The country: Kyrgyzstan
Activity of tour: Trekking
Time: 12 days
Day 1: Upon arrival you will be met by tour guide at Manas International Airport in Kyrgyzstan and transfer to Karakol 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 mountains. 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 town you will be accommodated in a private guesthouse or small hotel delicious dinner. Night of tour in hotel.
Day 2: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Drive and travel to Kaindy valley of Kyrgyzstan by mountain road winding through forest and between rocks along rushing waters of many mountain rivers. Lunch on the way. After lunch starts short trekking tour along the valley to higher grounds where we will set up a tent camp and offer you a dinner prepared by our professional cook. Night of tour in tents.
Day 3: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Trekking tour and travel along the river to the higher grounds of Kaindy valley in Kyrgyzstan. Lunch on the bank of mountain rushing river. Trekking tour and travel to West At-Djailo'o valley and set the camp up there. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 4: After our breakfast you will have trekking tour over At-Djailo'o pass (3674 m) to East At-Djailo'o valley. Below the pass located the group of small alpine lakes. Lunch. Trekking tour down to Enilchek valley and set the camp up on the grounds of Gribkovski camp. Visit Russian sauna before the dinner. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 5: After our breakfast you will have trekking tour to higher grounds of Enilchek valley along the river. Lunch. Trekking tour down to the glacier. Camp in the foothills of Nansen peak (5697 m). Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 6: After our breakfast you will have trekking tour along the glacier to Putevodnyi glacier. Lunch. Trekking tour by the side moraine to "Glina" campsite. Dinner and night of tour is in tents on the side moraine.
Day 7: After our breakfast you will have trekking tour up the Inylchek glacier to the Merzbacher glade - the final grassy place on the way, located just across Merzbacher lake. Here is a small metal cabin comfortable for 4 persons and a large green area around suitable for camping. Lunch. Free time for exploring environs. Dinner and night of tour is in tents or cabin.
Day 8: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Meet helicopter. Fly 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. Free time or guided trekking tour to the ABC of Khan-Tengri. Shower and Sauna visit. Dinner. The one also can visit a bar with a good selection of drinks, check email in "internet cafe" or call home over satellite phone. Dinner and night of tour is in tents.
Day 9: 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 10: 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 and night of tour is in guest house.
Day 11: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. 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 and night of tour is in guest house.
Day 12: Transfer to the airport, departure.