Trek to Merzbacher Lake

publicated: 22.11.2017

Day 1. Bishkek

Arrival in Bishkek, meeting at the airport, transfer to the hotel, rest, city-tour.


Day 2. Bishkek - Ala-Archa National Park

Transfer to "Ala-Archa" National Park, hiking to the waterfall for acclimatization, return to Bishkek, accommodation at the hotel.


Day 3. Bishkek - Karakol Town

Transfer to Karakol Town, en the route visiting Burana historical Complex. Accommodation at the hotel.


Day 4. Karakol Town - to the trek start point

City-tour, visiting Orthodox church, Dungan mosque, oriental bazaar, transfer to trek start point in Atzhailau gorge (200 km), located in the valley of Inylchek river (alt-2500 m), camping.


Day 5. Trekking program

Cross Atzhailau river towards the right bank, trek up along Inylchek valley to foothill of Nansen Peak (15 km), camping.


Day 6. Trekking program

Trek up along left lateral moraine of South Inylchek Glacier to confluence with Putevodnyi Glacier, camping.


Day 7. Trekking program

Trek up along South Inylchek Glacier towards Merzbacher Lake, camping.


Day 8. Trekking program

Rest day.


Day 9. Trekking program

Radial trek to Merzbacher Lake, camping.


Day 10. Trekking program

Climb the Panorama Peak (4500 m), camping.


Day 11. Trekking program

Flight to Karkara Valley, transfer to the shore of Issyk-Kul lake, accommodation in yurt camp, rest.


Day 12. Karkara - Bishkek

Rest, after lunch transfer to Bishkek, accommodation at the hotel.


Day 13. Bishkek

Visiting bazaar for shopping, rest, accommodation in hotel.


Day 14. Bishkek

Transfer to the airport, departure.

It’s possible to change the program according to your wish…