12 Days Dushanbe — Osh

Day 1:

«Dushanbe – Kulob – Khalikum

Transfer to Kulob excellent views. We will stop for photos shooting and a picnic. Visiting a small museum in Hulbuk before Kulob after that continue to the town mausoleum of Sheikh Said- Hamadoni dating from the first Islam period. Transfer to Kalaikum. The breathtaking landscape along the Panj river (Amu Darya). Across the river: Afghanistan. We will drive along the river, having picnic in the pristine nature. Overnight in home stay. (Meals BLD). »

Day 2:

«Kalikum — Gizeiv

Drive to Khorog along the Panj river. After Vanj valley we will enter into the Pamir region. On the way you will see many different villages. Views of the valley are amazing. Trek near Gezeiv: entering Bartangvalley. Walking up to Gezeiv in 2h30.We will meet with local people there and have lunch. Walk along small& very beautiful lakes, overnight in Homestay up there.(Meals BLD). »

Day 3:

«Geisev to Khorog (90 km)

From Geisev we walking down to Bartng valley again and leave for Khorog along river Pianj, border of Afghanistan. Having reached the capital of the Gorno-Badakshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO)
Khorog
The capital of Gorno-Badakshan Autonomous Oblast, Khorog is a small town that at various times has been under the control of the Russia, the Emirate of Bukhara and Afghanistan. The Russians built a fort here in the Soviet era, with Khorog being in a highly strategic location on the border with Afghanistan, but today it languishes and is one of the least developed parts of the country, with the Aga Khan Foundation contributing to the bulk of the local economy. It holds the distinction of being home the second highest botanical garden in the world, at 3900m. Overnight a traditional Pamiry guesthouse Meals; (BLD). »

Day 4:

«Khorog — Yamg.

On the way stop for hot springs at Garm-e-Chasma. After that we reach the mouth of the Wakhan River valley. This is where the 19th century Great Game ended, between the Russian and British empires. From here the road continues up along the north side of the river. There are amazing views of the Pamirs to the left and the Hindu Kush to the right. We will stop lunch in Ishkahsim. overnight in home stay. We will admire the Khakha Fortress, dating from the third century B C and rising from a platform of natural rock. Just 300m further on is the interesting Ismaili mazar (tomb) of Shah-i-Mardan Hazrati Ali. After that we move to next Zoroastrian «»Fortress of Fire Worshippers»». Further up the hillside are the hot springs at Bibi Fatima: minerals and very silty, the water at Bibi Fatima is crystal clear. Overnight in home stay. (Meals BLD). »

Day 5:

«Yamchun — Langar

Early morning drive along the Wakhan Corridor from Yamchun to Langar. There are several places of interest to stop. Above the village of Vrang, on a cliff-side pitted with caves, stands a Buddhist complex dating from 4th-7th centuries. At Yamg, visit the reconstructed home of Sufi mystic Muabara Kadam, who died in 1910. Near his house there is a stone pillar with a hole in it which he used to calculate a solar calendar. In the cool of the morning we climb up above Langar village to see the petroglyphs. Overnight in home stay. (Meals BLD). »

Day 6:

«Langar — Alichor

Drive from Langar to Bulunkul lake & Yashil kul lak, over the Khargush pass (4344m), The terrain here is desolate but has a stark beauty to it. Landscapes of the both lakes Yashilkul and Bulunkul are magnificent. On the way visit geizer. take time near the lake Yashil kul Overnight in Alichur. »
Then Alichor Village, From Alichor we continue our trip on the Pamir Highway to Keng-Shiber summer pasture The terrain here is desolate but grandiose. On the way Akbalik holy lake and to Bashgumbes village, 9km from the main road, you will see very old China’s tomb. Overnight in the yurt with the nomadic herders in Keng -Shiber summer pasture. (Meals BLD).

Day 7:

«Keng shiber – Zorkul lake – Kara Jilga – Jarty Gumbez

Morning we start trekking to Kara jilga via Zorkul lake through Belairyk valley (4200m), , on the way we will cross the pass Bel-Airik, (5015m). We will see Marco Polo sheep. From the pass great view of the lake. Other sit the valley our Jeep will meet Us. Overnight in Yurt in Kara Jilga, (If there will not nomadic at that time. Guests will stay in Jarty Gumbez). Meals (BLD)»

Day 8:

«Kara Jilga — Shaimak

Drive from Kara Jilga or Jarti Gumbez to Shaimak . First drive to Peack 5600m climbe up to the top and drive through Kuru Istik pass. After the pass we will reach Toktomush village. On the way pick nick and drive to Shaimak. overnight in Home stay, Meals (BLD). »

Day 9:

«Shaimak – Pishart valley Gumbezdikul

Drive from Shaimak through Rang kul to Pishart valley, on the way will see Mustak- Ata mountain in China’s site, you will see just top mountain & meteorite crater and we will cross the pass 4300 m drive by main road to Pishart. overnight in Yurt stay in Gumbezdikol summer pasture, Meals (BLD)»

Day 10:

«Gumbezdikul summer pasture – Murghab

Morning walking up to Gumbezdi kol valley good views of the valley and cross the pass Gumbezdikol 4700m. and down to Madian Valley. We will walking from Yurt to down to main road (Madian Vallay) 6 hours to the down. Will meet with the jeep and drive to Murghab. Over night in Murghab»
Morning visit to bazar and Handcraft shope having Lunch in Murghab drive to Kara kul lake(3914), the highest salted lake in Central Asia north over Akbaital pass (4655). Highest point of the journey,. Overnight in homestay. Meals (BLD).

Day 11:

«Kara kul – Sar mogol – Tulpar kul lake.

Drive t from Karakul lake to Tulpar kul lake near the lake good views of the Lenin Peak High mountain 7700m, over the Kyzyl-Art Pass (4282m) to the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Look behind you here for a stunning panorama of the Pamir Alai range. Overnight in Yurt. Meals (BLD). »

Day 12:

«Tulpar kul lake to osh

Early morning drive from Tulpar kul to Osh, on the way will see many Kyrgyz villages. On the way we will cross the pass Taldik 3600 m. from the pass will see very nice view of the Alay range . You may drink Kyrgyz traditional KIMIZ. We have to do lunch in Osh. After lunch explore bazar and Sulaimain mountain and Babur’s house. Overnight in Best Zhukov guesthouse in Osh , Meals (BLD). «

  • Arrival, and departure transfers
  • Meals as listed: 10 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 8 Dinners.
  • Entrance fees for sites listed as part of the itinerary
  • All transfers according the program (price includes driver’s per diem, road and parking fees, all necessary permissions fuel and taxes;)
  • Mineral water (1 L per day per person)
  • English speaking guide

Excluded:

  • International flights
  • Early check in
  • Any airport taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas
  • Drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary

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  • Important – early arrival is not included.
  • Some sightseeing places and excavations might be closed / not possible to visit due to local changes, reconstruction, roads condition, and security reasons. We do not guarantee all advised places will be covered, but we will try to do our best to cover them.
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