T-8. Trekking along the Northern Tien-Shan
Itinerary: Bishkek - Burana - Kegety - At-Jailoo - Kegety - Min-Teke - Kel-Tor - Issyk Kul - Bishkek
Duration: 10 days
Best season: June-August
Accommodation: hotels, tents
Tour grade: moderate

The tour starts in Bishkek the capital of Kyrgyzstan and goes through the beautiful mountain gorges of At-Djailoo, Sary-Bulak, Kegety and Kel-Tor. It includes visits to picturesque high mountain lakes and a dry, red-clay canyon.

Day 1
You will be met at the airport and taken to your accommodation in Bishkek. Check into the Hotel. Enjoy an excursion around Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Visit the State Historical museum, Fine Arts Museum and an eastern bazaar and stay overnight in a hotel. Bishkek
Day 2
Transfer by car to the Kegety gorge, visiting the Burana tower (70 km by car) en route. Viewing the waterfall. Stay overnight in tents at Jailoo Gorge.
Burana tower
Day 3
Excursion At-Jailoo gorge to the ancient miners. Stay overnight in tents (5 hours).

Day 4
Climb the Tez-Tor glacier to the Tez-Tor pass (3800m). Trekking to the Sary-Bulak and Kegety gorges. Stay overnight in tents. (8 hours).

Day 5
Trekking along the Kegety gorge to the Min-Teke gorge. Climb to the Alpine plateau (3200 m). Stay overnight in tents (7 hours)
Kegety gorge
Day 6
Climb to the Polosatyi gorge and then descend the Kel-Tor gorge to the Kel-Tor high mountain lake. Stay overnight in tents.(6 hours).
Kel-Tor lake.
Day 7
Trekking from the Kel-Tor lake to the forest zone. Stay overnight in tents.
Kel-Tor gorge.
Day 8
Transfer by road, from lake Kel-Tor to lake Issyk-Kul. Travel to the mysterious Kok-Moinok canyon en route. Stay in accommodation in a camp on the Issyk-Kul lake shore. (1606 m)
Day 9
Rest on the Issyk-Kul lake side. Take an excursion to see the stone inscriptions near Cholpon-Ata. Stay overnight in a hotel or camp.
stone inscriptions near Cholpon-Ata
Day 10
Transfer by car, from Cholpon-Ata to Bishkek. Go shopping for souvenirs. Stay overnight in a hotel.
Boom gorge
Day 11
In the morning check out of the hotel and depart from Bishkek.

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..
You must take warm clothes , hiking boots, raincoat, sunprotective cream, a hat from the sun, sleeping suck.
Kyrgyzstan travel