From 4 to 16 of August 2019

Silk Road: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan

  • Preu

    € 1730

  • Type of trip

    In groups, from 8 to 16 people

  • duration

    13 days

  • Exit point

    Barcelona

  • Destination

    Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

Our destiny


The republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan offer some of the best mountain and trekking opportunities in the world. The distance, the variety of mountains, the colorful and friendly local communities, the relative ease of access and the stable climate, as well as the uninterested, make this one of the most fascinating destinations.

Tajikistan is one of the most mysterious and little-known countries in Central Asia, with a story that refers to the exploits of Alexander the Great, the great Sufi and Soviet poetry, of Soviet communism.

Fann mountains in Tajikistan are considered one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in central Asia in the Pamir-Alai mountain ranges. They are not only recognized for their impressive mountain scenery, but also for the many turquoise lakes in them. There are many cravings narrow with rivers of beautiful crystalline water. Geographically, the Fann mountains form part of the large rock walls that run along the southern edge of the Central Asian and Siberia republics, following from the Caspian to the Pacific.

After many centuries of welcoming travelers in the Mediterranean and China silk routes, they have made Uzbeks some of the most hospitable people in Central Asia. Alexandre el Grande, Genghis Khan and Marco Polo were delighted by this mythical land!

The vibrant and legendary cities of Taixkent, Samarkanda, Bukhara, and its elaborate mosques, mausoleums, bazaars and palaces. As well as the interesting trekking on the Fann Mountains make this a journey made for intrepid travelers and cultural enthusiasts alike.

Strong points:

  • Mythical cities of the Silk Road: Samarkanda, Bukhara
  • The unknown Tajikistan, which refers to the exploits of Alexander the Great
  • The Fann Mountains
  • Great lakes with fascinating turquoise colors
  • The hospitality and kindness of the pastors, who are finding ourselves in the mountains and will offer their yogurts selflessly

Itinerary:

Day 1: Barcelona Flight - Samarkand

Departure from Barcelona to Samarkand via St. Petersburg.

Day 2: Samarkand

Arrival to Samarkand at 02: 50, transfer to the hotel. After breakfast, visit the most important places in Samarkand: Registan Square (called the heart of Samarkand, composed by 3 precious madrasas, centuries XIV to XVI), the Bibi-Khanum mosque. Night at hotel.

Day 3: Home trekking in Tajikistan

Vehicle transfer on the border with Tajikistan to Jartepa. After the steps, we will pass to Tajikistan vehicles, stop at the beautiful market of Penjikhent to go to Artuch, where we will begin trekking the next day. This trip goes through places with beautiful landscapes. Sleep Camp at 2100m.

Day 4: Duschoha Lake

First day of trekking. We will climb to the Kulikalon lakes. Along the way we will see wonderful panoramas of the majestic walls that surround these lakes. Camp next to Duschoha lakes at 2900m.

Day 5: Coll and Lake Alaudin

Ascent to Coll Alaudin at 3860m and descent to the Alaudin lakes. During the ascent you can see splendid views of the Kulikalon lakes and the Chapdara peak of 5197m, as well as the valley of the Chapdara River with the incredible Alautdin lakes that flow from the blue to the emerald. Camping on the shore of the lake at 2800m.

Day 6: Mutnoye Lake

We will walk to Mutnoye Lake and return to the camp + -800m. Beautiful views of the highest mountain, the Chimtarga 5489m, Energy 5120m, Zamok 5070M, with its glaciers and steep rocky walls. Camping

Day 7: Coll Laudan and Lake Kulikalon

Rise to the hill Laudan 3630m and descent to the Kulikalon lakes. Unforgettable views Camping

Day 8: From Kulikalon to Zimtut. End of trekking

From the Kulikalon lakes we will go to the neck Chukurak 3180m. From this hill we will be able to see a panorama of different colors with the Lagos Ziyorat and Chukurak. We will descend to these lakes and we will pass the Guytan 2600m coll to reach the town of Zimtut. Night at a country house.

Day 9: Uzbekistan - Bukhara

After breakfast, transfer to Jartepa. After passing the border we will go to Samarkand. After lunch, transfer by bus to the beautiful city of Bukhara

Day 10: Bukhara - visit of the city

Visit of the most interesting historical complexes of Bukhara: Lyabi-Khauz (XVI-XVII) - consists of: Kukeldash Madrassa (1568), Nadir Divanbegi Madrassa (1622); Ark, ancient fortress (VI-VII). Visit to the Samantha Mausoleum (IX-X), Poi-Kalyan Complex (XII-XVI), Chashma Ayub Mazar Cemetery (XIV-XIX). Night at hotel.

Day 11: Bukhara - Tashkent

We will continue the visits to the city of Bukhara: Ulugbek Medrese (it was built by Ulugbek - grandson of Tamerlan, distinguished mathematician and astronomer at 1417), after lunch visit Sitorai Mokhi Khosa "Palace of the Moon and stars" - Bukhara Emir ( XIX), Khauz Bolo Mosque, Sheikh Bakhaatdin Nakshbandi Complex - the spiritual mentor of Timur (this complex is considered Mecca of Central Asia). In the evening transfer to the airport for the return flight to Tashkent. Night at hotel.

Day 12: Tashkent - visit of the city

Visit Taixkent. To have breakfast. Rest of the day, visits to the old town, Barak-Khan (16th century), mausoleum of Yunus-Khan Kafa al-Shashi Mazar (16th century) Kukeldash Madrassa (18th century) Independence Square, Friendship Square of the Towns, etc. Night at the hotel .. At night transfer to the airport for the return flight to Barcelona.

Day 13: Arrival to Barcelona

The night before, transfer to the airport for the return flight to Barcelona, ​​where we will arrive in the afternoon


The austerity and generosity of the shepherds that we found in the Pamir mountains made it fascinate by these families that we were finding along the way

Francesc Masó

WHO IT IS FOR:

Those people who are accustomed to walking in the mountains and who want to know this area quietly, walking and going through the most interesting places.

The view of the Gray Lake with the arrival of continental ice


Difficulty

Medium - High, generally 5 hours with a day of 6h effective tracking at a slow pace with a cumulative drop that does not exceed the positive 900m.


Price per person

1730 euros. Includes full board.

Supplement of 230 euros if you want individual room and individual store.

The price includes
  • Guide toACAMINAR TRAVEL Every day from Barcelona
  • Local guide in Spanish-speaking cities
  • Accommodation in double rooms in the cities:
    • Tashkent: Hotel Grand Bek 4 * or similar
    • Samarkand: Hotel Asia Samarkand 4 * or similar
    • Bukhara: Hotel Asia Bukhara 4 * or similar
    • Accommodation in Casa Rural in Zimtut
  • All transport according to the program
  • Entrances to the main monuments in the cities
  • Full board throughout the program
  • During trekking in Tajikistan:
    • Mountain guide of the English-speaking zone
    • Cuiner
    • Stores for 2 people
    • Dining room
    • All kitchenware, tableware, etc.
    • Mules for the transport of the material
  • Expanded travel insurance with the companies ARAG and AXA, which includes assistance and accidents on travel, hiking and cancellation of the same, for justified reasons.
  • Advice on the material to be carried
  • The corresponding VAT
The price does not include
  • International flights: 698 euros to January 2019
  • Inner flight Bukhara - Tashkent: 60 euros
  • Visa of Tajikistan: 50 euros
  • Supplement of 120 euros if the group is less than 14 people and 290 euros if it is inside 10 people.
  • Tips
  • All that is not specified in the previous section
How to make the reservation

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