We have talked with our guide and travel expert Maxim Bogatyrev to advice our climbers acclimatization program during the expedition to Muztagh Ata peak.

The expedition to Muztagh Ata takes 25 days and starts from Bishkek. You will have 15 days to climb the mountain.

Acclimatization program for Muztagh Ata Peak 7546m.

Day 1. After Naryn and Kashagar you will arrive to Subashi (3700m). Overnight.

Subashi 3700m, left Mt Kuksay 7184m, right Mt Muztagh Ata T Camenisch

Day 2. Next day trekking to the Base Camp (4400m). All bags are moved on camels. You will walk 12 km. Overnight at the Base Camp in tents.

to the base camp T Camenisch

Day 3.  It is recommended to make this day very active hike up to 5200-5400m (Camp 1). You can take some of your staff to C1 (food, tent, gas or something else).  And then return to the Base Camp for overnight.

BC T Camenisch

Day 4. Ascent to Camp 1 and overnight there (5200m).


Day 5. If you feel good you can make ascent to 6000m. And then return to the Base Camp (4400m) and spend the night there. If you do not feel good make a descent to the Base Camp (4400m) for recreation without acclimatization at 6000. And spend 2 days there.


Day 6. Ascent to C1 (5200m). It will take you 2-3 hours.

from C1 to BC T Camenisch

Day 7. Ascent to C2 (6000m). Overnight there.

down from C2 Tom Camenisch

Day 8. Descent to the Base Camp. Overnight there.

rest BC T Camenisch

Day 9. Rest and recreation at the Base Camp.


Day 10. If you feel good it is possible to make ascent up to 6000m and spend the night there. Another option stay for the night and C2 (5200m).

from C1 to C2 Tomas Camenisch

Day 11. Ascent to C3 6700-6900.

summit day before sunrise T Camenisch

Day 12. Ascent to the summit and return to C3 for the night. If you have enough power and the weather is fine  you can return to C2 at 6000m.


Day 13. Descent to the Base Camp.

BC T Camenisch 1

Day 14, 15 for the bad weather and recreation at the Base Camp.