Ili River valley near Kapchagai, and Boguty Range, Muyun-Kum Desert.
April 25 - May 10.
Parnassius apollonius, a dozen species of Pieridae and Satyridae, including Microzegris pyrothoe, Zegris fausti, Euchloe pulverata, Pontia edusa, Proterebia afra, Lyela myops and some Nymphalidae, Lycaenidae and Hesperidae. Moths to be found in the area include not many species, but most of them are rare in collections due entomologists visit this region usually later of season. Also a very rich assortment of beetles, especially Cicindela, Carabus and Dorcadion may be collected here very easily.
Staying in tents. The camp will be at low altitude.
A minimum group size is three person.