Route in short: Dushanbe– Khorog–Bulunkul-Murgab-Zorkul-Vakhan valley-Ishkashim -Khorog-Dushanbe
Tour duration: 13 days
Total distance: 2090 км.
Season: June 1st – Sep. 30th .
Day 1: Arrival in Dushanbe, transfer to a hotel. City Tour.
Day 2: Drive to Qalai Khumb. Overnight in guest house.
Day 3: Drive to Khorog along the Afghanistan border. Overnight in hotel/guesthouse.
Day 4: Drive to Bulunkul with a lunch stop in Jelondi hot spring. Overnight in guest house
Day 5: Strolling around the Bulunkul lake, visiting yurts, mineral springs and geysers. Overnight in guest house.
Day 6: Drive to Murghab with an overnight stop in Modiyon. Accommodation in Kyrgyz yurts.
Day 7: Drive to Charti-Gumbaz. Arrival, laying tents and accommodation. Walk around the area, visit hot springs. Stay overnight in tents and hotels.
Day 8: Drive to Vakhan valley via Zorkul natural reserve with an overnight stop in Langar. Visit petroglyphs in Langar. Accommodation in guest houses.
Day 9: Drive to the Bibi-Fotima hot spring with a short stop at the Buddhist temple and the «Museum of Muboraki Vakhoni in Yamshun village. Accommodation in the guest houses.
Day 10: Drive to Khorog with a short stop in the well-known Garmchashma hot spring. Accommodation – hotel.
Day 11: Drive to Qalai Khumb. Accommodation – guest house.
Day 12: Drive to Dushanbe via Khobu Robot Pass (3,300m) and Tawildara valley. Accommodation-hotel.
Day 13: Transfer to the airport and seeing off.
Remark: This itinerary is quite flexible and can be further shortened or extended by leaving out and adding other destinations.