Archa Tor Pass

A short hike around Jeti-Oguz valley!

Tour Highlights:


  • Cross high pass Archa Tor (3800 m)
  • Walk around famous Jeti-Oguz Valley
  • Visit the waterfalls
  • Enjoy the scenic views

Archa Tor Pass

3 days | June - October

EcoTrek, Karakol

This tour is offered by Ecotrek Travel Company. As a member of Destination Karakol, this business is actively invested in promoting tourism and community development in Karakol and the surrounding region.

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Tour Details




3 days


Kyzyl-Suu, Jeti-Oguz valley

Highest point

3800 m

Good for

Adults and families 


English, Russian


Rain or shine.


No signal connection


25 km

Level of difficulty



  • 1 person - 728 €
  • 2 persons - 833 €
  • 3 persons - 1076 €
  • 4 persons- 1232 €
  • 5 persons - 1477 €
  • 6 persons - 1634 €
  • 7 persons - 1791 €
  • 8 persons - 1961 €
  • 9 persons - 2159 €
  • 10 persons - 2331 €

Price Include:

  • Transportation to starting point end ending point
  • 3 times fresh food during the trek
  • Tents, sleeping bags, mat, kitchen gear
  • Lunch boxes to eat during the trek
  • Cook
  • English speaking guide
  • Porters

Price exclude:

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Bottled water during trek
  • Insurance
  • Tips

Tour Itinerary

After meeting with Ecotrek team in Karakol, you will travel by car to Chon-Kyzyl Suu gorge.(2 hours driving) Car will drop you to the beginning of the trek. Start  walking(2181 m). After walking by the river 4 hours you will get to Kashka Tor Valley. Overnight in tents. (2799 m)( ~8km walking)
Leaving the campsite you will summit Archa tor pass (3800m) and descend to Jeti Oguz gorge.(Overnight in tent2900 m). (12 km)
Leaving the campsite you will hike down by the  Jeti Oguz valley(6km 2-3 hours) and eat lunch in our yurt camp.(2600m) Visit Jeti Oguz waterfall, than you will drive back by car to Karakol town.(1 hour)

Additional information

The price listed above includes food, rental equipment and transportation for the personnel.

EcoTrek will provide an experienced mountain guide. The guides are all well educated in trekking and mountain safety.

EcoTrek will provide one porter for each client. The porters can carry up to 17 kilos. The porters will carry all food and camping equipment for the entire trek. Typically our clients carry a small backpack which contains water, snacks, and 1 or 2 items of clothing during the trek. An additional porter can be provided for €23 per day.

EcoTrek will provide a professional mountain cook. The cook will prepare fresh and nutritious food for the trek. Please inform your cook if you are a vegetarian or have any allergies. If there are more than 7 clients, a mountain cook assistant is provided.

Kyrgyzstan has a continental climate. The sun shines over 200 days a year. The temperature during the summer months can range from 20ºC to 40ºC between 900-2000m elevation; between 3000-4000 m the temperature ranges from 0ºC to 20ºC. In Kyrgyzstan the weather can change 3-4 times a day. Be aware sometimes you may experience rainy, snowy and sunny weather in the same day.

Winter jacket, sleeping bag rated for -26ºC to 0ºC, rain gear, 2-3 pairs of wool socks, waterproof trekking boots, gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen with high UV-protection, lip balm with UV-protection.

A 2 person 3 season tent and a sleeping mat. EcoTrek will also provide a kitchen for the cook and dining area for the clients to eat their meals. If client wants to stay in single tent there is a cost of €4 per day.

Food during the trek Breakfast: hot cereal or fried eggs, cheese, honey, bread, butter, coffee and tea. Lunch: salads, sandwiches, fruit, coffee and tea. Snack: cookies, coffee and tea. Dinner: soup, second course, cheese, honey, dried fruit, bread, coffee and tea. Insurance

It is strongly recommended that all clients have proper insurance to cover any illnesses, helicopter evacuation and transportation to their country of origin. In the event of an emergency EcoTrek will do everything in its power to assist clients. Please contact your Embassy to find the best travelers insurance policy for your stay in Kyrgyzstan.

Visa Kyrgyz Republic gives free visa to citizens of 44 countries including; EU, USA, Japan, UK, Norway, Switzerland and Brazil.