Kyrgyzstan trekking 07
Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 07
Activity: Trekking tour
Time of the tour: 13 days
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
This awesome adventure will uncover the most picturesque places of Kyrgyzstan. This tour shows the most outstanding tourist attractions of Kyrgyzstan that receive so many people. Celestial mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture will stun your imagination. Also it is a great option to practice a real nomadic way of lifestyle.
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
You will be met and accompanied to Bishkek City by your guide from Manas International Airport. 30 min. drive till the capital of this wonderful land, where you will start the day with a breakfast. The full day is keen to a guided Bishkek City Tour, including lunch. The tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square that includes the History Museum of Kyrgyzstan, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), National Philharmonic, Oriental Osh Bazaar, National Art Gallery and many others sights to visit and admire. You will be transferred to the Chon Kemin valley at 5 p.m., where you also will spend the night. Dinner will be served at 7 pm.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Tamga
We will have time for a photo session to capture all the beauty and charms of Chon Kemin Valley. After breakfast once everything is ready for our departure, we will go to the Tamga village. Visiting on our way Issik-kul lake, the second largest mountain lake in the world and the biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan. We will visit Talgat also, he is a hunter with golden eagles. He will tell us about his birds. After it we can take some pictures of the eagles. Once we arrive in Tamga, a resort town on the shore of the lake, leisure time on the beach (30 min). After arrival in Tamga village (1600m) we walk in holy Manjili Ata sources. Our beginning preparations for the trek. Accommodation in Askar and Tomara Guest House.
Day 3: Tamga - Barskoon Pass (3754 m) - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley (5 hours)
An energetic breakfast. After it we will drive to Barskoon gorge. We are going to one of the most picturesque valleys in the mountainous Terskey Ala Too; there is the highest waterfall in Kyrgyzstan. Here, we start our trekking. We have to mount to 3100 m. Dunguromo pass going through which we find ourselves in a glorious valley Dunguromo. A few kilometers downward from the pass, we bring to an end. Dinner will give us the opportunity to share with impressions of the first day. Camping. Night is in tents at the altitude 3820 m.
Day 4: Arabel Suu valey - Chakalu Kol Lake (7 hours)
Today we get up early around 7 o'clock in the morning. We have an upright rise to the Chokolu Lake through Zauka Pass. The temperature is close to the tundra conditions. The landscape is relatively flat, from plant life fine grass and mosses prevail. Coming closer to the lake we break our camp for the night. Night is in tents at the altitude of 3800 m.
Day 5: Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass (3720 m) - Dzhukuu gorge (7 h)
We have to cross the Zauka pass (3720 m) as soon as we finish with breakfast we start preparing all of our equipment and belongings, and then immersing it all on the horse, we will go advance. From this top of Zauka Pass you will see hallway beauty of the Dzhukuu basin. After short photograph session we will move down the canyon about 20 km to reach the base of the Ashu Kashka Suu gorge. We break base camp for the night. Dinner and overnight is in tents at the altitude of 2900 m.
Day 6: Djukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge (7 hours)
Similar to yesterday we will augment up early morning. We will commence to put ourselves in order. After hearty meal we will go further looking for new impressions and feelings. We will go along slopes. They are covered with juniper and fir-tree woodland. Juniper is a very unique tree for several reasons. First, it has individual root system. It helps to live in severe conditions. Second, trees higher than 10 m has winded tree trunks which is protection system against wind. Third, during dry seasons it can drop own leaves for saving wetness and water on the ground around the tree. Afternoon we will stop at the foot of Ashu Tor Pass we will set on our camp; dinner and overnight in tents at the altitude of 2970 m.
Day 7: Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass (3638 m) - Jukuchak gorge (7 hours)
Prepare all our stuff, and then we will hike up the ravine Ashu Kashka Suu. Reaching the base of the pass, we will make a short halt for lunch and then we will have to climb to the Ashu Tor Pass (3638 m). Later than the pass we get into the Dzhukuchak gorge. Here we have a superb chance to take a bath with hot mineral water which we all dreamed about for four days of our hike. Evening meal and overnight is in tents at the altitude of 2650 m.
Day 8: Dzhukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pass (2900 m) - Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge (7 hours)
In the early hours of the morning after we all put ourselves in order, we will go towards the Kichi - Kyzyl Suu Valley. First we get the territory of Issyk-Kul forestry located in the Dzhukuchak gorge. Further we have to climb to the pass Ortho - Bulak (2900 m). Then we approach the Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge where we break our camp at the altitude of 2450 m. for the night, dinner, sharing impressions.
Day 9: Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Jili-Suu water warm springs
After a good breakfast we arrange our gear. Go ahead in the way of the striking valley - Chon Kyzyl Suu. First we descend the Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge through the place of forestry. Then we will go along the Djily Suu Mountains. Finally, we get to Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge. Here we enter the area of Ak-Tash. Then we ascend about three miles up to the warm mineral springs. We can again take a warm bathe and settle down. Dinner and overnight is in tents at an altitude of 2500 m.
Day 10: Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Ak Sai Pass (2805 m) - Jeti Oguz gorge (7 hours)
As usual we get up early. Give yourself up. Have a breakfast and leave towards the Jeti - Oguz gorge. First, we go downhill to the place of Ak - Tash, where we cross the river Kyzyl Suu (Red River). At that time we begin the ascent to the pass radial Kok - Dzhayyk. The road will pass through a small pine wood, which will impress you with its calm. It seems as if the whole world looks at you. After the forest we will look at the Jeti Oguz gorge that is one of the most well-liked places to visit among the guests who visited our country which certainly will impress you. Subsequent to a couple of kilometers we arrive at the yurt camp Kok Dzhayyk where we stay for the night. Dinner and overnight is in yurts at the altitude of 2300 m. This is the last day of our trekking!
Day 11: Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city
Our driver will be waiting for us near the yurt camp. Afterwards we will go for administrative and cultural center of Issyk Kul region - Karakol town. Throughout the city tour in Karakol we will visit an old Traditional Orthodox Church and old Dungan Muslim mosque. At soviet time it was named Prajevalsky in honor of the Great Russian pilgrim Nikolay Michailovitch Prajevalsky. Dine is in Karakol. As soon as we finish with lunch we go ahead to Bishkek. Overnight is in the hotel of Asia Mountains. So this was the last day of our adventures in Terskey Mountains!
Day 12: Bishkek
This day you will have an open day to go for a stroll in Bishkek city and to obtain souvenirs to your relatives and friends. Also it is probable for an additional price to make a trip to Ala Archa gorge. Walking there. The gorge is situated 45 km from the capital and it is a favorite place for general public to have a weekend. In the evening is a farewell dinner and walking on the main Square Ala Too at night to watch our new fountains with multicolored illumination and classic melodies!
Day 13: Bishkek
At the pick up time arranged previously according to your flight details you will be met by your guide in the hotel in the morning and accompanied you to International Airport of Manas.