Travel in the Fanns, "empty" program
PROGRAM "CLIMBING IN THE FANNS-2007"
CLIMBING AND TREKKING IN THE FANNS BY YOUR OWN
Departure from home to Tashkent
Taskent arrival (according to international flights schedule).
Meeting with local guide and transfer to Samarkand at night appr 5 hours. Not hot, nice rest (short tea break in the national tea house - "choikhona" during travel),
accommodation in Samarkand in the B&B, DBL, BB.
Time for independent exploration of this nice fairy-tales city.
Optional excursions round city Samarkand.
After early breakfast start to drive from Samarkand to the mountain International Mountaineer Tourist Center “Vertical-Alaudin” (210 km, 8-12 hs). Do not forget to take bottles with water, as the road and weather are very hot during summer time.
Crossing the border Uzbek-Tajik, border formalities, changing the transport on Tajik side.
Optional excursions in ancient capital of Sogdiana state Pendjikent (excavations of ancient town 1500 years old, local museum with local guide), optional visit local East bazaar.
Optional lunch and rest in local administrative center in the mountains town Aini.
Last 30 km is the real mountain road, going along the river Pasrud and narrow canyons and green basins.
Arrival in IMTC "Vertical-Alaudin", meeting and greeting and welcome dinner at the Center in our mountain restaurant.
Accommodation is in the cottages (2-4 persons room).
FB in our mountain restaurant,
Free day with walking around the Alaudinsky lakes.
Preparation for the acclimatization treks, climbing, so on
Overnight is in the cottages.
Own program of trekking, climbing, rest so on. No service included
Reserve day for bad weather.
Farewell dinner at IMTC "Vertical-Alaudin"
Overnight in the cottages
After breakfast, say "Good bye" our IMTC "Vertical-Alaudin" and drive to the famous high mountain lake Iskanderkool (named after Alexander the Great). Lunch on the bank of the lake. Visit nice waterfall.
Then say "Good bye" to the Fann mountains and drive to the mountain village Urmitan, the capital of a former feudal domain Falgar, on the bank of Zeravshan river, visiting the local houses, blacksmith, potter, ancient mosque (XI cent.).
Dinner in the native house in national tradition on the floor.
Accommodation is in native house on the floor or in the garden on the ground
After breakfast drive to Samarkand. Crossing the border, border-customs formalities, Changing the transport. Arrival in Samarkand. Accommodation in the B&B, DBL, BB. Rest and walks.
After breakfast in the hotel or B&B the excursion about Samarkand with transport and local guide. Visit famous and majestic places of this fairy-tales city – Registan Square with three madrassahs, Mausoleum of Tamerlan Gur-Emir, Complex Shah-i-Zindah, Mosque Bibi-Hanum, sand town Afrosiab. Optional folklore concert in the evening. Rest, farewell dinner with new friends. Evening/night transfer for Tashkent airport
Tashkent departure according to international flights schedule
Package price of the tour "Climbing in the Fanns-06" (Empty variant)
Package in EUR p/p
Package price includes:
1. All necessary transportation with assistant
2. Accommodation in B&B in Samarkand (DBL rooms, 2 nights), in the cottages at IMTC "Vertical-Alaudin" (3 nights)
3. Meals as noted in the program (full board in the mountains 3 days, breakfast in the city)
Package price does not include:
1. Official local fees:
- Fee for travel in the Fann mountains (below 6000m) - 50 usd per pax
- Ecological fee for travel in the Fann mountains - 1 usd per pax per day
- Registration fee (registration of national passport in the police) - 24 usd per pax for whole stay
2. Visa support for obtaining Uzbek (DOUBLE entry) and Tajik visas - 20 usd per each visa support per pax
Present program could be extended by excursion tour in the nice fairy Uzbek cities Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva.