Adventure on the Great Pamir in Tajikistan Pamir TRAVEL

From Tien-Shan to Pamir mountains

This track is interesting as it allows to be in different, completely unlike to each other regions, belonged to two gigantic mountainous systems - Tien -Shan and Pamiro-Alai.

The first part of the trecking is in picturesque part of West Tien-Shan, region of famous Sarichelek, where you can admire unique and a little bit mysterious beauty of Chatkal valley, fairy canyon Southern Aflatun, most beautiful lakes Sarichlek and Karakamish, and also immense fir forests Uaylma and unimaginable variety of rich flora and fauna.

The second part is in the land of lakes and clouded peaks and interesting legends - Fan mountains. Picturesque valleys of Zindan and Archimaidan, beauty of Bolshoi Allo lake, squeezed in the grips of vertical rocks, unique chain of Kulikalonskiy and Alaudinskiy lakes, fairy beautiful and attracting Chimtarga and Mirali Peaks, Bolshaiy and Malaiy Ganza, Chandara and Bodhona will not let you be indifferent. During intervals between treckings you will visit such pearls of Orient as Bukhara and Samarkand with their architectural monuments, culture and history, and colourful oriental bazaars.

Day 1 Arrival to Tashkent. Hotel.
Day 2 Transfer by bus on the territory of Kazakhstan to Karabura pass (7 hrs). Camping in the mountainous canyon.
Day 3 Passage over pass (3250 m) to river Chatkal's valley (4 hrs). Lunch in a birch grove. Start of trecking. On the suspension bridge passage to another side of Chatkal river. Passage on the immense Chatkal valley. The most beautiful panorama of Chatkal range with its highest point - Chatkal Peak (4503 m).
Day 4 Passage on Aflautunskiy canyon (6-7 hrs). On the way you can admire two small, but very picturesque lakes. One of them is squeezed by long rock walls in the center of canyon, the other is located in the upper valley of Aflatun river.
Day 5 Passage over Ashuu-Tor pass (3360 m, 7 hrs). Descent to the valley of Aflautun Southern river, then to Uyzlma river's valley. On the way acquaintance with the customs and traditions of Kirgiz chabans.
Day 6 Passage over Uyalma pass (2550 m) and Kuldambes (2750 m, 7 hrs). Fairy, virgin nature, fir forests, variety of animals and rich flora and fauna. Beautiful panoramas for taking pictures. Camping at the bank of Sarichelek. Swimming.
Day 7 Passage over Makmal pass (2654 m, 6 hrs). On the way wonderful view of the whole Sarichelek lake is revealed. Descent to Karasu river's valley.
Day 8 Passage along Karasu river's valley to Kizil-kel village (6 hrs). On the way stop at Karakamish lake. Visit national Kirgiz urts, acquain - tance with the customs, tasting. Swimming. Visit beautiful water-fall.
Day 9 Transfer through Ferghana valley along Great Silk Road to Margilan (180 km, 6 hrs). Visit oriental bazaar in Margilan. Departure by night train to Bukhara (12 hrs.)
Day 10 Arrival in Bukhara. City tour.
Day 11 City tour. P. M. transfer to Samarkand.
Day 12 City tour till lunch, then transfer Samarkand-alp camp 2200m. (110 km, 5 hrs). Preparation for trecking. Night to base.
Day 13 After Breakfast passage to Kulikaloskie lakes (3 hrs). Scattering of turquoise lakes surrounded unique Kulikaloskaya wall, juniper groves, beautiful peaks-Mirali and Maria. Camping at the shore of Dushoha lake.
Day 14 Passage over Alaudinskiy Pass (3700 m) with the lakes of the same name (5 hrs). From the pass splendid chain of the lakes of different colours beginning from lilac to turquoise contrasted with severe walls of Chandara is revealed.
Day 15 Passage to Mutnoi Lake (4-5 hrs). View of the most beautiful peaks Kaznok, Chimtarga, Energy, Zamok (Castle). Camping at the shore of the lake. By wish acclimatizing radial exit to Kaznok pass (4000 m).
Day 16 Ascent till Chimtarga pass (6-7 hrs). One of the most difficult days of trecking, rewarded by unforgettable views of Zerafhsanskiy and Gissarsky ranges. Camping at the altitude of 4500 m.
Day 17 Exit to Chimtarga pass (4700 m) and descent to Bolshoe Allo (7 hrs). Canyon along which descent to Aosib lake passes is called Zindan, that means or, because of its inaccessible rock walls. Camping at the shore of the lake.
Day 18 Day of rest. Swimming. Radial exit to Upper Lake lake - 5 hrs. On the way view of picturesque water-fall.
Day 19 Descent to Archimaidan river's valley (5-6 hrs). Passage over three gigantic blocks. View of Lower Allo, tasting of yougurt and delicious tea at Tajik chaban's house. Camping. Farewell bonfire.
Day 20 Transfer to Tashkent (400 km, 7 hrs). Lunch in Samarkand. Hotel. Rest.
Day 21 Depart home.

Days 21
Season July - October
Min. group of 6-16 per

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