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Penjikent Tours & Holidays

Penjikent Small Group Tours & Tailor-Made Holidays

Ancient Penjikent was a small but rich town of the Soghdians, an Iranian people who were among the most important peoples of pre-Islamic Central Asia. In their heartland, the Zarafshan Valley, they founded several city-states, as well as colonies along the ancient Silk Routes from Eastern Europe to the Chinese border and Mongolia. The town probably arose in the 5th century AD when its citizens were well established businessmen and landowners. In 722AD, Arabian forces besieged and took the town. ...

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Umariyon Hotel, Penjikent

Nestled in the centre of Penjikent, the Umariyon Hotel is a simple yet charming hotel with elements of traditional Tajikistan way of living thrown in. Set within a three-floor building, there is a…

TOURS FEATURING Penjikent

Travel to Georgia with like-minded people on one of our small group tours (usually max size 12), featuring knowledgeable local guides and an expert tour leader.

TAILOR-MADE

Classic Tajikistan

Known for its ancient history and exquisite beauty, drive around the country's highlights stopping to explore the rich history of its cities and ruins, and taking time to hike to remote villages, lakes and mountains
9 days from £1,960