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The Taste of Tian-Shan «In Terskei Ala Too» - Ak-Sai Travel
The Taste of Tian-Shan «In Terskei Ala Too» - Ak-Sai Travel
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Bishkek
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Bishkek

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Start and end in Bishkek! With the hiking & trekking tour The Taste of Tian-Shan «In Terskei Ala Too», you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The Taste of Tian-Shan «In Terskei Ala Too» includes more.
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18 to 65 year olds
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  • KW
    Written on August 22, 2016
    2.0 - Rather poor

    Overall our trip was a wonderful experience but there are definitely things that could have been alot better - especially considering the cost of the trip! Our tour of Bishkek was perfect. The guide was friendly and the car was clean and air conditioned. The following day, however, we were picked up in an old rundown van that did not have air conditioning which was tough in the 100 degree heat. Our guide from this point on wasn't friendly or helpful. His driving was terrifying and we thought we were going to die on numerous occassions. Our guide on the rare occasions that he actually talked to us, often spoke using really offensive expletives and talked to us in a condescending and negative manner. All except one of the tent camps were filthy. There had been a lot of rain so it was pure mud which is not the fault of Ak-Sai, but they did absolutely nothing to remedy the situation. We were often sinking in ankle deep mud. The mats that we slept on were barely 1/2 inch thick and the ground was rocky and very sloped. Everything was cold and damp. The food was okay but both my daughter and I got extremely ill which made me believe that food handling efforts and precautions were not taken.
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  1. Day 1 / 4 August Airport – Bishkek city.
  2. Day 2 / 5 August Bishkek city – Karakol town.
  3. Day 3 / 6 August Karakol city tour, transfer to Djety-Oguz gorge.
  4. Day 4 / 7 August Trek to Telety pass.
  5. Day 5 / 8 August Trek over Telety pass (3800m) down to Karakol gorge (2500m).
  6. Day 6 / 9 August Radial hike to the foot of Karakol peak (5216m).
  7. Day 7 / 10 August Trek along the gorge to “Sirota” hut and to Ala Kol Lake (3532m).
  8. Day 8 / 11 August Trek over Ala Kol pass (3800m) passing Ala Kol Lake and descend to Arashan gorge (2600m).
  9. Day 9 / 12 August Altyn Arashan gorge – Cholpon Ata town.
  10. Day 10 / 13 August Cholpon Ata town – Bishkek city.
  11. Day 11 / 14 August Bishkek city – Airport “Manas”

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  • Lorenzo Luis20th May 2018
    Seen so far very easy to get information and excellent online communication. We expect the tour operator and the tour to be as good.

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Kyrgyzstan

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Kyrgyzstan. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Bishkek.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Ak-Sai Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 July 2018 the full payment of $1,699 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1699 for The Taste of Tian-Shan «In Terskei Ala Too», but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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Some departure dates and prices may vary and Ak-Sai Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Destinations

  • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

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