An exceptional trek (recognized by our agency in fall 2007) that meet the expectations of passionate walkers by open spaces, mountains. We cross two mountain ranges in the south (chains and Dzetim Terskey) with peaks rising to over 5000 meters.
This trek will allow us to grow in a variety of landscapes ranging from high mountains (glaciers) average mountain, broad valleys where settled Kyrgyz nomads with their herds for the summer.
Before reaching the start of our trek, we will have a few days to acclimatize and discover magnificent sites (canyon Kekemeren River, Lake Song Kul …).
J1- Paris – Bishkek
J2 : Bishkek
Arrival in Bishkek early morning. Transfer to our Guest House. Leisurely afternoon in the capital of Kyrgyzstan . Bazaar , museum, parks. Overnight in Guest house .
J3 : Sussamyr Valley
Road to pass Tyuz Ashuu (3 600 meters). Once the tunnel crossed the pass , a magnificent panorama awaits us. Descent to the valley and the river and its canyon Kekemeren ocher colors. Tented camp on the banks of the river Sussamyr .
J4 : Song Kul
Trail by karakeche pass , 3600 meter, against low Song Kul Lake and dozens of yurts installed for the summer in this natural paradise . Great run on the lake across from the old track. First contacts with Kyrgyz nomads. Camp at the lake and overnight in yurts or tents if possible ( alti 3 130 m).
Day 5 : Song Kul Lake , the heart of Kyrgyzstan
A day over the ger camps . We share with them a few hours of life ( treated mares , making koumis , cheese …. ) . Camp in a yurt or tent if possible .
J6 : Transfer Song Kul – Naryn – Dzetim
Day Transfer to the south and the city of Naryn before joining the family Bolot installed at the foot of the massif of Dzetim .
J 6-9: Massif Dzetim and Moldavia Bashy
We leave for 4 days trekking in the mountains of Dzetim with focus as the Moldavia Bashy beautiful face of 4 630 m. We live at the foot of magnificent glaciers , mineral mountains, we spend passes over 4400 meters to dive into new valleys. To the east we see the highest peaks of Kyrgyzstan , the peaks Tengry Khan , Pobeda peaks over 7 000 m. Once passed this massive , two days walk to reach the massive Terskey further north.
J10 -11: Valley Ton
2 Days in the Valley Toun (terrain is hilly and dotted with ger camps ) to join the family Raochan installed at the foot of the massif of Karagogan 4350 m ( one of the peaks of Terskey ) .
J12 – J15: Massif Terskey ( Karagogan )
We go back in time a first lagoon and valley Echiktor . A new day to achieve great lakes ( Techic ) perched at the foot of glaciers before plunging into the valley of Jilu Suu and hot springs . A good bath awaits us !
Your pass 4 000 m, once crossed we will have a great view of Lake Issyk Kul which will be our final goal . Descent towards the pasture yurt camps and the small town of Bakonbaevo installed on the south shore of the lake.
J16 – Issyk Kul
A rest day spent at Lake Issyk Kul , the second largest mountain lake in the world after trekking 10 days. A true moment of happiness to be able to swim in water above 21 degrees ! We are still 1600 m altitude. For those who wish to walk in the canyons behind the lake, lunar landscapes are !
J17 : Bishkek
Transfer to the Kyrgyz capital . Night in our guest house.
J18 : Return flight Europe
General Information :
In Guest House for nights spent in Bishkek . Tent (2 places) or yurt during travel .
Kitchen ” outdoor” prepared by your guides with some meals in the restaurant ( in Bishkek , Kochkorka ) . Last meal day in Bishkek at the expense of clients.
This trip takes place in middle and high mountain, he should expect warm days but quite cool mountain nights .
Period of stay :
From June to September
Usually limited to 5-6 hours drive to the longest
The trek is at an average altitude of 3500 meters with mountain passes over 4400 meters. Day walk 7-8 hours with vertical drop of
+ 1000 meters. March by off-trail . Moderate to difficult level .
Porting material is horse or mule .
French and Kyrgyz local guide. Responsible for the logistics of the stewardship
Similar to that used in France in the Alps equipment .
A large canvas travel bag to put unnecessary business for the day.
1 bag of 40 liters for business the day to trek part
Sleeping Bags : -10 degrees Comfort
Warm clothes mountain ( goretex , gaiters, walking sticks … )
In nature, it is also more than anywhere else to keep in mind that tolerance and solidarity facilitate cohesion and harmony of the group , guaranteeing the success of the trip.
To get in Kyrgyzstan must have a valid passport (6 months validity ) .
Requirement to have travel insurance repatriation
Healthcare / Pharmaceuticals / vaccines :
No vaccinations are compulsory in Kyrgyzstan . Tetanus vaccination is strongly recommended for any outdoor activity .
The organization provides a collective pharmacy , but we recommend you bring an individual pharmacy including:
– Personal medicine
– A good sunscreen
– A spare pair of glasses for those involved
A small tour to the dentist for a check is not negligible , do not rely on local dentists!
Equipment provided by the organization :
Group camping equipment , mattresses provided.
Currency: som (about $ 1 USD = 40 som € = 60 soms )
Hours: 4:00 to add the French time .
From 1250 euros
A la Carte :
Request a quote based on the number of people and departure dates you want.
The prices include:
* The organization of living
* Transportation throughout the stay
* The restoration throughout the stay (except meals Bishkek)
* Accommodation throughout the stay
* Camping equipment
* Supervision by Kyrgyz speaking guides.
* Permit ecological zone
Prices do not include:
* Drinks and extra staff,
* Visa fees
* Meals in Bishkek .
* Local Tips team
* All activities not mentioned in the program
* Travel insurance – repatriation
* Air France – Kyrgyzstan
Opportunity to go to Bishkek ( capital of Kyrgyzstan ) by
– Aeroflot , British Airways, Turkish Airlines, russia
– Cost of air between 600 and 800 €
Contact France :
Tel: 06 62 11 70 82
Mail: stephane.aubree @ kirghizie.fr