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).
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.
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.