Duration: 12 days
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Season: February, March, April, May
Accommodations: hotels, guesthouse, and camping
Group size: 2-6 pax
Transport: Combined – 4×4 wheel vehicle
Requirements: trekking boots, weatherproof winter warm clothes, hat, winter sleeping bag, and sunscreen
Bishkek. Arrival at Manas airport. Pick up and transfer to Bishkek. Hotel accommodation. (Optional: city tour).
Bishkek – Chong-Kemin
Travel for Chong-Kemin. Welcome in the ranger homestay in the gorge Shumkar Tor. After lunch take horses and ride up into the gorge for sightseeing around. Photo hunting for roe deer, wild boar, dears. Sleep in the guesthouse with dinner
Chong-Kemin – Jaichy (Kok-Sai)
Early morning photographing the wild life in Shumkar Tor. Breakfast in the guesthouse and transfer for Jaichy village to the next ranger guesthouse in Bokonbaevo region. Lunch and rest in the guesthouse with dinner.
Workshop with rangers. Check in and set up the video traps in the Mountain Kok-Sai.
Overnight in Jaichy guesthouse.
Jaichy – Kainar
Today day driving to Kainar lake. Lunch picnic on the way. Arrival in the base camp. Dinner and overnight
Photographing day for Marco Polo, Ibex, Wold
Kainar – Karakol
Breakfast. Travel back to Karakol. Accommodation in the hotel. Hot springs
Karakol – Tamchy
Today visit Snow leopard reservation center, spend the time at the place. Afternoon transfer for Tamchy, accommodation in the guesthouse with dinner
Tamchy – Bishkek
Breakfast. Transfer for Bishkek. Accommodation in the guesthouse. Farewell dinner.
Transfer for Airport.