Best trails in Ak-Suu

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Looking for a great trail near Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, views trails, camping trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. You'll also find some great local park options, like Терскей-Алатоо. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Ak-Suu ranging from 12.4 to 41 km and from 1,988 to 3,908 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (10)
#1 - Ak-Suu Transverse
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 108.1 km • Est. Multi-day
A peak adventure experience encompassing the entire Ak-Suu region. Begin near the Kazakh border in Jyrgalan and finish just beyond Karakol amidst the red rock canyons of Jeti-Oguz. En route, enjoy a hShow more
#2 - Tien Shan (Dzergalan to Ad Dzajlu)
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 122.3 km • Est. Multi-day
Tien Shan (Dzergalan to Ad Dzajlu) is a 122.3 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommendeShow more
#3 - Ala-Köl Lake
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 38.6 km • Est. Multi-day
Ala-Köl Lake is a 38.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hikiShow more
#4 - Ala-kol Pass
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 33.5 km • Est. Multi-day
This tack guides you from Altyn Arashan via Ala Kol Pass (ca. 3900m) and Ala Kul lake and to Karakol Valley. We did it in two days and camped at the lake. But you can also do it in three or even four Show more
#5 - Ala-Kul Waterfall to Altyn-Arashan (Day 4/5 Jeti-Ögüz to Altyn-Arashan/Ak-Suu)
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 14.8 km • Est. 5 h 8 m
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#6 - Karakol Valley to Ala-Kul Waterfall (Day 3/5 Jeti-Ögüz to Altyn-Arashan/Ak-Suu)
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 9.7 km • Est. 4 h 27 m
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#7 - Ak-Suu to Altyn-Arashan (Day 5/5 Jeti-Ögüz to Altyn-Arashan/Ak-Suu)
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 15.0 km • Est. 4 h 20 m
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#8 - Ailampa Lakes Trek
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 41.0 km • Est. Multi-day
A landscape and culture experience that follows a winding river up the Ailampa Valley — passing yurt camps, nomadic herders and their grazing animals along the way. Featuring the panoramic blue watersShow more
#9 - Kok-Bel Waterfall
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 12.4 km • Est. 4 h 3 m
Set off from Jyrgalan to find pasturing flocks of sheep and bands of horses across the mountain jailoo (high pasture). The journey continues through a narrow canyon to the 20-meter Kok-Bel Waterfall aShow more
#10 - Alternate Arashan
Ak-Suu, Ysyk-Köl, Kyrgyzstan
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Length: 34.8 km • Est. Multi-day
An easy-going overnight trek with views of everything from Karakol town and Issyk-Kul Lake to the Karakol Gorge. As you ascend, the drama increases with Przewalski Peak, views of the Tian Shan range, Show more