DISCOVER THE AFGHAN WAKHAN / 8 DAYS KHOROG-SHUGNAN-ISHKASHIM-WAKHAN-KHOROG. From 1-8 July

       
Discover the Afghan Wakhan in 8 days
Khorog – Afghan Shugnan – Afghan Ishkashim – Wakhan-Khorog

ITINERARY
Day 1: Khorog – Tajik/Afghan border – Bashor (30km, 1-2 hours of driving including stops)
Early picking-up from a hotel/guest-house in Khorog and driving to Tem Tajik-Afghan border check-post. Cross over into Afghanistan. Registration at the local police. Afternoon short sightseeing around Bashor. Overnight in a homestay in Bashor. 30 km
Meals: B/L/D
Altitudes above sea level during the day: in the beginning of the  day – 2100m Khorog. At end of the day – 2050m Bashor

Day 2: Bashor – Sultan ishkashim (220km, 10-12 hours of driving)
Driving to Ishkashim along the Panj River. Enjoying the view of the Tajik villages. Overnight in a guest-house in Ishkashim. 220 km
Meals: B/Picnic/D
Altitudes above sea level during the day: in the beginning of the  day – 2050m Bashor. At end of the day – 2600m Ishkashim

Day 3: Sultan-Ishkashim – Khandud (110km, 8-10 hours of driving)
Early driving to the center of the Wakhan, Khandud. Short hike uphill to Noshaq (Afghanistan’s highest summit and second highest peak in the Hindukush) valley. 110 km
Meals: B/Picnic/D
Altitudes above sea level during the day: in the beginning of the  day  – 2600m Ishkashim. The highest point 2750 m uphill Noshaq. At end of the day – 2682m Khandud

Day 4: Khandud – Sarhad-e-Broghil (110km, 8-10 hours of driving)
Departing Khandud and driving to Sarhad-e-Broghil village, the last village on the Afghan Wakhan. On the way, visiting ruins of Qala-e-Panj fortress. Overnight in a guest-house in Sarhad-e-Broghil. 110 km
Meals: B/Picnic/D
Altitudes above sea level during the day: in the beginning of the  day – 2682m Khandud. At end of the day – 3300m Sarhad-e-Broghil

Day 5: Sarhad-e-Broghil – Daliz pass(4267m) – Sarhad-e-Broghil
A day horse riding to Daliz pass (4267 m). Overnight in a guest-house in Sarhad-e-Broghil.
Meals: B/Picnic/D
Altitudes above sea level during the day: in the beginning of the  day – 3300m Sarhad-e-Broghil The highest point 4267m Daliz pass . At end of the day – 3300m Sarhad-e-Broghil

Day 6: Sarhad-e-Broghil – Qala-e-Panja (110km, 8-10 of driving)
Driving back to Qala-e-Panja. Overnight in a guest-house in Qala-e-Panja.110 km
Meals: B/Picnic/D
Altitudes above sea level during the day: in the beginning of the  day – 3300m Sarhad-e-Broghil The highest point 4267m Daliz pass . At end of the day – 2794m Qala-e-Panja


Day 7: Qala-e-Panja – Sultan-Ishakashim (110km, 8-10 hours of driving)
Drive to Sultan-Ishkashim. Overnight in a guest-house in Ishkashim. 110 km
Meals: B/Picnic/D
Altitudes above sea level during the day: in the beginning of the  day – 2794m Qala-e-Panja. At end of the day – 2600m Ishkashim


Day 8: Sultan-Ishkashim – Khorog (220km, 10-12 hours of driving)
Early visit of Sultan Ishkashim bazaar. Drive to Afghan-Tajik border check-post. Cross over into Tajikistan. Drive to Khorog. Overnight in a hotel/homestay in Khorog. 220 km
Meals: B/Picnic/D
Altitudes above sea level during the day: in the beginning of the  day - 2600m Ishkashim. At end of the day – 2100m Khorog

Total Distance: 910 km

What you will see: Panj River and its gorges, along the Afghan border / Beautiful Afghan Wakhan landscape /  Afghanistan’s highest summit base camp / The famous Wakhan valley / the Pamir plateau

What you will enjoy: historical places / amazing scenery of the Afghan Hindu-Kush / Afghan hospitality /  Afghan bazar / talking to Afghan people / Afghan meals

Total Price: 1 pax – $1512.2, 2 pax - $ 2150.4, 3 pax - $2961.2, 4pax - $3699.8

Trip includes:
-    Transport (4x4)
-    Reliable Driver Afghan and Tajik sides
-    Accommodation and Food
-    Entrance fee (Afghan Wakhan National Park)
-    Afghan visa for travelers
-    Office charge including tax

Trip does not include:
-    Tajik Visa and GBAO permit
-    Insurance
-    Flights
-    Guide service
-    All other personal expenses.

Complementary
-    A liter of drinking water person/day

Accommodation options:
1.    – Bashor                 -Homestay or guesthouse
2.    – Ishkashim           -Afghan Homestay or guesthouse
3.    – Khandud             -guesthouse or homestay
4.    – Sarhade              -Broghill homestay or guesthouse
5.    – Sarhade              -Broghill homestay or guesthouse
6.    – QalaePanja        -guesthouse
7.    – Ishkashim           -guesthouse
8.    – Khorog                -3* Pamir Alibaba Hotel and Emerald Hotel, homestays and hostels are available