The Best day hike close to Karakol - Zhashyl Kol lake.

Beautiful lake close to Karakol

The best Day Hike close to Karakol

Zhashyl Kol lake is located in 20 kilometers from Karakol town, on an elevation 3300 m above sea level. The path there, is easy to find. And if you arrange transport, you can go in a day. You can also go overnight in tents.

Elevation: +1300 m -1300 m

Distance: 17 km.

Level of difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 8-9 hours

Period: June – October

You need to prepare:  lunch and water, walking poles.

Read here Food and water during the trek in Kyrgyzstan.  The best time to go this hike is June – end of the September.

Best Day hike close to Karakol

Also, the trail is not as rocky as in other hikes. So, you can go on this day hike with your usual running shoes. On the way back you will see a beautiful sunset on the shore of Issyk Kul. Also, you can download Maps.me offline map. 

During horseback riding tour Zhashyl Kol lake

Map of the best day hike close to Karakol - Zhashyl Kol lake.

If you are interested in a guided tour, we offer a full package tour to Zhashyl Kol Lake.

ZHashyl Kol lake day hike guided tour, Karakol gorge.

Including

Transport

English speaking guide

Price for 1 day. In Euro - €

2 persons  – 35 € per peson

3 persons – 30 € per person

4 persons – 25 € per person

5 persons – 20 € per person

6-14 person – 20 € per person

Zhashyl Kol Rocks
Trail during day hike to Zhashyl kol close to Karakol
Zhashyl Kol Lake.
Flowers in Isykkul.
Zhashyl Kol Lake - Best day hike close to Karakol
Day hike close to karakol
Best day hike close to Karakol
Best day hike close to Karakol
Sunset in Isyk Kul