Day 1. “Manas” International airport – Bishkek.
Drive 40km, 1 h.
Arrival in international airport “Manas”, transfer to the hotel. Rest, lunch and city tour.
We drive to Victory Square to finish our excursion visiting ZUM department store for souveniers.
Day 2. Bishkek – Batken – Uzgurush village. (1450 m.)
Flight 1065 km, Drive 260 km, 4 h.
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.)
Trek 15 km, 7-8 hours, +1444 / -394 m.
The first trekking day starts from the views of wild pistachio tree and walnut orchards. Wild trail stretches along Buldzhuma river and goes up to the pass with the same name – Buldzhuma (2894m). 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 (2700 m.)
Trek 16 km, 6-7 hours, +1274 / - 1074 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.
Overnight in tents in Orto-Chashma Camp (2700m).
Day 5. Orto Chashme tent camp - Ak-Suu tent camp (2800 m.)
Trek 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). .
Overnight in Ak-Suu tent camp.
Day 6. Radial hike to the foot of Ak-Suu peak.
Trek 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).
Overnight in Ak-Suu tent camp.
Day 7. Ak-Suu tent Camp – Uzgurush village.
Trek 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 8. Uzgurush village – Batken town – Osh.
Drive (in total) 360km, 9 hours, -500m
Morning drive to Batken (120km/4hours). Later drive to Osh (240km/5 hours). Accommodation in a hotel in Osh.
Day 9. Osh city – Base Camp “Achik Tash”
Drive 280km/6 hours, +2800m
Morning sightseeing in Osh – Suleiman Too, History Museum, Central Square.
Afternoon transfer to the Base Camp “Achik Tash”, situated at the foot of Lenin peak (7134m).
Accommodation in the tents.
Day 10. Base Camp “Achik Tash” – Camp1
Trek 12 km, 5-6 hours, +800 m.
Ascend to Camp 1 Over Puteshestvennikov pass. From BC we head over the Puteshestvinnikov Pass (4200m). Across the left moraine of glacier to the Lenin glacier (4100m) and hike to camp 1 (4400 m).
Day 11. Camp 1 – “Achik Tash” Base camp
Trek 12 km, 3-4 hours, - 800 m.
Descend to the Base Camp. Today you’ll repeat way of day before in back direction.
Day 12. “Achik Tash” Base Camp – Osh city.
Drive 280km/6 hours, - 2800m
Transfer to Osh city over Taldyk pass. En Route we may stop in Sary Mogol village, visit Pamir-Alai families who demonstrate us their traditions and rituals (extra cost).
Day 13. Departure home.
Transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.