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South Inylchek Glacier to Khan Tengri          

Experiencing the majesty of Khan Tengri and South Inylchek glacier in the Tien Shan - Private Depart

A tough and extraordinary experience in the high mountains of the Tien Shan, trekking some 85 km over 7 days, perpetually up and down across rocky moraines, glaciers, and active scree slopes, from altitudes of 2500 to 4100 m. Wonderful scenery in good weather, with 360 degree panoramas of 5000m+ peaks and a geomorphologists dream! Aside from the amazing landscapes, our trekking guide, Vadim, absolutely made the trip for us. Hugely professional, with much experience in the Tien Shan, wonderfully supportive and with a keen sense of fun. Above all, he ensured our safety in so far as possible in this challenging trekking landscape. We are truly delighted we did this trek - a real test of agility and fitness that provides a sense of personal achievement and jaw-dropping awe at one of the earth's great landscapes.

South Inylchek Glacier to Khan Tengri          

A wild adventure!

The Tien Shan (the Mountains of Heaven or the Heavenly Mountains) are without doubt one of the most beautiful mountain ranges I have trekked within. At lower altitudes the mountain views are incredible; steep valley slopes are decorated with lush green grass and dense fir trees; glacier melt water flows at speed through picture-perfect valleys and evidence of working nomadic life is all around. At higher altitudes, and in particular on the South Inylchek Glacier, the snow-capped peaks of the Tien Shan Mountains are scenes I will never forget. The journey up the glacier is indeed 'a journey' and a chance to absorb, experience and understand the pure power and meaning of an impressive glacier life cycle. This adventure is one I will always cherish.

South Inylchek Glacier to Khan Tengri          

Reliable tour operator

Having travelled with your company many times we know we can rely on you to give us the best possible experience on our holidays.

South Inylchek Glacier to Khan Tengri          

Incredible views!

The views from South Inylchek Base Camp are truly stupendous!

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