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Jeep Tour to the Pamir highway, Tajikistan - 10 Days

Description of Region and Tour: Pamir highway tour

Day 1/ Dushanbe via Istanbul or other international flight

Meet in the airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 1/

Dushanbe – Gizar – Dushanbe 30+30km

Breakfast.

Sightseeing the Dushanbe city:

 Tajikistan United Museum – includes the exhibits on history, natural history and art.

 Museum of ethnography – professional showcase of 20th centure Tajik art. The collection includes pottery, carpets, cloaks, embroidery, jeweler, musical instruments, woodwork and more. Sleeping Budda.

 Monument Somoni and park Rudaki

Lunch in local restoran.

 Hissar fortress 30km outside of city – the remains of an 18th century fortress, occupied until 1924 is located in 30 km west of Dushanbe. Beside the fortress are two plain madrassahs, one dating from the 18th century and the other 19th, and beyond them is the mausoleum of 16th century (25km). Drive to Dushanbe.

Dinner at national chayhana Rohat

Overnight in hotel

Day 2 /

Douchanbe – Kalai Khum (380km)

Breakfast. Drive to Kalai Khum.

In the way excursion on fortress Hulbuk - The ancient fortress and site of ancient settlement of Hulbuk is in Vose district of Hatlon region in settlement Kurbonshaid. The huge territory in IX century between Vahshem and

Lunch.

Drive to Kalai Hum. Overnight in guesthouse.

Day 3/

Kalai Khum – Poi Mazor village (200km)

Breakfast. Drive to Vanj district. Lunch.

This region is much more strongly Muslim and this can be seen in the conservative dress and beards. Over a mountain pass to Kalaikhum and the scenery and people change again. Here the people are Pamirs, not Tajiks, a number of separate tribal groups with their own languages.

Drive to village Poi Mazor, last village in this valley, near the high mountains.

Dinner and overnight in the guest house.

Day 4/

Poi Mazor village - glacier Kashola and Medved (200km)

Breakfast. Trekking day.

Trek to glaier Kashola and Medved. Picnic.

Evening back to village Poi Mazor. Dinner and overnight in the guest house.

Day 5/

Poi Mazor – Khorog 240km

Breakfast. Drive to Khorоg. Follow the fascinating road along the Afghan border. On the Tajik side, the road is asphalted and buildings have metal and glass in their construction. On the Afghan side, about 100m away, everything is mud, wood and donkey tracks.

Lunch.

Khorog is the capital of Gorno-Badakshan oblast (since 1925). It is a comparatively small city. Before the revolution there were only two kishlaks. They were connected by mountain paths. The valley in these places is very narrow, so city consists of one street. It is surrounded by gardens. Its green costume is made of apple, apricot and mulberry trees.

City tour: museum, botanic gardens, bazaar.

Dinner. Overnight in hotel.

Day 6/

Khorog – Ishkashim 180km

Breakfast. Drive to Ishkashim.

In the way excursion Garmchashma. Lunch.

It is situated on the right shore of the river Garmchashma and upper part of the valley settlement of Garmchashma district. It takes its beginning from lime rock there is the altar, connected with the origin of the source, and which is protected with wall and makes its way through earth and rocks, forming a pool. I

Day 7/

Ishkashim – village Yamg (Vahan corridor) 150km

Day 8/

village Yamg – village Langar (Vahan corridor) 40km

Day 9/

Village Langar –Yashikul lake - 130km

Day 10/

Yashikul lake – Murgab 140km

Day 11/

Murgab – Karakul lake 145km

Day 12/

Karakul lake - Murgab 145km

Day 13/

Murgab – Jelondi 180km

Day 14/

Jelondi – Kalai Khum 340km

Day 15/

Kalai Khum – Dushanbe 280km

Day 16/

Dushanbe  via Istanbul or other international flight

Food: Included
Transfer: Included
Country: Tajikistan
Best Deal:
Yes
Airport: Dushanbe
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Zarafshon Tourism Association
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): Yes
Link to reviews: https://www.facebook.com/Panjakent-intour
Guide Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Experience Level: Easy
Tour operator name: Panjakent-intour
Min group size: 2
Max group size: 8
Duration: 16
Provided Accommodation: Tent and Hostel/Hotel
Included in service: * twin accommodation * meals full board * transport * guide * transfers * entry fees * commission of company
Not included in Service: * single accommodation * international and local flight * foto and video * tips for guide and driver * visa
Recommended Season:
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Summer
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Guaranteed departure dates: tbd
Remarks: Tbd
Terms and Conditions: tbd
Listing created Feb 27, 2015

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