Big walls of Karavshin

Did you want to reach more and more new highs? If they are located in a paradise place! So we invite you to visit our country, the country on the edge of the Rocky Mountains. It is located in southwestern Kyrgyzstan, a mountainous region of Pamir-Alai, very similar to the rocky mountains of South American Patagonia, but the height of the rock walls of these mountains reach over 2000 m. Many rivers bring their purest water from these Rocky Mountains. There are the rivers like Laylak, Karavshin, Ak-Suu, Kara-Suu, Orta Chashma, Uponum and many others. This area is located in a picturesque mountain area. This means clean air and beautiful sceneries.

The unique peaks in the region of Ak Su - Karavshin are more complicated and therefore more attractive for climbing in these mountains. Everyone can choose his own his route according to his interests. And the fans of technically difficult climbs there are many interesting routes, from relatively simple to very complicated. If you want to test your strength, agility, flexibility and endurance, be sure you will find it. There are the picturesque Peaks like Ak-Su (5355m), Block (5299m), Iskander (5120m), Pyramidalnaya (5509m), Asan-Usan and 1000 years of Russia.

Duration – 21 days*

Countries – Kyrgyzstan (Uzbekistan)

Time – July – September

International Mountain Camp – «Karavshin»


Day 1. Arrival to Tashkent.

Day 2. Transfer from Tashkent to Uzbek/Tajik border “Aybek” (90 km). Then route to Tajik/Kyrgyz border (160 km). Meet with Kyrgyz guide and transfer to the Ozgorush village (75 km). camp at 1700 m in the tents.

Day 3. Trekking to BC on the foot of Ak Su Peak at 2400 m. 8 hrs of walk. Transportation of the luggage will be on the horses. Accommodation in the tents or yurts.

Day 4. Acquaintance with area of the camp, preparing for ascensions.

Day 5 - 18. Acclimatization and ascensions.

Day 19. Descend to the village Ozgorush. Accommodation at home stay. Farewell dinner. Overnight.

Day 20. Transfer to Batken city. Flight to Bishkek. Hotel or guest house accommodation.

Day 21. Departure from Bishkek.

* The program can be prolonged by pre-request till 5-6 weeks. 

Cost includes:

  • All the necessary documents and formalities.
  • Meetings/seeing-off in airports.
  • Flight from Batken to Bishkek (or in case schedule time from Osh to Bishkek).
  • All transfers according the program.
  • Accommodation in guesthouses or hotels 2* with breakfast.
  • Services in Base Camp (BC) «Karavshin»:
    • Accommodation in double and triple tents.
    • Three time different meals, including vegetarian food.
    • Services of instruction of mountain specialist (mountain guide).
    • Services of transportation the luggage from Ozgorush village to BC and return.
    • Tents-mess-rooms for rest, meals and amusement (music, viewing photos on PC an other).
    • Storage.
    • Sauna (steam room).
    • Toilet.
    • Electricity (220V, 50Hz).

Cost does not include:

  • Kyrgyzstan visa, Uzbekistan visa (2 entries).
  • Rent of mountaineering equipment and tents for ascending.
  • Personal equipment.
  • Meals in the cities and during the transfers.
  • Insurance.
  • Registration in rescue service.
  • Food during ascensions.
  • Radio and phone services.
  • Tipping.
  • Peaks Altitude Category
    Yellow Wall 3800m 5a
    Kotina 4521m 5b
    1000 let Krescheniya Rusi 4507m 6a-6b
    Asan 4230m 5b-6a
    Usen 4378m 6a
    Slesova 4240m 6a
    Karasu 5309m 6b
    Piramidalniy 5509m 5b

    ATTENTION! By your request we can organize Base Camp and ascensions to the peaks in Laylak gorge:

    Peaks Altitude Category
    Blok 5239m 5a-6a
    Iskander 5120m 5a-6a
    Petrogradec 5163m 3a
    Admiralteec 5090m 5b-6a
    Aksu main 5355m 5b-6b


    * The region where the itinerary will pass, is in the area of border control. For traveling in this region the permit of border zone pass are required. For required registration and permits we will need only the scanned copy of your passport, the page with your details and the dates exact of your visits to the region. You can just send us the remained details 3 weeks before your arrival and all necessary permits will be ready for your arrival.

    ** The amount of your insurance must be at least 20 000 USD. Do not forget to indicate the coordinate with whom can contact the rescue group in case of accidents. And of course the coordinates of your insurance company, for efficiency work of rescue team.

    *** There is a possibility of acquiring high-rise product at the base camp according your reservation before your arrival.