Backcountry lodge in Ichke village
Ichke village is a small and friendly village with really kind people, located on North- East of Jalal Abad province at an altitude 2 250 meters. This small, snug village is very convenient for backcountry skiing & splitboarding. On these slopes, you can choose your own way depending on your ski-experience and you will find impressive powder riding areas, which brings you back to the village itself at the end of the day with skis/boards.
The nights in a village homestay includes warm sleeps, amazing traditional dinners with the familyand breakfasts before putting skins up and heading to the end of the village in a 4x4 Soviet military car. Skiing in Kyrgyzstan is surely the best way to have an amazing adventure which will open your eyes and mind to a new country, culture, traditions, powder, lines and authentic local life, all at the same time.
Backcountry village Ichke at 2250m, in Jalal Abad province
Group Size: 4 min-8 max
Days: min 3
Experience: You have to be confident to ski/board off piste and in all types of snow conditions
Gear: Powder fat Skis with alpine touring bindings/Splitboards. Personal avalanche safety pack as: floating bag (strongly recommended), Avalung (strongly recommended), Beacon (must), Shovel and Probe (must).
Price in USD: ($): Please contact us for pricing approval!
Group of 4: $60/person/night
Group of 5: $55/person/night
Group of 6: $50/person/night
Group of 7: $45/person/night
Group of 8: $40/person/night
• Lodging with all meals and drinks at the Lodging/yurting time
• Transport to remote areas (inside the village)
• Roundtrip transfer between Toktogul-Ichke-Toktogul
• Visa support
• International flights to and from Bishkek
• Lodging/meals in Bishkek
• Roundtrip transfer between Bishkek-Toktogul-Bishkek
• Medical/evacuation insurance
Round trip transport between Bishkek-Toktogul-Bishkek:
By yourselves? You can easily catch a taxi or minibus by yourself in the western bus station in Bishkek. It takes approximately 5 hours of driving (360km). In Toktogul you can settle in any reputed of hotel or guest house. Our staff and driver will meet you in Toktogul and drive you up to the Ichke village.
Our guests? For our guests, we organize a private comfortable transport from and to Bishkek/Manas International Airport. with the transfer between Toktogul-Ichke-Toktogul included. Lodging in a local partners house in Toktogul with a clean shower/toilet, amazing breakfast and a Kyrgyz history from the lips of our grandfathers, at the start and the end of your skiing (2 nights). For just an extra $ 150 per person
Booking. Feel free to contact us for additional information, terrain maps, answers to any questions or to reserve this lodge.