Trekking in Tajikistan

The Northern ranges, Pamirs and Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor
Cicerone Press
  • erscheint ca. am 15. November 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 320 Seiten
978-1-85284-946-7 (ISBN)
Guidebook to trekking in Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Contains 21 treks exploring 5 different mountain areas, including the Northern Ranges, Pamir Mountains and Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor. Also includes a handful of shorter day hikes. With advice on trekking, backpacking equipment, permits and visas, and transport.
1st Edition
  • Englisch
  • Kendal
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  • Großbritannien
  • laminiert
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  • mit lichtdurchlässigen Schutzumschlag
29 maps, 26 route profiles, over 120 colour photos
  • Höhe: 172 mm
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  • Breite: 116 mm
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  • Dicke: 22 mm
978-1-85284-946-7 (9781852849467)
1852849460 (1852849460)
Jan Bakker was born in the Netherlands but currently lives in Lebanon. He has led pioneering mountain expeditions in Tajikistan, the Afghan Wakhan Corridor and Iraqi Kurdistan and has written articles about his adventures for various magazines.
Born in France, Christine Oriol travelled in Central Asia before adopting Tajikistan as her second home. Settling in the Fann Mountains, she enjoyed exploring both the surrounding mountains and the unmarked trails of the Pamirs. She now trains young local women with the non-profit organization Women Rockin' Pamirs.
Map key
Regional overview map
Overview map northern ranges
Overview map Pamirs

Trekking on the Roof of the World
Preparations and practicalities
When to go
Getting there
Visas, permits and border crossings
Getting around
Trekking support
Accommodation and food
Cultural awareness
Phones and the internet
What to take
Low impact trekking
Trekking in Tajikistan
Staying healthy
Safety and security
Using this guidebook
About Tajikistan
Plants and wildlife
Tajik National Park

Dushanbe day hikes
Route 1 Leilakul
Route 2 Gusgarf Waterfall
Route 3 Begar Waterfall
Route 4 Shirkent dinosaur tracks
Route 5 Sioma Valley

Fann Mountains
Route 6 Mura Pass
Route 7 Dukdon Pass
Route 8 Fann Lakes circuit
Route 9 Kaznok Pass
Route 10 Sarymat Pass
Route 11 Chimtarga Pass and Bolshoi Allo Lake
Link routes
Route 12A Sarymat River
Route 12B Munora Pass

Zerafshan and Hissar ranges and Yagnob Valley
Route 13 Darg to Ziddi Valley
Route 14 Yagnob Valley and Tabaspin Pass

Western and Central Pamir
Route 15 Gardan-i-Kaftar Pass
Route 16 Jizev Valley
Route 17 Ravmeddara Valley
Route 18 Pamir mountain lakes 1: Bachor to Sarez Lake
Route 19 Pamir mountain lakes 2: Yashilkul and Shtik Lazar Pass

Southern Pamir
Route 20 Turumtaikul Lake
Route 21 Oykul Lake
Route 22 Vrang Pass
Route 23 Darshaidavan Pass
Route 24 Vezdara to Tusion
Route 25 Pik Engels Meadow

Route 26 Afghan Wakhan Corridor: Little Pamir

Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B Useful contacts
Appendix C Language notes
Appendix D Further reading

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