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TREKKING

Welcome to Kyrgyz Republic! We invite you to visit the large mountain system of Tien-Shan range which is located in Central Asia. Tian Shan covers over 80% of the country (Kyrgyzstan is occasionally referred to as "the Switzerland of Central Asia", as a result) with the remainder made up of valleys and basins. Here in Karakol city - trekking is one of the most popular activities for summer tourists who are coming all over the world. The main sights of Terskey Ala-Too Range are Telety pass, Karakol valley, Ala-Kul Lake and Altyn-Arashan hot springs. Enjoying our nature you will also meet many nomads, that live high in the mountains and visit the unique places that can be reached only by walking! There are many various, interesting places for hiking and trekking, choose your way.

Celestial Mountains 
Celestial Mountains 
Route: Djety-Oguz - Karakol gorge - Ala-Kul lake - Altyn-Arashan 

 Duration: 5 days 

 Season: June - October

The glaciers of Terskey Ala-Too
The glaciers of Terskey Ala-Too
Route: Karakol - Peak Karakol 5216m - Ala-Kul - Altyn-Arashan   

Duration: 4 and 6 days 

Season: June -September 

The pearl Ala-Kul Lake
The pearl Ala-Kul Lake
Route: Karakol – Ala-Kul lake - Altyn-Arashan – Karakol 

 Duration: 1-2-3-4 days 

 Season: June - October  

At altitudes of Terskey Ala-Too
At altitudes of Terskey Ala-Too
Route: Chon Kyzyl-Suu - Djety-Oguz - Ala-Kul lake - Altyn-Arashan 

 Duration: 11 days 

 Season: June - October  

Celestial Mountains 2 
Celestial Mountains 2 
Route: Djety-Oguz - Karakol gorge - Ala-Kul lake - Altyn-Arashan 

 Duration: 8 days 

 Season: June - October

On the glaciers of Terskey Ala-Too
On the glaciers of Terskey Ala-Too
Route: Karakol - On-Tor - Kol-Tor - Ala-Kul lake - Altyn-Arashan - Karakol

 Duration: 6 days 

 Season: June - September  

Radial trekking in Karakol valley 
Radial trekking in Karakol valley 

Route: Karakol - Peak Karakol 5216m - Ala-Kul lake 

    Duration: 4 days 

 Season: June - September 

Issyk-Kul Crest
Issyk-Kul Crest

Route: Kashka-Suu valley – Peak Issyk-Kul Crest 3360m – Karakol 

 Duration: 1 day 

Season: May - October 

To the Heart of Tian-Shan
To the Heart of Tian-Shan

Route: 1. Trek via At-Jailoo    2. Trek via Tuz pass 

Duration: 11-14 days 

Season: July - September  

Trek to Peak Karakol 5216m 
Trek to Peak Karakol 5216m 

Route: Karakol - On-Tor - Peak Karakol 5216m


    Duration: 1 day 

 Season: June - October 

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Outdoor gear renting in Karakol 
Outdoor gear renting in Karakol 
Transport 
Transport 
Gorges in Issyk-Kul region 
Gorges in Issyk-Kul region