Join Misha, a local IFMGA-certified guide, on a 21-day expedition to the Lenin Peak summit (7143m), in amazing Kyrgyzstan.
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Located in the Pamir Mountains, Lenin Peak is a border mountain between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. It is considered to be one of the easiest 7000-meter mountain peaks in the world to climb, receiving hundreds of climbers that make their way to the summit every year.
This popular climbing destination, known for its easy access from the Kyrgyz side, has a highway going almost to the foot of the peak.
By reaching the summit of Lenin Peak you will be one step closer in being part of the elite group of Russian climbers known as Snow Leopards! Together with Peak Communism (7495 m) and Korzhenevsky (7105 m), located in the Pamirs range and Peak Pobeda (7,439m) and Khan Tengri (7010m) in the Tian Shan range, at 7134 meters Lenin Peak is the third highest peak in the former Soviet Union.
Adventure and history all together in one!
Our meeting point will be in Bishkek, the country’s capital and on the next morning we will fly to Osh city. The Osh- Achik-Tash Base Camp is situated in the alpine meadows between two steep river valleys. While contemplating the wild carpet of alpine flowers that surrounds us, we will start preparing for the climb.
On the third day, we’ll do an acclimatization ascent to Petrovskogo Peak (4830 m) that will help me assess your climbing level. We will descend to base camp on the next morning and climb to camp N1 (4200 m) two days after.
During the ascent to Lenin Peak, I´ll make sure we have a few days to recover our energy so that we make it to the summit in the best possible shape. You can check the day-by-day itinerary below this text.
Come with me on this unforgettable trip where we will spend 21 amazing days. It will be my honor to share this experience with you!
- Guiding fee
Not included: meals in the city, luggage transportation, base camp services, high altitude cooking, rental equipment, personal insurance, and porters.
An additional cost of 1000-2000 Euro per person is enough to cover all necessary costs in the Base Camp and ABC (the exact amount is hard to tell in advance as it depends on the Base Camp service providers that usually communicate prices right before the season), including transfers and meals. This additional fee does not include high-altitude porters and pre-established high-altitude tents in high camps. But they are not always necessary and optional.
You’ll arrive in Bishkek city. We’ll meet before the 40-minute flight to Osh. Sightseeing in Osh.
On this day, we’ll drive to the BC through one of the most beautiful roads in the world – Pamir Highway for 4-5 hours (about 300 km). In the BC (3,600 m), we’ll meet our friendly team and have lunch. We’ll discuss the strategy of the ascent and prepare the accommodation in double tents.
After breakfast, we’ll hike to the Petrovskiy Col or Peak Petrovskiy (4,830 m). From this site, we’ll observe a beautiful panorama of the valley and surrounding lakes. Then, we’ll return to the camp.
Rest day to get ready for the following day.
This will be a long day. The trekking from BC to C1 (4,200 m) will take us about 4-7 hours, 12 km, +600 m. From the Puteshestvenniki (travelers) Pass, we’ll get to see the Lenin Glacier.
After breakfast, we’ll acclimatize at Peak Yukhin. We can either install a tent or return to the C1.
On this day, we’ll continue our ascent to the C2, at 5,300 meters of altitude.
We’ll wake up early in the morning and go for our next acclimatization hike. We’ll ascend the Razdelnaya Summit and then descend to the C1 (4,200 m). Overnight in tents.
There’s no need to wake up early today. With calm, we’ll descend to BC to rest.
We’ll get up early in the morning and prepare for a demanding day. After a whole day of climbing, we’ll reach the summit (7,134 m) and then descend to the C3 or C2.
First and last night accommodation in a hotel in Bishkek city. Tents
COST OF ADDITIONAL SERVICES - Gas cartridges 10 USD each. - Services of high-altitude porters: From BC to Camp1 (4200) – 3 USD/ per 1kg From Camp1 (4200) to 5300m – 10 USD/ per 1kg From 5300m to 6100m – 20 USD/ per 1kg Over 6100m – according to the agreement. The same price is on the way back. * If you organize transfer-portage of luggage by yourself, assistance, the company is not responsible for loss or damage of your luggage. - Help in receiving of cargo in Bishkek (cost depends on the weight of cargo)
Manas International Airport, Bishkek.
Whether in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, China or Tibet, my passion for travel and customer service will make all the difference on your trip. I lead my groups off-the-beaten-path and always strive to make sure that your experience goes far beyond ordinary tourism. An IFMGA-certified mountain guide, I will take you ski touring or climbing to some of the best spots in the area and will make sure you get a sense of our local culture, and leave with unforgettable memories and a burning desire to return.
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I would recommend this trip to anyone. It was such an incredible experience and Misha was the best guide one could ask for. His knowledge is incredible and he answered every one of my million questions. On top of that he is a great guy to be around. The hike is diverse and the natural beauty is second to none. Don’t miss out on this experience!
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