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

  • Following is our price lists, it is always better to keep all the services as standard as possible for the tours. However, if the tour is beyond your budget, we’ll try our best to accommodate your needs while still maintaining our high standard of services.

Tour Price from 1st June till 31st Oct

Pax Price per person
1 Pax 4680
2 Pax 2595
3 Pax 2050
4-6 Pax 1703
Based on Chinese RMB

Tour Price from 1st Nov till 31st May

Pax Price per person
1 Pax 3945
2 Pax 2375
3 Pax 1995
4-6 Pax 1775
Based on Chinese RMB

Service Includes

  • Air-conditioned private Vehicle for whole land transportation
  • Private excellent English speaking local Tour guides
  • Hotels as listed above(one room shared by two people)
  • 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 for the car)

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.

Trip Notes

  • Here is some notes for above tour. If you want to make any changes according to your personal request , please let us know , one of our tour specialist will tailor make your tour just for your needs

1. Accommodation

  • —Different types of Hotels are available, including famous 5-star hotel chains, 4-star hotels in the best locations, good value 3-star hotels, or boutique hotels that reflect the style of the region.
    —Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds at the hotels listed above
    All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities
    –If you have any special requests for your hotels, please let us know, our travel experts will try to meet your requests and find out the perfect one for you.

2. Meals

  • Breakfast is usually at the hotels. Lunch and dinners will be provided at good conditioned, clean local restaurants or tourist restaurants.
    You can also taste authentic local dishes of different minorities along the Silk Road.
    sometime also arrange local family meals wherever it is possible to let you deeply understand local life and culture. You would also join the cooking if you like.

3. Transportation

  • Air-conditioned good conditioned vehicles for whole land transportation including Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing.

4. Drivers and Car Types

  • All of our tour guides are very experienced and helpful, who create unique and unforgettable experiences to share with you.
    Our tours include excellent English-speaking local tour guides in each destination, so they don’t travel with you on the trains or flights. But our driver/guide always pick up you from railway stations or airports with “your name” on a welcome board.

    All of our drivers are experienced licensed tourism drivers who are very helpful, friendly and easy going.
    We provide the following cars for the tour:
    1. 1-2 PAX: Sedan, SUV or MPV
    2. 3-5 PAX: MPV
    3. 6-8 PAX: 13-15-Seater minibus
    4. 9-10 PAX: 17-22 Seater Minibus
    5. 11 or more PAX: 33 seater or bigger coaches.

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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