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12 Awesome Places To Discover In Almaty

Formerly the capital of Kazakhstan, Almaty is easily one of the most underrated cities I have ever been to. It is a hidden gem that hasn’t been overrun with tourists, yet. Located in the southeastern part of Kazakhstan, it is the cultural heartbeat of Kazakhstan. Like the rest of Central Asia’s countries, the city was hugely soviet-influenced […]

A Backpacker’s Guide To Travelling In Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a name commonly heard of among the -Stan countries, apart from Afghanistan. Yet many can’t really point its location on the map. Is it in Europe? Near to Russia? Or maybe somewhere in Asia? Kazakhstan is one of the few developing countries that can still be considered as an off-the-beaten-path destination. Geographically, it […]

Receiving The Most Gracious Hospitality In Khujand

Khujand is the second largest city in the country after Dushanbe with a handful of sites that can be seen in a day or two. It is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia having ruled by the Persians, Greek settlers, Scythian tribes, the Arab caliphate, the Mongol Hordes and the Soviets at some […]

5 Interesting Places To Visit In Khorog

Located approximately in the heart of the Pamir Highway: 600-kilometres to Dushanbe and 730-kilometres to Osh in Kyrgyzstan, Khorog is the largest town in Pamirs with a population of around 30,000 people. It is a touristic center of Pamir that you can’t miss no matter which way you go: the northern road goes along a […]

Best Things To Do In And Around Dushanbe

Between the one hell of a road trip and hiking around one of the best off-beaten trekking destinations, Dushanbe is a welcoming oasis to take a break from the challenges of travelling in the rural region. Not as exciting as Tashkent in Uzbekistan, Dushanbe is a fairly quiet city with beautiful parks and good restaurants. In contrast […]

A Quick Travel Guide Of Iskanderkul In Tajikistan

The lake is named after Alexander the Great – Iskander is Alexander in Persian and Kul means lake in Tajik. Iskanderkul is a massive mountain lake, lies at an altitude of 2,195-metres on the Northern slopes of the Gissar Range in the Fann Mountains. There are several legends saying the lake’s existence is related to Alexander the Great, but the reality is that […]

Fann Mountains: An Independent Guide For 7-Lakes Trek

Tajikistan is a mountainous country, where you find the third highest mountain range in the world, after the Himalayas and the Karakoram. While most travellers venture straight into the Pamir-Alay mountains in the center and east of Tajikistan, they often overlook the Fann mountains in the Northwestern corner of the country bordering Uzbekistan. That was because […]

30 Images of Tajikistan That Might Blown Your Mind

Tajikistan, a country you normally don’t hear a lot about. Undeservedly so, Tajikistan is absolutely stunning with incredibly friendly and hospitable people. From fertile valleys to arid high plateaus to stunning lakes, making it a trekker’s paradise, not to mention a photographer’s dream. Are you ready for this breathtaking, wild and unspoiled country? Don’t Miss: 10 Reasons […]

A DIY Road Trip Across Pamir Highway Via Wakhan Corridor

Travelling the M41, the official name of the Pamir Highway, is an exciting adventure in itself. One of the ancient Silk Road trade routes, the Pamir Highway passes through the beautiful Pamir Mountains through Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Having 90% of the country covered by mountain range, more than half of Tajikistan is situated at […]

10 Reasons Why Tajikistan Should Be On Your Travel Radar

Did you know that more than 90% of Tajikistan is covered in mountains, earning the name “Switzerland of Central Asia”? No? You’re not the only one. Most people can’t even point out the country on the map, despite being a close neighbor with the infamous Afghanistan. Not only that, Tajikistan also shares borders with several […]

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