Take a weekend tour to one of the most mystic countries of Central Asia – Tajikistan. During this trip you will travel to Khujand, the second biggest city of Tajikistan, that was once called Alexandria Eschate and was part of the land conquered by Alexander the Great. Another destination of this trip is Istaravshan, one of the ancient cities of Tajikistan.
Day 1: Dushanbe – Khujand
Morning flight to Khujand. Arrive in Khujand. Our guide and driver will meet you in Khujand airport. Start sightseeing Khujand. Visit the Museum of Archeology and Fortification, Sheikh Muslihiddin Mosque, Payshanba Bazaar, the biggest bazaar in Tajikistan, Arbob Palace named after S. Urunhodlaev (20th c), “Tajik Sea” Kayraccum HPS (Hydro Power Station) - the symbol of People’s Friendship, built in 1968. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours
Day 2: Khujand – Istaravshan – Dushanbe
In the morning depart Khujand and drive to Dushanbe (300 km, 5-6 h.). On the way 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 in Istaravshan. The city is believed to be founded by King Cyrus in the North-East boundary of his empire. Lunch at local Chaikhana. Continue driving through Anzob tunnel. Arrive in Dushanbe, transfer to home/hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 1.5-2 hours
|City||Hotel||Number of nights|
|Khujand||Grand Hotel, Khujand Delux||1|
|Number of travellers||1||2||3||4|
|Price per person, in USD||480||290||230||205|
*Single supplement 45 USD
- All transfers;
- Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
- Tour leader to accompany the travellers for the whole period of the tour;
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary.
Price does not include:
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Full board (lunches and dinners);
- Border pass;
- Visa support for Tajikistan tourist visa;
- Consular fees for Tajikistan tourist visa;
- Personal travel insurance.
- Economy class air-ticket Dushanbe - Khujand - 80 USD.