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Tajikistan of rubies & emeralds
Duration:3 days / 2 nights
Itinerary of «Tajikistan of rubies & emeralds»Day 01: Arrive Dushanbe – Flt
Meeting on arrival assistance and transfer to Hotel Serena Dushanbe
Welcome Cocktail at Kuhsor Roof Top with views of surrounding mountains
Day 02: Dushanbe
morning sightseeing tour of Dushanbe we shall visit the Museum of Antiquities – see the largest reclining Buddha. We shall see some very interesting statues and objects of art with Hellenic, Persian, Indian and Chinese influence. We shall then visit the Ethnic and regional studies Museum afterwards proceed to the city center visit Ismail Samoni Monument and Dushanbe bazaar
Later in the afternoon we shall see the famous Buzkashi horse game
We shall see later musical performance at a farm house near Dushanbe with dinner arrangements – an open BBQ
return to hotel
Buzkashi the Horse Game: Of all the wild west we may have heard but nothing as wild as the game of Olak with horsemen struggling for snatching a dead goat from opponent and throw the carcass in defined circle – this continues for one hour
The most interesting fact of this game is the local folks who gather crying in support of their favorite team member amid the loud local music.
Olak is played and favorite horse game which is played on marriages, circumcisions of child, and equinox festivals. This game has its origin in the old Mongol armies who played it as an exercising event which later formed as part of the local culture.
Gurminj Musical ensemble: ‘where there is mountain, there is music and love’ the popular local saying. Tajiks are known lovers of music. Music had been the source of information, story telling and love and all this is still practiced in remote part of mountainous Tajikistan whether it is Pamir or the plains of Khujend music has played great role in a Tajik culture. The best performance are seen at Festivals, marriages and home coming.
We shall see a full dress rehearsal of musicians from traditional instruments down to modern Applications with folk singers and dancers performing with their traditional spirit.
Day 03: Dushanbe/Depart
Transfer to airport for your destination flight
Assistance on departure
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