Great excursion in the Terskey range

11 Days


11 days trekking from Karakol to Kyzyl Suu by the high pastures

We propose here an original and easier alternative that replaces the classic trek "road concrete" comes into his collars to over 3800 m. and often snowy. This hike avoids beaten track and is available all year.


D 1 / Bishkek - Karakol

Transfer by local bus to Karakol. In the morning, transportation by marchroutka to the new bus station for buses to Karakol. Stop on the road to a local restaurant for lunch, and then transfer by the northern shore of Issyk Kul lake. Arrival in Karakol, check into our guesthouse.

Irdik lake west

D 2 / Karakol - Irdyk lake west

The day hiking start from the city of Karakol, then we join a plateau with a panorama of Issyk Kul lake and Karakol city. At midday, we are already in the middle of green pasture. In the afternoon, we cross small fir tree forest and visit Irdik's lakes. Overnight in tents.

Kyzyl Djar

D 3 / Irdyk lake west - Kyzyl Djar gorge

Trekking from Irdyk to West Lake 3150m. to Kyzyl Djar canyon 2500m, overnight in tents. (mountain scenery, glacier, mountain lakes and pastures and red hollow, forest)

Jeti Oguz

D 4 / Kyzyl Djar gorge - Jeti Oguz valley

After big breakfast we start our hiking through the Jety Oguz pass 3400, and possible to ascent Jeti Oguz mount 3550m. to get a better view on Oguz Bashi mount, descent to Djety Oguz valley. Overnight in yurts. (2300m.)

Kichi Kyzyl Suu

D 8 / From Chong Kyzyl Suu to Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu

We hike back to Ak-Tash, then we ascend a plateau which opens a beautiful view of Lake Issyk-Kul. Descent to the Kichi Kyzyl-Suu Valley. Overnight in tents at 2350m. 5-6 hours walk, 16 km.

D 9 / Kichi-Kyzyl-Suu - Tamga

In the morning, walk till the Juukutchak valley (2-3h - 7km), possibility to have bath in the hot water springs. Lunch, then drive to Tamga (50km), a small village well-known from soviet time for its healthy climate. Night in guesthouse.

Issyk Kul lake

D 10 / Tamga - Bishkek

Transfer to Bishkek by the southern shore of Lake Issyk Kul, arrived in Bishkek in the afternoon, visit the baths, night in guesthouse.

Manas International Airport

D 11 / 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. 



  • 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.)

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; 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

Nomad Land and its team would like to present a region situated in middle Tian-Shan. Kyrgyzstan, the country of nomads located in the center of Central Asia, offers widely unexplored mountains. Kyrgyz people, who keep the tradition of hospitality, live peacefully inside landscapes of a surprising diversity of landscapes (meadows, deserts and also canyons, high alpine valleys, steppes, lakes in waters turquoise), which makes the country the pearl of Central Asia. In summer as in winter, Nomad Land invites you for the unpublished programs.



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