Hiking to Ala Archa National Park, Racek Hut and Glacier

Hi my dear friends, fan of mountains and mountain hikes. Let me offer short hiking tour to the Ala-Archa National Park for 1 day. If you in good physical shape we can hike to Racek Hut or Ak-Sai Glacier in 2 days.

Racek Hut - A popular place for all kinds of mountain hikers, newbies and professional alpinists. There are 15 peaks and more than 100 routs to them all kinds of difficulty. It is like a training base camp.


Tour program:

Start from Bishkek at 9 am to Ala-Archa base camp (2200 m.). Hiking to Break Heart stones and Waterfall (2600 m.). If you feel full of strength and enthusiasm, we can hike to Racek Hut (3300 m.) and back.


  • Transportation from Bishkek to Ala-Archa Base camp and back;
  • Entrance fee to Ala-Archa national park;
  • Snacks and beverage. 


Not included:

  • Insurance;
  • Alcohole. 


List of necessary equipment:

  • Trekking boots;
  • Warm and waterproof clothing;
  • Sunglasses, sun cream. 


Price for group:

1 person - 145 USD;

Group of 2 person - 180 USD;

Group of 3 person - 210 USD;

Group of 4 person - 240 USD;

Group of 5 person - 270 USD.


FYI: Vladimir Racek - soviet alpinist, champion of the USSR, military instructor and founder of the Kyrgyz mountaineering school.

The state National Park Ala-Archa has an area of 2280 hectares. Ala Archa translated as "Ala" - colorful, piebald, "Archa" - juniper, thuja. located 41 km from Bishkek on the northern slope of the Kyrgyz ridge. Base camp at an altitude of 2200 meters.

Included services:
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: Insurance, Alcohole, Tents, carpet, sleeping bag
What to bring: Trekking boots, Backpack 30 – 40 L, Sunglasses, sun cream, Warm and waterproof clothing, Water at least 2 liters, Sleeping bag
Transport: SUV 4x4
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.