Trekking tour 03
Activity: Trekking tour
Duration of the tour: 13 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Barskoon Pass - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzhukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pas - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Ak Sai Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city
During this tour you will be able to visit the beautiful parts of Kyrgyzstan. This tour includes the most known highlights of Kyrgyzstan that attract so many people. You will see the beauty of our celestial mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture. We will present you a chance to merge in to the life of nomadic people and feel all features of this life. Our site mission is to unveil our small sunny country for the rest of the world. The beauty of the mountain nature with its crystal pure air, the azure Issyk-Kul Lake with its warm and caressing sun, traditions peculiarities of the hospitable Kyrgyz people, historical monuments along the Great Silk Road - we want to make all of these accessible for you! Come here you will not regret about it.
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
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. The entire day will be devoted to excursion around the 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), the Historical Museum, National philharmonic, Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others places of interest. At 5 p.m., you will be transferred to the Chon Kemin valley, where you will stay for one night. Dinner will be served at 7 a.m.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Tamga
Breakfast will ready at 7 a.m. afterwards, you will begin your trip to Tamga village (380 km, 6h) by car. We will drive along the southern shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake, which is second largest mountain lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). The Lake is also known as "The pearl of Central Asia". The dinner will be served in the "Tamga" guesthouse, where you will also spend a night. On the way visiting Talgat house, he is famous hunter with golden eagles. He will tell you about his birds.. After that is arrival in Tamga village, resort town on the shore of the lake. Walk to holy Manjili Ata sources. After arrival in Tamga village you will have Leisure time on the beach (30 min). After that preparation for trek and accommodation in Askar and Tomara guest house (1600m).
Day 3: Tamga - Barskoon gorge (1 hour by car) - Barskoon Pass (3754 m) - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley (trekking 5 hours)
After good breakfast you will go to barskoon, where will see one of the most picturesque valleys in the mountainous Terskey Ala Too. There the highest waterfall in Kyrgyzstan is. Here, you will start your trekking. You will have an ascent to Dunguromo pass (3100 m). After few kilometers down from the pass, you will stop for the camping. Dinner will give us the opportunity to share with impressions of the first day. Night is in tents at the altitude 3820 m.
Day 4: Arabel Suu valey - Chakalu Kol Lake (7 hours)
Time for getting up is 7 o'clock in the morning. You will have a vertical ascent to the Chokolu Lake through Zauka Pass. The landscape is relatively flat, from vegetation prevails fine grass and moss, the climate is very close to the tundra climate. Coming closer to the lake you set up your camp for the night. Night is in tents at the height of 3800 m asl.
Day 5: Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass (3720 m) - Dzhukuu gorge (7 h)
After breakfast you will prepare all of your equipment and then immersing it all on the horse,you will go further. You will have to cross the Zauka pass (3720 m) and from this top you will see hall beauty of the Dzhukuu valley. After short break you will go down the gorge about 20 km and reach the foot of the Ashu Kashka Suu gorge where you will set up camp for the night. Dinner and overnight are in tents at the height of 2900 m.
Day 6: Djukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge (7 hours)
On the 6th day you will get up in the early morning and begin to put ourselves in order. After hearty meal you will go further looking for new impressions and feelings. You will go along slopes covered with juniper and fir-tree forest. Juniper is a very unique tree for several reasons. First, it has special root system that helps to survive in difficult nature conditions. In second, trees higher than 10 m has twisted trunks - this is protection system against wind. In third, during dry seasons it can drop own leaves to save moisture in the soil around the tree. Afternoon you will stop at the foot of Ashu Tor Pass you will set up your camp. Dinner and overnight are in tents at the height of 2970 meters asl.
Day 7: Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass (3638 m) - Jukuchak gorge
Early morning will be dedicated to preparation and packing of all of your gear .Then you will hike up to gorge Ashu Kashka Suu. As soon as you get the pass you will make a short halt for lunch and then you will have to climb to the Ashu Tor Pass (3638 m). After the pass you will get into the Dzhukuchak gorge where the warm mineral springs are. Hereyou will be given an opportunity to take a bath with thermal mineral water. Dinner and overnight as usually will be in tents at the altitude of 2650 m.
Day 8: Dzhukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pass (2900 m) - Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge
Early in the morning you will go in the direction of Kichi - Kyzyl Suu Valley. First you will get the territory of Issyk-Kul forestry which is located in the Dzhukuchak gorge. Further you will have to climb the pass Ortho - Bulak (2900 m). Then you will get into the Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge where we pitch your camp for the night. Dinner, sharing impressions and overnight are in tents at the altitude of 2450 meters asl.
Day 9: Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Jili-Suu water warm springs
After breakfast you will prepare your gear and put forward in the direction of the picturesque valley - Chon Kyzyl Suu. First you have to go down the Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu gorge through the territory of forestry. After that you will go along the Djily Suu Mountains and finally you will get in Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge. Here is the area of Ak-Tash. From Kyrgyz is translated as white stone. Then you will go up about three miles up to the thermal mineral springs where you are be able to take a warm bath and relax. Dinner and overnight are in tents at the height of 2500 meters asl.
Day 10: Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge - Ak Sai Pass (2805 m) - Jeti Oguz gorge (7 hours)
This is the last day of your trek. You will get up early and give yourself up, have breakfast and go to the Jeti - Oguz gorge - one of the most popular places to visit among the guests who visited our country. Firstly, you will went down to the place of Ak - Tash, where you will cross the the Kyzyl Suu river (Red River). Then you will begin the ascent to the pass radial Kok - Dzhayyk. The road will pass through a small pine forest, which will impress you with its silence. It seems as if the whole world looks at you and will not will you begin visiting a sense of loneliness. After the forest you will look at the Jeti Oguz gorge which is sure will impress you. After a couple of kilometers you will reach the yurt camp Kok Dzhayyk where will you stay for the night. Dinner and overnight are in yurts at the altitude of 2300 meters asl.
Day 11: Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city
This will be the last day of your adventures in Terskey Mountains. The car of our company will wait you near the yurt camp. Then you will go to Karakol town - administrative and cultural center of Issyk Kul region. During the city tour in Karakol you will visit old Dungan Muslim mosque and old Orthodox Church. At soviet time it was named after Prajevalsky the Great Russian pilgrim Nikolay Prajevalsky. Lunch will be served in Karakol. After lunch you will come back to Bishkek. Overnight will be in Asia Mountains guest house.
Day 12: Bishkek
Today you will have some time to walk around the Bishkek city and to buy souvenirs for your families and friends. It is also possible for an additional price to drive to Ala Archa gorge and to walk there. This place is situated 45 km from Bishkek and it is a favorite place for citizens to have a weekend. In the evening is a farewell dinner and walking in the main Ala Too Square at night to watch our new fountains with colorful lights and classic music.
Day 13: Bishkek - Airport
Your guide will see you off to air port according to the time of your flight.