Pamir Highway & Afghan Wakhan Adventure

Overview

Tour operates:  June until Mid September
No of days: 13 nights 14 days
Route: Dushanbe-Kalaikum, Khorog, Ishkashim- Sultan Ishkashim Qazi Deh- Khandood-Sargez-Sarhad-Sarhad Broghillpass-Qala Panaja-Ishkashim.
Transport: 4×4 Jeeps
Accommodations: Hotels with private facilities, home stays with communal facilities
Guide: English speaking local Guides
Tour starting point: Dushanbe
Ending point: Dushanbe
Guaranteed departure: Daily- Minimum 2 people required. For group departure please write to us for more information.

Itinerary

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Dushanbe
Upon arrival at Dushanbe airport you will be met by our guide transferred to your hotel. We enjoy a city tour of Dushanbe, Included is a visit to Hissor Fort which was rebuilt during the 13th century, the site of two madrassas built in the 18th-19th centuries. Later we return to Dushanbe for a tour of the bazaar and museums. Overnight at hotel (D)

Day 02: Kalaikum
Today we start our journey towards the Pamir over the mountain pass at Kalaikum, the halfway point of Khorog.
Overnight at Guest house (BLD)

Day 03: Khorog
Drive to Khorog, the capital of (GBAO) Gorno-Badakhshan region, along the Panj River which forms the border between Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
Overnight in hotel (BLD)

Day 04: Khorog
In the morning, visit Khorog’s bazaar, museum and botanical gardens. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight in Hotel (BLD)

Day 05: Ishkashim-Qazideh (Afghanistan)
Today we cross to Ishkashim Wakhan valley. After border formalities we cross to Sultan Ishkashim to visit the local market and the local NGO office promoting development in the region. Later we drive to Qazideh where you have a chance to visit the locals. Overnight in Home stay (BLD)

Day 06: Khandood
Traveling from Qazideh up to Khandood, you will follow the south side of both Tajik & Afghan Wakhan valley along the rough road to Khandood. This village divides the Wakhan into two sections, the Lower Wakhan and Upper Wakhan. Here you will need to show your Wakhan permit issued in Ishkashim. Overnight Guest house (BLD)

Day 07: Sargaz
Traveling from Khandood to Sargaz. Along the way you will see many small beautiful Wakhi villages where you have chance to visit their homes and learn about their unique culture.
Overnight Guest house (BLD)

Day 08: Sarhad-e-Broghail
Traveling form Sargaz up to the Sarhad-e-Broghil. The last village of the Wakhan corridor, in the afternoon enjoy the beautiful scenery or relax by the Hot spring. An optional Buzkashi also can be organized on request as well (BLD)

Day 09: Sarhad-e-Broghail pass

Enjoy a hike or horse ride up to Broghil pass and admire the beautiful views over Hindu Kush and Pamir Mountains. This pass leads toward Pakistan as well, later return back to Sarhad-e- Broghil. Overnight in Guest house (BLD)

Day 10: Qala-e-Panja
Today we drive back to Qala-e-Panja
Overnight in Guest house (BLD)

Day 11: Ishakashim – Khorog (Tajikistan)
Return to Sultan Ishkashim. After border formalities, cross to Ishakashim Tajikistan where you will be met by our Tajik guide and continue driving to Khorog. Overnight in Khorog at hotel (BLD)

Day 12-13: Return to Dushanbe
Return journey back to Dushanbe.
Overnight in Hotel (BLD)

Day 14: Onward flight
Our service will end with airport transfer (B)

*** Please note that the above itinerary is just a guideline only and subject to change due to road conditions and local circumstance which are beyond our control.

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Dates/Prices

Tour costs and Dates

We guarantee all tour departures for a minimum of 2 passengers. In order to confirm your booking we will need a non-refundable deposit of 400 USD per person. The final invoice will be sent to you 4 weeks before the tour departure, the final cost dependent on the final group size. If the following dates or the described itinerary does not meet your travel needs, please write to us, we can arrange a customized tour for you.

 Tour cost 

No of Pax. 2 3-5 6-9 10 Above Single Supplement
Price in US Dollar per person $3770 $3000 $POA $POA $110

TOUR COST INCLUDES
All domestic transportation and transfers by 4×4 Wheel drive, Economy class airfare Osh Bishkek.
Twin sharing accommodation at hotels in Dushanbe and Khorog, sharing at homestays with communal facilities
Meals mentioned above Key Breakfast (B) Lunch (L) Dinner (D)
All the sightseeing tours as described in the itinerary and entrance fees
English speaking local guides

TOUR COST EXCLUDES
All above visa Fees
GBAO permit
Expenses in hotels such as laundry, telephone and room service, etc.
Optional activities
Meals not mention above
Personal expanses
Single supplements
Tips for Guides and drivers
International flights
Personal travel insurance

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