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Trekking in Kyrgyzstan

Trekking in Kyrgyzstan is a good evaluate to appreciate the beauty of our country. Heavenly mountains, clear rivers and fabulous landscapes.If you wish to escape the city routine, then, a “Trekking in Kyrgyzstan” is what you need.

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Trip Highlights

  • Acquaintance with local people and learn the local culture
  • Song Kul lake is the lost lake in high mountains
  •  Visit four lakes of Kyrgyzstan – Issyk-Kula lake, Song-Kul lake and Kol Ukok Lake
  • Opportunity to be the member of nomad’s family and stay in the Yurt – nomad’s house.
  • Taste local food.
  • Be a hilender celestial mountains

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Duration:  12 days

Ways to Travel: English speaking Guided Group

Destinations: Kyrgyzstan

Tour description

Price in USD

Flight to Bishkek.

Arrival early in the morning in Manas Airport. Transfer to Bishkek (the old name is Frunze), the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Rest in the hotel. Transfer to the Kyz – Art Village (190 km). On the way visit Burana tower, the remaining of ancient town (11 c). Accommodation and dinner at the family in Kyzart.

(Meal B/-/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: 800 meters in Bishkek, 230 m in Kyzart)

After breakfast we will meet our mountain guide. Hiking to Kilemtsche pasture. Dinner and overnight in the yurt camp. 

Trekking time during the day about 2.5-3 hours

Distance is about 7 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 2300 m in Kyzart, start of trek – 2500 m in Kelimche)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +320 m first half and -150m second half)

After breakfast at Kilemche walking to Jaldyz Karagai pass  about 2-3 hours (3320 m), over the Song-Kul Mountains and into the lake’s basin. The climb affods wonderful views of Kilemche jailoo, and the pass itself rocky and exciting. From the pass, Song-Kol is still distant, but as you traipse down the slopes, it gets larger and larger; the mountains on the other side get higher and higher, until finally the lake fills most of your field of view and the southern mountains tower above it. Walking down to the yurt camp about 1.5 hours. Dinner and overnight in the yurt camp. 

Trekking time during the day about 4-5 hours

Distance is about 14 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day –2500 m in Kelimche, highest point – 3320 m on the pass Jalgyz-Karagai Pass, in the end of day – 3030 m on Song-Kul)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +620 m first half and -390m second half)

Breakfast. Transfer to the Kochkor village. The road goes over the Kalmak Ashu pass (3447 m). Preparing to the trekking at Family guesthouse. Dinner and overnight in the Family guesthouse. 

(Meal B/-/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 3080m in Yurt camp NoviNomad, highest point – 3447m at Kalmak Ahuu pass, end of the day – 1800m in Kochkor village)

Breakfast. Transfer to Issakeev village to the Kol Ukok gorge (about 30 km-1 hour). Meet the horses and local trekking staff. Start the trekking to Ukok lake about 4-5 hours. The trail goes along the Ukok valley over the small pass Kichi Ukok 3130 m. Tent camp at the shore of Ukok lake. The shepherds come to the pastures of the lake for the summer time with the cattle.  

Trekking time during the day about 4-5 hours

Distance is about 15 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 1800m in Kochkor village, highest point – 3130m at Kichi Ukok pass pass, end of the day –3050 m in Ukok Lake)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +1330 m first half and -80m second half)

Breakfast. Trekking to Tuura-beshik About 2 hours. Cross the small river. Lunch. Trekking over the Ukok Pass (3519 m). From the pass the panorama of the mountains will amaze you. The pass is rocky. Trekking down to Mazar Ukok valley about 2-3 hours. On the way you will cross the small river.  Overnight in the Mazar ukok valley in tents by the river

Trekking time during the day about 3-4 hours

Distance is about 11 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 3050 m in Ukok Lake, highest point – 3519m at Ukok Pass, end of the day – 3380 m in the tent camp)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +469 m first half, descent from the pass to 3129m -390m and -139m second half)

Breakfast. Trekking up to the Sary-Bel pass 3860 m above sea level about 1-2 hours. On the way it is possible to see the marmots, Golden eagle and at the pass possible to see the trails of the Ibex. The pass is rocky in Some places you could still see the glacier. Picnic for lunch. Descent to the Taldy gorge about 2-3 hours. On the way you will cross the river about 2 times. Overnight in the tents by Taldy river. 

Trekking time during the day about 4-5 hours

Distance is about 17 km

(Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 3380 m in the tent camp Mazar ukok, highest point – 3860m at Sary Bel pass, end of the day – 2900 m in Taldy gorge)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +480 m first half and -960m second half)

Breakfast. Trekking down along the river Taldy to the valley of Tura Suu about 16 km. On the way you could meet the local shepherd and see the Yaks. Meet with the car at the junkshion of Taldy and Tura-Suu valleys and transfer to the yurt camp in Tura-Suu. Overnight in the Yurt camp. 

Trekking time during the day about 2-3 hours

Distance is about 9 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 2900 m in Taldy gorge, end of the day – 1600 m in Issyk Kul lake)

Breakfast. Transfer to Bishkek about 350 km, 5-6 hours of the driving. The road goes via Boom canyon.  Lunch on the way. Dinner in the restaurant. Optionally folklore show during the dinner. Accommodation in the hotel. 

(Meal B/-/-)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 1600 m in Issyk Kul lake, 800 m in Bishkek)

Important!!! On this day the guest will do PCR test at the lab in Bishkek, berofe 3 pm. 

Breakfast. City tour of Bishkek with visiting Central Ala-Too square, Oak Park, a walk along the Alley of the Youth next to Philarmonic Hall, a visit to Victory Square and Panfilov park. Dinner and Overnight in Bishkek. Optionally folklore show during the dinner.

(Meal B/-/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: 800 m in Bishkek)

Early breakfast and transfer to airport 

(Meal B/-/-)

  1. Transport for all excursions and transfers according the program
  2. English speaking escorting guide
  3. Double/Twin room accommodation in the hotels and family guesthouses
  4. Four people accommodation yurt camp
  5. Meal as indicated each day 
  6. Mineral water during the tour (one liter a day per person); 
  7. Trekking personal (cook, horsemans) during treks
  8. Horses for carrying trekking equipment and luggage
  9. Entrance fees
  1. Single supplement;
  2. Visa cost;
  3. Full board;
  4. PCR Test
  5. Migration border tax 14 USD pp, paid once on arrival in Turkmenistan;
  6. State Travel Tax 2 USD per night/ per person/ is collected at hotels;
  7. Personal travel insurance;
  8. Flight tickets.
  9. Alcohol and soft drinks

The price of the tour does not include the cost of international and domestic flight tickets. But if you want, we can organize international flight tickets with TURKISH AIRLINES via Istanbul, AIR ASTANA via Nur-Sultan or AEROFLOT via Moscow.

 

Bishkek– Futuro or similar (with private facilities) 

KyzArt – Family guesthouse  (with shared facilities) 

Song Kul – Yurt camp  (with private toilets and shared  shower cabins)

Kochkor – Family Guesthouse  (with shared facilities) 

Trek – Double tents

Tamga – Yurt camp  (with private facilities)