Tour Description

Karkara is a unique place in the south-east of Kazakhstan, located at the junction of the Central and Northern Tien-Shan.

The high-altitude plateau of the Kegen valley, through which the Karkara River flows, stretches at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. An incredible landscape will appear before our eyes during the ski touring here: a snowy valley from the north rests against the peaks of the Ketmen ridge.

Our base camp will be at an altitude of 2200 meters. It is from here that our ski-touring routes in Karkara will start.

We will live in comfortable double rooms with hot showers, equipped with everything you need.

Season:

December, January, February

Price:
€570 per person in a group of 3
€500 per person in a group of 4
€460 per person in a group of 5

Required equipment:
Skis with ski-touring bindings or splitboard or snowshoes and snowboard
Ski/snowboard boots(for skiers with system of switching to walking mode)
Skins
Poles
Avalanche equipment(shovel, probe and transceiver)
Backpack of volume at least 25+ liters with ski/snowboard fixation
Goggles
Helmet
Gloves
Sunscreen and sunglasses
Thermos with tea, water tank or camelback
Head torch
Snacks(bars, muesli, special mount nutrition)

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Luggage transfer during the trip
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Transport during the trip

Tour Program

1

Day 1

Early departure from Almaty. Arrival in Karkara, accommodation in a guest house. Skitouring to the nearest location. Dinner at the guest house.

2

Day 2-3

Skitouring days. Sauna is available upon request.

3

Day 4

Fast ski touring in the morning. Dinner. Fees. Return transfer from Karkara to Almaty.

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Tour Overview

  • Pricefrom € 460
  • TypeBackcountry
  • LocationKarkara
  • Departure CityAlmaty
  • Durations 4 days 3 nights
  • LanguagesEnglish, Russian

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