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Hiking Pshart Valley Tajikistan

Photo Journey: The Pamir Highway

In September 2016, we hopped in a cramped 4WD to begin our journey along the Pamir Highway. We begun in Osh, Kyrgyzstan and finished our journey two weeks later in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. This incredible highway was built during Soviet times to transport military gear, and reaches heights of more than 4,000 metres above sea level. It has to be one of the most iconic (and sometimes dangerous) road journeys on earth. Here are our favourite photos from our trip of…

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Pamir Highway

Guide To Driving The Pamir Highway

Driving along the high altitude Pamir Highway in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan is an absolute highlight of Central Asia. You climb above 4,000m above sea level during this epic journey, and the scenery is spectacular. There is also plenty of hiking opportunities and friendly locals who open their homes to give you a comfy bed along the way. Here are our tips on how to organise your own unforgettable Pamir Highway trip. Suggested itinerary Most people travel the Pamir Highway between Dushanbe, Tajikistan and…

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Tajikistan Evisa

FAQ: Tajikistan E-Visa & GBAO Permit

Getting your Tajikistan visa and GBAO permit is now super easy thanks to the recently launched e-visa system. Here are our answers to a few FAQs about the process. 1. Where do I apply? Just head to https://www.evisa.tj/ – there is no need to visit a Tajik consulate. 2. Can I apply for my visa and GBAO permit online? You will need a visa and a GBAO permit to do the wonderful Pamir Highway. You can apply for both of these…

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Silk Road itinerary

Our 3 Month Silk Road Itinerary

We are lucky enough to be travelling to many countries along the Silk Road from late July to early November 2016. We are not strictly travelling along the main Silk Road routes, which traditionally begin in China, but we are visiting many of the highlights. We will be travelling by local transport, but we have met lots of people travelling this route by bicycle, motorbike or hitchhiking. Our Silk Road Itinerary We have posted our rough itinerary below (we may…

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