In the pristine Chapursan Valley, our guest houses offer homestay in a traditional Wakhi family home and in a shepherd house at Zood Khun Village (3,300 m) and at Baba Ghundi meadow (4,000m), below Irshad Pass bordering Afghanistan. The access is from Sost, on Karakoram Highway, before crossing the Khunjerab Pass to China or while exploring Gojal, the Upper Hunza.
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Presentation of our guest-houses
Pamir Serai Guest-House in Zood Khun (Zuwudkhoon on wikipedia & Google map) – Alt 3 300 m
Our guest-house of Zoodkhun will welcome you in Chapursan (also spelled Chipursan, Chapurson,Chipurson) Valley. We can accept until 10 persons. The sleeping is as « at home » with traditional matelas on the carpet.
We try to host the guest as it was in the time of Nassir khisraw, Gengis Khan or Alexander the great.
We can prepare any kind of meal and breakfast.
All the vegetables come from the garden and are organic. We can prepare all the special dishes from wakhi tradional food like Molida, Chilpentok, Bat and Chamurki, …
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Pamir Serai guest house at Baba Ghundi
Alt 4 000 m
This is a simple accomodation in a herder like house in an alpine pasturage near the important pilgrimage Ziarat (shrine) of the saint, Baba Ghundi. One hour drive from Zoodkhun, it is located at the end of Chapursan Valley and at the bottom of Irshad Pass connecting with the Afghan Wakhan . Accomodation can be organized in advance from Pamir Serai guest-houses of Sost or Zoodkhun.
How to get to Pamir Serai guest-houses
Getting to Sost
- From Islamabad :
Getting to Gilgit : By bus or By air (daily flght from Islamabad depending on the weather)
Gilgit to Sost : By minibus
- From China
Kashgar to Sost : By Bus
From Sost to Zood Khun
- By cargo jeep. It is a three hours trip. Cargo jeep leaves arount 2:30 PM from BABA GHUNDI HOTEL/CAFE (click on the name for the place).
Return is around 5:30 AM from Zood Khun. Schedule may change. Get a prior confirmation.
- A private transportation can also be arranged in advance between Sost and Zood khun with Pamir Serai.
The road to Zood Khun and Pamir Serai
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Prepare your next trip to Upper Hunza and to Chapursan Valley
Read the STORIES we collected for you about heritage, environment, tradition, myths, history of this remote and high region. Have a first look on the beauties you will discover with our IMAGE collections. Be ready to learn on how Wakhi MUSIC and language are dynamic in Chapursan Valley thanks to their senior and also very young artists. Review the adventurous tours, PAMIR TRAILS, can offer you.
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