It is a fixed tour with fixed dates from August 4th – August 14th. Anyone can join our trip and get to know all the beauty and nature of our mountains. Let’s have unforgettable adventures together!
Trekking in Terskey Ala-Too range!
The tour is a great opportunity for those who are in good health, can handle acclimatization at the height of 4000 meters, can hike for 4 to 5 hours per day and is up for the challenge!
Trek: 6-7 days
Route: : Karakol – Chon-Kyzyl-Suu Gorge – Archa-Tor Pass – Jeti-Oguz – Telety Pass – Karakol Gorge – Ala-Kol Lake (pass) – Altyn-Arashan – Karakol
Detail of program:
1 Day, 4 Aug - Almaty - Bishkek
Meeting at Almaty and transfer to Bishkek. Dinner and accommodation in a hotel.
2 Day, 5 Aug - Bishkek - Ala-Archa
Brief City tour, followed by Lunch in a café. In the afternoon we will visit Ala-Archa gorge (40 km). Explore the area. Return to Bishkek, hotel. Dinner at a cafe. Bishkek hosts three major rivers: Alamedin, Ala-Archa and Chu. These rivers make Bishkek the greenest city in Central Asia
3 Day, 6 Aug - Bishkek- Cholpon-Ata - Karakol
In the morning we will take you to the Karakol town through the northern shore of Issyk-Kul lake. Along our way we will stop by the tower of Burana and open-air rock paintings museum. Meals included, accommodation and dinner in a hotel 3*. Preparation for the trek.
4 Day, 7 Aug - Karakol – Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge
Transfer from Karakol town, then to Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge. Hike along Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge to the footstep of Archa-Tor pass. Overnight in a tent camp.
5 Day, 8 Aug - Archa-Tor pass – Jeti-Oguz gorge
Ascent to Archa-Tor pass and descent to Jeti-Oguz gorge. Overnight in a tent camp.
6 Day, 9 Aug - Jeti-Oguz gorge – Telety gorge
Today we will leave the gorge and head towards Telety river. Ascent along Telety river to the footstep of Telety pass. Overnight in a tent camp.
7 Day, 10 Aug - Telety pass –National park in Karakol gorge
Getting over the pass of Telety. Road will take us approx 3 hours. From the summit we will enjoy a great view of Terskey Ala-Too Mountain range. Later we will continue to descend along the river for 3 hours. Making a camp, sleep in tents.
8 Day, 11 Aug - Karakol gorge – Ala-Kul lake
Descent in Karakol gorge to small log bridge. Stream crossing and ascent toward Ala-Kul Lake. Ascent is steep here and there, but not long. We establish next tent camp on Ala-Kul lake. Overnight in a tent camp.
9 Day. 12 Aug - Ala-Kul Lake – Altyn Arashan gorge
Ascent to Ala-Kul pass 3800m. Then after a small brake and the view to Teskey Ala-Too range, we ascent to Keldyke pass and descent to Altyn-Arashan gorge up to hot mineral springs. We will relax in pleasant warm mineral bath after dinner. Overnight in a guesthouse or a yurt.
10 Day, 13 Aug - Altyn-Arashan - Karakol town
After breakfast we will hike to the meeting point with the driver. Transfer to Karakol. Rest or short city tour. Accommodation and dinner in a hotel.
11 Day, 14 Aug - Karakol - Almaty
After breakfast we drive to Almaty through Kegen border check point in Karkara valley. We will visit stones of Tamerlane that are located in San-Tash village in Karkara valley. Also we will visit Charyn canyon in Kazahstan. Festive dinner in Tubeteika restaurant after arrival to Almaty. Transfer to the airport. End of the service
- English speaking driver-guide with transportation according the program
- Accommodation based on double room
- Full board
- Payment to museums and sights
- Cooking staff, tents (1 tent for 2 people, mats).
- Staff for trekking (1 guide, 1 cook, 2 porters (each porter brings 15 kg for 1 person, that weight including food, tent, sleeping bags, cooking staff and private things of clients).
- Accommodation and hot springs in Altyn-Arashan
- Entrance fee in Karakol National Park