This expedition is for those beginners who would like to make an easy and beautiful ascent in the immediate proximity of the North Face of Khan Tengri Peak. Karly Tau Peak is located in the Central Tian Shan Mountains in the immediate proximity of Khan Tengri Peak.
The ascent on this mountain becomes very popular, and more and more mountain tourists and beginning climbers aspire to visit the area of peak Khan Tengri and to make a simple ascension on top above 5000 metres above sea level. The top of Karly Tau is ideally suited for these purposes.
Karly Tau Peak is the only mount in the Central Tian Shan, suitable for those climbers who wish to climb the first peak over 5000m.. The ascension route is extremely simple - a flat glacier to camp 1 (4250m), gentle slope leades to camp 2 (4800 m.), a flat snow plateau to the pass, from which on a snow crest the steepness of 35 degrees reaches top.
Arrive to Almaty. Drive to Karkara Base Camp, 2200 m. Accommodation in the comfortable "walk-in tents". At leisure after the long travel.
Acclimatization ascent to Bas Karkara Peak, 4059 m.
Helicopter flight (35 min) up the Base Camp, North Inylchek glacier, 4000 m. Acclimatization hiking along the glacier. (See fixed dates of helicopter flight)
Ascent to Karly Tau Plateau. Beautiful view to the North Face of Khan Tengri Peak and all peaks of Tengri Tag Ridge - Przhevalskogo Peak, Shatry Peak, Saladina Peak etc. Ascent along the plateau to the Pass of Sary Zhas and further along the snow ridge to the summit. Descent along the route of ascent.
Helicopter flight to Karkara Base Camp, 2200 m. (See fixed dates of helicopter flight)
Reserve day in case of bad weather. Drive to Almaty.
The service includes:
Meeting and seeing off in Almaty International Airport
Return charter helicopter flight to BC (no limitation for luggage overweight)
“Family tents” with mattresses and wooden platforms in BC
Three meals a day in BC (no limitation for number of days with full board in BC)
Lunch-box on the way to Karkara BC and back to Almaty
All staffs insurance
Entrance fee for the border region
Mess-tent with tables and chairs in BC on glacier
Cooking accessories in BC
Sauna or shower in BC
Toilet in BC
Evacuation of debris from BC
Consultations by an experienced guide
Radio communication between Karkara BC, Glacier BC, helicopter and Almaty office
Electric generator (220V) in BC for mess-tents lighting and charging batteries.
The service does not include:
Rescue (insurance policy required)
Changing of departure's date from Almaty by international airlines
Meals and accommodation in Almaty
Extra helicopter flight
Wireless Internet access in Karkara BC and Glacier BC