• Tajikistan
  • Khatlon
  • Shurabad Jamoat, Sh. Shokhin district, Khatlon region (Shurabad Jamoat, Sh. Shokhin district, Khatlon region)
  • «Chakan Guesthause - Shavkat»
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«Chakan Guesthause - Shavkat»

Location and atmosphere
The guest house "Chakan Guesthouse-Shavkat" of Shamsiddin Shohin district of the Republic of Tajikistan is located not far from the center of the district, 200 meters from the Dushanbe-Kulyab-Sh. Shohin-Pamir international highway. This district is located on one of the sections of the Great Silk Road, which from ancient times occupied an important place in international trade and cultural exchange, connecting the countries of Central Asia and Europe with India, Afghanistan and China to Europe. The guest house has three double rooms in national style, provided with a common internal bathroom, carcass cabins with hot water. It has satellite TV, a shared indoor and summer kitchen, a household plot, a parking space for cars.
Facillities
The guest house is also an orchard with a tent camp, trestle beds for recreation and a place to organize folklore performances by local residents. The guesthouse provides three meals per a day with the use of organic products provided from household farms of local residents. You will be satisfied with our delicious variety of home-cooked dishes, including milk, meat and vegetable dishes. For this pattern are used multi-colored woolen threads, made by hand, which characterizes the local color and difference from other regions of the republic. In the region, especially attracts the attention the wall- suzani carpets and national clothes made in Chakan style. In Sh. Shohin district, the craft is represented by products of chakan, suzani, kurok, adras masters, embroidery of national headdresses (tyubeteyka), national clothes, baking of national dishes and flat cakes, carpentry, blacksmithing, making of weaved baskets.
Surroundings and activities
Here, on the well-groomed territory of the guest house, there are convenient trestle beds and summer houses, where guests can enjoy oriental dishes and drinks, organized walks on horse and donkey, improvised folklore performances of local residents, as well as guided tours to the district center, and, upon request, individual multiday tours to local attractions. In the vicinity of the guest house there are small mountain hills with dense green vegetation and springs, which complement the recreational opportunities for resting tourists. During their stay in the guest house, tourists will be able to take part in the preparation of local national dishes together with local chefs, for which the summer field kitchen is equipped with the appropriate equipment and tanur for baking of national flat cakes.
Special remarks
Stay program: -Participation in the process of preparing of local national dishes and baking flat cakes in tanur, -Learning the art of sewing in the style of "Chakan" and the choice of national souvenirs, -Participation in improvised folklore performances of local communities, -Excursions to the attractions of the area. We will be happy to welcome guests on the days of the most revered Nowruz International Holiday. Guests have the opportunity to see and take part in mass celebrations of local communities, national games, demonstrations and tastings of national dishes, ceremonies and get acquainted with local folk art.

Languages spoken

  • Tadjik, Russian

Lodging

  • Number of persons
    6
  • Number of rooms
    3
  • Prices on request
  • Price includes breakfast

Food

  • Own restaurant/canteen
  • Dietary requirements are taken into account
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Distance to supermarket
    700 mtr km
  • Distance to restaurants
    300 mtr km

Facilities

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    Campfire/barbecue
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    Horse riding
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    Guided excursions in the surroundings
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    Participation in daily farm-activities possible

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

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    Guided nature tours
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    Horse riding
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    Detailed information about the surroundings

Other target groups

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    Working on the farm (in exchange for board and lodging) possible

Smoking and Pets

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    Pets allowed if agreed upon

Landscape characteristics

  • Height above sea level (in meters)
    2000
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    Hilly scenery
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    Mountainous to alpine landscape
  • l
    Predominantly agricultural

Type of farm and activities

  • A part-time farm
  • Small, traditional and ecological farm
  • Horticulture

Route description

Nearest city
Kulob
Nearest village
Khujagalton village, Shurabad Jamoat