1Day Oytagh Karakul Lake Tour

1 Day Tour to Karakul Lake and Oytagh glaciers Park via Karakoram Highway

Tour Description: Hiking in beautiful Oytagh valley, and see the village Market in Opal , making photographs on the way , Kyrgyz lunch in Karakul lake , back to Kashgar in the evening ,

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 Email us: in what area you are not satisfied, we can adjust the itinerary according to your every request.

Destination: Kashgar, Karakul Lake, Oytagh Glaciers Park

Duration: 1 day

Best time: April to November

Departure Date: Anytime

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, visit Opal village ,Mahmud al Kashgari Mausoleum ,Oytagh glaciers Park and Bulungkol Lake on the way ,

Oytagh glaciers Park: it is very Natural Glaciers Park with beautiful scenery, hiking about an hour there is just your preparation for next higher parts of Karakoram, we hike the about an hour

Mahmud al Kashgari Mausoleum: very respected Uyghur Scholar and linguist lived in 11th century, He compiled old Turkic dictionary called Diwanu lughatil Turk (Turkic language dictionary), for his great contribution to the comparative language and culture study, UNESCO honored him (Mahmud al kashgari year of 2008 on his 1000th anniversary)

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.

Arrive Kashgar in the Evening

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