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Lake Karakul, Khorog
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Located within a national park, Lake Karakul appeals to nature lovers and bird-watchers. One of the world's highest lakes, this big body of water feeds many different ecosystems, including marshes, wet meadows, sandy plains, and peat bogs. The surrounding area serves as an important breeding ground for migrant birds, while the lake itself only contains one species of fish--the stone loach. Make Lake Karakul part of your personalized Khorog itinerary using our Khorog tour planner.
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  • Murgab (muṟghābe)-located between the С a рйт a ш (Saro = Tashi, Kyrgyzstan). Saro-Tashi district you're driving from muṟghābe and you will see on your left. Let's shoot before arrive in karakul (town). Karakul (town), and around the flat to it, will not be taking.
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  • 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 enjoye...  more »
  • 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.