Travel Tajikistan
Adventure on the Roof of the World [Atlas Silk]

About Us

Travel Tajikistan is part of The Great Game Travel Company Limited, a tour operator which specialises in adventurous holidays in Tajikistan. Here is an introduction to who we are:

Michael Davis

The Great Game Travel Company was started by Michael Davis, who lives in Dushanbe with his wife Sharon and their three children. Michael speaks Tajiki and has extensive local knowledge of Tajikistan.

Rick Allen

Rick Allen has been climbing the Himalaya for over 20 years, pioneering a number of difficult new routes on major peaks. He successfully led four clients to the summit of Everest in 2000. Rick speaks Russian and is very much at home in the mountains of Central Asia.

Ashley Eves

Ashley Eves has more than 15 years' experience as Marketing and Sales director of a number of major exporting companies. He has wide experience of international travel, much of this in the developing world. Ashley is responsible for managing our UK Marketing and Sales operations.

What they say about us

My Christmas letter tells people that my visit to Tajikistan was the high spot of my year - largely thanks to the Great Game Travel Company.
K Ward, UK, Dec 2003

Read an article featuring our company published in CNN Traveller magazine in Autumn 2003.

When we asked our clients what they enjoyed most about our tours they said:

'... the personal service, the care of the guide and of course the beautiful mountains of Tajikistan'

'... the trekking in the mountains, the enthusiasm of the people who organised and guided us'

'... the first couple of days were hard but once I got into it, I enjoyed the scenery and the quietness. You know, coming from London and being away from everything, completely!'

Why Great Game?

In the nineteenth century the great empires of British India and Imperial Russia vied for pre-eminence along the mountainous border region which separated their spheres of influence. This 'Great Game' was played out over the passes and in the valleys of Central Asia and was captured dramatically in Rudyard Kipling's classic novel 'Kim'.

The Great Game Travel Company provides the opportunity for adventurous travellers of the 21st Century to explore the same mountains and extend the boundaries of their own experience.



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