Experience the full diversity of the Alay region’s animal and plant life on this thrilling tour. It is possible to see wild goats and (if you are very lucky) Marco Polo sheep on the craggy mountain slopes. Herds of wild yaks can be found near the passes. There is a profusion of wildflowers carpeting the mountain valleys and wild cherry trees mixed with ever-present juniper and other medicinal plants to delight the senses. Explore cool tree-lined river gorges, feel the exhilaration of reaching a high pass, and relish the view of snow-covered Lenin Peak, the highest peak in the Pamir-Alai mountain range. The jewel of this fascinating and diverse tour is clear Lake Tulpar, ringed by the glaciers that flank Lenin Peak (7134 M).
Duration: 8 days
Category: Trekking (Kyrgyzstan )
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)
Excluded service: out of program (air ticket, other options, personal expenses)
day 1 Osh-Kyrgyz Ata-Kyzyl-Shoro village (about 100 km 3 hours)
Start from Osh, driving 2 hours to Kyrgyz Ata (national reserve) walking along the river among juniper forest.
3-4 hours walking up to small hills and good views, afternoon transfer to Kyzyl-Shoro village.
day2 Kyzyl Shoro village to Kojo Kelen village (6-7 hours walking)
Trekking through Sary Bel pass (3100m) following the path you cross dense forest of spruce, juniper and unusual forms of mountains our next overnight will be in the guesthouse in Kojo Kelen.
day3 Walk to the campsite before the Jiptik pass (4-5hour walking)
Walking along the Akbuura river on direction of Jiptik pasture. Arrival in camping point. We settle the tents and stay
day4 Jiptik campsite-cross the pass and stay at Darbaza Tash (6-7hours walking)
After breakfast continue the walking up to the top of the pass “Jiptik” and cross it till noon (4185 asl). From the top you will see a stunning view of the Pamir valley and top of Lenin Peak (7134). If the weather is good, Every traveler who is on the top feels like he has reached the sky. The path descends steeply to the Darbaza Tash. Spend the night in yurt.
day5 Darbaza-Tash-Sary Mogol
A walk along the Sary-Mogol through a coal mine this day will be an easy hiking and will take 3 hours to Sary-Mogol. Lunch in the guest house, in the afternoon have a shower and a relaxing day
day6 Transfer to Tulpar Kol (1h drive; walking is 5-6 h)
After breakfast, at 9 o’clock in the morning, going by car to Tulpar-Kol, then walk along the base camp, further walking to the travelers’ pass (4150 m) as far as possible, lunch on top, enjoy the panorama of the passage, then return along the same path to the yurts.
day7 Tulpar Kol lake-Tuyuk canyon (4-6h walking)
After breakfast, hike over Seki jailoo through Tuiuk Canyon to view Peak Estonia (6,202m), Sovietskaya Latvia Peak (5,554m), after lunch ascend hiking until the good view point of glacier in the head of Tuyuk canyon, then backward by same trail to the yurt camp
day8 Tuyuk yurt to Bouke yurt camp (4-6h walking)
After breakfast, continue the walking along the eastern side where you can see a panoramic view of the real natural pasture place in the Alai Valley, stay in yurt.
day9 Transfer to Osh (250km; 4,5 hours driving)
After breakfast our driver picks up you from the yurt camp