Heart of the Fann Mountains

Heart of the Fann Mountains, Tajikistan tours.

Name of the tour: Heart of the Fann Mountains 

The best attractions: Dushanbe, Hissor, Ramit, Iskanderkul Lake 

Length of the tour: 6 days 

Day 1: Dushabe – Hissor – Dushanbe
This day you will get acquainted with the driver at the Dushanbe International Airport. This day you will have a chance to explore the fascinating attraction in the tour. The Hissar fortress was built on the slope of a large hill. The high fortress wall with a thickness of 1 meter with loopholes for guns and cannons was built of baked bricks. The main gate has a laconic and simple appearance, traditional for the feudal military architecture of the Bukhara Emirate. One of the most famous historical buildings in Central Asia, built 2500 years ago. The fortress has a main gate-arch, built in the 16th century by the Emir of Bukhara. Today you will also explore the amazing monuments of “Madrasa I Kuhna” (new school of 16th-17th centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of “Mahdumi Azam” (16th century). Then you will transfer to Dushanbe where you will have a lunch and spend the night is in a hotel. 

Day 2: Dushanbe – Ramit – Dushanbe
This day you will be amazed by stunning attraction of the city of the state natural reserve "Ramit" organized by the Government of the Tajik SSR in 1959. The Ramit Nature Reserve is located at a fairly high altitude (3195 m) at one of the bases of the Hissar Ridge. A little more than 80 km will need to be overcome in order to get from here to Dushanbe, which is the capital of Tajikistan. Very close to the reserve there is a river rich in river trout, which also bears the name Ramit. The natural area is rich in unique flora and fauna. Only here you can find several rare species of medicinal plants. And among the wild animals, you can observe mountain goats, wild boars, as well as the endangered species of Bukhara deer. The latter has been artificially supporting the population for more than fifty years, thanks to the titanic efforts of the reserve's employees. Ramit also has a special program for the perfect preservation of the unique gene pools of the entire protected nature.

Day 3: Dushanbe – Iskanderkul Lake
Today you will have a chance to discover the amazing lake of Tajikistan called Iskanderkul Lake which is located in Fann Mountains. Mountain lake in Tajikistan on the northern slopes of the Hissar range in the Fan Mountains. According to legend, Lake Iskanderkul got its name from Alexander the Great, who in the East was called Iskander Zulkarnain (Iskander the two-horned). In course of the tour you will have a chance to explore the amazing sites, discover the stunning views in Central Asia. Along the way you will transfer through Anzob pass where you will have a chance to explore the amazing landscapes. After arrival you will may walk along the beach. Here you will also have a chance to hike about 40 minutes to see the waterfall. Tajikistan has rich water resources and takes the second place among the CIS countries for volume of water resources. You will spend the night in the guest home.

Day 4: Iskanderkul Lake
Today you will also have a wonderful at this Fann Mountains. Our guests will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery, and find out that this place is one of the best for trekking that you have ever heard of. In the tours, our guests will be able to explore what is in the Fann Mountains of Tajikistan, you will be able to enjoy the view of the mountains, rocky cliffs, incredible lakes and the hospitality of the inhabitants of Tajkistan surrounded by pure nature. You will be surprised by the beauty of the mountains and the remote part of Tajkistan where there is not a single soul. You will be amazed by the beautiful nature of Tajikistan on the tour. Today you will spend the night in the home stay.

Day 5: Iskanderkul – Dushanbe
Ater breakfast you will transfer back to the capital through Anzob pass and Isticlol tunnel. A;ong the way you will have a chance to have stops, take photos, marvel at the beauty of the charm and landscapes. You will have a city tour today in the capital. During the tour you will explore Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. After that you will stroll to the National park to make photos of 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 have a chance to experience the Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. The overnight will be in the hotel.

Day 6: Airport
In the morning is transfer to the international airport of Dushanbe.  

02-04 pax – Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax – 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax – 3 cars: Hyundai Starex


Price per person:
02 pax – 765 $
04 pax – 485 $
06 pax – 505 $
08 pax – 425 $
10 pax – 450 $
Single – 80 $

Half board – 75 $
Full board – 150 $ 

English speaking guide – 510 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Dushanbe – “Meridians” Hotel 3*
      Iskanderkul Lake – Homestay
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour                                           

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide   

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