Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan rout from Osh to Dushanbe along the Pamir Highway.
Duration 9 days
Day 1 Arrival in Osh.
Arrival in Osh. Meeting at the airport, transfer to and accommodation in the hotel. Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing program in Osh: Sulayman Mountain and Museum. Visiting Osh Bazaar. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2. Osh town - Lenin peak (280 km / 6 /7 hrs)
Morning transfer to the Base Camp “Achik Tash”, situated at the foot of Lenin peak (7134m). The “Achik-Tash” BC is placed at 3600m a.s.l by the mountain stream at a picturesque glade providing excellent views of the Lenin Peak massif, its northern slopes. A lot of moraine lakes are scattered around. Accommodation in the tents “Achik-Tash” BC.
Day 3. Lenin peak - ‘Kyzyl-Art’ border check-point - Karakul Lake - Murghab (290 km, 9-10 hrs).
Breakfast at the hotel. Start of travelling along Pamir Highway. Transfer to Kyrgyz-Tajik border ‘Kyzyl-Art’ via the Kyzyl-Art pass (4,280 m). Cross the border at ‘Kyzyl-Art’ border check point and continue to the high-altitude Karakul Lake (3,914 m) - the largest lake in Tajikistan and one of the highest in Central Asia, surrounded by mountain peaks. Lunch en-route. Drive over the Akbaital Pass (4,655 m), which is the highest road pass in the CIS and highest point of the M41 highway. Arrival in Murghab (3,600 m) - the highest alpine town in Tajikistan and the whole Central Asia. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 Murghab - Langar (250 km, 5-6 hrs).
Breakfast. Drive to Langar village. The culmination of the tour is the approach to the Vakhan Corridor - the road here goes along a tall terrace and features dizzy serpentines and precipices. On a clear day you can see the snow-capped summits of some 7,000-metre peaks in the Hindu Kush, the highest region in Afghanistan. Lunch. Acquaintance with the life and traditions of locals. Dinner and overnight homestay.
Day 5 Langar - Ishkashim (140 km, 4-5 hrs).
Breakfast. Drive to Ishkashim town. En-route visit Bibi Fatima hot spring and Yamg village. Sightseeing in Yamg village: tomb and reconstructed house museum of Sufi mystic Mubarak Kadam, and the stone that was used as a solar calendar 700 years ago.Lunch en-route (lunch-boxes). Arrival in Ishkashim. Dinner and overnight homestay.
Day 6 Iskashim - Khorog (120 km, 2 hrs).
Breakfast. Drive to Khorog, which is the main city of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO). Arrival in Khorog and accommodation in the hotel. Sightseeing program in Khorog: botanical garden, local lore museum and bazaar. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 Khorog - Kalai-Khumb (265 km, 6-7 hrs).
Breakfast. Drive to Kalai-Khumb town. Lunch en-route. Visiting the site of ancient settlement of Karon. Arrival in Kalai-Khumb. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 Kalai-Khumb - Dushanbe (350 km, 7-8 hrs).
Breakfast. Drive to Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. En-route visit Mir Said Ali Khamadoni Mausoleum and Khulbuk Fortress. Lunch in Kulob town. Arrival in Dushanbe and sightseeing program: Independence square, grandiose monument of Ismail Somoni, Rudaki Avenue,Museum of the Antiquities of Tajikistan boasting the richest collection of artefacts excavated in the territory of Tajikistan, the central exhibit of which is the colossal statue ‘Buddha in Nirvana’ 12.85 m long and 5.5 tonnes in weight. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel
Day 9 Dushanbe. Departure.
Breakfast. Leisure time. Transfer to airport. Departure.
The tour price
The price of the tour for 1 person 1280 USD
SGL supplement + 270 USD
Number of travelers: 2
Duration: 9 days
Total price: $1480($775per person)
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.
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.