Paragliding in Chon-Tash

Best season: May – September

 

Scheme of the programme

Days

Itinerary

Accommodation

1.

International flight to Bishkek.

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2.

Arrival in Bishkek. Drive to hotel, check-in. Free time. Optional Extra: city sightseeing tour with English speaking guide. Overnight in hotel. 

Hotel 2*

3-5.

In the morning drive to Chon-Tash (30 km, 1 hour). Spend three beautiful days paragliding the pristine airs of the Tien Shan mountains. Return transfer to hotel. Overnight in hotel. 

Hotel 2*

6.

Drive to airport. Departure from Bishkek.

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NB:  Duration of programme can be changed as required.

 

The thermal activity of mountain country, and the relief of the Tian Shan mountains themselves,  gives Kyrgyzstan not only awesome take off spots but also provides excellent flight opportunites  for paragliders. In this program we offer you flights in Chon Tash, the closest, and easiest place to get to from Bishkek, for paragliders. It is popular base for professional paragliding, frequented by instructors and beginners alike. 

Chon-Tash is located 30 km from Bishkek, at the altitude of 1500 m. The difference in flight altitudes within the fly zone is around 200 m.

In good weather conditions flying time can vary from 3 to 5 hours.

GPS: 42° 42.895'С, 74° 36.217'В 

Conditions and notes:
  • It is necessary to have all personal paragliding gear. It can be sent to Bishkek in advance if required and ITMC can provice assistance with customs clearance.
  • All clients must have medical insurance with a minimum coverage of USD 15 000, though we recommend insurance policies of USD 30 000 or more, which cover emergency helicopter transportation.

Trip itinerary and service can be changed by request.

Prices 2016:

Group 4 persons 5 persons 6 persons
Price per person USD 275 USD 245 USD 290

 

Service included in the programme:

  • Return transfer - airport - hotel - airport
  • Return transfer - Bishkek – Chon-Tash - Bishkek 
  • Twin / Double accommodation in Bishkek 2* hotel for 6 nights (including early check-in) 

Prices for Hotels 4*, 5* are available by request. 

 

Price does not include following service:

  • Approach way to hill by jeep
  • English speaking guide 
  • City sightseeing tour on day 2 
  • Meals
  • Rent of satellite phone (safety deposit USD 400 is required) -  USD 10 per day (airtime on sat phone is charged extra
 

Payment
To guarantee booking, full payment for confirmed trips should be made 21 days prior the 1st day of the trip. Border permits should paid 6 weeks prior. Different  terms of payment may apply to particular trips. Failure to pay on time may result in full cancellation.

All service fees charged by banks or other financial institutions for payment processing must be paid by the sender.

Cancellations and charges
- There is no fee for changes or cancellations when made more than 21 days prior to arrival, but any actual expenses incurred relating to documents such as visa support, permits, or any other necessary official paperwork,  have to be paid for by the client;

- Refunds for mountain guide services may not be available and should be discussed on a case by case basis.

  • There is a fee '10% of ordered services' for changes or cancellations when made 15 to 21 days prior to arrival.
  • There is a fee '50% of ordered services' for cancellations when made 7 to 14 days prior to arrival.
  • There is a fee '100% of ordered services for cancellations when made less than 7 days prior to arrival
  • paragliders
  • harness
  • reserve parachutes
  • carabiners
  • helmet
  • paragliding boots
  • clothing
  • sunglasses
  • any other accessories required as a minimum requirement to paraglide safely
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