Tour Program

Day
1
Karakol – Sirota hut, 11 km, +600m, 5-7 hours of trekking
Itinerary

Transportation from Karakol town to the place of start in Karakol valley. Karakol valley is located 9 kilometers to the south from Karakol town, which cuts deep into slopes of Teskei Alatau. Slopes of Karakol valley and the waterside of Karakol river are covered with thickets of sea buckthorn, barberry, rose hips and Tala against the background of emerald green steppe meadows. Next trip will take place in the realm of the Tien Shan firs. Hiking the Karakol valley, you will move about from the steppe foothills to the mountain forests, woodlands, subalpine and alpine meadows and even into the realm of perpetual snow with bare rocks and glaciers. There is located an Alpine base in upper valley. Encampment at tent near Sirota hut.

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Day
2
Sirota hut – Ala-Kol lake – Keldike gorge, 9 km, +850m, 5-7 hours of trekking
Itinerary
After breakfast climbing to Ala-Kol lake (3533m). Ala Köl, also Ala-Kul, ((Kyrgyz: Алакөл) is a rock-dammed lake in the Terskey Alatau mountain range in the Ak-Suu District of the Issyk Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan. It lies at an altitude of approximately 3560 meters. After lunch ashore Ala-Kol lake climbing to Ala-kol pass (3860m) where you will have an opportunity to enjoy with inexpressible view of summit of the mountains of Terskey Ala Too. Descent to Keldike valley through waterfall. Encampment and dinner in Keldike valley (3200m).
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Day
3
Kelgike valley – Altyn-Arashan valley, 11km, -1100m, 3-4 hours of trekking
Itinerary
After breakfast your next point is Altyn Arashan valley (3 hours). Extremely picturesque views of Altyn Arashan attract large number of tourists. Altyn Arashan resort is famous for hot springs. You will have an opportunity to bath in the pool with radon water, take a shower and horseback riding. Accommodation and dinner in guesthouse or yurt at Altyn-Arashan.
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Day
4
Altyn-Arashan - Karakol, 10km, -450m, 3-4 hours of trekking
Itinerary
After the breakfast, hot morning springs are waiting for you. Walking to “Lastochkino gnezdo” (swallow’s nest). Then 3-4 hours of descending to serpentine, the car will be waiting for you in the beginning of the gorge. Arriving to Karakol.
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