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Saturday, 10 March 2018 15:35

Welcome to Alay valley: Destination for trekkers

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Destination: Alay valley

Description: Discover the beauty of the Alay valley the way locals do on horseback. Visit Kyrgyz families who spend their summers tending to and protecting their herds of sheep and horses. Follow ancient trails as you move from jailoo to jailoo, while your surefooted horses find their way along wild river gorges. Summer is a time for fun. Join the cheers as the local people of Alay gather for popular horse riding games on Sundays. People come from miles around to show off their riding skills and to drink locally produced kymyz (fermented horses’ milk).

Time: 4 hours
Distance: 15 km in riding
Max Elevation: 2628 m
Min Elevation: 2258
Total Gain/Loss: 708m+ / 592m-
Months Possible: April – October

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Sunday, 30 April 2017 05:54

The pearl of Ferghana valley

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Duration:  daytrip
Best Season: May - September
Moderate, passes at 3300 meter
: 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). 

Sunday, 30 April 2017 05:52

The Kolduck lake

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Duration:  daytrip
Best Season: May - September
Moderate, passes at 3128 meter
: Trekking shoes,

waterproof clothes, hat, sunscreen & sunglasses.

Distance: 15 km in trek


DESCRIPTION: Nice like appeared from the mountain springs and glaciers.Easy hiking trails. Locals go there for fishing and killing time. People from the nearby villages come with their yurts to camp and spend whole summer to find good pastures for their livestock. They always welcome you for a hot tea or horse’s milk. Don’t refuse.

ITINERARY: Osh city – Kolduck village – Kolduck Lake - back to Osh city.

Departure from Osh city. Drive to Kolduck lake , 2 hours. The village is located on the way to Sarytash village. Walk up to the two lakes. Have a lunch between two lakes. Enjoy the beauty of lakes. Back to Osh city.  

Sunday, 30 April 2017 05:32

Asankorgon mountains

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Duration:  daytrip
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. 



Sunday, 30 April 2017 05:26

Kumbell mountains

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Duration:  daytrip
Best Season:April - October
Difficulty:Moderate, passes at 3 154 m
Requirements: Trekking shoes,

waterproof clothes, hat, sunscreen & sunglasses

Distance:16 km in trekking 


DESCRIPTION: Visit a Kyrgyz summer camp (jailoo) to experience traditional nomadic life. Join in as

your Kyrgyz host milks the mares for the essential ingredient of Kyrgyz’s national

beverage, kymyz. Taste national dishes in an authentic yurt. Spend a day walking or riding

among the fragrant juniper forests, valued for their medicinal benefits. Relax near the cool springs and streams. Join the shepherds herding their flocks. Conquer the high rocky slopes of the Alay mountains.


ITINERARY:  Osh city –Chyyrchyck Pass 2400 m – Kumbell Pass 3154 m - Saryoi summer camp – Osh city

Departure from Osh city. One hour drive on Pamir Highway takes you to the Chyyirchyck Pass. Start trekking. Trek three hours to get to the Kum Bell pass 3154 meter. See shepherds busy with making bread and milking mares on the way. Have lunch at the top of the pass.  Enjoy the stunning beauty of great Alay valley. Descend through the pass amongst evergreens. Arrive at locals’ camp and have a hot tea in a yurt. Meet your driver and go back to Osh city, 2 hours. 

Sunday, 30 April 2017 05:10

Tour: Karashagyl gorge

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Category: hiking,

Duration: daytrip,

Above sea level: 1000 - 2820 meter,

Best Season: April-October,
Requirements: trekking shoes, waterproof & warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses.

Distance: about 15 km


Description: Niceand colored hay fields.  Breathe the fresh air coming from the fragrance of evergreen trees and shrubs. Have the best tea made of the press water of cold springs. The tranquility you are seeking in the city will only be reached in this area. Get rid of the hot and dry climate of Fergana valley for a moment.  Enjoy the scenery of neighboring mountains and the local life of shepherd’s on top of the pass. Local people of the village come with their livestock to spend summer in these mountain slopes. They set up yurts and stay whole three months in a yurt.

Itinerary: Osh city –Bulolu village – Karashagyl gorge - pass 2820 m - Osh city

Depart early from Osh city. Drive on Pamir Highway about one and half hour and turn left to enter Bulolu village. Just twenty minutes’ drive on unpaved road with scenic rocky slopes brings you to the starting point of the hiking. Hike in a beautiful gorge covered up with evergreen trees. Two hours walking on a trail gets you to the pass. A nice valley of mountains opens up on the pass. Break for lunch. Follow the trail to go back to the main road from the next side of the mountain. Meet you driver to get to Osh city. 



Sunday, 30 April 2017 04:58

Great Pamir Highway

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Day 1. Osh – Sarymogol village – Tulparkol lake.

Breakfast. Drive to Sarymogol village, 4 hours. A nice valley opens up when you reach Taldyck pass (3600 meter). Green pastures with yaks scattered around. Arrival in Sarymogol village and cross the river to get to yurt camp at Tulparkol lake (3500 m). Enjoy the beauty of long stretched glaciers of Lenin Peak (7134 m). Walk around the lake.   Overnight & dinner in yurt.

Day 2. Tulparkol lake – border crossings – Karakul lake – Murgab village

Breakfast. Travel to Murgab village (6 hours). Cross the Kyrgyz border and drive on no man’s land about 20 km to get to Tajik border point. Nice Kyzylart pass (4280 m) and snowcapped glaciers at roadside. Cross Tajik border and head up to Karakul lake, 1 hour. Totally different landscape and relief opens up in front of you. Have lunch in guesthouse at Karakul lake. Short walk in the village. Travel goes on to Murgab via the highest pass Akbaital ( 4655 m) you will ever do in Tajikistan. Take photos of glaciers on the pass and be accommodated in a guesthouse, 3 hours. Optional, you can do a detour to Rangkul village and camel riding if you are not tired of driving before arriving in Murgab village.

Day 3. Murgab village – Madyan valley – Observotory – Alichur village

Morning drive to Madyan valley along a green lush riverside pastures, 1 hour. Trek up to the hot springs. Back to your car. Drive to a so called Observatory hill. You will see nice view of Muztak Ata peak of China on top of the hill if no clouds on the sky. Down the hill there is a soviet truck full of skulls of Marco Polo sheep inside. Once upon a time it was a hunting camp. Back to the main road and drive to Alichur village. Overnight and dinner in a guesthouse.

Day 4. Alichur  Bulungkul lake – Kargush pass – Wakhan corridor — Langar village

Breakfast. Travel to Langar village. We do a detour on the way by visiting Bulungkul lake. There is a small village next to the lake. Enjoy the geysers gushing on the way. See the lake and drive up to see the bigger Yashil kul lake. Back to the highway and head up to Langar village over the pass Kargush (4 344m). After the pass, travel follows the river Pamir, with the chance to admire the Big Pamir of Afghanistan with nomadic Afghan Kyrgyz caravans. Great rugged Hindu Kush mountain ranges welcome you right before entering Wakhan valley.  Overnight and dinner in home stay in Langar village. Visit petroglyphs outside of the village.

Day 5. To Ishkashim.

Breakfast. Travel to Ishkashim village. We do a detour on the way to admire the 12th century Yamchun Fortress rising from a platform of natural rock. Walk up to edge of the fort and you will have amazing view of Wakhan valley. Further up the hillside are located the hot springs at Bibi Fatima, with its crystal waters very rich in minerals. Another fortress Khaaka comes up along the way at Namadgut village when you get closer to Ishkashim village. It is worth a 10 minutes stop. Overnight in home stay at Ishkashim village. Optional, visit Saturday market in Ishkashim between Tajiks and Afghans if you happen to be on Saturday.

Day 6. Ishkashim to Khorog

Drive to Khorog. Again we do detour on the way to visit the hot springs at Garm-e-Chasma. Nice villages on the way to have more glances at Tajik culture. Stop along the way for a picnic lunch. Arrival in a Khorog city and be accommodated in a guesthouse. Afternoon, visit the interesting Regional Museum and Central Park of Khorog city. Evening hike in a Botanical Garden that has many various plants and trees to explore.

Day 7. Khorog to Darvaz
Breakfast. Travel to Darvoz district. Gorgeous road goes along the river up to the Vanj valley where road widens up. Road continues along the Afghan border up to Kalaikhum village with picturesque scenery.  Arrival in Kalaikhum village and be accommodated in a guesthouse.

Day 8. Kalaikhum to Dushanbe. 
After breakfast driving to Dushanbe along the Pang river with amazing views and traveling through numerous local villages. Deep rocky valleys and gorgeous mountains accompany you up to the Shurobod pass before Kulab village. Lunch in a Chaikana (local cafes). Visit 11th century Hulbuk Palace and one the world’s highest hydro power station Nurek. In the evening, arrival in Dushanbe. Accommodation in your hotel.

Saturday, 30 January 2016 14:17

CBT Alay

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CBT Alay is a local NGO located in Gulcha village. It was registered and began to work in 2007. The goal of the group is to promote jailoo tourism in Alay valley and help locals to generate profit from offering services to tourists. Over the last 6 years, it has developed trekking, hiking and yurtstays. CBT Alay runs its office in Osh city to attract tourists to its destinations. Currently, it has seven permanent workers to who run CBT Alay.

The wise regent of Alay, Kurmanjan Datka, loved her motherland. She lived about a century and was permanently delighted by the nature of the Great Alay : the wide and fertile Alay Valley, celestial mountains of Alay Range and healing thermal springs. If you would like to visit Alay, the group of CBT Alay would be more than glad to welcome you and offer you various tours and programs. Here you can see the geographical peculiarities of these places-combinations of high mounts, small hills - adyrs and submontane trough. The unique beauty of Alay Valley will be revealed when you will go up to the Chiyrchyk Pass on the back of the horse (80 km from Osh town). In the Jyluu Suu area hot mineral springs, famous with its curative properties are found. You can visit Jailoo – high altitude summer pastures – Kara-Bulak, Chyirchyk, Taldy-Suu. Nearly every family has members that are handicraft workers; they make “kurak” (patchworks), “terme” (wicker-work) and “saima” (embroidery). Silver works masters would show you their fine works. In Gulcho you can stay in cozy guesthouses along the way to Erkechtam (Chinese border). You will feel very comfortable in our guesthouses and the hosts will be looking forward your visit. They will certainly welcome you and your family with Kyrgyz hospitality.




http://cbtkyrgyzstan.kg/images/office.gif" >280 Kurmanjan Datka St. (2nd floor, hotel "Alay"), Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan


http://cbtkyrgyzstan.kg/images/phone.gif" >phone:++996 3222 20276, ++ 996 555 077621


Contact person: Talant Toksonbaev

Saturday, 30 January 2016 14:10

CBT Sary-Mogol

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CBT Sarymogol is a local NGO located in Sarymogol village. It was registered and began to work in 2007. The goal of the group is to promote jailoo tourism in Alay valley and help locals to generate profit from offering services to tourists. Over the last 6 years, it has developed trekking, hiking and yurtstays. CBT Sarymogol runs its office in Sarymogol village to attract tourists to its destinations. Currently, it has seven twenty members actively involved in developing the organization.

”Sary-Mogol” does not say us something, but if you want to reach Lenin Peak, you should go first to Sary-Mogol Village, which is situated on the foot of Lenin Peak. Pamir-Alay mountain ranges constitute the basis of mountainous system of South Kyrgyzstan.The highest point, Lenin Peak, is situated in Alay Valley, and rise above Chon-Alay Range – 7134 meters above sea-level. These ranges have an alpine relief, thus the highest areas covered by snow and glaciers. In Osh oblast there are 1,5 thousand glaciers, with total volume of 1546,3km3. The biggest glaciers are in Chon-Alay Range (total area of 693, 3km2,and in number of 215). Amongst these glaciers are Korjenevsky, Lenin, Korumdu.These are ideal places for those who want to enjoy visiting of jailoo - high altitude summer pastures, ride on yaks, drink tasty kymyz (fermented mare’s milk) and see the high-mountainous lakes. Group of CBT Sary-Mogol can help you if you are interested in getting to know these attractions; they also can organize folklore show, national horse games with your participation. The nights would be pleasant in a yurt on the shore of Tulpar-Kol, on the foot of Lenin Peak and give you the impression that the world is at your feet, since Milky Way is the only thing above!




http://cbtkyrgyzstan.kg/images/stories/site/office.gif" >Sary-Mogol village, Alay Region, Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan


http://cbtkyrgyzstan.kg/images/stories/site/phone.gif" >phone:++996 773 50 59 39, ++996 556 09 26 27

http://cbtkyrgyzstan.kg/images/stories/site/mail.gif" >e-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact person: Abdilla Tashbekov

Saturday, 30 January 2016 14:02

Icetraveling Co

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It is based in Kashkasuu village of Chong Alay region. It has a yurt camp at Achick Tash base camp of Lenin Peak. Here it offers:

-       accommodation in yurts with full meals ( 30 Euros)

-       transportation to/from base camp (7500 soms)

-       documentations to the base camp as permits

-       Luggage horses

-       Trekking

-       Porters




Achyck Tash base, Lenin Peak, Chong Alay region, Osh oblast


mobile:+ 996 552244100,  0778653444

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Contact person:Bakytbeck Egemberdiev

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