Darvaz Tour/ The Gate of Pamir

Summary

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  Darvaz

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)
 

Inclusions:

Transportations

Meals: b, l, d

Accommodation

Drinks & Snacks

ATVs

Equipment

Guns

 

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.

 

Number of days: 3
Covered regions:
Dushanbe
Pamir
Wakhan valley
Fann mountains
North
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Alcoholic Drinks
What to bring: Hiking shoes & and gret mood ;)
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
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.