Route 8: Kyrgyzstan – China – Pakistan

Overland Route 8: Kyrgyzstan – China – Pakistan


Duration:4-6 days
Distance:         ca 770km
Best travel time: May, June, September, October

daily itinerary

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Arrival from Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) or Torugart Pass (Kyrgyzstan): The journey goes to Torugart Pass (Kyrgyzstan / China) and on to Kashgar. Meet the guide at the Torugart Port. Customs paperwork. Onward to Kashgar.

170 kilometers


Kashgar: Customs paperwork at the Office of Traffic Administration outside of Kashgar. Exhibition temp. Driver’s license, temp. license plate, vehicle inspection, etc.

100 kilometers

3Kashgar – Tashgurkan: Drive on the Karakorum Hwy. to Tashkurgan

300 kilometers

4Tashkurgan – Pakistan: Border crossing.

200 kilometer (in China)


Change this itinerary:

Extend this itinerary by 1 dayStay another night in Kashgar and explore the old town and markets
Extend this itinerary by 1 dayStay a night in between Kashgar and Tashkurgan at beautiful Karakul lake


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