Issyk-Kul area skitour

Issyk-Kul area skitour

Duration: 7 days

Season: Middle of January – Middle of March

 Route: Issyk-Kul valley

Conditions: Intensive program for intermediate and higher level experience of skiers.

Recommended list of private things for tour: warm clothes and shoes, wind stopper and waterproof jacket, sunglasses, sun block cream, lip balm (SPF 30-50), gloves, skiing equipment. Also it is recommended to have medical insurance.

Day 1

Airport Manas – North Shore of Issyk-Kul (370 km, 8 hours on the way incl. stops)

Meeting in airport of Bishkek (Manas) early in the morning. Transfer to the North Shore of Issyk-Kul lake village. On the way visiting Burana tower and open air museum of petroglyphs in Cholpon-Ata. Accommodation in hotel/guesthouse. (L, D)

Altitudes during the day (above sea level): Bishkek – 700 m, Issyk-Kul (accommodation) –  1650m.

Day 2

Skitour in Kungey-Ala-Too range (approach to ski area 30-50km by car)

Making skitour trip in Kungey Ala-Too mountains. Choosing among Chon-Ak-Suu, Ak-Suu valleys. Transfer to Karakol. Accommodation in hotel/guesthouse. (B, L, D)

Altitudes during the day (above sea level): Semenovka – 1650m, skitour start at 2000-2500m approx.

Day 3

Skitour in Terskey-Ala-Too range – Karakol (150-200 km by car, 3-4 hours driving incl. approach to ski area)

Making skitour trip in Terskey Ala-Too mountains. Choosing among Karakol, Kerege-Tash, Bozuchuk, Jergalan valleys. Transfer to Karakol. Accommodation in hotel/guesthouse. (B, L, D)

Altitudes during the day (above sea level): Karakol – 1800m, skitour start at 2000-2500m approx.

Day 4

Skitour in Terskey-Ala-Too range – Karakol (150-200 km by car, 3-4 hours driving incl. approach to ski area)

Making skitour trip in Terskey Ala-Too mountains. Choosing among Karakol, Kerege-Tash, Bozuchuk, Jergalan valleys. Transfer to Karakol. Accommodation in hotel/guesthouse. (B, L, D)

Altitudes during the day (above sea level): Karakol – 1800m, skitour start at 2000-2500m approx.

Day 5

Skitour in Terskey-Ala-Too range – Karakol (150-200 km by car, 3-4 hours driving incl. approach to ski area)

Making skitour trip in Terskey Ala-Too mountains. Choosing among Karakol, Kerege-Tash, Bozuchuk, Jergalan valleys. Transfer to Karakol. Accommodation in hotel/guesthouse. (B, L, D)

Altitudes during the day (above sea level): Karakol – 1800m, skitour start at 2000-2500m approx.

Day 6

Karakol – Bishkek (150km, 3-4 hours driving)

Transfer to Bishkek along the South Shore of Issyk-Kul. On the way visiting one of the mountain valley. Accommodation in hotel/guesthouse. (B, L, D)

Altitudes during the day (above sea level): Tuya-Ashuu pass – 3582m, Bishkek – 700 m 

Day 7

Bishkek – Airport (30km, 30-40 min driving)

Transfer to airport and take a flight home. (B)

 

Clothing and Equipment

Sunscreen (at least 20SPF)
Chapstik or equivalent lip balm
Sunglasses with UV protection
At least a 25 Liter backpack for personal items
Head lamp (eg Petzl) spare bulbs & batteries
Long-sleeved T-shirt
Underwear
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Down vest and/or jacket 
Waterproof jacket (Gore-Tex) with hood
Waterproof pants (Gore-Tex)
Thick, warm wool hiking socks - 2 pairs 
Thin gloves  
Warm fleece hat 
Skiing equipment

 

Service includes:

1. One skitour guide;

2. Accommodation according to price option;

3. Transport for transfers during tour;

4. Meeting and seeing-off at the airport;

5. Food during all tour, according to program;

 

 Servise doesn't include: 

1. Alcohol and soft drinks;

2. Transfers, excursions over the program etc.;

3. Medical insurance.