Discover Tajikistan: Tour 3
Duration: 9 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Hissor - Khoburubot - Kalai Khum - Khorog - Langar - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake - Murgab - Norak - Dushanbe
Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
Welcome to Tajikistan! On arrival at the airport you will be picked up and transferred to Dushanbe. Today you will have a city tour and visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. Walk to the National park then Ministry of Inner Affairs and National flag. National flag of Tajikistan is defined to be the biggest in the world its dimension of 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. Afterwards we will visit Hisor fortress found in the 7th -17th centuries and located on the high hill and was a residence of the delegate of the Emir of Bukhara. The fortress had wall 1m thick and holes for weapons and guns. In past times there was a pool, green and attractive garden, on the square was busy and noisy market with a caravan serai. In addition, travelers will see the mosque of "Madrasa I Kuhna" of the 16th-17th centuries were rebuilt. Then visit the mausoleum of Mahdumi Azam" built in 16th century. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Khoburubot - Kalai Khum
On this tour we will pass via Khoburubot Pass with altitude 3 252 meters known as Western Pamir Tract to the village Kalai Khum. On the way you will be impressed by gorgeous and wonderful gorges in the terrain. Don't miss to take photos on a tour. Travelling in Tajikistan you will get acquainted with local people and learn more about their hospitality. Tajik people are very kind and respect their culture and traditions. Overnight is in home stay
Day 3: Kalai Khum - Khorog
In the morning we will travel to a small city as Khorog. The city is enclosed by mountains and it appeared on the merge of the 3 rivers where Shokhdara river and Ghund river flow into Pyanj river. On the way you will meet Pamir people. They have blonde hair, fair skin and blue eyes. They are differs from other Tajik people. Pamirs Mountains are the highest mountains in the world with human population after the Himalayas in Tibet. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Khorog - Langar
On this day of tour, we will drive to Langar village which is located in the very heart of Asia. Pamir is the place of great mountains covered with snow clear water - lakes and rivers, green valleys and golden desert. It is also called "the Roof of the World" and located at an altitude of 3,500 to 4,200 meters above sea level. Pamirs have different dialects or languages. On the way you will stop to see a Buddhist complex of 4th - 7th centuries located above the Vrang village. In Langar we will have an excursion in Abreshim Kala known as a Silk Fortress. Night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Langar - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake - Murgab
Yashil Kul and Bulunkul (Blue lakes) are well-known for its attractiveness and situated in the Murghab distric on the altitude of 3 700 meters above sea level. Bulunkul has exclusive water it is color it is subtle interaction of purple and blue. There are a lot of fish in the lake. On the way you will see domestic animal as a yaks. They produce milk and meat products. You will drive via the Khargush pass 4 344 meters high. Rest is in a guesthouse.
Day 6: Murgab - Khorog
M41 known as Pamir Tract and road there goes from side to side Pamir Highway. After Tibet Tajikistan has the second highest mountain road. This road goes via the passes and mountains on the altitude of more than 4 000 meters above sea level. Here you will pass over Koitezak pass of 4 271 meters high. Here you will see animals as Turkestan rat, tiger-cat, grizzly bear, badger, stoat, fox, grey and red wolves, population of Marco Polo sheep and snow leopard. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 7: Khorog - Kalai Khum
Today we will drive from Khorog to Kalai Khumas. You will see one road that was built because of highly mountains over 6 000 meters high. Travelers will enjoy the beauty of this attractive and pristine nature. Learn more about the ethnography, history and everyday life of mountain shelters. We are sure you will like it on a tour. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 8: Kalai Khum - Norak - Dushanbe
We will pass over Afghanistan boarder and see the highest point as Shubara pass 2 267 meters high. This part of Pamir Mountains is not mediocre in beauty to others. It was inspired by Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. On this tour you will learn more about the whole country to see its beauty culture and traditions. In the end of day, we will travel over a natural border - Pyanj River and Norak water reservoir or Tajik Sea. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 9: Dushanbe - Airport
In the morning is 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 - 840 $
06 pax - 935 $
08 pax - 775 $
10 pax - 845 $
Single - 95 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 55 $
Half board - 130 $
Full board - 255 $
English speaking guide - 695 $ per group
Dushanbe - "Meridian" Hotel 3*
Kalai Khum - Homestay
Khorog - "Lal" Guesthouse
Langar - Homestay
Murgab - "Pamir" Guesthouse
- Museum entrance
- Mineral water supply
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- GBAO permit
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa &Visa support
- English speaking guide