Trekking in Tien-Shan and Pamir

 

Days

Itinerary

Meals

Accommodation

1.

International flight to Bishkek. Meet at the Airport. Transfer to the Hotel. Rest. Afternoon city sightseeing tour of Bishkek: Philharmonic Society, Ala-Too Square, Victory Square, Handicraft Shops, Osh bazaar, Fine Arts Museum. Overnight at Hotel.

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3* Hotel

2.

After breakfast transfer to Ala-Archa Nature Park (2100m), walk around the gorge, visit mountaineering memorial. Active acclimatization. Overnight in the Guest House located in Ala-Archa Park.

B - -

Ala-Archa Guest House

3.

Hiking to the ‘Ratsek stop’ Hut in the area of Ak-Sai Glacier (3300m, 4-5 hours hiking). Overnight in Ak-Sai mountain hut. Meals: Full Board.

B L D

Ratsek Hut

4.

Acclimatization circular trek to Ak-Sai Glacier (up to 4500m) and return to Ratsek Hut. Meals: Full Board.

B L D

Ratsek Hut

5.

Descent to Ala-Archa park and drive to Bishkek. Free time in Bishkek city for shopping and rest. Overnight in the hotel. Meals: Breakfast in the hut.

B - -

3* Alpinist Hotel

6.

Domestic flight to Osh. Sightseeing tour: Suleiman Mount and Museum at the foot of the Mount, Osh Bazaar. Overnight in the hotel. Meals: Breakfast in the hotel.

B - -

3* Sunrise Hotel

7.

Overland transfer to Achik-Tash Base Camp,3700m (280 km, 6-7 hours drive). Overnight in Base Camp (BC) tents. Meals: Breakfast in the Hotel, Lunch and Dinner in BC.

B L D

BC tents

8.

Visit Climbers’ Memorial. Circular trek to Lukovaya Polyana (“Wild Onion Meadow”) – hiking at low altitude. Overnight in tent camp. Meals: Full Board.

B L D

BC tents

9.

Trek up to Advanced Base Camp (ABC) at 4200m (Approx. 6-8 hours trekking). Overnight in tent camp. Meals: Full Board.

B L D

ABC tents

10.

Descent to Base Camp. Overnight in tent camp. Meals: Full Board.

B L D

BC tents

11.

After breakfast transfer to Osh. Free time in Osh. Overnight in the hotel. Meals: Breakfast in BC only.

B - -

3* Hotel  

12.

Long transfer to Chichkan Gorge (450 km, 8 hours drive). Overnight in the Guest House located on the bank of Chichkan River. Meals: Breakfast in the hotel only.

B - -

Ozon Guest House

13.

Land transfer to Bishkek (260 km, 5 hours drive). Overnight in the hotel. Meals: Breakfast in Guest House only.

B - -

3* Hotel

14.

After breakfast airport transfer for departure

 

 

Conditions and notes:

  • Paperwork to receive border permits takes 5-6 weeks.  Clients should send copies of passports to ITMC in advance of this.  There is a surcharge of USD 30 per person for urgent permit preparation.
  • Kyrgyz Airlines operating domestic flights Bishkek-Osh reserves right to change air fares without prior notice (ITMC has no control over this).
  • The domestic flights baggage allowance is 15kg per person, overweight baggage is charged at USD 2/kg.
  • Prices for 4 star and 5 star hotels, guest houses and apartments are available on request.
  • Clients must have medical insurance with a minimum coverage of US$ 40 000.

Experience. Good level of fitness

 

 

 

Prices 2018

Group of 4 people –USD 2090 per person

Group of 5 people – USD 1940 per person

Group of 6 people – USD 1920 per person

Group of 7 people – USD 1760 per person

Group of 8 people – USD 1750 per person

 

*Prices for other size groups available on request, please contact us.

Service included in the program:

  • Transport: Minivan (7 seats total) for groups of 2 - 4 people

             Minibus (12-17 seats) for groups of 5 or more people

              Extra vehicle for luggage for groups of 11 or more people

  • Entrance fees for excursions mentioned in the programme
  • Domestic flight Bishkek-Osh
  • Accommodation in twin standard rooms as mentioned above
  • Accommodation in Base Camp and Advance Base Camp is provided in tents, two people per tent
  • Meals: as mentioned above
  • English speaking guide
  • Border permit
  • Registration with local Rescue Service 

Additional services available at extra cost at Base Camp and at Advanced Base Camp:

  • Camping gas canisters (propane / butane), screw-fitting:  USD 10 per new canister (230gr), USD 6 per refilled canister

  Note:  Empty canisters must be returned to the Base Camp

  • Horse (for carrying gear from BC to ABC, 4200m):   USD 3 per kg (up to 50 kg maximum)
  • Rental of satellite phone for ascent:  USD 25 per day plus safety refundable deposit of USD 400 required
  • Thuraya airtime is charged extra
  • Satellite phone calls in ABC are free of charge, cost of calls are charged at USD 4/minute and cost of sms are charged at USD 2/sms.
Payment
  • To guarantee your booking full payment for the confirmed trip should be made 8 weeks prior the 1st day of the trip. Failing to pay in time may result in full cancellation.
  •  All service fees charged by banks or other financial institutions for payment processing must be paid by the Sender.
Cancellations and charges
There is no fee for changes or cancellations when made more than 21 days prior to arrival, but any actual expenses incurred relating to documents such as visa support, permits, or any other necessary official paperwork, will have to be paid for by the client;
  • There is a fee of '10% of ordered services' for changes or cancellations when made 15 to 21 days prior to arrival.
  • There is a fee of '50% of ordered services' for cancellations when made 7 to 14 days prior to arrival.
  • There is a fee of '100% of ordered services' for cancellations when made less than 7 days prior to arrival.
 
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mat
  • Light down jacket
  • Windproof jacket and pants
  • Woolen mittens and gloves
  • Over-mittens and/or gloves
  • Woolen hat and socks
  • UV protecting sun glasses and sun cream
  • Trekking poles
  • Head torch and spare batteries
  • Thermo insulation flask (thermos) and mug
  • Water bottle

 

 

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