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DRIVE THE PAMIRS WITH IBRAHIM / Start: August 15, 2019

 

Drive the Pamir Higway with ibrahim / 5 days with a bonus hike

 

  • in Base Camp Trek
  • Lunar landscapes of the Eastern Pamirs
  • Yashilkul fantastic scenery
  • Wakhan valley with its historical places
  • Amazing scenery of the Afghan Hindukush
  • Panj River and its gorges along the Afghan border

 

 Trip Program

 Day 1. Meeting with me at a hotel/guest house in Osh and heading to Sary-Mogol, a village which offers the best views of in Peak (7134 m). Day hike towards the base camp of the peak. Overnight in a guest house in Sary Mogol.

Day 2. Departing to Murghab of Tajikistan via Bordobo-Kyzyl-Art Kyrgyz-Tajik border check post. Short stop in Karakul to stretch the legs on a hike along Karakul (‘black’) lake. In the afternoon continue driving to Murghab via the highest point of the Pamir Higway, Ak-Baital pass (4656m). Overnight in a homestay in Murghab ($18-$20 USD for a bed, dinner, and breakfast)

Day 3. Heading to the Wakhan valley of Tajikistan. Short detour to Bulunkul village (the coldest place in Tajikistan) to see Yashilkul (‘green’) lake. After lunch (don’t forget to order delicious fried marinka or false-osman at a homestay for lunch) continue driving to Wakhan along the Pamir River via Khargush Pass (4344 m). 2-3 hours hike (?) to the viewpoint of the pass (Panarama Ridge). Overnight in a homestay in Langar ($15-$18 USD for a bed, dinner, and breakfast)

Day 4. Engels Meadow Trek. Highlights: great view of immense Engels (6507 m) South Face, breathtaking view of the whole Wakhan valley, both Afghan and Tajik with Hindukush on the background. Overnight in a homestay in Hisor/Langar ($15-$18 USD for a bed, dinner, and breakfast)

Day 5. Driving to Khorog. On the way visit the Museum of Sufi Muboraki Vakhoni, 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 a homestay in Khorog ($15 USD for a bed and breakfast)

  

 

 

Number of days: 5
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: Accommodation and Food, Entrance tickets,
What to bring: Hiking shoes, fleece jacket, rain jacket, hat, sun block, sun glasses, pain killers, flash light
Transport: SUV 4x4
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