Trekking in the Chain of Terskey Ala-Too

During this satisfying trip, you will visit the most interesting and unique places in the country, which will impress even the most experienced hikers. It is a chance to admire the deep gorges, the green valleys and the long rivers, the high mountains and the spectacular lakes. Besides the heavenly landscapes, you will meet the local nomads, who are living in the mountains and they are reachable only by foot. This program is tendered for the energetic, active, and healthy people, who are able to acclimate at an altitude of 4000m, as well as to hike 5-7 hours per day. The average hiking altitude is 1000 m.



Day 1         Bishkek
We will arrive at Bishkek Airport and have our transfer to the hotel, check-in, leisure time. After the lunch, we will have an enjoyable city tour by strolling in the Ala-Archa Gorge and return to Bishkek.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 2          Bishkek - Cholpon-Ata – Karakol
At 09:00 meeting with the guide in the hotel’s lobby.
After the tasty breakfast, we will depart to Karakol by moving along the north shore of Issyk-Kul Lake. On the way, we will explore Burana Tower and Cholpon-Ata - the open-air petroglyphs museum.
Lunch at the cafe. Overnight in Karakol.

Day 3          Karakol – Kyzyl-Suu
After the breakfast, we will depart to Chong-Kyzyl- Suu Gorge. During our hike all along this gorge, we will achieve the foot of Archa-Tor Pass.
Overnight in a camp.

Day 4          Archa-Tor - Jeti-Oguz
In the morning, we will climb to Archa-Tor Pass and descend into the Jeti-Oguz Valley.
Overnight in a camp.
The average altitude of hiking: 2800-3700 m.

Day 5          Jeti-Oguz – Teleti
The day will start with descending along the Teleti River while passing through the Jeti-Oguz Gorge. Later, we will climb to the foot of Teleti Pass along a homonymous river.
Overnight in a camp.
The average altitude of hiking: 2900 m.

Day 6          Teleti – The National Park in the Gorge of Karakol
We will climb up for 3 hours in order to reach the top of Teleti Pass, from where the spectacular view on the peaks of Terskey Ala-Too unfolds. After, we will descent into Karakol Gorge. Later, we will hike along the Teleti River.
Overnight in a camp.

Day 7          Karakol – Ala Kul
We will go down from the Karakol Gorge by crossing a small wooden bridge. Later, we will rise up to the Ala Kul Lake and hike in the forest.
Leisure time and overnight in a camp in a place called “Sirota”.

Day 8          Ala Kul – Altyn Arashan
Our energetic day will start with a climb up to the Ala Kul Lake. After some break, we will hike to the Keldike Gorge and descent to the Altyn Arashan Gorge, a nature reserve in a mountainous valley. Here, we will visit the thermal springs as well.
After the dinner, leisure and relax time in the hot springs. Overnight in a camp.

Day 9          Каrakol
After the breakfast, we will depart to Karakol to enjoy a city tour there.
Overnight at the hotel / guest house in Karakol. We may have a possibility to attend a folkloric concert in a Dungan family.

Day 10        Karakol - Bishkek
After the breakfast, we will return to Bishkek by the south coast of Issyk-Kul (10 hours drive).
Overnight at a hotel in Bishkek. Preparations for departure.

Day 11        Return flight
Transfer to the airport. End of our services.



Price per person:

2290 €

Extra charge for single room:

180 €

Small group:

4-12 people

Included Services

  • Transport
  • • All transfers and transportation to the visiting places during the tour
  • Accompaniment
  • • English-speaking local guide
  • • Mountain guide
  • Accommodation, meals and drinks
  • • 10 nights (comfortable hotels in double rooms, guest house, camp)
  • • Full board (breakfast and dinner from the 2nd day of the tour to the 10th day (excluding drinks))
  • • Mineral water
  • Visits
  • • All entrance tickets
  • Travel preparation
  • • Travel documentation

Excluded Services

  • Flight tickets
  • • International flight

Necessary things

  • warm clothes, warm and comfortable hiking shoes, jackets, sunglasses, sunscreen, hats, gloves, sleeping bag, mattress, sleeping pad


Available for inscriptions 27.06.18 07.07.18 € 2290 € 180  

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