Ultimate Long Trekking in Fann Mountains
- Trek to the stunning Iskanderkul Lake, surrounded by majestic mountains
- Hike to the Alaudin Lakes, located in the Fan Mountains and known for their crystal-clear waters
- Ascend to the Mutnoye Pass, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks
- Trek to the Kulikalon Lakes, a group of five lakes located at an altitude of 2,900 meters
- Reach the Big Alo Glacier, a spectacular glacier located at the head of the Chapdara River
- Hike to the Chimtarga Pass, the highest point of the trek at an altitude of 4,750 meters
Start your day off right with a hearty breakfast, before joining your knowledgeable guide on a mesmerizing city tour of Dushanbe, the flourishing capital city of Tajikistan, known for its abundant greenery. Explore the city's highlights including the awe-inspiring gold Somoni Monument, the world-renowned second-tallest flagpole, the serene Rudaki Park, the majestic parliament buildings, the ancient Hissar Fort, and the stunning Navruz Hall. As the evening descends, indulge in an unforgettable dining experience at a luxurious Tajik restaurant that boasts live music and an enthralling dance show, where you can feast on delectable local cuisine and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Tajikistan. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to discover the beauty of Dushanbe in style.
Accommodation: 4 * Atlas Hotel
We will begin our trekking adventure in the morning by heading towards the Alaudin Lakes region located in the Fann Mountains. This beautiful turquoise lake is a must-see and a great spot for pictures. We will take a lunch break at a guest house in Marguzor village. Get ready for an exciting journey through the magnificent Fann Mountains and enjoy the scenic views. Just bring your sense of adventure and get ready for an unforgettable experience!
Distance: 5 hours (by car)
We will begin our ascent up the majestic Alaudin Pass in the morning. After climbing to the top (about 3860m), we will be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding peaks and stunning lakes below. Take in the beauty and enjoy the moment before descending to our campsite near Alaudin Lake, where we will spend the night under the stars.
Distance: 12 km, ~6-7 hrs, +1110/ - 1060 m
Take your time and enjoy a leisurely hike today, as we trek mostly downhill towards the Artuch Camp. You'll have the opportunity to relax and settle into your double room with a bathroom, the perfect retreat after a long day of hiking. Embrace the feeling of absolute bliss as you unwind and recharge for the rest of your journey. The Artuch Camp offers a serene ambiance, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, and an ideal spot to rejuvenate your mind and body.
Distance: 12 km, ~4 hrs, +60/ - 600 m
Accommodation: Artuch Alp Camp
We'll hike uphill again today to cross the Ghuytan Pass (3000m) and see the beautiful Chukurak Lake (2450m). By afternoon, we'll reach Zimtud village, where we'll have the rest of the day to relax and explore. Take a walk around the village or simply unwind at the guest house, surrounded by picturesque views of the mountains and valleys.
Distance: 10km, 6 hrs, +550/-1100m
Accommodation: Guest house
As the sun rises, we'll resume our trek down the stunning Zindon Gorge, with its rocky terrain and lush greenery. Follow the Amshut River and marvel at the breathtaking views that surround you. After a brief morning hike, we'll set up camp in the gorge, where you can relax and take in the serene beauty of the Fann Mountains.
Distance: 16km, 4 hours, +860/-20m
Get ready for a radical hike today, as we make our way towards the stunning Big Alo Lake (3150m), known for its mesmerizing beauty. Along the way, we'll pass by the equally enchanting Small Alo Lake (2400m) and take in the breathtaking natural scenery of the Zindon Gorge. With towering mountains on either side and two high rockfalls, this trek is both challenging and exhilarating. But don't worry, it's completely safe and suitable for all adventure enthusiasts.
Distance: 11km, 7-8 hours, +790m/-790m
This morning we hike along the wooded slopes of the Archmaydan Gorge, following ancient shepherd's paths. Along the way, we'll traverse through alpine meadows and alongside small rivers, taking in the picturesque landscape that surrounds us. Our journey will take us across the Agmat Pass (3400m) before finally setting up camp at the cross-section of the Arma and Archmaydan rivers.
Distance: 13km, 8 hours, +1140m/-1230m
Start your day with a hearty breakfast, then embark on a scenic trek through the stunning Archmaydan Gorge. Along the way, you'll pass by alpine meadows, small rivers, and ancient shepherd's paths that lead through wooded slopes. Be sure to have your camera ready as you trek towards the picturesque Pushtikul Lake (2500m), where you can take a break to rest and take in the magnificent views.
Distance: 13km, 7-8 hours, +830m/-140m
As we embark on our journey, we will slowly climb up the Dukdon Pass (3800m) alongside the glacier. The trails are easy to follow and pass through a beautiful landscape of grassy and rocky slopes. The route takes us through narrow canyons that are lined with Juniper trees, dog roses and iris. The area is called Sughurkhona or "Marmot House" because of the abundance of marmots that can be seen here. As we trek along, keep an eye out for other small mammals, birds and medicinal plants that grow in the area.
Distance: 6-7 hours, +840m/-520m
We will begin our last day of trekking after a satisfying breakfast, heading towards Saratog village while following the Dukdon River. The trek may be steep, but it is relatively safe and easy. We will stop for a picnic in the forest near the bridge that crosses the Zombar River. Finally, we will reach Saratog village, where you can enjoy a well-deserved rest at the guest house.
Distance: 11km, 6-7 hours, +30m/-950m
Accommodation: Guest house
After a memorable trekking adventure, we will bid farewell to the mountains and begin our journey back to Dushanbe. Our driver will pick us up in the morning and we will make a stop at the stunning Lake of Alexander (Iskanderkul) to hike to the waterfall and capture some photos. Our lunch break will be in the town of Varzob before we arrive at our hotel in Dushanbe, approximately two hours later.
Accommodation: 4* Atlas Hotel
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