Besh Tash 9 Day Guided Hiking Trek

This 9 day trek through Besh Tash in Kyrgyzstan is unforgettable, and IFMGA-certified mountain guide Yaroslav wants to guide you every step of the way.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

9 days

Mountain Range

Tian Shan

People per Guide

10 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    The Besh Tash area of Kyrgyzstan is a remarkably beautiful place. Surrounded by the enormous peaks of the Tian Shan mountain range, and home to the sparkling Besh Tash lake, it is definitely an area worth exploring. And on this 9 day trek, you will get the chance to see a great deal of it.

    Beginning in the capital city of Biskek, we will immediately make our way to the Talas valley, and from there the adventure will begin. And what an adventure it is!

    You will have the chance to see the previously mentioned Tian Shan mountain range, home to some truly impressive peaks. You will also have the chance to climb several 4000 metre plus peaks. In addition, because we will be camping at various sites along the route, you will get to directly see and interact with members of Kyrgyzstan’s nomadic groups.

    While the trek is straight forward, there is still a lot of room for surprises. This is because several of the peaks we will attempt to scale, I will be scaling for the first time.

    The trek itself will not be too difficult. There is no climbing equipment or ropes necessary. However, there will be a lot of walking, so participants should be fit. Also, the terrain will vary from rocky and grassy to possibly even snowy.

    On this trek, you will have the chance to admire and appreciate the seemingly endless landscape of the Besh Tash area. You will also get to look up and marvel at the Tian Shan mountains. Finally, at the end of the trip, you will get to gaze at, and even swim in the gorgeous Besh Tash lake. This is a truly magical trip. 

    Please contact me if you are interested. 

    I also offer a 20 day trek in the Pamir region of Kyrgyzstan.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    5570 USD

    Group of 2
    2785 USD

    Group of 3
    1857 USD

    Group of 4
    1393 USD

    Group of 5
    1114 USD

    Group of 6
    980 USD

    Group of 7
    928 USD

    Group of 8
    887 USD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Transport during the trip
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     Tents and personal camping/hiking gear are not included in the price.
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Biskek - base camp

      After arriving in Biskek we will drive to the Talas Valley. We will set up camp in the foothills and explore the area.

    • Day 2Ashu Tor pass (3,644m)

      Today we will ascend the Ashu Tor pass. We will set up camp near the pass, and attempt to climb a nearby 4000 metre peak.

    • Day 3Ashu Tor pass

      Today we will attempt, depending on weather conditions, to climb yet another nearby 4000 metre peak.

    • Day 4Jarlu Tor pass (3,527m)

      Today we will spend the day hiking to the Jarlu Tor pass. Once there we will set up camp for the night.

    • Day 5Climbing

      Today, depending on weather conditions and based on the decision of the group, we will attempt to climb a nearby 4000 metre peak.

    • Day 6Uzon Tor River valley (3,000m)

      Today we will make our way out of the Chychkan valley and hike along the ridgeline until we descend into the Uzon Tor River valley where we will set up camp for the night.

    • Day 7Lt Argar Pass (3,500m) - Besh Tash lake (2,994m)

      Today we will climb over the Lt Argar Pass before making our way to the Besh Tash lake, where we will set up camp for the night.

    • Day 8Return to Biskek

      Today we will depart from the mountains and drive back to Biskek, where we will spend the night.

    • Day 9Fly home

      Participants will fly home from the Biskek airport.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Biskek

    Accommodation

    Camping along the trek at various sites and base camps

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I’m an IFMGA-certified mountain guide and I'm part of the Kyrgyzstan Mountain Guide Association (KMGA). I organize for my friends and clients trekking, mountaineering, climbing and ski touring trips and expeditions in Kyrgyzstan. Come and enjoy great climbing in the Ala-Archa Valley or sign for the challenging adventure of ascending Peak Lenin. I’ll be glad to organize for you the trip you are looking for and spend a good time with you in my mountains while sharing my experience as a mountain guide and my knowledge about my country.

     
     

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