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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
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
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
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