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Trekking Union of Kyrgyz Republic: Calendar for December 2016 — January 2017

Trekking Union of Kyrgyz Republic: Calendar for December 2016 — January 2017

Trekking Union of Kyrgyz Republic has published its calendar of tours for December 2016 — January 2017. There are 14 tours planned including tours to ski resorts, horseback tours, tours to different gorges and lakes — there is definitely a lot to choose from. So if you decided to dedicate some time to outdoor activities, you can choose from the calendar below.

Dec 17, Saturday, 8 am: Horseback Tour in Chon-Kemin Valley

One-day horseback tour in Chon-Kemin valley with five to six hours of horse riding.

Recommended gear: comfortable footwear, clothes for horse riding, sports pants, a sweater, gloves, a raincoat, and a hat.

Price: KGS 1,600 per person (for a group of eight to ten people, price includes transportation), KGS 1,400 for TUK members.


Dec 18, Sunday, 9 am: Tour to Alamedin Gorge

One-day tour to Alamedin Gorge with a picnic.

Recommended gear: hiking boots, sunglasses, trekking poles, a wind jacket, and a backpack.

Price: KGS 400 per person (for a group of fifteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 280 for TUK members.


Dec 24, Saturday, 9 am: Cross-country Skiing

Cross-country skiing training session with possible snowshoes tour and sledding in Ata-Beiit Memorial Complex next to Chon-Tash village.

Recommended gear: cross-country skis will be provided for rent — KGS 350 (KGS 250 for TUK members).

Price: KGS 350 per person (for a group of twelve to fourteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 250 for TUK members.


Dec 25, Sunday, 9 am: Tour to Issyk-Ata's Frozen Waterfall

Tour to Issyk-Ata's frozen waterfall with a picnic. The road is 160 km from Bishkek, hiking route is 6 km, elevation change is 200 m. Bathing in hot springs is possible (additional KGS 100).

Recommended gear: hiking boots, sunglasses, trekking poles, a hoodie, gloves, and a scarf.

Price: KGS 450 per person (for a group of fifteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 300 for TUK members.


Dec 25, Sunday, 6 am: Tour to 'Too-Ashuu' Ski Resort

Tour to 'Too-Ashuu' Ski Resort. Tickets for the ski lift are KGS 800 for adults and KGS 600 for kids up to 12.

Recommended gear: everything necessary for skiing / snowboarding, available for rent in TUK office: KGS 500 per person, KGS 400 for TUK members.

Price: KGS 800 per person (for a group of seven to fourteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 700 for TUK members.


Jan 2, 2017, Monday, 8:30 am: Tour to 'Chunkurchak' Ski Resort

Tour to 'Chunkurchak' Ski Resort. Tickets for the ski lift are KGS 1,200 for adults and KGS 800 for kids up to 12.

Recommended gear: everything necessary for skiing / snowboarding, available for rent in TUK office: KGS 500 per person, KGS 400 for TUK members.

Price: KGS 400 per person (for a group of seven to fourteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 330/360 for TUK members.


Jan 3, 2017, Tuesday, 9 am: Tour to Lake Borulu 

One-day tour to avalanche lake — Lake Borulu in Sokuluk Gorge. The lake was formed as a result of Belovodskoe earthquake in 1885. The road is 140 km from Bishkek, hiking route is 8—10 km, elevation change is 500 m. 

Recommended gear: hiking boots, a hat, sunglasses, trekking poles, a hoodie, gloves, a scarf, and a backpack.

Price: KGS 470 per person (for a group of thirteen to fifteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 350 for TUK members.


Jan 4, 2017, Wednesday, 9 am: Cross-country Skiing

Cross-country skiing training session with possible snowshoes tour and sledding in Ata-Beiit Memorial Complex next to Chon-Tash village.

Recommended gear: cross-country skis will be provided for rent — KGS 350 (KGS 250 for TUK members).

Price: KGS 350 per person (for a group of twelve to fourteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 250 for TUK members.


Jan 5 — Jan 7, 2017, Thursday—Saturday, departure on Wednesday evening: Tour to 'Karakol' Ski Resort

Three-day tour to 'Karakol' Ski Resort. Tickets for the ski lift are KGS 1,200 for adults and KGS 700 for kids up to 12. Accommodation is 2-3 people per room (breakfast included in price) — KGS 2,100 per person, KGS 1,900 for TUK members. 

Recommended gear: everything necessary for skiing / snowboarding, available for rent in TUK office: KGS 500 per person, KGS 400 for TUK members.

Price: KGS 2,500 per person (for a group of seven to fourteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 1,700/2,400 for TUK members.


Jan 5, 2017, Thursday, 8 am: Tour to Red Bridge Canyons

One-day tour to Red Bridge Canyons in Boom Gorge. The road is 270 km from Bishkek, hiking route is 9 km, elevation change is 330 m. 

Recommended gear: hiking boots, a hoodie, a hat, sunglasses, trekking poles, gloves, a scarf, and a backpack.

Price: KGS 500 per person (for a group of fifteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 360 for TUK members.


Jan 6, 2017, Monday, 8:30 am: Tour to 'Chunkurchak' Ski Resort

Tour to 'Chunkurchak' Ski Resort. Tickets for the ski lift are KGS 1,200 for adults and KGS 800 for kids up to 12.

Recommended gear: everything necessary for skiing / snowboarding, available for rent in TUK office: KGS 500 per person, KGS 400 for TUK members.

Price: KGS 400 per person (for a group of seven to fourteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 330/360 for TUK members.


Jan 7, 2017, Saturday, 9 am: Tour to Sharkyratma Frozen Waterfall in Ala-Archa Gorge

One-day tour to Sharkyratma frozen waterfall in Ala-Archa Gorge with a picnic.

Recommended gear: hiking boots, a hoodie, a hat, sunglasses, trekking poles, gloves, a scarf, and a backpack.

Price: KGS 450 per person (for a group of fifteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 350 for TUK members.


Jan 8, 2017, Sunday, 8:10 am: Tour to 'ZIL' Ski Resort

Tour to 'ZIL' Ski Resort. Tickets for the ski lift are KGS 1,100 for adults and KGS 650 for kids up to 12.

Recommended gear: everything necessary for skiing / snowboarding, available for rent in TUK office: KGS 500 per person, KGS 400 for TUK members.

Price: KGS 360 per person (for a group of seven to twelve to fourteen people, price includes transportation), KGS 280 for TUK members.

 

Trekking Union of Kyrgyz Republic is a community aimed at promotion of adventure tourism, trekking and outdoor activity. It was founded in 2005. 

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