Activity Detail

Trekking Cross Border




Arrival in Dushanbe. Transfer to Hotel, Resting. After breakfast, drive to lake of Iskandarkul (2200 meters) that takes about 3 hours (120 km) via 5km Istiqlol tunnel and Varzob valley. The road leads straight through the mountains and already offers the first scenic views. Arrival at the guest house at the shore of Iskanderkul is in the early afternoon. The remainder of the day can be spent swimming and relaxing. You can also choose to explore the nearby waterfalls and Kuli-moron (Snake Lake).


Iskanderkul to Village of Sarytog

Enjoy the morning scene of the lake and after having breakfast start the hike along the shore of Iskanderkul up to the village of Sarytog (2380 m, 25 km from Iskanderkul). The day directly presents the first stretches upward, covering a vertical elevation of 300 meters and passing along some waterfalls. The night is spent in a home stay in Sarytag along the river of the same name. Overnight in Homestay.



Breakfast at the homestay and after drive to Seven beautiful Lakes (168 km). You will see Fan Mountains one of the popular tourism and mountain climbing areas in Tajikistan. There are about 100 passes in from 3200 to 5060 m (Mirali). The Fan Mountains are the highest part of Zarafshan range with 11 peaks above 5,000 m with sharp fantastical pointed forms. Arriving in the first lakes which is Mizhgon (eyelash) – Multi-colored, one of the most beautiful Marguzor lakes. The Soya (shade) second lake and third lakes Husher (vigilance) at h 1700м. The fourth lakes name’s Nofin length 3,5км, 1778m. Enjoying the lakes, and spectacular views of the fan mountains. Overnight by Nofin Lake in Homestay.



Having breakfast and enjoying the early morning view of the lake. After start the trekking to the fifth lake Khurdak. This lake is the smallest of the Seven Lakes, having an area of only 0.025 sq km. Thus, it is no surprise that Khurdak is a colloquial word for ‘baby’. Khurdak is at an altitude of 1,870m, and is 1.5 km from Nofin. After trekking to sixth lake-Marguzor lake. This is the largest and, to many people, the most beautiful of the Seven Lakes. To reach it, you need to continue for more than 2 km along the serpentine road from Khurdak and climb to a height of 2,140m. Marguzor Lake is 2.7 km long, with a total surface area of 1.16 sq km and a maximum depth of 45m. The expanse of brilliant jade-blue water and the majestic mountains in the background create a magnificent landscape for every visitor. Continuing with trek to lake Marguzor and last lake Hazorchashma. Five hours trek - +620m up. Overnight in tent


Hazor lake to Mounora (Six to seven hours trekking)

Continue with trek from Hazor lake to bottom of the pass Mounora - six to seven hours trekking. - +900m up and -790m down. Overnight tent


Obi Safed to Valanguin Shakhob, Glacier

Trekking From Obi Safed to Valanguin Shakhob, Glacier. - up to the upper side of the col Mounora- Six hours trek. +800m up. and - 900m down overnight tent


Valanguin Shakhob to Gazza

Trekking from Valanguin Shakhob to Gazza, Valley of Gayrasa, Duoba six hours trek. - 600m down overnight in lodge


Gazza to Lake Chuqurak

Trekking from Gazza to Lake Chuqurak, pass Zourmitch 6 hours trek. +900 up and -745m down. Overnight tent


Lake Tchoukrak to Lake Bibijanat

From Lake Tchoukrak to Lake Bibijanat, pass Chuqurak. Five to six hours trek. +750m up. And -480m down. Overnight tent


Lake Bibijanat to Lake Alouidin

From Lake Bibijanat to Lake Alouidin, Six to seven hours trek. +1160m up and -1060m down. Overnight tent


Lake Aloudin to Panjakent

From lake Aloudin to Panjakent. In the morning your driver and guide will pick you up From your hotel to start your day tour of ancient Panjakent and Sarazm, which will include: Republican Museum of History (Rudaki Museum), which has eight exhibition halls on archaeology, nature, history, culture, lifestyle, Tajik customs and the life of Rudaki, the founder of Tajik-Persian classical literature. Central Mosque and Olim Dodkhoh Madrasah, originally from the Middle Ages and rebuilt in recent times, it now serves as the city’s main mosque and a popular gathering place for locals. Panjakent Bazaar – a bustling bazaar at the junction of the city’s main roads, complete with all the standard goods and Tajik souvenirs. Ancient Pendjikent (5th century BC), a labyrinth of walls and passages decorated with amazing murals, the site includes foundations of houses, Zoroastrian fire temples, a cemetery and reconstructed living spaces. Drive to the settlement of Sarazm (15km, 15min). A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010, this archaeological site bears testimony to the development of human settlements in Central Asia. The sprawling ancient city is divided into three sections and still holds intact structures of palaces, temples, altars, homes, city walls and paved roads. Overnight in Panjakent


Panjakent to Samarkand

From Panjakent to Samarkand. Arrival in Samarqand, Overnight Hotel. The tour begins with a visit to Ulugbek Observatory, where part of the sextant from the 15th century is preserved. Continue to Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis and remains of Bibi-Khonum Mosque. Walking through an alley with souvenir shops, you will reach the spectacular Registan Square which has been the center of Samarkand for many centuries. During sightseeing, you will have a chance to visit the colorful Saab bazaar with stalls full of oriental sweets, local fruits and variety of freshly baked traditional breads. The last point of interest to be visited is Gur-Emir Mausoleum – the final resting place of Timur, a great emperor.



Samarkand. Hotel


Samarkand to Bukhara Caravanserai Roboti Malik, Gijduvan.

From Samarkand to Bukhara Caravanserai Roboti Malik, Gijduvan. Hotel


Bukhara to Hotel

Bukhara Hotel


Bukhara Tashkent to Hotel

Bukhara Tashkent. Hotel



Flight back home

Included Expenses

  • Overland transportation by 4x4 Jeeps, (price includes driver's per diem, road and parking fees (Type of vehicles: Toyota Land Cruiser 105);
  • Full board meals with non-alcohol drinks and beverages (bottle/s of water, minerals etc.) – TAJ and UZB;
  • All Accommodations – TAJ and USB;
  • Local English speaking guide/interpreter

Excluded Expenses

  • International Airfares;
  • Museum and historical places entrances
  • Train fee from Samarqand to Bukhara and Pendjikent
  • GBAO permit;
  • Alcohol Drinks;
  • Any personal expenses.