Kyrgyzstan: Hiking in the Celestial Mountains

Nomads, Eagle Hunters and a Silk Road Heritage

Leaders

Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

Djumagulov ernist

Ernist Djumagulov

Departure Dates: June 1-14, 2021, June 17-30, 2021, August 31-September 13, 2021, September 16-29, 2021, May 31-June 13, 2022, June 16-29, 2022, August 30-September 12, 2022, September 15-28, 2022

Ernist was born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, but moved to a small village by the shores of Lake Issyk Kul at the age of 7. As a child, he spent his summers swimming and fishing in the lake and later developed an interest in working in the travel industry. After stints with ...

Singh hashmat

Hashmat Singh

Departure Dates: June 1-14, 2021, June 17-30, 2021, August 31-September 13, 2021, September 16-29, 2021, May 31-June 13, 2022, June 16-29, 2022, August 30-September 12, 2022, September 15-28, 2022

Hashmat Singh has led over 180 journeys on three continents for us since 1990. He holds a BA in History from Delhi University and is a noted photographer. His book, Trekking in the Himalaya (Roli Books), features photographic essays from Ladakh to Bhutan. Born an army ...