DAY 68 – KARAKUL – MURGHAB ( 130 KM )
DAY 68 (21/08/13) – WEDNESDAY – KARAKUL – MURGHAB ( 130 KM )
Average Temp :10ᵒC
Average Speed : 60 KM/J
Route : MAIN ROUTE
At 11am, we flagged off from Homestay Sadat and headed straight to Murghab. The journey was accompanied with strong wind and it was rather cold. The distance from the Homestay to the peak of Pamir is about 61km.
At 12.30pm, we reached the peark of Pamir, which is about 4680m fom the sea level. The temperature hit 2ᵒC due to the snow. We stopped for a photography session at the peak of Pamir. After that, we continued our journey straight to Murghab.
At 2pm, we managed to reach Murghab and stayed at the Pamir Hotel. After check in, we had some lunch and then took a nap because all the members had a headache and felt dizzy because of the pressure in such high altitude.