Horse riding 03

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 03

Destination:  Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan is famous for its mountains, nomads and horses. And the best way to explore all this things - to combine them! We would like to present you an unforgettable horseback riding tour. You have a chance to ride a horse in our Tien Shan Mountains, to watch world's second largest mountain lake Issyk Kul, to meet real nomads, share with them traditional meals and spent few nights in traditional nomadic dwellings - yurts! Come to Kyrgyzstan and enjoy your holidays!


Tour summary: 

Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
Your guide will pick you up at Manas International Airport and accompany you to Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where you will start the day with a breakfast. The entire day is dedicated to a guided Bishkek City Tour, including lunch. The tour includes the visiting of some highlights like the central Ala-Too Square, the History Museum, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others. Then you will be transferred to the picturesque Chon Kemin valley in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, to spend the night there. On the way, you will visit the Burana Tower (an ancient minaret 11th century) and its attached ‘Cemetery of Balbans' (an open air museum of stone warriors). Dinner will be served at 7 pm.

Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
Breakfast is served at 7 o'clock. Afterwards, you will start your trip to Kitchi Kyzyl Suu by car. We will drive along the southern shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake, "the pearl of Central Asia" as it also called. The lake lays in 1608m.above sea level, so it is the second largest alpine lake in the world. Getting there you will start horseback riding to the amazing Kitshi Kyzyl Suu gorge. This is a place where you can try Kyrgyz national drink - Kumis (a bit alcoholic, fermented mare's milk, very healthy). Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Night in tents

Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Kashka-Suu Lake
Your breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock. This day you start with an ascent on horses to the pass Kashka-Suu (3891m.), where you will have lunch at the amazing landscape. Then you will spend 6 more hours in the saddle, moving to the Kashka-Suu Lake. This lake finds its sources in a glacier that is why the water is so pure and shining. This alpine lake situated at an altitude of 3800 meters above sea level. Dinner is served at 7p.m. Night in tents at the shore of the magnificent lake.

Day 4: Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor (3012m)
After a reinforcing breakfast you will start your way  to Kumtor river (6h). You will ride among Ak Shirak Mountains, which even in summer are covered by snow. The weather here might really surprise you. Within 20 minutes it can change from summer heat to winter snow. Kumtor River is the most famous place for gold diggers. There is Kyrgyz gold-mining company works there. You will spend the night in tents near the Central Tien Shan observatory. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

Day 5: Kumtor - Arabel Suu
The day starts with a breakfast at 8 o'clock. Afterwards you will have 5 hr horseback riding along Arabel Suu River. After taking a traditional lunch, we will keep moving to the valley of eight lakes. They are situated close to each other and you can see all of them at the same time. It is impossible to stay indifferent walking there. Dinner and night will be at the bank of Arabel Suu River in tents.

Day 6: Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
You will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then there is a continuation of horseback riding to the Chokoli Lakes. Altitude and landscapes allows you notice Marco Polo sheep and ibexes there. Also you will visit a glacier not far from the mountain lake. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents near the lake.

Day 7: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)                               
After packing your baggage, you will have a breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek city by car. Arrival to Bishkek in a Hotel*** at around 5 pm, where you will have a rest and time for yourself until your pick up at 7 pm. Farewell dinner will wait for you in one of Bihkek's  restaurants.

Day 8: Flight home
Your guide will meet you at the Hotel at the time managed previously according to your flight details and accompany you to Manas International Airport.

 

Read our other horse riding tours:

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 01

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Tamga -  pass Karatakia -  gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

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Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 02

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chong Kyzyl Suu - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

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Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 03

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan is famous for its mountains, nomads and horses. And the best way to explore all this things - to combine them! We would like to present you an unforgettable horseback riding tour. You have a chance to ride a horse in our Tien Shan Mountains, to watch world's second largest mountain lake Issyk Kul, to meet real nomads, share with them traditional meals and spent few nights in traditional nomadic dwellings - yurts! Come to Kyrgyzstan and enjoy your holidays! Read the tour...


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Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

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Places to visit: Bishkek - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

Kyrgyzstan is the small mountainous country and it is impossible to survive here without a horse. That is why the best friend and helper for nomad was a horse. This horse riding tour allows you to visit celestial Issyk Kul Lake and enjoy the perfect views of our peerless mountains. You will feel complete freedom here riding a horse for many hours in places with wild nature. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 05

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Activity: Horse riding

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Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 06

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Activity: Horse riding

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Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Chong Kyzyl Suu -  pass Karatakia -  gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek

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Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak - Kok Terek - Bishkek 

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