Feb, Mar, Apr, May
In the morning, we will meet you in the airport or directly at the guesthouse in Bishek. From there, you will be transferred to Tamga village. (5-6 hours, 350km). We will stop for lunch en-route in a café. Later, in the evening, we will have a snow situation briefing and equipment check.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner. Accommodation: Guesthouse.
After early breakfast, we will drive up to Arabel plateau to the starting point of our ski-tour. Normally we will do one or two ascents and descents every day. The route will be chosen by the guide according to current weather, the snow and your conditions. We will have lunch on the slopes.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch (lunchbox), Dinner. Accommodation: Guesthouse.
After breakfast, we will drive back to Bishkek. On the way, we’ll visit Fairytale canyon for a short walk and to take photos. We also have the option of doing a half day ski-tour and then driving back to Bishkek late in the evening.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch box, Dinner. Accommodation: Hotel.
After breakfast, we will transfer you back to the airport.
A cozy guest house with sauna in Tamga village.
Conditions and notes:
The guide reserves the right to make the slope selection in the area for the ski tour, depending on snow conditions and avalanche danger level.
For this program, maximum group size is 4 persons per guide. If you are larger group, the second guide will come with us.
List of necessary equipment:
Skis with ski-tour bindings and skins or splitboard or snowshoes;
Transceiver, probe, shovel;
Backpack 20-35 liters with holdings for skis/snowboard;
Warm skiing jacket and trousers;
Warm gloves and a hat;
Sunscreen SPF 25-50;
1 liter water bottle.
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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