Darvaz Tour/ The Gate of Pamir
This tour offers you an excellent chance to get acquainted with the rich history and nature of Tajikistan and the entrance/ the beginning of Pamir. During this tour, you will visit magnificent historical places related to 9-11th centuries, probably the most impressive and eldest monuments, an extreme sports – atm races, shooting plastic plates and discovering the place where the mountains and rocks begin, with the river Panj, also learning about the culture of Tajik people and eat the tastiest national dishes.
The highlights of the tour
v Norak – Blue sea
v Hulbuk Fortress
v Kalai Khumb
v Karon – Ancient city
Day 1: Dushanbe – Kalai Khumb
We will start our journey from Dushanbe. Departing in the morning we will cross the Shurabad Pass (2200m) and visit Hulbuk ancient fortress 8th Century which has been recently restored. After Shurabad you will have your ﬁrst glimpse of the mountains of Afghanistan and continue towards the Pamirs making our way to Kalai Khumb town driving through beautiful scenery and interesting villages en route. This area is a little more conservative, and we will see many men with beards, and women wearing traditional dresses. We will arrive to Kalai khumb (360km) in the early evening.
Overnight: Karon Hotel (Kalai Khumb)
Day 2: Kalai Khumb - Chorchaman
On our second day, we will start exploring Darvaz district. The first place to visit from the hotel will be “Karon – historical site”, to learn about this ancient settlement. After that, we will get back to Hotel take ATVs and drive to the Garden which is called “Zevr”. There we can have lots of adventure and fun including shooting plastic plates and off-road ATV races and Quadro –safari tours.
Later after having adventures with shootings and off-road races we will drive to Chorchaman – a place/dacha which is one of the best place to stay and have rest for a day and night. You can imagine sitting by the river in a national “kat” listening to a nice chilling song and enjoying your dinner in fresh cool weather.
Overnight: Chorchaman (Darvaz)
Meals: b, l, d
Drinks & Snacks
Day 3: Chorchaman - Dushanbe
Today we depart from Chorchaman (Darvaz) and drive towards Dushanbe city, passing all the spectacular mountain views, waterfalls, seeing many flocks of animal and goats on the way. Getting to Dushanbe city by the evening, having lunch and overnight at the Hotel.
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.
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.