One Day Kashgar tour to Karakul lake

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Kashgar - Karakorum highway(KKH) - Opal village - Oytagh Red mountain - White sand mountain - Karakul lake - Muztagh ata mountain - Kashgar


Karakul Lake is 200km Southeast of Kashgar city on the Karakorum Highway with the elevation of 3600m above sea level. It is located between two giant mountains, Muztagh Ata(7546m) means “the father of ice mountains” and Kongur mountain. It is rare highland lake in the world. Around the lake, there are yurts of Kyrgyz people and restaurants available for travelers.

Kashgar - Karakul Lake,200km,5hours


Karakorum highway(KKH), Opal village, Oytagh Red mountain, White sand mountain, Karakul lake, Muztagh ata mountain.

This is one of the most exciting tours of Kashgar, the landscapes are very attractive, your guide will meet you at your Hotel in the morning and you travel to Karakul lake, on the world famous Karakorum highway whtch is about 1225km, 425km are in China starting from Kashgar and ends at Khonjirap pass, after 50km driving you will arrive Opal village witch is the summer resort of Karahani kingdom 1000years ago and still very beautiful ancient village, you can take photos in the village bazaar. Further 40km you will arrive Red mountain, it looks very charming and beautiful. After drive in the mountain valley about 70km you will arrive White sand mountain, it is very beautiful because of the white sand and corner lake, you can see the wonderful shadow of the mountain in the lake looks like mirror if the weather is good. About 40km to the south you will arrive the final destination Karakul lake, Is the most beautiful high mountain natural lake at the elevation of 3600m above sea level, the lake surrounded by mountains which remain snow-covered throughout the year, the three highest peaks visible from the lake are the Muztagh ata (7,546 m),  Kongur(7719 m) and Kongur Tiube (7,530m), Muztagh ata mountain is considered the easiest mountain to climb among above 7000m high mountains. we will have picnic at the lake or in the local Kyrgyz Yurt, after lunch you can ride horse, camel or hike around the lake, just need to inform your guide when you are ready to go back Kashgar.

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