HELICOPTER TOURS TO THE FOOT OF KHAN TENGRI

Updated: Apr 3, 2021

1 - 5 DAY TOURS TO THE MAJESTIC TIEN SHAN MOUNTAINS


Our company provides you with a unique chance to see the Tien Shan mountains with the two highest seven-thousanders of Kyrgyzstan: Pobeda Peak and Khan Tengri Peak. A flight to the Base Camp and a walk along the South Inylchek glacier will not leave anyone indifferent, and moreover, you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience! You will fly in a helicopter operated by experienced pilots who involved in mountain rescue operations on hight altitude and unstable weather conditions. This means that you are in good hands!


1 Day tour to the "South Inylchek" Base camp (4100m)


Price: 599 euro/pax


We offer you to visit Base Camp «South Inylchek» at the foot of 7000+ meter above sea level peaks Khan Tengri and Pobeda (Victory). Helicopter flight, bird eye view of the magnificent Tien-Shan Mountains will leave unforgattable impression on everybody!


Itinerary:

Early in the morning start the tour from Karakol town to Karkara valley helipad (120km, around 2 hours drive). Around 8 am start the flight to the foot of Khan Tengri and Pobeda peak. During the flight you will see mystical mountain Mertzbakher lake. The helicopter will drop you off at the base camp "South Inylchek". You will have time to have a short walk on the glacier. After you will fly back to Karkara helipad and transfer to Karakol town.

You will get breathtaking memories with you.


The Price includes:

  • Helicopter flight Base Camp «Karkara» - Base camp «South Inylchek» - Base Camp «Karkara»;

  • Border zone permit

  • Transfer Bishkek-Karkara-Bishkek

Optionals:

  • Transfer Karakol - Karkara helipad - Karakol - 100 euro (car up to 4 people);



5 days helicopter tour to the South Inylchek base camp


Price: 599 euro/pax


Day 1. Transfer Bishkek - BC "Karkara"


The bus from Bishkek leaves early in the morning the day before the flight to BC "South Inylchek". The way to BC "Karkara" runs along the northern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul and takes about 8 hours (470 km). Stop on the way for lunch. In Karkar, you will be accommodated in comfortable double tents and dinner.


Day 2. Helicopter flight from BC "Karkara" - BC "South Inylchek"


In the morning, take a helicopter flight during which you will fly over the beautiful landscapes of the Tien Shan: starting from a green meadow with low hills, which smoothly turn into snow-capped peaks of high mountains. You will fly over the longest and largest glacier of the Tien Shan - Inylchek, see the “mystical” mountain lake “Merzbacher”. The helicopter will drop you off at the base camp "South Inylchek". From the Base Camp you can see the highest peaks of Kyrgyzstan: Pobeda Peak (7439 m) and Khan Tengri Peak (7010 m).


Day 3.4. Base Camp "South Inylchek"


Free time for walking on the glacier.


Day 5. Flight back to BC "Karkara" and transfer to Bishkek.


Attention! This tour can be carried out from the middle of July to the end of August.



Price includes:


Helicopter flight BC "Karkara" - BC "South Inylchek" - BC "Karkara"

Accommodation in BC "South Inylchek" in double tents

3 meals a day in BC "South Inylchek"

Transfer Bishkek - Karkara - Bishkek

Border zone permit

Lunch on the way to BC "Karkara" and lunch box on the way back.


Upon additional request, it is possible to organize a transfer from / to the city of Karakol.


Schedule of the flights

July: 12, 14, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 29, 30

August: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 22


 

Accommodation and meals in the base camps:


On the way from At Jailoo to the base camp "South Inylchek" (4100m) there are 7 base camps


BC South Inylchek: offers 50 double tents. On the territory of the base camp there are 3 toilets, a bathhouse and 1 dining tent for 50 people.


Living conditions of BC South Inylchek:


Accommodation in spacious tents (2 people in a tent), which are set up on a wooden platform, with comfortable mattresses.


Dining tents with home-cooked meals including vegetarian options


Sauna (Russian bath)


Bar with assorted drinks


Electric generator


Satellite connection


the Internet


Walkie-talkies (for communication with groups of climbers on the mountain)


Climbing equipment for rent (tents, ropes, a set of pots, gas burners).


Professional guide services


Porter services


In our camps, there is radio communication with the base station of Karkara and our guests are always aware of the helicopter flight schedule.


Accommodation cost for clients with double occupancy in a tent:


Accommodation with breakfast - 25 euro per person per day

Accommodation with breakfast and dinner - 47 euro per person per night

Accommodation with 3 meals a day - 50 euro per person per day

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