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Trekking In Central Tien - Shan Tour

Trekking In Central Tien - Shan Tour Packages
Country: Kyrgyzstan
City: Bishkek
Duration: 13 Day(s) - 12 Night(s)
Tour Category: Trekking Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary


Best season: July – August

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 so-called “Glina (Clay)” place (5 hours).

Day 6 Trek to Merzbacher Glade, 3420 m.

Day 7 Radial trekking to Merzbacher lake, 3300 m.

8th – 9th Day. Trek along the Inylchek Glacier to the Komsomolsky Glacier and further to the base camp (4050 m), (7-8 hours of trekking every day).

Day 10 Rest day or circular trek to the foot of Khan-Tengri peak. Reserve day for the helicopter flight.

Day 11 Helicopter flight to Karkara (35min.). Transfer to Issyk-Kul Lake (190km, 3-4 hours).

Day 12 Issyk – Kul – Bishkek (260km, 4 hours of driving).

Day 13 Departure.

*) Helicopter flight to Maidaadyr can be changed for flight to Karkara. It doesn't influence the day plan and itinerary at all as well as the cost.

Price is available for a group of 2 persons

Price includes the following service:

Mountain Guide for trekking

Cook for trek

Porters to carry food and kitchen utensils only

Twin accommodation in a homestay in Karakol (2 nights)

Trekking tents

Meals: Full Board during the trek and breakfast in the homestay in Karakol

Land transportation as stated in the program (Airport-Airport)

Shared helicopter flight from Khan-Tengry Base Camp to Maida-Adyr Camp or Karkara for clients + guide*)

Border permit

NB: Helicopter flight schedule to be confirmed in June. As programme includes shared helicopter the actual flight can vary depending on scheduled flights.

Price does not include:

Porters to carry personal belongings

Sleeping bags and mats

Kyrgyz visa fee (if required)

Lunches / Dinners in Karakol and Bishkek

Excursions + entrance fees


1. Each porter carries 15 kg of commercial weight.

2. Tourists must have a medical insurance policy

3. Every passenger on a helicopter can take up to 30 kg of luggage without extra payment.

4. Helicopter in the 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 for June.

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