Two Days Tour To Tashkorgan

  • Tour Code: KST02

  • Destinations:Karakoram Highway, Oapl Village, Gaz Valley , Kumtagh (white mountain), Karakul Lake, Stone fort, Tajik family & Kyrgyz yurt

  • Tour Type: Private Tour


Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy stunning sceneries along the Karakorom Highway with Tajik and Kyrgiz people’s cultures.
  • Visit the vast grassland and stone fort in Tashkorgan roof of the world.
  • Enjoy the spectacular sceneries and mountains along the KKH.

Day 1
Kashgar to Tashkorgan After Livestock Market
Hotel:Qianhai International Hotel (3-star))
Meals:Lunch and Dinner
Activities: Visit livestock market before driving along the KKH, Stop at Opal Village, Oytagh Kunlunshan Colorful mountain range, Gaz Valley and check point, Bulungkol Valley (white sand mountain), Karakul lake and local Kyrgyz family visit
Drive to Livestock market and enjoy there for about one hour, then set out along the Sino – Pakistan Karakorum Highway, on the Pamir plateau (the roof of the world) visit Karakul Lake (3600m above sea level). The lake sits at the foot of the notorious, Muztagh Ata (7546m) and Gongur (7719m) mountains.
‘Muztagh Ata’ means Father of the Ice Mountains and is one of the most beautiful and mysterious mountains in the world.

Lunch will be at local Kyrgyz family or at the lake side restaurant as your like.
Arrive Tashkorgan in the late afternoon and stay overnight

Day 2
Tashkorgan to Kashgar
Hotel:Not included
Meals:Breakfast and Lunch
Activities: Visit Stone Fort, Tajik village, Hike on the Grassland and drive back to Kashgar after lunch
Tashkurgan Tajik autonomous county was once an important hub on the old Silk Road. The area borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan  via the Kunjerab Pass and Wahan Corridor.
After breakfast, you’ll have an opportunity to see the town’s ancient Stone Fort – still standing after 2200 years! ‘Tashkurgan’ is a translation of ‘Stone Fort.’ Later Hike on the grassland next to the Stone Fort.
After lunch, drive back to Kashgar and you can make stops along the way if you like.

You will have the following experience on this tour

  • Opal village:This village is about 50kms (one hour drive) from Kashgar city and it is worth for about 10-20 minutes stop to walk around; Taking photos, taste fresh bread; have breakfast (if you have not eaten); buy some fruits or water for the trip.
  • Oytagh Colorful Mountains: Kunlunshan is famous for it’s rich Minerals which adds a special color to the mountain, you will stop for take photos or just walk around
  • Bulongkol lake: Which means corner lake in Kyrgyz language , it is also well-known as Sand-Mountain (Baishashan), on a good day, It offers an impressive reflection of mountains on the water.
  • Kyrgyz family: you can pay a visit to Local Kyrgyz family and have a cup of Yak milk tea at their yurt by the lake (if they set up their tent already near the lake (depends on)
  • Hiking around lake: You can spend a few hours around lake for hiking , horse riding as you like .
  • Tashkorgan:Hike around Tashkorgan Grassland;

Tour price

  • Our Tour prices are seasonal, and we are specialized in organizing private tours, if you are interested in this tour, please let us know the time of your travel; the number of the PAX; the hotel star rating and other info as detailed as possible.
    So One of our tour consultants will contact you within 24 hours with more details.

Service Includes

  • Air-conditioned private Vehicle for whole land transportation
  • Private excellent English speaking local Tour guides
  • Hotels as you requested
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fee for the sights as listed in the program (including shuttle bus)
  • Expenses of the guides, drivers and vehicles (Accommodation and meals for guide and driver; Highway fee, oil and parking fees)
  • Visa support

Service excludes

  • Tips for the guides and drivers
  • Beverages
  • Arrival and Departure flights
  • Chinese visa
  • Personal excursions like horse or camel riding at the spots or boating Etc.

Questions and answer!

When is the best time to visit Tashkorgan?
From May till October is the best season to visit Tashkorgan
How long is the driving from Kashgar
It is about 6 hours driving from Kashgar to Tashkorgan. It would take longer if you stop for photos and hiking around Karakul lake
How long can we spend around Karakul lake?
You can spend about 4-5 hours around Karakul lake. It takes around 3-4 hours for completely hiking around lake as circle
When do we back on the second day?
We don’t limit your time unless you catch a flight; train or any appointment. Anyway you can be back kashgar at any time before dark as you like
can we visit local families?
Yes, you can visit local Kyrgyz family near Karakul lake and have lunch with them or have a cup of local tea in their yurt.
Is that possible to stay at local family?
At the moment it is not possible to stay at local family.
How is the temperature?
It is quite warm on day time and quite cold at night time. The difference between day and night is quite high. Day time would be about 15-25 degree and night time 5-10 degree. So suggest you to bring warm and light clothes
What is the altitude?
Karkaul lake is 3600m and Tashkorgan is 3200m high sea-level. You drive through a pass which is 4100m on the way.
Does it Couse high altitude sickness and is it dangerous?
It would Couse High altitude sickness.
If you are healthy it is not dangerous. If you don’t know or don’t have experience over 4000m altitude, we suggest you to bring some medicine with you.
How do we book this tour?
If you like to book this tour, we request 10% down payment; you can pay this down payment by one of the following payment methods:
1. PayPal (PayPal service fee paid by your side)
2. Bank transfer to our company official account
3. Wechat
4. Alipay

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