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One day TOUR to PENJIKENT from SAMARKAND

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Tour itinerary: Samarkand - Penjikent - Samarkand
Season: All the year round
Days: 1Nights: 0
Price: $85
Tour description:
Samarkand - Penjikent - Samarkand

08:00 Meet with our driver in your hotel and transfer to Uzbek - Tajik border (40 km)

09:00 Arrival Uzbek - Tajik border pass. Pass the border. Meet by Tajikistan staff and transfer to Penjikent (30 km, 30 min)

Arrival and start excursion program in Penjikent:

- Museum of Rudaki – As Penjikent is a birthplace of Abu Abdallah Rudaki, considered by many to be the father of Persian Poetry.  Before lunch we'll visit local bazaar and mosque.

Lunch in a traditional Chaikhana, for the lunch you will a chance to taste Plov cooked according to Penjikent recipe.

- Ancient Penjikent - ruins of old Sogdian town founded in 5th century and abandoned in the 8th century by Arabs. Foundations of houses, a citadel with a couple of Zoroastrian fire temples and city bazaar are visible in the excavated ruins

- Sarazm ruins - one of the ancient settlement in Central Asia with 5500 year civilization. In 2010 Sarazm was added to the list of Human heritage by UNESCO. 

In the evening back Tajik - Uzbek border pass.
Pass to Uzbekistan and meet with driver and transfer back to Samarkand. End of the tour.

PRICE OF THE TOUR:

Number of participants

Price per person

1 person

$270

2-3 people

$145

4-5 people

$105

6-7 people

$85

Tour price included:

- Transfer Samarkand - border pass - Samarkand / border pass - Penjikent - border pass; 

- English speaking guide in Tajikistan; 

- Entrance tickets to the sites, museums, mousoleums, as per program;

- Lunch; 

- Tajikistan visa support letter;

- All taxes; 

Tour price not included:

- E-visa cost ($60);

- Other services not specified under “Tour price includes”.





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