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Stopping in Nurak/Норак on our way out of Dushanbe, it is largely an industrial town whose main... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
JGDynamo
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New Brunswick, Canada
An awesome sight

Actually the trip was with my daughter and wife but TA does not have such a category! Why cant... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
2012sunilmumbai
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Stopping in Nurak/Норак on our way out of Dushanbe, it is largely an industrial town whose main focus is the Nurek Dam. It is an impressive dam at almost 1000 feet high which churns out power for the region at an insane level. You will...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Actually the trip was with my daughter and wife but TA does not have such a category! Why cant adult children be part of family? TA needs to rewrite their categories. We were recommended this place. Our guide was excellent. He followed my instructions when...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We spent the weekend at the Aqua club and enroute to the Aqua club, crossed over Nurek Dam. The soviet style, "papers please" checkpoints made me smile but was a necessity to get onto the dam.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Kenneth7228
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Spent part of a weekend visiting Nurek Dam and enjoying the serene landscape on a floating cabin - amazing experience!!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank kbreich
Reviewed 13 August 2015

For a memorable weekend trip, stay in a hotel on Nurek Lake above the dam. There are several options including some excellent floating hotels with cabins built onto platforms on the sparkling blue lake. Fishing, boating, and hiking are all possible on the lake in...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank millercd
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The Nurek Dam is the world highest dam, 300 m (984 ft) on Vakhsh River in Tajikistan. The dam is located in a deep gorge along the Vakhsh River in western Tajikistan, about 75 km (47 mi) east of the nation's capital of Dushanbe. A...More

Date of experience: May 2014
5  Thank AleksejsGrjaznihs
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