Turgen lakes

Area: Northern Tien-Shan mountains, National Park Ile Alatau, Turgen valley
Accommodation: in tents

DAY 1. Transfer to the Turgen valley (2 hrs). Trekking. Batan village – Kayrak river – Kayrakskiy waterfall (radial) – forest meadow.
Distance: 13,5 km; 7-8 hrs. The difference in h: +1,000 m / -200 m (1.700-2.200-2.000-2.500 m).

DAY 2. Old shepherd camp – 4 lakes. Free time.
Distance: 5,5 km; 3-4 hrs. The difference in h: +720 m (2.500-3.220 m). 

DAY 3. Turgen valley – Ermektas river – Temirtas river – Ojkaragay plateau – Kayrak river – Bartugul river.
Distance: 15 km; 6-7 hrs. The difference in h: +300 m / -900 m (3.200-2.650-2.800-2.450-2.600 m). 

DAY 4. Donzhaylau plateau – Small Turgen river – Batan village. Transfer to Almaty (2 hrs).
Distance: 17 km; 7-8 h. The difference in h: +300 m / -1.200 m (2.600-2.900-1.700 m).

Number of days: 4
Start Date: Jun 13, 2020
End Date: Jun 16, 2020
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Rent of mats and sleeping bag – $20 / 1 person / all trekking. Porter – $75 / 1 day.
What to bring: Every person need to take: Accoutrements: – backpack (60-80 L); – sleeping bag (comfort 0…-5оС); – camping mat; – headlamp; – sunglasses; – trekking sticks – bottle for water. Clothes: – trekking shoes; – reserve light shoes; – overshoes (june); – cap; – thermal wear; – thermal pants; – warm pants for the evening; – fleece jacket; – windstopper coat; – raincoat and cape on a backpack; – clothes for change. Documentation: – passport; – insurance. Personal items: – sunscreen; – toothpaste; – toothbrush; – soap; – towel; – individual cosmetics; – personal dishes (cup, plate, spoon). Personal medicine box: – individual medications.
Transport: SUV 4x4
Start in (City): Almaty
End in (City): Almaty
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other

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Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.