Trekking in Kyrgyzstan: Trek 11
Activity: Trekking tour
Duration: 13 days
Day 1: Your transfer from Osh to Gulcho in Kyrgyzstan will take 3 hour drive by car (170km) over the Chiyrchyck pass (2400m). Lunch will be organized on the road. In the afternoon you arrive at Chong Karakol village of Kyrgyzstan where you will get acquainted with the horses and pack saddlebags. The outdoor adventures start with short ride through Chagyr pass in Kyrgyzstan. Staying for the night of tour is organized in Kyzyl-Alai of Kyrgyzstan.
Day 2: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour and travel over Kyzyl-Alai, ride through the mountains and forests of newly planted fir trees and juniper bushes and along the rivers. The lunch will be organized "on the horse's mane" on the tour way. Overnight of tour before the Agachart Pass.
Day 3: Your trekking tour starts with crossing the Agachart Pass (3700m). After crossing the pass you will see amazing views of the Alai mountains. Go through the Taldyk valley to reach the Kashka-Suu river. You will stay for the night of tour in tents on the riverbank.
Day 4: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour and travel from Kashka-Suu along the Taldyk canyon. After 2 hours riding, you will be astonished by the views of the Alai plateau, the Pamir Alai mountains and Lenin peak stretch out from East to West for nearly 100km. You will have your lunch boxes with you.The width of the Pamir-Alai mountains is about 20km. You can clearly see the ranges with giant glaciers and Lenin peak. From the paradise farm, keep riding along the north side of Alai, and go up towards the small lakes: we stay for the night of tour in Balykjuugan valley in the yurts.
Day 5: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour and travel over the small pass, passing by a farm high in mountain, along the valley near Kashka suu. The lunch will be organized "on the horse's mane" on the tour way. Overnight of tour in Korumduu Chukur.
Day 6: Next day your trekking tour will continue through Korumduu valley over Sary Mogol village. You will have your lunch boxes with you. You will have a night of tour in a local home, enjoy sauna-hammam. You will experience mountain village life which is aimed primarily at cattle breeding.
Day 7: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour over Sary Mogol village, you will cross the big Kyzyl-Suu river (sometimes by bridge). Go across the Alai plateau and come to Kyzyl Tyryk farm. Lunch is organized on the tour way. Staying for the night of tour is organized in Yurts with the shepherd's family.
Day 8: In the morning you will begin your trekking tour over Turuk Tam and along a horse trail to arrive at a mountain lake which is called Tulpar Kol. You will have your lunch boxes with you and you can have lunch near the lake. In the afternoon, ride to the east side of the valley, then come back down to the Lenin base camp (3600m) for the night of tour.
Day 9: Trekking tour start from the Lenin base camp. Ride up to the first camp (3600m). Here, you will leave your horses and begin the ascent on foot to close to the second camp (3700m). You will stay for the night of tour in tents.
Day 10: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour from Lenin base camp you will return to Sary Mogol village from the west side of the Alai mountains. You will have your lunch boxes with you. Overnight of tour in Sary Mogol village.
Day 11: Drive back to Osh. Stay at the hotel, relax and have dinner.
Day 12: Flight back to Bishkek (1 hour).
Day 13: You will be transported from Toktogul through a very beautiful Chychkan canyon. Then you will drive across Ala Bel Pass, Suusamyr and Too Ashuu Pass, entering Kara Balta and finally arrive to Bishkek. (6-7 hours in a very wonderful country side.)
Horses in Kyrgyzstan