Grum-Grzhemaylo Glacier

The Grumm-Grzhemaylo is a valley tree-like glacier in the central Pamirs in Tajikistan. It is located at the base of the Revolution Peak and on the slopes of the Yazgulem ridge. This glacier is the second-largest glacier in the Pamirs after the Fedchenko glacier. The Grumm-Grzhemaylo glacier is located in the Tanymas valley, in the […]

Peak Engels & Meadow

Peak Engels is located in the central part of the Shohdara in the south-west of the Pamirs in Tajikistan with a height of 6,510 m. The peak was discovered by the Russian explorers at the end of 19th century and named after Empress Mariya (wife of Emperor Alexander III Maria Feodorovna). In 1954 the Soviet […]

Khargushi Junction

The Khargushi Junction is located at the altitude of 4,091 to 4,344 above the sea level. It is a strategic point in linking Eastern and Western Pamirs. The highroad which goes from Langar village of Ishkoshim to the Alichur village of Murghob district passes through this junction and steppe. It is approximately 212 km far […]

The Pamir Highway

The Pamir Highway is one of the most picturesque roads in the world and the highest mountain road in the territory of the former USSR. It appeared in the 19th century. It is a high-altitude asphalt road in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) with a length of more than 700 km. The highway runs along […]

Fedchenko Glacier

Fedchenko Glacier is the largest valley and mountain glacier not only in Tajikistan, but in the whole world. The length of the glacier is 77 km, its area is 650 square km, its thickness is 700 -1000 meters, and its width is up to 3-5 square km (an average of 1800m). Its total volume is […]