Pamirs Explorer

Tajikistan_2-01

13 days

Tailor Made

Price from $1315

Max Group Size 12

 

Highlights:

  • Walk amongst the ruins of fortresses in the Wakhan Valley
  • Marvel at the immense views of the Afghan Hindu Kush
  • Drive along the epic Pamir Highway
  • Explore the markets of the Tajik towns
  • Hike to the meadows of the Engels peak
  • Trekking to the alpine Trumtaikul lake

Encompassing some of the most spectacular and remote settings in Central Asia, the traditional heartland of the Persian-speaking Tajiks is home to majestic mountains, crystal-clear lakes and wide-open valleys. This breathtakingly journey takes you from the Tajik capital to the heart of one of the region’s most hauntingly beautiful landscapes.

Beginning in Dushanbe you will have an opportunity to explore Tajikistan’s modern capital before heading towards the towering peaks of the Pamirs. Against a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery, you will drive through gorges and villages, skirting the Afghan border as you follow the famous Pamir Highway. Drop into a lively Afghan markets and the deep blue waters of Lake Yashikul, drive into the fertile Wakhan Valley and gaze out across the immense grandeur of the Afghan Hindu Kush. The history of Central Asia is filled into the soul of this landscape; from its Stone Age petroglyphs and ruined fortresses, to the spectacular mountain villages and the distant camel caravans that sustained trade across these across these timeless panoramas on Silk Road.

 

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