Tajikistan's rugged terrain makes it ideal for off-road adventures. Explore the Pamir Mountains and Wakhan Valley for challenging off-road routes. The Pamir Highway also offers stunning landscapes for off-road enthusiasts seeking a thrilling journey.

  • Day 01: Arrive in Dushanbe

    On arrival transfer to hotel. check in. Rest at hotel.
    Afternoon city tour to visit famous Museum of National Antiquities, which opened in 2001. Featuring artefacts from Tajikistan's Islamic and pre-Islamic history (Greek/Bactrian, Zoroastrian, Buddhist and Hindu), the museum shows that Tajikistan was an important crossroads in Central Asia. The centrepiece is the 14m recliningBuddha in Nirvana, a 1,400 year-old statue created by the same Kushan civilisation that made the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan.
    Visit National Museum recently opened in the center of Dushanbe where you can see history of Tajikistan from the stone age till present days. Unique frescoes and burned wooden statues from Penjikent excavation site are exhibited there. There is a special section devoted to the excavation of Tahti Sangin Temple of Oxsus from Sothern part of Tajikistan.
    Later visit monument of Ismoili Somoni and Rudaki park in the center of city

  • Day 02,: Dushanbe – Kulyab - Kalaikhumb – 350 km 6/7hrs

    Morning travel via Kulyab en route visit Hulbuk ancient city (9-11c) located in Vose town and nearby local museum contained artifacts from the excavation site. Later sightseeing in Kulyab: visit Mausoleum of Mir Saiyid Ali Hamadoni (14-17 c). Lunch in Kulyab local restaurant
    Dinner at local restaurant in Kalaikhumb

  • Day 03: Kalaikhumb – Khorog – 250 km 7/8hrs (2070 m)

    Transfer to Khorog in the High Pamirs for 2-nights.
    The road is going along Panj River with Afgan villages on the other site. It passes through Vanch region from where all trekking to Fedchenko glacier start, here mountains have very good quality marble, visible from the road.
    From Rushan village starts Ismaili portion of this route.
    Near to Khorog (10 km) visit Parshinev village to see shrine Pir-I Shoh Nosir, holy spring dedicated to Nosiry Khusrav (1004) the founder of Isamili religion in this area.
    On arrival to Khorog transfer to hotel LAL *
    Lunch and dinner at local restaurant

  • Day 04 : Khorog - Garm Chasma – Ishkashim 120km 3/4hrs

    Morning drive along Paynj River via Ishkashim town to Zong.
    Visit en route famous mineral hot springs Garm Chashma and Shrine to Ali (who believed to open this spring). You can have a nice relaxing bath there.
    Lunch in Ishkashim village en route

  • Day 05 Ishkoshim – Zong - 180 km 5/6hrs

    After breakfast drive from the mouth of Vakhan valley to the bottom of Vakham valley.
    Across the river see a pass leading to the open valleys of Afghanistan it was the path probably taken by Marco Polo on his journey to Badakshan, he mentions about the famous Ruby mines so called Lali Badahshan (Queen’s Crown does have the famous ruby from these mines!) Morning visits near Yamg village:
    First visit Namadgut village to see Kushan Empire time Fortress Kah-Kah, Yamchun village: Bibi Fatima hot spring, ruins of Yamchun fortress (3-1 c BC) and swimming in holy hot spring BIbi Fatimai Zuhro 1 km far from Yamchun fortress. After having bath in hot spring you can enjoy unforgettable view of the most picturesque part of Pamir valley.

  • Day 06: Langar – Beshgumbez 200km 6/7hrs

    Today we get a chance to explore the amazing landscape of this area. Short stop and walking to Petroglyphs. We drive up to Keng Shiber via the Khargush Pass (4344 meters). On this journey we leave behind the lush valleys of the Wakhan Valley and enter a landscape that is rocky, mostly barren but nevertheless dramatic. This is the Pamir Highway we have anticipated, with the route between Khorog and Osh completed in 1931 across a Tibetan-plateau style high altitude terrain.

    An excellent and adventures trip will take us on the unspoiled lunar landscape of high mountains and wide plateau to Keng Shiber herders camp. Short stops at the “Ak Balyk” Lake and Mouseleum of Alimbek datka at Bashgumbez en route. The Eastern Pamirs have been populated by nomadic ethnic Kyrgyz since the 17th century. The traditional architecture is beautifully represented by yurts, mobile habitations made of felt on an ingenious wooden frame, with the interior decoration bearing witness to the wealth and skills of the owners. Felt and wool serve as the basis for handicrafts. Precise stones, including rubies and emeralds, are also found in the area, and these are sometimes used in local handicrafts. You will have time to explore semi nomadic pastoral life, talk with herders’ family and take.
    Overnight as nomads in herders’ Yurt.

  • Day 07: Behsgumbaz – Murghab 90 km, 3-4hrs

    After breakfast start unique drive towards to Murghab (3600m) through Wahan region. On the way it is possible to discovery of Bulunkul and Yashilkul Lakes.
    Today we cross high Khargush (4344m) and Nauzetash (4314m) mountain passes and Alichur village (3863m) – the name means ‘Ali’s curse, en route see holy pool with fish Ak Balik. The scenery here is mountain semi desert. Later you will cross another mountain pass Nayzatosh (3137m)
    Murgab – is a small city in Alichur valley. This valley is located at more than 3000 m altitude and surrounded by high snow covered mountains and inhabited by Kyrgyzs and Pamir Tadjiks people. From here you will enjoy a high summit of Muztagh Ata Peak’s (7546 m)On arrival to Murgab possible to visit local handicraft shop to take a Pamiri traditional hand made souvenir for good memory.
    Overnight in the hotel Pamir 2*

  • Day 08: Murghab –Kara Kul lake Nomadic camp Jalang 168 km 5/7hours

    We depart today to Kara Kul lake.We will cross a high-altitude pass Ak-Baital Pass (4655 meters) which is the highest section of road in the former Soviet Union. Arrive to Karakul Lake, the highest lake in Central Asia, and at 3915 meters, too high to support any aquatic life.
    Today you can explore real Nomadic life of Eastern Pamir people, how to keep Yaks, and see milking the Yaks, also you will have opportunity to taste local Nomad foods, After exploring this harsh isolated are we will stay in herders Yurt camp.
    Overnight in Yurt stay,

  • Day 09: Jalang drive to Khudara Remote Bartang valley (148km 7/8 hours)

    After local Nomad breakfast we set up to drive via remote Bartang valley, This day will start the adventurous challenge trip, that is road less traveled and undiscovered area, the sublimely wild, isolated, and stunningly beautiful Bartang Valley.
    Previously however, we cross the Kok-JAR-pass, pass through a meteorite impact crater in AK-Tash and get this on a short hike at Shorolu the first geoglyphs to face – a characteristic phenomenon of the region, which is still repeatedly encounter.
    These geoglyphs are several thousand years old according to archaeological evidence. There are oversized stone settings of similar nature elsewhere in the world. They are designed like pictures or drawings on the flat on the ground and to recognize in her whole outline only from above. The purpose of this perspective, which may not capture the human eye, remains mysterious. The geoglyphs in the Eastern Pamir Mountains region are usually in the period of Saka culture that shaped much of Central Asia
    After exploring Shorolu crater we continu our trip to Khudara village,
    This secluded area reached area roughly the size of Switzerland and consists essentially of a vast high plateau. The average height is around 4,100 meters, we even reach 4780 meters later our tour can reach. While we move through a largely vegetation-free, desert-like environment that bears often enough all hallmarks of a lunar landscape. The sharp ridges of bare ridges, which needle peak rising above a level that is worn smooth and round by glaciers are characteristic.
    On arrival to Khudara we will stay today very basic accommodation HomeStay, We will have time to explore local life of this people, in real isolated and remote area of Central Asia.

  • Day 10 Khudara to Savnob village (160 km 5/6hours)

    House will meet again us, the locals ‘Child’ call and its diverse Symbolic has emerged over the centuries. In it combines elements of Zoroastrian origin and performances of the pamirischen Ismailis. After the Imam Ismail ibn Djafar is called a relatively small, temperate in their interpretation of the Koran religion of Islamic-Shia denomination that has taken root in the East of modern Tajikistan (Tadjikistan) a long time ago. Convinced the Pamiris according to a House to recreate the universe.

    Five pillars are usually the wooden ceiling of the main room – according to the five prophets of Ismaili Islam. Arrive to Savnob village you will have time to explore and have a trekking around, valleys. Today you can look local cultural traditional natural Pamiri Music, a little concert can be organized.
    Overnight in Home Stay.