Short Trip from Dushanbe to Kalai Khum, Tajikistan, 2 Days

Day 1: Dushanbe – Norak – Kalai Khum (370 km, 7-8 hours)

Today we will drive to Kalai Khum village. You will see Norak water reservoir that is called Tajik Sea. The highest point of the day is Shurabad pass (2 267 m) and after drive along Afghanistan border starts. This part will amaze you by its unique mountains – it is already Territory of Pamir Mountains. Over the centuries, the Pamirs have inspired the world’s greatest explorers – , Hsuan Tsang, Muhammad Haidar. And now you also have a chance to travel here. You will drive along natural border – Pyanj River. Having visited the Pamirs, many travellers called this giant mountain system the ocean of white and blue mountains. This night you will spend in a home stay to see the way of local people’s life or in the Karon Palace Hotel 4*.

Day 2: Kalai Khum – Khoburubot pass – Dushanbe (290 km, 7-8 hours) (summer + way back)

In the morning we will drive to Dushanbe via mountain road. You will drive over high Khoburubot Pass (3 252) known as Western Pamir Tract. The road goes through the most picturesque river valley and amazing gorges in the terrain, where one can stop for rest and shoot photos of the mountain and rivers. On the way you will see small villages and meet local people. Tajiks are by nature hard working, hospitable, and kind-hearted. This nation greatly respects its traditions and folklore. This trip is attractive for the lovers of exotics, those curious about the ethnic and cultural diversity and captivated by the beauty of wild nature. On the way you will see one of the biggest Water Power Station of Roghun which is still under construction. 

Price per person:

  • 02 pax – 518$
  • 03 pax – 378$
  • 04 pax – 308$
  • 05 pax – 266$

To change in Kalai Khum home stay to “Karon Palace” 4* Hotel – 25$ per person per night for twin room, 45$ per person per night for single room

GBAO permit -20$ per person

Service includes:

  • Transport + English speaking driver
  • Full board (2 lunches, 1 dinner)
  • Accommodation: 
  •           Kalai Khum – Home stay/ “Karon Palace” Hotel 4*
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrances to all museums 
  • Mineral water during the tour

Service does not include:

  • Single rooms 
  • Early check-in
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa 
  • GBAO permit


Included services:
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Transport: Minivan
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.