Fan Mountain Trek

Wilderness Trekking in Tajikistan | 14 days

The Fan Mountains form part of the Pamir Range tucked away in north-west Tajikistan and include some of the highest mountains outside the Himalaya. This beautiful wilderness renowned for its high summer pasture is a haven for the amateur botanist and ornithologist and offers spectacular vistas of flower-strewn meadows, turquoise lakes and snow-melt rivers. Like many remote areas in Central Asia with an ancient tradition of warm hospitality, it is not unlikely that you will be invited into the homes of nomads or herders and gain a rare insight into lives that have changed little in centuries.

 

Day 1: Fly to Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan

Day 2: Drive to Samarkand, the most spectacular architectural ensemble in the whole of Central Asia

Day 3: Tour Registan Square with its towering mosaic-covered Madrassahs and imposing minarets

Day 4: Cross into Tajikistan to the trek starting point by vehicle

Days 5-11: Enjoy sweet smelling juniper forests, and glorious summer pastures during this 7 day hike

Day 12: Drive to Samarkand

Day 13: Drive to Tashkent

Day 14: Fly to London

Guide price £2,795 per person

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