The Roof of the world

The Roof of the world

The Roof of the world, Tajikistan tours.

Name of trip: The Roof of the world 

Tour’s destinations: Dushanbe, Kalai Khumb, Khorog, Langar, Murgab 

Arrival to:  Dushanbe

Departure from: Dushanbe

Day 1: Dushanbe – Hissor – Dushanbe
Today you will meet the driver at the airport and after that you will travel to the city Dushanbe. You are going to have the city tour. During the tour you will discover amazing sites as Rudake Park, National library, White House, National state seal, and House of parliament. This day you will also have a chance to explore the National park where guests of the country will have great opportunity to take photos of Ministry of Inner Affairs and National flag. Travelling here you will discover the biggest National flag of Tajikistan in the world - 165 m high pole, 30 m wide, 60 m long. Further you will discover Central Museum where you will have a chance to learn the history. Then you will discover Hissor (7th -17th centuries) that was situated on the high hill. In the past, it was the residence of the Emir of Bukhara, a high fortress wall with a thickness of 1 meter with loopholes for cannons and cannons was built from burnt bricks. Here you can also see that the main gate has a traditional feudal military architecture of a concise and simple appearance. In the past, there was a swimming pool, a green and inviting garden, and also on the square there was a noisy and lively market with a caravanserai. Travelers can explore the two majestic towers and gates here. This day you will have a chance to see “Madrasa I Kuhna” dated back to 16th-17th centuries was reconstructed and you can explore the mausoleum of Mahdumi Azam” built in 16th century. This night you will rest in the hotel.

Day 2: Dushanbe – Khoburubot – Kalai Khum
After breakfast you will travel along the fabulous  Khoburubot Pass (3 252 meters) that is famous as Western Pamir Tract to the village Kalai Khum. During the tour you will discover the fabulous and gorgeous scenery and be inspired by the enchanting gorges in the terrain. Today you will also have a chance to make photos and enjoy the nature. Today you will meet the local inhabitants and observe the hospitality. This day you will discover that Tajiks are kind, friendly and hardworking. You will also explore that Tajiks are very hospitable, but they also respect their customs and traditions very much, and they also respect the older generation. They also revere their folklore and respect their elders. Night you will rest in the home stay

Day 3: Kalai Khum – Khorog
Today you will start the tour with travelling to the smallest city in the world – Khorog. In the tour you will be able to explore that Khorog is a city that is located on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan, and it is the administrative center of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region. During the tour, you will also be able to explore that the city is located at the bottom of a deep gorge at an altitude of 2200 meters. During the tour, you will be able to see the Pamir people. Customers of the company will be able to explore that Tajiks are different from Pamirs, they have blue eyes, light hair, and also light skin. In the tour you can explore that the Pamir Mountains are among the highest in the world in terms of population after the Himalayas in Tibet. Due to the fact that people lived far from each other, they began to separate customs and traditions, as well as language and dialects. This nigh you will rest in the guesthouse.

Day 4: Khorog – Langar
This day you are going to Langar village. You will discover that this village is situated in the heart of Asia. Pamir is the highest mountain junction not only in Tajikistan, but also in the entire Soviet Union. Tajikistan is a land of sky-high mountains, turbulent rivers, fertile valleys, eternal ice and hot springs. The Pamir is a giant mountain system located in the southern part of Central Asia and north of the Himalayas. The peoples of Central Asia call the Pamirs "the roof of the world" and "the foot of Mithras". In the XVIII-XX centuries, this region became the scene of a clash between Great Britain and the Russian Empire. Pamirs located at an altitude of 3,500 to 4,200 meters above sea level. During the tour you will have a chance to discover Buddhist complex (4th – 7th centuries) that located above the Varang village. Upon arrival to Langar you will have a tour to Abreshim Kala known as a Silk Fortress. You will rest the night in the home stay.

Day 5: Langar – Yashil Kul Lake – Bulunkul Lake – Murgab
In the morning you will star the tour with exploring two beautiful lakes called as Yashil Kul and Bulunkul (Blue lakes). Yashilkul Podprudnoe Lake, which means "Green Lake", is located in the mountains of the Southern Pamir in Tajikistan. Along the southern shore of Yashilkul stretches a high rocky ridge, composed mainly of granite. This ridge is a spur of the South Alichur ridge and reaches an altitude of almost 6000 meters above sea level.You can also visit Lake Bulunkul, a lake of tectonic origin located in the Murghab district of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan at an altitude of 3737.4 meters above sea level. The main food is provided by the Koitezak River and to a small extent by numerous springs on the banks. During the tour you will discover domestic animal as a yaks, a massive cloven-hoofed animal that has a very exotic taste that gives people milk and meat. This day you will also continue the tour with travelling along fascinating Khargush pass 4 344 meters high. This night you will rest in the guesthouse.

Day 6: Murgab – Khorog 
M41 known as Pamir Tract is a road runs via Pamir Highway. Today you will see the highest mountain road after Tibet. During the tour you will have a chance to discover the charming passes and gorgeous mountains on the altitude of more than 4 000 meters above sea level. Today you will also travel via Koitezak pass is 4 271 meters high. You will explore that in such a remote and mountainous area live such a rich flora and fauna and live such unique species of animals as: Turkestan rat, tiger-cat, grizzly bear, badger, stoat, fox, grey and red wolves, huge population of Marco Polo sheep, listed in red book endangered snow leopard. You will rest the night in the guesthouse.

Day 7: Khorog – Kalai Khum
In the morning you will travel from Khorog to Kalai Khumas. This day you will be able to discover the same road that you had before. There are situated high mountains more than 6000 meters, it was possible to build only one road. Being here you will have a cance to discover the beauty and improbability of this place. This day you will also have a chance to explore ethnography, history and everyday life of mountain shelters and with this you can imagine how the history of humanity created, immerse in the history and traditions. This day you will also break at small settlements and discover the way of live of locals. Today you will observe houses on the both sides of the river mountain valleys. The overnight is in the home stay. 

Day 8: Kalai Khum – Norak – Dushanbe  
This day you will transfer back to the capital of Tajikistan – Dushanbe. Today you will complete the transferring along Afghanistan boarder where you explored a lot of thing. During the tour you will travel along the high Shubara pass 2 267 meters high. This day you will be inspired by the charm of the territory and discover the beauty of this part, which is also part of the Pamirs. For many years this part of the Pamirs has attracted such discoverers Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Today you will also have a chance to travel to such beautiful places where you will have chance to immerse into the culture and traditions. Along the way you will discover that many tourists also call this part of the Pamirs system the ocean of white and blue mountains. Today you will discover wonderful natural border – Pyanj River and Norak water reservoir that is known as Tajik Sea. This night you will rest in the hotel.

Day 9: Dushanbe – Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 


Price per person:
02 pax – 1 385 $
04 pax – 840 $
06 pax – 935 $
08 pax – 775 $
10 pax – 845 $
Single – 95 $

Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 55 $ 

Half board – 130 $
Full board – 255 $ 

English speaking guide – 695 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Dushanbe – “Meridian” Hotel 3*
      Kalai Khum – Homestay
      Khorog – “Lal” Guesthouse
      Langar – Homestay
      Murgab – “Pamir” Guesthouse
- museum entrance
- Mineral water supply

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

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