Tajikistan · August 15 - September 10 2025

27 Day Tajikistan Expedition

Fann Mountains + Pamir Highway

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Overview

This expedition takes in the best of Tajikistan in 27 days combining the mind-blowing Fann Mountains and the world's most epic road trip along the Pamir Highway. Starting from the capital city of Dushanbe, we will make our way north to begin our trek through the idyllic Fann Mountains, starting from the gorgeous lake of Iskanderkul to begin our trek into the Tajik wilderness. From Iskanderkul, we will continue on to cross over four mountain passes and numerous villages getting a taste of Tajik mountain culture, and visit several unbelievably beautiful lakes in the Fanns including Kulikalon, Chukurak, Bolshoi Allo, and finally ending at the stunning Alovaddin Lakes. After completing the trek, we will head back to Dushanbe for a well-deserved rest before we begin a wild adventure along Tajikistan’s famous Pamir Highway. The Pamir Highway portion of the Tajikistan expedition will bring us to some truly off-the-beaten-path corners of the Pamir including a lovely trek to the village of Jizeu in the Bartang Valley, a side trip along the Wakhan Valley, and visits to far-flung Zorkul Lake and Great Game hold out Shaimak. We will finally cross the border into Kyrgyzstan at Kyzyl Art and spend some time exploring the beautiful Tulparkul Lake before continuing onto the Kyrgyz Fergana Valley city of Osh.

Highlights

Trekking Lake to Lake in the Fann Mountains

Trekking Lake to Lake in the Fann Mountains

The beautiful Lakes of the Fann Mountains are a sight to behold, ranging in a myriad of azure varieties.

Visiting the Breathtaking Village of Jizeu

Visiting the Breathtaking Village of Jizeu

Our first hike in the Pamirs will bring us to Jizeu, a true highlight for many who visit the Bartang Valley in the Pamirs.

Exploring the Wakhan Valley

Exploring the Wakhan Valley

Home to the Wakhi people, historical fortresses and shrines, and views of the Hindu Kush, the Wakhan Valley is truly something special.

The Road Trip of a Lifetime

The Road Trip of a Lifetime

Taking in the best of Tajikistan in under one month's time, this itinerary will take us from Tajikistan's western extremities to the east on an exhilarating road trip.

Itinerary

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Dushanbe

Day 1: Dushanbe City Tour

In the morning, meet your guide and fellow trekkers and head out on a city tour of Dushanbe, Tajikistan’s unimposing capital city. You’ll have a chance to see many of Dushanbe’s highlights including the Somoni Monument, the world’s second-tallest flag pole, Rudaki Park, the parliament buildings, the historic Hissar Fort, and the Navruz Hall. Later that evening, we will have dinner at a luxury Tajik restaurant with live music and a dance show.

Accommodation: Atlas Hotel

Included

Lunch

Dinner

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Iskanderkul & Sarytag

Day 2: The First Glimpses of the Fann Mountains

Starting early after a lovely breakfast, we will hop in a 4WD van with all of our gear bound for the Fanns. After a stop for lunch near Sarvoda we will continue our way to the largest lake of the Fann Mountains, Iskanderkul. We should arrive in the early afternoon, giving us plenty of time to explore the shores of this dazzling turquoise lake. Later in the afternoon, we will head to the nearby village of Sarytag, from which we will begin our trekking expedition into the Fann Mountains.

Accommodation: Guesthouse
Drive time: 4 hours by car
Altitude: 2200 meters 

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Sarytag to Dukdon Pass

Day 3: The Start of the Trek

After breakfast, we begin our Fann Mountains trek. The path begins from our guesthouse in Sarytag, following the beautiful blue Sarytag River for a few kilometers through an enchanting forest before we begin our uphill incline toward Dukdon Pass. In the late afternoon, we'll reach our camp in a verdant pasture at the foot of Dukdon Pass.

Altitude: 2380m
Distance: 11km | 7 hours | +950m/-30m
Accommodation: Tent

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Sarytag to Sugarkhona

Day 4: Crossing the Stark Dukdon Pass

Gradually, we begin our ascent up our first pass on the Fann Mountains expedition to cross Dukdon Pass (3800m) today. The path we'll follow to the top is rocky and features patches of scree but is straightforward eventually bringing us to the top of the pass. 

We will break for lunch at the top of Dukdon Pass before taking on the descent alongside a glacier covering the pass partially. 

In the late afternoon, we will arrive at our camp in the Sugarkhona Meadows. In the Tajik language, sugharkhona means “Marmot house", so keep an eye out for marmots here. There are many other small mammals, birds, and medicinal herbs and plants to be seen along the way today too.

Altitude: 3300m
Distance: 7 km | 7 hours | +520m/-840m
Accommodation: Tent

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Sugarkhona & Archamaidon Valley

Day 5: Onwards to Archamaidon Valley

Today, we will continue trekking, surrounded by the spectacular mountains and glaciers enveloping Sarykhodan Gorge in the distance, heading toward Archamaidon Valley. We will stop to take a small detour on the way to visit the beautifully tucked away Pushtikul Lake (2500m).

Tonight we will set up camp alongside the Archamaidon River.

Altitude: 2980m
Distance: 13km | 7-8 hours | +140m/-830m
Accommodation: Tent

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Archamaidon Valley to Zindon Valley

Day 6: The Narrow Zindon Valley

After breakfast, we continue along the Archamaidon River to eventually reach the narrow Archamaidon Gorge. By afternoon we will reach the confluence where the Archamaidon and Amshut meet. From here, we leave the Archamaidon Valley to begin our ascent along the Zindon River. We will camp near the shores of Maloye Allo Lake or nearby.

Altitude: 2290m
Distance: 13km | 8 hours | +1230m/-1140m
Accommodation: Tent

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Maloye Allo & Bolshoi Allo

Day 7: A Journey to Bolshoi Allo

Today, we begin a challenging day hike towards the Bolshoi Allo Lake (3150m), well worth the effort to witness one of the most beautiful lakes in the Fann Mountains, surrounded by an amphitheater of jagged peaks. On the way, we will pass through the beguiling natural scenery of the Zindon Gorge. The gorge is surrounded by soaring mountains on either side.

We will plan to begin out return to our camp in the Zindon Gorge in the late afternoon, arriving back at camp this evening.

Those who want to rest today are free to relax at camp and enjoy free time around Maloye Allo.

Altitude: 3150m
Distance: 17km | 9-10 hours | +790m/-790m
Accommodation: Tent

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Maloye Allo to Vin

Day 8: Onto Ancient Villages

Today, we will make our descent from Maloye Allo. back to the Amshut River, and finally to the Archamaidon Valley. We'll follow the course of the river along a rough dirt road for most of the journey today to arrive in the stunning village of Vin in the early evening where we will have a lovely dinner in a homestay. Alternatively, we may stay in a homestay in nearby Zimtut.

Altitude: 2380m
Distance: 17km | 6-7 hours | +20/-860m
Accommodation: Homestay

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Vin to Artuch

Day 9: Easy Passes & Beautiful Lakes

We descend from Vin this morning and begin our trek that will take us past the village of Zimtut from where we begin our way up and over Guitan Pass (3000m) and back down again to Chukurak Lakes (2450m). We will reach Artuch village in the afternoon where we will have a night at the lovely Artuch Base Camp.

Altitude: 1900m
Distance: 17km | 8 hrs | +1600/-1000m
Accommodation: Artuch Alp Camp

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Artuch & Kulikalon

Day 10: The Dazzling Lakes of the Kulikalon Bowl

After a leisurely breakfast, we will start our trek up to the Kulikalon Bowl. Following a tumbling river, we should reach our camp in the early afternoon and with time for exploration around the beautiful Kulikalon Bowl Lakes. 

Altitude: 2200ma
Distance: 12 km | ~4 hrs | +600/- 60 m
Accommodation: Tent

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Kulikalon & Alovaddin Lake

Day 11: Our Final Pass

We begin our day with an ascent up the spectacular Alovaddin Pass. From the top of the pass (3860m), we will be rewarded with mindblowing panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and lakes spread out below. From the top of the pass, we will make our way to our campsite located beside the impossibly blue Alovaddin Lake.

Altitude: 2800m
Distance: 12 km | ~6-7 hrs | +1060/ - 1100 m
Accommodation: Tent

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Lake Alovaddin & Dushanbe

Day 12: Back to Dushanbe

We'll catch a gorgeous sunrise today over Alovaddin Lake before we pack up our camp and say our goodbyes to the Fann Mountains. It's not much of a trek today with only a 1.5 km hike down from Alovaddin Lakes to the base camp where our van will be waiting to pick us up.

We will arrive back in Dushanbe in the afternoon, where we'll have a bit of time to do some last-minute shopping before we have our goodbye dinner in the heart of the Tajik capital. 

Altitude: 2750m
Distance: 1.5 km
Drive time: 5 hoursAccommodation: Atlas Hotel

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Dushanbe

Day 13-15: Dushanbe Rest Days

The next 3 days are reserved as rest days back in Dushanbe to recover between your adventures in Tajikistan. Use them to rest and relax back at the hotel or go out and see more sights around the city.

There is the option to arrange a day or overnight trip from Dushanbe for a fee- just ask for ideas and Safar can put some together for you.

Accommodation: Atlas Hotel

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Dushanbe to Qala i Khumb

Day 16: Kick Off the Pamir Highway Adventure

Getting an early start load up into our 4WD vehicles and depart Dushanbe after breakfast to begin your grand journey along the legendary Pamir Highway. Our end goal today will be to reach the beautiful town of Qala i Khumb. 

Along the way stop for a photo op at the gorgeous Nurek Reservoir and a little later to visit the 11th-century Hulbuk Fortress before breaking near the city of Kulob to grab lunch at a local chaikhana (tea house). 

After lunch, we start to gain a little altitude as we approach Shurubod Pass. Coming down the other side the views are mind-blowing as we wind our way down to the Panj River with glimpses across the border and into neighboring Afghanistan. 

For the remainder of the afternoon, we follow the course of the Panj, arriving at Qala i Khumb in the early evening where we’ll have a nice dinner on the river’s edge. 

Drive time: ~10 hours
Accommodation: Guesthouse

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Qala i Khumb to Jizeu

Day 17: Take a Hike into the Bartang

On our second day on the Pamir Highway, we will actually veer off the main route at the village of Rushon which sits at the mouth of the beguiling Bartang Valley after about 5-6 hours of driving. We’ll continue about 30 kilometers up the Bartang Valley, stopping at a bridge to begin our trek to the idyllic village of Jizeu. 

The trek will take us about 2 hours from the bridge with us gaining about 500 meters in elevation over nearly 6 kilometers. 

Once we reach the third village o Jizeu we’ll have lunch at our homestay. Spend the remainder of the afternoon exploring around the beautiful valley and meeting some of the friendly people who call this village home. 

Note: Our vehicles will be waiting for us back on the main road so you can leave your large luggage in them overnight. You’ll only need a small daypack with water, layering clothing, and any other personal item you’d like to bring. 

Drive time: ~5-6 hours
Trekking distance: 9.5 kilometers | 3-4 hours
Accommodation: Homestay

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Jizeu to Khorog

Day 18: Panj River Views & Khorog

For those that want to take sunrise photos over the Jizeu Lakes before we have an early breakfast. Following breakfast, we will begin our trek back to the 4x4s waiting for us on the Bartang Highway. The trek is almost entirely downhill and should take about 1 hour 30 minutes. 

Once back to the vehicles we head back toward Rushon and meet the Pamir Highway once again continuing on it all the way to the Pamiri city of Khorog. The entire drive today is spectacular with amazing views of both the Tajik and Afghan sides of the Panj River. 

In Khorog we will have time to stroll around the city and visit the Central Park and Bazaar. In the evening we can arrange for a visit to a local banya.

Drive time: ~3 hours Trekking 
Distance: 9.5 kilometers | 2-3 hours
Accommodation:
 Hostel-style inn

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Khorog to Yamchun

Day 19: Enter the Wakhan Valley

Today, get an early start and head to a common favorite among travelers who venture into the Pamir- the Wakhan Valley. This stunning narrow valley is home to the Wakhi people who mostly follow a unique sect of Islam called Ismailism and who have their own dialect.

After about 3 hours of driving time, we will reach the entrance to the Wakhan Valley in the small town of Ishkashim. From Ishkashim the valley is littered with ancient caravanserais, fortresses, solar calendars, and more. Our first stop beyond Ishkashim will only be a few kilometers beyond town for the ruins of a caravanserai.

About 15 km after leaving Ishakshim we’ll reach the village of Namadgut, home to the Kushan-era Khaakha Fortress that we’ll have the chance to explore. A little further down the Wakhan Valley Road, we will come to the village of Darshai where we’ll grab a simple lunch and take a little time to visit the Shrine of Oston i Bobo Khokhi in the nearby village of Shitkharv.

Finally, in the afternoon, we reach Tughoz, where we will turn off the main road and head up a winding mountain road to reach the fabulous ruins of Yamchun with jaw-dropping views of the Hindu Kush that form the natural border between Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor and Pakistan. Tonight we will stay in a lovely homestay here in the Yamchun area that is operated by a lovely family who cooks up some fantastic meals.

We will also have the opportunity to take a dip in Bibi Fatima Hot Springs which sits at the top of the mountain road. Bibi Fatima is famous in Tajikistan because many women go there in hopes of boosting their fertility. Note that the hot spring does have separate hours for men and women- bathing is to be done completely in the nude here.

Drive time: ~6 hours
Accommodation: Homestay

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Yamchun to Pik Engles Meadows

Day 20: Ancient Stupas, Silk Road History & Meadows

Back on the road again in the early morning, our first stop for the day is just a short distance away at the village of Vrang where we will make a brief yet steep walk up to the famous Vrang Buddhist Stupa. Continuing on, we stop again in Zong for views of the Vishmqala Silk Fortress that would have served as a lookout to protect this stretch of the route from would-be Chinese and Afghan invaders.

Finally, we reach the village of Hisor, home to the Zangibar Fortress and the Oston i Nuri Muhammed Shrine, and the start of our overnight hike to the stunning Pik Engles Meadows.

From Zong, we follow a path that eventually meets with an irrigation canal with amazing views of the Wakhan Corridor to the south before bending into the narrow valley above Langar village that leads to the meadows beneath the distinctly shaped mountain of Pik Engles.

Once we reach the meadows in the afternoon we will have time to relax and explore the surrounding area. Note that the trek does gain nearly 1,000 meters in elevation over the course of 12 kilometers with us camping at an elevation of 3,950 meters.

Trekking distance: 9 kilometers | 5-7 hours
Drive time: ~2 hours
Accommodation: Camping

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Pik Engles to Zong

Day 21: Back Down to the Wakhan

In the morning we will pack up camp and descend the same way we came up to Pik Engles Meadows, finally reaching Langar after about 3 hours of walking. On the way down as we near Langar, keep your eyes peeled for petroglyphs that can be found scattered all around- there are over 6,000 of them!

We will end the trek in the village of Zong where ee will spend the afternoon relaxing after the trek.

Tonight we will be staying in a great homestay run by a loving family who cooks up some delicious traditional food.

Trekking distance: 13 kilometers | 4-5 hours
Accommodation: Homestay

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Hisor to Jarty Gumbez

Day 22: A Tour Into the Remote Eastern Pamir

In the morning we will depart Zong, first making the slow drive beyond the village of Ratm and onto Khargush Pass. Here, we will veer off the main Wakhan Valley Road and to the north to travel toward Alisher. 

We will plan to have lunch in Alichur and then from there veer off of the Pamir Highway once again along bumpy jeep tracks into the truly off-the-beaten-path corner of Tajikistan’s Eastern Pamir. We will eventually reach Jarty Gumbez for the night, a popular sheep hunter’s camp in the winter months. Here we will have access to hot springs and if we’re lucky we’ll see some Marco Polo sheep in the area.

Drive time: ~10 hours
Accommodation: Guesthouse

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Jarty Gumbez to Murghab

Day 23: Into Great Game Territory

After bidding our warm rooms at the hot spring goodbye we head for Tajikistan’s most strategic point of Shaimak, a grand holdout of the Great Game- where it is possible to see into Afghanistan, Pakistan, and China all at the same time. We will stop for lunch along the way toward Shaimak. Keep an eye out for yurt camps belonging to semi-nomadic families who graze their livestock in these mountains. 

After a visit to Shaimak, we will continue northward to spend the night at a homestay in Murghab.

Driving time: ~8 hours
Accommodation: Homestay

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Murghab to Karakul

Day 24: Back on the M41

After breakfast, we’ll have time to explore the wild wild east town of Murghab in the afternoon where we can visit the bazaar before continuing another 3 hours north and over 4,655 meter Ak Baital Pass. As we cross Ak Baital, keep an eye out for Marco Polo sheep as they do frequent this area.

In the late afternoon, we will descend into Karakul village, perched along the shore of Karakul Lake. Catch the sunset over the lake before dinner inside our warm homestay.

Driving time: ~3 hours
Accommodation: Homestay

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Karakul, Tajikistan to Tulparkul, Kyrgyzstan

Day 25: Goodbye Tajikistan & Hello Kyrgyzstan

We’ll get an early start toward Kyzyl Art Pass, which forms the natural border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. We’ll bid a ‘khair’ to Tajikistan at the top of the pass where we’ll go through immigration and customs formalities before we descend into the stunning no-man’s-land between the two countries. At the bottom of the pass, we will reach Bordobo and officially enter Kyrgyzstan.

Once we have cleared immigration and customs at Bordobo we will continue onto Sary Tash where we’ll grab some lunch and then continue another hour to reach dazzling Tulparkul Lake where we’ll be staying in a yurt camp for the night.

Driving time: ~4 hours
Accommodation: Yurt camp

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Tulparkul

Day 26: Explore the Tulparkul Area

Today we’ll spend exploring the area around Tulparkul. Some of us can opt to trek to Peak Lenin Basecamp or you can spend the day relaxing near the lake.

Accommodation: Yurt camp

Included

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

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Tulparkul to Osh

Day 27: Onward to Osh

We start our final day of this 12 day Pamir Highway road trip by packing up everything and departing Tulparkul back toward Sary Mogul and Sary Tash, eventually reaching Osh in the early afternoon. We’ll take some time to explore a bit of the city today before having our final farewell dinner in a hip restaurant in Osh.

Drive time: ~3 hours
Accommodation: Hotel

What's included

What's Included

All meals as indicated on the itinerary

English speaking guide

Cook during the Fanns trek

Pack animal support during the Fanns trek

4WD transportation

Accommodations on twin room sharing basis in hotels, guesthouses & homestays

Shared double tent on treks

Eco tax

OVIR registration

Tajikistan visa fee (if applicable)

GBAO permit

Personal kit and equipment

Sleeping bag (rental available)

Alcoholic beverages

Travel insurance

Tips to local staff

Hosts

Nicole Smoot

Nicole Smoot

Expedition Lead


Nicole Smoot is a travel adventurer and photographer born and raised in the Alaskan mountains. She enjoys bad taxidermy, post-soviet bunkers, spelunking, and homemade wine. Nicole’s adventures include surviving a bear attack, a glacial cave collapse, and utilizing a ceasefire to move a tour through Northern Afghanistan. She became the first foreign woman to summit Shah Foladi Mountain. Additionally, she has discovered and cataloged petroglyphs, cave drawings, and glacial cave location data. 


Nicole maintains a proprietary network across Central Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. She has consulted for various Ministries of Tourism and NGOs on tourism development. Despite the challenges, Nicole gravitates to regions often overlooked due to geopolitical strife and lack of tourism infrastructure. Her photography can be seen in National Geographic, Alaska Airlines Magazine, Lonely Planet, and at The.Adventures.Of.Nicole on Instagram.

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Fann Mountains + Pamir Highway

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FAQs

Both Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are generally safe countries to visit and both have relatively low crime rates. The main concerns while traveling in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are the risk of injury during outdoor activities and altitude sickness. 

This 25 Day Tajikistan Expedition will begin in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in the early morning of June 25th, and end in Osh, Kyrgyzstan on the evening of July 6th.

This Tajikistan expedition is rated as moderate to difficult and rugged. During the Fann Mountains portion and the treks to Jizeu and Pik Engles Meadows, we will be tent camping, sleeping in primitive camps, and will be trekking higher altitudes. We will have several nights without access to showers, so can be a bit uncomfortable for some. 


You can expect long days of trekking on the Fann Mountains portion of the trip, up to 18 kilometers | 11 miles (7-10 hours) at the longest. As mentioned in the itinerary, we will trek over high mountain passes, the highest just over 3800 meters. We will have pack animal support for the trek to carry food and tents, but you should still expect to carry a pack with roughly 5-10 kg of weight each day. 


The Pamir Highway portion of the expedition is rugged but isn't as physically challenging. The Peak Engles Meadows and Jizeu treks in the Pamirs are not as physically demanding and shorter in distance.

Some nationalities need a Tajik visa issued by an embassy or consulate to enter the country, while others may only need an e-visa, visa on arrival, or may enter visa-free. If you are eligible for an e-visa, we recommend getting it to ease the process of obtaining a GBAO permit (read more about GBAO in the next section of the FAQ).


You can read an overview of Tajikistan's visa policy here but it would still be wise to check with your nearest Tajik consulate or embassy as visa schemes are always subject to change.


Note that if you will be entering Tajikistan visa-free and you will be staying in the country for more than 10 business days, you must register with OVIR. We will handle this process for you after you've checked into the hotel on the first day.


In Kyrgyzstan, most nationalities are eligible to enter the country visa-free for up to 60 days.

To enter the Pamir region of Tajikistan, foreign travelers are required to obtain a GBAO (Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast) permit. Those who are eligible for a Tajik e-visa can obtain a GBAO permit for an additional $20 USD when applying for the Tajik e-visa. The GBAO permit will be issued on the same document as the e-visa. Those who plan to enter Tajikistan visa-free or with a visa on arrival will need to visit the OVIR office in Dushanbe in person with their passport and pay a fee to obtain the GBAO permit. This process can take up to two days.

To join any Safar Expeditions departure you will need to carry an active travel insurance plan. Be aware that Tajikistan's generally remote nature poses very real challenges in the event of medical emergencies and serious illness. Because of this, it is recommended to select an insurance plan that covers both medical care and evacuation. 


We recommend using IATI travel insurance for medical coverage and an evacuation plan from Global Rescue


Prescriptions and over-the-counter meds are usually possible to find in Dushanbe, but we still recommend to make sure to bring any meds you need or may need with you. 

The Tajik Somoni (TJS) is the official currency of Tajikistan. The value of the Somoni fluctuates a little but seems to have steadily stayed around 10-12 TJS to $1 USD for the past couple of years. 


In Kyrgyzstan (KGS), the Kyrgyz Som is the official currency and has been steadily staying around 80-90 KGS to $1 USD.

Yes, we do provide a suggested packing list and preparation guide for our Tajikistan expedition that can be viewed here

The food you'll encounter during your time in Tajikistan will be simple and traditional. In the cities and towns, we will have the chance to try different Tajik and Central Asian dishes in local restaurants. Once the trek in the Fann Mountains begins we will have a cook with us who serves up some delicious meals as we make our way through the mountains. You can expect flavorful soups and salads, plov (a traditional Central Asian take on fried rice), noodle dishes, and meat dishes. Of course, almost any meal in Tajikistan is accompanied by a hot glass of chai. On the Pamir Highway portion of the trip, we'll mostly be eating homecooked meals provided by the homestays we'll staying in. 


Please let us know of any dietary restrictions or allergies in advance so that we can accommodate your needs. 

SIM cards are available for purchase in Dushanbe, with T-Cell and Megafon having the best service. That said, we will not have access to the internet for most of the trek in the Fann Mountains. 


Once we depart for the Pamirs portion of the expedition we will have internet in most of the larger villages and towns along the way. 


On the Fann Mountains portion of the expedition, we will only have electricity on the nights we are in Dushanbe, Sarytag, Vin, and Artuch. In the Pamir, we will have access to electricity each evening.

Yes, a minimum of 4 passengers will need to be on this expedition in order to run. If the minimum isn't reached, we will contact you about the potential to still operate the trip but at an additional charge or you will be given the option to cancel and your deposit/payment can either be returned to you or applied toward a different expedition of your choosing.

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Tajikistan · August 15 - September 10 2025 · 26 nights

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