At the foot of celestial mountains

The "Fire Ring" route

Grade of difficultyeasy

Season: 15st of July - 30st of August

Group: 4 people plus Wild Russia tour leader and support team: English-speaking mountain guide, 2 porters for the food and camping equipment, driver.

Land cost:  4 pax - $2125
Land cost:  6 pax - $1960
Land cost:  8 pax - $1875

Weather:: from + 20 to -10 .

Transport: minivan.

Altitude: the trek starts at 2100m and finishes at 4000m.

The price includes: border area permit, all transfers according to the itinerary, 2 nights in Bishkek 4* hotel, 2 nights in Kara-Kol 3* hotel, helicopter flight from the Base camp, rest at the Issyk-Kul in privat 3* resort, FB during the trek, tent and exquipment rent, sattelite phone, GPS navigator and radios for the group, local guides and Wil Russia tour leader.
the porters carry the group equipment only. Porters for the privat equipment are available at the extra charge.

Domestic flight airfare; Over luggage if any; Personal expenses; Tips; Medical insurance are not included.


Bishkek - Boom Gorge - Issyk-Kul lake - Kara-Kol town - Turgen-Aksu gorge - Chon-Ashu pass - Sary-Jas river - At-Jailoo gorge - Nansen peak - Inylchek glaiser - Mertsbakher field - Mertsbakher mountain lake - Komsomol glasier - Wild glasier - Star glasier - Base camp - Khan-Tengri peak - Pobedy peak - helicopter flight over the Inylchek glasier - Cholpon-Ata resort - Balykchi town - Bishkek

This itinerary allows you to see all the beauties of the Northern Tien-Shan, from the hot Chuya Valley with Bishkek city to the feet of the grand mountains covered in enernal snow. You'll see the blue waters of the mountain Issyk-Kul lake, second biggest in the world by the size of the water surface. You'll admire the icebergs on the surface of the Mertsbakher lake on the altitude of 3000 m and the fast waters of the Sary-Jas river.

You'll have the chance to taste the variety of the local cusine dishes and enjoy the friendly company of our experienced guides and porters will entertain you all along the way.


14 days, 13 nights



Day 1. Meeting at an airport. Transfer to Bishkek. Overnight in a 4* hotel.
Day 2. Transfer to Kara-Kol, private 3* hotel accommodation.
Day 3. Trip over the Chon-Ashu Pass (3822 m) to At-Dzhailoo in the great Inylchek valley.
Day 4. Trekking from At-Dzhailoo to Chon-Tash the beginning of glacier Inylchek. Camping.
Day 5. Trekking to glacier Bivachnyi, further up to glade Mertsbakher. Camping.
Day 6. Radial exit to lake Mertsbakher, returning to the glade. Camping.
Day 7. Trekking from glade Mertsbakher up to glacier Komsomolskiy. Camping.
Day 8. Trekking from glacier Komsomolskiy up to high-altitude camp Inylchek.
Day 9. Radial exit to the foot of peak Khan-Tengry.
Day 10. The additional day in case of bad weather.
Day 11. Overflying to the base camp Maida-Adyr and returning to Kara-Kol. 3* hotel accommodation
Day 12. Rest on the lake Issyk-Kul, in private 3* hotel.
Day 13. Returning to Bishkek. Overnight in a 4* hotel.
Day 14. Departure.
General information
Gear list
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