Tour Program

Day
1
July 10, 2019: Airport - Bishkek
Itinerary
Meeting at Manas airport. Transfer to the city of Karakol along the northern shore of the Issyk-Kul Lake (approximately 7 hours). On the way to Karakol city we will stop at Boom gorge, for a quick meal at a local road cafe (to be payed individually). Check-in at the guest house. Dinner. Meeting with the guide, who will make a short briefing on the program. Overnight in guest house.
Meals
D
Accomodation
Guest House
Day
2
July 11, 2019: Karakol - trekking start point
Itinerary
Breakfast. Transfer to the starting point in Karakol gorge. We will begin our marvelous route at the confluence of Karakol gorge with the Ayu-Tor gorge. During the day, we will enjoy gorgeous landscape and climb from an altitude of 2500 up to 3100 meters. At an end point we will set up our camp and enjoy the dinner. Overnight in tents.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tents
Day
3
July 12, 2019: Ala-Kol lake
Itinerary
Breakfast. Ascent to the Panoramic Pass (3700 m.) where a splendid view on the Lake Alakol opens up. Descent to the Alakol Lake (3500 m.). Lunch. Embark on a hike exploring Alakol Lake. Later, we will settle down in the vicinity of the Alakol-Kyra glacier and appreciate a magnificent view. Dinner. Overnight in tents.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tents
Day
4
July 13, 2019: Trek to Takyr-Tor Pass
Itinerary
Early breakfast. Say goodbye to the beautiful Lake and we will start our day with an ascent to Takyrtor Pass. But before we reach the snow-ice pass of (3,700 meters), we have to cross the entire Alakol-Kyry glacier. After the pass we will enjoy our lunch. Descend through Takyrtor gorge to hot wild springs. The water of a hot spring bursts forth out of the cliff. The water in this place is rich in minerals and reaches a temperature of 60 degrees. Dinner. Overnight in tents.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tents
Day
5
July 14, 2019: Trek to Altyn Arashan
Itinerary
Breakfast. A long descent along the Takyrtor gorge to the confluence with the Altyn-Arashan gorge. A view on the Ak-Suu mountain range will open up with eternal ice and snow peaks Aksu wall . Lunch. Afterwards, we will continue our trek to Altyn-Arashan. Altyn-Arashan, is a small town in the mountains, which attracts and receives thousands of tourists from all over the world every year. Accommodation in yurts (Kyrgyz national dwelling). Dinner. We will pay a visit to the hot wild springs Arashan. Overnight in a yurt.
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Yurts
Day
6
July 15, 2019: Finish trek, transfer to Bokonbaevo
Itinerary
Breakfast. For those who want to ride a horse, there will be an opportunity to rent it before the start of the descent (paid individually). If you rent a horse, you will be able to ride it all the way down.

We will be descending along the Altyn-Arashan gorge and will pass two serpentines. At the end of the trip the car will pick us up and take the group back to Karakol city. We will enjoy our lunch at a local ethnic cafe. Later, we will travel to the yurt ethno-complex at Bokonbaevo village. On the way to the ethno-complex , we will have a short excursion the local landmark Fairy Tale canyon, located on the southern shore of Issyk-Kul lake. Accommodation in yurts. Dinner.

Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Yurts
Day
7
July 16, 2019: Transfer to Bishkek
Itinerary
Breakfast. Transfer to Bishkek. We will visit local market where you can purchase souvenirs and dried fruits (purchases are paid individually). Also, we will have a short walking tour through the center of Bishkek. Accommodation at the hotel and some free time. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B D
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
8
July 17, 2019: Departure
Itinerary
Transfer to airport Manas. End of the program.
Meals
B
Accomodation
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