12 nights based on twin sharing

12 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches,      12 Dinners

Includes all transfers, guides and porters

up to 10 hours in a day

          Next trip
30.06.2018 – 11.07.2018


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This advanced adventure requires higher than average fitness level in order to achieve the summit in what can be very challenging conditions. But the rewards are phenomenal; 360 degree views of the surrounding majestic and wild Tian Shan Mountain range and the sense of achievement in attaining a peak very rarely attempted by anyone in one of the world’s most beautiful settings.

Optional extras: Horse riding, single accommodation 

Not Included: Flights, visas, insurance (mandatory), airport taxes, tips, beverages, souvenirs

Full Itinerary for Peak Palatka Advanced Climbing Adventure

Day 1: Arrive in Bishkek, view the city

Day 2: Overland by car to Karakol town where we will sort out equipment rental

Day 3: We are will drive from Karakol town for approximately 3-hours to the Altyn-Arashan by 4×4, from where we will walk 4-5-hours to the Eki-Chat camp (2800m).

Day 4: Eki-Chat to the Yiri-Tor glacier 6-7 hours walking (camp at 3900m)

Day 5: Yiri-Tor glacier to the  Sary-Chat glacier, crossing the Sary-Chat pass 4200m. We will walk 5-6-hours (camp at 4200m)

Day 6: Summit day! We will start at 4:00 o’clock in a morning, ascent will 10-15 hours, staying at the same camp (4200m)

Day 7: Sary-Chat camp to the Eki-Chat camp 7-8 hours (camp at 2800m)

Day 8: Eki-Chat to Altyn-Arashan (2400m). After 4-5-hours walking we can take a well-deserved and very relaxing dip in the natural hot springs

Day 9: Altyn-Arashan to Ak-Su vilage 4-5 hours walking then by car to Karakol town

Day 10: (stock day) for bad weather/rest etc

Day 11: Return to Bishkek for a night on the town

Day 12: Fly out of Bishkek

‘Palatka’ means ‘tent’ in Russian – the twin peaks are so named because of its beautiful symmetrical shape which resembles the old Soviet tents which climbers use to use in the region. Please contact us if you think you are up to the challenge, as we will be happy to provide you with more information about this unique and thrilling adventure.

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Flight Information:

International flights are not included in the adventure price. No national flights are required for this adventure.