Welcome to Karakol, Kyrgyzstan!

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2 days “Hot Springs Express” from Jolgolot to the Altyn Arashan valley


Hot Springs Express
SEASON: May to October

HIGHLIGHTS: Altyn Arashan valley with pastures and view on Palatka Peak (5020m), Hot Springs
OVERNIGHT: nearby the Altyn Arashan hot springs either in guesthouse or in tents 

Day1
Travel from Karakol to Turgen-Aksu valley ~1-2 hours (60km). There will be short description of horseback riding and how to control your horse. You will ride your horse under the Bozuchuk pass ~5-6 hours (12km). Overnight in the tents (Elevation: 2950m).
Day2
Leaving the campsite you will ride your horse over the Bozuchuk pass (3369m) ~5-6 hours (10km). Overnight in the tent (Elevation: 2700m).
Day3
Leaving the campsite you will ride your horse over Ailanysh pass (3671m) ~5-6 hours (14km) down to Almaluu valley. Overnight in the tent (Elevation: 2500m).
Day4
Leaving the campsite you will ride your horse to Altyn-Arashan hot springs ~4-5 hours (10km). Overnight in the tents (Elevation: 2500m).
Day5
Leaving the campsite you will ride your horse to Palatka peak (5240m) and return to Altyn-Arashan hot springs ~6 hours (20km). Overnight in the tent (Elevation: 2500m).
Day6
Leaving the campsite you will ride your horse to Jolkolot village ~5-6 hours (22km). You will travel to Karakol ~15min (4km).

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Altyn-Arashan Valley
Altyn-Arashan Valley Looking to Palatka Peak (5020m)