Grandiose mountainious country of Tien Shan is placed in the centre
of Asia. Main ridge extends west-to-east almost 3 thousand kilometers.
Tien Shan is considered as one of the most highly raised mountain
facilities of the planet. Most northernly peaks over seven thousand
meters of a planet are arranged in eastern part of this mountanious
country. They are Pobedy Peak (7439 m.) and Khan - Tengri (7010
m). Being located in subtropical latitudes inside huge continent
and at the same time being highly altitude Tien Shan mountains predetermine
extraordinary diversity of geographic landscapes. Great Asian deserts
rise up to the foothils of Tien Shan from all four sides, and vast
lands of inside mountanious country are frozen by glaciers and polar
ice. The program starts in Southern capital of Kazakhstan--Almaty.
After driving to Karkara Base Camp, located in a forest zone in
Central Tien Shan you have a helicopter flight to Western Bayankol
Glacier camp. You have then several days of ski-tour to the nearest
summits and and passes where you can enjoy Central Tien Shan panorama.
You continue ski-touring to the Mushketov Glacier afterwards to
the next camp, where you have two days of 5000 meter summit ski-tour
and helicopter flight to Karkara Base Camp. Next day morning transfer
to Almaty, visit to Oriental Bazaar and souvenir shops, transfer
to airport and night flight home.
Arrival to Almaty. Accommodation.
Drive to Karkara Base Camp. Accomodation and prparation
||Helicopter flight to Bayankol BC
||Ski-Tour program in Central Tien Shan
||Drive to Almaty. Charyn River Canyon Sightseeing.
You can refer to program dossier
for more details