Kyrgyzstan trekking 07
Activity: Trekking tour
Time of the tour: 11 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River - Kara Korum Pass - Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village - Bishkek
During this marvelous adventure you will have trek in a wild nature of Tien - Shan mountains, among beautiful gorges and mountains and lakes with beautiful color of water - believe us this tour is right for you. It is an unforgettable sightsees where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest alpine lake Issyk Kul, but also experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking alongside our divine mountains!
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley (170 km-4 h)
You will be collected by your guide from Manas Airport and accompanied to Bishkek City, the capital of this wonderful land (30 min. drive). This day is for fact finding tour. You will start the day with a breakfast in Chinese Muslims guest house. If you arrive too early we will offer you a nice room with comfortable beds and shower. The part of day is devoted to a guided Bishkek City Tour: the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others places of interest. Lunch. After transfer to Chon-Kemin valley, on the way visiting the Burana historical Complex, the site of a medieval settlement of Balasagun that was the capital of the Karahanid Kaganate, a Turkic dynasty of the 11 century. Dinner and overnight is in a local guesthouse.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village ( 150 km-4 h)
After breakfast we will try to capture all the beauty and charms of Chon Kemin Valley,wide alpine valley. Here you can see Kyrgyz nomads with their yurts and sheep's as it was 100 years ago among the Tian Shan Mountains, strong rivers, pine trees. Have time for a photo session. On our way to the Chon Sart Oi village we will stop not far from Chon-Kemin valley in order to walk 3 hours in Konorchek labyrinths, where at the end of the chasm we will present you a stunning view where everybody can find his favorite image, then a picnic. We will continue our trip to Chon Sary Oi village, alongside the northern shore of Issik-kul Lake. Dinner. Preparations are organized for the trek. Overnight is in guesthouse.
Day 3: Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu - Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) (30 km; 6 hours)
After good breakfast our car will bring us on the mountain road in the Orto-Koi Suu gorge. The first day of our trekking starts at 7 o'clock. Some time later we will meet with our horseman with horses. Then we will pack on horses our luggage and proceed with our hiking to the foot of Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m), where we set up our camp for overnight is in tents (3200 m).
Day 4: Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River (40 km; 8 hours)
After breakfast we prepare all of our equipment and belongings, and then immerse it all on the horse, we will go further. We have to get back to the Kok-Airik Pass (3889 m) passing that we find ourselves in the Orto-Koi Suu defile where is a river with the same name. This is a very beautiful and wild place with only mountains and amazing glaciers of the Kungey Ala - Too (Sunny Mountains) Range. Total silence. A little bit later going down the gorge we will reach on the biggest river on Kungey Mountain range is Chon Kemin River. And we will finish our trip today at the bank of Koi Suu river - is one of the hundred rivers that following into huge Chon Kemin River where we set up our camp(3000 m). Dinner. Sleeping is in tents.
Day 5: Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River (40 km; 8 hours)
Today we will move along the Chon Kemin River! The major aim for today is to get to Djaman Suu River where we will set up our camp! So today our meal will be served at 7 o'clock and we have to move on further in the hunt for new sensations. Sacred beauty of these places and this valley can't be described in a word! You just have to write a book after all what happened with you during your trip here! Today you will have opportunity to make photos one of the highest mountains of the Kungey Mountain Range is Choktal Mountain (4771), seeming to be the lonely guard of this range! Dinner. Staying is in tents (3000 m).
Day 6: Djaman Suu River - Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m) (35 km; 7 hours)
As usual meal will be served at 7 o'clock. Today we reach Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m). Just say what can be better then simply settle at the bank of the mountain river, to eat and to hear only natural sounds: noise of stream, bird's songs. We organize a picnic at one of the picturesque places here named Dere opening. Simply an amazing thing! In the end of the day we come up to Kara - Korum Pass. Some free time before dinner! Overnight is in tents (3300 m).
Day 7: Kara - Korum Pass (3705 m) - Kel Tor gorge (35 km; 7 hours)
A breakfast is to be served at 7 o'clock. We are expected rather long and hard day today. First of all we will have to cross Korum Pass. This thing is worth the effort! It is because breathtaking picture will be opened in front of you. You will have opportunity staying on this panorama to observe Kel Tor and other gorges. It seems you are alone in this world and you are just little peace of this world. Amazing! So at end result we will get to Kel Tor gorge at the end of 7 hours hiking where we will set up our camp again (3260 m). Dinner. Overnight in tent camp.
Day 8: Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake (35 km; 7 hours)
So today as usual our meal will be served at 7 o'clock. Today will be interesting day for you! You should to take with yourself only lunch-boxes and towels for those who wants to swim in the lake. Firstly, we will move towards Kolkogur Lake (2720 m). This small picturesque mountain lake is lost among high and sharp mountains and there are not many people who had seen it! So, if you have good health and feel free to swim there! Picnic is at the bankof the lake! But after we will have to come back to our camp. Dinner. Staying is in tents (3260 m).
Day 9: Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Tamchi village (80 km; 8 hours)
A meal is to be served at 7 o'clock and unfortunately it is the last day of trekking. But it will be not one of the easiest days because we must cross Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) and than to move downhill and downward till the road. Not far away from Toru - Aigyr villge our chauffeur will be waiting for us. Then we will move along the Issyk - Kul Lake(1600 m) till Tamchi village where we will be accommodated at the local house. So you will have enough time to take shower or to swim in the lake. Dinner. Overnight is in local house.
Day: 10 Tamchi village - Bishkek (180 km; 3 hours)
You have enough time in the morning hours last time to observe Issyk - Kul as closer as possible and to have a swimming session. But time is coming and we have to go further.So today after a delicious breakfast we start our way back home. We move along the cost of the lake. After several hours we get in our capital where you are accommodated at Kyrgyz Nomads Guest House! Final traditional dinner. Leaving festivity! Overnight is in a guesthouse.
Day 11: Bishkek - Europe
Our guide will accompany you to the Manas Airport.