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Trekking Tour In Terskey Ala-too Range

Country: Kyrgyzstan
City: Bishkek
Duration: 10 Day(s) - 9 Night(s)
Tour Category: Trekking

Package Itinerary

Day 1

International flight to Bishkek. Met at the airport in Bishkek. Transfer to the hotel. Rest. Afternoon city sightseeing tour in Bishkek: Philharmonic Society, Ala-Too Square, Victory Square, Handicraft Shops, Osh bazaar, Fine Arts Museum.

Accommodation: 3* Hotel

Day 2

Transfer to Karakol (400km, 6 hours drive). Overnight in Guest House.

Breakfast
Accommodation: Guest House

Day 3

Transfer to Jety-Oguz Gorge (30km). Trek up the Valley of Flowers, trekking towards the Teleti Pass. Overnight in tents.

B L D
Accommodation: Tent Camp

Day 4

Continue trekking along the Teleti gorge, over the Teleti Pass (3759m). This takes approximately 4 hours. It is then another 3-4 hours descent down into the Karakol valley. Camp in the gorge over night with stunning views of the steep sided mountains lining the gorge.

B L D
Accommodation: Tent Camp

Day 5

Trek down the Karakol Gorge to the shelter at Sirota (2800m), then branch East for about a 2 hours climb up a small tributary valley (Kurgak-Ter gorge) towards Ala-Kol Lake. Camp next to a little lake near the alpine shelter.

B L D
Accommodation: Tent Camp

Day 6

Trek up to the Ala-Kol Lake. Trek from Ala-Kol Lake over the Ala-Kol pass (3860m). There are incredible views from this pass. The descent (2 hours) starts with a short steep section, but then eases as you descend into the Keldike Gorge (approximately 8 hours total trekking time). Water is available from streams along the route.

B L D
Accommodation: Tent Camp

Day 7

A 3 hour trek down into the Altyn Arashan Gorge. Visit to Altyn Arashan (‘Golden Spring’) hot springs with water temperatures of 40-45° where it is possible to swim. Vehicle meets group for transfer to Karakol. Overnight in Guest House.

B L D
Accommodation: Tent Camp

Day 8

Transfer to Lake Issyk-Kul (180km, 2.5 hours drive). On the way visit to petroglyphs, an open air collection of stones with ancient inscriptions. Overnight in accommodation on the beach of Issyk-Kul Lake.

B L D
Accommodation: Tent Camp

Day 9

Transfer to Bishkek (260km, 4 hours). On the way visit the Burana Tower, an architectural monument of the Great Silk Road dating back to the XII Century. Overnight in Hotel.

B L D
Accommodation: 3* Hotel

Day 10

Check-out. Transfer to Airport. Departure by international flight. Breakfast Included.

If you are new to altitude you may have concerns about the effects. Don’t worry because this trekking goes in quiet manner, without big altitude difference. This altitude rarely causes anyone any problems on this trip. The best way to avoid such symptoms is to walk at a gentle steady pace and drink plenty of fluid.

Notes:

1.Tourists must have a medical insurance policy with coverage of USD 30,000.

2.The conditions of the road to the Altyn-Arashan Gorge make it necessary to use a 4WD car or a cross country vehicle (so called truckbus)

3.Each porter carries 20kg of commercial weight. Any additional weight in excess of this will be charged at a rate of USD 3 per 1kg.

Clients Statement

ITMC insistently advises all participants of hiking, climbing and mountaineering to be aware of and accept possible risks of personal injury or death might be caused by the mentioned activities. Participants should be responsible for their own actions and involvement.

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