Ismoil Somoni

Altitude 7495m, Grade 4C

The highest 7000m peak of the Russian Snow Leopard (aka Peak Communism). 


Ismoil Somoni (aka Peak Communism) is the highest mountain in Tajikistan and a cherished dream of any mountaineer being one of the most beautiful and interesting 7000m peak climbs in the world. A mountain that has seen many names: in 1933 Stalin Peak, in 1962 Communism Peak and in 1998 Ismoil Somoni after the ancestor of the Samanid dynasty. The ascent starts from a base camp Moskvina Glade (4200m) which can only logically be approached by helicopter. Many climbers attempt Vorobeva peak (5691 m) or Chetyreh peak (6299 m) as part of their acclimatization. Four further camps are placed to reach the impressive small rocky summit with its spectacular panoramic views across the whole Pamirs and into China.

Trip dossier

Trip dossier

  • International flights from London (Flight inclusive package).
  • A British expedition team leader. Small groups may use a local leader.
  • Travel to and from UK airport (unless otherwise specified).
  • Internal flights
  • Transfers to and from the in-country airport if flights booked with Adventure Peaks
  • Permits, charges, importation taxes and levies payable to the Local Authorities in connection with the expedition.
  • Food, fuel and cooking equipment whilst on the mountain.
  • Hotel accommodation in Dushanbe on a Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • All tents and other communal equipment necessary for the climb.
  • Medical safety equipment and supplies.
  • Communication equipment (each member on a Grade 3B or above are normally provided with a radio whilst on the mountain and the team is often supported with a Satellite Telephone and e-mail facilities on extended expeditions at Base Camp).
  • 90 – 120 litre kit bag for expedition members for UK based clients. A logoed top will be substituted for all clients residing outside of the UK and for returning clients
  • 15% off the RRP on clothing and equipment purchases from Adventure Peaks shop
  • Personal climbing clothes and equipment.
  • Personal insurance, visas, departure tax and inoculations.
  • Transfers to and from the in-country airport if flights NOT booked with Adventure Peaks
  • Drinks and hotel or guest house meals unless specified.
  • Personal medical supplies.
  • Personal use of communication equipment.
  • Excess baggage.
  • Tips for porters and local guides.
  • Costs associated with an expedition finishing early.
  • Costs associated with you leaving an expedition early.
  • Costs associated with extending a trip due to bad weather or other circumstances.

It is vitally important that you have adequate travel insurance for your trip with Adventure Peaks. We recognise the complexity and variety of choice in the insurance market and know that many of you either have your own preferred insurer or have annual multi trip cover in place already. If this is the case, please ensure that your insurer is aware of your Adventure Peaks itinerary and can agree to cover the activities being undertaken.

Adventure Peaks do not provide any advice on travel insurance, although it is a requirement of our booking conditions that you have travel insurance which covers the activities which you are likely to be undertaking on your holiday. Cover must include emergency medical, helicopter evacuation, repatriation and rescue expenses.

It is strongly recommended that suitable cancellation insurance is purchased at the time of booking as all deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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Peak Lenin Ismoil Somoni Expedition – July 2019 - 14th Aug - Summit success for Max.
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Korzhenevskaya-Martin-Barnet-1439 Korzhenevskaya And Ismoil Somoni 2014 - 10th August: Second year of outstanding success on Korzhenevskaya - 9 climbers summit Peak Korzhenevskaya a fantastic 7000m peak in Taijikistan. Congratulations to Richard, Lowry, Simon, Michael, Abi, Geoff and our three guides they reached the summit at 11.30am on a stunningly clear day and are now back at high camp.

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Korzhenevskaya Peak extension from £2350 (+9 days) Combine Korzhenevskaya Peak before Ismoil Somoni (Peak Communism)


The Initial Deposits for this booking will be :£400 per Person

Land Only Availability Days Price Book
13th Jul 2022 - 7th Aug 2022
22nd Jul 2022 - 16th Aug 2022
12th Jul 2023 - 6th Aug 2023
19th Jul 2023 - 13th Aug 2023
With UK Flight dates Availability Days Price Book
12th Jul 2022 - 7th Aug 2022
21st Jul 2022 - 16th Aug 2022
11th Jul 2023 - 6th Aug 2023
18th Jul 2023 - 13th Aug 2023