Ski Touring Holidays in Kyrgyzstan

Ski Touring Holidays in Kyrgyzstan

KYRGYZSTAN is an endless country of mountains full of beauty and the spirit of nomads! If you spend your winter holidays here, then you will be amazed by the beauty of the heavenly mountains and the hospitality of the locals.

For lovers of active rest, we have hidden the most “delicious” slopes for skiing. Every day new slopes, new views and discoveries. And certified guides will always find the best and safest descent and ascent lines for you!

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Group size: 4-10 people Meals: Breakfast and dinner Season: December-March Trip duration: 10 days / 9 nights

Short description

Winter vacations that you spend with us, you will never forget, because a fairy tale is not possible to forget.

Type of tour

Activities


Includes:

  • Transfer for the whole program
  • Accommodation for the whole program
  • Meals during the accommodation (B-/-D)
  • Taxes and entrance fees
  • Guide service
  • Dinner in Dungan family
  • Hot springs
  • Diner in ethno-cafe
  • Snacks during ski tours
  • Bishkek bazaar to purchase souvenirs
  • A walk in Bishkek center
  • Farewell dinner

Not included:

  • Ski equipment
  • Avalanche equipment (beeper transceiver, probe, shovel)
  • Meals during transfer (road cafe)
  • Purchases
  • Lunches.
  • Ski passes.
  • Snowcat and snowmobile (70 EUR/person)
  • Extras (soft drinks, alcoholics, spirits, etc.)
  • Flight to/from the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Tips for staff
  • Anything not shown in INCLUDED
  • PCR test.
  • Personal expenses.

Type of tour:

Activities

Notes

  • It is necessary to have warm clothes, spare clothes, spare shoes, sunglasses, swimsuit, sunscreen, ski crampons. We recommend ski bindings 100 mm, ski skins, and avalanche equipment.
  • Good physical fitness and experience is required. As well as endurance to deal with the height differences.
  • The weather is very cold in winter -20 ° C or even more, so please take your warm clothes and necessary equipment for ski.
  • Bring your own medicine for headache and stomach and your own first-aid kit with the necessary medications.
  • Money. You can take USD or EUR. In money exchange places in Bishkek, you can change to KGS (som – a local currency) both of them.
  • Shopping in local bazaars. Working time is 09.00 – 19.00 from Tuesday – Sunday. On Monday’s day off.
  • PCR TEST INFORMATION

Express test 2400 KGS (4-5 hours)

Result in 1 Day 1700 KGS

Nurse Service inviting to the hotel 1000 KGS per group

Preparation for testing:

Do not eat, drink, brush your teeth, rinse your mouth/throat, chew gum, or smoke at least 3 hours before taking oropharyngeal (pharyngeal) swabs.

We reserve the right to make incremental changes to the program due to the flight schedules, weather and other conditions on the ground, hotel/guest house availability etc.

We hope for your understanding.

Itinerary

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Itinerarios

Day 1

Manas International Airport

Meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Resting time.
Bishkek City tour. Visiting Victory Square, Duboviy Park, Ala-Too Square, the History Museum, National philharmonic etc.
Stay at the hotel.

Day 2

Bishkek – Karakol

Transfer to Karakol city. On the way stop at the ATM and road cafe (lunch is paid by yourself). Accommodation in Memo’s Boutique Guest House (our Base) in Karakol city. Dinner in the guesthouse introducing our guides.
Detailed information:
Minimal altitude:650 meters
Average altitude:1360 meters
Highest altitude:1750 meters
Height difference:1100 meters
Distance by car:450 km. from Manas and 200 km. from Tamchy airports

Day 3

Ski-resort Karakol

Breakfast. A trip to the best ski resort in Kyrgyzstan. Skiing all day (The price does not include ski passes ($ 20 for the whole day)). Lunch at the caf? is paid for independently. The guides will show you all the trails and will always be with you. Drive back to Karakol at 16.00. Diner in Dungan family (Demonstration of national costumes, cuisine and customs.). Accommodation in MBGH.
Detailed information:
Minimal altitude:1700 meters
Average altitude:2350 meters
Highest altitude:3040 meters
Distance by car:45 km.

Day 4

Jergalan valley

Breakfast. Jergalan Valley, one of the best places in Kyrgyzstan for Skitour. We will get acquainted with the western part of the mountains. Coming back to our guesthouse we will stop for a bath at the hot springs (don’t forget your swimsuit and towel); you will enjoy bathing in warm water when everything is surrounded by snow. Dinner at our Base.
Detailed information:
Start altitude:2250 meters
Average altitude:2630 meters
Highest altitude:3150 meters
Height difference:900 meters
Distance uphill:7 kilometers
Maximum gradient:45 %
Average gradient:30 %

Day 5

Keregetash valley

Breakfast. Transfer to Keregetash village. There are excellent mountains for ski touring near the village. This location differs from others in that it has a steeper mountain and an exciting, long descent down. We will enter from one side of the mountain and descend from the other. Transfer to the city of Karakol. Dinner and accommodation in our guest house.
Detailed information:
Start altitude:1870 meters
Average altitude:2340 meters
Highest altitude:3020 meters
Height difference:1200 meters
Distance uphill:7 kilometers
Maximum gradient:48 %
Average gradient:20 %

Day 6

Turgen valley

Breakfast. Transfer to Turgen-Aksuu gorge to the ?Austrian Kiss? mountain. Skitour to the top and descent. Transfer back to Karakol city. Accommodation and dinner in our Base (1700 m.).
Detailed information:
Start altitude:2060 meters
Average altitude:2500 meters
Highest altitude:3120 meters
Height difference:1060 meters
Distance uphill:6 kilometers
Maximum gradient:45 %
Average gradient:25 %

Day 7

Boz-Uchuk valley

Breakfast. Transfer to the Valley located to the East of the city of Karakol. Pleasant smooth ascent lines and gorgeous views of the Issyk-Kul region. Most of the ski tour takes place in the forest. Transfer to Karakol stopping for a bath at Ak-Suu hot springs (don’t forget your swimsuit and towel). Dinner at our Base.
Detailed information:
Start altitude:1 957 meters
Average altitude:2470 meters
Highest altitude:3230 meters
Height difference:1270 meters
Distance uphill:7 kilometers
Maximum gradient:41 %
Average gradient:20 %

Day 8

Jergalan valley

Breakfast. On this day we will get acquainted with the eastern part of the mountains. One part of the region is not like another. High peaks above 4000 meters circle the entire Jergalan Valley and there are many options for ski touring. Experienced guides will show all of them. Transfer to Karakol city. After rest at our base, we will go to have dinner in an ethnic restaurant to enjoy local cuisine and say goodbye to our guides. Back to our guest house.
Detailed information:
Start altitude:2250 meters
Average altitude:2630 meters
Highest altitude:3150 meters
Height difference:900 meters
Distance uphill:7 kilometers
Maximum gradient:45 %
Average gradient: 30%

Day 9

Transfer to Bishkek city

Breakfast. Transfer to the Bishkek city, or airport ?Manas?. On the way stop at the road cafe (lunch is paid by yourself). We will visit in the afternoon a bazaar to purchase some handcraft souvenirs (not included in the program’s price), then go for a walk in the Bishkek center before having the Farewell Dinner in a typical restaurant or café. Accommodation in Bishkek.
Detailed information:
Minimal altitude:730 meters
Average altitude:1400 meters
Highest altitude:2000 meters
Distance by car:400 kilometers

Day 10

Leaving

Transfer to the airport. End of the program.

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    Som (Kyrgyz som) is the monetary unit of the Kyrgyz Republic. One som is equal to one hundred tyyns. Kyrgyzstan was one of the first countries of the former Soviet Union (and the first in post-Soviet Central Asia) to adopt its own national currency. The average exchange rate is about 85-95 KGS per dollar, or 95-105 KGS per euro. You can review the most recent exchange rate in: https://www.nbkr.kg/index.jsp?lang=ENG You can do it in a bank branch, but also in the center of Bishkek there are a huge number of exchange offices. When exchanging banknotes, they must be in very good condition and without any marks. Small denomination bills are exchanged at a slightly lower rate.
    In large cities, almost in any store you can pay for a purchase or service by credit card, but still cash is more welcome. As for the small villages and settlements, there is only cash.
    There are several mobile network operators in Kyrgyzstan. You can choose any of them: Beeline, Megacom, O! You can buy a SIM card in any shopping center, there are branches of various mobile operators. When you register you will be asked for your passport and offered the most convenient and advantageous tariff for you.
    For sure you would like to make a lot of photos and that's ok. In case of closed places or if you want to make photos to local people, ask first for permission, and remember to show a respectful attitude.
    There are mainly three types of public transport. Buses, trolleybuses and minibuses. The fee ranges from 11 to 15 som. (Less than 20 cents of euro). There is also a very good taxi service, with multiple companies and very affordable. An average trip by taxi can cost between 100 and 200 soms, that is, between 1 and 2 euros. There are shuttles between towns and cities. The cost depends on both the frequency and the distance.
    You can drive with your international permit and you can rent cars if you wish. But you can't taste a drop of alcohol. The traffic police can stop you at any roadblock and check your alcohol level. The tolerance is zero. If you have drunk, however little, you will have problems and you will have to pay a fine.

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