Travel in Tajikistan: Tour 6

Travel in Tajikistan: Tour 6
Destination:
Tajikistan
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Norak - Kalai Khum - Khorog - Langar - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake - Murgab - Kyzyl Art border


Day 1: Dushanbe
We are happy to see you in Tajikistan. The driver will meet you in the airport and accompany to Dushanbe. You will have a guided city tour and visit Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. The next destination is visiting National park where we can see 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 second part of day we will drive to visit Gurminj Museum of traditional musical instruments and Asian bazaar. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 2: Dushanbe - Norak - Kalai Khum
This tour will start by travelling to Kalai Khum village. On the way you will admire beauty of Norak water reservoir or Tajik Sea. We will drive via Shuraba pass (2 267 m) and after drive along Afghanistan border. On tour travelers will see the unique mountains of the Territory of Pamir Mountains. They were enthused the world's greatest explorers as Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Then we will drive along natural border as Pyanj River. Rest is in a homestay.

Day 3: Kalai Khum - Khorog
Today we will travel to Khorog. It is one of the smallest cities on the map of the world and enclosed by rocky mountains from all four sides. The town was built on the confluence of the 3 rivers where Shokhdara river and Ghund river flow into Pyanj river. Being in Khorog you will meet Pamir people with blonde hair, fair skin and blue eyes. Pamirs Mountains are the highest mountains in the world with human population after the Himalayas in Tibet.

Day 4: Khorog
Today is a guided city tour. We will visit the Botanical Garden bounded by many gardens. Over the east part of the city at an altitude of 2320m above sea level on the coastal zone of the Shakhdara River is located the famous Pamir Botanical Garden with unique plants, brought from different parts of the world. Here we will visit city park and handicraft shop as well as museum. In addition, we will visit a local bazar. Transfer to a guesthouse.

Day 5: Khorog - Langar
In the morning we will drive along Tajik Afgan border to Langar village. It is located in in the heart of Asia, the Pamirs are a corner of snow-capped, celestial mountains, transparent clear blue waters of lakes and rivers. The highest mountains of the world are called "the Roof of the World". The land of Pamirs is located at elevations from 3 500 to 4 200 meters above sea level. In past times, communities were inaccessible from each other by blocked mountain ranges, and advanced into separate reserves with different dialects as well as languages. Night is in a home stay.

Day 6: Langar
In the morning we will explore the Langar village and Wakhi people. In the early morning you hike up for around 2 hours above Langar village to see the petroglyphs. In addition, you will see the Hindu Kush range and visit Abreshim Qala (Silk fort) and the shrine of Shoh Qambari Oftob. Overnight is in home stay.

Day 7: Langar - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake - Murgab
See the most beautiful lakes of the Pamirs are Yashil Kul and Bulunkul (Blue lakes), located on the altitude of 3 700 meters above sea level, are placed in the Murghab district. The color of water in Bulunkul is violet and dark-blue depending on sunlight. There are a lot of fish in the lake. There is the opportunity to see yaks giving milk and meat products. On the way to the lake you will drive over Khargush pass (4 344 m). Night is in a guesthouse.

Day 8: Kyzyl Art border
Transfer to Kyrgyz border.


Transport:
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex


Price per person:
02 pax - 1 375 $
04 pax - 830 $
06 pax - 940 $
08 pax - 770 $
10 pax - 850 $
Single - 60 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $

Half board - 105 $
Full board - 210 $

English speaking guide - 1010 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
Kalai Khum - Home stays
Khorog - "Lal" Guesthouse
Langar - Home stays
Murgab - "Pamir" Guesthouse
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide