To the upper courses of the Tarym and Syrdarya
Trekking Tour: 11 days
Day 1 Bishkek-Pakrovka: After breakfast we take our car and set off for a small village of Pakrovka at the Issyk-Kul Lake (380 km). In the evening we take a russian sauna. Overnight in a local family.
Day 2 Pakrovka –Djuuku Pass (6 h): After breakfast we continue to follow the routes of the Great Silk Road. We reach Djuuku Pass. Overnight in a tent (2750 m).
Day 3 Djuuku Pass- Ak-Shiyrak via Syrty: We will trek over Djuuku Pass (3680 m) and continue our way on the routes of the Great Silk Road towards Syrty. In Ak-Shirak overnight in a tent.
Day 4 -8 Syrty- Ak-Shiyrak : 5 days of treking in the sourthern part of the Terskei Ala-Too mountain range. We will reach the foot of Ashuu-Tor Glacier (3600 m-4200 m). Overnight in a tent.
Day 9 Ashuu-Tor Gorge: We will hike up to the Ashuu-Tor Pass (4000 m) and we will see a wonderful scenery of the mountains and descent to the Ashuu-Tor valley (7 h). Overnight in a tent (3250 m).
Day 10 Ashuu Gorge – Chon Kyzyl - Suu Gorge: We descent to the Chon Kyzyl-Suu gorge, to geophysical station (7 h) (2650 m). Here we will have an opportunity to take a real Russian sauna. The evening we will spent in a house of a local aksakal (an old honorable man), who will tell us about the Issyk-Kul Lake and the story how he kidnapped his wife 50 years ago. Overnight in guesthouse.
Day 11 Transfer Chon Kyzyl-Suu Gorge - Bishkek: After breakfast we hike down to the thermal springs and then depart to Bishkek. In the afternoon a sightseeing tour of Bishkek. Visit of the squares, museums of the capital and its main bazaar where you can buy oriental dry fruit. Farewell dinner. Tranport to the airport.
FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE INCLUDED:
- Meeting at airport
- Guide service
- Admission to museums
- Admission to national parks
- Travel insurance
- Air tickets and taxes
- Visa support
- Alcohol and water
- Additional services
Quote for the tour will be provide upon request and will depend on number of people in the group, hotel preferences (2,3,4,5 *), room types (single, twin…) and other factors.
For detailed itinerary you can refer to this large Map of Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz visa can be obtained in the permanent representation of Kyrgyzstan in Europe or at Manas International Airport in Bishkek (2 passport’s photos and 35$ per pax, passport with a validity of minimum 6 months.)
This is a draft program. It can be revised in line with your request and your personal circumstances such as changes in flights, bad weather conditions and other unforeseen events.