Level of Difficulty: Moderate to difficult (Two passes: 4023 m, 3893 m)
Best season: July – September
Accommodation: Shepherd’s yurt or tent
Group size: max. 10 people
You need to bring: Trekking boots, weatherproof warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, sleeping bag and mat if you sleep in tent
Itinerary: Bokonbaevo – Tuura-Suu – Tong-Ashuu (4023 m) – Teshin-Kul - Tosor-Ashuu (3893 m) - Kyl-Bel - Boz Salkyn - Bokonbaevo
After breakfast at your guest house you will be picked up at 9 o’clock with the horses. You will ascend to over 2000 m of altitude to “Tong Ashuu” pass which is at 4023 m. After that the trail continues to the hot springs of “Jihuu-Suu”. Overnight in tents or yurts.
You will go up to “Teshin-Kul” Lake at 3727 m. There you have the possibility to go fishing. The fish you catch will later be prepared for dinner. After that you will descend and stay close to the extraordinary rock formation “Ych-Emchek”, which means “three breasts”.
The tour continues up in the mountains where you will enjoy beautiful landscapes and panoramas. You will sleep close to the seconds pass “Tosor-Ashuu” at 3893 m.
After crossing “Tosor-Ashuu” you will descend. During this part of the trail you will see the astonishing panorama of Issyk-Kul Lake. You will spend the night at “Kyl-Bel” (3000m).
On this day our tour takes you further down to the yurt camp “Boz Salkyn” where you will experience real shepherd’s life. It’s located next to the sacred mountain “Tatar-Ata “.
On the last day you will go back to Bokonbaevo. The tour will finish in the early afternoon.