The scenery on the Pamir drive in Tajikistan is thrilling and it is a road trip like no other. You will pass through some of the most majestic mountain ranges on earth that includes Hindu Kush (Hindu Killers) and the Pamirs itself. Expect to trek to mountain lakes, spot endangered Marco Polo sheep and try to sleep in yurts along the way.
The exhaustive list of local attractions in the happening cities of Kyrgyzstan include both- cultural points and historical sites. The forested mountainous location and grassy steppes have lately been the point of attraction for many tourists in Kyrgyzstan. Some of the most important cities in this country include Bishkek, Balykchy, Naryn, Osh.
The Best Of The Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Combined Tour Includes
Lake Issyk Kul
Lake Issyk-Kul meaning ‘the hot lake’, is the world’s second-largest alpine lake that stretches over 170km long and 70km across.
The lake boasts of a combination of extreme depth, mild salinity and thermal activity. The lake does not freeze even in the brutal Central Asian winters over an altitude of 1600m.
Cholpon Ata – an open-air site with many ancient petroglyphs
The exhaustive list of local attractions in the happening city of Cholpon Ata includes both- cultural points and historical sites. A resort town on the northern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, Cholpon Ata is the centre for all administrative works in Kyrgyzstan. Cholpon Ata occupies the major part of Lake Issyk Kul’s shoreline.
Cholpon Ata grounds large and small sanatoria, guesthouses and hotels to accommodate its visitors. Kyrgyzstan has been attracting demanding foreign tourists lately. The imposing view of the Tian Shan Mountains across the Issyk Kul gorge is very impressive.
Karakol- Tosor Yurt Camp – Song Kul Lake
In case you’re in Kyrgyzstan to discover the mountains, you will probably go through Karakol. You ought to help yourself out and spend a couple of days in the town adapting more about the culture and tradition. Karakol lies at the eastern edge of Issyk Kul Lake and at foot of Terskey Ala-Too Mountain extend.
The Tosor village on the southern shore of Lake Issyk Kul is the best way to reach to canyon “Skazka” etymologically translated to “Fairytale” in accordance to its unusually bizarre rocky landscape, which for many years has been moulded by the wind into apocryphal and incredible sculptures and formations.
The Fann Mountains:
Fann Mountains present travellers with an opportunity to see the majestic scenery that makes Tajikistan so strikingly beautiful for those who don’t want to begin with the Pamir Highway trip. These stunning, snow-capped peaks are the perfect place for hikes, treks and exploration are located in the Sughd Province in northern Tajikistan. This is probably the most recommended excursion to take in Tajikistan. The area is also known as “The Land Of Lakes”, thirty of which can be seen rather clearly and each displays its own shade.
The Pamir helicopter ride:
This is one of the most enthralling experiences you could ever have. The chopper traverse through the mountains, not over them, so the windows are open and you can feel the brittle mountain air flood into the cabin at 5,000 meters! and the view is spectacular. If the chopper isn’t available, the small or charter planes are still an exhilarating experience.
The Pamir Highway:
The Pamir Highway is probably the second highest road on earth and it crosses the Pamir Mountains through Tajikistan Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. The majority of the highway is in Tajikistan and it is one of the chief tourist draw cards.
The scenery on this drive is thrilling and it is a road trip like no other. You will pass through some of the most majestic mountain ranges on earth that includes Hindu Kush (Hindu Killers) and the Pamirs itself. Expect to trek to mountain lakes, spot endangered Marco Polo sheep and try to sleep in yurts along the way.
The Fergana Valley and the petroglyphs in Tajikistan:
Most culturally diverse, politically divided and notoriously volatile region, the Fergana Valley actually makes for a great travel destination. If you can make it up to Khujand, the second largest city in Tajikistan and home to the worlds cheapest beer, you can travel from there and enjoy some very off-the-beaten-path places in the far north of the country.
Found mostly in the Pamir region around the Ghunt Valley, petroglyphs are antiquated rock carvings that often depict the hunting of animals, as well as some musical instruments and cultural displays portraying the early history of the region. Many of the petroglyphs date back to the bronze age over 2100 years ago.
Penjikent – Seven Lakes – Dushanbe
Seven Lakes (80 km). Sarazm which is considered to be one of the ancient settlements in Central Asia with about 5500 years of civilization can be witnessed while in Tajikistan. In 2010, the Sarazm was added to the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
Tashkent is considered to be the largest city in Central Asia and one of the oldest in the place. Sadly, in an earthquake in 1966, most of its memorable buildings were destroyed.
The Tajikistan-Kyrgystan combined Tours brief in Bishkek with the Independence Day celebrations.
The tour takes you to the Silk Road Uzbek cities, to the city of Ashgabat and through the lush green pasturelands grazed by the Kyrgyz nomads.Tajikistan on the other hand has it all, whether you’re planning to take on one of the world’s most epic road trip (The Pamir Highway), or you just want to sip a latte from a cafe in Dushanbe.Join this trip and be amazed by the fascinating contrasts of architecture, people, landscapes and cultures across these two countries. Call us or visit our website to book your Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstancombined Tour now!