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Lake Alexander (Iskanderkul), Tajikistan

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Glacial in origin, Lake Alexander (Iskanderkul) 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 Dushanbe trip itinerary maker to add Lake Alexander (Iskanderkul) and other attractions to your Dushanbe vacation plans.
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  • On one of the first days of October 2016 we stayed a night at Iskanderkul in the Turbaza cottage park. We stayed in room 7. This holiday park with cottages is located on the northern shore of Lake Isk...  more »
  • Iskanderkul (and I won't bore you here with the history of this lake) is a high altitude lake situated in a magnificent basin in the Fan Mountains of Tajikistan. There are many words that could descri...  more »
  • Stayed in a hostel/homestay up the valley from the lake - there is accommodation on the lake in small cabins, but the hostel gets you up a lot higher - depending on the spelling, the village is Saryta...  more »