ala kul lake

Ala Kul Trek: 5-Day Hiking Adventure in Kyrgyzstan

5 Day




This 5-day trek immerses you in the heart of the Kyrgyz Tian Shan, culminating at the breathtaking Ala Kul Lake. Hike through diverse landscapes, from lush valleys and snow-capped peaks to alpine meadows and shimmering lakes. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, encounter local nomads, and relax in Altyn-Arashan’s hot springs. This unforgettable adventure awaits experienced hikers seeking a challenge and breathtaking scenery.


Day 1: Karakol – Zheti Oguz – Telety Pass

After breakfast pick up from your hotel and drive Jeti-Oguz gorge 50min (35km). The trek will start at the Broken Heart, you will hike half way to Telety Pass ~4-5 hours (10km). Overnight in the tent (Elevation: 2843m)


Day 2: Telety pass – Alp camp

We are moving to Karakol valley today and starting with climbing to Telety Passover (3800m). There are two steep ascents at the beginning of this passover, but you will enjoy the view on the top. Descent to Telety-East valley until the first convenient place to have lunch. After lunch descent to Karakol Valley to Alp Camp, located on altitude 2500m.

Day 3: Alp Camp – Ala-Kul lake – Keldike valley

Today we climbing to Ala-kul lake (3533m). You will be amazed by this extraordinary lake. Ala-Kul lake is a rock-dammed and hidden treasure between lofty Terskey Ala Too Mountains. It lies at an altitude of approximately 3533 meters. In addition, you will be able to see the glacier where this lake begins. Ascending this Passover you will also have an opportunity to enjoy with inexpressible view of mountain summits, such Djigit, Karakol and Tashtanbek peaks. Climbing to Ala-Kul peak (3800 m) and descent to Keldike valley. Overnight in tent.

Day 4: Keldike valley – Altyn-Arashan

Our next point is Altyn-Arashan valley. Extremely picturesque views of Altyn-Arashan attract large number of tourists. Altyn-Arashan resort is famous for hot springs. You will take a bath in the pool with radon water. Dinner and accommodation in guesthouse or yurt.

Day 5: Altyn-Arashan – Karakol

A leisure morning at Altyn-Arashan, explore the surroundings. Later, trek down to the foothill, then transfer by car back to Karakol. Lunch in restaurant, drive to your hotel. End of the tour.

  • Transportation, driver, Fuel, Petrol (Drivers waiting time)
  • Porters (in Ala Kul lake)
  • Cook
  • Guide translator
  • Accommodation,
  • Meals,
  • Hot spring shower
  • Parks tickets
  • Mineral water
  • Tent, sleeping bag, gas, dishes
  • Travel insurance,
  • Air tickets,
  • Alcohol
  • Tax of bank,

1 person $750

2 people = $570 per person

3 people = $490 per person

4 people = $450 per person

5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 people = $420 per person


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Start date: June 1, 2024
End date: September 15, 2024
Available place 10 places

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