"Edelweiss" Travel Company is a tourist company, that operates through the Central Asia.
Visa support and formalities, accommodation, transport, food, radio communication, travel equipment, guides, interpreters, consultation, maps and so on. Businessman can rely on support during business trip in Kyrghyzstan.
Age range, type of group
Travel along the Great Silk Road, trekking, mountaineering, expeditions, heli-ski and ski tours, horse-tours, educational and scientific trips, excursions,photohunt, rafting.
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Kyrghyzstan has a lot of opportunities for heliskiing in the mountains. 95 % of the territory of the country is lying in the mountains of Tien-Shan. Hundred virgin slopes are waiting for the skiers who love wild nature and nice free runs on the fresh snow.
Experienced pilots of the helicopter MI-17 can land on the peaks and passes at the altitude of 4500 m, with the group of 15 skiers. The runs of the descent is 1-5 km. Three different regions are used for skiing.
1. The first one is the Kyrghyz Ala-Too range which is situated not far from Bishkek, the capital of Kyrghyzstan. There are a lot of beautiful slopes to any taste and level of training in the Ala-Archa gorge and Suusamyr valley. The group accommodation in mountains hotel Kashka-Suu.
2. The second area - is the region of the Issyk- Kul lake Kungey Ala- Too range.
This case group accommodation in best big resort "Aurora" at seaside of Issyk-Kul lake. The breath of this great warm lake makes the climate softer, milder and due to it there is a lot of snow in winter. This region presents great possibilities for skiing.
3. Third region is Terskey - Ala-Too range close from Kara-Kol town. Skiers accommodation in mountains hotel in the forest.
The peculiarities of the climate of Tien-Shan. The winter in the mountains is warm. The temperature is from +5 to -10 degrees centigrade. The depth of the snow in the region is 0,7 - 1 m. The structure of the snow is powdery. The avalanche danger is minimal. The temperature in spring is from + 10 to - 5 centigrade. The depth of the snow is 1 - 1,2 m. The structure of the snow is flaky. The avalanche danger is middle. Season: September, October, February, March, April. The optimum size of a group is 12 persons, maximum - 15 persons.
Every member of the group must have medical and accident insurance, his own outfit (including radiobuoy). In case of non-flying weather the lost hours of heli-ski will be compensated on the other days. We give guaranty about - 3000 - 4000 vertical metres in day. 6 days - 18 - 24 vertical km.
"Edelweiss Travel" provides: transport (bus, helicopter); full board , accompaniment by guide - instructors, radio connection, interpreter, visa support and all formality on the spot. 8 days of rest in Kyrghyzstan, 6 of them is heli-skiing in one of the two skiing regions. The program begins on Saturday (arrival in Bishkek or Almaty) and ends on the next Saturday (departure from Bishkek or Almaty).
Accommodations in mountains shale. Double rooms. Seven rooms in one shale, shower and toilets. Dinning room. Additional service: sauna, bar, billiard.
1: Arrival in Bishkek or Almaty. Move to mountains. Accommodation in shale.
2-7: Heli-skiing in one of the mountain-skiing regions.