Best Season: May - September
Difficulty:Moderate, passes at 3300 meter
Requirements: Trekking shoes,
waterproof clothes, hat, sunscreen & sunglasses.
Distance: 15 km in trek
DESCRIPTION: Observe wildlife in a protected natural park. Escape the summer heat of the Ferghana Valley. Relax in solitude surrounded by the cool juniper forests of the Kyrgyz Ata National Reserve. The sound of flowing water and birdsong provides a serene environment for hiking along ancient nomadic trails. Keen eyes may spot furry marmots, soaring eagles and other birdlife. Walk in the cool dawn around the summer camps of local Kyrgyz herdsmen busy with milking cows and mares. Spend one (or more) evenings under the wide starry sky and sleep soundly after hours of fun in the fresh mountain air.
ITINERARY: Osh city – Nookat village – Kyrgyzata (national park) - Karagoi summer camp – Nookat village – Osh city.
Drive to Kyrgyzata national reserve by car, 2 hours or 75 km. Walk up to the summit of the mountain (3300 m) and down to the shepherd’s yurts (4 hours).
Best Season:April - October
Difficulty:Moderate, passes at 2711 m
Requirements: Trekking shoes, waterproof & warm clothes,
hat, sunscreen & sunglasses.
Distance:10 km in trekking ( 4 hours )
DESCRIPTION: The feeling of adventure is mirrored by the impressive landscape; green hills and snowy peaks layered over each other to create a spectacular scene with only the grazing sheep to remind you that this is Earth. At the highest peak of the mountain pass, the snow blows all around, impressing on you the ruggedness of such a remote land.
ITINERARY: Osh city – Jyluu suu village- Asankorgon mountains –Saryoi summer camp – Osh city
Early departure from Osh city. Arrival at the starting point of the hiking, 1:30 minutes. Head up to the pass through ancient trails. Crossing the small streams and walking across bushes is challenging. Have lunch at the top of the pass with the fascinating view of rocky dragon like mountain ranges. Descend toward summer camp Saryoi. Cross the river to meet you driver. Back to Osh city.