Bishkek – Karakol – Ala-Kol – Altyn-Arashan - Son-Kul Lake – Bishkek
Travel season: July - August
Arrival in Bishkek. Meeting the group at the airport Manas and transfer to Bishkek by minibus. Accommodation in the hotel 3*.
Transfer to Karakol (390km, 6-7 hours) through Cholpon-Ata. On the way excursion to Ethnographical Museum, Petroglyphs Museum on open air in Cholpon-Ata (ancient drawings on the stones dated 2000-3000 BC). Continue excursion in Karakol: Museum of Prijivalsky, Ortodox Church, Mosque. Accommodation in the Home Stay.
Transfer to Karakol Gorge (50 km far from Karakol city) by cross country vehicle GAZ 66. Trekking to the place calls Sirota (Orphan), altitude - 2900 m. Trekking distance during the day is 6-7 km, it takes about 3 hours. Set up Tent camp. Radial hiking. Acclimatization. Full board. Overnight in tent.
Trekking to Ala-Kol Lake (3500 m) and back. Trek along the Kurgak-Tor Gorge via waterfall will take about 4 hours one way. Full board. Overnight in tent.
Trekking from Ala-Kol lake to Altyn-Arashan Gorge 2500 m (Golden Spring) hot springs to swim in (40-45°). Full board. Overnight in tent.
Breakfast. Back transfer to Karakol by cross country vehicle GAZ 66. Transfer to Kochkor (275km, 4-5 hours) by minibus. Accommodation in Home Stay.
Transfer to Kyzart village (80km, 2 hours). Loading all the equipment to the horses and trek to Kilemche jailoo by horses. Dinner and overnight in Yurt Inn.
Arrival in Son-Kul lake by horses. Rest. Visit local nomad’s family and see local tradition and customs. Dinner and overnight in Yurt Inn.
Transfer to Bishkek (355 km, 5-6 hours). Excursion to Burana Tower (X-XI AD) on the way. Accommodation in the hotel 3*.
Price is valid for group of 6 persons.
Price includes the following service:
NB: Meals for the personnel are included.
7) Excursions as mentioned in the program above
Price does not include: