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Lovely scenery, scary ride

Definitely one of the things you should see when in Tajikistan. The only con to this is that if you... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Tinde_K
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Moscow, Russia
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 1 November 2016
MarcelTraveller
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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 February 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

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Reviewed 1 November 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

3  Thank MarcelTraveller
Reviewed 31 July 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

1  Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 26 April 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

3  Thank teseum
Reviewed 5 September 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

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 22 October 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

3  Thank MegaSte
Reviewed 19 July 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

2  Thank Evginka
Reviewed 17 June 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

1  Thank dih123
Reviewed 7 May 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

3  Thank KashaH
Reviewed 16 January 2012

There are Seven lakes - Seven beauties of Shing in Penjikent region. Its only 65 km drvie way from penjikent. Bettter to drive to Shing village and from there start hiking to the lakes. Very good homestays available are over there.

4  Thank Umedjon A
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