PAMIR TRIP 6 DAYS
THROUGH THE WAKHAN CORRIDOR TO PAMIR HIGHWAY
What you will see: Panj River and its gorges, along the Afghan border / The famous Wakhan valley /Ancient fortresses Kah-Kaa (III century BC-VII century) and Yamchun (III-I century BC) / Petroglyphs / Yashilkul fantastic scenery / the Pamir plateau
What you will enjoy: historical places / bathing in hot springs / amazing scenery of the Afghan Hindu-Kush / Pamiri hospitality /
Day 1. Meeting with a driver at hotel in Osh and heading to Sary Tash, last Kyrgyz village on our route, enjoying the view of Peak Lenin (7134 m). Driving towards the biggest lake in Tajikistan – Karakul via Kyrgyz-Tajik border check post. Hiking along the Karakul Lake. In the afternoon continue driving to Murgab via the highest pass in former Soviet Union, Ak-Baital (4656m). Overnight in a homestay/hotel in Murghab. 425 km.
Day 2. Boating in Murgab River on the route Murghab-Madian. In the evening driving back to Murghab. Overnight in the hotel in Murghab. 0 km
Day 3. Departure Murgab and heading to Bulunkul settlement, (the coldest place in Tajikistan) through Alichur village, with a few stops on Sassykkul and Tuzkul lakes. Departing Bulunkul and driving to Langar, the first settlement in the Tajik Wakhan on our way via Khargush Pass (4344 m) and along the Pamir River. Short hike to Ratm fortress watch tower (wonderful view). Kind of isolated area with wild life. Overnight in a homestay in Langar. 275km.
Day 4. Driving to Khorog. On the way visit the Museum of Sufi Muboraki Wakhoni, astronomer and scholar of the 19th century, ruins of Yamchun fortresses (3-1 centuries BCE), soak in Bibi-Fotima hot spring. Overnight in a homestay in Khorog. 240km
Day 5. Leave Khorog and heading to Kalai Khumb town. On the way enjoying the view of the Afghan villages along the Panj (Oxsus) River. Overnight in a homestay in Kalai Khumb. 250km.
Day 6. Departing Kalai Khumb and driving to Dushanbe. Short stop to discover the mausoleum of a poet and scholar of the 14th century Khoja Mir Sayid Hamadani in Kulyab, Hulbuk fortress in Vo’se and on the viewpoint of Norak Lake Dam. Overnight in a guesthouse/hotel in Dushanbe. 355km
Total Distance: 1545km
Total price for:
1 pax $1132 2 pax $1249
3 pax $1390 4 pax $1402
- Transport: 4WD, including fuel
- Reliable driver per diems
- Boating in Murgab River
- Entrance fees (hot springs, Khorog Museum, Botanical Garden and National Park)
- Office charge including tax
Price does not include:
- Visa and GBAO permit
- Accommodation and Food
- All other personal expenses
Note: In tour program can be included the following: one day trek to Jizev, one day trek to Peak Engels Meadow, one day de tour to Afghan Ishkashim or Shugnan, visit of Tajik/Afghan border market only on Saturdays in Kalai Khumb or in Vanj or in Khorog.
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.