Tajikistan M41/Pamir highway/07.06.2020-12.06.2020
07.06-DAY 1. DUSHANBE-KALAIKHUMB 360 KM
In the morning we start our long way to Kalaikumb village. A little part of the road is asphalt and the rest part of the road is paved in bad conditions. On the way we will visit Hulbuk fortress, a monument of IX c. Lunch in chaickana. We continue our way, we cross few small passes, and slowly we enter to Badahshan region, where is a military checkpoint. Formalities. Then we join a Pyandj river (five rivers together) which divides Afghanistan and Tajikistan. We will see a real life in both sides of the river, and of course other side attracts much more with its old settlements. Many photo stops on the way. After the long drive we stop in guest house. Evening walking in Kalaikumb village.
08.06-DAY 2. KALAIKHUMB-KHOROG 250 KM
We see the peaks of the Pamir Mountains and streams of water crossing the road. This day is especially memorable on the right bank of the Pandjes, where the Afghan villages will continue to accompany us. We will take several photo stops to get to know the medieval life of the Afghans. Towards evening we arrive in the capital of Badakhshan, after Khorog.
Overnight at the hotel "Lal".
09.06-DAY 3. KHOROG-LANGAR 220 KM
In the morning transfer to Yamg village. We continue to explore incredible Wakhan region. We enter to Garim Chashma hot springs just to see miracles of the nature. We continue our way to see Yamchun fort of Fire Worshippers (built more than 2000 years ago) and Bibi Fatima hot springs, a real miracle of nature, a hot waterfall in the rocks. We will take hot baths of Bibi Fotima. Then we will visit a museum of Muborak Wakhani (1843-1903), famous Sufi mystic, astronomer and musician of the region. In the evening we will stay in a traditional Pamiri house.
10.06-DAY 4. LANGAR- YASHIL KUL –MURGAB 270 KM
In the morning we will drive up to Hargush pass 4344 m. On the way we will see the beautiful range of Afgan mountains, with highest point Korha Pamir 6421 (Pamir palace), also we will see on Tajik side peak of Karl Marx and F.Engels 6723. Continue to Vrang where on a cliff-side pitted with caves, stands a Buddhist complex dating from 4th-7th centuries.Average altitude of the road is 4000m. We drive along the wildest zone of Pamir mountains, paradise for wild animals: wolfs, bears, snow leopards. Picnic. We join main road to Osh-M41.
Night in hotel Pomir
11.06-DAY 5. MURGAB- TAJIKISTAN/KYRGYZSTAN -SARY TASH 240 KM
In the morning we drive towards Kyrgyz border. On the way we will see biggest natural lake-Karakul, surrounded by snowy peaks. We will see south face of peak Lenin (7134m) from Tajikistan. Border formalities. A lot of caravans pass through this place for 1500 years. Now you will drive along the same route and you will really enjoy the beauty of our unspoiled land. It is a chance of a lifetime to travel along the Great Silk Road. Night is in a home stay. We are in Kyrgyzstan!!!
12.06-DAY 6. SARY TASH - OSH 190 KM
Then drive to Osh city, south capital of Kyrgyzstan.
- English speaking guide
- Half board
- Entrances to all museums
- Transport minibus 17 seats
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Alcoholic drinks
- Flights to and from country
- Photo and video charges
- Portages at airports and hotels
- Visa in Tajikistan 53$
- GBAO permit for Pamir 20$
- Full board
- Accommodation in Dushanbe and Osh city.
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