This Jeep tour which also includes trekking elements of optional difficulties will take you to explore the less explored Bartang valley and visit to the "Pamirs' Dragon"-The mysterious Sarez Lake.
JT&T 005. Dushanbe-Bartang Sarez Tour & Trek
Route in short: Dushanbe-Qalai-Khumb-Jizeu-Bardara – Sarez -- Barchidiv-Roshorv-Khorog Dushanbe
Duration of the tour: 14 days
Total distance: 1418 км.
Season: June, 15th -Sep. 15th.
Day 1: Arrival in Dushanbe, transfer to a hotel. City Tour.
Day 2: Drive to Qalai Khumb. Overnight in guest house.
Day 3: Drive to Rushon along the Afghanistan border and a short trek to Jizeu valley. Overnight in tent/homestay in Jizeu valley.
Day 4: Drive to Bardara with a lunch stop in Basid village. Overnight in homestay.
Day 5-7: Trekking to the Sarez Lake (luggage will be carried by donkeys). Stops: Ukhinj, Irkht & Usoy Dam.
Day 8: Strolling around the Sarez lake. Relax and engage various activities such as fishing, riding boat, trekking up further and exploring around the lake. Accommodation-tents. (3.250m)
Day 9: Trekking down to Barchidiv village and exploring the beautiful village, interacting with the villagers.
Day 10: Drive to Sawnob and Roshorv village to explore around. Visit the old fortress and caves in Sawnob. Overnight in Roshor. Accommodation guest house.
Day 11: Drive to Khorog. Visit the 2nd highest Botanical garden and Khorog town park.
Day 12: Drive to Qalai Khumb. Accommodation - guest house
Day 13: Drive to Dushanbe via Khobu Robot Pass (3,300m) and Tawildara valley. Accommodation-hotel.
Day 14: Transfer to the airport and seeing off.
Remark: This itinerary is quite flexible and can be further shortened or extended by leaving out and adding other destinations.