First ascents Kyrgyzstan expedition: Mountaineering Kuiluu Range

On this first ascents Kyrgyzstan expedition you with be mountaineering Kuiluu Range. A rarely visited area of South East of Kyrgyzstan with many unclimbed peaks.

15 days
£715 to 1,275
First ascents Kyrgyzstan expedition: Mountaineering Kuiluu Range

The region is situated in Issyk-Kul Lake region to the south of Terskey Ala-Too ridge in the interfluves: the Kuilu river in the north, the Uchkul in the south, the Sarydjaz in the east and the Irtash in the west. The range stretches for 50 km to the north-west.

Altitude reaches 5,281 m (Konstituzii) relief is more dissected than one of the Akshiirak with elevation up to 1,100m. Among numerous glaciers there are a lot of rocky walls and various stages of icefall. Majority of peaks are unclimbed which gives a good perspective for first ascents and new routes.

The range of difficulty for mountaineering Kuiluu Range is quite wide from the easy routes to moderate. Mountains are formed by metamorphic and igneous rock. Four main sub-regions can be identified in Kuiluu region, such as the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western. Each region has different access and development.

All tourists must have a medical insurance for the particular activities with a minimum coverage of USD 35 000.

Border permit is required and must be arranged preliminary. Paper work takes 5-6 weeks.

Prices for first ascents Kyrgyzstan expedition in 2021:

Group of 3 persons – USD 1275 per person

Group of 5 persons – USD 975 per person

Group of 6 persons – USD 885 per person

Group of 8 persons – USD 780 per person

Group of 10 persons – USD 715 per person

Price Includes

  • Registration in passport department OVIR (if required)
  • Border permit
  • Registration in local Rescue Service
  • Certificate of ascent issued by Kyrgyz Alpine Club
  • Airport transfers in Bishkek
  • Transfers Bishkek-Karakol - Bishkek by car or minibus
  • Transfers Karakol – Kuiluu - Karakol by vehicle (UAZ or GAZ-66)
  • Accommodation: - - in Bishkek: Hotel 3* – for 3 nights (including early check-in); in Karakol: Guest House – for 2 nights
  • Full board in the Base Camp
  • Cooking services
  • All kitchen and dining utensils and gas
  • Visa support (if required)

Price Excludes

  1. Lunch/Dinner in Bishkek – from USD 10 per person per time
  2. Tents for accommodation - USD 85 per tent per program; Note: Deposit – USD 300 per item
  3. High altitude tent for rent – USD 120 per programme per item; Note: Deposit – USD 450 per item
  4. Rent of satellite phone for ascent – USD 10 per day; Note: Deposit – USD 350, (Thuraya airtime is charged extra)
  5. Transfer / flight from Almaty or Tashkent to Bishkek from USD 90 per person one way transfer
  6. Bar
  7. English speaking Mountain guide

What to expect

Day to day plan for first ascents Kyrgyzstan expedition

1st Day. Arrival to Bishkek
Arrival in Bishkek. Accommodation in a hotel. Meeting with the company's representatives and discuss further expedition’s details. Take border permits.
2nd Day. Bishkek – Karakol
Transfer to Karakol town. Overnight in Guest house
3rd Day. Karakul – Kuiluu Range
Early morning transfer to Kuiluu Range by vehicle till the end of the route, reach climbing area by foot or by horses. Horses can be hired from local nomads (this service can not be booked in advance).
4th – 12th Days. Acclimatization. Climbing and Mountaineering Kuiluu Range
13th Day. Kuiluu Range – Karakol
Transfer to Karakol. Rest and overnight in a guest house.
14th Day. Karakol – Bishkek
Comfortable car or minibus will pick you up from the guest house after the breakfast. Long driving to Bishkek. Rest. Overnight in Hotel.
15th. Day. Departure
Early check-in, airport transfer, departure.


First ascents Kyrgyzstan expedition: Mountaineering Kuiluu Range: From £715 to £1,275 for 15 days

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