Name of trip: Mountain Adventures
Tour’s destinations: Dushanbe, Kalai Khum, Khorog
Arrival to: Dushanbe
Departure from: Dushanbe
Day 1: Dushanbe – Hissor – Dushanbe
This day you will have a full day highlight tour where you will discover the best attractions. This day you will discover the interesting attractions and remarkable sites of the capital. During the tour you will explore Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. After that you will wander along National park where you will take photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs. You will have a chance to observe the biggest National Flag in the world – 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. Further you will discover ancient attributes in Central Museum. You will continue the tour with travelling 35 km to visit Hissor fortress (VII–XVII centuries). You will experience that it was erected on the side of a large hill. A high fortress wall 1 meter thick with loopholes for guns and cannons was built of baked bricks. It is one of the most famous historical monuments of Tajikistan, was built to protect the local population and trade caravans from the raids of nomads, is one of the oldest and largest architectural monuments of Central Asia. The fortress has a main gate-arch, built in the 16th century by the Emir of Bukhara. At that time, the fortress served as the residence of the Emir of Bukhara. The fortress with walls about 1 meter thick consisted of a huge courtyard with a swimming pool and a large garden. Large staircases and brick-lined terraces led up to the main entrance. You will discover that here are situated interesting attractions as the recently restored monuments of “Madrasa I Kuhna” (new school of 16th-17th centuries), mosque; the mausoleum of “Mahdumi Azam” (16th century). Then you will travel to the capital Dushanbe. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe – Khoburubot – Kalai Khum
In the morning you will departure to Kalai Khum village. This day you will transfer through the picturesque mountain road. Today you will also travel along the mesmerizing Khoburubot Pass (3 252) known as Western Pamir Tract. This day you will transfer via fabulous roads and discover flora and fauna, enjoy beautiful panoramic views and you will have photo stops to take photos of beautiful gorges and rivers. Today you will have a chance to break at small villages and meet the local inhabitants. During the tour, you will be able to find out that the Tajiks are by nature kind and good people who love to work. They are hospitable and welcome any guest, and always treat everyone with the best. You will also be able to explore that in Tajikistan people love folklore, respect customs and traditions. On the tour, lovers of the exotic and new culture will be happy to explore the wild nature. You will also be attracted to the mountain ranges of Tajikistan. This night will be in the home stay where you will have a chance to explore way of local people’s life.
Day 3: Kalai Khum – Khorog
This day you will transfer to Khorog. This is a city in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan, located on the border with Afghanistan, at the confluence of the Gunt River with the Panj River. The city is located in a mountain gorge at an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level. Due to the fact that Khorog is surrounded by rocks on all sides, the climate in it is mild, the summers are not hot and the winters are not frosty. This day you will have a chance to meet Pamir people. During the tour, you will be able to explore that the Pamir people are anthropologically different from the Tajiks. Many Pamiris are people with light hair, blue eyes, and fair skin. In the tour you will also be able to explore that the Pamir Mountains are the largest mountain system with most of the world's population after the Himalayas and Tibet. The remote life in the regions made the customs and traditions of the Pamir people different from the Tajiks. This night you will spend the night in the guesthouse.
Day 4: Khorog – Kalai Khum
Today you will start the tour with travelling from Khorog to Kalai Khum. This day you will travel the same road as you had before. In the tour you will be able to explore that there are high mountains that reach a height of 6000 meters. And for this reason, there is only one possible road. In the tour you will be able to explore the pure nature, enjoy the beautiful scenery, explore the ethnography, history, culture and also explore the charming views. In the tour you will be able to explore about the mountain people, and learn how life began. Today in the tour you will break at the small villages where you will visit local people and to see their way of life. This day you will observe the villages that are located on both sides of the river in narrow mountain valleys. In course of the tour observe Afghan stony villages and gardens. You will spend the night in the home stay.
Day 5: Kalai Khum – Norak – Dushanbe
This day you will travel to Dushanbe. Today you will travel along the fascinating Afghanistan border. You will have a chance to transfer along the fascinating Shuraba pass (2 267 m). Like all travelers, you will be amazed by the beauty of the Pamir Mountains. Our clients on the tour will be able to explore that this is the territory of the mountains. And as it is known that the Pamir Mountains amaze with their beauty, power, and nature, and so many explorers have tried to enjoy the beautiful mountains and explore the charming Pamirs - Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Today you will have an opportunity to discover these unique mountains. After that you will travel along the natural border – Pyanj River. A lot of people who have ever traveled to the Pamirs call it system the ocean of white and blue mountains. In course of the tour you will discover Norak water reservoir. This reservoir also called as Tajik Sea. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 6: Dushanbe – Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Price per person:
02 pax – 1 010 $
04 pax – 600 $
06 pax – 640 $
08 pax – 525 $
10 pax – 565 $
Single – 80 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 55 $
Half board – 80 $
Full board – 160 $
English speaking guide – 520 $ per group
02-04 pax – Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax – 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax – 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Dushanbe – “Meridians” Hotel 3*
Kalai Khum – Home stays
Khorog – “Lal” Guesthouse
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- GBAO permit
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide