Nofin Guesthouse

Nofin, Tajikistan

At a Glance

  • A traditional Tajik homestay high in the Shing Valley
  • Warm local hospitality and freshly prepared food await you
  • Nofin Lake is the longest of the Marguzor lakes, and the best base to spend the night before trekking to the 7th lake,  Hazorchashma

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A mountainous country ideal for trekking, Tajikistan is best visited between July-September when the snows begin to clear leaving high mountain roads and hiking paths more accessible. It is best to avoid winters when temperatures plummet below 0°C and heavy snow may slow down or block road access. Tajikistan is the wettest of the Central Asia nations, with the average annual precipitation around 500-600mm and up to 1,500mm in the mountains.

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Description

Experience traditional Tajik hospitality amongst the beauty of the seven Marguzor lakes of the Shing Valley. This local guesthouse in the village of Nofin provides a comfortable stay and a warm welcome in the heart of the mountains.

The guesthouse in the village of Nofin, close to the fourth Marguzor lake, is a traditional Tajik home, complete with locally woven textiles and home cooked food. For avid adventurers keen to trek amongst the rugged landscapes of this remote corner of Tajikistan, the hospitality of your hosts, a warm bed and traditional cuisine will be a welcome break from the stark terrain of the mountains and valleys.

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Experiences

  • Ancient Penjikent Tour

    Ancient Penjikent was an important trading region on the Silk Road back in the 8th century and the hometown of Rudaki, a famous Persian poet. Also enjoy a visit to the UNESCO-listed Sarazm settlement.

  • Hike Sarytag Village

    Enjoy a leisurely hike around the Sarytag village towards Dukdon pass, taking approximately 4 hours.

  • Seven Lakes

    Visit two of the lakes in the gorgeous Seven Lakes region, set in the valley surrounded by forest.

  • Trek to Alexander's Hat

    Enjoy a leisurely three to four hour hike to Alexander's Hat, including a picnic lunch.

  • Trek to Snake Lake & Iskanderkul Waterfall

    Trek round the reed-covered Snake Lake and then visit the gorgeous Iskanderkul waterfall.

Holiday Ideas

  • Walk Tajikistan

    Dushanbe, Nofin, Artuch Alp, Fann Mountains, Khujand, Iskanderkul & Dushanbe

    from SGD $4300 pp 10 nights

    • Traverse through a nation swept with 93% mountain panoramas
    • Trek through pristine, untouched nature with crystal clear lakes & oasis of jade green vegetation
    • Unravel wealth of history in Tajikistan's less-visited Silk Road cities
  • Walk Tajikistan

    Dushanbe, Nofin, Artuch Alp, Fann Mountains, Khujand, Iskanderkul & Dushanbe

    from SGD $4300 pp 10 nights

    • Traverse through a nation swept with 93% mountain panoramas
    • Trek through pristine, untouched nature with crystal clear lakes & oasis of jade green vegetation
    • Unravel wealth of history in Tajikistan's less-visited Silk Road cities

Location & directions

Nofin, Tajikistan

Nofin is a village located high in the Shing Valley, 1820 metres above sea level. Nofin Lake is the longest of the seven Marguzor lakes, and an overnight stay here offers the opportunity to hike up to the 7th lake, Hazorchashma.

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