Destination: Pamir Highway
Title: Camel riding at Rangkul lake
Category: camel riding
Duration: 3 hours (two days riding is optional)
Distance: 6 – 7 km
Max elevation: 3800 m
Min elevation: 3600 m
Total Gain/Loss: ----
Season: May – September
Starting Point: N38° 27.499' E74° 16.460'
Itinerary: Murgab – Rangkul lake - Murgab
Rangkul is a small village 60 km outside Murgab village. It has several households who use camels to transport household luggage. These are the most remote, forgotten traditional people on the planet. Ride your camel to explore mountain deserts, salt lakes and giant sand dunes around the area. There is a chance to stay overnight in one of the shepherd’s yurts by riding up to the mountains nearby.