Tour Program

Day
1
Day 1: Arrival in Osh (excursion). Osh - BC (290 km, 5-6 h.).
Itinerary
Early arrival in Osh - South capital of Kyrgyzstan. Meeting at the airport.
Breakfast at the guesthouse.
Guided sightseeing in Osh: Sulayman Mountain and Museum. Visiting Osh Bazaar.
Transfer to the tourist Yurt Camp (Base Camp) on Edelweiss Meadow at Lenin Peak foot (3,600 m).
Arrival at the Base Camp and accommodation in tents. Hike up to Leek (Lukovaya) Meadow (3800 m).
Dinner at the Base Camp. Overnight in tents.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tents
Day
2
Day 2: Base Camp under Lenin Peak.
Base Camp and its surroundings.
Itinerary
Breakfast at the Base Camp. A walking trip to lakes across Achik-Tash River Valley. Walking to the yurts of the locals, acquaintance with the life and traditions of Kyrgyz nomads. Lunch and koumiss tasting. Master class in plov cooking in the evening. Dinner.
Overnight in tents.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tents
Day
3
Day 3: Base Camp of Lenin Peak - ‘Kyzyl-Art’ border check-point - Karakul Lake - Murghab (240 km, 6-7 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the Base Camp. Transfer to Kyrgyz-Tajik border ‘Kyzyl-Art’ via the Kyzyl-Art pass (4,280 m). Cross the border at ‘Kyzyl-Art’ border check point and continue to the high-altitude Karakul Lake (3,914 m) - the largest lake in Tajikistan and one of the highest in Central Asia, surrounded by mountain peaks. Lunch en-route. Drive over the Akbaital Pass (4,655 m), which is the highest road pass in the CIS and highest point of the M41 highway.
Arrival in Murghab (3,600 m) - the highest alpine town in Tajikistan and the whole Central Asia.
Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
4
Day 4: Murghab - Langar (250 km, 5-6 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Langar village. The culmination of the tour is the approach to the Vakhan Corridor - the road here goes along a tall terrace and features dizzy serpentines and precipices. On a clear day you can see the snow-capped summits of some 7,000-metre peaks in the Hindu Kush, the highest region in Afghanistan. Lunch. Acquaintance with the life and traditions of locals.
Dinner and overnight at the guest house.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Guest House
Day
5
Day 5: Langar - Ishkashim (140 km, 4-5 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the guest house. Drive to Ishkashim town. En-route visit Bibi Fatima hot spring and Yamg village. Sightseeing in Yamg village: tomb and reconstructed house museum of Sufi mystic Mubarak Kadam, and the stone that was used as a solar calendar 700 years ago.Lunch en-route (lunch-boxes). Arrival in Ishkashim.
Dinner and overnight at the guest house.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Guest House
Day
6
Day 6: Iskashim - Khorog (120 km, 2 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the guest house. Drive to Khorog, which is the main city of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO). Arrival in Khorog and accommodation in the hotel. Sightseeing program in Khorog: botanical garden, local lore museum and bazaar.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
7
Day 7: Khorog - Kalai-Khumb (265 km, 6-7 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Kalai-Khumb town. Lunch en-route. Visiting the site of ancient settlement of Karon. Arrival in Kalai-Khumb. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
8
Day 8: Kalai-Khumb - Dushanbe (350 km, 7-8 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. En-route visit Mir Said Ali Khamadoni Mausoleum and Khulbuk Fortress. Lunch in Kulob town.
Arrival in Dushanbe and sightseeing program: Independence square, grandiose monument of Ismail Somoni, Rudaki Avenue, Museum of the Antiquities of Tajikistan boasting the richest collection of artefacts excavated in the territory of Tajikistan, the central exhibit of which is the colossal statue ‘Buddha in Nirvana’ 12.85 m long and 5.5 tonnes in weight.
Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
9
Day 9: Dushanbe - Airport
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Leisure time. Transfer to airport. Departure.
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