(English) Expedition Bliss: Kulun-Ata Lake Loop Adventure

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  • Day 1: Our journey begins after a leisurely lunch in Osh. We’ll make our way to Konduk village in the Kara-Kulga district. By late afternoon, we’ll arrive in the village and extend a warm welcome to our local family homestay. For those eager to explore, there’s an optional walking excursion in the surrounding areas. Konduk village, nestled in the picturesque mountain gorges, exudes a unique atmosphere with its serene and simple village life. Rest for the night in the homestay, immersing yourself in the tranquility of this mountainous retreat, and get ready for the exciting adventures awaiting us on the following day.


  • Day 2: Following a hearty breakfast, our trek kicks off with a scenic ascent through the gorge, tracing the narrow trails alongside the mountain river. Our destination for the day is the mountain pasture, Jailoo Chalkan. As we ascend, the breathtaking landscapes unfold around us. By late lunchtime, we reach the jailoo, where a warm welcome awaits us from a local shepherd’s family.Lunch is a unique experience, provided by the hospitable shepherd family. They reside in light, basic camping tents and lead a lifestyle intricately connected to the surrounding nature. Witness their daily routines, including milking cows and horses for dairy products like yogurt and the traditional mare’s milk beverage, Kumyz.Setting up our tents near the river, we’ll spend the night in the tranquil embrace of Jailoo Chalkan, surrounded by the sounds of nature and the enchanting mountain scenery.


  • Day 3: Today marks the commencement of our ascent, conquering the mountain passes as we steadily ascend the slopes of Mount Alaikuu. Our ultimate goal is the awe-inspiring Dunguromo area, translating from Kyrgyz as the „thunder mountain.“ We remain optimistic that the weather will favor us, keeping any potential thunderstorms at bay.Upon reaching an elevated slope, we’ll establish our campsite, allowing us to relish a breathtaking panorama of the surrounding landscape and witness a stunning sunset painting the sky. The night will be spent in the our tents, surrounded by the tranquility and majesty of the Dunguromo region.


  • Day 4: After a hearty morning breakfast, our day unfolds with the challenging yet exhilarating task of crossing the pass, aiming for the highest point on our route. Ascending beyond 4000 meters above sea level, we’ll navigate our way to an unnamed pass, a pivotal moment where the breathtaking panorama of Lake Kulun-Ata finally unveils itself. From this vantage point, we’ll be treated to a bird’s eye view of the pristine lakes below and the endless snowy peaks of the Alaikuu mountain range.Descending along the steep slopes, we’ll make our way to the shores of Lake Kulun-Ata. Choosing a spot with abundant streams, green meadows, and untouched nature boasting rich flora and fauna, we’ll set up camp for the night. In this remote haven, our only fellow inhabitants may be the wild denizens of the region, such as wild goats and elusive snow leopards. As night falls, we’ll find ourselves nestled in the serenity of nature, spending the night in our tents beside the captivating Lake Kulun-Ata.


  • Day 5: In the morning, enveloped by the pristine beauty of untouched nature, we’ll indulge in the serenity of mountain life beside the captivating Lake Kulun-Ata. Our journey continues along the left bank of the lake, following a path that winds along the slopes, gradually ascending and providing us with ever-changing perspectives of the surroundings. The varied terrain showcases the natural allure of the region.After bidding farewell to Lake Kulun-Ata, our descent begins through challenging rocky paths. The ambiance is accompanied by the sound of a mountain river, cascading along the rocky steps of the terrain. Today’s trail leads us to the second lake, Ortokol, where we’ll establish our next campsite. Nestled in the embrace of this scenic setting, we’ll spend the evening in awe of the natural wonders that surround us.


  • Day 6: On the concluding day of our trek, an early breakfast sets the tone for our descent back to the Chalkan jailoo, marking the completion of our circular journey around Kulun-Ata. Descending through the familiar landscapes, we’ll relish the last glimpses of the breathtaking scenery. For a delightful picnic lunch, we’ll join a local shepherd, savoring the unique flavors of the region. Afterward, we’ll continue our descent, reaching the village of Konduk. Here, the comforts of a shower await before we embark on the car journey back to Osh, concluding our long day. As the journey wraps up, we carry with us the indelible impressions and emotions forged during our exploration of this remarkable region, leaving us with lasting memories of the beauty and serenity found in the heart of Kyrgyzstan.

(English) Expedition Bliss: Kulun-Ata Lake Loop Adventure

Abfahrt Ende Status Preis Buchen

Jul 10, 2024 - Mi

Jul 15, 2024 - Mo


300 USD



(English) For inquiries and discussions about the expedition, feel free to contact us via email at info@kyrgyzstan-tourism.com. We’ll be happy to provide all the details and assist you in securing your spot for this unforgettable adventure!

(English) The expedition commences from the vibrant city of Osh. Our journey begins with a meeting over lunch, which will be hosted at one of the cozy coffee shops in Osh city. Before start our adventure, a comprehensive briefing and presentation of the expedition plans will be conducted, ensuring that all participants are well-informed and ready for the exciting journey ahead.

(English) Getting to Osh offers multiple options for convenience:

  1. Domestic Flights from Bishkek:
    • Experience a quick and comfortable journey with domestic flights from Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan, to Osh. The flight takes approximately 1 hour, and one-way tickets are available at around 50 USD.
  2. Public Share Taxi from Bishkek to Osh:
    • Opt for a scenic route by taking a public share taxi from Bishkek to Osh. This road trip provides a unique way to witness the landscapes of Kyrgyzstan. The cost is approximately 20 USD per person, and the journey takes about 10 hours.

Choose the travel option that suits your preferences, whether it’s the efficiency of a flight or the adventure of a road trip, and get ready to embark on your expedition from the enchanting city of Osh.

(English) Yes, we provide you with camping tents and mats. 


We recommend you to travel with a soft material bag and a small day-pack. Please

bear in mind the porters will be carrying your luggage so please ensure they are of

good quality, have strong straps and secure zips.

In terms of clothes, it is all about layers as you could experience temperatures (in

celsius) that range from zero to thirty degrees. Though the weather will

usually be less extreme than this, you will find yourself adding and removing layers

a fair amount during a day, especially if you are walking. As such lots of layers are

essential and we would recommend packing a range of clothes from t-shirts, long

sleeve t-shirts, jumpers, shorts and trousers.


  • Thermal underwear
  • Good quality fleece pullovers and trouses-100% polyester
  • A good rain/windproof jacket with a hood and trousers
  • Good quality socks with cushions and climate control (several pairs).
    • Lightweight trousers (the combat style are the most practical, especially the ones

That unzip to make shorts) for walking

  • One pair ankle length boots/or walking shoes with a good grip profile. We

Recommend ‘cortex’ as it is light and breathable, though leather is better in wet

      and snowy weather. Please ensure you have ‘broken‘ the boots in, new ones could cause aggravation.

  • Fleece hat with earflaps and sun hat.
    • You may like to bring a pair of rubber slippers/flip flops to pad around in.
    • Swimming suit/shorts (you may like to cool off in the streams on the walks)
    • Light gloves
    • Shorts
  • Torch (plus spare batteries)
  • Penknife – either Swiss Army or Leatherman, though the guide will have one.
  • Sun glasses with UV protection
  • Sun cream with high SPF
  • Insect Repellent
  • Blister plasters

We recommend you to carry in your daypack

  • Bearing in mind that you will not be able to access your main bag whilst you are

Out walking, we recommend the following items be carried in your daypack:

  • 1 x 25/30litre daypack with air-comfort system/back support.
  • Water proof jacket
  • Extra fleece/warm layer
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses
  • Suncream with high SPF
  • Lip salve
  • Lightweight scarf which can double up as a headscarf.

(English) For this expedition, we set a symbolic price for the purpose of exploration of the region and the further development of active tourism in the region.

The participation fee is included

  • tour guide
  • tent/mat rental
  • meals during the tour
  • local transfer from Osh to Konduk vilalge and back to Osh
  • overnight in the homestay of Konduk village
  • enter fees to the area
  • local guide services

Not included

  • Accommodations in Osh or Bishkek hotels
  • Transports Bishkek to Osh 
  • Other services out of the program
  • Porter services 

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