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15 days tour – Tajikistan Tour

During this tour you will discover the whole of Tajikistan. From the capital Dushanbe to Murgab and back via Khujand. This will give you a complete picture of intriguing Tajikistan. Few tourists come to this region of Central Asia, therefore you’ll notice that the Tajiks are warm and especially curious about you. In addition, you get to know beautiful landscapes; from mountain peaks to deep valleys and beautiful clear blue lakes. Tajikistan is truly a country for nature lovers. With your private trip you can adjust everything according to your own preferences. Moreover, we also provide a reliable, good driver.

General info

Days15 days / 14 nights
PriceGet in touch
Best travel timeJuly to October
DestinationsDushanbe, Khorog, Wakhan, Murgab, Khujand, Iskandarkul
IncludingAccommodation
Transportation on the ground
Driver with basic English
Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Entry fees
ExcludingInternational flights
Insurance
Visa
Photo ticket (if needed)
Tips for the guide
Personal expenses
This offer is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Dushanbe

  • Arrival in Dushanbe.
  • Airport pick-up.
  • Leisure time.
  • Overnight stay in Dushanbe.

Day 2 – Dushanbe – Kalaikhumb

  • We start our road trip towards Kalaikhumb.
  • Short stop at the monument in memory of the attack on cyclists in 2018.
  • Shurabad Pass (2200m).
  • Highlight: Short visit to the partly restored Hulbuk fortress.
  • Overnight stay in Kalaikhumb.

Day 3 – Kalaikhumb – Rushan

  • Drive to the Rushan region .
  • Highlight: Discover rural life in this area.
  • Overnight stay in Rushan.

Day 4 – Rushan – Geisev Valley – Khorog

  • You will be dropped off at the Bartang river, after which we will start our walk of about 8 km.
  • Highlight: Along the way you pass small villages with beautiful views of the Pamir mountains.
  • Arrival at the Three Mountain Lakes.
  • We are picked up by car.
  • Drive to Khorog.
  • Arrival in Khorog, one of the poorest areas of Tajikistan, but it used to be very important in the Soviet Union.
  • The highest botanical garden in the world.
  • Overnight stay in Khorog.

Day 5 – Khorog – Ishkashim

  • Highlight: Drive to Ishkashim, with a view of Afghanistan on the right.
  • Garmasma hot springs, a lot of people come here to relax for a while.
  • Overnight stay in Ishkashim.

Day 6 – Ishkashim – Vrang – Langar

  • Khahkha Fort, this old fort gives a view over the border with Afghanistan.
  • Yamchun Fort, an old fort that served to protect the Pamir route.
  • Highlight: Bibi Fatima natural hot springs.
  • Drive to Vrang.
  • Old caves where Buddhists used to live.
  • Overnight stay in Langar.

Day 7 – Langar – Keng Shiber

  • Drive to Keng Shiber.
  • Khargush Pass (4344m).
  • Highlight: You leave the Wakhan Valley and enter the deserted plateaus.
  • Akalk Lake, a beautiful deep blue lake.
  • Alimbek Datka Mausoleum, here lies a former leader from the region.
  • Highlight: Via a beautiful route you will arrive at your shepherd camp.
  • Experience what life is like in a shepherd’s camp and help with the daily activities.
  • Overnight stay in a yurt.

Day 8 – Keng Shiber

  • Drive to Lake Zorkul.
  • Highlight: Hike of 4/5 hours to the Bel Airyk Pass (4834m). A route Marco Polo once took as well.
  • At the pass you have a view of the northern side of the Hindu Kush and the beautiful Lake Zorkul.
  • Spot (hopefully) special animals like the Marco-Polo sheep, snow leopards, foxes and the brown bear.
  • Overnight stay in a yurt.

Day 9 – Keng Shiber – Murgab

  • Drive to Murgab.
  • Highlight: Tour of the village, with a.o.
  • Lenin statue.
  • Local market.
  • Overnight stay in Murghab.

Day 10 – Murgab

  • Drive to the nomadic village of Gumbezdykul in the Pyshart Valley.
  • Hike to the Pyshart Pass (4731m) and the Madian Valley. Here you are really far away from civilization.
  • Drive to Murgab.
  • Overnight stay in Murgab.

Day 11 – Murgab – Osh (Kyrgyzstan)

  • A long drive to Murgab and onwards to Osh in Kyrgyzstan.
  • Ak-Baital Pass (4655m).
  • Highlight: Short stop at Lake Karakul, a beautiful lake surrounded by high peaks.
  • Kyzyl Art Pass (4282m).
  • The border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
  • We leave the plateaus of the Pamir Mountains and pass grass fields and small villages.
  • Taldyk Pass (3554m).
  • Free time in Osh, you can go to the biggest mosque in Kyrgyzstan or the famous Lenin statue.
  • Overnight stay in Osh.

Day 12 – Osh – Khujand (Tajikistan)

  • Drive to the border with Tajikistan and then continue towards Khujand.
  • Arrival in Khujand, the second city of Tajikistan.
  • Local museum.
  • Highlight: Citadel of Khujand, this gigantic fortress in the middle of the city, comes from the 5thcentury BC.
  • Sheykh Muslihiddin Mosque, the most important mosque of the city, located in the historic centre.
  • Overnight stay in Khujand.

Day 13 – Khujand- Istaravashan – Iskandarkul

  • Short stop in Istaravshan, a museum village with a famous citadel
  • Drive to Iskandarkul, on the way we often stop for pictures.
  • Highlight: Arrival at Lake Iskandarkul.
  • Walk to the 40 meter high waterfall.
  • Overnight stay in a cabin by the lake.

Day 14 – Iskandarkul – Dushanbe

  • Highlight: We follow a beautiful route to Dushanbe, via all kinds of winding roads with beautiful views.
  • On the way we see the Zarafshan River and pass through the Anzob Pass (3372m).
  • After a short rest in the hotel in Dushanbe we go for a last evening walk.
  • Overnight stay in Dushanbe.

Day 15 – Dushanbe

  • Airport drop-off.
  • End of tour.

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