Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 2
Activity: Trekking tour
Time of the tour: 11 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River - Kara Korum Pass - Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village - Bishkek
During this journey you will have trekking in a virgin nature, among adorable gorges, mountains lakes - believe us this tour is perfect for you. It is an unforgettable program where you will experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking along our heavenly mountains!
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley (170 km-4 h)
You will be met by your guide at Manas International Airport and accompanied to Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where you will start the day with a hot breakfast. The rest of the day you will spend in Bishkek. The City Tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the History Museum, National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and lunch. Then we will drive to the Chon Kemin valley and stop in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, where you also will spend the night. On the way, we will stop by at the Burana Tower (minaret and watch tower of Balasagun city from the 11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors).Dinner is at 7 pm.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village ( 150 km-4 h)
You will spend some time in Chon Kemin Valley, for a photo session to capture all the beauty of large alpine valley. Here you have a perfect chance to see real Kyrgyz nomads living in yurts almost like 1000 years ago. Before our departure to Chon Sary Oi village, we will stop in Konorchek to walk 3 hours among labyrinths of red mountains. Then picnic is organized here. Afterwards we will go to Chon Sary Oi village along the north shore of Issik Kul Lake, the 2nd largest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). "The pearl of Central Asia" as it also called. Dinner and preparations are organized for the trek. Overnight is in guesthouse (1600m).
Day 3: Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu - Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) (30 km; 6 hours)
The first day of our trekking starts at 7 o'clock. The car will bring us on the mountain road in the Orto-Koi Suu gorge. Here we suppose to meet our horseman with horses. Then we will pack on horses our luggage and conntinue our hiking! So today we have to go to the foot of Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) where we set up our camp. Overnight is in tents (3200 m).
Day 4: Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River (40 km; 8 hours)
We prepare all of our equipment and belongings, and then immerse it all on the horse, we will go further. We have to get back to the Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) passing that we find ourselves in the Orto-Koi Suu gorge. This is a very nice hidden place with only mountains and shining glaciers of the Kungey Mountain Range and absolute silence. A little bit later moving down the gorge we will reach on the biggest river on Kungey Mountain range is Chon Kemin River. And we will finish our way today at the bank of Koi Suu River where we set up our camp. Dinner. Overnight is in tents (3000 m).
Day 5: Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River (40 km; 8 hours)
We have to move on further seeking of new impressions. Today we will move along the Chon Kemin river! Hall beauty of these places and this valley can't be described in a word! You just have to write a book after all what happened with you during your way here! The main aim for today is to reach Djaman Suu River where we will set up our camp! Also today you will have opportunity to make photos one of the highest mountains of the Kungey Mountain Range is Choktal Mountain (4771), seeming to be the lonely guard of this range! Dinner. Overnight is in tents (3000 m).
Day 6: Djaman Suu River - Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m) (35 km; 7 hours)
Today we reach Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m). We arrange a lunch at one of the most vivid places here named Dere hole. Just say if something can be better then simply seat at the bank of the mountain river, to eat and to hear only natural sounds: noise of water, bird's songs. In the end of the day we approach Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m). Free time before dinner! Overnight is in tents (3300 m).
Day 7: Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m) - Kel Tor gorge (35 km; 7 hours)
Today is going to be long and hard day. First of all we have to cross Korum Pass (3705 m). After we cross that pass we will reach Kel Tor gorge where we will set up our camp again! Dinner. Overnight is in tents (3260 m).
Day 8: Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake (35 km; 7 hours)
Today will be interesting day for you! You should to take with yourself only lunch-boxes and towels for those who want to swim in the lake. This day we are going to have an excursion to the Kolkogur Lake (2720 m). This small picturesque mountain lake is hidden among high and sharp mountains. Picnic is at the bank of the lake! After picnic and swimming we will have to come back to our camp. Dinner. Overnight in tents (3260 m).
Day 9: Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Tamchi village (80 km; 8 hours)
Unfortunately it is the last day of trekking. But it is not the easiest day cause we have to cross one more Pass - Kel Tor (3490 m) and then to go down, down, down and down to reach the road not far from Toru - Aigyr villge and meet our driver waiting for us. Then we will drive along the Issyk - Kul lake to Tamchi village where we will be accommodated at the local house.. Dinner. Overnight is in local house (1600 m).
Day: 10 Tamchi village - Bishkek (180 km; 3 hours)
We start our way back home. You will have enough time in the morning to touch the water or just simply to swim. After several hoursof driving we get to our capital where you are accommodated at Kyrgyz Nomads Guest House! Last traditional dinner. Leaving party! Overnight is in a guesthouse.
Day 11: Bishkek - Europe
Pick up and transmit to Manas International Airport is according to your flight details.
Trekking tour: Kyrgyzstan