Tajikistan trip 2


Tajikistan trip 2, Travel in Tajikistan. 

Tajikistan trip 2
Destination: Tajikistan
Duration of the tour: days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Khoburubot - Kalai Khum - Khorog - Langar - Murgab - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake - Khorog - Kalai Khum- Norak - Dushanbe

A tour that will show all the beauty and power of nature you can find there. The landscape that allowed you to create settlements high in the mountains as well as fast rivers will allow you to relax and calm the anxiety in your soul. You can find what was hidden at a great height are the incredible mountain rivers of the Pamirs. The view of these mountains will fascinate you with its power.

Day 1: Dushanbe - Khoburubot - Kalai Khum
Upon arrival to airport you will be met and transferred to Kalai Khum village through mountain road. The road to it will go via Khoburubot Pass of 3 252 m and also known as Western Pamir Tract. In course of the tour you will witness the picturesque river valley and gorges. Here you will be able to have stops to make captivating photos. During the tour you will have an opportunity to see small remote villages where you communicate with locals. During it you will notice that Tajik people are very kind and hospitable. While communicate with them you will learn more about their culture and traditions. On the tour in Tajikistan you will be mesmerized by the exotic landscape and background of evergreen valleys. The night will be spent in the hotel.

Day 2: Kalai Khum - Khorog
In the morning you will start to drive to Khorog. You will be impressed to know that even its one of the smallest cities that surrounded by high mountains you can see here a lot of things. The city is located in the confluence of rivers - Shokhdara river and Ghund river flow into Pyanj river. On the way to this city you will have an opportunity to meet the famous Pamir people. You will be amazed to know that they have different appearance from Tajik. You will see Pamir people with blonde hair, fair skin and blue eyes. Moreover it will be interesting to know that Pamirs Mountains are considered to be the highest mountains in the world with human population after the Himalayas in Tibet. Mountainous life changed traditions of local people from Tajik people. Today you will have the night in a guesthouse.

Day 3: Khorog - Langar
Toady you will have an interesting way through driving via Tajik-Afgan border to Langar village. During the tour you will observe the beauty of famous Pamir mountains. Here you will be able to enjoy the mountains that reach blue sky, snowy tops, valleys as well as lakes and rivers. These mountains used to be known as "the Roof of the World" for a long time. You will get more information about them in the tour. You will be impressed by the fact that Pamirs is located at elevations from 3 500 to 4 200 meters above sea level. The Pamir people were isolated for many years due to this they developed their culture as well as have different dialects even among them. Overnight will be in a homestay. 

Day 4: Langar - Murgab
Toady your destination is Murgab city. Tajiks say: "if you travelled in Tajikistan and didn't visit Murgab, it means your holidays were here in vain". During the way you will drive through the Naizatash pass which lays on the altitude of 4 137 m. Upon arrival you will be impressed by the fact that the area of the Murgab City is located on the elevation of 6 000 meters above sea level. Moreover this place is known as the Moon, due to its surface. The view of it will be remembered forever. Due to the height the climate of Murghab city is very cold. You may feel dry air, short summers, winters with rare snow but freeze. In general this city remains mysterious due to it tours to this place has great popularity. The night will be spent in a guesthouse.

Day 5: Murgab - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake - Khorog
In course of the tour you will drive to Khorog. On the way to it ypu will have a stop to the impressive lakes of the Pamirs as Yashil Kul and Bulunkul known as Blue lakes. You can find this lake on the elevation of 3 700 meters above sea level near the Murghab district. There are no fish in the lake. While being there you will have a chance to see the domestic animals as yaks, cows, and sheep. This animal can give wool, milk and meat. After it he road goes through the Naizatash pass of 4 137 m where it will be possible to take a lot of impressive photos. Then the road to Khorog will go via Pamir Highway, also known as M41 Pamir Tract. You will be impressed by the second highest mountain road after highway of Tibet, which elevation is more than 4 000 meters above sea level. Overnight will be spent in the guesthouse.

Day 6: Khorog - Kalai Khum
Today your destination is Kalai Khum that lays in the height of 6 000 meters. And this is the reason why there only one road was possible to build. There is only one road which was built. The road of Pamirs is famous for its pristine nature and the opportunity to learn more about ancient history of mountain dwellers.  Moreover you will meet the local families that can describe you the nomadic way of life. There are remote villages will not leave anyone indifferent. Also you can see Afgan stony villages. The night will be in the hotel.

Day 7: Kalai Khum - Norak - Dushanbe 
In the morning you will be transferred to Dushanbe city the road to which goes through Afghanistan border. The highest pass of the day will be Shuraba pass which altitude is 2 267 m. This road can mesmerize anyone by its celestial mountains. The Pamir mountain impressed even such great explores as Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar and others. Nowadays you have an opportunity to witness that view that had all this great people of the past. There is the border of Pyanj River. You will get a lot of beautiful photos during the tour. During the time many travelers described them as the giant mountain of white and blue colors. In addition you will see the famous Norak water reservoir or Tajik Sea. Overnight will be spent in the hotel. 

Day 8: Dushanbe - Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 

 

Transport:
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

 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
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