Day 1: Transfer from Bishkek via Cholpon-Ata to Karkara BC. Bus from Bishkek starts in the morning, the day before helicopter flight to "South Inylchek" BC. The way to Karkara BC goes along northern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake and takes about 8 hours (470 km). Stop for lunch on the way. Accommodation and dinner in "Karkara" Base Camp.
Day 2: Helicopter flight from “Karkara” Base Camp to Base Camp “South Inylchek”. In the morning you take a helicopter and your journey starts. We fly over the magnificent mountains of Tien Shan. The views below change desperately: starting from green carpets of lower hills and slowly turning into snow capped huge mountains. You flight over one of the longest and largest glaciers of Tien Shan mountains – Inylchek, the mystical and one of the kind mountainous lake Merzbacher Lake. The helicopter lands at the Base Camp “South Inylchek” located at the altitude of 4200 m above sea level. From the camp you may observe the highest peaks of Tien Shan Mountains (Pobeda Peak (7439 m) and Khan Tengri Peak (7010 m)).
Days 3-4: At the Base camp “South Inylchek”. You have free time to hike around on the glacier and admire the snowy landscapes.
Day 5: Flight back to “Karkara” Base Camp. In the morning we take helicopter to fly back to Base camp “Karkara”. Transfer to Bishkek/Cholpon-Ata/Tyup. Attention! This tour is possible only from mid July till the end of August.
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