Name of tour: Highlights of Tajikistan
Length: 8 days
Places of interest: Dushanbe, Khoburobot, Kalai Khum, Khorog, Langar, Yashikl Kul, Bulunkul, Murgab, Norak
Day 1: Dushanbe – Khoburubot – Kalai Khum
Today you will arrive to beautiful country Tajikistan. You will meet driver and transfer to Kalai Khum village through mountain road. You are going to pass over the high Pass called Khoburubot Pass of 3 252 m and it is also known as Western Pamir Tract. Along the way you will be impressed by the magnificent and admirable landscapes. Don’t miss a chance to take fabulous photos. You will also have a chance to meet local residents in small remote villages. Tajik people are by nature very hospitable and hardworking. There will be a chance to explore customs and traditions of the country. Tajikistan is rich with the stunning nature and we promise that you will like it. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Kalai Khum – Khorog
After delicious breakfast you will start amazing adventure to Khorog. It is considered to be the tiniest city in the world surrounded by magnificent mountains from all four sides. Khorog is situated on the confluence of the 3 rivers where Shokhdara river and Ghund river flow into Pyanj river. During the tour in Khorog you will get acquainted with Pamir people. Pamir people are different on the anthropological characteristics of the Tajiks they have blue eyes, light skin and hair. They are very beautiful. Travelling along the Pamir mountains you will see the highest mountains in the world with human population after the Himalayas in Tibet. The traditions and customs of Tajiks are differs due to the mountainous life. This night will be spent in the guesthouse.
Day 3: Khorog – Langar
Adventure starts with transferring along Tajik-Afgan border to Langar village. You will see the most picturesque landscapes of Tajikistan and take a lot of photos. Tajikistan is the Central Asia country that has the amazing mountains Pamir. It is famous due to stunning views, you will see with blue sky, endless roads as well snowy tops and valleys. Aklong the way you will marvel the breathtaking dry desserts on its way. Pamir is called as “the Roof of the World”. During the tour you will learn a lot of information and facts about Tajikistan. Pamir are situated at the height from 3 500 to 4 200 meters above sea level. The history of Tajikistan is very ancient and many civilizations lived here. People lived in different areas of the country and they were separated because of the mountainous terrain, which is why they have so many different language dialects. You will spend the night in a homestay.
Day 4: Langar – Yashil Kul Lake – Bulunkul Lake – Murgab
Every day is a great trip and you will start moving to Murgab city. Usually Tajiks say that "If you are traveling in Tajikistan and do not want to visit Murghab, then you have not seen the country." Along the way you will drive along the amazing Naizatash pass which is 4 137 m. The terrains of Murgab is rich with fascinating peaks that reaches the height 6 000 meters above sea level. The surface of Murgab looks like the Moon, it really beautiful and you will have a chance to take a lot of amazing photos. The nature of this site is really wonderful and people say that is like the present of God. Murghab climate is similar with Arctic. There is dry air, short summers, winters with rare snow but freeze. You will be impressed by the views of the city. The overnight is in the guesthouse.
Day 5: Murgab – Yashil Kul Lake – Bulunkul Lake – Khorog
Today we will drive to the most beautiful lakes of the Pamirs as Yashil Kul and Bulunkul (Blue lakes). They are situated on the altitude of 3 700 meters above sea level near the Murghab district. The color of the Bulunkul lake is violet as well as dark blue depending on sunlight. There are no fish in the lake. On the route you will find a lot of domestic animals as yaks, cows, and sheep. They reproduce wool, milk and meat. Then we will drive over Naizatash pass of 4 137 m. Being there you will take wonderful photos and enjoy landscape. In the second half of the day we will drive to Khorog along Pamir Highway, also known as M41 Pamir Tract. You will be impressed by the second highest mountain road after highway of Tibet. It lies on the elevations of more than 4 000 meters above sea level. Overnight will be spent in the guesthouse.
Day 6: Khorog – Kalai Khum
This day you will travel from Khorog to Kalai Khum. You are going to explore the fascinating high rocky mountains of over 6 000 meters. It was possible to build one road here. During the tour you will transfer along the magnificent Mountains of Pamir. Visitors usually admire the pristine nature and have a chance discover the way of life of local people. You will also have a chance to know more facts about mountain dwellers. Today you will also meet the local people and explore they lifestyle. We sure you will have vivid impressions and observe the amazing remote villages. There you will observe people that live near mountains in the remote valleys. On another side you will observe Afgan stony villages. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 7: Kalai Khum – Norak – Dushanbe
After breakfast you will transfer to Dushanbe city. This day you will cross by Afghanistan border. During the tour you will run over the picturesque Shuraba pass 2 267 m. You will be impressed by celestial mountains and fabulous views. This is also the area of Pamir Mountains. During the centuries Pamir inspired a lot of great explorers as Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar and others. Our company also organizes the perfect tours in this beautiful territory. You will cross the natural border Pyanj River. You will have a chance to take amazing photos today and have vivid memories for life. Travelers who travelled in Pamir usually call the mountains the system of white and blue colors. Today you will also visit the fascinating Norak water reservoir or Tajik Sea. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 8: Dushanbe – Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02-04 pax – Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax – 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax – 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax – 1 385 $
04 pax – 835 $
06 pax – 915 $
08 pax – 755 $
10 pax – 820 $
Single – 140 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 55 $
Half board – 105 $
Full board – 210 $
English speaking guide – 655 $ per group
Kalai Khum – “Karon Palace” Hotel 4*
Khorog – “Lal” Guesthouse
Langar – Home stay
Murgab – “Pamir” Guesthouse
Dushanbe – “Meridian” Hotel 3*
- Museum entrances
- Provision of mineral water
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- GBAO permit
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa &visa support
- English speaking guide