Trekking from Kozho-Kelen to Achik-Tash valley

Kozho-Kelen village

Trekking from Kozho-Kelen to Achik-Tash valley

The village Kozho-Kelen is located in Kyrgyzstan and is a unique place with stunning natural landscapes and a rich culture. This village, nestled in the picturesque valley, attracts tourists with its beautiful mountains, green meadows, and traditional Kyrgyz atmosphere.

One of the main features of Kozho-Kelen is its traditional architecture. The village is famous for its wooden houses, which were built centuries ago and have been well-preserved. These houses are characterized by their unique design and colorful patterns carved into the wooden elements. Visiting Kozho-Kelen allows you to immerse yourself in traditional Kyrgyz way of life and learn more about the local culture and history.

The village is also known for its cultural events and folklore festivals. In Kozho-Kelen, you can witness traditional dances and songs, folk games, and crafts. Tourists can participate in masterclasses on national crafts such as embroidery or Kyrgyz carpet-making.

Additionally, the surrounding areas of the village offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and adventures. Tourists can go hiking in the mountains, horseback riding, or visit nearby lakes. The nature of Kozho-Kelen captivates with its beauty and provides a chance to enjoy tranquility and solitude amidst picturesque landscapes.

Furthermore, the local residents of Kozho-Kelen are known for their hospitality and welcoming attitude towards visitors. They happily receive guests and share their traditions and customs. In the village, you can experience the warm hospitality of the Kyrgyz people and get a glimpse into their way of life.

Would you like to visit Kozho-Kelen? We invite you to go on an eight-day mountain adventure. You will be able to visit remote places in Kyrgyzstan, visit the base camp under Lenin Peak and make a trekking ascent to Yukhin Peak!


Day 1. Osh - Kozho-Kelen
Day 2. Trekking from Kozho-Kelen under the Djiptyk pass.
Day 3. Trekking through the Djiptyk pass (4175 m).
Day 4. Sary-Mogol - Base camp Achik-Tash 3600 m.
Day 5. Trekking from the Base Camp at 3600 m to the First Camp at 4200 m.
Day 6. Climbing Yukhin Peak 5130 m.
Day 7. Descent from the First Camp at 4200 m to the Base Camp at 3600 m.
Day 8. Base camp - Osh city.

What is included in the program:

• Trekking guide
• Transport according to the program.
• Meals according to the program, extra. See information for each day.
• Horses on day 2 and 3. You can load up to 10 kg of personal cargo per horse.
• Cook on day 2 and 3.
• Accommodation in the village of Kozho-Kelen, in the house of local residents (double).
• Tents for accommodation on day 2 and 3 (double).
• Accommodation in tents in the Base Camp (double).
• Accommodation in tents in the First Camp (double).
• Accommodation in Osh 1 night (double).

Evgenia Reis

Evgenia Reis

The author of travel stories in Kyrgyzstan, fully or partially built on her personal travel experience. Manager of Asia Mountains Company.

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