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To The Heart Of Tien Shan -2    


7 days


July - August

Fixed dates:

28.06 - 05.07.,  11.07 - 18.07.,  19.07 - 26.07.,                                     

01.08 - 09.08.,   15.08 - 22.08.,  23.08 - 30.08.




6 persons

Weather conditions: 

Summer June-August daytime air temperature 18.+24° C (max +24° C ), night-time +3.+11° C (ground frost occur). Rains are short and lavish.


Day 1

Today - preparation for the tour. We’ll meet at our office to get consultations and ask last questions.

Day 2

Drive by bus for 3 hours to the gorge of Turgen River and the Batan village (1800 m). . Biking alongside the Kishi Turgen River to the Assy Pass (2650 m). A 30 km undulating descent by the side of the Assy River. Camp near the river. Total biking: 45 km.

Day 3

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 by the Sary Bulak River. Total biking : 65 km.

Day 4

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.

Day 5

We follow the asphalt road from the Saty village for 28 km to Zhalanash Village (1700m). Our camp is in the green glades, near to the Kegen River and the famous Canyon of Charyn River. Total biking: 40 km.

Day 6

Biking through the beautiful Karkara Valley ( a part of the Silk Road, traversed by Kazakh, Kirgyz and Chinese traders). We follow a relatively good road which leads to the mountain Base Camp Karkara (2200 m). Accommodation in "walk-in"tents; it makes a pleasant change to be able to use the hot showers, sauna and the bar! Total biking: 80 km.

Day 7-8

Two days of "Heli-biking" from the mountains 3300 m.(25 km.) and 3500 m.(40 km.). Transfer back to Almaty 280 km. Option – visit Issyk Kul Lake.


The cost - 1060 euro  per person

Service includes:

  • All transfers
  • Interpreter's service
  • Insurance of local staff
  • Entrance fee for the border region
  • Ecological duties
  • Heli-Biking on MI 17 - 2 days (25 and 40 km.)
  • Family-tent for 2 persons in BC
  • Trekking tent for 2 persons on the route
  • Guide
  • Cook
  • Three meals a day
  • Mess-tent with tables and chairs
  • Kitchen-tent
  • Sauna or shower in the Base Camp
  • Toilet and shower tent on the route
  • Evacuation of debris from camps
  • Escort of 2 tracks (4 WD)


Service doesn't include:

  • Rescue
  • Visa support
  • Airport service
  • Meals and hotel in Almaty
  • Bar bills


Kan Tengri LTD
10 Kasteyev street,
050010, Almaty Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 (727) 2910200, 2910880
Fax: +7 (727) 2912010
E-mail: info@kantengri.kz

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