Welcome to Langar

Langar is more than just a pretty village: it is famous for the inscriptions that mark the steep rock face that rises above the fields nearby. Over 6000 ancient petroglyphs have been found here, although sadly many have been spoiled by more modern graffiti.

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$1710 Cultural & Theme Tours

Dushanbe to Osh on Pamir Highway

ItineraryDay 1: DUSHANBE TO DARVOZ (KALAIKHUM) 5–6 HRSStop At: Dushanbe International AirportDrive towards Kulob on A385 road. Enjoy the views of one of the world’s highest hydropower station Nurek in a distance. Visit 11th-century Hulbuk Palace before Kulob village. Head on to the Shurobod pass. After the pass, deep rocky valleys and gorgeous mountains open up. Drive along Panj River with amazing mountain views and through numerous local villages. Arrival in Kalaikhum village. Dinner and overnight in a homestay.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: DARVOZ (KALAIKHUM) TO KHOROG CITY, 5-6 HRSStop At: Darvoz GuesthouseBreakfast. Travel to Khorog city. The road continues along the Afghan border with picturesque scenery and widens up in the Vanj valley with gorgeous mountain views along the river. Arrival in Khorog city. Accommodation in a hotel. Afternoon, do evening hike in a Botanical Garden that has various plants and trees to explore.Duration: 13 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: KHOROG CITY - ISHKASHIM VILLAGE - YAMCHUN FORTRESS & HOT SPRINGS - LANGAR VILLAGE, 5-6 HRStop At: Khorog B&BBreakfast. Visit fortress Khaaka on the way at Namadgut village right after leaving Ishkashim village. It is worth a 10 minutes stop. Take another detour on the way at Yamchun to admire the 12th century Yamchun Fortress rising from a platform of natural rock. Walk up to the edge of the fort and you will have an amazing view of Wakhan valley. Further up the hillside are located the hot springs of Bibi Fatima with its crystal waters rich in minerals. Walk back to your car and drive to Langar village.Duration: 14 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: LANGAR VILLAGE - PANORAMA RIDGE TREK ( 3-4 HRS) AT KARGUSH PASS – BULUNKUL & YASHILKUL LAKES – ALICHUR VILLAGE, 7-8 HRStop At: ヤムチュン砦Breakfast. Travel to Kargush pass, 2hrs. Road follows the river Pamir all the way to Kargush checkpoint with the chance to admire the Big Pamir of Afghanistan with nomadic Afghan Kyrgyz caravans. Arrival at the Kargush pass and start the 3-4 hrs trek to Panorama Ridge at 4800 meters. While walking up, two small lakes behind you at roadside open up to cheer you. Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery of Great Pamir on Afghan border on the top of pass. Walk back to your car. Take another side trip to see alpine lakes Bulunkul Yashilkul. Drive to Alichur village, 1 hr.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: ALICHUR VILLAGE - OBSERVATORY HILL - MURGAB VILLAGE - KARAKUL LAKE , 6-7 HRStop At: Homestay AigerimBreakfast. We take a detour to Observatory Hill. You will see a nice view of Muztagh Ata peak of China on top of the hill if no clouds in the sky. Down the hill, there is a Soviet truck full of skulls of Marco Polo sheep inside. Once upon a time, it was a hunting camp. Back to the main road and go to Murgab village. Lunch in a local guesthouse or café. Travel goes on to Karakul lake with the highest pass Akbaital (4655 m) you will ever do in Tajikistan, 3hr. Take photos of glaciers on the pass. Arrival in Karakul lake. Overnight and dinner in a guesthouse.Duration: 14 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: KARAKUL LAKE - SARYMOGOL VILLAGE – LENIN PEAK BASE CAMP, 4–5 HRSStop At: Lenin Peak, OshBreakfast. Drive to the checkpoint, 1hr. Cross the borders and head up to the Lenin Peak Base Camp via Sarymogol village, 3 hrs. Arrival in the yurt camp at the base camp and lunch in a yurt. Explore the snowcapped Lenin Peak in Pamir mountain range by taking a day hike from your yurt camp to the Traveler’s pass at 4130 meters, 3 hrs. Enjoy the beauty of glaciers while walking up to the pass. Rest at the top of the Traveler’s pass to gaze at glaciers tumbling off the massive peak. Back to your yurts, 2 hrs. Overnight and dinner in a yurt.Duration: 15 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: LENIN PEAK BASE CAMP– SARYMOGOL VILLAGE - OSH CITY, 4–5 HRSPass By: Hostel CBT OshBreakfast. Drive to Osh city along the numerous Kyrgyz villages and shepherd’s yurts scattered in mountains slopes, 5 hrs. Arrival and be accommodated in your hotel. End of the trip.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$400 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 Days Amritsar Golden Temple Private Tour from Delhi

Day 1: Delhi – Amritsar Your journey will start early in the morning. The pickup from New Delhi will take you to railroad station for Amritsar train. Around 1:30 pm, you'll be reached at Amritsar. Then the driver will take you to Hotel. Now after fresh n up your expert guide lift you up, for Wagah area. Here, you will surely enjoy the nationalist feeling. And can also watch the bringing down of banners function, which happens on daily basis before dusk. The parade of warriors in both the sides witness loyalty about nationalism. There you will view one street connecting two nations. The army people of both nations prepare action and the fringe's iron entryways are opened. Therefore after that, the banners are brought down to end up the ceremony with setting sun. The ritual closes by collapsing of banners and handshake between restricting officers at an end of entryways. Your guide will offer you knowledge about various services before going to the Golden Temple. You can easily judge the Sikhs' tradition and culture by focusing on art and craft in a market.Amritsar, signifying 'pool of nectar,' was established in 1579 by Guru Ram Das. He was the fourth Guru of Sikh religion. In the midst of heavenly water, Golden Temple is established. It is a beautiful creativity which welcomes all guests and devotee at the Golden Temple. A ritual is practiced in the Golden Temple called Guru-Ka-Langar. It is a ritual which is in practice since the 16th century. The ritual provides food to 10000 people every day. After enjoying this visit, the guide will return you to your accommodation. Overnight: Amritsar Country Inn and Suites in Amritsar.Day 2: Amritsar – DelhiAfter breakfast at the hotel get ready to watch the old city of Amritsar with guide. Starting from a morning visit to Jallianwala Bagh would be a good decision. Here you can see an open garden inside the city along with some historical signs of bullets. All this will explain you Indians under the British rule in 1919. Your guide will explain you the entire Jallianwala Bagh massacre. General Dyer was a Biritsh officer who fired at the unarmed men and blocked all the entry gates. After the site seeing of all historical places guide will transport you back to a railroad station to board your trip to Delhi. It will take roughly 6 hours to reach Delhi. All this will surely make your trip memorable as well as unforgettable.

$34 Day Trips & Excursions

Amritsar Golden Temple, Jalliawalla Bagh and Punjabi Breakfast

Meet your expert guide in your hotel lobby at 8 am start an exceptional day exploring the 400 year old heritage of Amritsar. Walk through the local market and learn from your guide the historic significance of these serpentine lanes connecting the city with history. Stop for a gastronomic break at a local restaurant and devour the flavors of Amritsari Kulcha (Hot potato bread) and chilled Punjabi Lassi (sweetened yogurt). Walking past the old charm of the city, we will reach Harmandir Sahib, famously known as the Golden Temple at 9AM. Revered as the most sacred place for Sikhs in the world, Golden Temple is Amritsar’s soul around which the whole city flourishes. Visit the Golden Temple Museum, showcasing the rich history of Sikhism and its establishment in India. Let your local guide narrate you the legend behind the rise of this heroic religion. Walk to the hall of Langar, meaning mass-dinner in the Sikh religion or in Punjab, where you will witness service and compassion at its best. The temple kitchen serves food to all the devotees and visitors non-stop for 12 hours, feeding over 100,000 people in a day. Visit the mega kitchen and learn from the guide how the contribution and donation is put entirely to the service of humanity. From here proceed to the legendary site of Jalliawala Bagh, an exact spot where thousands of innocent Sikh people were killed on the orders of General Reginald dyer in 1919 on the day of major Sikh festival in Baisakhi. The wall with bullet marks are still standing, screaming the history. Let your guide explain you about the massacre and how the event changed the course of history. After soaking in so much history, board a cycle-rickshaw crossing through the bustle of Amritsari Bazaars and return to the point we started.

$27 Private & Custom Tours

Private Custom Excursion Tour to Gulmarg from Srinagar with Guide

Pick up from the city hotel in Srinagar.All sightseeing done in a private vehicle, with guide.Drive to Gulmarg. (Approx distance: 56 kms; Approx time: 2 hours)Morning excursion trip to Gulmarg (the Meadow of Flowers) which is located at the height of 2730 metres above sea level. The distance of 56kms will be covered in about 2hrs. Gulmarg has one of the Best Ski Slopes in the World, and One of the Highest Golf Courses in the World with 18 holes. You can also enjoy a view of Nanga Parbat if the weather permits. The view en route from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating. In afternoon, visit the Shrine of Great Mystic Baba Rishi. This place is no less than the supreme paradise because the shrine of Hazrat Payam Uddin stands here. The shrine and tomb are built in the pagoda style and placed amid wondrous scenic beauty. It has the Jama Majid on one side and a market on the other. One reaches the shrine through a flight of stairs. The Langar (public, free eating place) adjoins the tomb. Drive back to Srinagar.Drop off at the city hotel in Srinagar.

$21 Tours & Sightseeing

Real Amritsar : Full Day Tour with Wagah Border and Heritage Walk

The Private Car will pick you up from Hotel/Airport at 8:00 AM to start the journey of 400 years old Amritsar city and will take you directly to Golden Temple where you will be joined by a guide who will tell you the detailed history of Golden temple and its significance in Sikhism. You will be accompanying local crowd to pay the obeisance at the main Hall, thereafter have food at Langar Hall and witness the energy and devotion of people working there. Also, You will be taken to Temple's Museum which will showcase you the roots of the most prestigious Temple. Proceed your journey to Jallianwala bagh, A place remembered for large massacre and sacrifice of Indians during British rule. A walk through the museum will surely get your adrenaline rush. Continue your day with a mouth watering lunch at a local place with real taste of Amritsar (Kulchas) and proceed to Wagh Border by 2:30 pm. You will be enjoying the Flag ceremony at India-Pakistan Border also known as Beating Ceremony. This will surely be the highlight of the day and goosebumps will arouse seeing hundreds of Indians cheering for Border Army. You can now go for a dinner and an evening walk along city's famous street to finish off your day and car will drop you at your Hotel.

$25 Tours & Sightseeing

Kumbhalgarh and Ranakpur: Private Day Trip from Udaipur

• We begin our journey from the Heart of the City (Connaught Place): This is a lively place, with busy streets and flea markets all around. Then, we reach our immensely popular and sacred destination Gurudwara Bangla Sahib originally a bungalow of Indian Ruler built in 1780’s, this Sikh shrine’s history of transformation into a religious place is must known. • Gastronomic Adventure: You’ll get a chance to sample simple yet soul pleasing God’s food ‘prasada’ (Langar/food) and a chance to visit the community kitchen where you’ll be discovering the processes of how food is made for at least 25000 people daily. • Then, after this we move to the old Delhi: It is the Mughal capital of Delhi. Herein, we will embark on an adventurous journey via a Tuk-Tuk ride and feel the true essence of India by visiting Asia’s Largest Spice Market. • Some Bonus: on our way to spice market we will be looking the various lanes of 17th century such as jewellery lane (Dariba Kalan), clothes lane (Katra Bazar), electronic Bazar etc. and have a look at the different temples that come in our way. • Do not miss on this one, surely your hearts will definitely be won!!

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