Trekking tour 06
The Lost Route
Activity: Trekking tour
Duration of the tour: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
You have found the absolutely quiet place in our busy world your were looking for. All of us were children and had our certain dreams. If your dream was to travel somewhere in wild nature, among gorges, mountains and celestial lakes, this tour is right for you. It is an unforgettable tour where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest alpine lake, but also experience traditional nomads life while hiking along routes of Silk Road.
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
Your guide will meet you at Manas International Airport and accompany you to the Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where your day will be started from breakfast The first day will be dedicated to a guided Bishkek City Tour, including lunch. The trip includes the visiting of the main Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the Historical Museum, National philharmonic, Eastern Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others places of interest. Then you will be driven to the Chon Kemin valley in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, where you will spend one night. On the way to Chon Kemin valley you will see the Burana Tower (minaret referring to 11 century) with open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors) situating at the same place. You will have dinner at 7a.m.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu
After breakfast you will leave Chon Kemin valley at 8 a.m and go to Chong Kyzyl Suu village. The village is located on one of the shore of the picturesque Issyk-Kul Lake, the second largest mountain lake in the world (1608meters asl) and is also known as "The pearl of Central Asia". Dinner is at 7p.m. in the Chong Kyzyl Suu Guesthouse. There you will spend the night.
Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak
Breakfast will be at 8 a.m. After breakfast you will have time to enjoy swimming in the lake and lying about on the beach. Your guide will meet you at 12 o clock for lunch and then you will begin journey to the inconceivable gorge Jukuchak, where you will find a red cavern known as the "500 rams". In former times it was possible to fit 500 rams inside the cave, before an earthquake destroyed and diminished its original size. However, one still can imagine its original extent by peering through a crack. People say that there could be priceless treasure inside but nobody dared to go in and explore it until now. After the cavern, you will go to a sauna that is close by; there you will have the possibility to take a bath with hot mineral water. You will arrive at the Jukuchak Guesthouse about 7 a.m. After having checked in, you will have dinner.
Day 4: Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka
After breakfast you will prepare for 6 hours hike running through Jukka gorge (2520m asl). You will hike along the Great Silk Road as ancient traders did. You will stop for a night at the campground based at the foot of the Jukka pass. Dinner will be at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents.
Day 5: Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000masl)
Breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock. Then you will make a trek over the Jukka pass (3680m asl) along the Great Silk Road (6 hours). As soon as you are in Syrthe Ak-Shirak you will have the opportunity to observe its unique nature on your own. During this unforgettable trip you will also see our gorgeous Chokoli Lakes. Dinner will be at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents.
Day 6: Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m) - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
Before 8 a.m your luggage should be packed, after that you will have breakfast. Then you will start your journey to the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek city through the picturesque Barskaun gorge, where you will have your lunch. In Bishkek you will be served a farewell dinner in a restaurant with our national folklore show. You will spend the night in four stars Hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek
Our guide will pick you up and see you off on your flight to International Airport "Manas".