthouses;
- meals according to the program;
- entrance fees to museums and historical sites;
- English/Russian speaking guide;
- fee to forest park area.
Day 1- Dushanbe – Iskandarkul Lake (160 km, 3:30 hours)
Drive to Iskandarkul Lake: on the way you may enjoy beautiful scenery of high mountains and have photo stops.
Arrival to Iskandarkul camp, which is by the lake.
Hike to the waterfall, which is called Fann Niagara (24 m) and Snake lake.
Lunch at the camp.
After lunch hike to Panj Chashma and Saratog village.
Introduction with villagers and their lifestyle.
Dinner and overnight in the camp’s cottage.
Day 2 –Iskandarkul Lake- Alauddin Lakes (70 km, 2 hours)
Breakfast at the cottage.
Drive to Alauddin Lakes. It is off road, so we will drive slow and enjoy the nature. On the way to Alauddin Lakes you will see small auls, where people live during the summer time to prepare diary products for the winter.
Arrival to Alp Vertical camp. Hike to Alauddin Lakes.
Lunch by the lake.
Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 3 –Alauddin Lakes- Seven Lakes (180 km, 3:30 hours)
Breakfast at the camp.
Drive to Seven Lakes.
Photo stops on the road.
Arrival to Lake Nofin (Lake # 4).
Accommodation, lunch and rest in the guesthouse.
Hike around Nofin village. Introduction to the lifestyle of local villagers.
Dinner and overnight in the guesthouse.
Day 4 –Seven Lakes - Penjikent
Early breakfast in the guesthouse.
Hike to Hazorchashma Lake (Lake # 7).
Picnic at the lake.
Drive to Penjikent.
Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 – Penjikent- Dushanbe (270 km, 5 hours)
Breakfast at hotel.
Sightseeing Penjikent: Old Penjikent; Historical museum; ancient city Sarazm (UNESCO Heritage).
Lunch at a local restaurant: Popular Penjikent plov (optional).
Drive to Dushanbe.
Cost does not include:
meals out of program
transfers out of program
payment for photo cameras and video in museums and historical sites