There are situated the most historical and ancient villages of Central Asia in Yagnob valley. Here live the remaining representatives of Sogdian nationality. Amount of this type of nation decreasing day by day. Their amount is about 4000 now. They live in the altitudes of more than 3500m above sea level in too bad conditions however pleasant to them. It is very impressive to observe their lifestyle, strange traditions and cultures. You have to see it by yourself, by your own eyes,certainly with the best services of our company which make your journey more unforgettable and memorable.
Description of the itinerary:
DAY 1 DUSHANBE-MARGEB
DAY 2 MARGEB - BIDEV - SHOVITA
DAY 3 SHOVITA- PISKON
DAY 4 PISKON - QIANSI
DAY 5 QIANSI- KIRYONTE
DAY 6 KIRYONTE - TABASPIN
DAY 7 TABASPIN
DAY 8 TABASPIN- LANGAR
DAY 9 LANGAR - VESHAB
DAY 10 VESHAB- ISTARAVSHAN
DAY 11 ISTARVSHAN- DUSHANBE
DAY 12 DUSHANBE
Day 1.Dushanbe – Margeb
Transfer from Dushanbe to Yagnob -Margeb village. Walking around village, meeting guide & porters. Lunch & Dinner at the homestay. Overnight at the homestay.
Day 2.Margheb – Bidev – Shovita
After breakfast trekking to Bidev – Shovita. In Yagnob it is still possible to hear the Sogdian language being spoken. Such a possibility will be in Bidev, which is located 22 km from Margheb. Although here are a further 22 km of finished road, it would be great joy to undertake the walk along the Yagnob River. The hiking will lead west along Yagnob Gorge, till Shovita, where the remains of an old mill could be found. The hike is not technically difficult. Breakfast at the homestay, Lunch – picnic, Dinner at the camp. Overnight: Camping
Day 3.Shovita- Piskon.
Passage along the Yagnob River and coming to the heart of Yagnob Gorge – the settlements of Pscon and Naumetcan. Hike to Pskan. We are in the heart of Yagnob Valley. It is supposed to be the core zone of the future ethnographical park, where no external impact is supposed to be allowed. Trekking distance 12km; approx 5 – 6hrs. The hike is not technically difficult. Breakfast at the camp. Lunch – picnic. Dinner at the homestay. Overnight at the homestay.
Day 4.Pskan- Qiansi
Hike to Qiansi village. Abandoned village. Breakfast at the homestay. Lunch – picnic. Dinner at the camp. Overnight: Camping
Hike and camp towards Tabaspin pass. Breakfast at the camp. Lunch – picnic. Dinner at the homestay. Overnight at Kiryonte homestay.
Day 6.Kiryonte- Tabaspin
Hike along the Yagnob valley. Camping on the foot of the Tabaspin Pass. Breakfast at the homestay. Lunch – picnic. Dinner at the camp. Overnight: camping
Hike over the Tabaspin pass (4040 m) and descend towards Zarafshan river. Breakfast & Dinner at the camp. Lunch – picnic. Overnight: Camping.
Day 8.Tabaspin- Langar
Hike along Tabaspin gorge and then by car to Langar. Breakfast at the camp. Lunch – picnic. Dinner at the homestay. Overnight : homestay.
Day 9.Langar Veshab
Transfer from Langar to Veshab by car. Breakfast & Dinner at the homestay. Lunch – pinic. Overnight: homestay.
Day 10.Veshab –Istaravshan
Transfer via Veshab Pass to Istravashan by car. City tour in Istaravshan. Breakfast at the homestay. Lunch at the local teahouse. Overnight in homestay.
Day 11.Istaravshan - Dushanbe
After breakfast driving to Dushanbe. This day you have enough time to visit to most famous sights of the city. Dushanbe would be a good final city . You can rest and enjoy this final day drinking some kinds of local beers. Overnight in hotel .
Day 12. Dushanbe - Home
After having your breakfast driving to the airport for departure. End of the tour.
Note: Maximum number of people in a group is 30. As much as your group size increases as more the price would be lower! Ask for the price for your group!
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
-All transfers and transport;
-All accommodation. Hotel, Guest houses and Home stays.
-All meals (B.L.D.)
-All entrance and sightseeing fees;
-1L bottled water per day for each
-Porters, and donkeys services
-Camping equipments: tents, mats
-Tour leader per group
-VAT Tax and Profit of organization;
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
-Visa if required, international flight;
-All personal expenses (extra luggage fee, room service, medical expenses/insurance, etc.)
-Tips to the guides, drivers and donkey men;
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