1 Day Karakul lake Tour via Karakoram Highway
1 Day Tour to Karakul Lake and Muztagh Ata Glaciers via Karakoram Highway
Tour Description: see the village Market in Opal , making photographs on the way , Kyrgyz lunch in Karakul lake, hike up to the glaciers at the altitude of 4700m , back to Kashgar in the evening ,
Tour Overview: This is a private tour, we will assign private guide, car, van and bus, and no other participants will be allowed to join in your group unless you agree. Also the tour is totally flexible. Moreover, if you would like to do some adjustment in this itinerary, please contact us in what area you are not satisfied, we can adjust the itinerary according to your time and budget
- Destination:, Karakul Lake, Opal village ,Red mountains ,Bulungkul lake , Kongur ranges ,Muztagh ata
- Duration: 1 day
- Best time: April to November
- Departure Date: Anytime
- Where to start : pick up at your hotel in the morning and drop you off at your preferred destination
DAY 1 KASHGAR -KARAKUL LAKE –GLACIERS-KASHGAR
Today early in the morning ,we’ll take breathtaking highest and adventurous paved highways in the world to go though High Mountain range to Karakul Lake, visit Opal village , and Bulungkol Lake on the way , stop along the way for photography ,
Karakul Lake: it is rare highland lake in the world at the elevation of 3600m, located on the side of Karakoram highway ,200km south west of Kashgar ,it is surrounded by many snow capped high mountains like Mt Muztagh Ata(7546m) and Konggur (7719m).
Kyrgyz Yurt: made of stone, still some are made of local embroidered mats; it is living house of local Kyrgyz people settling around the karakul lake, talk to them, stay with them and get to know their adventurous life in the remote mountains going to be your lifetime experience.
Muztagh Ata Peak Glaciers: Muztagh Ata peak (7546m) translated into English as father of ice mountains located near the karakul lake and it is massive mountain with permanent snow and ice on the top which never melt even in summer , it is very popular mountain among 7000m peaks in the world for Ski tour and Climbing expeditions, today we will have chance to see the mountain and hike up to it’s one of the glaciers on the western most slope ,
On the other side of the lake , you can enjoy the great view of other 7000m peaks on the kongur tagh mountain range
Arrive Kashgar in the Evening