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3 days Trekking to Uchitel Peak in the Ala-Archa Gorge, Kyrgyzstan

Join IFMGA certified mountain guides from the Central Asia Guides Bureau for this extraordinary 3-days hiking in the spectacular Ala-Archa National Park and summit the epic Uchitel peak!

Mountain RangeTian Shan
Duration3 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Discover the stunning and wild beauty of the Ala-Archa National Park

  • Summit the epic peak of Mt Uchitel and enjoy spectacular views over the terrain

  • Join local and highly experienced mountain guides who know the area intimately

Description

The Ala-Archa National Park is a beautiful alpine region located in the Tian Shan mountains of Kyrgyzstan.

Situated about 40km south of Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek, the park spans roughly 200 kilometres squared.

Uchitel peak itself is placed on a watershed ridge of the Ala-Archa gorge and is the highest F graded mountain in the former Soviet Union at 4527m.

With over 20 glaciers, 50 mountain peaks and several waterfalls, the park offers endess beauty and pristine landscapes.

You don’t need advanced  technical climbing skill to join thsi trip. However, you will need a decent level of fitness and be comfortable at altitude.

On the first day we will meet in Bishkek, travel to the park and then hike to 3300m and the Aksai hut, where we will spend the night. There are amazing views from here over gorges, rivers, forests and more.

The next day we will hike the remaining altitude to reach the peak at 4527m. From the peak the panoramic views are breathtaking and provide fantastic photo opportunities.

We will hike back to Aksai hut after reaching the peak and spend the night there again. On the third day we will make our way back to Bishkek.

If you would like to discover the wonders of Kyrgyzstan’s Ala-Archa National Park and summit Mount Uchitel with a local and experienced guide then sign up now!

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Meeting point

Bishkek

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About the guide

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We invite you to open the world of high and wild mountains
Our bureau was created by professional mountain guides Pavel Vorobiev and Anastasya Cheremnyh, both local IFMGA certified guides and Snow Leopards.

We have been working in the mountains for many years and have extensive guiding experience. In addition, we know this region of Central Asia very well. Based on our experience and your wishes, we will be able to tell you where to find the best snow for an amazing ski touring program or where to find the best rock or the best ice for an unforgettable climbing trip.

We take guide selection very seriously. We know each of the guides we work with personally after having worked and climbed with them many times. Most of them are IFMGA-certified guides, Snow Leopards and members of the Kyrgyz Mountain Guide Association (KMGA). All of them are professionals with extensive experience.

These are some of the guides in our team:
- Oleg Turaev: IFMGA and KMGA-certified, he has participated in many mountain rescues and is one of the most experienced guides in Central Asia.
- Sergey Seleverstov: IFMGA and KMGA-certified. He is also a Snow Leopard. He has climbed more than 20 mountains over 7000m.
- Artur Usmanov: IFMGA and KMGA-certified and also a Snow Leopard. He stood on a summit over 7000m 12 times.

We offer standard programs, but all of them can be adapted depending on your wishes and experience. Our philosophy is pretty simple: 1) safety, 2) a fun and positive experience for our guests and 3) reaching the summit.
Apart from the Tien-Shan & Pamir mountains, we successfully guide our guests in the Andes, Africa, the Caucasus, the Alps and the Himalayas


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 341 each

Group of 2

EUR 227 each

Group of 3

EUR 165 each

Group of 4

EUR 135 each

Group of 5

EUR 114 each

Group of 6

EUR 104 each

Group of 7

EUR 104 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Permit and entrance fees


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