The grand question of it all when it comes to Central Asia, where in the world is it? The next grand question of all is, is there even anything to do there? Well, we were asking ourselves the same question, because honestly before we embarked on this trip, we have also never heard of these(…)
Our experience on applying for visas to Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran & Armenia. Includes useful tips, the location of the embassy, documents needed, how long it took and the difficulty level of applying for the visa.
Our suggestions on interesting and unique things to do in Arslanbob during winter – homestays, animal bazaar, horse trekking, skiing and more!
Our experience on horse trekking and snowboarding with CBT at a non-commercialised place in Central Asia, Arslanbob!
Our arduous quest to the hot spring at Altyn Arashan – braved the snow blizzard, freezing wind, risks of wolves, treacherous river crossings and ran almost naked on snow!
We had the best time of our lives skiing and snowboarding in the best ski resort in Karakol! Fresh soft snow, wide slopes of different gradients, few tourists and amazing service!
Some of our most memorable and interesting treks of the year. Trekking in different seasons and terrains, these 5 places definitely rank top on our list.
Part 1: Trekking The World’s Most Dangerous Road to Altyn Arashan and Bumping into Unexpected Visitors
Our experience on trekking at Altyn Arashan during a blizzard and getting saved by unexpected visitors!
After our first winter trek at Kegeti Gorge, we were really excited for our next trek to Ala-Archa Kyrgyzstan, another famous highlight! We actually planned for a 2D1N trek to Ala-Archa and Ak-Sai where we supposed to sleep at the hut at 3300m. Unfortunately, we didn’t make it. Trekking through snow was sooooo challenging 🙁(…)
Our first time trekking the Kegety Gorge in -10 degrees! Useful tips on keeping warm while trekking in cold weather as well as trekking for beginners.