The first part of this route is on a beautiful road towards Tosor Pass which you leave shortly before the pass. The second part is much more challenging with a long pushing passage to Juuku Pass.

Route

Arabel

The first 50km from Naryn are a bit bumpy, because there is still traffic here from time to time. But then it gets quiet. It first passes through an alpine valley with a narrow canyon. Above the tree line the valleys become wider and more open. Especially the part after leaving the Tosor Pass road up to the Arabel Pass is very beautiful.

Suck Pass

A short detour to a 4000m pass right next to the route...

Juuku Pass

After the Arabel Pass you briefly cross a good road. Then the route consists of a barely perceptible track. It is a long pushing passage through a lot of swamp and over bumpy meadows. At the long lake before the pass you can ride on a single trail. The descent from Juuku Pass is pretty wild. It is a loose heap of big boulders over which you have to carry/push your bike. Not completely danger-free... Further down the valley becomes alpine with a beautiful forest and great mountains in the background. Great descent to the Issyk-Kul lake.

Accommodation

One or two Yurt camps along the way, but nothing else.

Supplies

Nothing

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