Central Asia - Tajikistan (PDF Chapter)
This is the Tajikistan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Central Asia guidebook.
The term ‘predominantly mountainous’ doesn’t do justice to a country where over 90% of the land is upland. This fact of nature has given Tajikistan a precious advantage over its neighbours, namely some of the most inspiring, high-altitude landscape in the world.
- travel along one of the world’s most famous roads, the Pamir Highway, offering high-altitude vistas and fine community-based homestays
- observe rural life along the narrow Pyanj River corridor in the Wakhan Valley, bordering Afghanistan, with Silk Road forts and spectacular views of the snowbound Hindu Kush
- bounce over angry waters on a suspension bridge as a prelude to hiking to the carless Pamir valley of Jizeu
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Dushanbe, Fergana Valley, Isfara, Khojand, Istaravshan, Zerafshan Valley, Penjikent, Fan Mountains, Sarvoda, Margeb, Upper Zerafshan Valley, The Pamirs, Western Pamir Highway, Khorog, Tajik Wakhan Valley, Eastern Pamir High-way, Understand Tajikistan, Tajikistan Today, History, People, Arts, Environment, Food & Drink, Survival Guide, When to Go, Visas & Permits, Itineraries, Fast Facts, Exchange Rates, Re-sources.
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