Duration: 9 can be 10 days
Category: Trek, horseback riding, cycling and 4WD
Best season: June– August
Group size: any
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, entrance tickets for requisite, bicycle, horse)
Excluded service: out of program (air ticket, other options, personal expenses)
Day1. Osh –Kara Koi yurt camp (3 hours driving; 2 hors walking)
Morning departure from Osh via the road P-152, along the road you will pass through several towns and villages of Kyrgyzstan. Upon arrival at the entrance to the Abshyr-Ata reserve, we see an amazing waterfall that flows out from the rock and a large underground cave, which usually has a natural origin in the rock. Around the waterfall there are several sellers with souvenirs to travel remember. Walk up to upper the gorge, after lunch return to the yurt in the Kara-Koy national park and overnight with dinner in a yurt.
Day2. Kara-Koi to Chogom camp (6-8hours walking)
Today we have a trek, starts just from the yurt we go uphill in a few hours cross the Kum-Bel Pass (3860m) the back side is a very long lowering and passes along the Kichik-Alai mountain ridge. On the road we pass a thick juniper forest and the charming panoramic peaks over the hills are having an opportunity for fantastic photos. upon reaching the camp in Chogom beautiful mountain gorge and summer pasture of local, we set up the tents near river.
Day3. Chogom to Kojo-Kelen (3hours waking; 1hour driving)
With a very long descent of about 20 kilometers we will ride a bike until the completion of the descent on a dirt road. Along the river there is a fascinating gaze on Kyrgyz villages, 15 km drive to Kodjo-kelen village. In the guest house we have lunch, in the afternoon excursion to the Blue Grotto and waterfall (1.5 hours). night in the guest house.
Day4. Kojo-Kelen to Kyzyl-Chara village or camp in Kosh-Moinok (6-8hours walking)
We will begin next day of the tour on the slopes of the beautiful Cretaceous mountains of Kichi-Alay. First we cross the Sary-Bel pass (3150m) go down to the gorge Kosh-Mynok (in extreme cases, we stop at the Kosh-Moinok gorge, if the weather is raining or get tired ) straight away we cross another lower mountain passage Kosh-Moinok (3220m). and go down to the home stay in the Kyzyl-Chara village. overnight in home stay.
Day5. From Kyzyl-Chara – Camping place before the Sary-Mogol pass (6 hours walking)
After a little passage from Kyzyl-Chara there is a small village Sary-Mogul from here we forward to the south side then Go up along the mountain river, in both sides there are cliffs and subalpine and alpine meadows represent a very diversity of landscape.
First of all while hiking, every step is visible of crying marmots,
Birds in these natural zones are also numerous, and a large number of them are predators: the neck, bearded vulture, golden eagle, owl, and hawk and also exists in this area of rarely visible animals wolf, fox, badger, wild boar, mountain goats, jackals
As we approach the height so we feel that we are closer to the mountains of Pamir-Alai
upon arrival at the camp, set up your tents and get ready for the evening meal.
Day6. Cross the Sary-Mogol’s pass (4300m) – camp after the pass
Steep pass In fact the distance is not long, but the pass takes time. An incredible sense of the landscape, you feel like in the sky, the height of the Pamir-Alai begins from the Sary-Mogol pass (4300 m) and down the pass, amazing rocky 4 lakes which flows a water linked each other flow into the cavern. Depending on weather conditions, we set up a tent around the lake or a few meters down to protect from wind and cold.
Day7. Walk (horseback riding) to Sary-Mogol village
Approximately 10 km walk along the narrowest gravel path following the water flow, we will come to the pasture of Sary-Mogol, where temporary locals live in yurts at the summer time. We will make stop in one of yurts and can try dairy products (as Ayran, Kaymak, and boiler-bread and tea). Again 14km walk to Sary-Mogol, upon arrival in guest house have a rest. Take shower or bath (banya). Dinner and overnight in guesthouse.
Day8. From Sary-Mogol to Tulpar Kol lake
Drive to Tulpar Kol yurt camp leave the heavy bags in yurt, walk to the traveler’s pass through the Base Camp. Enjoy the panoramic view of Lenin Peak, lunch then come back to the yurt with same route. Overnight in yurt.
(horseback riding option is available to Tulpar kol, If you take a horse, the next days would be extended)
Day9. Walk up to panorama view of the lakes –drive to Osh (2hours walk; 4hours drive)
After breakfast, walk up to the panoramic view over the yurt camp, see total 42 lakes with small lakes, enjoy the unusual forms of innumerable plateaus, come back to the yurt, after lunch drive to Osh city