Pamir Highway and Wakhan Valley

Tour Duration: 10 days and 9 nights
Group Size: 2-16 pax
Route: Dushanbe – Vahdat-Vose-Kulob- Qalai Khumb- Khorog-Garmchashma-Ishkashim-Langar-Bulunkul-Yashilkul-Alichur-Bash Gumbez-Murgab-Rangkul-Karakul-Khorog-Qalai Khumb-Dushanbe
Season: Mid May-September
Tour Customizable: Yes


Cost includes:

- round trip transportation;
- full board meal according to itinerary;
- accommodation in homestays /hotels/guesthouse;
- English/Russian speaking guide;
- entrance fee to museums, hot springs and admission fee of Tajik national park.
Day 1- Dushanbe – Vahdat-Vose- Kulob-Qalai Khumb -435 km (10 hours)
  • Breakfast at home/hotel
  • Departure from Dushanbe to Qalai Khumb
  • Photo stop near Nurek Dam
  • Visit Hulbuk fortress and museum in Vose
  • Lunch at local restaurant in Kulob
  • Drive to Qalai Khumb through Kulob
  • Arrival to Qalai Khumb
  • Accommodation, dinner and overnight at a homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Day 2 – Qalai Khumb–Khorog - 260 km (8 hours)
  • Breakfast at homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Drive to Khorog
  • Lunch en route. Dinner in Chorbogh restaurant
  • Accommodation and overnight at a homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Day 3 – Khorog - 50 km
  • Breakfast at homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Sightseeing Khorog: city park, botanical garden, museum
  • Lunch in Varka café
  • Dinner in Shugnon restaurant
  • Overnight at homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Day 4 - Khorog– Ishkashim-Langar- 260 km (4 hours)
  • Breakfast at homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Drive to Garmchashma hot spring (for skin disease and other illnesses) at 7 am. Swim in the pool
  • Drive to Ishkashim
  • Lunch in Ishkashim
  • Drive to Bibi Fotima hotsprings
  • Visit Yamchun Fortress
  • Buddha stupa in Vrang village
  • On the way visit of Sufi educator Muborakkadam Wakhhoni museum in Yamg village and his solar calendar
  • Arrival to Langar. Dinner and overnight at a homestay
  • Day 5 – Langar-Bulunkul-Yashilkul - 130 km (4 hours)
  • Breakfast at a homestay
  • Hike to Petroglyphs (5 000 y.o.), sightseeing in the village, visit of shrines
  • Lunch in a homestay
  • Drive to Bulunkul village through Khargush pass
  • Visit Yashilkul and Bulunkul lakes
  • Dinner and overnight at Sharop's homestay
  • Day 6 – Bulunkul- Alichur- Bash gumbez - Murgab-Rangkul-Murgab- 298 km ( 6 hours)
  • Breakfast at a homestay
  • Drive to Alichur
  • Yak riding in Alichur (Optional)
  • Drive to Murgab. Lunch in Murgab
  • Drive to Rangkul. Camel riding in Rangkul (Optional)
  • Drive back to Murgab
  • Dinner and overnight in Pamir hotel
  • Day 7 – Murgab - Karakul Lake- 135 km (3 hours)
  • Breakfast at Pamir hotel
  • Drive to Karakul lake
  • Sightseeing Karakul Lake
  • Lunch in a homestay
  • Dinner and overnight in a homestay
  • Day 8 – Karakul Lake-Khorog- 455 km (10 hours)
  • Breakfast at a homestay
  • Drive to Khorog
  • Lunch en route (Alichur)
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • Overnight at homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Day 9 – Khorog- Qalai Khumb- 260 km (8 hours)
  • Breakfast at homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Drive to Qalai Khumb
  • Lunch en route
  • Dinner and overnight at homestay
  • Day 10- Qalai Khumb-Kulob-Dushanbe - 435 km (10 hours)
  • Breakfast at homestay/hotel/guesthouse
  • Drive from Qalai Khumb
  • Lunch in Kulob in local restaurant
  • Arrival to Dushanbe
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    Cost does not include:

    •  personal expenses
    • travel insurance
    • GBAO permit
    • yak riding and сamel riding

     

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