T-13. Barskoon - Arashan
Itinerary: Bishkek - Tamga - Barskoon - Zhuuku - Ashu-Tor - Zhuukuchak - Zhumatai - Chon-Kyzyl-Suu - Jeti-Oguz - Yrdyk - Dendro Park - Arashan - Ala-Kol - Anyr Tor - Arashan - Karakol - Bishkek
Duration: 16 days
Best season: June-August
Accommodation: hotel, guest house, tent, yurt
Tour grade: moderate

Day 1
Arrival in Bishkek.
Moving to the village Tamga.
Accommodation in guest house. The Rest.
Swimming in the lake Issyk-Kul.

Day 2
Transfer from Tamga to the Juuku pass by Barskoon gorge (3633 meters) , driving hours 1-2, meet with the team, packing equipment, crossing Juuku pass.
Walking hours 7-8.
Camping in Juukó valley.
Day 3
Trekking along the Juuku gorge to the bottom of the Ashuu-Tor pass.
Walking hours 6-7, overnight in tents, camping elevation 2600 meters
Day 4
Crossing the Ashuu Tor pass (3800 meters elevation) to the Juukuchak gorge, walking hours 6-7, overnight in the tent.
Day 5
Trekking to the Jumatai pass (3500 meters elevation), camping on the bottom of the pass.
Walking hours 5-6, overnight in the tent.

Day 6
Crossing the Jumatai pass to the Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge, camping in the gorge, walking hours 6-7.
Overnight in the tent.
Day 7
Crossing to the Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge, overnight in the tent, close to the Hot springs, bathing in the hot springs.
Walking hours 5-6.
Day 8
Crossing the Jili-Suu pass (2500 meters elevation) to the Jeti-Ogyz gorge (valley of flowers), overnight in the yrt camp.
Walking hours 6-7.
Day 9
Trekking to the Yrdyk gorge, overnight in the tent, walking hours 4-5.

Day 10
Walking to the Yrdyk Lakes – Kara–Kol Lake and Jashyl-Kol Lake.
Walking hours 5-6, overnight in the tents.

Day 11
Trekking to the Dendro park, overnight in the tent, walking hours 6-7.

Day 12
Walking along the Arashan gorge from DendroPark to the Arashan hot springs, overnight the tent.
Walking hours 4-5.
Bathing in the hot springs.
Day 13
Make a day hike to the Ala-Kol Lake, walk up to the top of the pass Ala-Kol pass 3860 meters, back to the dormitory.
Walking hours 8-9, overnight in the tent.

Day 14
Make a Day hike to the Anyr-Tor gorge with small lakes, walking hours 5-6, back to the Arashan gorge, overnight in the tent.

Day 15
Walk down to the beginning of Arashan gorge, back to Karakol.
Walking hours 3-4.
Day 16
Transfer to Bishkek.
Coming back home.
Level of difficulty. This tour is oriented on the people with a good level of training, because long tours for 5-7 hours a day are planned and you have to have an experience of climbing the glaciers.
Conditions.You must have warm clothes, comfortable walking shoes, jacket for the rain, sun protective cream, a hat for the sun and sleeping bed.
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