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Kyrgyzstan travel company 04

Travel Company: Trek 04
Kind of tour: Trekking
Country:Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 14 days
 
Day 1: Day starts with transport from Barskoon village to the Arabel Pass (3800 m). It takes 2 hours by car. After lunch you will have a horseback riding tour through the Arabel Pass (3800m) along the Jashyl-Kol mountain lake and then across the Suyek Pass (4028 m). Distance: 15-20 km. Time: 3 hours. Overnight in tents. Dinner is at 7 p.m.
Day 2: Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Hiking through the Suyek and Taragai Rivers and through the Kyzyl-Eshme valley. In the afternoon you will come to the Bel Pass (3714 m). Here you will enjoy trekking through beautiful high mountain valleys and pastures with lunch on the way. Distance: 25-35 km. Time: 4-5 hours.
Day 3: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour from Bel Pass to Kara-Sai River and a mountain lake where shepherds once took their cattle. Now these pastures are empty because of the present economic crisis. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight is in tents.
Day 4: Day starts with early breakfast then walking in Kyrtash-Yshtyk Valley with the possibility of sighting Marco Polo sheep. Distance: 35-40 km. Time: 5-6 hours. Dinner is at 7 p.m.
Day 5: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour down Ak-Shyyrak Canyon where you will come to a shepherds yurt and have tea with them. Lunch is organized on the way. Through your guide you can talk to them about the life of a shepherd. Distance: 35-40 km. Time: 5-6 hours. Overnight in tents.
Day 6: Trekking tour from Kurtash to Kara-Sai River with open fields to gallop and occasional roads to walk. The weather will vary from scorching sun to snow and hail. Distance: 35-40 km. Time: 5-6 hours. Overnight in tents. Dinner is at 7 p.m.
Day 7: Trekking tour  from Kara-Sai River to the Akbel Pass (3833 m), then to the Taragai River. Distance: 30-40 km. Time: 5-6 hours. Lunch is organized on the way. Here you have again an opportunity to see mountain goat and Marco Polo sheep. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight is in tents.
Day 8: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour down to Taragai River and Maitor Valley to Chokuluu Kol. On the way you will meet horse shepherds and taste Kymyz (mares' milk). From Juuku Pass (3633 m) down to the Juuku Valley. Distance: 35-40 km. Time: 5-6 hours. O/n in tents. This pass is unique with its horse trails used by shepherds to bring their cattle to summer pastures. Lunch is organized on the way. On the way you will see two mountain lakes called Jashyl-Kol (meaning "green lake" and colored green by the glacial melt). Dinner is at 7 p.m.
Day 9: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour from Juuku Valley up to Dunguromo Pass (3773m), then down to Sary-Moinok. The trails run through the wild mountain river and you will cross it many times at safe fords. The steep slopes are covered with thickets of blackberry, juniper bushes and fir trees.
Distance: 30-40 km. Time: 5-6 hours. Overnight stay is in tents.
Day 10: Trekking tour in Sary-Moinok and Keregetash region. Along the way you will see shepherds and drink the national drink - Kymyz. A legend says that when a foreigner drinks Kymyz they will come back to Kyrgyzstan. Lunch is organized on the way. The wildness of the mountains will excite you every day during this horse riding trek. Dinner is at 7 p.m.
Day 11: Trekking tour from Zoo Otok-Jantyk to Chunkur-Kol, a beautiful mountain lake whose name means Deep Lake. At night the stars shimmer on it as if the sky were kissing the earth.
Day 12: After a delicious breakfast we start our trekking tour to Chunkur-Kol and over Tosor Pass (3893 m). Two to three hours of horse riding will bring you to a yak shepherd's yurt where you can watch them herd the hardy, woolly cattle.
Day 13: Trekking tour up to Tash Kechuu. On the way you will meet shepherds and listen to their stories about the Kyrgyz and their beloved Ala-Too mountains with lunch on the way. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight is in tents.
Day 14: Day starts with early breakfast then walking in Tash gorge to Kok Dobo (green hill) Valley. Revel in the beautiful mountain scenery with glaciers on the right and Issyk-Kul Lake on the left. In the evening, we will drive to Barskoon by car. You will have a chance to have a bath in local thermal waters.  Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight.