Trekking tour 01
Mountains of ancestors
Activity: Trekking tour
Duration 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 hike in wild nature, among gorges, mountains, alpine meadows and high mountain lakes - if you like adventure holiday this tour is right for you. It will be an unforgettable experience where you will not only see different landscapes and mountains but also the second largest alpine lake Issyk Kul in the world.
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley (170 km-4 h)
Your guide will wait you at Manas International Airport and he will accompany you to Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where you will start the day with breakfast in Chinese Muslims guest house, if you come earlier our company will offer you a nice room with comfortable beds and shower. The half day will be dedicated to a guided Bishkek City Tour, lunch will be included. The tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), National philharmonic, Eastern Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others places of interest. After transfer to Chon-Kemin valley, on the way you wiil see the Burana Museum, a site of a medieval city of Balasagun, the capital of the Karahanid Kaganate, the Turkic dynasty of the 11 century. Dinner and overnight will be in a local guest house.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village (150 km-4 hours)
After breakfast you will have time for taking pictures of Chon Kemin Valley, national nature park. Here you will see Kyrgyz nomads with their national dwelling "yurt» and sheep's as it was 100 years ago among the Tyan Shian Mountains, strong rivers, and pine trees. On your way to the Chon Sart Oi village you will stop not far from Chon-Kemin valley where you will have 3 hours hike in Konorchek labyrinths, at the end of which you will see magic view where everybody can find his favorite image, then a picnic. We will continue our trip to Chon Sary Oi village, the north shore of Issik-kul Lake. After that will be dinner and preparations for the trek. Overnight will be in guesthouse (1600m).
Day 3: Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m)
The third day will be your first day of trekking. You will get up early around 7 a.m. in the morning. After good breakfast our car will transfer you on the mountain road in the Orto-Koi Suu gorge. Then you will meet our horseman with horses.and you will pack on horses your luggage and start your hiking! That day you will go to the foot of Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) where you will set on your camp. Overnight is in tents (3200 m).
Day 4: Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River
After breakfast you will prepare equipment and belongings for trekking, all your equipment will be immersed on the back of horses, and then you will go further. After that you have to get back to the Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) passing thatyou wil be in the Orto-Koi Suu gorge where is a river with the same name. This is very beautiful and wild place - there are only mountains and glaciers of the Kungey Mountain Range and absolute silence. Some time later going down the gorge you will reach on the biggest river on Kungey Mountain range is Chon Kemin River. And you will finish your trip today at the bank of Koi Suu River -where you will on your camp. Dinner and overnight will be in tents at the height of 3000 m asl.
Day 5: Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River (40 km; 8 hours)
You will have breakfast at 7 o'clock. And you should move on further seeking of new impressions. Today you will go along the Chon Kemin River! The beauty of these places and this valley is impossible to describe in several words! You just have to write a book after all what happened with you during this trip! The main goal for today is to reach Djaman Suu River where you will set up the camp! Also today you will have opportunity to take pictures of one of the highest mountain of the Kungey Mountain Range -Choktal Mountain (4771) - lonely guard of this range! You will spend the night in tents.
Day 6: Djaman Suu River - Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m) (35 km; 7 hours)
The breakfast will be served at 7 a.m then you will reach Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m). You will have a picnic at one of the colorful places here - Dere hole. Just say what can be better than simply be at the bank of the mountain river, to eat and to hear natural sounds -bird's songs, noise of water. Miracle! In the end of the day you will reach Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m). In the end of the day you will have free time, dinner and overnight in tents (3300 m).
Day 7: Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m) - Kel Tor gorge (35 km; 7 hours)
Breakfast is at 7a.m then you will have rather long and hard day. Firstly you will cross Korum Pass (3705 m). But it will worth it because in front of you will be opened a wonderful picture. You will have an opportunity to stay at this panorama and observe Kel Tor and other gorges. It seems you are alone in this world and you are just little peace of this world. Amazing! So in result you will reach Kel Tor gorge where you will set up again your camp! After dinner you will spend the night in tents (3260 m).
Day 8: Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake (35 km; 7 hours)
Breakfast will be served 7 o'clock, you will have very interesting day today .You should take with only lunch-boxes and towels with you to swim in the lake. You will move to the direction of Kolkogur Lake (2720 m). This small picturesque mountain lake is lost among high and sharp mountains and there are no many people who had seen it! So, if you have good health and don't afraid of cold water you can swim there! Picnic at the cost of the lake! But after it you will have to come back to our camp. Dinner and overnight will be in tents (3260 m).
Day 9: Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village
Your day will star with breakfast at 7 o'clock and unfortunately it will be your last day of trekking. But it won't be one of the easiest days because you have to cross Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) and then to go down till the road not far from Toru - Aigyr villge where our driver will wait you. Then you will be transferred along the Issyk - Kul Lake till the Tamchi village where we will accommodate at the local house. You will have time to take shower or to swim in the lake. Dinner and overnight will be in tents (1600 m).
Day 10: Tamchi village - Bishkek (180 km; 3 hours)
Today you will go back to Bishkek. In the morning you will have enough time to see Issyk - Kul for the last time and feel the freshness of our famous lake But time is coming and we will have to go further. You will move along the cost of the lake. After several hours you will get the capital of our country where you will accommodate at Kyrgyz Nomads Guest House! You will have dinner in Bishkek, farewell party and overnight in Kyrgyz Nomads Guest House.
Day 11: Bishkek - Europe
Your guide will accompany you to air port according to the time of your flight.