12 Days
Duration
Siemienova
Location

For those who also want to feel the Singapore National day spirit but of a slightly different manner… To see but not to climb. One can participate this challenging trek, led by Mr. Ong Tze Boon himself! The trek takes you into the Siemienova glacier through the Pine tree line and eventualyy venture into the alpine terrain where only the snow mountains dwelled.

Upon arriving at the Siemienova glacier, you may catch a glimpse of our climbers attempting the OTC / OSM peaks and acquire their first hand experience of atempting the summits on one of the coldest mountain ranges on earth.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Singapore – Almaty – Siemienova – Almaty – Singapore
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
TYPE Journey – Intermediate
INSTRUCTOR / GUIDE Ong Tze Boon
WEAR
  • Trekking Attire
  • Layering required (base, mid, outer layers, water proof / Wind proof hardshell, beanie, gloves, etc)
  • City wear (optional)
INCLUDED
Workshop preparation before the trip
Expedition preparation briefing by IJ trainer / guide
01 Incredible Journeys trekking leader
01 Local Kazakh guide
Airport transfer from Almaty airport to the accommodation (*within 24 hours for both arrival and departure time)
Accommodation in Almaty for two nights
Return transportation from Almaty to Kakara to Almaty
Helicopter extraction from Siemienova glacier back to Kakara camp
Meals and accomodation at Kakara camp
Park fee & Trekking permit
NOT INCLUDED
Return air ticket from your respective country
Airport taxes and personal travel insurance
Kazakhstan visa application for Foreigners (Singaporean – 30 days visa free)
Personal trekking gear (Trekking boots, sleeping bag, trekking poles, head torch, thermal flask, trekking hat, etc)
Tips for local guide and staff
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Day 1

Arrival in Almaty; Airport transfer
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Day 2

Almaty to Kakara camp (2200m)
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Day 3

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Day 9

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Day 11

Helicopter extraction back to Kakara camp, transport back to Almaty

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Day 12: Home Sweet Home

 

REGISTRATION
Form Submission Your Incredible Journeys Registration Form must be submitted 1 month before your programme commences.

If the form is overdue without prior arrangement, and it is declined for any reason, the terms and conditions of a cancellation will apply.

PAYMENT
Paying Your

Programme Fee

Full payment is required 1 month before your itinerary commences.
Transfers Your full itinerary fee may be transferred once only to another programme.
Cancellations After this time, your full programme fee is non-transferrable and non-refundable. Cancellations must be received in writing.
Departure If you depart early or are sent home from your itinerary, your full programme fee is non-transferrable and non-refundable.
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HEALTH & SAFETY
Safety Your safety and welfare is our primary concern, however you do participate at your own risk and must accept personal liability for any injury or loss. Note: there are times during your itinerary when you will not be under the direct supervision of the staff.
Water confidence You must be confident in open-water, river and able to swim 100m.
Medical History Depending on your medical status, Incredible Journeys may require you to seek a Doctor’s consultation and permission prior to attending the programme. This will be done in consultation with the participant or your programme sponsor, including employer or school.
Confirmation of your registration is subject to approval from Incredible Journeys. This is to ensure your safety, the safety of others, and quality experience outcomes for all. Your Incredible Journeys Registration Form must be submitted no less than 7 days before your itinerary start date.

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