Trekking in Ala-Archa gorge - Trekking near Bishkek
Trekking in Ala-Archa gorge

Trekking near Bishkek

Trekking in Ala-Archa gorge
(Trekking near Bishkek)

The famous Ala-Archa gorge is located on the Kyrgyz ridge. The length of the ridge is 375 km. On the territory of Kyrgyzstan it begins in the Boom gorge and ends in Kazakhstan in the city of Taraz.

The highest point of the Kyrgyz ridge is the peak of Semenov-Tyan-Shanskiy 4875 m. There are many gorges on the Kyrgyz ridge with a wide variety of routes but the most popular gorge is Ala-Archa. Many people know Ala-Archa as an Alplager of 2,100 m height. Many peaks can be conquered here in just one day.

Many climbers and tourists begin their journey in Ala-Archa where training camps, runnings, and other various events take place. Also, the most important feature of Ala-Archa is that it has many routes - more than 100 and they are all of various categories of difficulty.

Many climbers acclimatize here before Lenin Peak and other seven-thousanders of Kyrgyzstan. This program is suitable both for those who want to discover new peaks and for acclimatization before difficult ascents to higher peaks.

Available dates

  • July 08-14.2022 | 10 places Book
  • July 23-29.2022 | 10 places Book
  • August 06-12.2022 | 10 places Book
  • August 20-26.2022 | 10 places Book
  • Individual dates and a program from Osh to Osh are available. Contact the program manager.

Trip details

Intensity Level 3
Season Summer
Begins in Bishkek
Ends in Bishkek
Airport Airport Manas (FRU)
Airport out Airport Manas (FRU)
Wildlife Mountain goats, Marmots, Birds, Predator birds, Rodents

Price: $ 400 (≥ 8 people)
≥ 6 people in the group: $ 450 per person
≥ 4 people in the group: $ 525 per person
≥ 2 people in the group: $ 705 per person

Great for Families Couples Individuals

The program is suitable both for beginners and professional climbers in trekking routes and for acclimatization before difficult ascents. If your goal is to undergo acclimatization before Lenin Peak or other peaks then this option is more than suitable for you. The entire program is based on trekking routes without ice training or other technical equipment.

What's Included:

  • Trekking guide from day 1 till day 6
  • Accommodation in a Guest house in Ala–Archa (Alplager) - 3 nights
  • Accommodation in Ratsek’s hut - 2 nights
  • Accommodation in Bishkek - 1 night
  • Meal by the program. See information for each day
  • Transport according to the program
  • Ecological fee in Ala-Archa gorge

What's not included:

  • Personal expenses
  • Sleeping bag (for overnights in Ratsek hut)
  • Meals - see information for each day
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Any changes to the program
  • Insurance (obligatory)
Day
1

Arrival. Arrival at Manas airport, meet with the guide and transfer to Bishkek, lunch. After lunch, we will drive 40 kilometers from Bishkek to the Ala-Archa gorge (alplager) at an altitude of 2,100 meters. On the way you will visit the market; we will buy food for 2 lunches. Upon arrival, accommodation in the Guest house in Ala–Archa gorge. Meals: no.

Day
2

Today you have some trekking options: Redial trekking to Golubina glacier. Glacier is located at the height of 3,860 m, 7 - 8 km/ 4 - 5 hours Redial trekking to Adygene Lake in Adygene gorge. The lake is located at an altitude of 3,560 m, ~12 km / 6 - 7 hours Redial trekking to the upper of Ala-Archa gorge, ~ 30 km/9 - 10 hours Redial trekking to the Komsomolets Peak 4,204 m, ~ 15 km/ 8 - 9 hours Redial trekking to the Agitator peak 4,244 m, ~ 17, 5 km/8 - 9 hours

Every evening we will return to the Guest house for overnight and dinner. Breakfast and dinner can be ordered in the café. The café is located on the territory of the guest house.

Meals: no

Day
3

Today you have some trekking options: Redial trekking to Golubina glacier. Glacier is located at the height of 3,860 m, 7 - 8 km/ 4 - 5 hours Redial trekking to Adygene Lake in Adygene gorge. The lake is located at an altitude of 3,560 m, ~12 km / 6 - 7 hours Redial trekking to the upper of Ala-Archa gorge, ~ 30 km/9 - 10 hours Redial trekking to the Komsomolets Peak 4,204 m, ~ 15 km/ 8 - 9 hours Redial trekking to the Agitator peak 4,244 m, ~ 17, 5 km/8 - 9 hours

Every evening we will return to the Guest house for overnight and dinner. Breakfast and dinner can be ordered in the café. The café is located on the territory of the guest house.

Meals: no

Day
4

Hiking from Alplager to Rutsek hut. Trekking to the Ratsek’s hut, 3,300 m / 4 - 6 hours. After breakfast, we collect our things and trek to Ratsek’s hut. In Ratsek’s hut lunch will be waiting for us. After lunch, you may have an easy hike or rest. Accommodation in the hut.

Meals: Lunch/Dinner

Day
5

Trekking to Uchitel peak 4530 m. Breakfast. After breakfast, we will take lunch with us and trek to Uchitel Peak. The route is not difficult, the trail is mostly clearly visible. Lunch on the top. After lunch, descent to Ratsek's hut overnight.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch boxes/Dinner

Day
6

Ratsek – Alplager - Bishkek. Overnight in Bishkek, Hotel 3* Meals: Breakfast

Day
7

End of program. The end of the acclimatization program. Today you start another climbing program. Meals: Breakfast

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720021, Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek, Lineinaya str. 1a