Tour's name: Tajikistan outskirts
The tour route: Kyrgyz border-Karakul Lake-Murgab- Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake - Yamg - Khorog -Kalai Khum- Norak- Dushanbe
Day 1: Kyrgyz border - Karakul Lake - Murgab
After arrival to the border you will meet with your driver and accompany to Murgab. You will drive today over picturesque and gorgeous mountains and high passes. En route you will experience Taldik pass, which is 3615 meters high and stores incredible landscapes. lake Karakul is one of the rare places where the flow of tourists does not run out, because the lake itself has a real virgin nature, which is very rare nowadays. It is located in the Eastern part of the Pamir on the lands of the Autonomous Gorno-Badakhshan region of the country, in the Murgab district. You will take photos of the lake and then transfer to fascinating place Murgab. In the Pamirs people say: "do not visit Murgab do not see the high mountains of the Pamirs." And so Murghab is the roof of the world. En route you will transfer over the fascinating Ak Baital pass (4 655 m). Murgab is often compared to the surface of Mars here you will be able to make unique pictures. You will spend the night in the guesthouse.
Day 2: Murgab - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake
Pearls of the Pamirs are considered magical lakes Yashil Kul and Bulunkul (Blue lakes), there are beautiful lakes at an altitude of 3 700 meters above sea level, are located in the Murghab district. You are going to have the night near the lakes today. Blue jewel Yashilkul has an incredible beauty and the color of the lake is dark green and turquoise. Yashilkul is much larger than lake Bulunkul and is considered one of the most incredible lakes in the Pamirs. Bulunkul also smaller and has a color of violet and dark-blue in the sunlight. Bulunkul and Yashilkul lakes are interesting tourist sites. There are excellent opportunities for hiking, bird and Yak watching, lunar "landscapes", scenic views, and magnificent sunsets. En route you will transfer along Naizatash pass (4 137 m). The night will be in a homestay.
Day 3: Bulunkul - Yamg
After breakfast you will transfer to Yamg. En route you will transfer over Khargush pass (4 344 m). According to the latest data, Tajikistan is home to more than 13 thousand species of animals and about 5 thousand species of vegetation. The beautiful nature of the Tajik mountains gave unique species of animals living in this area. This area is home to species such as Turkestan rat, tiger-cat, grizzly bear, badger, stoat, fox, grey and red wolves. The Pamir people also raise unique species of animals such as the Marco Polo sheep and the snow leopard listed in the red book. The Tajiks themselves are by nature very hardworking and persistent, as well as hospitable, they welcome any guest with care. You will spend the night in homestay.
Day 4: Yamg - Khorog
This day you will transfer along Tajik-Afghan border to Khorog. The Pamir mountains are one of the most beautiful territories on earth, located right in the center of Asia, and this area also has high canyons, beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountain peaks. Pamir-the roof of the world and the foot of death, which is the most picturesque and high-altitude road in the world. All their lives, the Pamir mountains were called the roof of the world. The Pamir lands are located at an altitude of 3500-4200 meters above sea level. People of European appearance-Pamir, one of the mysteries of Central Asia. Externally, the Pamir people are very different from all other inhabitants of Asia. They have a pronounced European appearance. You will spend the night in the guesthouse.
Day 5: Khorog - Kalai Khum
Today you will transfer to Kalai Khum village. The territory has a height of over 6000 meters and it was only possible to build one road. Traveling around the Pamirs, people have a unique opportunity to learn a lot of interesting facts, study the history, culture and Ethnography, as well as be inspired by the history of the creation of life in these territories. The name "Pamir" was, and still is, the subject of discussion and hypotheses. En route you will have a break near small settlements and communicate with local people, you will also their way of life. Settlements are located on both sides of the river and a narrow mountain valley. You can also see the Afghan settlements on the reverse side. Your night will be in a home stay.
Day 6: Kalai Khum - Norak - Dushanbe
Today you will direct to Dushanbe. You are going to conclude your driving along Afghanistan border. In course of the tour you will transfer along Shuraba pass (2 267 m). You will be inspired by amazing landscapes and highlands- it is Territory of Pamir Mountains. For many years Pamir has tempted such famous scientists and researchers as - Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Today you also have a unique opportunity to discover the world of Pamir. According the route tour you will drive along natural border - Pyanj River. This is a real ocean of white and blue mountains. After all, you can see snow-capped mountain peaks and emerald glaciers from a bird's-eye view. Today you will also observe Norak water reservoir that people also call Tajik Sea. Night is in a hotel.
Day 7: Dushanbe
This day you will all day explore the fascinating sights of the city. In course of the tour you will visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Then you will discover National park to make photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world. Then you will move to Central Museum which stores valuable artifacts. You will also discover Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments. If you want to know better the life of Tajikistan you should visit Asian bazar. In the Asian Bazaar, you can see large, noisy rows of vendors and products. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 8: 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 - 1 240 $
04 pax - 755 $
06 pax - 845 $
08 pax - 695 $
10 pax - 760 $
Single - 70 $
Half board - 105 $
Full board - 210 $
English speaking guide - 880 $ per group
Murgab - "Pamir" Guesthouse
Bulunkul - Home stays
Yamg - Home stays
Khorog - "Lal" Guesthouse
Kalai Khum - Home stays
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