Deep in Pamir mountains
Name of tour: Deep in Pamir mountains
Itinerary duration: 6 days/ 4 nights
Day 1: Dushanbe - Hissor - Dushanbe
Upon arrival at the airport you will be met by our guide and start your travelling in Tajikistan. You will get to Dushanbe to explore the cities most popular and interesting sights. The tour will include visiting Rudake Park, National Library, House of Parliament , the Flagpole an an excursion in Central Museum. Then you will drive to Hissor fortress dating back to VII-XVII centuries. At the end of the day the transfer will take you to your hotel.
Day 2: Dushanbe - Norak - Kalai Khum
Your guide will meet you at the hotel in the morning and you will continue your tour. Today you will travel to Kalai Khum village. You will drive pass Norak water reservoir which is known as Tajik Sea in Tajikistan. After Shuraba pass you will drive along Afganistan border. This part is territory of Pamir Mountains often reffered as "Roof of the world". Pyanj river forms a natural border between two countries. You will spend a night at home stay.
Day 3: Kalai Khum - Khorog
Today we will drive to Khorog and explore more of Pamir during this tour in Tajikistan. It is perhaps one of the tiniest cities on the map of the world and the only one in the Pamirs . Located approximately in the middle of the Pamir Highway, it is surrounded by rocky mountains from all sides. The two rivers merge in the eastern part of the city flow through the city, dividing it almost evenly until its delta in the Panj River, also being known as Amu Darya. Unlike Tajik people, among the Pamiris, there is a high percentage of people with blonde hair, fair skin and blue eyes. Pamirs Mountains are the highest mountains in the world with human population after the Himalayas in Tibet. Life in the mountains made traditions of local people different from Tajiks. Overnight in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Khorog - Kalai Khum
The area of Khorog consists of high rocky mountains over 6 000 meters and there is only 1 road leading back to Kalai Khum and you will travel there today. That's why we will take the same road as the previous day. Passing though the Pamirs we will stop in small villages to communicate with local people and to see their life. Human settlements are located on both sides of the river in narrow mountain valleys. On the other side of the river you will see Afgan stony villages and gardens. Night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kalai Khum - Dushanbe
In the morning we will drive to Dushanbe. The road goes through the most picturesque river valley and amazing gorges. On the way we will stop to take pictures, meet local people and learn more about their lifestyle, traditions etc. Tajiks are by nature hard working, hospitable, and kind-hearted. This nation greatly respects its traditions and folklore. During the trip you will have opportunity to learn about the ethnic and cultural diversity and enjoy the beauty of wild nature. Overnight in a hotel. This is the last day of one of the best tours in Tajikistan.
Day 6: Flight
Transfer to the airport. End of tour.