Price for 1 person: $1700 / 1 person; $1300 / 2 persons; $1100 / 3 persons
Durations: 8 days, 7 nights
Season: July 15 – September 10
Area: Jungar Alatau mountains and National Park (Almaty region)
Accommodation in tents
Route: Almaty – Sarkand city – Amanbokter village – Small Baskan gorge – Zhambyl glacier – Semenov Tien Shanskiy peak – Small Baskan gorge – Sarkand city – Almaty
Alpinism level – PD
We need copy of your passports for the pass of permit in border area. The term of registration is 4 weeks.
Jungar Alatau is a mountain system and the main ridge in south-eastern Kazakhstan. It stretches from the west to east almost for 400 kms. The name was suggested in 1856 by the well-known scientist and traveller and public figure P.P.Semenov. Local residents have had another name for this mountainous territory together with adjoining to it nothern plains – Zhetysu (Seven River). Glaciers, precipitation and groundwater feed many rivers flowing down from the nothern slopes of lakes Balkhash, Sasykkol and Alakol. The Semenov Tien Shanskiy peak is highest mount of Jungar Alatau.
Day 1. Transfer Almaty-Sarkand (5-6 hrs, 420 km). National Park office (1 h). Off-road transfer to Jongar Alatau mountains (1 h). Trekking to the yurt along Small Baskan gorge.
Distance 6,5 km; 2-2,5 hrs. Difference in height +255 m / -965 m (1.360-1.615 m).
Day 2. Bridge – old house of Military – Kumbasay river – Three springs.
Distance 12 km; 6,5 hrs. Difference in height +725 m (1.615-2.340 m).
Day 3. Archa river – Kurgakkol lake – moraine of Zhambyl glacier.
Distance 12,5 km; 7 hrs. Difference in height +980 m (2.340-3.320 m).
Day 4. Zhambyl glacier.
Distance 4 km; 4 hrs. Difference in height +600 m (3.320-3.920 m).
Day 5. Climbing to the Semenov Tien Shanskiy peak. Return to the camp.
Distance 6 km; 10 hrs. Difference in height +700 m / -700 m (3.920-4.622-3.920 m).
Day 6. Reserve day.
Day 7. Zhambyl glacier – Kumbasay river.
Distance 20,5 km; 8-9 hrs. Difference in height -1.960 m (3.920-1.960 m).
Day 8. Small Baskan gorge – Forest house. Off-road transer to Sarkand city (1 h). Transfer to Almaty (5-6 hrs).
Distance 13,5 km; 4-5 hrs. Difference in height -600 m (1.960-1.360 m).
Day 9 (by your request). Excursion-hiking to Zhasylkol lake.
- Transport service (city – mountains – city)
- Off-road transport service
- Guide service
- Rent tent 2-3 places
- Permit on National Park and border area (we need your copy of passport)
- Rent of satellite phone ($3 for 1 minute)
*If you have some preferences in food write me previously.
- Rent of mats and sleeping bag – $30 / person
- Rent mountaineering equipment (except for crampons) – $100 / person
- All service in Day 9 – $75 / person
- Porter – $100 / 1 day. The guide carries only group equipment (tents, kitchen equipment, primus and gas).
- Ice screws
- Cooking equipment
- Carabiners (2)
- Figure 8
Every person need to take:
- backpack (90 L)
- sleeping bag (comfort 0…-5оС)
- camping mat
- trekking sticks
- bottle for water
- mountaineering shoes
- reserve light shoes
- winter clothes (jacket, gloves, hat)
- thermal wear
- thermal pants
- warm pants
- fleece jacket
- windstopper coat
- raincoat and cape on a backpack
- clothes for change
- water bottle
- individual cosmetics
- personal dishes (cup, plate, spoon)
Personal medicine box:
- individual medications
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