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Dara Hike - Tajikistangreen hike

Summary: This is an easy hike into the Simiganj River Valley, which we did in mid-November 2014. The first snow had come, and the last donkeys returned to bring in the firewood. Soon the valley would be completely covered in snow and inaccessible.

In summer, the valley provides access to the high mountain ranges north-east of Dushanbe.

We did this hike with a group led by Hike Tajikistan, which is present on Facebook.

Dara is a little over one hour from Dushanbe.

Maximum altitude: 1981 meter
Minimum altitude: 1598 meter
Cumulative height: 389  meter
Cumulative length: 5.48 kilometer one way
Difficulty easy
Time: 2.5 hours
Date of this record November 2014
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General location and approach: East of Dushanbe, the last stretch to Dara village is narrow and subject to landslide, though the road was being improved. The road ends in Dara

Other Information: In summer, the area provides access to mountains higher than 3500 meter 

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