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Lenin Peak Expedition

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 21 - 28 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination(s): Kyrgyzstan   Uzbekistan  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: July
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3620 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4250 US Dollar (USD)

The ice wall of Lenin Peak (7,134 m high, other name is Kuh-i-Garmo) is unforgettable scenery seen after you reach the Alaisky valley with very rare summer settlements of local herders ("jailau"). Visiting these settlements makes interesting social experience. The climbing of Lenin Peak from North (5A CC mountaineering) is perfect adventure and recommended as preparation to climb much difficult peaks (Communism, Pobeda, Khan-Tengri) due to very few technical climbing is involved but you can obtain excellent high-altitude acclimatization. All the participants who will successfully climb the Lenin peak will be awarded with special diploma.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival to Bishkek or Tashkent. Meeting at airport. Transfer to hotel **.

Day 2: Flight Bishkek-Osh or transfer Tashkent-Osh, meeting at airport, hotel accommodation **.

Day 3: Trahsfer Osh-Achik-Tash (the base camp on 3500 m aka "Onion Glade"), about 10 hrs drive on Pamirsky Trakt (Pamir Highway), high pass: 3615 m, en route. You make a stop for lunch in intermediate base "Taldyk" on Pamir Highway, we serve a variety of meals and drinks in a yurt (Kyrgyz national dwelling) which makes your trip less tiring! Tent accommodation (2 persons tents) at BC.

Day 4: Preparation day. Acclimatization ascent on Petrovskogo Peak (4700 m) or Travellers Pass (4150 m) - recommended. Tent accommodation at BC.

Day 5: Climb to the Camp-1 (ABC, 4400 m) through Travelers' Pass (4150 m), about 5 hours. Tent accommodation (2-persons tent) in ABC (4200 m).

Day 6: Climb to the Camp-2, 5300 m. Steep ice slope, crevasses, then traverse to so-called "Skovorodka" (flat area).

Day 7: Climb to the Camp-3, 6100 m, via the spur and Peak Razdelnaya (6200 m).

Day 8: Descent to the Camp-1 (ABC). Tent accommodation.

Day 9: Descent to the base camp 3500 m. Tent accommodation in BC.

Day 10: Day of rest. Tent accommodation in BC.

Day 11: Preparations for climbing (assault attempt). Tent accommodation in BC.

Days 12-14: Climb to the Camp-1 (ABC, 4200 m, tent accommodation), Camp-2 (5300 m) and Camp-3 (6100 m).

Day 15: Ascent of the summit 7134 m. Along the narrow ridge to the "Knife" (steep ice spur with fixed ropes), then on the rocky ridge to the plateau (6900-7000 m) and to the summit. Descent to the Camp-3 reverse way.

Day 16: Descent to the Camp-1 (ABC). Tent accommodation in ABC.

Day 17: Descent to the base camp, 3500 m. Tent accommodation in BC.

Day 18: Spare day for the case of bad weather.

Day 19: Transfer to Osh (lunch stop in "Taldyk" intermediate yurt camp). Hotel accommodation **. Optional excursion to holy Sulaimon Hill and cave museum.

Day 20: Flight to Bishkek or transfer to Tashkent. Overnight in hotel.

Day 21: Transfer hotel-airport. Departure from Bishkek.

Note: The citizens of most industrial states don't need visa support for Kyrgyzstan and can apply for the visa upon arrival at Bishkek airport ($60 for 1-month tourist visa).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- OVIR registration
- Meeting/seen off and transfers in Bishkek (Tashkent)
- Flight Bishkek-Osh or transfer Tashkent-Osh, transfer Osh-Onion Glade
- Lunch in intermediate camp on Pamir Highway during transfer Osh-Onion Glade-Osh
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Bishkek (Tashkent) and 2 nights in Osh **
- All permits
- The service of experienced climbing guide and expedition leader
- Porterage
- Climbing food and fuel.

Price Excludes:
- Travel to and from Bishkek (Tashkent)
- Visa fees
- Alcoholic beverages and other luxuries
- Personal items
- Insurance.

About This Supplier
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Location: Russia
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2007

M16327 since year 1999 offers mountaineering, climbing, trekking, white water rafting, horse riding, back country skiing, heliskiing, fishing tours in Russia and Central Asia (Pamir, Pamir Alai, Tien Shan, Altai, Sayan mountain areas). Since 2003 we're recommended by world's most popular guidebook publisher...

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