Day 1/ Bishkek– Karakol: 420km
Pick you up from hotel and drive to Karakol to the east shore of Yssyk Kul lake. We will have a lunch on the way. It is a long way to drive 420km. Arrive in Karakol town and dinner at restaurant and overnight in Guest House.
Day 2/ Trek to Altyn Arashan: After breakfast we will have a short transfer to starting point of trekking (Aksuu village). From there we will start our trek to Altyn Arashan. It’s an amazing and fabulous valley to enjoy the trek. Picnic on the way in a nature. After a great hiking we will arrive in camping place where we will swim in natural hot spring pool. We will set up out tents and swim in hot spring and enjoy. Dinner at restaurant or yurt.
Overnight in the tents. 2350m above sea level 14km hike
Day 3/ Trek to Ala Kul or Sirota: 7-8 hours trek
Morning breakfast and start our second day of trek to the magistic lake Ala Kul. It is a bit steep to hike but it worth for it. Starting alt is 2350 at Altyn Arashan and hike up to 3840m above see level. Duration is 22km. up to your wishes we can camp at Ala-Kul lake at alt. 3490m. or walk down to Sirota where will be a bit warmer temprature at 2900m. It also depends on weather. Dinner around campfire and overnight in tent.
The pass is 3900m above sea level (Steep)
Day 4/ Trek (Karakol gorge) back to Karakol: 4-5 hours hike
Morning breakfast and hike down to Karakol gorge. Easy hiking day. Karakol is one of the beautiful gorges; hike is along the karakol river. Picnic on the way and continue walking down to town. Arrive in Karakol Guest House early evening; take shower, rest and dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Guest House. 15-18km hike and transfer to Guest House.
Day 5/ Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Chon Kyzyl Suu: 40km transfer 4-5 hours horse ride
After breakfast drive to Jeti Oguz (Seven bulls) 40km. And from there we will start easy horse riding to Chon Kyzyl Suu valley. 5-6h horse riding. Picnic on the way and arrive in Chon Kyzyl Suu Guest House early evening. Dinner and overnight at local family.
Day 6/ Chon Kyzyl Suu – Bokonbaevo: 130km
Morning breakfast and drive to Bokonbaevo on the southern shore of the lake. On the way visit Barskoon valley and small hike there to waterfalls (40-50mins). And continue the road to Bokonbaevo and visit Fairytale canyons (hiking about 1 hour). Lunch in Barskoon or picnic in a nature. Arrive in Bokonbaevo Guest House and eagle show, meeting with an eagle man and his eagle. Dinner and overnight at locals.
Day 7/ Bokonbaevo- Song Kol:
After breakfast we will leave to Song Kol alpine lake. It is great pasture for the shepherds, located at alt 3016m above sea level. We will drive via Kalmak Ashuu pass at alt 3400m. Amazing landscape, nomads, animals and yaks. Lunch on the way and dinner at yurt camp.
Day 8/ Song Kol – Kochkor:
After breakfast like the nomads in the yurts we will have couple of hours horse riding in a beautiful nature on the shore of Lake. After lunch in a yurt we will leave to Kochkor. Kochkor is a small town; we will visit local handicraft shop and stay in very hospitable family. Dinner and overnight with locals and small folklore show after dinner.
Day 9/ Kochkor – Bishkek:
Drive back to Bishkek, on the way hike to Konerchek canyons (2-3 h of hike) and visit Burana Tower the archeological complex from 11th-12th century. Lunch in Boom gorge and arrive in Bishkek afternoon. Dinner at restaurant and overnight in hotel.
Day 10/ Transfer to airport: Flight back home
750$ per person in group