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Over the Talas Ala-Too Range Towards Sary-Chelek Lake

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810 $
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At night under the stars Sary-Chelek travel tours

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Sary-Chelek reserve 

Are you ready for a breathtaking adventure in Kyrgyzstan? Look no further than Sary-Chelek Travel! Our Talas Sary-Chelek tour will take you on a journey through some of the most stunning landscapes in the country.

Experience the beauty of clear waters, pristine lakes, majestic waterfalls, and towering mountains. Immerse yourself in the nomadic way of life, surrounded by shepherds and diverse landscapes that will leave you in awe.

 Sary-Chelek Nature Reserve is a haven for nature lovers, boasting lush greenery, vibrant flowers, and a variety of trees. It is truly the greenest place in Kyrgyzstan, offering a unique and unforgettable experience for all who visit.

 Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the wonders of Kyrgyzstan with Sary-Chelek Travel. Book your adventure today!


Category: trekking 

Duration: 8 days trekking

Level of difficulty: Medium 

Best season: end of June to September 

Requirements: trekking boots, weatherproof warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, torch, tent, sleeping bag and sleeping pad

Itinerary: town Talas - Chiim-Tash pass – Kara-Kuldzha pass – Kotormo or Kashka-Suu pass – Kara-Suu lake - Kotormo pass - Sary-Chelek Reserve – Kara-Suu village

Day 1: Leave Bishkek. Arrive in Talas. Dinner. Accommodation in a CBT home stay. 

Day 2: Breakfast. Transfer to Madaniyat village. Meet the guide and support team. The tour starts alongside a stream towards the Urmaral Gorge. Short picnic lunch. Supper and overnight camp near two rivers junction. Trekking time – 5/6 hours. 

Talas to sary-Chelek tours
Campin in Chiim-Tash valley

Day 3: Breakfast. Starts the trekking hours following the Chiimtash River. Short picnic lunch. By the way you can see orthographic art on the rock, that was drawn many years ago by nomadic people on the way. Supper and overnight camp near two lakes. Trekking time – 5/6 hours. 

Boirok-Kol camping

Day 4: Breakfast. Tour crosses Talas Range over the Chiyim-Tash pass (3600 m). Cross steep and stony.On the top perfect panorama view you can see Chatkal range and Talas Ala Too range. Pass by shepherd’s yurts and animals. Short picnic lunch. Supper and overnight in a camp in the mountains Kara-Kuldzha valley. Trekking duration – 6/7 hours. 

Sary-Chelek tours Chiim-Tash pass
Kara-Kulja valley Sary-Chelek to Talas tours

Day 5: Breakfast. Walking alongside mountain river towards the Kara-Kuldzha pass (3161 m). View griffins and marmots. Short picnic lunch during the day. Walking hours – 6/7 hours. 

Korumdu pass

Day 6: Breakfast. This day is quite tough. Ascent to Kashka-Suu pass challenging but rewarding. Short picnic lunch during the day. Supper and overnight in a camp, on the shore of Lake Kara-Suu. Duration – 7/8 hours. 

Sary-Chelek travel tours Korumdu pass

Day 7: Day off! This day you can enjoy with nature you can swim, you can go the waterfall and take photos

Kara-Kamysh camping

Day 8: Breakfast. Cross Kotormo pass (2446 m) into Sary-Chelek National Reserve. Observe stunning panoramas, trees, and wild animals. Visit different lakes. Short picnic lunch. Walking hours – 6/7 hours.

Sary-Chelek travel tours

Day 9: Breakfast. Walking through Sary-Chelek orchards and forests. Arrive at Kara-Suu village. Acquaintance with local lifestyle and habits. Short picnic lunch during the day. Shower, supper and overnight in a local homestay. Trekking hours – 6/7 hours. 

Kyzyl-Kol village

Day 10:Breakfast. Transfer to Bishkek or Osh.

Attention: The above description is given for an 8-day trekking tour! 

Tour map

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