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Vacation Activities ID: 2734
Tour Program Contrasts of Tien Shan
Offered by partner: ID 3833
Country : Kyrgyzstan
Destination's: bishkek (Bishkek)
Duration: 14 day(s)
Minimum Price: $2250 USD ( Per Person)
Maximum Price: $2380 USD ( Per Person)
Type : Private,Group,Customized
Group Size : 2 - 15 People(s)
Season : July to August
Categories : Walking Tours, Glacier Tours
Vacation Activities Highlight
The trip we offer you below is a trekking tour along the mountain trails in Central Tien-Shan. It begins in Bishkek, the capitals city of Kyrgyzstan. By a driven car you are transferred to Son-Kul lake, you can see beautiful panorama of lake, nomadic life of Kyrgyz people. Then you continue the trip to eastern shore of Issyk-Kul lake, to Karakol town. After that you are transferred to At Jailoo alpine meadow, from here the trekking part starts. During the trek you will learn the real beauty of the mountains, the serenity and silence of Tien Shan, the Celestial mountains. You will see one of biggest glacier in the world and mysterious Merzbacher Lake. Your trip finishes in the Base Camp “South Inylchek” at the foot of magnificent Khan Tengri peak (7010m).

Vacation Activities Detail Information
Day 1. “Manas” international airport - Bishkek (800m a.s.l.).

Meals: B,L,D
Arrival in Bishkek. Transfer to the hotel. Short rest. City tour.
Overnight in a hotel.

Day 2. Bishkek – Burana Tower – Son Kul lake. (3010m a.s.l.)

Meals: B,L,D
Transfer to Son Kul lake. Visit Burana Tower on the way.
Overnight in yurt camp.

Day 3. Son Kul lake. (2500m a.s.l.)

Meals: B,L,D
Transfer to Son Kul lake. Visit Burana Tower on the way.
Overnight in yurt camp.

Day 4. Son Kul lake - Karakol. (1700m a.s.l.)

Meals: B,L,D
Transfer to Karakol town.
Overnight in hotel/guest house.

Day 5. Karakol sightseeing tour. Karakol – At-Jailoo Base Camp (2500m a.s.l.)

Meals: B,L,D
Transfer to At Jailoo Base Camp.
Overnight in tents.

Day 6. At Jailoo Camp – Iva Camp (2900m a.s.l.)

Meals: B,L,D
Trekking to the Inylchek glacier.
Overnight in tents.

Day 7. Iva Camp – Glina camp (3100 m a.s.l.)

Meals: B,L,D
Overnight in tents.

Day 8. Camp Glina – Merzbacher Glade (3400m a.s.l.)

Meals: B,L,D
Overnight in tents.

Day 9. Merzbacher Lake.

Hiking around the Merzbacher glade.
Meals: B,L,D
Overnight in tents.

Day 10. Merzbacher Glade – South Inylchek base camp (4100 a.s.l.)

Helicopter flight
Meals: B,L,D
Overnight in tents.

Day 11. South Inylchek base camp.

Rest day. Around the BC.
Meals: B,L,D
Overnight in a hotel.

Day 12. Helicopter flight to Karkara helicopter pad – Issyk Kul Lake.

Helicopter flight to Karkara. Transfer to Issyk Kul Lake.
Meals: B,L,D
Overnight in a hotel.

Day 13. Issyk- Kul – Bishkek (250 km).

Transfer to Bishkek city.
Meals: B,L,D
Overnight in a hotel.

Day 14. Bishkek city – Flight back home.

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Note: Guaranteed departure date: 26th of July – 8th of August 2016.
Notes for price Information
Price Includes:

• Accommodation in Bishkek in Asia Mountains hotel or similar – 3 nights,
• Accommodation in Karakol town Amir or in Green Yard Guest House – 1 night,
• Accommodation in IssykKul Lake – 1 night,
• Accommodation in yurt on SonKul lake – 2 nights,
• Accommodation in already installed tents with 3 time meal (hot dinner, hot breakfast and lunch as packed box) starting from AtJailoo till South Inylchek BC – 7 nights (Please note, you do not need to set up your tents, they will be set in advance + cook will be waiting for your with hot meal when you arrive!)
• FB during whole program,
• Escorting Guide during the whole program,
• Porter service during the trek (*please read about baggage allowance on trek below)
• All the transfers according to the program,
• Helicopter flights from South Inylchek BC to Karkara BC, from Merzbacher to South Inylchek BC,
• Entry and ecological fee
• Border zone permit
• For groups 6 person and more:
• Horse show on SonKul,
• Horseback riding on SonKul (half day),
• Folklore show,
• Traditional music and poetry of Kyrgyz

Price Excludes:

• Visa support and visa fee (if necessary)
• All optional deviations from the main itinerary
• Beverages and meals not included in main menu

Note:Guarantee departure date : 29 July – 11 August, 2015

If you use our service, your trip will be much easier as:

1) You will be awaited in every Camp, you will be accommodated in comfortable tents and get delicious meals that include National and European cuisine;
2) You will have communication in every Camp, and will be able to send the information from there;
3) Your itinerary will be marked and described in details in a leaflet, that you will get when your use our service.

If you use our service, you can save money, as:

1)There is no need for you to bring (or rent) lots of things – like tent, dishes, frying pans, etc;
2) You don’t need to buy any food;
3)No need to hire porters.
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