6 Days Pamir Highway Trip

Pamir highway express tour is one of the intensive tours of Pamir Highway in short duration of time. The Pamir plateau, which is around 800 km long, with altitudes ranging from 5-7,000m above sea level, is known as the highest region in Central Asia On this tour you will explore all major sights along Pamir highway and Wakhan Valley. You will see some of the most ancient fortresses in the region which guarded the silk road a long time ago. And also you will see and experience traditional Pamiri culture and hospitality. This fast tour can be an unforgettable journey for you.

 

 

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1

 

Dushanbe- Kalai Khumb

 

Picking-up from a hotel/guest-house in Dushanbe and heading to Kalai-Khumb. Short stop to see the Khulbuk Fortress in Kulyab. Overnight in a guest-house in Kalai-Khumb town.

 

Day 2

 

Kalai Khumb- Khorog

 

Driving to Khorog along the Panj river with great views of Afghan villages. Afternoon Khorog City Tour: Botanical Garden, Khorog Historical Museum, University of Central Asia Campus, City Park, Visitor Information Center. Overnight in a homestay in Khorog.

 

Day 3

 

Khorog- Yamg

 

Departing Khorog and driving to Wakhan. On the way visit ruins of  Kah-Kaha and Yamchun fortresses, pre-Islamic shrines, Bibi-Fatima hot spring, and Sufi Muborak Museum. Overnight in a homestay in Yamg.

 

Day 4

 

Yamg- Bulunkul

 

Driving to Langar to see the petroglyphs 1-hour hike and next to Bulunkul settlement (considered one of the coldest places on Earth) via the Khargush pass (4344 m). 2-3 hike to the viewpoint of the pass. In the afternoon discover the village and the lakes. Overnight in a homestay in Bulunkul.  

 

 

 

 

 

Day 5

 

Bulunkul- Karakul

 

Driving to Karakul village. On the way shortstop in Murghab to visit the local bazaar and handicraft shops. In the afternoon hike along the Karakul lake. Overnight in a homestay in Karakul.

 

Day 6

 

Karakul- Osh

 

Today we will drive to Kyrgyz border and then to Osh city.  The road will go along amazing mountains and high passes. On the way you will drive over a high mountain pass – Taldik. It is 3 615 meters high! You will never forget the amazing views of the road and mountains around it. With 93% of mountains in Kyrgystan, nomadic life in remote places – our country is a real paradise for people that are in love with mountains and unusual cultures. The route takes you along roads that wind along incredible gorges.

 

 

 

Number of days: 6
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: Meals and Accomodations
What to bring: warm clothers sun cream first aid kit
Transport: SUV 4x4
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December
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