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Journey in Turgen


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 By the Turgen gorge up to the Mountain Institute glacier. Then follow the path in East direction, cross the pass and trek down by Temirtas river and mountain plateau back to the Trekking Club safari-camping.
 June - October
 Duration of the tour
 5 days, 4 nights
 Average walking time per day
 5-6 hours
 Difference of heights
 Walking grade
 Weather conditions:
 +16°С…+20°Сduring a day, +4°С...+8°Сin the night
 What to take with you  list of necessary gear/clothes for trekking

The first part of a trek follows really pictorial Turgen canyon with its great Kairak waterfall. Then you will see a wide altitude plateau with a chain of nice lakes, and a huge Mountain Institute glacier (one of the biggest in North Tian Shan ). Trek back follows the glacier near Saz peak, then the path goes in a direction of Donjailau plateau along a Temirtas riverbank. A number of beautiful lakes and high altitude pastures (dzhailau) will be passed by on a way back.

    Day 1            
Trek by the Turgen river up to the confluence with Kairak river (waterfall), wade the flow and camping on a left side of Turgen, 5 hours. Overnight in tents at a height of 2300m
    Day 2
Cross up to the plateau with 3 big lakes, 5-6 hours. Overnight in tents at a height of 3100m
    Day 3
Trek up in a direction of Mountain Institute glacier, 5-6 hours. Overnight in tents at a moraine of a glacier, at a height f 3350m
    Day 4

Cross the Mountain Institute glacier and trek up to the Glaciologist glacier. Climb over the pass (3850m) and trek down by the moraine in a direction of Temirtas river, 6-7 hours. Overnight in tents at a height of 3200m.
    Day 5

Trek down following the Temirtas river, to the Donjailau plateau. Then turn in a direction of the Kairak waterfall and further down along a Turgen riverank to Batan village (Trekking Club safari-camping), 6-7 hours.
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Group prices:

                           Number of persons in the group
  Price for the individual service
(1 person)
Price per person in a group of 2-3 Price per person in a group of 4-8
Total cost of the program $970.00 $540.00 $495.00

The price includes:
 - transport from Almaty city to the start place and back
 - mountain guide(s) services
 - National park fees and permissions
 - rent of bivouac equipment: living tents, portable gas kitchen gear, tableware etc.
 - foodstuff for all the period of trek 
 - safety in trek: emergency satellite connection, GPS monitoring with GPS spot

The price does not include:
 - porter services. It means that all the weight of common gear (like tents, food, gas etc.) will be divided between all the members including guides, and will have to be carried all together
 - rent of personal clothes, boots etc.

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