Mountaineering expedition Khan-Tengri Peak

Season: July 15 – August 30

Scheme of standard programme Bishkek-Bishkek:

Days Itinerary: Accommodation
1. International flight to Bishkek.
2. Arrival in Bishkek. Transfer to Karakol (430 km, 7-8 hrs). Hotel 2* / Guest House
3. Transfer from Karakol to Maida-Adyr (180 км, 5 hrs) via Chon-Ashu Pass (3822 m). Overnight in the cottages at 2500 m. Maida-Adyr Camp
4. Acclimatization day in Maida-Adyr. Overnight in the cottages at 2500 m. Maida-Adyr Camp
5. Helicopter flight to the Base Camp South or North Khan-Tengri, (~ 25 min). Overnight in tents at 4100 м. Base Camp Tents
6-18. Acclimatization, climbing (15 days). Base Camp Tents/ own tents
19. Helicopter flight to BC Maida-Adyr (~25 min).  Overnight in the cottages at 2500 m. Maida-Adyr Camp
20. Land transfer to Karakol (180 км, 5 hrs). Hotel 2* / Guest House
21. Transfer to Bishkek (430 km, 7-8 hrs). Transfer to airport. Departure.

                                Scheme of standard programme Maida-Adyr – Maida-Adyr:

Days Itinerary: Accommodation
1. Helicopter flight to the Base Camp South or North Khan-Tengri, (~ 25 min). Overnight in climber’s own tents at 4100 м.
2-16. Acclimatization, climbing (15 days).
17. Helicopter flight from the Base Camp to Maida-Adyr (~ 25 min).

Notes:    Duration of programme can be changed by request.

Prices:

Standard programme Bishkek-Bishkek (20 days in-country):     USD 1830 per person

Standard programme Maida-Adyr – Maida-Adyr (17 days):       USD 1010 per person

Discount applies for groups of 7 persons and more for programme Bishkek – Bishkek

Service included in standard programme Bishkek-Bishkek:
– Visa support (if required)
– Registration in passport department OVIR (if required)
– Border permit
– Registration in local Rescue Service
– Certificate of ascent issued by Kyrgyz Alpine Club
-Return land transfer from Bishkek airport to Karakol
– Return land transfer from Karakol to Maida-Adyr by cross country vehicle (4 WD)
– Return helicopter flight Maida-Adyr – Khan-Tengri Base Camp
– Accommodation:
– – in Karakol: Hotel 2* or Guest House (incl. breakfast) – 2 nights
– – in Maida-Adyr Camp:Cottage (2-4 people sharing basis, incl. breakfast) – 3 night
– – in Khan-Tengri Base Camp:tents on double sharing basis
– Full board in Khan-Tengri Base Camp – 7 days
 – Fixed ropes on part of route to Khan-Tengri Peak (Chapaev Peak)
– Summer Shower or Sauna in the Base Camp
– Outdoor toilet
– Storage service
– Electricity supply, radio-communication with Base Camp during ascent
– Ascent / Route consultation of experienced Guides
– Assistance in changing of departure dates of air tickets. Air company fees for change are paid only.

 Service included in standard programme Maida-Adyr – Maida-Adyr:
– Visa support (if required)
– Registration in passport department OVIR (if required)
– Border permit
– Registration in local Rescue Service
– Certificate of ascent issued by Kyrgyz Alpine Club
– Helicopter flight Maida-Adyr – Khan-Tengri Base Camp – Maida-Adyr
– Accommodation in climbers’ own tents on the territory of Base Camp
– Fixed ropes on part of route to Khan-Tengri (Chapaev Peak)
– Summer Shower or Sauna in the Base Camp
– Outdoor toilet
– Storage service
– Electricity supply, radio-communication with Base Camp during ascent
– Ascent / Route consultation of experienced Guides
– Assistance in changing of departure dates of air tickets. Air company fees for change are paid only.

 Service available at extra payment:    
– Transfer / flight from Almaty or Tashkent to Bishkek
– Return land transfer Bishkek – Karakol – Bishkek $ 240 per transfer by minibus, 8 persons max
– Return land transfer Karakol – Maidaadyr – Karakol $ 280 per transfer by UAZ, 3 persons max
– Return land transfer Karakol – Maidaadyr – Karakol $ 420 per transfer by GAZ-66, 16 persons max
– Baggage delivery from Maida-Adyr to khan-Tengri Base Camp $4 per kg
Note: Baggage is delivered by scheduled flight
– Shared helicopter flight Maida-Adyr – Base Camp   $ 270 per person, one way
NB: Schedule is floating and should be reconfirmed
– Helicopter show-flight in area of Inylchek Glacier  $ 1670 per half an hour flight
– Meals: Full Board in Maida-Adyr Camp  $ 37 per person per day
– Meals: Full Board in Khan-Tengri Base Camp  $ 52 per person per day
– Bar
– Accommodation in Bishkek:
Hotel 3*, standard twin/double room $ 80, standard single room $70 incl. breakfast
Note: Prices for Hotels 2*, 4*, 5*, and Guest Houses are available by request.
– Equipment for rent (tent, sleeping mat, gas canisters and gas stove burner, petrol for climbing etc)
– Camping gas (propane / butane), screw type: $ 10 per canister (230 gr)
– Mountain Guides (incl. guide’s meals and gear):

  • Mountain Guide: $ 3300 per programme
  • Mountain Guide trained according to programme of UIAGM standards:  $ 3800 per programme

NB: We recommend minimum guide to client ratio 1:2 maximum. For group of 3 clients we advise to have the second Guide. Minimum $ 2000 is charged for any number of working days of Mountain Guide of the guide’s agreement is terminated earlier than 5 days by client’s will.
– Rent of satellite phone to take for ascent (available in Bishkek only – safety deposit $300 is required): $ 20 per day (Thuraya airtime is charged extra)
– Use of sat phone and internet in Base Camp is paid according to price list
– Acclimatization programme on Ak-Sai Glacier
– Trekking and Horseback riding in the area of Issyk-Kul Lake
– Excursions in Bishkek, Karakol, on Issyk-Kul Lake, Sonkul Lake and others
Conditions and notes:
 Prices are valid for groups booked and paid 7 weeks before arrival or earlier In case of late booking and payment (less than 7 weeks) extra charge for formalities $ 50 per person is charged.

  1. Climbers provide personal mountaineering gear for ascent and choose tactics for ascent by themselves.
    3. Usually organization providing helicopter for work in area of Khan-Tengri Peak confirms price for helicopter service just before the season – in May. In case of significant rise in prices for helicopter flights (10% and more) ITMC reserves the right to change programme price accordingly. In any case the question of price will be solved by mutual consent.
  2. Every climber can take on helicopter up to 30 kg of luggage without extra payment (approx. one rucksack per person). If you plan to have more than 70 kg of overweight, inform us in advance please, so we can check total weight on your flight. The price for overweight baggage on helicopter is $ 4 per kg.
  3. Helicopter in area of Inylchek glacier usually operates from July 15 till August 30 and sometimes till September 10.
    6. If expedition group decides to send mountaineering outfit to Bishkek or Karakol in advance, ITMC can arrange customs clearance and provide delivery to Karakol. For more details please contact us.
  4. Climbers must have medical insurance with a minimum coverage of $ 40 000.

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