Part two of our "Ski Resorts" series covers ski resorts which require a bit longer traveling to get to then the ones in part 1. To make travelling to ski resorts easier and cheaper we've added dates on our ridesharing page. SUV's and 4x4 vans will be running every weekend to select few resorts and once skiing season in in full swing we'll have cars running every day. 

 



Orlovka Ski Resort

Orlovka is a modern ski resort founded by a group of ski enthusiasts in 1984. Orlovka ski resort is located in a picturesque part of Kyrgyzstan 90 km away from Bishkek, on the way to Lake Issyk-Kul.

Location: Chuy region (90 km away from Bishkek)

Transfer: 65$. Roundtrip in a comfortable SUV with 6 seats (4 adults and two kids). Click here to book transfer or request different types of vehicles 

Rideshare: 15$. Click here to check on available date. 

Summit elevation: 2200 m

Base elevation: 1640 m

Vertical drop: 560 m

Difficulty: Wide range of slopes for beginners as well as experienced skiers

Lifts: 4 (3 double chairlifts and 1 surface lift)

Total piste length: 11740 m (9 pistes x 150-2890 m)

Full-day lift ticket: 500-700 soms (+100 soms for an RFID card)

Opening times: 9:00 - 16:30

General season: December – March 

Ski and snowboard rentals: yes

Ski and snowboard tuning and repair: yes

Instructors: yes

Other activities: half-pipe, sauna, billiards, night skiing

First-aid station: yes

Cafe: yes

Slopeside accommodation: 2-3-person hotel rooms, cottages

Parking lot: yes

Attainable by public transport: no
 

 


Karakol Ski Resort

Karakol is a modern ski resort located in Kyrgyzstan, 7 km away from Karakol (Issyk-Kul region). During Soviet times it was used as a training base for the Kyrgyz Olympic team. In 2004 Karakol ski resort was completely renovated. Today it is an ideal place not only for professional athletes, but also for winter sports lovers.
Location: Issyk-Kul region (400 km away from Bishkek, 7 km away from Karakol)
Transfer: 275$. Roundtrip in a comfortable SUV with 6 seats (4 adults and two kids). Click here to book transfer or request different types of vehicles 

Rideshare: 60$. Click here to check on available date. 
Summit elevation: 3040 m
Base elevation: 2300 m
Vertical drop: 740 m
Difficulty: Wide range of slopes for beginners as well as experienced skiers
Lifts: 4 (2 double chairlifts and 2 triple chairlifts)
Total piste length: >20 km (800 m – 4.5 km)
Full-day lift ticket: adults – 900-1200 soms (+200 soms for an RFID card), kids (under 12) – 700 soms (+200 soms for an RFID card)
Opening times: 09:00 - 16:00
General season: November – April
Ski and snowboard rentals: yes
Ski and snowboard tuning and repair: yes
Instructors: yes
Other activities: freeriding, off-piste skiing, skating-rink, tobogganing, paragliding
First-aid station: yes
Cafe: yes
Slopeside accommodation: hotel rooms, Swiss cottages (chalet)
Accommodation in Karakol: Caprice Karakol Hotel, Green Yard Hotel
Parking lot: yes
Attainable by public transport: no


PRICE LIST

CABLE CARS 
(from November 15 through 22 December 2019 and January 13 through March 31, 2020)

Ski and Snowboard rentals (from 9:00 to 16:00)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (only weekdays)

Ticket type

Cost

Ski-pass

900 soms

Ski-pass for kids (till 12 years)

700 soms

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and holidays

Ticket type

Cost

Ski-pass

1200 soms

Ski pass for kids (till 12 years old)

700 soms

Half-day price from 9-00 to 12-00   

900 soms

Half-day price from 12-00 to 16-00

900 soms

Electronic card

200 soms

Ski passes are not returnable and non refundable

 

(only with a passport, one passport per set)

 
 

Name of service

Cost per day

 

Ski rental (only children sizes)

400 soms

 

Rent of inventory (collection of skis from 2012)

600 soms

 

Rent of inventory (collection of snowbaoeds from 2013-2014)

1000 soms

 

Rent of inventory (new skis and snowbards from 2015-2016)

1200 soms

 

                                                                                       

                                                                        ACCOMODATION AT THE KARAKOL SKI RESORT

                                                    Accommodation from November 15, 2019 to November 30, 2019 and from March 16, 2020. March 31, 2020

 

Name of service

Cost

Note

First building

Double Room

1 500 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Three person room

1 750 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Second building

Double Room

2 000 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Two bedroom suite (Double room)

2 500 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Third building

   Double room

                            2 000 soms/per day for the room     

The cost of the room does not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

 

                                                                       Cottages "Chalet"
 

Name of service

Cost

Note

2-storey cottage "Chalet"

(2 cottages)

6 000 soms per day

The cottage can sleep up to 8 people.
(a hall, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms)

2-storey cottage "Chalet"

(1 cottage)

8 000 soms per day

The cottage can sleep up to 8 people.
               (a large hall, two 2-room apartments, two double one-room rooms, a bathroom in each room).   

Cottage "Suite Apartments"

(1 cottage)

26 000 soms per day

The cottage can sleep up to 11 people.
Hall with billiard and bar, fireplace on the second floor, five bedrooms.

* Estimated time of check in: after 14.00.

* Estimated time of check out: until 12.00.

Food
On request, the customer can pay for an individual order for meals according to the price list of the restaurant or board (1800 soms / day).

 



    from December 01, 2019 December 12, 2019 and from January 13, 2020. March 15, 2020

Hotels
 

Name of service

Cost

Note

First building

Double Room

3000 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does
not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Three person room

 3500 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does
not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Second building


Double Room

4000 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Two bedroom suite (Double room)

5000 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Third building

Double room

4000 soms/per day for the room

The cost of the room does not include food, cable car, equipment rental.

Cottages "Chalet"

Name of service

Cost

Note

2-storey cottage "Chalet"

(2 cottages)

13 000 soms per day

The cottage can sleep up to 8 people.
(a hall, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms)

2-storey cottage "Chalet"

(1 cottage)

17 000 soms per day

The cottage can sleep up to 8 people.
               (a large hall, two 2-room apartments, two double one-room rooms, a bathroom in each room).   

Cottage "Suite Apartments"

(1 cottage)

26 000 soms per day

The cottage can sleep up to 11 people.
Hall with billiard and bar, fireplace on the second floor, five bedrooms.


The administration of the mountain-skiing base "Karakol" reserves the right to change the prices for the services provided during the season.

 


Too-Ashuu Ski Resort
 

Too-Ashuu ski resort is a modern complex for people who choose a healthy lifestyle and active recreation. The base is located on the southern slope of Too-Ashuu Pass, 130 km away from Bishkek.
Too-Ashuu ski resort is located at an altitude of 3000 m above sea level, which contributes to the early start and late finish of the ski season.
Location: Chuy region (130 km away from Bishkek)

Transfer: 85$. Roundtrip in a comfortable SUV with 6 seats (4 adults and two kids). Click here to book transfer or request different types of vehicles 

Summit elevation: 3000 m

Base elevation: 3000 m

Vertical drop: 450-750 m

Difficulty: Wide range of slopes for beginners as well as experienced skiers

Lifts: 2 (1 double chairlift and 1 surface lift)

Total piste length: 10.4 km (2600 m – 5000 m)

Full-day lift ticket: adults – 600-800 soms, kids (under 12) – 400-600 soms, kids (under 6) - free

Opening times: 10:00 - 16:00, Wednesday-Sunday

General season: October – April 

Ski and snowboard rentals: yes

Ski and snowboard tuning and repair: no

Instructors: yes

Other activities: heliski, freeriding, skating rink, paragliding, Russian sauna

First-aid station: yes

Cafe: yes

Slopeside accommodation: 2-4-6-person cottage rooms, 6-8-10-person trailers

Parking lot: yes

Attainable by public transport: no

 

Price List

CABLE CARS (for 2017-2018)
 cable cars work from 10:00 to 16:00

 Thursday - Sunday and holidays
Ticket type Cost
One-time 1-day pass for adults over 12 years (using the cable car and ski runs) 800 soms
One-time 1-day pass for children from 6 to 12 years (using the cable car and ski runs) 600 soms
Children up to 6 years old Free
One-time 1-day pass for students of the KR (cable) 600 soms
One-time 1-day pass for half a day  (from 13:00 to 16:00) 600 soms
One-time 1-day pass for children for half a day (from 13:00 to 16:00)  
One-time descent along the route 400 soms
One-time trip on the cable car 200 soms
Use of the slopes and roll-outs to the road (independent lifts) 300 soms
   
The administration of the Too-Ashuu ski resort reserves the right to change the prices for the services provided during the season


 

                     SKI AND SNOWBOARD RENTAL RATES
                

List of Services Cost per day      

Set (skis, boots, sticks)

600 soms

Sticks

200 soms

Skis

400 soms

Boots

300 soms

Snowboard (board, boots)

700 soms

Board

500 soms

Sled

300 soms

Ski goggles

200 soms

Ski gloves

200 soms

Instructor's services / 1 hour

700 soms

Instructor's services (full day)

3000 soms

Full day instructor's services for children (up to 12 years)

2000 soms

Snowmobile with an instructor / 10 minutes

1000 soms

Snowmobile with an instructor / 1 hour

4000 soms

Conference hall rental

8000 soms

Table (1 hour)

100 soms

Shashlyk grill (1 day)

200 soms
   

 

Prices for additional services: Cost

Bath house (number of people - 5)

1000 soms per hour

Skating rink

400 soms per hour / 600 soms per day

Skate rental

400 soms per hour

   

 

                                                ACCOMODATION AT TOO ASHUU SKI RESORT

List of services                                   

Cost per day            

Note

2-bed room in a cottage

4500 soms

Breakfast for two; 1 heated room with separate bathroom; shower; TV.

4-bed room in a cottage

4800 soms

Breakfast for four; 1 heated room with separate bathroom; shower; TV.

5-bed room in a cottage

5300 soms

Breakfast for five; 1 heated room with separate bathroom; shower; TV.

6-bed room in a cottage

6400 soms

Breakfast for six; 1 heated room with separate bathroom; shower; TV.

6-person caravan

7600 soms

Without breakfast, 1 heated room with separate bathroom; shower.

8-person caravan

4000 soms

Without breakfast, 1 heated room with separate bathroom; shower;

10-person caravan

5000 soms

Without breakfast, 1 heated room with separate bathroom; shower;

     

Chimbulak Ski Resort

Chimbulak ski resort is located in the picturesque gorge of Zailiysky Alatau at an altitude of 2260 m above sea level, 25 km from the center of Almaty. The average air temperature in summer is + 20C, in winter -7C. The average thickness of the snow cover is up to 150 cm, the number of sunny days per year is up to 90%. The snow cover is from November to May. The ski slopes are serviced by two twin-chairlifts, a single-chairlift and a tow rope, as well as a free towing lift. Since 2003, a 4-seater road came into operation, opening a new region for lovers of extreme skiing. The lifts will lift you from a height of 2260 m, above sea level to the Talgar Pass (3163 m), a height difference of 903 m. The tracks are prepared by three snow-sealing machines (Ratrak).
At a height of 3163 meters above sea level, lifts start up. To your right and left are majestic mountains with snowy slopes and evergreen Tien Shan firs. Chimbulak's calling card is a variety of routes, including gentle and gentle slopes for beginners, long trails for trained skiers, FIS-tracks for downhill skiing, wild valleys with pristine snow and half-pipe for snowboarders, extreme bends for pros, a special track for mogula . Every year new routes appear on Chimbulak. Chimbulak ski slopes are certified by the International Ski Federation (FIS). Downhill and gigantic slalom tracks are rightfully included in the ten most difficult tracks in the world.

Transfer: 290$. Roundtrip in a comfortable 4x4 (SUV or Minivan). Click here to book transfer or request different types of vehicles 
Rideshare:
55$. 
Click here to check on available date. 

Plateau length: 3800 meters;
Width: from 100 to 600 meters;
The difference in height: 943 m;
Ski area: 2260 - 3163 m;
The average slope: 12-28 degrees;
The maximum slope of the slope: 45 degrees;
The total ski area: 99 acres.

Sports opportunities:
Alpine skiing, snowboarding, snowboarding. During the whole season, professional and amateur alpine skiing and amateur snowboarding competitions are held in Chimbulak.
Operation mode:
Ski resort "Chimbulak" is open around the clock.
Chairlifts operate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

 






 

 

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