Trekking program «Pamir Adventures»
Itinerary:Bishkek – Batken – Uzgurushvillage – Buldzhumapass – Dzhalgychypass – Ortochashmagorge –Ak-Suugorge –Uzgurushvillage – Batken–Osh - Base Camp “AchikTash” – Camp1 - “AchikTash” Base Camp – Osh city
Day 1.“Manas” International airport – Bishkek.
Arrival in international airport “Manas”, transfer to the hotel. Rest, lunchandcitytour.
Bishkek – is the capital and industrial centre of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek is a city of wide avenues, handsome buildings and Soviet heritage. The gesturing statue of Lenin can still be seen in the city’s vast central square, yet it is the permanently snowcapped Kyrgyz Ala-Tau mountain range which towers over Bishkek providing a quite stunning backdrop.
We visit Manas Monument, the main national hero of the Kyrgyz people. Then excursion to the State History Museum and transfer to the main Ala Too Square to watch ceremony of changing of the Guard of Honor, main governmental buildings, and finish at the Old Square with Parliament House.
We drive to Victory Square to finish our excursion visiting ZUM department store for souveniers.
Day 2.Bishkek – Batken – Uzgurush village. (1700 m.)
Day flight to Batken town. Transfer to Uzgurushvillag, the drive takes us about 4 hours. Accommodation in a local Kyrgyz family house. Trekking preparation.
Day 3.Uzgurush village – Ak-Tash tent camp (2500 m.)
15 km, 7-8 hours, +1194 / -394 m.
The first trekking day starts from the views of wild pistachio tree and walnut orchards. Wild trail stretches along Buldzhuma river and goes up to the pass with the same name – Buldzhuma (2894m). From the pass you can enjoy the wonderful view of the nearest gorges and the Western face of the peak Piramidalnyi and the peak OrtoChashma. After we enjoyed the views, we start descending to the valley of Ak-Tash river. There is the tent Camp Ak-Tash hidden among the bushes on a green meadow.
Overnight in tents in Ak-Tash Camp (2500m).
Day4.Ak-Tash tent Camp – OrtoChashma tent Camp (2700 m.)
16 km, 6-7 hours, +1274 / - 1074 m.
WetraversealongAk-Tashriveronscree up to Dzhalgychy pass (3774m). From the top of the pass we enjouy the panoramic view of Turkestan mountain range. Descend along a trail down along Dzhalgychy river till coinfluence with OrtoChashma river.
Overnight in tents in Orto-Chashma Camp (2700m).
Day5.OrtoChashme tent camp - Ak-Suu tent camp (2800 m.)
15 km, 8 - 10 hours, +1590m / -1190 m.
Moderate ascent along OrtoChashma river till coinfluence with Ak-Tubek river. Then we continue along Ak-Tubek river, and traverse up to AkTubek pass (4390 m). The hard ascent is rewarded by a majestic panoramic view over Iskander peak region and OrtoChashma river valley. Our Camp is situated in the beginning of green zone at Ak-Suu river. On the way you can see alpinist walls of Iskander(5120 m), Petrogradez (5165 m), Admiralteez (5090 m), Aksu (5355 m), A.Block (5229 m), Aktubek (5125 m) peaks.
Overnight in Ak-Suu tent camp.
Day6.Radial hike to the foot of Ak-Suu peak.
14km, 5 hours, +600m/-600 m.
Thetrailgoesthrough juniper forest up a steep moraine to a glacier, to the very heart of Pamir-Alai – to peak Ak-Suu(5355 m). Thispyramidlikepeakhasasnowcap, andavertical wall (almost 2 km) on the Northern slope. The grandiose circus is surrounded by such peaks as two-headed Iskander and Admiralteez, Petrogradez and A.Block.
Overnight in Ak-Suu tent camp.
Day7.Ak-SuutentCamp – Uzgurushvillage.
10 km, 6 hours, -1500 m.
Descent through juniper forest along Ak-Mechetriver. We can observe the peak Iskander on the way. Then we trek along a picturesque green gorge till Uzgurush village.
Overnight in a Kyrgyz family in Uzgurush village.
Day8/27 July.Uzgurushvillage – Batken town – Osh.
Drive (in total) 360km, 8-9 hours, -500m
Morning drive to Batken (120km/4hours). Later drive to Osh (390km/8 hours). Accommodation in a hotel in Osh.
Day9.Osh city – Base Camp “AchikTash”
Drive 280km/6 hours, +2800m
Morning sightseeing in Osh – Suleiman Too, History Museum, Central Square.
Afternoon transfer to the Base Camp “AchikTash”, situated at the foot of Lenin peak (7134m).
The “Achik-Tash” BC is placed at 3600m asl by the mountain stream at a picturesque glade providing excellent views of the Lenin Peak massif, its northern slopes. A lot of moraine lakes are scattered around.
Accommodation in the tents.
Day 10.Base Camp “AchikTash” – Camp1
12km, 5-6 hours, +800 m.
Ascend to Camp 1 Over Puteshestvennikov pass. From BC we head over the Puteshestvinnikov Pass (4200m). The ascent usually takes 1-1.5 hours by a good path. From the pass you’llsee excellent views of Lenin peak and Lenin glacier. Sometimes there is snow on the pass. Then we descend to the left moraine of the Lenin glacier. Further we should cross the river carefully. The best time for crossing is early morning, as the river rises rapidly throughout at this time. Across the left moraine of glacier to the Lenin glacier (4100m) and hike to camp 1 (4400 m).
Day 11. Camp 1 – “AchikTash” Base camp
12km, 3-4hours, - 800 m.
Descend to the Base Camp. Today you’ll repeatway of day before in back direction.
Day 12. “AchikTash” Base Camp – Osh city.
Drive 280km/6 hours, - 2800m
Transfer to Osh city over Taldyk pass. En Route we may stop in SaryMogol village, visit Pamir-Alai families who demonstrate us their traditions and rituals (extra cost).
Day 13. Departure home.
Transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.
End of our service
P.S. Some parts of the tour are subject to change. Available tour with the fixed dates.