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Lake Karakul

M41 Pamir Highway, Khorog 736000, Tajikistan
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Luke Luck Licks Lakes

North of Murghab (not Khorog as shows in Trip Advisor) Karakul Lake is a must-stop and see if you... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
JGDynamo
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New Brunswick, Canada
A beautiful Lake

This lake was created by a meteor centuries ago and has no drainage so it is stagnant and has... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Rifky K
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Miami Beach, Florida
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  • Average4%
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29 Jun 2018
“Luke Luck Licks Lakes”
26 Aug 2017
“A beautiful Lake”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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M41 Pamir Highway, Khorog 736000, Tajikistan
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

North of Murghab (not Khorog as shows in Trip Advisor) Karakul Lake is a must-stop and see if you are travelling through the area. A beautfil, pristine blue lake set in magnificent surroundings, it is a wonder to behold and for those into hiking and...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This lake was created by a meteor centuries ago and has no drainage so it is stagnant and has nothing living in it because it is too high in the mountains. (an endortheic lake). The surroundings are very empty and quirt. We stopped near it...More

Thank Rifky K
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We are glad we chose to stay here overnight. Lake was beautiful but even more interesting to walk around town to watch local people going through their daily life.

Thank AHA2006
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

We drove all around the Lake Karakul when we were travelling along the Pamir Highway and we really enjoyed out selves. was a stunning backdrop.

Thank BillyK1980
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lake Karakul (a bit redundant as "kul" means "lake" in Tajik) sits surrounded by mountains. It's a beautiful setting and worth spending some time to see. We sat in the sun on the shore and just enjoyed the beauty and the day. Local moms and...More

Thank Donna B
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Stopped along on our way to Murghab. The lake is very pretty, there was still some ice on it at the beginning of may. The region is known for its rough weather, dress warmly.

Thank Tina Q
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

This lake is super beautiful,I tried hitchhiking to this place from Murghab which was very hard specially at the cold season,but I got there anyway and I didn't fancy getting out of the car as it was freezing and windy. I enjoyed the view while...More

1  Thank Shaghayegh N
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

You don't have to stop because you can see it from the road. But you will probably be staying in Karakul which is a rather strange, high and cold settlement.

Thank Dennis J
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

We arrived to Karakul from Sary-tash (Kyrgyzstan) by motorcycles. I saw a lot of photos of Karakul lake on the internet before, but it is way better and more astonishing when you see it live. We stopped in the village near the lake for lunch...More

Thank tadejkirincic
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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

This salt lake is sooooo beautiful! They call it black lake but I saw so many sheds of blue. It is a photographers paradise!

Thank daydreamjunky
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