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Trekking tour to Ala kol

5 days

≈ $203 per day

$1 015

COUNTRY

Kyrgyzstan

STARTS / ENDS IN

Bishkek-Karakol / Bishkek-Airport

DESTINATIONS

6 (Bishkek-Karakol, Karakol-Sirota camp, Sirota camp-Ala Kol-altyn Arashan-Karakol, Bokonbaevo, Bokonbaevo-Bishkek, Bishkek-Airport)

TOUR TYPE

Adventure

TOUR GROUP

Any day

START DATE

01 May 2019

END DATE

05 May 2019

SEATS LEFT

7+

AGE RANGE

12 to 50 year olds

Guide's Language

  • English

Available Months

  • January
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Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Bishkek-Karakol

    We will start our trip towards Issyk-Kul

    Our first stop at the Burana Tower - today the tower is a heritage of UNESCO and Kyrgyzstan. You will have a tour to whole complex, an excursion to Tower and a panoramic view from the Tower itself. In addition you will also be able to see the balbalas that are located around and were created by the ancient Turkic tribes. Visiting the whole territory will help you to move into the atmosphere of the 12th century and see firsthand the most ancient artifacts.

    Arrival to Cholpon -Ata, have lunch.

    After lunch you will visit the famous cultural center of Ruh Ordo named after the famous writer of Kyrgyzstan Chingiz Aitmatov. The center brings together the history and spiritual heritage of different cultures and nationalities of the world.The ideological concept of the cultural centre is striking in its depth: the complex of five white chapels, located exactly the same distance from each other. The only external difference between the chapels - the symbols of different world religions."Ruh Ordo" is famous not only for its unusual architectural monuments, but also because of the most beautiful pier on the lake.

    After excursion in Cholpon Ata you will start your trip to Karakol city, arrive and have dinner, check in,overnight

  • Day 2
    Karakol-Sirota camp

    After breakfast you will go to the Karakol gorge. Karakol Gorge is a high mountain gorge located in the eastern part of the Terskey-Ala-Too Range on the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, near the city of Karakol.

    Arrival to Karakol gorge, start your trekking towards Sirota camp. The first night in the area of ​​the Sirota camp, this place was created by the head / instructor and the guide Serebrenikov Valery Nikolayevich. This place is convenient for camping overnight.

  • Day 3
    Sirota camp-Ala Kol-altyn Arashan-Karakol

    After breakfast start trekking trip towards Ala-Kol lake(3,600 m). The ascent from the camp to the lake takes about 3 hours. Stretching across the hollow and surrounded by snow-white rocky mountain peaks. After a short halt, a long climb to the Ala-Kul Pass (3860m) awaits you, from which, you will see a magnificent view of the mountain peaks chain - the five thousand-meters of Terskei Ala-Too.

    After walking around Ala Kol lake, you will start descent to Altyn-Arashan approximately in 3-4 hours. (Golden springs).
    On your way to Altyn Arashan you will see several free of charge hot springs (wild springs)- natural bath in the shape of “Heart”, "Swallow's Nest" and a little further away the spring "Frog". The mineralized water of hot springs containing radon has a very beneficial effect on the human body.
    Arrive to Karakol. Have dinner and overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 4
    Bokonbaevo

    In the morning after breakfast You will head to Bokonbaevo village, on your way you will visit some natural sights-"Jeti-Oguz" (translated as "seven bulls") came from a chain of weathered red rocks, similar to bulls lying on the ground, and became a visiting card of the gorge. You will also see there the rock named “Broken Heart”.

    “Mandjyly-Ata”

    Arrive to Bokonbaevo, check in, have dinner, overnight

  • Day 5
    Bokonbaevo-Bishkek

    After breakfast you will go to the Canyon Skazka (Fairytale). The canyon is an amazing place where sandy red formations take various fabulous forms.
    Soft rocks of different shades are very flexible to the action of external forces. After the next rain, the relief of the Fairytale can really change noticeably. And shades of colors on the slopes of so as not to disrupt the creation of the Creatothe canyon can change dramatically and with strong gusts of wind. Moreover, staying in the Fairytale with complete calm and clear skies from morning till night, the observer every hour will discover new details of the landscape. They will be differently illuminated by the movement of the sun in the sky and the movement of shadows on the ground. Walking along this gorge during the rest on Issyk-Kul brings not only aesthetic pleasure, but also unity with nature. With care, you take every step r. These blocks impress with their uniqueness and grandeur.
    You will see a canyon called "China Wall" with a length of 5 kilometers, it seems to guard the peace of sleeping castles and amazing animals created by nature itself from red clay and sandstone - elephants, hippos, snakes and some very unseen
    animals.
    Time for Lunch
    After the lunch you will have free time for Horse riding
    **Optional we can arrange Horse riding about 1-2 hours along the lake for additional fee.
    After spending time on the South Shore of Issyk-Kul’ we will start drive towards Bishkek city.
    End of tour

  • Day 6
    Bishkek-Airport

    Early morning breakfast, transfer to the airport

What's included

  • Meals(B,L,D)

  • Excursions

  • Equipment

  • Guide

  • Guesthouse

  • Transfer

  • Transport

  • Water

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