“Almaty – Assy valley – Zhenishke river – Chilik river – Zhalanash village – Almaty”
| Day 1
Thursday. We start 8:00 AM 3 hrs.transfer from Almaty to Batan village in Turgen valley. We assamble our bikes and start biking 12 km. alongside the Kishi Turgen River to the Assy Pass (2650 m). A 33 km undulating descent by the side of the Assy River. Camp near the river.
Total biking: 45 km.
Friday. Climb of 7 km takes us up to the Zhambas Pass (3150 m). Descent from the pass - 15 km, then continuation (carrying our bikes at times) for 8 km up the steep road to the Bakaly Ridge (2100m ). Descent for 23 km along the Zheniske River. Camp.
Total biking : 57 km.
Saturday. Start the 30 km climb through the Kungey Alatau mountains. We pick up an improbable jeep road which cuts through the steep hillside, leading gradually down to the Chilik River where we camp.
Total biking: 50 km - mostly off- road.
||Sunday. We follow the asphalt road from the Saty village for 28 km to Zhalanash Village (1700m) and will meet our bus to drive to Almaty 250 km., 4 hrs.
The price for group of 6 persons – 750 Euro per person
The tour price includes:
- All transfers
- Entrance fee to the National park
- Trekking tent for 2 persons on the route
- Guide - biker
- Two hot meals a day and lunch – box
- Mess-tent with tables and chairs
- Toilet tent
- Evacuation of debris from camps
- Escort by 4WD truck and jeep
- Insurance of local staff
- 2 littres water a day
The tour price does not include:
- Visa support
- Airport service
- Meals and hotel in Almaty
- Bar bills
Tour Review from Casper Blom-