14 days around Kyrgyzstan

14 days around Kyrgyzstan

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Trip Name: Backcountry Skiing around Kyrgyzstan ( Kochmon yrt camp)
Duration: 14 days 13 nights
Region: Issyk Kul oblast
Season: November – April
Trip type: walking, backcountry skiing, horseback riding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1: Welcome to Bishkek aiport “Manas”, transfer to Bishkek – capital of Kyrgyz Republic, check in the guest house, make a city tour in Bishkek: Osh Bazaar, main square, historical museum, local reasturant with local food. Overnight in the guest house

Day 2: Transfer to Karakol, visiting on the way: Burana tower (14th century) close to Tokmok City, Eagle hunting show on the South side of Issyk Kul Lake . Lunch near the seaside in the yrt camp, after Lunch visiting “Fairy Tale” canyon. Overnight in the guest house in Karakol. Driving hours 7-8

Day 3: Transfer in the morning from Karakol to Joldosh farm (40 min), packing your stuff on the horses and prepare your equipment for walking. The trail goes in the forest, slowly uphill – 3-4 hours walking distance. After good walking you will get to our yrt camp where you will chek in the yrtas and get hot tea with sweet to get warm after walking. In the afternoon you will have time to make a short walking with skiing in the area. Overnight in the yrta – in the evening discussion about the area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 4: Backcountry Skiing in Boz Uchuk the area

Day 5: Backcountry Skiing in Boz Uchuk the area

Day 6: Backcountry Skiing in Boz Uchuk the area

Day 7: Backcountry Skiing in Boz Uchuk the area

Day 8: Backcountry Skiing in Boz Uchuk the area ( Next morning prepare your stuff for transferring by horses)

Day 9: Last Day of Skiing in Boz Uchuk area , you will have time to walk up and ski in the area, than back to the yrta camp for lunch. After lunch its takes around 30 min to ski down all the way long to the beginning of the gorge. While you will ski in the morning we will get down your luggage to the meeting point. Hot Sauna will wait you in the evening, overnight in the guest house

Day 10: In the afternoon visiting Karakol City ( Dungan Mosque, Russian Ortodox Church, Bazaar, Historical museum). After Lunch transfer to Orykty outside hot Springs ( 1 hour driving), 4-5 hours of Hot Healthy Water. In the evening Special Dinner with Local Folklore Show.

Day 11: Make a 2 Days of winter Horseback riding to the one of the most known and beautiful valleys in Kyrgyzstan: Altyn Arashan is the valley where you will get excellent view. After 4-5 hours riding you will get to the mountain hut, where you will stay overnight, in 800 meters from the hut you can enjoy another hot springs but not outside.

Day 12: Spend time till lunch in Altyn-Arashan gorge. At the Altyn-Arashan resort is possible to take a thermal water bath. You will never be able to forget the sight of the snow on Peak Palatka (Tent) 5260 m or “Swallow’s Nest Pool”, nestling beneath the open sky. Afternoon walk from Altyn-Arashan resort down by Arashan Gorge (4 hours). Drive to Karakol (30 minutes). End of tour. Arrive in Karakol

Day 13: Visiting Ski Resort of Karakol, There are many options for skiing, different slopes 3 chear lifts. The Ski Base are open from 9 in the morning until 16:00 in the afternoon. After ski resort dinner the restaurant, overnight in the guest house

 

Day 14: Transfer to Bishkek ( airport) End of the trip