Browsing Category : Tajikistan

Murgab

Langar – Alichur – Murgab – Osh (Pamir): The Border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan


As we have already mentioned the transport infrastructure in Pamir is not really developed. Perhaps, the most complicated section which almost every tourist has to cover (unless he or she travels by plane from and to Dushanbe and avoids seeing Kyrgyzstan) is a road from Pamir to Osh (Kyrgyzstan). To cover it you will have to go through Murgab –…

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Vrang – Langar (Vakhan Valley, Pamir, Tajikistan): The Buddhist Stupa, Petroglyphs, and Amazing Pamir Hospitality


After several days travelling in Pamir, this time we only had to cover 15-20 kilometres from Tuggoz to Vrang: a small distance compared to the previous ones and taking into account the previous difficulties with transport. Hitch-hiking at Pamir We started to walk, yet, trying to hitchhike. The first driver offered the price of 80 somonis (10 dollars), the second…

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Wakhan Valley

Wakhan Valley: Ishkashim – Tuggoz (Pamir, Tajikistan)


After visiting the capital of Pamir Khorog, we decided to see mountain villages and different people inhabiting them and to move towards Kirgyzstan little by little. For this, we had to drive through the picturesque Wakhan Valley stretching along the Panj river and dividing Tajikistan from Afghanistan. This place and its people are unique. They mostly speak Wakhan language (also…

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Khorog

Khorog, the capital of Pamir (Tajikistan)


[button size=”mini” type=”info” value=”Русская версия” href=” https://ants-in-pants.com/ru/blog/khorog/”] Let’s imagine that having some basic idea about Pamir and the permit to enter it, you found the way to get there too. In this case, you will start your acquaintance with this part of Tajikistan with the region capital, Khorog. Most probably you will reach it late in the evening and discover…

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