Road to Sary-Jaz valley

SARY-JAZ TOUR 2 DAY

This part of Kyrgyzstan is one of the unique place in Central Asia. Sary-Jaz  is a untouchable place where you can fully retire and escape from bustle, in an embrace of beauty, tranquility and majesty of the valleys and mountain ranges. This tour is for people who are interested to see the heart of Tien-Shan mountains, Soviet ambitious projects, see local life and who loves adventure!
Program:
Day 1,  Karakol – Enilchek, 150 km 
We will drive to Sary-Jaz valley and our destination will bring us to Soviet abounded industrial town Enilchek which is located at 150 km from Karakol. On the way we will cross Chon-Ashuu pass 3822m and after that start Sary-Jaz area where climate a bit warm and dry. Futher will be millitary check point where we they will check border permit with passport. Around lunch time we will be in Enilchek town and we will explore it. After we will drive to panorama where will be soviet mines. Next point will be Kara-Tash wild hot spring (from July-mid September most of the part of hot spring will be not available because of glacier river) Overnight at tents or a shepherd's house.  
Day 2, Enilchek - Kaindy valley - Karakol
After breakfast we will drive to Kaindy valley where we will hike for 2-4 hours to ancient petroglyphs. On the way we will see local sheperd's houses and animals. 
Optional: As a option insdead of hiking we can do by horse. Let us know it.
We will in Karakol around 4pm-6pm
 

Practical Information:

Duration: 2 day (10 hours of driving)

Distance: 300km

Highest point: high pass Chon-Ashuu -  3822m

Road: 70% of the road is soviet asphalt from 1980

Area: Sary-Jaz located in border zone with China and that is why you need a permit.

Connection: No signal connection except Enilchek city where only "O!" local sim card has signal.

 
Equipment
Equipment and items for tour:
  • Swimming suits, towel and sandals
  • Warm clothes
  • Cap, sun glasess, high factor sun cream
  • Head-torch
  • First aid kit, if you have some disease

  • Recommended to have
  • Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if you don’t have altitude adaptation)
  • Pocket knife
  • Important Notes

    TOUR GRADE

    This tour designed who want to see beautiful landscapes in untouched area with breathtaking views. Tour with long day drive. YOU NEED TO TAKE A PASSPORT WITH YOU FOR THAT TOUR.

    INSURANCE

    Travel insurance is NOT included. We recommend that clients have their own travel insurance against illness, injury, loss/damage to personal belongings. In case of emergency our staff will make all the best to delivery you to hospital or other point and solve your problem, insurance will cover your charges, if you don't have insurance, you will be required to cover charges by yourself.

    TIPPING

    Service of local staff is included to the program; however, it is polite to tip to local staff if the service has been very good. Also at your discretion, you might also consider tipping your tour manager in appreciation of the efficiency and service you receive.

    Terms and Conditions

    Price
    Price of tour:
  • up to 3 people – 480 USD, SUV 4х4

  •    Price include:
  • Driver-guide
  • Vehicles selected category
  • Coffee/tea during the tour

  • Notice:
  • Lunch is not included to the price. Please book lunch boxes beforehand (300KGS PP), if you need them. Otherwise, you can take a lunch individually.
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  • Permits to enter pre border zone, not included to the price, you need to book a tour beforehand in order to have time to prepare permits. Per permit per person is 30 USD (in frame of tour), details

    Permits

  • Important: YOU NEED TO TAKE A PASSPORT WITH YOU FOR THAT TOUR.
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    Route of Sary-Jaz day trip
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