The country: Kyrgyzstan
Activity of tour: Trekking
Time: 14 days
Day 1: Upon arrival you will be met by guide at Manas International Airport in Kyrgyzstan and transfer toKarakol 400 km from the airport. Road goes along and over chains of snow-covered mountains making this transfer an exciting journey. After lunch in a cafe, road goes along the shore of beautiful Issyk-Kul lake -the pearl of Tien-Shan. This second largest alpine lake in the world wrapped with snow capped peaks of 5000 meters high will stay in your best memories forever. Upon arrival in Karakol of Kyrgyzstan accommodation in a private guesthouse or small hotel. Dinner outside.
Day 2: After breakfast trekking tour and travel to green and picturesque Djergalan valley of Kyrgyzstan by exciting mountain road winding through forest and between rocks along rushing waters of mountain rivers. Lunch up on arrival. Trekking tour and travel along the Djergalan valley and then over Djergalan pass. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 3: After our breakfast long trekking tour and travel up the Tyup valley floor. Lunch. Trekking tour along the river to the foothills of Asuu-Ter pass of 3649 m high. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 4: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Trekking tour over Asuu Ter pass of 3649 m. with a great panoramic view of Asu Airyk river valley. Lunch on the bottom of the valley, right on the bank of mountain river. After lunch trekking tour to the upper grounds of Djanalach valley towards Echkilitash pass (3723 m). Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 5: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Trekking tour up by the alpine meadows and over Echkilitash pass (3723 m). Lunch. Trekking tour down by very narrow Tuyuk canyon to Sary-Djaz river valley and then up the military outpost. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 6: After our breakfast you will have Long day trekking tour along the Tuz valley to higher grounds. Lunch near the crystal clear mountain spring. Trekking tour to upper grounds of Tuz valley. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 7: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Trekking tour over Tuz pass 4001 m. with a great panoramic view of Inylchek glacier and highest peaks of Kyrgyzstan. Lunch in the valley. Short trekking tour up the Inylchek valley to Chong Tash campsite. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 8: After our breakfast you will have trekking tour up along huge mountain river flowing from large ice grotto. Trekking tour up a glacier and go to side moraine. Lunch near Putevodnyi glacier. Trekking tour to "glina" campsite. Dinner and night of tour is in tents on the side moraine.
Day 9: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Half day trekking tour to the Merzbacher glade - the final grassy place on the way to BC. Here is a small metal cabin comfortable for 4 persons and a large green area around suitable for camping. Lunch. Free time to explore the environs. Dinner and night of tour is in tents or cabin.
Day 10: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Meet helicopter. Fly through (not over!) the mountains above Inlylchek glacier to South Inylchek base camp - located on side moraine. Lunch in the camp with a great panoramic view of Khan-Tengri peak (6995 m) and Pobeda peak (7439 m) - the highest peak of Kyrgyzstan. Guided trekking tour to ABC of Khan-Tengri peak. Shower and Sauna visit. Dinner. The one also can visit a bar or check email at "internet cafe" or call home over satellite phone. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 11: After our breakfast you will have trekking tour around. Possible option is guided trekking tour towards ABC of Pobeda peak. Lunch. Explore the environs. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 12: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Meet helicopter. Fly through the mountains to Karkara pad. Meet comfortable aircon vehicle. Drive to the shore of Issyk-Kul lake-the second largest alpine lake in the world. Lunch on the way. On arrival accommodation in guest house or hotel. Free time for swimming or rest. Dinner. Overnight of tour is in guest house.
Day 13: After our breakfast drive to Bishkek (240 km) - the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. Lunch in local restaurant. Accommodation in guest house. Short sightseeing of Bishkek and free time for shopping. Dinner in the restaurant and in guest house.
Day 14: Transfer to the airport, departure.