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6 days hiking and climbing in Ala-Archa National Park

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Misha Danichkin

Kyrgyzland

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6 days hiking and climbing in Ala-Archa National Park

This is one of the best tour for hikers and mountain lovers to do around Bishkek. The aim of the trip is Ak-Sai glacier and few peaks above it. Classical alpine terrain with granit rocks and blue ice, ibex, snowcocks and some other typical high mountain inhabitants are the highlight in this program. Accommodation in mountain lodge make the trip much more comfortable rather than stay in tents. All you need is thirst for adventure! The rest we manage!

DAY 1

Approach to Ratcek hut

Meeting with guide and transfer to the Ala-Archa National Park (50 km). The trek starts from former mountaineering camp “Alplager Ala-Archa”. The path follows us through fir forests and bring to mountain plateau. On half way we stop for rest at Ak-Sai waterfall. Then continue along steep moraines till “Ratzek” mountain hut. Read more

Ratcek hut, 2 nights
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DAY 2

Ascent to Uchitel peak (4545m)

During the day we make ascent to one of the highest peak in the region. Standing on the summit in good weather day you will be able to see other mountains and Chu valley many kilometers away. Ascent to the peak goes along scree and rocky slopes and ridges, however don’t require special climbing skills and using ropes or other safety equipment. Read more

Ratcek hut, 2 nights
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DAY 3

Trek to “Korona” refuge

This day we move to the higher mountain hut, which represent itself a small metal cabin, standing on the side moraine of Ak-Sai glacier at the footstep of Korona Mountain. On the way we cross the glacier, where crampons and harnesses are necessary equipment.

Korona refuge, 2 nights
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DAY 4

Trek on the glacier

Day of rest and walks along the glacier. During the day we can follow to “Bear end” of the glacier and come closer to famous walls of Ak-Sai glacier – Free Korea peak, Bailan Bashi peak, 5th-6th tower of Korona peak.

Korona hut, 2 nights
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DAY 5

Ascent to Box peak (4300m)

This peak is situated opposite of Uchitel peak. Ascent to this peak allows you to see Ak-Sai mountain chain from a different site. Also this peak is famous because of the grat view to Korona peak (4860m) and Semenov-Tien-Shansky peak (4895m) the highest peak in the region. There are two ways to reach the summit. First is the easiest one, which follows along scree slopes from the South-East side of the peak. And second from Teke-Tor pass. This route would be interesting for those, who likes adventures and rock climbing. After ascent return to Ratzek hut. Read more

Ratcek hut, 1 night
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DAY 6

Descent and return to Bishkek

Descend to the initial point of the trek. Taking a car and drive back to Bishkek.

Bishkek
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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Ak-Sai Glacier
Hotel Ratcek hut
Day 3
Location Korona Glacier
Hotel Korona refuge
Day 5
Location Ak-Sai Glacier
Hotel Ratcek hut

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer to/from Ala-Archa National Park
  • Accommodation in mountain hut
  • Cook and Full board during all tour
  • Local mountain guide (english speaking)
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee to Ala-Archa National Park
  • Porters to help carrying camping staff and private things of tourists (8kg per person)

Package excludes

  • Accommodation in hotels in Bishkek before and after the program
  • Airfare
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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THE TEAM

Yaroslav Nikotin

Mountain guide. Member of the Kyrgyz Mountain Guides Association.

Eli Khasanova

Tour-manager, guide, photographer

Our company works since 1997. We love our job and wish to share this love among our guests!

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