Trekking in Fann Mountains, Tajikistan

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This trekking is designed for those who have limited time for trekking. This is a well-worn route in Fann mountains that cover visiting most of the turquoise blue lakes of the region. This trek does not require a special physical preparation. The highest point of our trekking program: 3860m.
ItineraryDay 1: Dushanbe - Artuch Stop At: DushanbeYou will be picked up from your hotel in Dushanbe and drive to the start point of the trek – Artuch Guest house. 4 hours drive through Anzob pass. Lunch on the way and stop at the Rudaki Mausoleum, On arrival to Artuch you will have some time to explore village and get familiar with country side lifestyle. Altitude: 1800mAccommodation: GuesthouseDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Artuch guesthouse Day 2: Artuch - BibijanatStop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd ProvinceThe donkeys arrive in the morning to carry the luggage. After having a breakfast and short instruction by the mountain guide, we start 4 hours trekking. Overnight at shore of Bibijanat lake in the 2 persons tent. 2800. Accommodation: tentDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Camping at the shore of the Bibijanat LakeDay 3: BibijanatStop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd ProvinceToday you can explore the surrounding of Kulikalon area or just relax and enjoy the view of magnificent mountains. Altitude: 2770m. Accommodation: tentDuration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Camping at the shore of the Bibijanat LakeDay 4: Bibijanat - Alauddin lakeStop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd ProvinceIn the morning, we start ascend to Alaudin pass (3860 m, 10 km, ~6 hrs, +960 m). The beautiful panorama of the surrounding peaks and lakes will be seen from the top of pass. Descend to a campsite by the first Alaudin lake. Altitude: 2770m. Accommodation: tentDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Camping at the shore of the lakeDay 5: Alauddin lakeStop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd ProvinceAfter breakfast in the Alaudin lake, we slowly start ascend to the Mutnoe lake (3520m) which takes about 4 hours. On the way, we enjoy the view to the peaks and small but very beautiful lake – Piala where we stop for the picnic. Accommodation: tentDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Camping Day 6: Alauddin lake - Iskanderkul lake Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd ProvinceIn the morning, we drive to Iskanderkul (150 km, 3-4 h.). According to the legend, the Lake Iskanderkul was named after Alexander the Great, known as Iskander in the East. It is considered as one of the most beautiful lake in Tajikistan. A short hike to the snake lake and waterfall. Further we drive to Saratog village where you will overnight at guesthouse.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Guesthouse in Saratog Day 7: Iskanderkul lakeStop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd ProvinceToday you will enjoy the view of mountains where you can do a short hike around the village or hike to the top of Alexander’s hat.Accommodation at guesthouseDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Guesthouse in Saratog Day 8: Iskanderkul lake - Dushanbe Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd ProvinceIn the morning, you meet your driver and will be transferred to Dushanbe. On the way you will have a lunch in Sarvoda or VarzobDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 7x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • 8x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Dushanbe
  • Entry/Admission - Fann Mountains
  • Entry/Admission - Fann Mountains
  • Entry/Admission - Fann Mountains
  • Entry/Admission - Fann Mountains
  • Entry/Admission - Fann Mountains
  • Entry/Admission - Fann Mountains
  • Entry/Admission - Fann Mountains

What’s not included

  • Tips to the staff
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Sleeping bag and trekking poles rental
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa fees

Itinerary

Day 1: Dushanbe - Artuch Stop At: Dushanbe You will be picked up from your hotel in Dushanbe and drive to the start point of the trek – Artuch Guest house. 4 hours drive through Anzob pass. Lunch on the way and stop at the Rudaki Mausoleum, On arrival to Artuch you will have some time to explore village and get familiar with country side lifestyle. Altitude: 1800m Accommodation: Guesthouse Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Artuch guesthouse
Day 2: Artuch - Bibijanat Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd Province The donkeys arrive in the morning to carry the luggage. After having a breakfast and short instruction by the mountain guide, we start 4 hours trekking. Overnight at shore of Bibijanat lake in the 2 persons tent. 2800. Accommodation: tent Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Camping at the shore of the Bibijanat Lake
Day 3: Bibijanat Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd Province Today you can explore the surrounding of Kulikalon area or just relax and enjoy the view of magnificent mountains. Altitude: 2770m. Accommodation: tent Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Camping at the shore of the Bibijanat Lake
Day 4: Bibijanat - Alauddin lake Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd Province In the morning, we start ascend to Alaudin pass (3860 m, 10 km, ~6 hrs, +960 m). The beautiful panorama of the surrounding peaks and lakes will be seen from the top of pass. Descend to a campsite by the first Alaudin lake. Altitude: 2770m. Accommodation: tent Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Camping at the shore of the lake
Day 5: Alauddin lake Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd Province After breakfast in the Alaudin lake, we slowly start ascend to the Mutnoe lake (3520m) which takes about 4 hours. On the way, we enjoy the view to the peaks and small but very beautiful lake – Piala where we stop for the picnic. Accommodation: tent Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Camping
Day 6: Alauddin lake - Iskanderkul lake Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd Province In the morning, we drive to Iskanderkul (150 km, 3-4 h.). According to the legend, the Lake Iskanderkul was named after Alexander the Great, known as Iskander in the East. It is considered as one of the most beautiful lake in Tajikistan. A short hike to the snake lake and waterfall. Further we drive to Saratog village where you will overnight at guesthouse. Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Guesthouse in Saratog
Day 7: Iskanderkul lake Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd Province Today you will enjoy the view of mountains where you can do a short hike around the village or hike to the top of Alexander’s hat. Accommodation at guesthouse Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Guesthouse in Saratog
Day 8: Iskanderkul lake - Dushanbe Stop At: Fann Mountains, Ayni, Sughd Province In the morning, you meet your driver and will be transferred to Dushanbe. On the way you will have a lunch in Sarvoda or Varzob Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch No accommodation included on this day.
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