3Days Karakoram Highway Tour

3 DAYS KARAKORAM HIGHWAY TOUR UNTIL KHUNJIRAP PASS

Destinations : Kashgar -KKH–Karakul lake –Tashkorgan - Khunjirap pass

Tour Description: you are not only astonish the stunning view of Muztagh Ata (7546m) moutains ,karakul and bulunku lakes as well as Konggor(7719m) mountains, but also explore the remote villages of nomad Kyrgyz and Tajik people in the area , as will see the world’s highest pass khunjirap pass which connect  Pakistan with China,

Tour Overview: This is a private tour, we will assign private guide, car, van and bus ,and no other participants will be allowed to join in your group unless you agree. Also the tour is totally flexible. Moreover, if you would like to do some adjustment in this itinerary, please contact us in what area you are not satisfied, we can adjust the itinerary according to your every request.

Destination: Kashgar, opal village ,Bulungkul lake ,Karakul Lake, Muztagh Ata glaciers, Tashkorgan, Khunjirap pass, Stone Forte, Pamir Grassland

Duration:3 days

Best time: April to November

Departure Date: Anytime

DAILY ITINERARY

 Day 1 Kashgar to Karakul Lake    

Today early in the morning ,we’ll take breathtaking highest and adventurous paved highways in the world to go though High Mountain range to Karakul Lake, and stay overnight in nomad Kyrgyz Yurt, visit Opal village ,Muztagh Ata glaciers and Bulungkol Lake on the way , 

Karakul Lake: it is rare highland lake in the world at the elevation of 3600m, located on the side of Karakoram highway ,200km south west of Kashgar ,it is surrounded by many snow capped high mountains like Mt Muztagh Ata(7546m) and Konggur (7719m). 

Kyrgyz Yurt: made of stone, still some are made of local embroidered mats; it is living house of local Kyrgyz people settling around the karakul lake, talk to them, stay with them and get to know their adventurous life in the remote mountains going to be your lifetime experience.

Muztagh Ata Peak Glaciers:  Muztagh Ata peak (7546m) translated into English as father of ice mountains located near the karakul lake and it is massive mountain with permanent snow and ice on the top which never melt even in summer , it is very popular mountain among 7000m peaks in the world for Ski tour and Climbing expeditions, today we will have chance to see the mountain and hike up to it’s one of the glaciers on the western most slope ,

On the other side of the lake , you can enjoy the great view of other 7000m peaks on the kongur tagh mountain range

Overnight in Kyrgyz Yurt beside the Karakul lake

DAY 2 KARAKUL LAKE - TASHKORGAN –KHUNJIRAP PASS

After Kyrgyz breakfast in Yurt , Start hiking around Karakul lake in the morning that takes about couple of hours ,Then drive further up to Tashkorgan Tajik town in the afternoon ,

Tashkorgan is only western most gate way of China ,mountain Tajik people live in surrounding area and it is important town in the Karakoram, located south west of Kashgar ,borders with Badakhshan province of Tajikistan, Wakhan corridor of Afghanistan and Pakistani Kashmir where Karakoram, Pamir and Hindikush mountain ranges are connected .therefore it has outstanding scenery of mountains ,

Once we arrive tashkorgan , we will have lunch and drive further up to the Kunjirap pass which is highest pass in the world (4850m) ,

 enjoy the surrounding scenery of Pamir mountains and Hindikush mountains and drive back to tashkorgan in the afternoon to stay in hotel , after check in hotel , visit the downtown of the tashkorgan to see the people and their  way of trade ,

 DAY 3 TASHKORGAN - KASHGAR 

After breakfast, spend about few hours there to visit the Ethnic Tajik Museum, best preserved ruin Stone forte which dates back to 7th century, and visit the Pamir Grass land ,

Drive back to Kashgar in the afternoon and End the Tour

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