Kyrgyzstan trekking 1

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 1

Activity: Trekking tour

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 13 days

During this travel you will have chance to see the most beautiful parts of Kyrgyzstan. This tour includes highlights of our country that attract so many people. We will give you an opportunity to merge in to the life of nomads and feel all features of this life. Our site mission is to unveil our small sunny country for the rest of the world. The grandeur of the mountain nature with its crystal pure air, the azure Issyk-Kul Lake with its warm and caressing sun, traditions peculiarities of the hospitable Kyrgyz people, historical monuments along the Great Silk Road - we want to make all of these accessible for you! Come to Kyrgyzstan and  you will not regret about it. 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga  -  Barskoon gorge - Barskoon Pass - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzhukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pas - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Ak Sai Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city 

The tour: 

Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
You will be met by our tour -guide at Manas International Airport and accompanied to to Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where you start the day with breakfast. The entire day is devoted to excursion around the Bishkek City Tour, lunch is included The tour includes walk around the central Ala-Too Square, Pobeda Square (Victory Square),, National philharmonic, Bazaar visiting Historical Museum, Duboviy Park (Oak Park) and others places of interest. At 5 p.m., you will be transferred to the Chon Kemin valley, where you stay for one night. Dinner time is 7 p.m.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Tamga
Breakfast time is 7 a.m after that you begin your trip to Tamga village (380 km, 6h) by car. We drive along the southern shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake, which is second largest mountain lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). The Lake is also known as "The pearl of Central Asia". The dinner is in the "Tamga" guesthouse, where you also spend one night. On the way visiting Talgat house, he is famous hunter with golden eagles. He will tell you about his birds. After that is arrival in Tamga village, resort town on the shore of the lake. Walk to holy Manjili Ata sources. Accommodation will be in Askar and Tomara guest house in Tamga village. (1600m) after that you have leisure time for swimming in the lake. .After that you should prepare everything for trek.
Day 3:  Tamga -  Barskoon gorge - Barskoon Pass (3754 m) - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley (5 hours)
After nutritious breakfast you go to barskoon, where will see one of the most picturesque valleys in the mountainous Terskey Ala Too. There the highest waterfall in Kyrgyzstan is. Here, you start your trekking. You will have an   ascent to Dunguromo pass (3100 meters asl). After few kilometers down from the pass, you stop for the camping. Dinner time will give us the opportunity to share with impressions of the first day. Night is in tent camp at the height of 3820 meters above sea level.
Day 4: Arabel Suu valey - Chakalu Kol Lake (7 hours)
Time for getting up is 7 a.m. You have a vertical ascent to the Chokolu Lake through Zauka Pass. The landscape is relatively flat, from vegetation prevails fine grass and moss, the climate is very close to the climate of tundra. Coming closer to the lake you pitch your camp for the night. Night is in tent camp at the height of 3800 m. asl.
Day 5: Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass (3720 m) - Dzhukuu gorge (7 h)
After breakfast you should prepare all your equipments and we will load it on the horse, and then you go further. You cross the Zauka pass (3720 m) and from this top you will see hall beauty of the Dzhukuu valley. After short break you go down the gorge about 20 km and reach the foot of the Ashu Kashka Suu gorge where you set up camp for the night. Dinner and night is in tent camp at the height of 2900 meters asl.
Day 6: Djukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge (7 hours)
On the 6th day you get up in the early morning and begin to put ourselves in order. After hearty breakfast you go further in search of new impressions and feelings. You will move along the slopes covered with juniper and fir-tree forests. Juniper is a very unique tree for several reasons. First, it has certain root system that helps to survive in difficult nature conditions. In second, a tree is higher than 10 m and has winding trunks - this is protection system against wind. In third, during dry seasons it can drop own leaves to save moisture in the soil around the tree. Afternoon you will stop at the foot of Ashu Tor Pass you set up your camp. Dinner and night is in tent camp at the height of 2970 m.
Day 7: Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass (3638 m) - Jukuchak gorge (7 hours)
Early morning you spend to prepare and pack your backpacks .Then you hike up to gorge Ashu Kashka Suu. As soon as you get the pass you will make a short break for having lunch and then you will have to climb to the Ashu Tor Pass (3638 m). After the pass you will get into the Dzhukuchak gorge where the warm mineral springs are. Here you have an opportunity to take a bath in thermal mineral water. Dinner and night is in tent camp at the height of of 2650 meters asl.
Day 8: Dzhukuchak gorge - forestry - Orto-Bulak Pass (2900 m) - Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge (7 hours)
Early in the morning you  will go in the direction of Kichi - Kyzyl Suu Valley. First you will get the territory of Issyk-Kul forestry which is located in the Dzhukuchak gorge. Further you will have to climb the pass Ortho - Bulak (2900 m). Then you will get into the Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge where we pitch your camp for the night. Dinner, sharing impressions and overnight are in tent camp at the height of 2450 meters asl.
Day 9: Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Jili-Suu water warm springs
After breakfast you prepare your gear and put forward in the direction of the picturesque valley - Chon Kyzyl Suu. First you   go down the Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge through the territory of forestry. After that you go along the Djily Suu Mountains and finally you get in Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge. Here is the area of Ak-Tash. From Kyrgyz is translated as white stone. Then you will go up about three miles to the hot mineral springs where you are able to take a warm bath and relax. Dinner night is in tent camp at the height of 2500 meters above sea level.
Day 10: Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Ak Sai Pass (2805 m) - Jeti Oguz gorge (7 hours)
You get up early and give yourself up, have breakfast and go to the Jeti - Oguz gorge - one of the most popular places to visit among the guests who visit our country. Firstly, you go down to the place of Ak - Tash, where you cross the the  Kyzyl Suu river  (Red River). Then you begin the ascent to the pass radial Kok - Dzhayyk. The route will be through a small pine forest, which will impress you with its silence. It seems as if the whole world looks at you and will not will you begin visiting a sense of loneliness. After the forest you will see the Jeti Oguz gorge which is sure will impress you. After several of kilometers you reach the yurt camp Kok Dzhayyk where you stay for the night. Dinner and night you will spend in yurts at the altitude of 2300 meters asl.
Day 11: Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city
This is the last day of your adventures in Terskey Ridge. Your tour guide and driver  will wait for you near the yurt camp. Then you go to Karakol town - administrative and cultural center of Issyk Kul region. During the city tour in Karakol you will visit old Dungan Muslim mosque and old Orthodox Church. At soviet time it was named after Prajevalsky the Great Russian pilgrim Nikolay Prajevalsky. Lunch will be in Karakol. After lunch you will come back to Bishkek. Overnight is in Asia Mountains guest house.
Day 12: Bishkek
Today you will have spare to walk around the Bishkek city and to buy souvenirs for your families and friends. It is also possible for an additional fee to drive to Ala Archa gorge and to walk there. This place is situated 45 km from Bishkek and it is a favorite place for citizens to have a weekend.  In the evening you will have a farewell dinner and walk to the main Ala Too Square to watch our new fountains with colorful lights and classic music!
Day 13: Bishkek
You will be picked up from your hotel and accompanied by our tour-guide to International Airport Manas according to the details of your flight.