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Photography of the Afghanistan Wakhan Still the best in adventure and travel and photography (all at once!), National Geographic has some amazing pictures from Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. If you’re looking for a little visual inspiration of why you might want …

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Beware Wakhan River Landmines In case you’ve not seen it mentioned elsewhere, the Wakhan Corridor is named for the Wakhan River that winds its way through these mountains and serves as the border between Tajikistan and Afghanistan. One important point …

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Stargazing in the Wakhan One thing we were surprised by during our time in the Wakhan: how beautiful the stars were. Even in large villages like Ishkashim and Langar, there was generally so little light pollution that we had an …

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Wakhan Camping Options Travelers in Tajikistan’s Wakhan Corridor who are carrying a self-sufficient level of outdoor gear might consider doing some camping during their trip. There are plenty of little out of the way plots of ground where you could …

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Transportation in Tajikistan’s Wakhan Corridor

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Transportation in Tajikistan’s Wakhan Corridor Unfortunately for travelers, public transportation within the Wakhan (on either side of the border) is not very well developed, which leaves few options for tourists without their own transport. 1. Hire a car through an …

 

Trekking in Tajikistan (Guidebook Review)

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Trekking Tajikistan Guidebook Review One of the biggest problems (or I suppose greatest adventures, depending on your point of view) of travel in the Wakhan Corridor and in Central Asia more generally is the lack of widely available information about …

 

Roof of the World – Rally for Tajikistan Charity

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Roof of the World – Tajikistan Charity Rally Talk about a good cause! It has been pointed out to us here at TravelWakhan that starting next month the ‘Roof of the World‘ charity rally will be taking off from the …

 

Tajikistan’s Pamir Highway on Tripadvisor!

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Pamir Highway – A Tajikistan Roadtrip on TripAdvisor! Believe it or not, popular travel review website TripAdvisor actually has an entry for the Pamir Highway through Tajikistan! If you’re looking to visit the Tajik Wakhan you’ll necessarily pass down this …

 

Afghan Wakhan Trip Report

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Afghan Wakhan Trip Report Part of the reason we created this website is that good actionable information to traveling in the Wakhan can be hard to come by. To that end, we’d like to point you to an informative trip …

 

Wakhan Film: Prisoners of the Afghan Pamir

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Wakhan Film: Prisoners of the Afghan Pamir A quick up date to point out a film project that was released in 2012 focusing on the Kyrgyz in the Afghan Wakhan: Prisoners of the Afghan Pamir. Though we haven’t had a …