7-Days Cross country tour: Dushanbe - Wakhan valley - Osh

Duration:     6 days / 6 nights                                                      

Season:        May - October


Highlights:   Pamir is a remote area, with isolated villages and rare wildlife, and little has changed here in centuries. We travel through some of the most incredible landscapes you are ever likely to see, following the border with Afghanistan to Khorog – tantalizingly close across the river Panj. Our trip takes us to long abandoned Silk Road fortresses and Buddhist remains, a legacy of the region’s position on strategic trade routes, and we meet local people along the way. A challenging journey through an enigmatic region – exciting is an understatement.


Day 1:  Dushanbe – Khorog.  (610km, 12-14h drive)     Altitude: 800m ↑     Meeting the guests at the airport, loading the luggage and start driving towards Pamirs. En route visit of Norak water reservoir. Long day drive but sightseeing of both sides of Panj river. Overnight in guesthouse in Khorog. L/D


Day 2 :  Khorog – Yamchun  (240km – 1 - 2 h, Trek 3-4 h)  Altitude: 2200m ↑  Sight seeing of Khorog. Botanical garden –the second highest in the world, souvenir shops and start driving upstream of Panj river to Wakhan valley. If our visit happens on Saturday, we will visit one of the most famous tajik – afghan bazaar in Afghanistan territory, near the bridge in Ishkashim.  We stop to observe the Darshay canyon and ancient shrine and make a 3-4 h trekking to Darshay gorge with ancient handmade mountain paths which are still used by locals. After we drive to relax in famous hot springs of Bibi Fatima and visit the fort of Yamchun III-I B. C - one of the most important fortifications belonged to Zoroastrian worshippers.. Overnight in guesthouse in Yamchun. B/L/D.


Day 3 : Yamchun – Langar. (60 km – 5 - 6h, Trek-1-2 h)   Altitude: 3600m ↑     This morning we start with sightseeing of Yamchun fortress III-I B. C and enjoy the view to all Wakhan valley. We spend all day exploring the mysterious Wakhan corridor. We visit Solar calendar and House museum of Sufi –Muborak. After we visit the Buddhist Stuppa dated back to IV century. Trek to ancient petroglyphs 1200m higher Langar. Overnight in Langar. B/L/D


Day 4 : Langar – Bulunkul  (110 km – 5 - 6h, Trek-1-2 h)   Altitude: 3735m ↑    Today our journey take us over Kargush pass 4344m to Military Camp in Kargush and after formalities drive along Pamir river to Bulunkul valley. We will make a short stop to observe all Wakhan valley from birds fly altitude and carry on driving the serpentines. After, we drive down to visit the most beautiful alpine lake of pamirs – Yashilkul lake. Good chance of trying the delicious fish of the lakes. Overnight in local homestay in Langar. B/L/D.


Day 5 : Bulunkul – Murghab  . (240 km - 3 h,)  Altitude: 3566m ↑    After, continue the journey to Murghab 3633m.through Pamirs plato – the roof of the world thru picturesque Alichur valley. Murgab is located in a valley at about 3,000 m above sea level and surrounded by high peaks.. At night the clear view of the Milky Way is unparalleled. Accommodation in homestay. Overnight in homestay in Murghab. B/L/D.

Day 6 : Murghab – Karakul – Osh. (480 km, 6 - 8 h)  Altitude: 4655m ↑  Start of journey to Karakul lake which at 3,915 m is too high to support aquatic life. Drive from Murgab over Ak-Baital Pass (The White Horse Pass 4655m).The highest section of road in the former USSR... We drive towards Tajikistan - Kyrgyzstan border enjoying the views of Lenin peak (7,134 m) which dominates over the area. End of tajik section at Kyzyl Art pass (4,280 m) which forms the border with Tajikistan. Border formalities and drive down to Osh. Meals: B/L/D. 

Day 7: Osh.   Altitude: 600m   Transfer to hotel. Our service ends with transfer to airport.

Price includes:

  • All overlandtTransportation 
  • Accommodation (homestays and guesthouses)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Bottled water provided during the tour
  • English speaking guide service
  • All entrance fee per sights

Price excludes:

  • Visa & GBAO permission
  • Personal expenses.

Tour is sheduled, so you can join this tour in following  fixed dates


May 2 to May 9. 2018.         3 place left

May 12 to May 19. 2018.     3 place left     


June 2 to June 9. 2018.         4 place left

June 15 to June 21. 2018.     4 place left


July 10 to July 17. 2018.         4 place left

July 20 to July 27. 2018.         4 place left


June 2 to June 9. 2018.         4 place left

June 15 to June 21. 2018.     4 place left


August 2 to August 9. 2018.         4 place left

August 15 to August 21. 2018.     4 place left


September 2 to September 9. 2018.         3 place left

September 15 to September 21. 2018.     4 place left





Number of days: 7
Covered regions:
Wakhan valley
Fann mountains
Included services:
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: Tajik visa and GBAO permit
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
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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.