- 7/8 days’ backcountry skinning and skiing with Snoworks instructor/mountain guide
- Meals and accommodation as detailed in itinerary
- Return transfers from Bishkek
- Transfers to ski areas (with the exception of snowmobiles)
- Snoworks instructor/guide and host for duration of the trip
Price does not include:
- International flights from UK to Bishkek
- Any extra activities
- Snowmobile tows (approximately $120 per snowmobile for 2/3 people depending on how many tows)
- Meals not listed in itinerary
Skill Level Required
Skiers must have experience of skinning; this is a back country touring adventure.
21 January 2020: Aeroflot 2579 departs Heathrow 13.30, lands Moscow 2025
21 January 2020: Aeroflot 1882 departs Moscow 21.25 lands Bishkek 0450 on 22 January 2020
1 February 2020: Aeroflot 1881 departs Bishkek 1705 lands Moscow 1855
1 February 2020: Aeroflot 263 departs Moscow 1950 lands Heathrow 2105
DEPARTURE DAY FROM UK – 21 JANUARY
Fly from London Heathrow via Moscow to Bishkek with Aeroflot on Tuesday evening. International flights are not included in the price to allow for flexibility. See recommended international flights above.
DAY 1 – ARRIVE BISHKEK/TRANSFER TO KARAKOL – 22 JANUARY
After landing and collecting luggage, we will head straight to the mountains passing the stunning scenery of Issy-Kul Lake en route. This is a transfer of around 6 hours, we will check into our guest house and get out onto the slopes in Karakol for the afternoon for skiing and equipment checks. Accommodation and dinner in local guest house.
DAY 2/3 – SKI KARAKOL – 23/24 JANUARY
Two full days’ skiing in the Karakol area with the chance of some snowmobile ascents (cost not included and payable locally). Half board included in local guest house.
DAY 4/5/6 – TRANSFER TO JERGALAN VILLAGE – 25/26/27 JANUARY
Our base for the next three days backcountry skiing in this stunning area, powder snow is highly likely and we will have the mountains to ourselves. Overnight in a local guest house with lunch and dinner on transfer day and full board for the rest of your stay included.
DAY 7 – TRANSFER JERGALAN YURT CAMP – 28 JANUARY
Transfer to our Yurt camp on skis, making the most of this stunning area’s backcountry routes. Full board included.
DAY 8 – JERGALAN VALLEY – 29 JANUARY
Full day’s backcountry skiing. Full board included.
DAY 9 – TRANSFER TO JERGALAN VILLAGE
Transfer back to our village base on skis. Full board included.
DAY 10 – TRANSFER TO BISHKEK
We say farewell to the mountains and drive back to Bishkek, this transfer will be around 8 hours. Overnight in a local hotel and a chance to either have dinner in the hotel or explore the capital. Breakfast included.
DAY 11 – FLY BACK TO UK
Transfer to the airport in the morning and flight back to the UK.