Trekking in Kyrgyzstan: Trek 08
Activity: Trekking tour
Duration: 12 days
Day 1: Today morning we will drive to Karakol town and further to Barskoon in Kyrgyzstan. From there we will departure and begin our tour to Boz-Uchuck Village (130 km) in Kyrgyzstan. Your first outdoor adventure will begin after lunch - we start the horseback through Boz-Uchuk forests in Kyrgyzstan. During the tour you will cross the Boz-Uchuk river three times before you climb the Boz-Uchuk Pass (3362 m). We will spent 4-5 hours and cover distance of 20-25 km.
Day 2: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour and travel over the Turgon Canyon and Kok-Kyia jailoo where shepherds usually drive their flocks to the natural pastures. You will be introduced to the real life of nomadic Kyrgyz. Distance: 25-30 km. Time: 5-6 hours. You will have your lunch boxes with you.
Day 3: Trekking tour and travel up Kok-Kyia-Karakyr Pass (3822 m) and Ottuk River. From the top of the pass you can see the beautiful scenery of Tien-Shan's mountains. You will stay for the night of tour in tents.
Day 4: Trekking tour and travel over the Ottyk River and through a narrow canyon. The lunch will be organized "on the horse's mane" on the tour way. You will move over Torpu Pass (3550 m) and the Koiluu river-Maisaz jailoo. Distance: 25-35 km. Time: 5-6 hours.
Day 5: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour through Maisaz and over Kurusai Pass 3760 m and cross Taldysuu. Here, if you are lucky, you can see mountain goats and Marco Polo sheep. Distance: 30 km. Time: 5-6 hours. Staying for the night of tour is organized in yurts.
Day 6: This day you will have trekking tour near the road, Kichi Taldy-Suu-Chon Taldy-Suu Valley where you will be surprised by the beauties of this valley.
Day 7: Trekking tour along the way to the Saryjaz River, you will come to Engilchek village, then ride over the Terecti Gorge where you will be amazed by the beautiful scenery of poplars, fir trees junipers. You will have your lunch boxes with you.Distance: 25-30 km. Time: 5-6 hours.
Day 8: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour from Sarytor to Achator and to Eckichat. Lunch is organized on the tour way. Distance: 25-35km.Time: 5-6 hours. You will stay for the night of tour in tents
Day 9: Trekking tour over Ekichat-Kyzyl Pass (3700 m). The lunch will be organized "on the horse's mane" on the tour way.You will be met here by a yak herder for a photo session with yaks. Please do not try to catch a yak. Bashkol is a mountain lake surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks, like a perfect jewel in a ring. Staying for the night of tour is organized in tents.
Day 10: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour down over Bashkol- Kyzyl Pass (3700 m). Eckichat jailoo (meadows). Distance: 25-30 km. Time: 5-6 hours.
Day 11: Trekking tour to Terecti Valley. Distance: 25-30 km. Time: 5-6 hours.
Day 12: After a breakfast we continue our trekking tour from Terecti Valley to down Engilchek Village where our driver will meet you and drive back to Barskoon. In the village you will have a wonderful opportunity to enjoy warm relaxing bath in local thermal springs, admire the delicious dinner and sleep in a very cozy and comfortable guesthouse. Distance: 220 km. Time: 4-5 hours.
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