Tajikistan legend Tour 5
Tajikistan legend: Tour 5
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Kyrgyz border - Karakul Lake - Murgab - Khorog - Kalai Khum - Norak - Dushanbe
Day 1: Kyrgyz border - Karakul Lake - Murgab
We are happy to see you in Tajikistan. You will be met at the border and transfer to Murgab. You will drive over mountains and high passes as well as drive over Taldik pass, which is 3615 meters high. You will be impressed by unforgettable views. Right on the highway of the Pamir Tract is placed the light-blue lake of Karakul of 3, 815 and translated as "The Black Lake". Karakul is the highest large mountain lake of the world, not including those in Tibet and Titicaca. Then we will drive to Murgab. It says in the Pamir: "to arrive here and do not see Murgab is like not visiting the Pamirs at all". Afterwards we will drive over the highest Ak Baital pass of 4 655 m. We are sure you will love it. Transfer to a guesthouse.
Day 2: Murgab - Khorog
Today we will drive to Khorog along Pamir Highway or M41 Pamir Tract. It is defined to be the second highest mountain road after highway of Tibet. The way lies over mountains and passes on the elevations of more than 4 000 meters above sea level. You will drive over Koitezak pass (4 271 m) and admire special diversity of wildlife. See wild mammals as Turkestan rat, tiger-cat, grizzly bear, badger, stoat, fox, grey and red wolves as well as Marco Polo sheep and snow leopard. Rest is in a guesthouse.
Day 3: Khorog - Kalai Khum
In the morning you will travel to Kalai Khum village consisting of high rocky mountains over 6 000 meters. Here you will enjoy seeing the virgin environment and take wonderful photos. In addition, you will learn more about the ethnography, history and everyday life of mountain dwellers. We will stop in small villages to communicate with local people and to see their life. On the other side of the river you will see Afgan stony villages and beautiful gardens. Night is in a home stay.
Day 4: Kalai Khum - Norak - Dushanbe
Today we will travel to Dushanbe along Afghanistan border. You will drive over the Shuraba pass (2 267 m) and see unique mountains belonging to the Territory of Pamir Mountains. The Pamirs have inspired the world's utmost explorers as Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Then we will drive over the natural border - Pyanj River. The Pamirs got name as the giant mountain system the ocean of white and blue mountains. See the Norak water reservoir or Tajik Sea. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 5: Dushanbe
On this tour you will have the city tour. Today will visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament, then walk to the National park to see the Ministry of Inner Affairs and the biggest National Flag in the world of 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. In the afternoon we will visit to Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments and of course Asian bazar, full of fresh goods. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Flight
In the morning is transfer to the airport. Have a safe flight!
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 070 $
04 pax - 620 $
06 pax - 700 $
08 pax - 565 $
10 pax - 620 $
Single - 55 $
Half board - 75 $
Full board - 150 $
English speaking guide - 720 $ per group
Murgab - "Pamir" Guesthouse
Khorog - "Lal" Guesthouse
Kalai Khum - Homestays
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- GBAO permit
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide