Iskanderkul Lake, Sughd Province

Glacial in origin, Iskanderkul Lake offers panoramic vistas from an altitude of 2,195 m (7,201 ft). The turquoise waters contrast wonderfully against its alpine surroundings and provide the perfect photo opportunity. Due to the water's high mineral content, the lake has barely any aquatic life, but the surrounding forest, a designated nature reserve, is home to an abundance of plant and animal life. Use our Sughd Province tour planning site to arrange your visit to Iskanderkul Lake and other attractions in Sughd Province.
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  • We hiked down to the waterfall, but did not camp or trek, and don’t think we would because the campground is not so nice. But the 45-minute drive gives you a much better look at the rugged Zarafshan M...  more »
  • This lake is on the Fann mountains. If you take the road from Penjinkent towards Dushanbe then you have to take a detour on the way. It’s a total 3-4 hours drive. The lake is blue in colour and is gua...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful places I have ever been to. A great view, nice scenery, pleasant weather and nice place to be.
  • Great touristic place
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