Trekking trip in Pamir and ascent to Skobelev peak
Best season: July – August
Location: Pamir, Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 8 days
Highly recommended: All tourists should have medical insurance for the particular activities with a minimum coverage of USD 35 000.
Skobelev peak (5051m) is located in Kichik-Alay Valeey (Small Alayi from Kyrgyz language). The proposed itinerary is easy technically and does not require climbing experience. The programme is interesting for people who would like to enjoy virgin nature and to feel power and beauty of Pamir mountains. You will not meet big tourist groups here, the area is rear visited, because arrangement of approach, food and other staff supply is complicated here. The main part of itinerary goes at the altitude 2800m – 4000m; so, acclimatization is important for participants. Declared difficulty level is 1A-1B according to Russian (Soviet) classification. Crossing of the mountain passes and fast rivers will make your journey exciting. Have a fun and enjoy your adventures!
1st Day. Osh
Arrival in Osh, meeting at the airport, transfer to hotel. Sightseeing tour: Suleiman Mount and Museum at the foot of the mount, Famous Osh Bazaar (it open from 10:00 until 16:00). Last preparation before the trek. Accommodation in the hotel.
2nd Day. Osh – Kashka-Suu Village
After breakfast transfer to the start point of the trek, located near Kashka-Suu village. Set the tent camp. Acclimatization and easy hiking along the valley. Overnight in tents.
3rd Day. Kashka-Suu Village – Kekjar River
Trek up along Kashka-Suu Valley to the head of Kekjar River. We will set up next camp at the confluence of two rivers. Overnight in tents.
4th Day. Kekjar River – Skobelov Peak
Full day of trek to the foot of Skobelev Peak. Overnight in tent camp.
5th Day. Skobelov Peak
After breakfast we continue ascending along river, and we will come to moraine. Overnight under the 4650m Pass.
6th Day. Skobelov Peak – Kekjar River
Summit assault is planned for today. It is better to start early in the morning. Ascent to Skobeleva peak (5051m). Descent to Base Camp on the head of the Kekjar River.
7th Day. Kekjar River – Osh
Descent to Kashka-Suu village where we will meet our driver and go to Osh. Rest and overnight in the hotel.
8th Day. Departure
Airport transfer takes 20 minutes. Departure to the next destination.
Group of 2 people = USD 1920 per person
Group of 4 people = USD 1225 per person
Group of 5 people = USD 1335 per person
Group of 6 people = USD 1230 per person
Single supplement = USD 45 per person per programme, available in Osh hotel only.
Price includes the following service:
- All land transfers according to the programme by minibus,
- Accommodation in twin standard room in the hotel in Osh
- Tent for accommodation during the trek (double sharing basis)
- English speaking trekking guide
- Cook for trek
- Porters to carry food, kitchen utensils and tents only
- Meal: full board from Lunch on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 9
- Kitchen, dining and camping utensils for trek
- Entrance fee to museum in Osh
Additional services available at extra cost:
- Porters to carry personal belongings – USD 240 per porter per programme
- Meal in Osh
- Good physical condition and trekking experience are required
- Each porter carries 20 kg of commercial weight. Overweight is paid, USD 3 per kg.