Duration: 9 days
Category: Trek tours (Kyrgyzstan)
Best season: June– August
Group size: unlimited quantity
Requirements: trekking boots, weatherproof warm clothes, fur-cap, and protective things for sun.
Included service: including services in the program (driving, guide, porter for bags in trek, food and accommodation)
Excluded service: out of program (air ticket, other options, personal expenses)
Sary-Mogol-Tulpar kol lake (1h drive; 5-6h walking)
Morning departure at 9 am. Start from Sary Mogol by car to Tulpar Kol yurt camp. From camp hike to Kok Chukur (3,700m) for excellent views of Lenin Peak and the climbers’ base camp on the opposite side of the Achyk Tash River. Or go directly ahead to visit the ‘base camp’ or (time permitting) continue further to ‘Pass of Travelers’. Lunch, then return by same path to yurt camps for overnight.
Starting altitude is 3000m. Accommodation altitude is 3500m. The Highest walking height up to 3700m
After breakfast at 8 a.m transfer to Darbaza Tash
From the canyon at Darvaza Tash (Stone Gate), the trail (formerly a road) climbs steeply up numerous bends to the Jiptik Pass (4,185 m), where slopes of grass give way to loose rock.
Following a tough climb, hikers are rewarded with a stunning panoramic view of the Pamir range across the Alay valley. Afterwards the trail descends steeply, with the alpine environment gradually giving way to juniper trees and lower-lying vegetation.
The overnight campsite can be reached in 5 to 6 hours after departing Darvaza Tash.
Starting altitude is 3000m. Accommodation altitude is 2940m. The Highest walking height up to 4185m
Camping site –Kojo Kelen (3-4hours walking)
The road continues down the canyon along the same river and sub-alpine pastures, where there are a wide variety of summer flowers. After a little over an hour, impressive sandstone walls appear ahead and the first houses of Kojo-Kelen can be reached in about 3 hours. As the village is long and stretched-out, it is possible to visit the Goluboi Grot (Blue Grotto), considered to be sacred by some. An hour further west on the same trail leads to a waterfall, before returning via the same route to the village. Overnight is in local house
Accommodation altitude is 2260m. The Highest walking height is approximately up to 2450m
Kojo Kelen village-Kosh Moinok campsite (6hours walking)
The route continues along the Kichik Alai area. At first we cross sary bel pass, then a little descends to Koshmoinok campsite (if the time will be then continue to the small village of Kyzyl Shoro and spend the night in the guest house)
Overnight altitude is 3200m.
Kosh Moinok camp-foot of Sary Mogol pass (6hours walking)
The route continues along the north-western area. after passed through a small village under called Sary Mogol, then not far away we place for overnight in the tent
Overnight altitude is 3500m.
Arrive closer to Sary Mogol Pass (4-5h walking)
Trek up along the river. You will see many yaks and is surprised on wild nature. Picnic on the road. In the afternoon, you will reach the camp under the Sary Mogul pass. Overnight in tent.
Overnight altitude is approximately 3800m.
Cross the Sary Mogul pass –camping at Besh Kol (5-6h walking)
In fact the distance is not long, but the pass takes time. The pass is located at 4280m. The view from the top of pass is very beautiful. You will see small lakes down the pass. As possible as moving down up to campsite. Overnight in tent
Overnight altitude is approximately 3950m.
Northern of Sary-Mogol region (5hours walking)
Descend along the river that flows out of the lake, with the cliffs of Pamir around you. Picnic along the way. Here, there are no trees or bushes. There are several river crossings. In the late afternoon, you will reach a campsite
Overnight altitude is 3320m.
Walk to Sary mogul
Arrive around lunch time, stay in the guesthouse or go to Osh