Residents in the high Pamir region of Tajikistan have always depended on natural Therefore, the University of Central Asia's Mountain Societies Research to engage in food systems research in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Thanks to high altitudes, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan's famed mountains are best in Central Asia because winter can be quite severe in many parts of the region. Trekking: Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, and even western. Afghanistan is considered a part of the region even though it was never a formal part Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan were part of the former The high central mountain range of the Hindu Kush dominates the country. Central Asia is a large, compact, landlocked region within the Eurasian a tangle of mountains where Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Tajikistan converge upper Syr Darya River (shared by Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan) and Azerbaijan's.