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Alakul lake (Kyrgyzstan)

Alakul lake (Kyrgyzstan)

Category: Trekking, Trekking in Kyrgyzstan
трекинг в Киргизии, озеро Алакель

Price for 1 person: $1150 / 1 person; $750 / 2 persons; $550 / 3 persons

Duration: 6 days, 5 nights

Season: June 10-September 22

Area: Kyrgyzstan, Central Tien-Shan mountains, Terskey Alatau range, National Park Karakol

Accommodation: in tents

Trekking route: Almaty – Zhetyoguz valley – Telety pass (3.801 m) – Karakol valley – Alakul lake – Alakul North pass (3.880 m) – Arashan gorge (termal springs) – Teploklyuchenka village – Karakol city – Almaty

The most popular trekking, pursued on the southern mountains of lake Issyk-Kul – Terskey Alatau. On the way there will be two high mountain passes at an altitude 3800-3900 m (Telety and Alakul North); 3 scenic gorges: Jetyoguz, Karakol and Arashan; beautiful and great alpine lake Alakul. We will see the highest peaks of the Terskey Alatau, covered with eternal glaciers, of a height of over 5000 m (Jigit, Oguz-Bashi and Karakolskiy).

Programme

DAY 1. Transfer Almaty-Zhetyoguz valley (9-10 hrs). Trekking. Red rocks “Broken Heart” – Kok-Jayik meadow.
Distance: 7 km; 2.5-3 hrs. The difference in height: +250 m (2.050-2.300 m).

ущелье Жетиогуз
Kok-Jayik

Day 2. Zhetyoguz valley – forestry – river Western Telety.

Distance: 12 km; 6 hrs. The difference in height: +750 m / -100 m (2.300-2.950 m).

трекинг в Киргизии
Oguz-Bashi peak 5.150 m
перевал Телеты
Western Telety

Day 3. Telety pass – Eastern Telety river – Karakol valley.

Distance: 13 km; 7-8 hrs. The difference in height: +850 m / -1.230 m (2.950-3.800-2.570 m).

перевал Телеты

перевал Телеты

трекинг в Киргизии
Telety pass
Каракольское ущелье
Karakol valley

Day 4. Kurgaktor gorge – Sirota mountain hut – waterfall – Alakul lake.

Distance: 9 km; 6-7 hrs. The difference in height: +1.130 m / -160 m (2.570-2.410-3.535 m).

Каракольское ущелье
Karakol valley
ущелье Кургактор
Kurgaktor gorge
Водопад, озеро Алакёль
Waterfall

Day 5. Alakul North pass – Keldyke gorge – Arashan valley – termal springs “Altyn Arashan”.

Distance: 15 km; 6-7 hrs. The difference in height: +540 m / -1.515 m (3.535-3.880-2.560 m).

озеро Алакёль
View from pass Alakul North
перевал Алакель северный
On the pass
Алтын-Арашан, Терскей Алатау
Keldyke gorge

Day 6. Off-road transfer from Altyn-Arashan to Teploklyuchenka village – Karakol (2 hrs). Transfer Karakol – Almaty (7-8 hrs).

Каракольское ущелье

Price includes:

  • Transport service (Almaty-Zhetyoguz valley, off-road transport from Altyn-Arashan termal springs to Karakol and Karakol-Almaty)
  • Guide service
  • Rent tent 2-3 places
  • Cook+food
  • Permit on National Park
  • Rent of satellite phone ($3 for 1 minute)

Not include:

  • lunch in cafe of Karakol city at first and last day ($10),
  • Rent of mats and sleeping bag – $30 / 1 person / all trekking
  • Porter – $50 / 1 day. The guide carries only group equipment (tents, kitchen equipment, primus and gas).
Every person need to take:
Accoutrements:
– backpack (70-80 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. 

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