This Kyrgyzstan ski touring holiday in Suusamyr Valley and Arslanbob is both an adventure exploring the mountains and a course to improve your skinning skills.
How about to get a taste of the purest mountain air, to touch the real virgin snow, to travel along the Great Silk Road and check your ski skills? We offer you to visit places where all your dreams will come true.
The first destination is Suusamyr valley. Gorgeous peace of mountain peaks, predictable weather conditions, historical value and relatively short distance from the capital of Kyrgyzstan makes this place one of the most popular among tourists and extreme sportsmen. The ski base there is equipped with everything that you may need for rest and comfortable stay when you are not skiing. Many itineraries have been explored in the valley, as well as routes for ski touring.
As soon as you enjoy the beauty of the Great Silk Road pearl Suusamyr valley, we would be happy to arrange your transfer to picturesque Arslanbob. It is located 175 km far from the Osh city. Arslanbob health resort is situated at the foot of Babash-Ata Range; it becomes more and more popular among the tourists. There are several reasons for the growing popularity of this place: unique nature, relic nuts’ forests, dizzy views and new routes make this area an ideal place for a free ride and ski touring.
Prices for Kyrgyzstan ski touring holiday in Suusamyr valley and Arslanbob in 2021
Group of 4 people + 1 free guide – USD 860 per person
Group of 6 people + 1 free guide – USD 850 per person
Group of 8 people + 1 free guide – USD 760 per person
Group of 10 people + 1 free guide – USD 690 per person
Single supplement in Suusamyr – USD 120 per person per programme
Itinerary for Kyrgyzstan ski touring holiday in Suusamyr valley and Arslanbob
1st Day. Bishkek – Suusamyr
We will meet you at the airport in the capital of Kyrgyzstan upon your arrival by the morning flight. The plan is a three-hour transfer by pre-arranged transport to the Suusamyr ski base. Comfortable rooms, full board, warm sauna and other options will be provided for your comfortable staying at the ski base.
You will enjoy magnificent views and feel part of Kyrgyz unique nature during the trip to ski base. Acclimatization skiing from the nearest slopes can be arranged just after the check-in, some rest and lunch. As soon as you come back to the cozy atmosphere of the ski base, you will taste a delicious dinner, which includes dishes of national cuisine.
2nd-3rd Days. Ski touring, exploration of new routes
This time is for gaining experience, new routes and slopes exploring, acquaintance with the territories and ski touring skills improvement. Accommodation will be arranged in Suusamyr ski base.
Note: Participants choose routes for skiing by themselves according to the group physical training, experience and weather conditions.
4th Day. Suusamyr valley – Arslanbob area
We will arrange a quite long transfer to the picturesque resort area, surrounded by walnut and fruit trees – Arslanbob village. It takes about 8 hours. The total distance is 430 kilometers. The road is mainly mountainous.
Arslanbob is famous with its curative mud, climate therapy, and just as a good place for rest. According to the legend, Alexander the Great brought healing nuts from Arslanbob to Greece; nowadays, nuts are known as "walnuts".
Accommodation on this day will be arranged in a guesthouse, which offers all necessary services for comfort and full board.
5th-8th Days. Ski tour, exploration of new routes
The period of ski touring to new slopes planned preliminary. Accommodation will be arranged in the same guesthouse.
As an option you can order two-days ski trip to mountain area and pre-book accommodation in a mountain hut within the framework of the program. Ski equipment and meals will be delivered by horses. Extra service should be paid additionally.
9th Day. Arslanbob – Osh city
Breakfast. Further we will arrange a transfer to Osh city for you by a comfortable transport along the modern mountain highway. The trip will take up about 3 hours. The distance from the village to the city is 135 kilometers. You may have some rest upon the arrival and later enjoy exploring local sites and choose something exotic from the menu of local cuisine in town restaurants.
10th Day. Way home
On this day, you will have a breakfast in the guesthouse, then a quick airport transfer and check-in for a departure flight.
Participants in the Kyrgyzstan ski touring holiday in Suusamyr valley and Arslanbob should have their personal ski outfit, which should be checked preliminary.
If the group prefers to send ski gear/outfit to Bishkek in advance, we (ITMC) will arrange customs clearance.