Ski touring at the foot of Boobash Ata

9 Days
Winter Sports

Kyrgyzstan

9 days ski touring in Arslanbob mountains

Heavy snowfalls in the Ferghana mountains make Arslanbob a excellent site for ski-touring till Spring. You will discover amazing landscapes during your trip from Bishkek to Arslanbob. Mountains of Arslanbob at the foot of the Boobash Ata summit offer wide skiing possibilities. The Arslanbob region has the particularity to be inhabited by people from Uzbek origine. Architecture, way of life and traditions are different from others Kyrgyz mountains.

Program

Suusamyr valley

D 1 / Transfert to Toktogul

Road to the south of Kyrgyzstan. We drive through a tunnel at 3580m. A stroll will welcome nearly Tunnel. Suite drive by car, down to the upper Suusamyr valley, situated between 2500 and 2800 m. Large green space dominated by the yurts and herds of horses. At the end of the day we arrive at Toktogul, a large village on the edge of a large dam Toktogul. Overnight guest house.

Toktogul water reservoir

D 2 / Toktogul - Arslanbob village

Transfer to Arslanbob. Driving up to the Toktogul Dam. Picnic on the shore of the reservoir. then getting to the canyon raising over the Naryn River. On the main highway Osh-Bishkek drive to the Fergana Valley. Dinner in Djalal - Abad. Setting off for great walnut forests. Visiting a small waterfall sacred for local people. Overnight in homestay.

Arslanbob

D 3 / Ski touring in Arslanbob

  • Après le petit déjeuner, vous vous préparerez et vous vous dirigerez vers les montagnes.
  • Assurez-vous d'abord que tout le monde ait son équipement de sécurité et vérifiez l'état de la neige, puis on planifie  la journée.
  • Le reste de la journée sera passé dans les montagnes.
  • Déjeuner dans les montagnes.
  • À la fin de la journée, retour au camp de base et le dîner.
Arslanbob

D 4 / Day ski-touring on Jaz-Jarym pastures

Breakfast, early morning start to ski in Jayloo Jaz-Jarym, lunch or small picnic, dinner, overnight in tent or come back to village to B&B house

CBT Arslanbob

D 7 / Ski Touring in Arslanbob

  • After an early breakfast you will gear up and head into the mountains.
  • First check to make sure everyone has all of their safety equipment and check the condition of the snow and then make a plan for the day.
  • The rest of the day will be spent in the mountains.
  • Lunch in the mountains.
  • At the end of the day head back to the base camp where dinner will be ready for you. Or back to the village.
Osh city

D 8 / Arslanbob village - Bishkek

Early in the morning breakfast, then transfer to the south. Drive along the fields of Uzbek farmers in the Fergana Valley. Visit the minaret of the eleventh century and the mausoleum of Shah-Fazil and have lunch in a local restaurant in Uzgen. Afternoon, visit of Osh city, its market and the Throne of King Solomon (a hill in the middle of town called "Suliman Too"). Late afternoon flight Osh-Bishkek. Overnight in a guest house or hotel in Bishkek.

Manas International Airport

D 9 / Bishkek - Manas International Airport

Depending on your flight time, your guide will join you to the airport and help you check in for your flight.  If your flight is later in the day your guide will show you more places in Bishkek before your flight.

We hope you enjoyed your trip to Kyrgyzstan and we hope you come back again to explore other counties in Central Asia with us. 

Map

Info

Include:
  • Organization of the stay
  • All transfers in vehicle incl. A / R airport
  • French speaking tour guide
  • Full board incl. drinking water
  • Accommodation described in the program
  • Carrying luggage during trekking and horse riding
  • Rent camping equipment (tents, mats, kitchen utensils)
  • All the visits indicated in the program
  • Entry fees at national parks or nature reserves
  • Entry fees at museums mentioned in the program
  • National or regional flights specified in the program
Non Include:
  • Insurance repatriation and CR insurance
  • International airfare and taxes
  • Alcohol or sweetened mineral water
  • Additional services not mentioned in the program
  • Staff costs and rental of personal equipment (ATV, sleeping bag, water bottle, flashlight, etc.)
  • Tips
  • Additional costs due to personal problems (health, loss of luggage, etc.)
Remarks:

Since July 27, 2012, the visa is not any more required for the persons of Swiss, EU, US, Canadian and Japanese nationalities (in total 44 new countries, for more information visit www.nomadsland.kg); passport should be with minimum of 6 months validity for period of 60 days maximum. Vaccination is not mandatory.

This is a draft program. It can be changed due to changes of flight schedules, safetely reasons, weather conditions and others imponderable or unforeseen conditions. Only our tour guide is authorized to take the necessary decisions. Prices are calculated daily and are subject to change in case of wide fluctuations in prices or exchange rates.

Though Kyrgyzstan evidenced caravans over 3000 years it is still a young developing country and infrastructure of villages is not at a very high level. Refusing hospitality might be offensive and in order to avoid misunderstanding one had better to read some guidebooks and other books about Kyrgyzstan before getting prepared to visit.

Hope to see you soon.


Nomad’s Land Team

Tired of skiing the same resorts and cutting the same lines?

Are you looking for a backcountry adventure where you're able to ski from the doors of your camp?  

Here at Nomad's Land, we have the local knowledge of the best places to ski tour and which aspects are the safest to ski.

On our tours, we love to have a mix of skinning, skiing, horseback riding, snowshoeing and cat skiing in one tour.

In addition, we have some really amazing base camps, ski in ski out Yurts near Karakol, guesthouses at the foot of the mountains in Chong Kemin and Arslanbob, amazing alpine huts in Altyn-Arashan and Chong Kyzyl Suu and even in Suusamyr.

Depending on the wishes of our guests we are able to provide them Kyrgyz, Russian and Swiss Guides or you can bring your own guide with you.

No matter what type of adventure you're looking for, we have the experience and local knowledge to make your trip to Kyrgyzstan unforgettable.

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