Crossing high-altitude deserts with snow-capped mountains rising on the horizon, meandering through gorges along vertical rock walls. And that for 766 miles! How can that not be attractive to any overland traveler? … Read more
Overland Travel in Tajikistan
By far the remotest mountains of Central Asia are in Tajikistan: The Pamir Mountains. The Pamir Highway is on the must-travel list of every overland traveler, whether by car, motorcycle, or bicycle. For those who don’t have their own transportation, rent a car with driver or sign up for an organized tour to enjoy good road-trip adventure in the Pamir Region.
Ancient cultures and languages, a rich history visible in archeological sites, and driving amidst a bewildering landscape of mountains and high-altitude plains are the main reasons to visit Tajikistan.
As the word implies, Central Asia lies in the heart of Asia. The region is surrounded by big countries among which Russia, China, and Iran. Overlanding in Central Asia entails … Read more