Terskey Ala-Too, 13 days

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Duration: 13 days

  • Fascinating trekking route of medium grade
  • Unique climate area of high mountain Lake Issyk-Kul
  • Rich wildlife and original Kyrgyz nomads culture
  • Accommodation in Hotels or Guest Houses and Tent Camps

Issyk-Kul Lake is a huge natural accumulator which determine the unique climate of the whole area. You can hardly experience anywhere else such a hot mountain sun, fresh air and smell of fir trees, as well as coolness of sea breeze. While travelling there you will feel stronger, healthy, full of pleasant emotions.

Season: June - September



1Arrival in Bishkek.Hotel
2Transfer to the Boom gorge. Walking to the red sandstone rocks.Tent Camp
3After lunch transfer via Karakol town (former Przhevalsk) to Kashka-Suu Gorge.Tent Camp
4Hike up to Chon-Kol-Dzar pass (3350 m) along Kashka-Suu River and then descent to Altyn-Arashan Gorge ("Golden Spring").Tent Camp or mountain hut
5Radial hike to the upper reaches of Arashan Gorge.Tent Camp
6Radial hike to Ala-Kol Lake.Tent Camp
7Transfer to Dzhety-Oguz Gorge.Tent Camp
8-9Radial hiking.Tent Camp
10Transfer to Lake Issyk-Kul.Hotel or Guest House
11Rest by the Issyk-Kul lake.Hotel or Guest House
12Transfer to Almaty or Bishkek. On the way visit Burana Tower, architectural monument of XII century on the Great Silk Road.Hotel
13Departure from Bishkek or Almaty.-

1) Average trekking time is 5-6 hours a day, however on some days it takes 7 hours over a pass.
The route is not very difficult. It requires average fitness.
2) Every tourist must have sleeping bag, sleeping pad, warm clothes, rain coat, trekking-boots.

Service included in basic package:
- Transportation
- Kitchenware and dining set
- Full board and lodging in hotels and tent camps
- Personnel: Guide / Interpreter, Cook, Porters

Extra service:
- Boating on Lake Issyk-Kul
- Folklore show
- National horse games show
- Kyrgyz visa support
- Registration in OVIR