Tour Program

Day
1
Manas International Airport (Bishkek) – Karakol (1,700 m a.s.l.), Drive 400 km, 8 h
Itinerary
Arrival in Bishkek, pick-up at the airport. Transfer to Karakol. Overnight in Guest house.
Meals
- - -
Accomodation
Guest house
Day
2
Transportation from Karakol town to the place of start in Karakol valley.
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. Since May in Karakol valley bloom snowdrops, primroses, alpine aster, edelweiss, tulips, white anemone, rosehip, sea buckthorn that turn slopes into a flourishing park.

Climbing 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.

There are several peaks which you can see from this zone: Djigit peak( 5130m), Karakolskiy (5281m), Prjevalsky (4283), Jukov (4450m), Telman (4460m), Dimitrov (4450m), Fuchika (4210 m), Gastello (4350 m). Encampment near Sirota camp.

Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tent
Day
3
Climbing to Ala-Kol lake
Itinerary
After breakfast climbing to Ala-Kol lake (3500m) (probably 3 hours). Ala Köl, also Ala-Kul, 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 on the shore of Ala-Kol lake climbing to Ala-kol peak (3860m) where you will have an opportunity to enjoy with inexpressible view of summit of the mountains of Terskey Ala Too (5200m).

Descent to Keldike valley through waterfall. Encampment and dinner in Keldike valley( 3200m).

Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Tent
Day
4
Altyn Arashan valley
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
Yurt
Day
5
Karakol
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 _ _
Accomodation
Guest house
Day
6
Karakol - Manas International Airport
Itinerary
Transfer to the airport early in the morning.
Meals
B _ _
Accomodation
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