Trekking to Celestrial Mountains
1 Day: Karakol – Djety-Oguz – Telety pass, 7km, +500m, 3-5 hours of trekking
Meeting at hotel and drive to beginning of Telety pass in Djety-Oguz valley. Djety-Oguz (means Seven Bulls on kyrgyz language) is famous for its unusually bright, red sandstone rock formations, one of the most popular rocks are Seven Bulls and Broken Heart. Start our trek to the feet of Telety pass upon arriving. Tent camp on altitude 2800 in front of Muz-Too Rocks.
2 Day: Telety pass – Alp camp, 12km, +700m, 5-6 hours of trekking
We are moving to Karakol valley today and starting with climbing to Telety Passover (3800m). There are two steep ascents at the beginning of this passover, but you will enjoy the view on the top. Descent to Telety-East valley until the first convenient place to have lunch. After lunch descent to Karakol Valley to Alp Camp, located on altitude 2500m.
3 Day: Alp Camp – Ala-Kul lake – Keldike valley, 9km, +1200m, 6-8 hours of trekking
We are starting our climbing to Ala-kul lake (3533m). You will be amazed by this extraordinary lake. Ala-Kul lake is a rock-dammed and hidden treasure between lofty Terskey Ala Too Mountains. It lies at an altitude of approximately 3533 meters. In addition, you will be able to see the glacier where this lake begins. Ascending this Passover you will also have an opportunity to enjoy with inexpressible view of mountain summits, such Djigit, Karakol and Tashtanbek peaks. Climbing to Ala-Kul peak (3800 m) and descent to Keldike valley. Encampment in tents.
4 Day: Keldike valley – Altyn-Arashan, 11km, -1100m, 3-4 hours of trekking
Our next point is Altyn-Arashan valley. Extremely picturesque views of Altyn-Arashan attract large number of tourists. Altyn-Arashan resort is famous for hot springs. You will take a bath in the pool with radon water. Dinner and accommodation in guesthouse or yurt.
5 Day: Altyn-Arashan - Karakol, 10km, -450m, 3-4 hours of trekking
Morning excursion to hot wild springs. Walking to “Lastochkino gnezdo” (swallow’s nest), Queen Frog and heart shape bathes. Walking down by Altyn-Arashan gorge to Aksu village. Close to noon car will pick you up and bring you to place of your stay in Karakol. End of the service.
Duration: 5 day
Distance: Total 100km (Walking part 50km)
Route: Karakol - Djety Oguz valley- Telety Passover - Sirota-Keldike valley- Ala-Kul lake - Altyn Arashan valley- Karakol
Highest point: pass between Ala-Kul lake and Keldike valley 3860m
Area: Issyk-kul region, Terskey Ala-Too mountains range
Connection: No signal connection
Level of difficulty: This track is oriented for people with good health and training, because the route consists of long passages over rough terrain, sharp fluctuations in temperature and ascents to a height of 4000 meters above sea level.