T-9. Eol castles
Itinerary:
Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek - Boom - Konorchok - Super-Terek - Keck Jar-Suu - canyons Konorchok - Kyzyl-Suu - Shamshy - East Tuy - Kel-Tor - Kegety - Burana - Bishkek
Duration: 13 days
Best season: June - September
Accommodation: hotels, tents
Tour grade: moderate

In this trek you can visit incredible Grand Canyons of Kyrgyzstan formed from tertiary clay many millions years ago. It's a mysterious land of highly colored red sandstone, sharply contrasts with brushwood of barberry, black currant and sea-buckhorn. At the beginning we will trek along the narrow rocky labyrinth and suddenly a hollow surrounded by sandstone rocks appears - Eol Castles. After exploration this beautiful canyons you'll trek to West. You'll see Kokjarsuu valley with beautiful river and glade of flower. You'll see Kel-Tor mountain Lake, unusual Sugar Head Peak (4253 m) with hanging glacier and many others beautiful places. At the end of your travel you'll explore Burana Tower (XI th century minaret).

Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival in Bishkek, meeting in airport, transfer to hotel, rest, late breakfast, city-tour,
Bishkek
Day 2
Transfer to the Natural Park Ala-Archa, hiking to the waterfall, return to Bishkek, accommodation in hotel.
Natural Park Ala-Archa
Day 3
Transfer to Boom gorge, trek up along gorge to dry canyon, camping.
Suluu-Terek canyons
Day 4
Trek to Kok-Jar-Suu valley over Korgon-Terek pass, camping.
Suluu-Terek canyons
Day 5-6
Explore of the Suluu-Terek canyons: "Grand Canyon", "Bobslay", "Skyscrapers", camping.
Suluu-Terek canyons
Day 7
Trek up along Kok-Jar-Suu valley via Kok-Jar pass (2110 m.) to Kyzyl-Suu valley, camping.
Kyzyl-Suu
Day 8
Trek down along Kyzyl-Suu valley, over Bel-Bulak pass to Shamshy gorge, camping.
Shamshy gorge
Day 9
Rest day, (reserve day in case bad whether), camping.

Day 10
Trek up along Shamshy gorge to Eastern Tyuk gorge, camping.

Day 11
Trek over Eastern Tyuk pass to Kel-Tor lake, camping.
Kel-Tor lake
Day 12
Trek down along Kel-Tor gorge to confluence with Kegety gorge, transfer to Bishkek, en route visiting Burana tower, accommodation in hotel.
Kegety gorge
Day 13
Visiting bazaar to buying souvenirs, rest, farewell dinner in the restaurant with folklore ensemble performance, accommodation in hotel.
Бишкек
Day 14
Transfer to the airport, departure.

Level of difficulty: This tour can be recommended for the people who are able to make long walks and passes for 5-7 hours a day.
Conditions: You must take warm clothes , hiking boots, raincoat, sunprotective cream, a hat from the sun, sleeping suck.
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