Tajik melody Tour 7
Duration: 9 days
Places to visit: Dushanbe - Hissor - Norak - Kalai Khum - Khorog - Ishkashim - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake - Khoburubot - Dushanbe
Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
Our company prepared outstanding offer on Tajik melody Tour 7. Meet the driver at the airport and travel to Dushanbe. We will drive 35 km to visit Hisor fortress of VII-XVII centuries. On arrival you will see the fortress used to be the residence of the delegate of the Emir of Bukhara which is placed on a high hill and was well defended with 1 m thick walls as well as a pool and a garden. In past times there was a busy market square with a caravan serai and shops. In addition, you will find "Madrasa I Kuhna" of the 16th-17th centuries, mosque; the mausoleum of "Mahdumi Azam" of the 16th century. Visit Botanical garden and Victory Park. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Norak - Kalai Khum
In the morning we will drive to Kalai Khum village. On the way you will be impressed by Norak water reservoir or simply Tajik Sea. You will pass over Shuraba pass of 2 267 m and drive along Afghanistan border belonging to the Territory of Pamir Mountains inspired by the world's greatest explorers as Marco Polo, Hsuan Tsang, Mirza Muhammad Haidar. Then you will drive along natural border - Pyanj River and enjoy the scenery of the Pamirs on tours. Night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Kalai Khum - Khorog
In the morning we will travel to Khorog and get inspiration of rocky mountains from all four sides. This city appeared on the confluence of the 3 rivers where Shokhdara river and Ghund river flow into Pyanj river. Here you will meet Pamir people with perfect appearance as blonde hair, fair skin and blue eyes. Pamirs Mountains are the highest mountains in the world with human population after the Himalayas in Tibet. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Khorog - Ishkashim
Today you will drive to the small village of Ishkashim that is the capital of Ishkoshim District in Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Province in south-east of the country. It is located on the Panj River. The Panj River is a branch of the Amu Darya which is 1 125 km long and forms a significant part of the Afghanistan and Tajikistan border. The village of Ishkoshim is situated opposite a town of the same name in Afghanistan, though the name of the Afghan town is normally transliterated Ishkashim following Persian rehearsal. Rest is in a home stay.
Day 5: Ishkashim - Yashil Kul Lake - Bulunkul Lake
We are glad to provide the next day of our amazing tours travelling to the stunning lakes of the Pamirs as Yashil Kul and Bulunkul (Blue lakes). They are located on the altitude of 3 700 meters above sea level in the Murghab district. The color of water in Bulunkul is violet and dark-blue. There a lot of fish in the lake. Travelers will see yaks as domestic animal giving milk and meat products. Here we will drive over Koitezak pass (4 271 m). Night is in a homestay.
Day 6: Bulunkul - Khorog
We will drive to Khorog along Pamir Highway or M41 Pamir Tract that is the second highest mountain road after highway of Tibet. It lies over mountains and passes on the elevations of more than 4 000 meters above sea level. The road will go over Koitezak pass (4 271 m) where you can admire wildlife asTurkestan rat, tiger-cat, grizzly bear, badger, stoat, fox, grey and red wolves as well as a great population of Marco Polo sheep and snow leopard. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 7: Khorog - Kalai Khum
The tour will start from Khorog to Kalai Khum passing over high rocky mountains of 6 000 meters. Guests will admire the beauty of virgin environment and learn more about history and everyday life of mountain dwellers. We will have a break in small villages to communicate with local people and see their lifestyle. On the other side of the river you will see Afgan stony villages and striking gardens. Rest is in a homestay.
Day 8: Kalai Khum - Khoburubot - Dushanbe
The last of tour will start by driving to Dushanbe via mountain road via Khoburubot Pass (3 252) or Western Pamir Tract. You will see the charming river valley and astonishing gorges in the terrain which is best for photos and rivers. Here you will see a small villages and meet local people. They will impress you by hospitable. For sure you will want to travel here again and again. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 9: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport. Thank you for Tajik melody Tour 7. It was one of the best tours!
02-04 pax - Hyundai Starex
06-08 pax - 2 cars: Hyundai Starex
10 pax - 3 cars: Hyundai Starex
Price per person:
02 pax - 1300 $
04 pax - 800 $
06 pax - 900 $
08 pax - 745 $
10 pax - 815 $
Single - 80 $
Half board - 120 $
Full board - 240 $
English speaking guide - 780 $ per group
Dushanbe - "Meridians" Hotel 3*
Kalai Khum - Home stays
Khorog - "Lal" Guesthouse
Ishkoshim - Home stays
Bulunkul - Home stays
- 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