Ak-Suu Transverse

Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

Worth knowing

The Ak-Suu Transverse runs for a length of 105 kilometers through Kyrgyzstan.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 5 days to walk the Ak-Suu Transverse.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Ak-Suu Transverse

105 km
Elevation gain
6.850 m
Elevation loss
7.100 m
Highest Point
Ala-Kol / 3.920 m
Lowest Point
2.038 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
105 km
6.850 m
7.100 m
3.920 m
2.038 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Ak-Suu Transverse
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Ak-Suu Transverse
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

The best time to hike the Ak-Suu Transverse is:


Arrival to the Ak-Suu Transverse

You will arrive via Manas International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Taxi. Duration approx. 7 hours.

Departure from the Ak-Suu Transverse

Departure is via Manas International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Taxi. Takes about null hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Ak-Suu Transverse

What else you should know about the Ak-Suu Transverse

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