A great trek in Kyrgyzstan is our Beauty of Tien Shan Trek during 15 days.
Itinerary: Bishkek – south Issyk Kul lake – Son Kul lake – Kazarman village – Toktogul – Bishkek
Highlights: Mountains landscape, forests, rivers, mountains lakes, nomad’s life, different regions
D1 / Bishkek – Irdik valley: Morning transfer to the start point in the Irdik valley 5h. On the way we stop for the lunch in the southern shore of Issyk-Kul lake. In the afternoon, we arrive at the camping in the Irdik valley. Overnight and dinner in the tents.
D2 / Trekking to Kum Bel Pass 3388m above sea level. Down to Jeti – Oguz valley. Camping by the river at 2335m above sea level. +700m. / – 1053m. 6/7h of trekking
D3 / Trekking through the Jiluu Suu pass at 3627m above sea level. Down to Chon Kizil Suu valley. Camping by the hot spring water at 2363m. +1290m / -1267m. 7/8h of trekking
D4 / Trekking by the Chon Kizil Suu valley. At the mountain refuge “FGS”, we go to left side for the mountain lake at 3283m. The name of lake is Kashka Tor. Trail back to mountain refuge. Camping on the foot of Savator pass. +970m / – 720m7/8h of trekking
D5 / Trekking to Savatar pass at 3811m above sea level. Beautiful view around. Down to Kichi Kizil Suu valley. We hike till reaching the forest zone. Camping at the 3000m. alt. + 1221m / – 811m.9/10 of trekking
D6 / Trekking to Jumaty pass at 3325m. Down by the western Jumatay valley. In the afternoon, we reach Jukuchak valley. We swim in the hot spring water. Transfer to south Issyk Kul lake. Overnight and dinner in the yurt camp. +500m / – 1120m. 5/6h of trekking. 1h transfer.
D7 / Transfer to Son Kul lake: After a good breakfast, we drive to Son Kul lake at 3016m.. Stop at the southern shore of the Issyk Kul lake. Beautiful landscape by the lake. Lunch at Kochkor village. Visit of the handcraft felt center. Following of the road through the Kalmak Ashuu Pass. We arrive in the late afternoon to the yurt camp, on the southern shore of the lake. Overnight and dinner in the yurt camp.
D8 / Free time at Son Kul lake: Easy hiking day. We can spend it for walking, horseback riding or just reading a book at the yurt camp. Lunch and dinner in the yurt camp.
D9 / Transfer to Kazarman: We leave our yurt camp. Drive through Moldo Ashu pass at 3150m. Beautiful view of the valley and forest. Down to Kurtka village. Visit of the mausoleum of Taylak Baatyr. Following the mountain road to Kazarman. Pique-nique on the way near the yurt camp. In the afternoon, we reach our guest house in Kazarman, lost in the mountains. Overnight and dinner in the local family house. 5/6h of driving.
D10 / Trekking to Kok Bel valley: In the morning, we have short transfer to the departure point. Start of trekking with our caravan of horses. We hike along the river of Kok Bel. In ther afternoon, camping by the river at 1800m above sea level. 6/7h. +400m.
D11 / Trek to the foot of Chechekty pass: Along the Kok Bel river, we hike to the pass of Chechekty. Camping at 2800m. Overnight and dinner in the tent. 6/7h of trekking
D12 / Trekking to Kapka lake: Hike up to the Chechekty pass at 3300m. Down to Kapka lake. Overnight and dinner in the tent camping by the 2600m. 6/7h.
D13 / Trekking to Karasuu lake: After breakfast, we leave our horses. Walking along the river Kara-Suu till the end of the lake. Very long day. Picnic in the forest and the possibility to swim in the lake. Overnight and dinner in the camping at the end of the lake. 6/7h of trekking
D14 / Trekking to Taktalik – Transfer to Toktogul: Last day of hiking. We hike up in the morning. Stop at the Taktalyk pass. Beautiful view of the lake and village. Down to the meeting point with the driver. Transfer to Toktogul. Overnight and dinner in the guest house. 6/7h of trekking. 1h transfer by car.
D15 / Transfer to Bishkek: after breakfast, we drive to Bishkek. Through Alabel pass at 3150m, beautiful Suusamyr valley and Too Ashuu tunnel we reach Kyrgyz capital. After crossing the tunnel of Too Ashuu, we walk to the mountain lake. Picnic, then back to the car. Transfer to Bishkek. Dinner in the restaurant. Overnight in the guest house. 280km.
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Price per person in USD:
2 pax 1670 $/per
3 pax 1410 $/per
4 pax 1230 $/per
5 pax 1140 $/per
6 pax 1050 $/per