SEVEN BULLS TREK
Trip code: DJO-3
Trip season: 01/07-31/10
Duration: 3 days
Departures: guaranteed subject to 4 people travelling. Please contact us for individual departures.
Accommodation: 2 nts-tents
Meals: Full board 2 breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 dinners.
Transportation: Motor roads: Comfortable a/c vehicle. Off road: Army truck
Group size: No minimum set, Maximum 10
Price: On request.
Extensions: It is possible to combine your tour with other activities in Kyrgyzstan or extend it to other Central Asian republics: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan. Please inquire.
Description: This three days-long trek takes in truly amazing mountain valleys of Eastern Kyrgyzstan - Djety Oguz and Karakol. Once you are there you will see the charming beauty of world's second largest alpine lake Issyk-Kul, mountain ranges, passes and snow capped peaks which dominate over the area. There are also magnificent views of the Djety-Oguz Wall - an interconnected series of peaks of 4200 m and higher. On the way you will also get acquainted with symbols of Issyk-Kul area - Seven oxen cliff and broken heart of the beauty. The tour begins and ends with the opportunity to visit some of Kyrgyzstan's finest cultural and historical treasures.
Route: The route begins with drive to Djety Oguz valley. We turn left to Telety valley and here, porters take over and carry personal luggage and camping gear for the trek through stunning mountain scenery. The trekking route, known as the 'Seven Bulls Trek', goes through cool juniper groves and passes, many tempestuous rivers, high glaciated summits and a wide variety of colorful panoramas with breathtaking landscapes. The alpine meadows here are extremely beautiful with a profusion of flowers and lush grass pastures. Several Golden Eagles have their home here along with other colorful bird and wild-life.
Grade: The tour is three days trekking on foot. Paths are generally in good shapes. Mountain passes are steep but not technically difficult. The trek is porter-assisted, so you need to carry only a day pack with some of your belongings. Average walking time is around 5-6 hours per day. Daily altitude gain is about 500-800 m. You must be reasonably fit to attempt this trek. Trekking/hiking and camping background advisable but not essential.
Trek Crew: The trek is assisted by guide, cook and porters who carry camping gear for the trek.