TREKKING: KYRGYZSTAN. Central Tien-Shan
Best season: July 15 – August 30
Day 1 International flight to Bishkek. Meeting 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, State History Museum.
Day 2 Transfer from Bishkek to Karakol (400 km, 7 hours). On the way excursion to Burana Tower (X-XI AD). Accommodation in Hotel 3*.
Day 3 Transfer to At-Djailoo, 2500 m above sea level (200 km, 6 hours). Radial walking. Acclimatization.
Day 4 Trekking to Inylchek Glacier, 2900 m above sea level (ca. 5 hours).
Day 5 Trekking to Merzbacher Glade (6-7 hours).
Day 6 Continue trekking (6-7 hours). Arrival to Merzbacher Glade, 3380 m.
Day 7 Walking to Merzbacher Lake, 3300 m.
Day 8 Continue trekking to Shokalsky Glacier or Komsomolsky Glacier, 4100 m (7-8 hours).
Day 9 Continue trekking to the area of Diky pass (7 hours).
Day 10 Trekking to the Base Camp Khan-Tengry, 4000 m.
Day 11 Rest. Reserve day for helicopter flight.
Day 12 Helicopter flight to Maida-Adyr Camp *) 20 min. Transfer to Karakol (180 km, 5 hours).
Day 13 Transfer to Issyk-Kul Lake (140 km, 2 hours), northern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake. On the way visit Ethnographical Museum, Petroglyphs Museum on open air in Cholpon-Ata.
Day 14 Transfer to Bishkek (260 km, 4 hours).
Day 15 Check-out. Transfer to the airport. Departure by international flight.
*) Helicopter flight to Maidaadyr can be changed for flight to Karkara. It doesn’ influence day plan and itinerary at all as well as the cost.
Price is available for group of 2 persons
Price includes the following service:
NB: Helicopter flight schedule to be confirmed on June. As programme includes shared helicopter the actual flight can vary depending on scheduled flights.
Price does not include:
1. Each porter carries 15 kg of commercial weight.
2. Tourists must have medical insurance policy with coverage of USD 30 000.
3. Every passenger on helicopter can take up to 30 kg of luggage without extra payment.
4. Helicopter in area of Inylchek glacier is available in the following period: from July 10 till August 31 and sometimes till September 10.The schedule of the helicopter flight is confirmed on June.