Yurta is a small dwelling, decorated with hand-made felt carpets and strips. Having its routes at ancient Turkic tribes yurta took all the best from many centuries' experience of people. Kyrgyz tribes, occupied with nomadic cattle-breeding in mountains, worked out the best type of transportable dwelling that is easily disjointed, moved on pack animals and again set.
Yurta consists of wooden construction and felt cover.
If you want to organize your trip yourself , we can put at your disposal vehicles with experienced drivers . We recommend this approach for people who have good knowledge of Russian or Kyrgyz language. You can also rent our vehicles, but we don't recommend it because it is quite difficult to repair these vehicles in the mountainous regions.
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To the Turkic nomad, a horse is a prized possession, and horsemanship a much-prized skill. Perhaps, therefore, it is not surprising that among the most popular national pastimes, or sports are contests on horseback. Central Asian horses possess such qualities as lightness and good coordination (essential in the mountains). They are exceptionally hearty, will eat almost anything and are not susceptible to sudden changes of weather. They can endure long-distance marches with the rider.
Pamir is a mountain range in the north of Central Asia, the territory of Tajikistan (Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province), China, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzia and India. Pamir is in the middle of the other powerful mountain ranges of Central Asia - the Hindu Kush, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Tien Shan.
Generally, Pamir is used for the GBAO region, the Pamir Alaï is used for the North of the range, on the Kyrgyz territory.
Dushanbe is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan. Dushanbe means "Monday" in the Tajik language. It was so named because it grew from a village that originally had a popular market on Mondays. As of 2014, Dushanbe has a population of 778,500.
The city is located 2150 meters altitude in the Pamir Mountains, at the confluence of Gunt and Panj rivers. Capital of the GBAO. Khorog is known for its beautiful botanical gardens and poplars dominate the vegetation of the city.
The territory that now constitutes Tajikistan was previously home to several ancient cultures, including the city of Sarazm of the Neolithic and the Bronze Age, and was later home to kingdoms ruled by people of different faiths and cultures, including the Oxus civilization, Andronovo culture, Buddhism, Nestorian Christianity, Zoroastrianism, and Manichaeism. The area has been ruled by numerous empires and dynasties, including the Achaemenid Empire, Hephthalite Empire, Samanid Empire, Mongol Empire, Timurid dynasty, and the Russian Empire.