Tour's name: Explore nature and landmarks of Tajikistan
The tour route: Kyrgyz border-Karakul Lake-Murgab-Khorog-Kalai Khum-Norak-Dushanbe
Day 1: Kyrgyz border - Karakul Lake - Murgab
Today you will meet your driver at the border and departure to Murgab. You will transfer along fascinating mountains and gorgeous high passes. In course of the tour you will transfer along Taldik pass that is 3615 meters high, where you will take wonderful pictures. Karakul is the largest drain less lake in Tajikistan is located in the Eastern part of the Pamir, South of the Zaalay ridge, in a flat basin at an altitude of 3815 meters above sea level. Karakul is the largest glacial-tectonic lake, and its area is 380 square meters. km, and the depth reaches up to 240 meters. You are going to take pictures and then you will be driving to Murgab. The village is located in the Pamirs, at an altitude of more than 3600 meters above sea level and is the highest mountain city in the territory. The village is called Roof of the world. And all because there is a concept visit Murghab and you will see the Pamir Mountains. En route you will transfer via the highest Ak Baital pass (4 655 m). Often travelers compare Murgab with the surface of the moon and all because it is lifeless and calm. You will spend the night in guesthouse.
Day 2: Murgab - Khorog
The tour route will take today to to Khorog along Pamir Highway, known as M41 Pamir Tract. The Pamir highway is a large highway, 700 kilometers long, located in the high Pamir mountains. The Pamir highway is also considered to be the highest paved road in the world. You will transfer over breathtaking mountains and passes on the elevations of more than 4 000 meters above sea level. En route you will direct along Koitezak pass (4 271 m). The flora of the Pamirs is extremely rich and diverse and includes more than 5 thousand species of higher plants. In low - lying plains, sagebrush deserts predominate, in medium-high mountains-walnut forests and juniper forests. A prominent representative of the Pamir fauna is the Pamir mountain RAM, or Marco Polo sheep- a rare subspecies with a steady decline in its range and population, listed in the Red book. Night will be in the guesthouse.
Day 3: Khorog - Kalai Khum
After breakfast you will transfer to Kalai Khum village. Today you will observe an incredible area of high rocky mountains over 6 000 meters. A trip to the Pamirs is an incredible beauty, high snow-capped mountains even in summer; small villages perched on the cliffs above the river; grazing camels. Travelers also have a chance to overlook the beauty of virgin environment, and know a lot of facts about the ethnography, history and everyday life of mountain dwellers. According the route you will visit small villages to communicate with local people and to see their life. Villages are located on both sides of the river in narrow mountain valleys. In the tour you will have a chance to meet Afgan stony villages and gardens. Your night will be in a home stay.
Day 4: Kalai Khum - Norak - Dushanbe
Starting the tour with driving to Dushanbe. You will explore today Afghanistan border and today you will finish your driving along it. You will feast your eyes upon Shuraba pass (2 267 m). Amazing views of mountain peaks will surprise you. Since its very existence, the Pamir has attracted not only travelers to its region, but also talented researchers- Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Today you will also have such an amazing opportunity. You will drive today along natural border - Pyanj River. Many travelers who have visited the Pamirs say that it is an ocean of white and blue mountains. In the tour you will explore the significant point Norak water reservoir that also named Tajik Sea. Overnight at thehotel.
Day 5: Dushanbe
Today you will have a city tour of the capital. This city boasts fascinating landmarks. You are going to explore Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then you will direct to amazing National park, Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world. You are going to visit today Central Museum, Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. No city tour of the Eastern countries does not end without a visit to the Asian Bazaar. Here you can buy fruits and vegetables. During the tour, you will be able to see many sights of the capital and learn many interesting facts about Tajikistan. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 6: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport.
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10- pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 070 $
04 pax - 620 $
06 pax - 700 $
08 pax - 565 $
10 pax - 620 $
Single - 55 $
Half board - 75 $
Full board - 150 $
English speaking guide - 720 $ per group
Murgab - "Pamir" Guesthouse
Khorog - "Lal" Guesthouse
Kalai Khum - Homestays
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- GBAO permit
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide