Tajikistan miracle: Tour 5 Destination: Tajikistan Duration: 4 days Places to visit: Dushanbe - Seven Lakes - Penjakent - Jartepo
Day 1: Dushanbe We are glad to see our travelers in Tajikistan. Our driver will meet you in the airport and transfer to Dushanbe. You will have a day dedicated to a guided city tour. First we are going to visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then we we will walk in National park to make photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs and see the biggest National Flag in the world of 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. Afterwards we will visit to Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. The next destination is Asian bazar. It has fresh fruits and vegetables and so on. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Seven Lakes We will travel to the Fannsky Gory (Fann Mountains) over pass Shahriston (3 378 m). It is famous for hiking areas. You will have a tour to the Seven Lakes (Marquzor Lakes), about 60 km south of Panjakent and have a short hiking. There road goes along a gorge where 7 lakes are located on different altitudes and have different colors. Meet local people and learn more about their way of life. Night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Seven Lakes - Penjakent In the morning we will drive to Penjakent. The city of Penjakent or "five villages" is located in Khujand area of Tajikistan in a charming Zeravshan river valley. In general, the five villages underway the history of this notable city which created in the 5th-8th centuries AD. Penjikent was one of the most imperative cultural and crafts centers of Sogd and called "Central Asian Pompeii" with a ruler's palace, two temples, markets, rich dwelling houses decorated with numerous paintings, wooden and clay statues of ancient gods. The ruins of this ancient city were found only in the last century. Here you can find the remains of dwelling houses and office buildings, the citadel with the palace, the house of craftsmen, and fire worshiper's church. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 4: Jartepo In the morning is transfer to Uzbek border.