Tajik-kirgiz tour

Tour summary
Duration:: 12 days
Country: Tajikistan-Kirgizstan
Start/finish: Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
Total distance: 2300 км

1. Dushanbe
Arrival. Transfer. Accommodation at the hotel. Lunch in a national restaurant. City tour: Dusty square, Tajikistan National Museum. Meeting with team support. Check motorcycles. Dinner. Hotel.

2. Dushanbe - Qal'ai Khumb
We continue our Pamir motorcycle adventure and heading to the southern side of Tajikistan – Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous province. Today we will get very close to Afghanistan and follow its border, where Panj river will separate us several tens of meters from Afghan villages . Local people still live there the same way they used to hundred years ago. We will perform traditional washing fun ritual under Ali mountain waterfall on motorbikes, which is falling down the rock of 40 meters height. We are going to arrive to Qal'ai Khumb kishlak by the end of the day. Guesthouse.

3. Qal'ai Khumb – Khorog
Today we will go through legendary Pamir highway (M41) on our motorbikes , which was built in the 30-s during USSR times in order to develop Pamir area. It is one of the most unique mountain roads in the world that goes through such forbidding terrain. We are going to visit several Tajikistan kishlaks, where local people, especially local kids, will welcome you gladly with heartwarming handshakes and entertain you with different fruits. Arrive Khorugh town. Guesthouse.

4. Khorog

Day off and acclimatization period. Early in the morning we will visit "afghan bazaar”, which is opened only during the weekends, when Afghanistan people are allowed to enter Tajikistan in order to sell products made in Afghanistan. Mainly it is clothes and souvenirs. You can also buy jewelries at Khorugh factory with local precious stones and visit Botanic Garden. The day will be finished with dinner at an Indian restaurant. Guesthouse.

5. Khorog– Bibi Fatima hot springs(Yamchun)
We are still on motorbikes near the border with Afghanistan. Pamir highway keeps up abrupt coast of Panj river, separating us from Afghanistan. We will climb over Yamchun fort and reach 3 200 meters altitude. Here we are going to catch an amazing view of Afghanistan valley at Wakhan Corridor and swim in the sacred waters of wonderful Bib Fatima hot spring. Guesthouse.

6. Bibi Fatima hot springs(Yamchun) – Murgab
Today we will reach small town Murgab – the heart of high-mountain Pamir. We won’t go down 4000 meters above sea level. Most of the way is following mountain off-roads. Hargush (4 344 m) and Nayzatash (4137 m) mountain passes, as well as endless Alichur grassing valley with a lot of yaks. By the end of the day we will reach Murgab - the highest kishlak on Pamir. Hotel

7. Murgab - Ak Baital pass (4655 m) – Sari Tash
We will wake up early and we will continue Pamir motorbike tour ! Be ready to go up to the highest mountain pass of ex USSR and Central Asia – Ak Baital mountain pass, 4 655 meters high. We will go over the most rugged mountains of Pamir. Ak Baital pass is the most highest point of our route. We will pass Tajik-Kirgiz border and arrive to Sari Tash city. Overnight in home stay in traditional Kirgiz Yurt.

8. Sari Tash- Osh

Our motorbike tour is continued. We wil drive by beautifull Kirgiz valley and pass two small and green passes. Nature of Kirgizstan are different neither Tajikistan. All round are green with white Yurts and running horses. We will arrive to Osh, second biggest town in Kirgizstan. Accommodation in Hotel.

9. Osh

Day off after lond Pamirs of-road . Early in the morning we will visit museum where we can see history of this old city and bought national and traditional Kirgiz clothes and souvenirs. The day will be finished with dinner at the popular British pub.

10. Osh - Khojent

Today we will drive back with our bikes to Tajikistan to second biggest and oldest city – Khojent. Road will show us the beautiful Kayrakum lake, which is 70 km long. After lond day of riding with crossing the Kirgis-Tajik border we well overnight in a hotel.

11. Khojent - Dushanbe

Today we will drive to Dushanbe through the famous Fann mountains road. Most of today's route will take place on the mountain with excellent surface road with unique view. We will passed two tunnels 5 and 4 km long which was reconstructed recently. One of these tunnels was very famous with no lights, with water under the wheels. But now after reconstruction its no dangerous at all. In the evening we arrive in Dushanbe. We will celebrate our successful tour in the restaurant, where you will be given certificates and presents of the tour. And after, let the party begin! Accommodation at the hotel.

12. Dushanbe

We will organize transfer to Dushanbe airport according to your flight time. Have a save flight! Thank you very much for being with us during this tour! You are always welcome here to take part in another fascinating motorcycling tour!

Prices included:

- rent motorcycle
- fuel
- 4x4 car support
- airport transfers
- accommodation including breakfast in Dushanbe city, before (1 day) and after(1day) tour
- accommodation and all meals during the tour
- evening beer (1l per person)
- drinks during the trip (Coca-Cola, and water)
- tickets to visit the monuments
- tickets for pass nature reserves
- welcome and farewell dinners
- TajMotoTour souvenirs

Price doesn’t included:

- damage of motorcycle
- personal insurance
- single room
- flights
- visas and visa support
- GBAO permit
- alcohol
- additional meal and accommodation




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