Day 1. Osh – Sarymogol village – Tulparkol lake, 5 – 6 hr
Breakfast. Drive to Sarymogol village, 4hr. A nice valley opens up when you reach Taldyck pass (3600 meter) with green pastures and yaks grazing around. Arrival in Sarymogol village and cross the bridge to get to yurt camp at Tulparkol lake (3500 m) next to the base camp of in Peak, 1hr. Enjoy the beauty of snowcapped mountains of in Peak (7134 m). Walk around the lake. Overnight & dinner in yurt.
Day 2. Tulparkol lake – border crossings – Karakul lake, 5 – 6 hr
Early breakfast. Take a day hike from your yurt camp to the Traveler’s pass at 4130 meters, 3 hrs. Enjoy the beauty of glaciers while walking up to the pass. Rest at the top of the Traveler’s pass to gaze at glaciers tumbling off the massive peak. Back to your yurts, 2 hrs. Lunch in a yurt. Drive to the check point, 2hr. Cross the borders and travel to Karakul lake, 2 hrs. Totally different landscape opens up confirming that it is Tajikistant. . Short walk in the village.
Day 3. Karakul lake - Murgab village – Observatory hill – Alichur village, 6-7 hr
Travel goes on to Murgab via the highest pass Akbaital (4655 m) you will ever do in Tajikistan, 3hr. Take photos of glaciers on the pass. Lunch in Murgab village. Head on to Alichur village. Overnight and dinner in a guesthouse.
Day 4. Bulungkul lake – Kargush pass – Wakhan corridor - , 5-6 hr
Breakfast. Take a detour to visit Bulunkul and the Yashylkul lakes with nice hot springs. Drive back to the main road and head up to the Kargush pass (4 344m). After the pass, drive down to Afghanistan border for another check point to check your GBAO permit. Road follows the river Pamir all the way to Wakhan corridor with the chance to admire the Big Pamir of Afghanistan with nomadic Afghan Kyrgyz caravans. Great rugged Hindu Kush mountain ranges welcome you right before entering Wakhan valley.
Day 5. Ishkashim village – Khorog city, 5-6 hr
on the road from Ishkoshim to khorog another fortress Khaaka comes up along the way at Namadgut village when you get closer to Ishkashim village. It is worth a 10 minutes stop. Continue to driving to Khorog city.