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Karakorum Highway Tour - 3 Days

See beautiful scenery as we travel along the Karakorum Highway. Also learn about Kyrgyz and Tajik culture as we enjoy lunch in a Kyrgyz yurt and breakfast/lunch in a Tajik home. On this tour we will visit Karakul Lake, the Stone Fort, the Tajik Cultural Relic Museum, and the Khunjerab Pass.
    * Prices vary according to group size and season.

Tour Overview

See majestic scenery and learn of local culture on this popular route. We will see Karakul Lake, Muztagh Ata Mountain, and other natural sites. You will have the chance to take some great pictures of nature at its best.

At Karakul Lake you'll experience Kyrgyz culture with lunch in a local yurt. You will also have time to ride horses or camels.

Moving on to the Tajik city of Tashkorgan, we will visit the Stone Fort and the Tajik Cultural Museum which houses some mummies and a gallery depicting and explaining Tajik cultural.

We will also drive on to visit the Khunjerab Border Crossing where you can take some more pictures of the beautiful mountains.

Cities to Visit

Kashgar, Opal, Karakul Lake, Tashkorgan, Khunjerab Pass, Xinjiang, China, tour / travel

Sites and Specialties

Kashgar, Opal, Mahmud Kashgari Tomb, Karakul Lake, Kyrgyz yurt, Stone Fort, Tajik Relic Cultural Museum, Tajik home, Khunjerab Border crossing

Cities to Visit

Kashgar, Opal, Karakul Lake, Tashkorgan, Khunjerab Pass, Xinjiang, China, tour / travel

Day 1

Set out in the morning to visit the Opal Village Monday Market on our way to Karakul Lake. We will also visit the tomb of the famous linguist Mahmud Kashgari if you like. As we travel to Karakul Lake we will stop along the way to take pictures of the breathtaking scenery.
After lunch in a Kyrgyz yurt by the lake we will continue on to Tashkorgan where we will visit the Stone Fort ruins and the Tajik Cultural Relic Museum. Then you can walk around some until you are ready to turn in for the day at the luxurious Crown Inn Hotel.

Day 2

After breakfast we will venture to the Chinese-Pakistan border crossing where you will be able to enjoy more of the amazing scenery of this mountainous area. We will return to Tashkorgan for lunch in a Tajik home and then journey back to Karakul Lake where we will stay the night in a Kyrgyz yurt.

Day 3

Get up early to enjoy the beautiful sunrise. Today we will take part in a traditional Kyrgyz style breakfast. Then you will have time to hike around the lake, ride horses, or ride camels before we head back to Kashgar. We will arrive back in Kashgar in the afternoon.

Tour Destinations

Tour Overview

See majestic scenery and learn of local culture on this popular route. We will see Karakul Lake, Muztagh Ata Mountain, and other natural sites. You will have the chance to take some great pictures of nature at its best.

At Karakul Lake you'll experience Kyrgyz culture with lunch in a local yurt. You will also have time to ride horses or camels.

Moving on to the Tajik city of Tashkorgan, we will visit the Stone Fort and the Tajik Cultural Museum which houses some mummies and a gallery depicting and explaining Tajik cultural.

We will also drive on to visit the Khunjerab Border Crossing where you can take some more pictures of the beautiful mountains.

Cities to Visit

Kashgar, Opal, Karakul Lake, Tashkorgan, Khunjerab Pass, Xinjiang, China, tour / travel

Sites and Specialties

Kashgar, Opal, Mahmud Kashgari Tomb, Karakul Lake, Kyrgyz yurt, Stone Fort, Tajik Relic Cultural Museum, Tajik home, Khunjerab Border crossing
Categories: Kashgar Area Tours

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