Ala Kul lake trekking
The Ala Kul lake is a popular destination in Kyrgyzstan, touristy but the lake is amazing nice, from the Karakol valley to Altyn Arashan valley. The tour start from Karakol and finish at Karakol
DAY 01: Karakol – Kurgak Tor Gorge – Sirota
In the morning pick up from your hotel. Drive to Karakol Valley. On the way to Alps Camp in several hours, we will proceed from the steppe foothills to mountain forest, woodland, to subalpine and alpine meadows and even to the realm of eternal snow with bare rocks and glaciers. Dinner overnight in a tent.
DAY 02: Sirota – Ala Kul Lake
Next day we go up to Ala Kul lake. The lake lies in the glacier valley of the left riverhead of Kurgaktor River, at an altitude of 3532 meters above sea level with beautiful views of the snow-capped peaks. You will be amazed by this extraordinary lake. Ala-Kul Lake is a rock-dammed and hidden treasure between lofty Terskey Ala Too Mountains. Lunch by the Ala-Kul Lake. Lunch. Dinner near the lake, overnight in a tent.
DAY 03: Ala Kul Lake – Keldike gorge – Altyn Arashan
After breakfast we go up to Ala Kul pass 3900m then we will descent to Altyn-Arashan. In the evening we take a natural hot spring shower. Overnight in a guesthouse, enjoy the serenity of the mountains, and counting stars at night.
DAY 04: Altyn-Arashan Valley – Karakol
A leisure morning at Altyn-Arashan, explore the surroundings. Later, trek down to the foothill, then transfer by car back to Karakol. Lunch, drive to your hotel. End of the tour.