T-15. Adventures in the mountains Terskei
Itinerary: Bishkek - Cholpon-Ata - Karakol - Jergez - Almaluu - Arashan - Ala-Kol - Arashan - Karakol - Cholpon-Ata - Bishkek
Duration: 7 days
Best season: June-September
Accommodation: hotel, guest house, tent, yurt
Tour grade: moderate

Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival in Bishkek.
Breakfast. Transfer to Karakol.
Along the way, swimming in the lake Issyk-Kul.
Lunch and a visit to the Local History Museum in Cholpon-Ata.
Accommodation in Karakol in the guest house.
Recreation and dinner.
Lake Issyk-Kul
Day 2
Breakfast.
Moving to the village Pioneer (35 km).
Beginning of the track from the valley Zhergez. Lunch on the way.
On the way can watch the household and the nomadic life of shepherds living in yurts.
Dinner and overnight in tents at the end of the gorge.
Track time 5-6 hours.

Day 3
Breakfast
Go through the pass Aylanysh (3560 m) in the valley Almaluu.
Track time 5-6 hours.
Lunch on the way.
On the way to see the panorama of the valley Almaluu, waterfall and the valley of flowers.
Dinner and overnight in the forest.

Day 4
Breakfast.
Go through the pass Ortok (3780 m) in the gorge Arashan to the hot springs (2520 m). Along the way, you can see small mountain lakes, Kyrgyz jailoo, Tien-Shan mountains, and views of the peak velikoleptny Tashtanbekov Bashi (4600 m).
Accommodation in guest house. Bathing in hot springs.
Dinner.
Gorge Arashan
Day 5
Breakfast.
Track the famous mountain lake in Kyrgyzstan Ala-Kol (3530m). Vertical drop - 1300 meters. You can take photos panorama of the lake from the pass (3860 m) and ridges powerful mountain peaks stretching from west to east. Return to the guest house.
Dinner.

Lake Ala-Kol
Day 6
Breakfast.
Walk up to the beginning of the gorge Arashan (3-4 hours).
Lunch Time.
Transfer to Karakol.
Accommodation in guest house.
Dinner.
Gorge Arashan
Day 7
Breakfast.
Return to Bishkek.
In Cholpon-Ata visit Ruh-Ordo and dinner.
Further along the path swimming in Issyk-Kul.
In Bishkek, hotel accommodation.
Dinner.

Ruh-Ordo
Day 8
At the airport.


Level of difficulty. This tour is oriented on the people with a good level of training, because long tours for 5-7 hours a day are planned and you have to have an experience of climbing the glaciers.
Conditions.You must have warm clothes, comfortable walking shoes, jacket for the rain, sun protective cream, a hat for the sun and sleeping bed.
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