The hunt for Marco Polo sheep

In Kyrgyzstan, a beautiful land to hunt mountain sheep. According to the modern classification of the Kyrgyz sheep, earlier identified as Marco Polo today is divided into two separate subspecies Tien Shan argali and Hume argali. Argali lives in the mountains and not every hunter is able to adjust to those altitudes due to thin air. You can not go on this hunt without a prior medical examination.
Hunting in Kyrgyzstan is always performed using horses. Large stags sheep are kept in hard to reach areas at an altitude of 3500 – 4000 m, so the saddle has to spend many hours a day.
Hunting area: Issyk-Kul region, the inner Tien-Shan
Accommodation: the camp is located in a beautiful Urochishche Karasay 90 km away from the road Bishkek – Karakol. Features: steam room, dining room, living room with electricity. During the hunting camp. Altitude: 2700-3600 m
Recommended weapon: 7mm Rem. Mag., 300 Win. Mag., 300 Weath. Mag
Duration of expedition: 14 days (10 days for active hunting)
 
Program hunting of Marco Polo sheep:

Day 1 - arrival in airport "Manas" in Bishkek.
Day 2 transfer to the hunting area by minibus class "Mitsubishi - Delica", adaptation to high altitude conditions, zeroing. Rest in base camp.
3-11 days of active hunting of Marco Polo sheep;
Day 12 Rest at base camp;
Day 13 transfer to Bishkek;
Day 14 departure from the airport "Manas" in Bishkek

 
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During hunting season the weather is usually favorable and predictable. Daytime temperatures in October are usually 5 - 150C, and at night goes down to -5, -100C. In November is usually much colder: day -10, -150C, night, -15, -200C. Windy.
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A flight to Bishkek and transfer by car or helicopter to the hunting camp
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Marco Polo Sheep.

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 The best hunting time: October 25 – November 30
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The cost of the tour c trophy - 16 000 $
The price includes:
Organization of hunting and one trophy.
Meeting/seeing off at the airport "Manas", Bishkek, support for customs procedures, all legal documents.
Transfers to and from the hunting ground and back to Bishkek, airport "Manas"
All transportation during the hunt (cars, horses), razmeshenie and nutrition. Support – 1 hunter/2 conductor
All the staff at the camp including interpreter if required.
Pre-processing and packaging of trophies.
 

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