Kyrgyzstan Trekking Tour - 25 Days | Bishkek, Ala Archa

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A 5-day walking tour in Kyryzstan-2 is a full trip to the mountains, where you will go through the most picturesque places of the National Park Ala-Archa. The trekking route passes through coniferous forests, alpine meadows, waterfalls and glaciers. You will enjoy landscapes a lot, but the real peak of emotions is awaiting you on the Peak Uchitel. Besides, the tour works well considering that the road from Bishkek to the National Park Ala-Acrha is no more than an hour.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Bishkek
 
Arrival in Bishkek, transfer to the hotel. Meet your guide and driver at the airport and start sightseeing tour in Bishkek which includes visits to State History Museum*, Oak Park, Central Square, Philharmonic Hall. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals:-
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours
*The History Museum is closed for renovation and estimated to open to the public again in mid-2017.
Day 2: Bishkek – Ala-Archa National Park – Racek shelter (5-6 hours)
 
In the morning transfer to the Ala-Archa National Park (40 km). The trek starts from alpine camp (2200 m) and goes through conifer forests, along Ak-Sai waterfall and flower fields to Racek shelter (3200), it takes around 4 hours. Picnic near the Ak-Sai waterfall (2700 m). Overnight in a tent or in the shelter (3200 m).
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 3: Razik shelter – Peak Uchitel – Racek shelter
 
After breakfast you will have radial walking to Peak Uchitel (4526 m ~ 14850 ft). Return to Racek shelter. Overnight in a tent or in the shelter.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 4: Racek shelter – Bishkek
 
Free time in the morning. Lunch. Walk back to the alpine camp. Transfer back to Bishkek. Overnight at the hotel. Farwell dinner.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 5: Bishkek – departure
 
Transfer to the airport (30 km). End of the tour. 
Meals: Breakfast

Difficulty level: There are no technical difficulties on the trekking route, but the tourists should be in good form as they will walk around 3-6 hours a day and will go over the pass (4500 m).

Recommended list of personal items: warm clothes, a coat, tracking-boots, sleeping bag, mat, rucksack, flash light, your own First Aid Kit and sunglasses.

Accommodation:

City

Deluxe Option

Budget Option

Bishkek

Hotel (****)

Hotel (***)

Ala Archa Gorge

Double tent or shelter

 

  • Twin room accommodation including early check in on Day 1;
  • Meals – groups 1-4 people - as per program; groups 5-10 people – full board;
  • All transfers;
  • Mineral water;
  • Sightseeing tour program in all cities according to the program;
  • Entrance fees to sights according to the program;
  • Rent of kitchen equipment and a tents, mat;
  • Assistance of porters. Please note that porters can carry maximum of 7 kg per tourist;
  • Cook’s services.
  • Visa support;
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • Single supplement;
  • Accommodation in a single tent;
  • Camera/video at the sights;
  • Sleeping bag;
  • Additional kilograms of luggage for porters;
  • Consular fees for Kyrgyzstan tourist visa;
  • International airfares;
  • Personal insurance and items not mentioned above. 

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