Great Silk Road in Tajikistan: Southern - 9 days, 3* hotel-ALL INCLUSIVE

There are three branches of the Great Silk Road along Tajikistan: 1) North / Sogdian stretches between Samarkand (Uzbekistan) and Kashgar (China); 2) West–East / Karotegin stretches between Termez (Uzbekistan) and Kashgar (China); 3) South / Pamir stretches between Termez (Uzbekistan) and Tashkent (China).
These ancient routes were formed by the Persian, Greek, Chinese and Arab peoples, who made a huge contribution to the socio–economic relations — trade and culture of the whole world between the V – XII centuries.
In order to learn more about the contribution of this way to the culture and civilization of the Tajik people, there will be presented a tour package “Great Silk Road in Tajikistan”
WELCOME TO TAJIKISTAN — JOURNEY TO THE PAST

per adult from

$1,204

NZD

Duration

9 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 9x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Visiting objects: Mausoleum of Khoja Mashhad – Healing spring Chiluchorchashma; at once lunch.

      Stop At: Dushanbe, Dushanbe
      The beginning of the tour: receiving tourists in Tajikistan: from Dushanbe international airport or Levakand / Bokhtar airport or from the southern border – Shahrituz/Termez

      - Visiting objects: Mausoleum of Khoja Mashhad – Healing spring Chiluchorchashma; at once lunch.

      Mausoleum / Madrasa Khoja Mashhad is a unique monument of Tajik architecture of IX-XII centuries, which embodied the whole era of history, culture, building skills and aesthetic views of his time

      CHILUCHORCHASHMA — translated from Tajik "Forty-four spring". At the base of the hill breaks out 5 water sources, divided into 39 small streams. As a result of their connections formed a 13-metre wide single channel, full of fish. As for each historical place, the springs also have their own legend.
      According to legend, the source appeared from the contact of five fingers of the hand of Caliph Ali. It is the place of mass pilgrimage.Chiluchor Chashma is located in the South of Tajikistan.

      - Departure to the city Bokhtar, accommodation in hotel
      Duration: 8 hours

      Pass By: Dushanbe, Dushanbe
      Mausoleum / Madrasa Khoja Mashhad is a unique monument of Tajik architecture of IX-XII centuries, which embodied the whole era of history, culture, building skills and aesthetic views of his time


      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      Accommodation included: Karon palace 3*, hotel

      Day 2: The city of BOKHTAR , HILL “KURGAN”

      Stop At: Qurgonteppa, Tajikistan

      - Breakfast at hotel
      - Visiting objects: Hill “Qurgon” / Museum Bibikhonum – Central square/ 
monument of Ismoili Somoni – Hill Ajina-Tepe; at once lunch
      The city of BOKHTAR , HILL “KURGAN” — a symbol of the city, the watchtower of the late 19th century. The hill on which it is built is considered artificial and it dates back to the IX-X centuries.
      “Bibikhonum” Museum of Historical and Regional Studies of Qurghonteppa City to visitors. The museum was opened to commemorate the ancestors of Qurghonteppa city and also to celebrate 1100 years since the Samanides state was created. The museum has collected over 2400 historical artifacts from the Qurghonteppa area since it opened 15 years ago. The history of Qurghonteppa city dates back over two thousand years, however, there has never been any archaeological excavation in or around “Qurghon” hill.
      The Buddhist monastery Ajina Tepe in Tajikistan was considered the Monument of the World Heritage. The giant horizontal statue of "Buddha in nirvana", located in the eastern corridor is quite remarkable. Today it is one of the most prominent Buddhist relics in world culture. As Litvinsky said, the monastery Ajina Tepe tells about the history of the Vakhsh valley, as a part of the ancient country, named Baktria, later Tokharistan. Return to the city Bactria / hotel.
      - Return to the city Bactria / hotel
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 3: Visiting objects: on the road Museum of Dangara Teahouse 
"Khorramshahr" – Fortress and Museum of Hulbuk; at once lunch

      Stop At: Kulob, Kulob, Khatlon Province
      - Breakfast at hotel and departure to Kulyab
      - Visiting objects: on the road – Museum of Dangara – Teahouse 
"Khorramshahr" – Fortress and Museum of Hulbuk; at once lunch
      The Dangara museum is settles down in a new building of the cultural center of the area, constructed in 2001 where together with it are library, musical school and a department the registry office. In the central hall of a museum the exhibition, devoted lives and activity of the President of Republic Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon and its role in an establishment and development of independence of the country is developed.
      The ancient fortress and site of ancient settlement of Hulbuk is in Vose district of Hatlon region in settlement Kurbonshaid. The huge territory in IX century between Vahshem and Pjandzhem was occupied with area of Huttal. During the most ancient period of the history of Huttal was a part of Bactria.
      - Arrival in Kulyab, hotel accommodation
      Day 4:

      - Breakfast at hotel
      Visiting objects: Mausoleum and Museum of Mir Said Ali Hamadoni - Central area of Kulob city – Regional Museum –Central market; at once lunch
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 4: Visiting objects Mausoleum and Museum of Mir Said Central area of Kulob city Regional Museum Central market;

      Stop At: Kulob, Kulob, Khatlon Province
      - Breakfast at hotel
      Visiting objects: Mausoleum and Museum of Mir Said Ali Hamadoni - Central area of Kulob city – Regional Museum –Central market; at once lunch

      Right in the center of Kulob in the park zone with centuries-old plane trees stands the memorial complex of Mir Sayid Ali Khamadoni - the poet, philosopher and thinker of the 14th century. His son Muhammad, numerous relatives as well as Shaikh Shokhi Tolikoni from Afghan city Tolukan, the former inspector of the mausoleum and the mosque are also buried there. State institution «National Museum Complex of Kulob» was established on September 7, 2006 year in celebration of 2700 anniversary of city of Kulob. The complex includes the historical museum of local lore 2700 anniversary of Kulob, the museum of literary heritage written Mirsaid Ali Hamadoni and house museum of national poet Saidali Valizoda. Every year the museum is visited by over 20 million visitors both local and foreign guests

      - Return to hotel
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 5: Arrival at Darvoz District, accommodation in hotel.

      Stop At: Kulob, Kulob, Khatlon Province
      Breakfast at hotel and departure to Darvoz (Pamir); at once lunch

      - Arrival at Darvoz District, accommodation in hotel.

      Darvoz district is a part of the Mountainous Autonomous Badakhshon Province (GBAO), the population is 23.9 thousand, and total area is 2.8 thousand km. Darvaz district is situated in the east, 340 km from Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe. The district is washed by international waters of Pyanj River bordering with Afghanistan, and further downstream it is called Amu-Darya River, which flows through Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan lands.
      Duration: 7 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 6: - Visiting objects: Central square of Darvoz district – Ancient city Karon; at once lunch

      Stop At: Kulob, Kulob, Khatlon Province

      - Breakfast at hotel

      - Visiting objects: Central square of Darvoz district – Ancient city Karon; at once lunch

      Tajik and Russian archeologists in 2012 found in the territory of Darvoz district of Badakhshan Mountain Autonomous region the ancient town – Karon. From year to year after the discovery of the archaeological town "expanded". Now there found temples, fragments of five-domed church fire temple water, two temples of the wind, windmill, a fragment of the holy book of the Zoroastrians "Avesta", the remains of a large area for polo, halls, administrative and residential buildings. Ruins are found in the ancient town, which is supposed to be one of the largest mountain "residences" of local kings.

      - Departure / arrival in Khorog (Pamir), hotel accommodation
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 7: Departure / arrival in Khorog (Pamir), hotel accommodation

      Stop At: Khorog, Khorog, Karotegin Province

      - Breakfast at hotel

      - Visiting objects: Central town – Botanical garden

      Khorog Park is one of its attractions. Getting here is quite easy-is on the main street of the city. Feel free to contact any passer-by, who will be happy to tell and show the way. The park is very quiet and cozy place. You can walk through the quiet park Lombardy popular, spending time on the benches, swim in the pool in the middle of the park, sit on a café - terrace partially over handing the rapid Gunt
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 8: Departure to Ishkoshim district; at once lunch

      Stop At: Eshkashem, Tajikistan
      - Visiting objects: Healing spring "Garmchashma»

      Ishkashim District is one of the 28 districts of BadakhshaN Province in eastern Afghanistan. The district is roughly V-shaped and lies northeast of the Panj River where its course turns from west to north. It is bordered on the south and west Afghanistan across the Panj River and the lower Pamir River and on the north by Roshtqal'a District. There are short borders with Shughnon District to the north and Murghab District to the east. The Shakhdara Range is along the northern border with Roshtqal'a District and the north-south Ishkoshim Range is along the district's eastern border. The Garm-Chashma resort constructed in 1957 next to mineral water springs. It is the most well-known balneological resort of Pamir. The curative properties of Garm-Chashma mineral water is recognized far beyond the country. Hot mineral water spring Garm-Chashma (hot spring) is located 2,325 m above the sea level, on the western slope of the Shahdarya Ridge in the average watercourse of Garm-Chashma river. The age of the spring is over few thousand years. The mineral water rises on the surface from great depths in the form of gushing forth small and large jets of 10 cm to 1.5 m. One jet gives from 5 to 7 liters of hot water a second. The water is muddy from limy deposits with and contains balls of calcium

      - Return to Khorog / hotel
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 9: Back to Dushanbe

      Stop At: Khorog, Khorog, Karotegin Province
      - Way back in Dushanbe; overnight in Darvoz; at once lunch and dinner

      Day 9:

      - Breakfast at hotel

      - Departure to Dushanbe; at once lunch

      - Wire offer: international airport of Dushanbe or Levakand airport
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
      • Dushanbe Airport, Dushanbe Tajikistan
      Departure Time :
      7:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide, English - Written, English - Audio

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Bunyod-Tour

    Activity ID: V-232151P4

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