The heart of Fann Mountains
The name of the tour: The heart of Fann Mountains
Arrival to: Dushanbe
Departure from: Dushanbe
Visiting landmarks: Dushanbe, Iskanderkul Lake, Hissor, Norak
Day 1: Dushanbe
This day you will arrive to the airport and meet your guide. Then you will transfer to Dushanbe. You will have today a city tour.During the tour you will visit: Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then you will explore National park, 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 visit Central Museum that stores interesting artifacts and discover Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. To complete the tour, you will visit the Asian Bazaar with Oriental notes and flavor, you will be able to enjoy the freshness of products, vegetables and fruits. Today you will have an unforgettable journey through the expanses of the interesting capital of Dushanbe. The overnight is in the hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Iskanderkul Lake
Today you will have adventure to amazingly beautiful lake Iskanderkul. It the real masterpiece of nature that is located in the heart of Fann Mountains. You will explore today the amazing territory of Central Asia. You will drive along Anzob pass (3 372 m) with spectacular ad vivid panorama views. Upon arrival you will discover the beaches of the lake and walk along it shores. You will also explore today a large waterfall called "Fan Niagara". The waterfall is located in a narrow gorge, the height of the water drop is 43 meters. There is a lot of water in Tajikistan and the country has a huge potential: it has the highest water reserves of all Central Asian countries with more than 1 000 rivers, 2 000 lakes and 8000 glaciers.
Day 3: Iskanderkul - Dushanbe - Hissor
After breakfast you will drive to Dushanbe and then Hissor. Hissor fortress one of the most famous historical buildings in Central Asia, built 2500 years ago. The fortress has the main gate - arch, built in the 16th century by the Emir of Bukhara. At that time, the fortress served as the residence of the Emir of Bukhara. The fortress with walls about 1 meter thick consisted of a huge courtyard with a swimming pool and a large garden. Large staircases and terraces lined with brick led up to the main entrance. But they have not survived to this day. There are also located other interesting attractions: the recently restored monuments of "Madrasa I Kuhna" (new school of 16th-17th centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" (16th century). Then you will drive to Dushanbe. You will also explore today Botanical garden and Victory Park with a panorama view on the city. Your night is in the hotel.
Day 4: Dushanbe - Norak - Dushanbe
Today we will have a day trip to Norak water reservoir that is called Tajik Sea. Thanks to the incredible efforts of the builders of the Nurak hydroelectric power station, it now provides 75% of all electricity consumed in Tajikistan. The uniqueness of this structure and the huge height of the dam allow us to say with confidence that the Nurak HPP will be able to serve for a very long time. The resulting lake has a huge area of 98 square kilometers, and in length it stretches for more than 70 kilometers. The Nurak reservoir is filled with crystal clear drinking water, which was created as a result of the melting of the ice crowns of the Pamir mountain complex. In the end of the tour you will transfer to Dushanbe. The overnight is in the hotel.
Day 5: Dushanbe - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.