Places in The Pamir Highway
For stark, mountain deserts, salt lakes and giant sand dunes you might explore the Rang-Kul area. Rangkul village has homestays and ZholKerbez runs yurtstay camel treks (per camel for one/two/three days US$70/90/110, pre-booking essential), but don't underestimate the discomfort of camel-riding.
Tips and articles
Tajikistan: travel books to read before you go
This excerpt from Lonely Planet’s Central Asia guide provides a selection of travel literature to get you in the mood for your trip...