Trekking in Kyrgyzstan: Trek 09
Activity: Trekking tour
Duration: 12 days
Day 1: Today we'll have an early breakfast to enjoying journey from Barskoon to Ak Dobo valley of Kyrgyzstan with the fresh morning air. When we get to the valley we will cross the Tarylga River and ride through fir-tree forests which is covering slopes below snow-covered mountains in Kyrgyzstan. Staying for the night of tour is organized in tents in the Kok-Bulak Valley of Kyrgyzstan.
Day 2: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour and travel over Kok-Bulak you will cross the river Kichi-Jargylchak and pass through the Kindik jailoo (meadow). You will have your lunch boxes with you. On the tour way down you will pass through an amazingly rich tapestry of flowers and experience the breathtaking views of mountain scenery and Issyk-Kul Lake. You will stay for the night of tour in tents in Kok-Bel Valley.
Day 3: Trekking tour and travel over Kok-Bel Pass. Your trek takes you to the Juuku Valley where the vehicle will meet you with fresh supplies. After lunch you will begin free riding over the Kashka-Suu River. Lunch is organized on the tour way. From this day onward the support vehicle will carry all food and gear. Staying for the night of tour is organized t in tent camp.
Day 4: Trekking tour and travel over the Kashka-Suu Valley, you will see and experience the real nomadic life of the Kyrgyz people. The lunch will be organized "on the horse's mane" on the tour way. You will cross the Kashka-Suu river several times before returning to the base of the valley. Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 5: Today you will have trekking tour over Juuku Valley. Because you're not carrying your gear, you can gallop over the flat parts. You will have your lunch boxes with you. You will meet more Kyrgyz shepherds and be invited to lunch and "Kymyz" (the national drink made from mare's milk). The impressive It-Tish Mountain looms above at 4808m. You will stay for the night of tour in tents in the Chong-Tash valley.
Day 6: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour over the Juuku Valley to the Juuku Pass as 3633m. Lunch is organized on the tour way. Along the way you will see a double lake called Jashyl Kol "The Green Lake" which is appropriately named. The trek will continue through the Arabel Valley to Jetim-Bel Pass (3993m). Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 7: Trekking tour from Taragai river through Ak-Bel Pass (3833m) to the Kara-Sai River. The lunch will be organized "on the horse's mane" on the tour way. Here you may get to see some wild mountain goats and Marco Polo Sheep. Then ride over Kyrtash Lake and overnight of tour in tents.
Day 8: Trekking tour up to the Kyrtash Lake, you will travel up the south side of Ak-Shyirak Canyon, over Baralbas river, around 25 kilometers from the border of China. Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 9: Today you will have an amazing trekking tour over the Ak-Shyirak Canyon, crossing the river many times. You will have your lunch boxes with you. In the afternoon you will ride to the Kara-Sai Valley and overnight of tour in tents.
Day 10: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour over the Kyzyl-Eshme Valley. In the afternoon you will cross Taragai River. You will enjoy open riding through beautiful high mountain valleys and pastures. You will stay for the night of tour in tents by the Suek-Suu river.
Day 11: Trekking tour from Suek-Suu you will cross the rivers and pastures to the Sary-Tor Valley. From here you can see great views of the mountain range on the Chinese border in the distance. Staying for the night of tour is organized in Kyrgyz traditional dwellings called yurta.
Day 12: In the morning you will start riding tour from Sary-Tor Valley enjoying the view of the alpine lake Okurgon-Kol and move to Suek Pass (4028m). After lunch organized like a picnic in the picturesque mountain spot you will move back down to Barskoon in the support vehicle. You will be treated a delicious dinner and placed for the last night of tour in yurta.
Nature of Kyrgyzstan