DESCRIPTION: Explore the snowcapped Lenin Peak in Pamir mountain range by taking a day hike from your yurt camp to the Traveler’s pass at 4130 meters. Enjoy the beauty of massive glaciers while walking up to the pass. Rest at the top of the Traveler’s pass to gaze at glaciers tumbling off the massive peak.
Category: trekking / hiking
Duration: 4 - 5 hours
Best Season: June - September
Difficulty: Moderate, passes at 4131 m
Distance: 19 km
Max elevation: 4146m
Min elevation: 3496m
Total gain/loss: 719 m+ / 719m-
ITINERARY: Osh city – Sarymogol village – yurt camp at Tulparkol lake opposite the base camp – Traveler’s Pass - Sarymogol village
Breakfast. Walk up about 10 minutes from the yurt to the south and turn right to take the trail going down to the bridge. Cross the bridge and take uphill with the stream in front running to the river. Trail goes along the stream up to the unpaved road used for the transportation. Walk on this road about 1hr and turn right to follow the trail leading to the Traveler’s pass. Break for the lunch on top of the Traveler’s Pass. Continue your way down to the glaciers or take your way back to your yurt camp. Hope for good weather to see the Lenin Peak.
Note: You should arrive in yurt camp one day before to do this trekking.