Activity: Trekking tour
Duration 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
During this tour you will be able to visit the beautiful parts of Kyrgyzstan. This tour includes the most known highlights of Kyrgyzstan that attract so many people. You will see the beauty of our celestial mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture. We will present you a chance to merge in to the life of nomadic people and fell all features of this life.
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
You will meet with our guide at Manas International Airport and accompany you to Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where you will start the day with breakfast. The entire day will be dedicated to excursion around the Bishkek City Tour, lunch will be included. The tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the Historical Museum, National philharmonic, Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others places of interest. At 5 p.m., you will be transferred to the Chon Kemin valley, where you will spend the night. Dinner will be served at 7 o'clock
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Tamga
Breakfast -7 o'clock. Afterwards, you will begin your trip to Tamga (380 km, 6h) by car. We will 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". You will have dinner in the Tamga guesthouse, where you will also spend a night.On the way visiting Talgat, a hunter with golden eagles. He will tell us about his birds. After it we can do some photos of the eagles. Arrival in Tamga, a resort town on the shore of the lake. Walking in holy Manjili Ata sources. After arrival in Tamga village you will have Leisure time on the beach(30 min). Then beginning of preparations for the trek after that is accommodation in Askar and Tomara guest house. (1600m)
Day 3: Tamga - Barskoon gorge (1 hour by car) - Barskoon Pass (3754 m) - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley (trekking 5 hours)
After breakfast you will be driven to Barskoon gorge. You will see one of the most picturesque valleys in the mountainous Terskey Ala Too, where the highest waterfall in Kyrgyzstan is. Here, you will start your trekking. You will have an ascent to Dunguromo pass (3100 m). After few kilometers down from the pass, you will stop for the camping. Dinner will give us the opportunity to share with impressions of the first day. Night is in tents at the altitude 3820 m.
Day 4: Arabel Suu valey - Chakalu Kol Lake (7 hours)
This day you will get up early around 7 o'clock in the morning. We 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 tundra climate. Coming closer to the lake you set up your camp for the night. Night is in tents at an altitude of 3800 m.
Day 5: Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass (3720 m) - Dzhukuu gorge (7 h)
After breakfast you prepare all of your equipmentand then immersing it all on the horse,you will go further. You will have to cross the Zauka pass (3720 m) and from this top you will see hall beauty of the Dzhukuu valley. After short photo session you will go down the gorge about 20 km and reach the foot of the Ashu Kashka Suu gorge where you will set up camp for the night. Dinner and overnight are in tents at an altitude of 2900 m.
Day 6: Djukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge (7 hours)
On the 6th day you will get up early morning and begin to put ourselves in order. After hearty meal you will go further looking for new impressions and feelings. You will go along slopes covered with juniper and fir-tree forest. Juniper is a very unique tree for several reasons. First, it has special root system that helps to survive in difficult nature conditions. In second, trees higher than 10 m has twisted trunks - this is protection system against wind. In 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 you will set up your camp. Dinner and overnight are in tents at an altitude of 2970 m.
Day 7: Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass (3638 m) - Jukuchak gorge (7 hours)
Early morning will be dedicated to preparation of all of your gear .Then you will hike up gorge Ashu Kashka Suu. Reaching the foot of the pass, we will make a short halt for 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. Hereyou will be given an opportunity to take a bath with hot mineral water. Dinner and overnight are in tents at an altitude of 2650 m.
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 located in the Dzhukuchak gorge. Furtheryou will have to climb to the pass Ortho - Bulak (2900 m). Then you will get into the Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge where weset up your camp for the night. Dinner, sharing impressionsand overnight are in tents at an altitude of 2450 m.
Day 9: Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Jili-Suu water warm springs
After breakfast you will prepare your gear and put forward in the direction of the picturesque valley - Chon Kyzyl Suu. First you have to go down the Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge through the territory of forestry. After that you will go along the Djily Suu Mountains and finally you will get in Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge. Here is the area of Ak-Tash. Then you will go up about three miles up to the warm mineral springs where you are be able to take a warm bath and relax. Dinner and overnight are in tents at an altitude of 2500 m.
Day 10: Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Ak Sai Pass (2805 m) - Jeti Oguz gorge (7 hours)
this is the last trekking day. You will get early and give yourself up, have breakfast and go in the direction of the Jeti - Oguz gorge - one of the most popular places to visit among the guests who visited our country. First, you will went down to the place of Ak - Tash, where you will cross the the Kyzyl Suu river (Red River). Then you will begin the ascent to the pass radial Kok - Dzhayyk. The road will pass 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 look at the Jeti Oguz gorge which is sure to impress you. After a couple of kilometers you will reach the yurt camp Kok Dzhayyk where you stay for the night. Dinner and overnight are in yurts at an altitude of 2300 m.
Day 11: Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city
This will be the last day of your adventures in Terskey Mountains. Our car will wait you near the yurt camp. Then you will 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 is in Karakol. After lunch you will go to Bishkek. Overnight is in Asia Mountains Hotel.
Day 12: Bishkek: today you will have spare time to go for a walk in Bishkek city and to buy souvenirs to your relatives and friends. It is also possible for an additional price 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 is a farewell dinner and walking to the main Square Ala Too at night to watch our new fountains with colorful lights and classic music!
Day 13: Bishkek - Airport
Your guide will see you off to air port according to the details of your flight.