T-7. Northern Tien-Shan
Itinerary: Bishkek - Tuyuk Issykatinsky - Kok Moinok - Tuyuk - Tusok - Kok Moinok - Issyk-Kul - Bishkek
Duration: 9 days
Best season: June-August
Accommodation: hotels, tents
Tour grade: moderate

The route goes along the picturesque gorges of the Northern Tian Shan on the height of 8000m to 3000m. It is the zone of fir forests, changed with alpine meadows and juniper groves. Rough mountain rivers with numerous waterfalls, high-mountain lakes with a unique color of the water. The picture is finished with hanging glaciers. The flora and fauna is very rich, so it is not surprising to meet a herd of wild goats. This is the only chance to see and feel the life of nomadic people - shepherds. Please have a look at the sites in the itinerary.

Day 1
Meeting at the airport, transfer to Bishkek and acquaintance with the capital. You will visit the Historical Museum. A drive to the nature park Ala-Archa.
Day 2
Drive to the "Tuyuk Issyk-Atinsky". Acclimatization.
Tuyuk Issyk-Atinsky
Day 3
Crossing Kok-Moinok gorge to the high mountain lake (2800m)
Day 4
Walk to the lakes Ala-Kol, Kara-Kol, Jashil and even under the glacier.

Day 5
Crossing to the Tuyuk gorge through Kok-Moinok (3100m) to the hunter's shelter.

Day 6
Descent to the Tusok gorge to the base camp. Overnight in tents.

Day 7
Drive to Issyk-Kul on the way we will take a walk along the Kok-Moinok canyons. Accommodation in the camping on the seashore of the lake.
Kok-Moinok canyons
Day 8
Rest on the Issyk-Kull lake.
Issyk-Kull lake
Day 9
Drive to Bishkek, on the way an excursion to the Burana Tower which is located in the capital of the former state of Karahanid power.
Burana Tower
Day 10 Departure to the onward Destination

Level of difficulty. This tour can be recommended for the people who are able to make long walks and passes for 5-7 hours a day..
Conditions: You must take warm clothes , hiking boots, raincoat, sunprotective cream, a hat from the sun, sleeping suck.
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