CULTURAL JEEP TOUR
SEASON: ALL THE YEAR
ITINERARY: SAMARQAND – PANJAKENT – AYNI – DUSHANBE – HISSAR – VOSE – DUSHANBE
DAY1 SAMARQAND (BORDER JARTEPPA) – PANJAKENT (25km, 20min)
The experience guide and driver will be met you in the border and transferred to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. After accommodation at the hotel drive to Ancient Panjakent city. Ancient Panjakent is situated 1.5 km of modern city. This Sogdian city was one of the best trading centers on the Silk Road. There is Museum of Ancient Panjakent’s finds next to ruins of old city. You can view the 2 temples of the fire worshipping Zoroastrian, markets, wall painting, and ceramic vassals.
Lunch at the national restaurant with the best meal by name ‘’Palovi panjakenti’’
Then drive to Sarazm Settlement which has more than 5500 years old. Sarazm Settlment was recognized and inscribed into the UN list of world Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2010.
The other places that you can see are: Mosque of Olim-dodkhoh (XVIc); Madrasah of Olim-dodkhoh (XVIc); Mosque’s Minoret of Olim-dodkhoh (XVIc); Sanjarshoh settlement. Dinner at the hotel, overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2 PANJAKENT – (100km, 1-2 hr) AINY- (155km3hr)- DUSHANBE (255km total)
Early morning after breakfast drive to Ainy district than to Dushanbe via Anzob Pass(3372m) and tunnel ‘’Istiqlol’. Lunch in Dushanbe. Visit the National Museum, with its exhibits of beautiful embroidery, local ceramics and wall painting, and also fascinate of remains of material culture of Ancient Sarazm (5500years). Not far from National Museum is located Ethnography Museum which you can visit and watch the best kind of Tajik national crafts like Suzaniduzi, Kashidaduzi, Chokduzi, chakanduzi, Atlasbofi, Chitgari and like this. Lunch at the best national teahouse where you can test from all Tajik national meals.
Also you can see the other museums and gallaries over Dushanbe in this day. In the evening you can enjoy from the best national food at National Chaikhona.
DAY 3 DUSHANBE – HISSAR – DUSHANBE (25km-30min)
Breakfast at the hotel. After that drive to Hissar city. This is a city you can see Hissar Fortress, National Museum of Hissar Fortress, Madrasai kukhna (Old Madrasa). Lunch at the best restaurant Shomi Qala (the Night of Fortress). Then sightseeing over the city Hissar. After that return to Dushanbe and accommodation at the hotel and dinner at national restaurant.
DAY 4 DUSHANBE – HULBUK- DUSHANBE (174km, 2-3hr)
After breakfast drive Hulbuk citadel. Hulbuk is located 174 km south of Dushanbe in Vose district. It is suspected that Hulbuk is a medieval town, a Turco-Iranian dynasty from the eastern region of Central Asia. A palace existed in the citadel in two different eras – the lower palace in the 9-10th centuries and the upper in the 11-12th centuries. Lunch on the way. You can watch Nurak Sea on the way. Return to Dushanbe. Rest at the hotel. Diner at the national restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 5 DUSHANBE
The last day of your tour. Breakfast at the hotel. Then drive to modern market ‘’Mehrgon’’. You can buy the best dry fruits which produced in Tajikistan. Then drive to Ashan Moll the biggest and the best place for shopping and also for buying souvenirs. Lunch at national restaurant. After lunch drive to international airport for departure.
The price includes:
- All transfers and transport;
- All entrance and sightseeing fees;
- 1L bottled water per day for each
- Guide service;
- VAT Tax and Profit of organization;
- Eco Tax;
The price does not include:
- All meals (B.L.D.)
- Visa, international flight;
- Photo and video charges;
- All personal expenses (extra luggage fee, room service, medical expenses/insurance, etc.)
- Fees for extra service (folklore performance, meetings);
- All accommodition
The price of this tour:
Price for 1 person in a group 975$
Price for 2 person in a group 487$
Price for 3 person in a group 406$
Price for 4 person in a group 335$
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.