Tour Program

Day
1
Arrival in Almaty
Itinerary
Meeting at Almaty Airport. Transfer to the village of Saty. Lunch at the road cafe (paid for by yourself). The road passes through picturesque places. Kapchagai reservoir and steppes of Kazakhstan with sand dunes. Visit to the canyon Charyn (if we leave the city of Almaty in the morning). If there is no time, then visit the canyon on Day 2. Accommodation in a guest house. Dinner.
Meals
- - D
Accomodation
Guest house

Day
2
Kolsay-Kaindy
Itinerary
Breakfast. A trip to Lake Kolsay. Hiking around the lake. (Horse rental, option 30 USD + Horse guide 30 USD). Lunch at the road (paid for by yourself). A trip to Lake Kaindy. Walk around the surroundings. Return to the village of Saty. Accommodation in a guest house. Dinner.
Meals
B - D
Accomodation
Guest house
Day
3
Transfer to Kyrgyzstan
Itinerary
Breakfast. Transfer to Kyrgyzstan across the border of Kegen. Lunch on the road (paid by yourself). Visiting the historic site Tamerlan Stones. Visit to the local market. Preparation for trekking. Dinner at the ethno cafe. Overnight in a guest house in the city of Karakol.
Meals
B - D
Accomodation
Guest house
Day
4
Trekking day
Itinerary
Early breakfast. Transfer from Karakol city to Karakol gorge to the starting point of the track. The Karakol gorge is located 9 km south of the city. The gorge has a length of 40 km and it is adjacent to the ridge Terskey Ala-Too. A stop for the lunch.

The first overnight stay in the area of the Orphan camp (2800 m). Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tents
Day
5
Trekking day
Itinerary
Early breakfast. Distance hike to the lake Ala-Kul (3500 m). The hike takes about 3 hours, from the camp. After a short halt, excessive gradient and talus will be awaiting us to the Ala-Kul pass (3860 m). Lunch. Descent from the pass to the gorge Keldyke. Dinner. Overnight in tents (3200 m).
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tents
Day
6
Trekking day
Itinerary
Early breakfast. Descent to the Altyn-Arashan valley, 3 hour walk (Golden Spring). You will have the opportunity to visit the swimming pools with mineral water and take a walk in the surrounding area of Arashan. There are enclosed swimming pools and the hot springs which remain in the open air. Lunch. Accommodation in the Kyrgyz national dwelling Yurt. Dinner. Overnight in the yurts (2500 m.).
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Yurts
Day
7
Trekking day
Itinerary
Early breakfast. Returning to the city of Karakol. A 4-5h hour hike along Ak-Suu gorge where a car will be awaiting us. Lunch. Return to the city of Karakol.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Guest house
Day
8
Ton
Itinerary
Breakfast. A trip to the picturesque gorge Jeti-Oguz. Visit to the sanatorium, the waterfall Nine Braids and the red rocks Seven Bulls. Lunch at the road cafe (paid for by yourself.) A trip to the canyons Fairy Tale. Dinner and accommodation in yurts in the ethno complex on the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul
Meals
B - D
Accomodation
Yurts
Day
9
Transfer to Bishkek
Itinerary
Breakfast. Demonstration of falconry (Not included. Optional 100 USD per group). Transfer to the city of Bishkek. On the way we will visit the Orto Tokoi reservoir and the Burana Tower. Dinner and accommodation in Hotel.
Meals
B - D
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
10
Ala-Archa NP
Itinerary
Breakfast. Transfer to the trekking start point. Walking day trip to the Ala-Archa gorge to the Racek camp and back. Return to the hotel. Dinner at the cafe.
Meals
B - D
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
11
Transfer to Almaty airport
Itinerary
Breakfast. Transfer to the Almaty airport. End of program.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
- - -