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Trekking tour: Terskey Ala-Too

10 days

≈ $129 per day

$1 294

COUNTRY

Kyrgyzstan

STARTS / ENDS IN

Bishkek / Bishkek

DESTINATIONS

8 (Bishkek, Karakol, Jeti-Oguz, Karakol, Karakol , Karakol, Issyk-Kul, Bishkek)

TOUR TYPE

Culture & History

TOUR GROUP

Any day

START DATE

31 August 2018

END DATE

09 September 2018

SEATS LEFT

7+

AGE RANGE

10 to 60 year olds

Other Services

  • Porter service to carry personal belongings

    $282
  • Lunches and/or Dinners in Bishkek in restaurant

    $14
  • Use of swimming pool at hot spring in Altyn-Arashan Gorge

    $5

Guide's Language

  • Russian
  • English

Available Months

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Bishkek

    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

  • Day 2
    Karakol

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

  • Day 3
    Jeti-Oguz

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

  • Day 4
    Karakol

    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.

  • Day 5
    Karakol

    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.

  • Day 6
    Karakol

    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.

  • Day 7
    Karakol

    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.

  • Day 8
    Issyk-Kul

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

  • Day 9
    Bishkek

    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.

  • Day 10
    Bishkek

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

What's included

  • Hotel

  • Transport

  • Transfer

  • Excursions

  • Guide

  • Breakfast

    9 breaksasts for period

  • Lunch

    7 lunches

  • Dinner

    7 dinners

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