Tajikistan Grand Tour, 11 Days Dushanbe-Pamir-Dushanbe

Trip program

 

Day 1: Depart Dushanbe and drive (6-7 hrs) to Kalai-Khumb. Overnight in Darvaz Guest-House in Kalai-Khumb

Day 2: Depart Kalai-Khumb and drive (6-7 hrs) to Bartang valley. 2-3 hours hike uphill to Jizew village. Overnight in a homestay in Jizew.

Day 3: Hike down to the main road and drive (2-3 hours) to Khorog. Check-in at a hotel in Khorog. In the afternoon Khorog City Tour: Botanical garden, Museum, City Park, Information Center, Handicraft shops. Overnight in a hotel in Khorog.

Day 4: Drive towards the Tajik Wakhan. On the way visit Kah-Kaha and Yamchun fortresses, pre-Islamic shrines, Bibi-Fatima hot spring, and Sufi Muborak Museum in Yamg. Overnight in a homestay in Hissor/Langar.

Day 5: Pik Engels Meadows Trek (6-9 hours). Highlights: great view of immense peak Engels (6507 m) South Face, breathtaking view of the Afghan Hindu Kush. Overnight in a homestay in Hissor/Langar

Day 6: Drive to Bulunkul (5 hrs) settlement (the coldest place in Tajikistan) via the Khargush pass (4344 m). Overnight in a homestay in Bulunkul settlement.

Day 7: Drive to Alichur settlement for a day yak safari to observe the wildlife (in particularly Marco-Polo sheep). Overnight in a homestay/yurt in Alichur.

Day 8: Drive to Karakul. On the way short stop in Murghab to see the local bazaar and handicraft shops. If the weather permits hike along the Karakul lake (the biggest lake in Tajikistan). Overnight in a homestay in Karakul.

Day 9: Depart Karakul and drive to Osh. Half day hike towards the in Peak (7134 m) base camp. Overnight in a hotel in Osh.

Day 10: Morning Osh city tour: Sulaiman Too, Osh Bazaar. Depart Osh and drive to Khujand, Tajikistan via Batken-Isfara. Overnight in a guest-house/hotel in Khujand.  

Day 11: Morning City Tour: Bazaar, Sheikh Muslihiddin architectural complex. Drive to Dushanbe. Overnight in a hoste/hotel in Dushanbe.

Complimentary: Engels Meadows Trek (guide & lunch) as a Bonus from the Driver

Rates:

1 pax - $ 1920 USD person/trip

2 pax - $ 960 USD person/trip

3 pax  - $ 640 USD person/trip

4 pax - $ 480 USD person/trip

5 pax - $ 384 USD person/trip

 

Number of days: 11
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch/Dinner
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Not included: Accommodation and Food, Yak Safari, Entrance tickets, all other personal expenses
What to bring: Hiking shoes, fleece jacket, rain jacket, hat, sun block, sun glasses, pain killers, flash light
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
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Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
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