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Blu gems

A line of blue lakes scattered among treeless mountains. The lakes have been created due to huge... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2017
Scrat59
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Bergamo, Italy
A must-see and a perfect daytrip starting from Penjikent

On October 9th my wife and I have made a daytrip along Haftkul, the seven lakes, starting in... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2016
MarcelTraveller
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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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Dec 14, 2017
“Blu gems”
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“Lovely scenery, scary ride”
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

A line of blue lakes scattered among treeless mountains. The lakes have been created due to huge rockfall in ancient times.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

Definitely one of the things you should see when in Tajikistan. The only con to this is that if you don't hike the whole way, which takes a day or to, you'd get to endure a really scary car ride on a steep slope of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed October 31, 2016

On October 9th my wife and I have made a daytrip along Haftkul, the seven lakes, starting in Penjikent. It was a perfect day, with a blue sky. We left our hotel in Penjikent at 8.30. Although we expected a very bad road, the unpaved...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 31, 2015

There are shared jeeps in the afternoon from Penjikent, they overcharge tourists. We stayed at the homestay in Padrud village, a nice place, but she had promised us a breakfast at 6 am and it failed to materialize. The trek from here to the rest...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Pierre W
Reviewed April 26, 2015

The legend says the seven daughters of a lost man came to look for him and since they couldn't find him, they sat and waited, crying for the loss. The tears became these 7 beautiful jewel lakes. From Penjikent you can ride a car till...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank teseum
Reviewed September 5, 2013

a beautiful wilderness, with perfectly still lakes, my advice is drive to the 6th lake and hike to the 7th its enough for for me with some quite steep moments, or stay at Jumaboy homestay here the 4th lake in Nofin, he is a great...More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Simon W
Reviewed October 21, 2012

I've been often to the Seven Lakes and visited all the ZTDA home-stays. The area is an extremely beautiful and tranquil place. The lakes are extraordinary although too cold for swimming. You can drive up to Nofin or Padrud Village, overnight at the home-stay and...More

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank MegaSte
Reviewed July 18, 2012

We travelled to the Seven Lakes at the end of June. Stayed at the guest-house of Jumaboy at the 6th lake. The guest house is nice and very clean. The owner is really amazing - I have not seen such warm and sincere hospitality in...More

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank Evginka
Reviewed June 17, 2012

We just got back to Dushanbe after spending 2.5 days up in the 7 Lakes area. We stayed at a homestay near Lake #4, in the village of Nofin. Jumaboy was our host, and he runs a very nice clean little guest house, with electricity...More

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank dih123
Reviewed May 7, 2012

If you don't have long in Tajikistan, for goodness sake put this at the top of your destination list. The joruney across Tajikistan from Khojand or Dushanbe is dramatic and a treat in itself. The Seven Lakes are idyllic, calming and stunningly beautiful. Each of...More

Date of experience: July 2011
3  Thank KashaH
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