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Trekking in Kyrgyzstan 14
Trekking in Kyrgyzstan: Trek 14
Activity: Trekking tour
Duration: 8 days
Day 1: You will come to International airport Manas and your guide will meet you. You will be accompanied to the Bishkek city. Then you will have breakfast. After lunch you will have sightseeing tour which will include Oak Park, Ala -Too Square, Philarmonic, Statue of Manas, Victory Square. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. in hotel.
Day 2: After a strengthening breakfast transfer to Karakol. Afternoon sightseeing (Russian Orthodox church and Dungan Mosque). Dinner and overnight stay is in Karakol in a guest house.
Day 3: Today we will drive to Karakol and change bus to 4WD Russian army vehicle (uazik). Then you will set off south along the Karakol river valley. 4 WD army truck goes by exciting mountain road winding through fur tree forest and between stunning rocks of Karakol valley. Next stage is trekking tour up the Ala-Kul valley from side to side fur tree forest. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Night you will spend in tents at Sirota camp (2800 m).
Day 4: In the morning we will continue trekking up the valley gradually gaining the altitude. Today you will pass Alakol lake. Lunch at the lake. It sits at the altitude of 3532 meters above sea level. Being 2,3 km long and 700 meters across, it takes waters from a melting glacier and turns to a nice waterfall on the other end. Today we will also go over the Ala Kul pass (3860 m) and then descend to Keldike gorge. Night you will spend in tents in Keldike gorge (3200 m).
Day 5: After breakfast trekking to Altyn-Arashan valley. "Altyn Arashan" is Kyrgyz for "golden springs" and famous with its natural curative Sulfur hot springs. Free time for rest or visit hot springs. Lunch is organized on the way. Night you will spend in a wooden cottage (2600 m).
Day 6: Today we will begin walking to the main road. Meet vehicle. Drive to Karakol town by very spectacular mountain road. Arrival in Karakol. Switching vehicle to comfortable aircon bus. Driving to Cholpon-Ata. Afternoon to relax at the lake. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Night you will spend in a guest house.
Day 7: In the morning transfer to Bishkek. On the way stop to see Burana tower, which is left from ancient city Balasagyn (XI - XIII). Lunch is organized on the way. Afternoon is free. Night you will spend in a guest house or hotel.
Day 8: Your guide will meet in your hotel, and then transfer to International Airport Manas.