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Pamir Highway: Camel riding at Rangkul lake

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. 

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Dushanbe
Pamir
Wakhan valley
Fann mountains
North
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
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: guide, meals, B&B, camel
What to bring: trekking boots, warm clothes, waterproof clothes, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
Transport: SUV 4x4
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