Expedition to Kuiluu Range

Best season:
July - August

Location: Issyk-Kul area Kuilu Range

Highly recommended: All tourists must have medical insurance for the particular activities with a minimum coverage of USD 35 000.

Border permit is required and must be arranged preliminary. Paper work takes 5-6 weeks.

Kuilu Range. The ridge is situated to East from Akshiirak Ridge. Altitudes are here till 5281 m. Relief is more high them in Akshiirak Ridge. Routes here are combined or rocks. Only a few expedition have been here. It was climbed highest peak – Konstitution Peak and some peaks around. Plenty peaks till 5200 m from very simple routes to very difficult are virgin.


Scheme of the program

1st Day. Arrival to Bishkek

International flight to Bishkek. Arrival in Bishkek. Accommodation in hotel. After rest meeting with company representative person and discuss further expedition’s details. Take border permits.

2nd Day. Bishkek – Karakol

Transfer to Karakol town. Overnight in Guest house

3rd Day.  Karakul – Kuilu Range

Early morning transfer to Kuilu Range by vehicle till the end of road, reach climbing area by foot or with horse support. Horse can be hired from local nomads (this service can not be booked in advance).

Stop on the check point for passport and border permit control.

4th – 12th Days. Acclimatization. Climbing

13th Day. Kuilu Range – Karakol

Meeting with vehicle in agreed place and at agreed time, transfer to Karakol. Rest and overnight in guest house.


14th Day. Karakol – Bishkek

Comfortable car or minibus will pick up you from the guest house after breakfast. Long driving to Bishkek. Rest. Overnight in Hotel.

15th. Day. Departure

Early check-in, airport transfer, departure.


Duration of program can be changed by request. 

Prices 2021:

Group of 3 persons - USD 1275 per person

Group of 5 persons – USD 975  per person

Group of 6 persons – USD 885  per person

Group of 8 persons – USD 780  per person

Group of 10 persons – USD 715  per person

Service included in expedition price:

  • Visa support (if required)
  • Registration in passport department OVIR (if required)
  • Border permit 
  • Registration in local Rescue Service
  • Certificate of ascent issued by Kyrgyz Alpine Club
  • Airport transfers in Bishkek
  • Transfers Bishkek-Karakol - Bishkek by car or minibus
  • Transfers Karakol – Kuiluu - Karakol by vehicle (UAZ or GAZ-66)
  • Accommodation:

    - - in Bishkek: Hotel 3* – for 3 nights (including early check-in)

    - - in Karakol: Guest House – for 2 nights

  •  Full board in the Base Camp  
  •  Service of cook
  •  All kitchen and dining utensils and gas



Service available at extra cost (not included in standard programs):              

  •  English speaking Mountain guide
  •  Lunch/Dinner in Bishkek – from USD 10 per person per time
  •  Tents for accommodation - USD 85 per tent per programme

    Note: Deposit – USD 300 per item

  • High altitude tent for rent – USD 120 per programme per item

    Note: Deposit – USD 450 per item

  • Rent of satellite phone for ascent – USD 10 per day

   Note: Deposit – USD 350

  •    (Thuraya airtime is charged extra)
  • Transfer / flight from Almaty or Tashkent to Bishkek from USD 90 per person one way transfer
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  • To guarantee your booking full payment for the confirmed trip should be made 4 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.
  • High altitude mountaineering boots (for up to -30C)
  • hiking boots
  • snow gaiters
  • crampons
  • baselayer
  • down jacket
  • windproof & waterproof jacket with hood
  • warm & waterproof gloves or mitts
  • mountaineering or climbing harness
  • climbing helmet
  • karabiners (2 x screwgate)
  • prussic loops x 2 (5m / 16ft of 6mm cord)
  • rope
  • ice axe (light, not technical)
  • sleeping bag (up to -25C)
  • thermarest or similar sleeping mat
  • high altitude tent
  • rucksack (40 l minimum)
  • head-torch
  • sunglasses
  • trekking poles
  • gas-stove and kitchen/dining set
  • medical aid kit
Please go through the test.