If you’re in love with mountains and want a challenging mountaineering experience, then this tour is for you. This two-week program will lead you in the Pamir mountains, located between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
You’ll climb the Razdelnaya Peak (6148m or 20171ft), on the trail to the fabulous Lenin Peak (7134m). It’s a great training program before trying the Lenin.
This tour is accessible to beginners, as long as you’re in a good physical condition and have some mountain experience.
Day 2Flight to Osh and transfer to the Ashik-Tash Base Camp
Bishkek - Osh
Early in the morning, we take a domestic flight to Osh.
Osh - Achik-Tash Base Camp (3600 m)
We then drive to the Ashik-Tash camp, located at 3600m (11811ft) altitude. This is the base camp for excursions to the Peak Lenin.
Day 3Hike to a waterfall
This is our first day at the base camp and the start of our adventure. We go for a short hike to a waterfall to acclimatize. We’ll be back at the camp for lunch. In the afternoon, we’ll check our equipment with the team.
Day 4Acclimatization Day
Achik-Tash Base Camp (3600 m) - Petrovsky Peak
We go for a new hike to get used to the altitude. This time, we head towards the crest of the Petrovsky Summit, at around 4000m altitude. After three hours of hiking, we’ll have an impressive panoramic view on the Alay Valley and Ashik-Tash.
Day 5Towards Camp 1
Achik-Tash Base Camp (3600 m) - Camp N°1 Lenine
After breakfast, we leave for Lenin camp 1. It will take around 6 hours to reach it. We walk progressively in alpine pastures, and on the Puteshestvennikov Pass. You can rent horses to carry your belongings (optional).
Day 6Summiting Domashni and Yuhin Peaks, 5100 m
Camp N°1 Lenine - Domashni and Yuhin Peaks ( 5100 m)
Today, we go for a new adventure towards the Domashniy and Yuhin Summits (5100m), to train.
Day 7Preparing for the ascent
In the morning, we’ll follow a training to get ready for our expedition. With your teammates and mountain guides, you’ll do a few exercises on ice, and go over the security rules.
Free time to rest after lunch.
Day 8Towards camp 2
Camp N°1 Lenine - Camp N°2 Lenine
A new day to prepare for our adventure. We leave early in the morning with our crampons. The guide will show the way, and we walk cautiously roped, cross several ice crevasses. The hike is difficult and surprising, but magical.
After 7-9 hours of walking, we reach camp 2. You will cook dinner.
Day 9Peak Razdelnya
Camp N°2 Lenine - Razdelnaya Peak (6148m)
We leave early in the morning to finally summit Razdelnaya Peak! The slope is abrupt and steep until the crest. We walk accurately in ropes until we reach the summit.
We head back to our camp after enjoying our victory.
Day 10 - 11Back to base camp
Camp N°2 Lenine - Achik-Tash Base Camp (3600 m)
We head back to Ashik-Tash base camp and put an end to our exciting adventure! Lunch in camp N°1.
We’ll be warmly welcomed at the base camp and be able to rest.
Since we cannot predict the weather forecast at this altitude, we take an extra day to be on the safe side.
Day 12Transfer to Osh
Achik-Tash Base Camp (3600 m) - Osh
We drive back to Osh early in the morning and leave you at your hotel, where you’ll be able to enjoy some comfort.
Day 13Back to Bishkek
Osh - Bishkek
We fly back to the capital. Transfer to your hotel.
We visit the Ala Too Square in the center of Bishkek. Meeting place for Bishkek’s youth, it comes alive every evening with families and friends who come here to relax. It’s also an important historical place, since it hosted several revolutions.