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Trekking Tour "Asian Patagonia" - 14 Days

Day 1. “Manas” International airport – Bishkek.

Arrival in international airport “Manas”, transfer to the hotel. Rest, lunch and city tour.

We visit Manas Monument, the main national hero of the Kyrgyz people. Then excursion to the State History Museum and transfer to the main Ala Too Square to watch ceremony of changing of the Guard of Honor, main governmental buildings, and finish at the Old Square with Parliament House.

We drive to Victory Square to finish our excursion visiting ZUM department store for souveniers.

Day 2. Bishkek – Batken – Uzgurush village. (1450 m.)

Day flight to Batken town. Transfer to Uzgurush villag, the drive takes us about 4 hours. Accommodation in a local Kyrgyz family house. Trekking preparation.

Day 3. Uzgurush village – Ak-Tash tent camp (2500 m.)

15 km, 7-8 hours, +1444 / -394 m.

The first trekking day starts from the views of wild pistachio tree and walnut orchards. There is the tent Camp Ak-Tash hidden among the bushes on a green meadow.

Overnight in tents in Ak-Tash Camp (2500m).

Day 4. Ak-Tash tent Camp – Orto Chashma tent Camp (2800 m.)

16 km, 6-7 hours, +1274 / - 974 m.

We traverse along Ak-Tash river on scree up to Dzhalgychy pass (3774m). From the top of the pass we enjouy the panoramic view of Turkestan mountain range. Descend along a trail down along Dzhalgychy river till coinfluence with Orto Chashma river.

Overnight in tents in Orto-Chashma Camp (2700m).

Day 5. Orto Chashma tent Camp – Kara-Suu tent camp (2800 m.)

16 km, 7-8 hours, +960 m./ -960 m.

Crossing Orto-Chashma river on horses, then down the water flow, on a good trail till the start of ascent to Kosh Moinok pass (3260 m). We face a row of “fortresses” of North-Western faces of the peaks Kotin (4521 m), 1000-anniversary of Kreshenie Rusi (4507 m).

Overnight in tents in Kara-Suu Tent Camp».

Day 6. Radial hile to the foot of Slesov peak.

10 km, 6 hours, +200 m. / -200 m.

Radial hike to Ak Suu gorge towards Slesov peak.

Peak Slevov (4240m) looks like a monolit rock wall when you reach it from Ak Suu gorge. This is probably who foreigners call it Russian Tower. Peak 4240 – this is the official geographic name of the peak.

We also see peaks Orto Tubek, Ptiza, 4774, 4810.

Overnight in tents in Kara-Suu Tent Camp.

Day 7. Radial hike to the foot of peaks Asan Usan and Piramidalnyi.

8 km, 5 hours, + 300 m. / -300 m.

Radial hike to Kara Suu gorge to the foot of peak Piramidalnyi (5509 m), 1000-anniversary of Kreshenie Rusi (Kyrkchilta) (4507 m.), Asan Usen (4378 m).

A bit further you may see the snowy white peak Piramidalnyi (Tubek) (5509m) standing against the blue sky. It reminds of the old man…».

Overnight in tents in Kara Suu Camp.

Day 8. Kara Suu tent camp – Orto Chashma tent camp (2800 m.)

16 km, 8 hours, +960 m / -960 m.

Over Kara Suu (3760 m) and Kosh Moinok (3260 m) passes we get back to Orto Chashma tent Camp again. This pass is very interesting: it is devided by a small flat spot in two parts.

Overnight in Orto Chashma tent Camp.

Day 9. Orto Chashme tent camp - Ak-Suu tent camp (2800 m.)

15 km, 8 - 10 hours, +1590 m / -1590 m.

Moderate ascent along Orto Chashma river till coinfluence with Ak-Tubek river. Then we continue along Ak-Tubek river, and traverse up to Ak Tubek pass (4390 m). On the way you can see alpinist walls of Iskander (5120 m), Petrogradez (5165 m), Admiralteez (5090 m), Aksu (5355 m), A.Block (5229 m), Aktubek (5125 m) peaks.

Overnight in Ak-Suu tent camp.

Day 10. Radial hike to the foot of Ak-Suu peak.

14km, 5 hours, +600m/-600 m.

The trail goes through juniper forest up a steep moraine to a glacier, to the very heart of Pamir-Alai – to peak Ak-Suu (5355 m). The grandiose circus is surrounded by such peaks as two-headed Iskander and Admiralteez, Petrogradez and A.Block.

Overnight in Ak-Suu tent camp.

Day 11. Radial hike to Uryam pass (3760 m.)

12 km, 6 hours, +960m/-960 m.

A beautiful view opens from Uryam pass over to the neighboring gorge and a river and a amaziongly beautiful Peak called Parus (Sails) (5035m). You also can see the panoramic view of Ak Suu gorge, Dostoevskii peak (4974 m) and peak Sobakh (5300 m).

Overnight in tents in Ak-Sauu tent camp.

Day 12. Ak-Suu tent Camp – Uzgurush village.

10 km, 6 hours, -1350 m.

Descent through juniper forest along Ak-Mechet river. We can observe the peak Iskander on the way. Then we trek along a picturesque green gorge till Uzgurush village.

Overnight in a Kyrgyz family in Uzgurush village.

Day 13. Uzgurush village – Batken town – Bishkek.

Morning drive to Batken. A walk in Batken town center, visiting “Manas Ordo” complex. Afternoon flight to Bishkek. Accommodation in a hotel in Bishkek.

Day 14. Home flight

Morning transfer from the hotel to the airport. Home flight.

Country: Kyrgyzstan
Transfer: Included
Food: Included
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Tourism Board of Kyrgyz Republic
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): No
Guide Languages:
Experience Level: Difficult
Tour operator name: Ak Sai Travel
Min group size: 1
Max group size: 15
Duration: 14
Provided Accommodation: Tent and Hostel/Hotel
Included in service: - accommodation in a hotel 3* in Bishkek – 3 nights; - accommodation in a Kyrgyz family in Uzgurush village – 2 night; - accommodation in tent camps with full board (3 meals a day – hot breakfast and dinner, snack boxes for lunch)– 9 nights. Attention! You do not have to set any tent yourself. There are tents ready and upon arrival you can rest immediately. You are welcomed by hot meals; - Full board during the whole tour; - airfare Bishkek -Batken (on the flight Bishkek – Batken you can carry on 5 kg of hand luggage and 15 kg of the big luggage.) - escorting guide during the whole tour; - service of pack animals for transporting your luggage; - all transfers as per program; - ecological and entrance fees into the museums – as per program;
Not included in Service: - visa support and consular fee (if required) - all additions and variations from the basic program; - food and drinks besides the main menu; - other personal expenses (overweight charges, room service, medical expenses/insurance, foto/video charges)
Equipment to bring: - 4 season sleeping bag - walking boots - waterproof jacket and trousers - fleece jacket or similar - warm hat and gloves - sunglasses - a daypack of around 40 liters - head-torch and batteries - 2 x 1 liter water bottles - sun cream. A down jacket, pair of sandals and walking sticks are recommended.
Recommended Season:
Guaranteed departure dates: Guaranteed departure dates: 23rd of July – 5th of August, 2016.
Terms and Conditions: tbd
Listing created Apr 22, 2015

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