Horse riding 07

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 07

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 

We would like to present this tour for the fans of horse riding. During this tour you will ride a horse in magnificent gorges of Kyrgyzstan that are so attractive for travelers. You will visit our amazing celestial lakes and it is a great possibility to live so far from the busy civilization with nomads.


Tour summary: 

Day 1: Bishkek - Karakol
Your guide will take you from Manas International Airport and attend to Bishkek City, drive takes 30 min. drive. Right after breakfast in Bishkek city you will be transferred to the godlike Issyk Kul Lake. The distance from Biskek till Issik - Kul is 200 km. On the way, we will visit the Burana Tower (ancient minaret from the 11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors).  Issyk - Kul is the second biggest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level) and the largest lake in Kyrgyz Republic.  It is also called "The treasure of Tien - Shan Mountains". In Cholpon - Ata you will visit ancient carvings on the rocks (dating back to 800 B.C.), and the local Issyk - Kul museum. National dinner will be served in a restaurant at 8 p.m. For additional price you can also have a folklore performance there. Overnight is in a Guesthouse.

Day 2: Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley
The morning is dedicated to a guided Karakol City Tour. After breakfast you visit the Dungan mosque made in Chinese style, very beautiful wooden Orthodox Church and museum of M.V. Prejvalsky at the high shore of  Issyk Kul Lake. After traditional lunch we leave Karakol at around 1 p.m. and transfer to Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley (70 km). On the way, you will see variously formed red mountains and have a chance to take a bath in the mineral sources of hot springs at Jeli Suu ( Dungan Village).  From there you start 1 hour of horseback riding tour to the old geophysics station of Chong Kyzyl Suu. Dinner and overnight stay will be in yurts - Kyrgyz original nomadic dwelling, made of wooden frame and covered by thick layer of felt. This habitation is very comfortable and easy to be transported, what is very important for nomads.A yurta is a collapsible dwelling, an original nomad's habitation. It is made out of wooden frame that is covered with felt. The carcass of yurt is made without a single nail.

Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Chong Kyzyl Suu (6h.)
After a strengthening breakfast at 9 am, we will start the rising to the Ashu Tor pass (2800m). There you will have lunch before start hike on horses to a glittering alpine lake. The altitude allows seeing mountain goats there. After exploring of the mountain lake we will come back to the station. Dinner is served at 8 p.m. This night you will spend in yurts again.

Day 4: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Jumakuchak
Today we start horse riding toward Jumakuchak valley (6 hours). We will have a picnic at a small Jumalai pass with a wonderful view of the mirror surface of Issyk-Kul Lake. Overnight is in Jumakuchak. You will stay in tents surrounded by colorful yurts of Kyrgyz nomads. Traditional dinner is served at 7 p.m.

Day 5: Jumakuchak - Kok Terek village
The day starts at 8 am with a breakfast, and after that we start riding to Kok Terek Village (6h). On the way we cross the unique red cave in rocks that is called "500 rams", after we cross it we will stop for a lunch near the sparkling mountain waterfall. Very close to this waterfall are situated hot sources (40 degrees Celsius) that are also possible to visit if you wish. And then we continue our way to Kok Terek village. Our dinner and overnight will be in a guest house.

Day 6: Kok Terek - Bishkek
We leave the village after breakfast and drive to Bishkek city along the southern shore of the glittering Issyk-Kul Lake (380 km). After accommodation in a Hotel **** of Bishkek you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant at around 7 pm.

Day 7: Bishkek - Europe
After good sleep and nice breakfast you will be transferred from the hotel to Manas 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  

There is Kyrgyz saying "Horse is men's wings" and we  present this tour for people who would like to fly above the most beautiful places of Kyrgyzstan. During this tour you will visit our celestial lakes and it is a great chance to live among nomads to feel yourself closer to the Nature. Read the tour...


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...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 04

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 7 days 

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

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days 

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

Kyrgyz people say "Horses are men's wings". Since the very ancient times these animals played a vital role in the nomad's life. It was unrealizable to survive without a horse in mountainous country like Kyrgyzstan. During the tour you will ride a horse travelling along the Great Silk Road like a nomad. And it is perfect chance for you to get acquainted with Kyrgyz culture, try the traditional drink Kumis (mare's milk) and tasty dishes. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 06

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 12 days 

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

There is a great chance to leave the chaos of civilization and feel the freedom of mind. Riding a horse you will enjoy untouched nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit numerous lakes with pure sparkling water. During the trip you will explore Kyrgyz nomadic traditions and culture, that was preserved since the ancient times till now days. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 07

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 

We would like to present this tour for the fans of horse riding. During this tour you will ride a horse in magnificent gorges of Kyrgyzstan that are so attractive for travelers. You will visit our amazing celestial lakes and it is a great possibility to live so far from the busy civilization with nomads. Read the tour...