Tours
Explore new horizons with Us

 

Duration:  12 days, 11 nights
Availability: From May – till November
Requirements: Trekking shoes, waterproof & warm clothes, hat, sunscreen & sunglasses

Price: From 980 USD

Included Excluded
⦁ All Transfer according to the program
⦁ Vehicle (4WD) with Professional drivers
⦁ Accommodation described in the program
(yurts, the best guest houses)
⦁ Full board meals, mineral water
⦁ Horse riding in Tulpar Kul
⦁ Bread making, yak milking show
⦁ English speaking guide
⦁ International flights
⦁ Visa to Tajikistan
⦁ GBAO Permit
⦁ Supplement for single room
⦁ Any personal expenses
⦁ Any airport taxes
⦁ Travel insurance
⦁ Alcohols

 

Day 1. Airport – Osh
Day 2. Osh - Tulpar Kul
Day 3. Tulpar Kul – Lenin peak (Horse riding)- Sary Mogol
Day 4. Sary Mogol – Kara Kul
Day 5. Kara Kul – Rang Kul (Jol borluk)
Day 6. Rang Kul (Jol borluk) - Murghab
Day 7. Murghab - Langar (Wakhan Corridor)
Day 8. Langar – Ishkashim (Wakhan Corridor)
Day 9. Ishkashim – Khorog
Day 10. Khorog – Kalai Kumb
Day 11. Kalikhumb – Dushanbe
Day 12. Dushanbe – Airport

Day 1. Airport – Osh
Meeting you at Osh airport. Transfer to the homestay, installation. Briefing. Osh is Kyrgyzstan’s southern capital, and one of the oldest cities in the country. With a history estimated to stretch back 3000 years, Osh has long been a central city in the Fergana Valley. Osh has also been historically significant in many different eras. After lunch visit famous Sulaiman Mountain and Asian bazaar. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at homestay (L/D)

Day 2. Osh - Tulpar Kul
Today we drive from Osh to Sary Moogul village, via beautiful Alay ranges and over the Taldyk Pass (3615m). We will stop for a lunch in between. Once we pass the village of Sary Tash, the natural scenery of Pamir Alay range is spectacular. We will arrive Kyrgyz nomadic village near the lake Tulpar Kul, the village is close to see Lenin Peak (7134m).
Overnight in Nomadic yurt stay.  (B/L/D)

Day 3. Tulpar Kul - Lenin peak (Horse riding)- Sary Mogol
Today in the morning we will ride horses to see the Lenin Peak more closely. After picnic our car will meet you from Kashka Suu then we will drive to Sary Mogol village. You may drink Kyrgyz traditional Kumyz, (fermented horse milk). Local herders consume as local alcohol.
Overnight in homestay. (B/L/D)

Day 4. Sary Mogol - Kara Kul
Breakfast at the homestay. Start our first step to High Pamir, we depart the high mountains of the Pamir-Alay range, leaving behind us the cross roads of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and China. Kara kul means “black lake” but in spring, summer and autumn the water are almost always turquoise blue. Karakul lake spread its waters in Markansu valley – one of the most driest place in Central Asia. Surrounded by high mountains which block humid air masses the valley has less than 30 mm of precipitation a year which is 3 times less than in Karakoram desert.
Overnight at Home stay (Saadat). (B/L/D)

Day 5. Kara Kol – Rang Kol (Jol borluk jailoo, the wolves’ way)
After the breakfast drive from Kara Kul to Jol borluk jailoo. Views at this jailoo are amazing. You may see yaks, sheep and old tombs on the way. You may also see the top of Mustak Ata peak (7509m) from the side of Rang-Kul village. A trail in the gorge takes you up to the hill where you will have a stunning view of great pastures. Descend the hill and cross the river to arrive at the pasture. Observe and experience the daily routine of nomads. The day you arrive you join women making local bread. Bread will be made in a special local oven called “kazan”. Lunch in the yurt with fresh butter and bread.
After lunch you may visit by horse/donkey/yak to another neighbor jailoos just for fun, payable. We will have a picnic with traditional meal.
Overnight in the yurt (B/L/D)

Day 6. Rang Kol (Jol borluk jailoo, the wolves’ way) - Murghab
After breakfast early in the morning you may see how locals milk yaks and sheep. You can join in milking the yaks. Special boots and apron will be provided if needed. After milking you boil and drink fresh yak milk together with families, then you separate milk with the help of separator to get the butter. It’s the most delicious local butter. We call it “kaymak”. Drive to Murahab, overnight in homestay. Short excursion in Murghab. Join to the family to prepare traditional meal or bread.
Overnight in Home stay Gulnara. (B/L/D)

Day 7. Murghab - Langar (Wakhan Corridor)
Today we will drive to Langar via the Kargushi Pass (4344 meters). On this journey we leave behind the lush valleys of the M41 and enter to Wakhan Valley landscape that is rocky, mostly barren but nevertheless dramatic. This is the Pamir Highway we have anticipated, with the route between Khorog and Osh completed in 1931 across a Tibetan-plateau style high altitude terrain.
Overnight at Home stay. (B/L/D)

Day 8. Langar – Ishkashim (Wakhan Corridor)
Breakfast at the guesthouse. Today you will drive through the Wakhan Corridor to Ishkahsim (6h), a small town which is divided between Tajikistan and Afghanistan. En route you will visit Vrang to see a Buddhist Stupa (a reminder that Buddhism once flourished in the Wakhan), the museum of Sufi mystic, astronomer, and musician Mubarak Kadamm and his solar calendar in Yamg. There will be two additional stops, one at the Yamchun Fortress and the other at the Bibi Fatima hot spring, which is very famous among the locals.
Overnight at the guesthouse (B/L/D)

Day 9. Ishkashim - Khorog
Breakfast at the guesthouse. Drive along the banks of the Amu Darya (Oxus River), the physical border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan, to Khorog (5h), the capital of Gorno-Badakhshan (GBAO). Khorog is a lively town with a young, engaging population. You can visit the bustling bazaar or the botanical gardens, which are the second highest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. (B/L/D)

Day 10. Khorog–Kalaikhumb
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Kalai Khumb (6h) – also known as Darvaz, “the gateway” – last destination in the Pamir. Afghanistan is remarkably close as you drive along, and you will be able to see quite clearly the Afghan villages across the river. Overnight at Roma homestay or similar (BLD)

Day 11. Kalikhumb – Dushanbe
After breakfast drive to Dushanbe. We will cross the Shurabad Pass (2200m high) On the road we will visit the ancient fortress Hulbuk dated by VIII century recently restored under the decree of the president. The local guide will talk interesting stories about the life in the fortress, shows outlines of the bases of rooms, halls and harems of the local governor’s palace. Farewell dinner at Tajik restaurant.
Overnight at hotel (B/L/D)

Day 12. Dushanbe – Airport
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)