Ala-Archa pass

Tilek at Ala-Archa pass by Thomas Charton
Thomas Charton for Nomad's Land

Chuy RegionKyrgyzstan • 3903 m

The Ala Archa National pass is situated at the end of the Ala Archa valley, at the top of the Ala Archa glacier (West). From entrance of the park, it takes about one day hiking to the foot of the pass. It's possible to sleep in the ancient refuge of the old skibase, or to install tents on the field of the old meteo station. At the pass, there is no track, and it's difficult to find his way. To have a guide is recommended.

At the pass, you can enjoy a great panoramic view of nearest peaks like Toktogul (4361 m.) and other 4000 m. peaks.

The pass open the way from Ala Archa valley to the Karakol-West valley on the other side of the Kyrgyz Alatoo range.