Kyrgyzstan trekking 03

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 03

Country:  Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days  

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Mokraya Polyana - Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek 

Our company will help you to explore "A second Switzerland of Central Asia". Kyrgyzstan, a unique country lying in the heart of the Tian-Shan Mountains. It is a land of contrasts offering multitude of spectacular landscapes: wide steppes, green fields, sandy deserts, turquoise lakes, snowy mountains, fast rivers, an abundance of wild life with many rare and endangered species, historical places that flourished in the olden epoch of the Great Silk Road and people keeping the customs of their nomadic relatives.


Day 1: Bishkek - Karakol (450 km - 8 h) (1 650 m. a. s. l.)
In the morning we start our way to Karakol town that took place among the forbidden fangs of Tien - Shan Mountains, on the very eastern tip of  the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake! On our way, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret from the 11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). Then you will be brought to the incredible Issyk-Kul Lake - the second largest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). That is heated from the below by the volcanic activity. You are going to really enjoy the astonishing view of the Tien Shan Mountains that surround the whole lake. During the drive to Karakol town you will drive along the whole northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. Due to the salty water, Lake Issyk Kul possesses curative properties. On the way, we will make a short break to give you the opportunity to visit ancient carvings on the boulders that are dated back back to 800 B.C.  They were depicted by local tribes of Saks and Usuns that believed that Issyk Kul Lake was the center of the world. Overnight in a guesthouse "Elita" in Karakol town.   

Day 2: Karakol - Mokraya Polyana Glade (2790 m a. s. l.)
In the morning we visit the Dungan mosque. One of its highlights is the fact that it is built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail. This will be followed by the visit of an old wooden Orthodox Church which construction refers to the second part of the 19th century. Nowadays it attracts a lot of tourists. Afterwards transfer to Karakol gorge. It is an amazing gorge that is situated at the heart of the Terskey Mountains. Here we can see Turkestan spruce trees that are widespread only here in Kyrgyzstan. The height of the tree reaches 18 meters and  of its trunk is a little bit more than 1 m. in diameter! We will have7 h. hiking to the foot of the Glade named « Mokraya Polyana ». Overnight is in tents on the altitude of 2790 m.
 
Day 3: Mokraya Polyana glade - Eastern Irdik lake (3 200 m. a. s. l.)
Today we will hike for about 7 hours to the eastern Irdik Lake (3200 m.). We will hike over the pass Bokovoi (3300 m). During the hike we see constant changing of the landscapes. There we can see a wonderful and unforgettable sunset over the most beautiful peaks of Kungey Ala-Too mountainous range: Fuchika (4010m), Morozov (3960m), 800 years of Moscow (3872m). We will see sharp cliffs and precipices, sky-scraping rocks, green mountains and lush meadows; we move through the juniper forest where a sick person starts to feel better. Overnight is in tents.
 
Day 4: Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake (3 300 m. a. s. l.)
In the morning we start our 7 hours hiking. On the way we will see a lot of edelweiss's - the flowers of love, and summer pastures that are used by Kyrgyz nomads. We will see many marmots at the altitude of 3650 m. On the way we will hike over Severnyi pass that is 3380 m. above sea level. While hiking at these places you are going to forget about busy civilization and you can really relax enjoying the amazing views of our  Nature. Overnight in tents.  Camping at the altitude of 3300 m. above sea level.
 
Day 5: Western Irdik Lake - Karakol  (1 650 m. a. s. l.)
After breakfast we start our hiking with descent to Diychin valley (5h) where many dungan people live. Dungans are Chinese Muslims who had been prosecuted by the Chinese in the 19th century and fled to Kyrgyzstan. Today we visit a Dungan family and try traditional lagman soup, ashlyamfu. While hiking to the village it is possible sometimes to meet real nomadic families on the way. Every year they go to the mountains with their cattle and live in yurts. Yurts are collapsible nomadic dwellings that are made without a single nail! Afterwards25 min transfer to Karakol town. Overnight in "Elita" guesthouse (1650 m).
 
Day 6: Karakol - Kochkor (280 km - 5 h, 1800 m. a. s. l.)
In the morning after a good sleep we move to Kochkor. In Karakol we will visit a local bazaar and try national dishes, such as shashlyk (kebab) and plov (rice with meat and shredded carrot) made of beef or mutton. Then we will start or way to Kochkor village. On the way we will visit Djeti Oguz Mountains that are very popular because of their beauty and of course you will see the Broken Heart Mountain, about which you will be told a beautiful legend by your guide. Then while driving along the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake we will visit a private factory for producing yurts. Your lunch will be in Bokonbaevo village in Talgat's  House who is a famous hunter with falcons, hawks and eagles! Talgat will also tell us the way he trains his birds of prey. Hunting with golden eagle is very popular in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia and Talgat will tell us about this kind of hunting and in the afternoon we can do some photos of the birds.  After arrival in Kochkor village we will learn about national traditions and customs. You will witness the process of making traditional Kyrgyz carpets and even take a part in it!  This night you will spend in a home stay with a local family. After it traditional dinner in a yurt, we will listen to a folk concert. 
 
Day 7: Kochkor - Bishkek (210 km - 5 h)
210 km drive to Bishkek. After breakfast we drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek city.  Last night you will spend in «Asia Mountains» guesthouse. After arriving you will have some time to take a break in your guesthouse and then will be the last dinner in national restaurant with traditional music performance.



There is also a list of other trekking tours:

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 01

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

Magnificent and stunning! Great nomadic style trip, unforgettable practice!
If you are tired of civilization there is a great chance to feel the freedom of mind. You will have a trekking tour to enjoy untouched nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit numerous lakes of pure sparkling water. During the trip you will find out about Kyrgyz traditions, customs and culture, because the Kyrgyz being nomads for thousand years managed to live in a grat harmony with nature that helped them to develop their distinctive culture and to keep all their amazing traditions and customs till now days.
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Kyrgyzstan trekking
: Tour 02

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River - Kara  Korum Pass - Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village - Bishkek

During this trip you will have trekking in a wild nature of the Issik - Kul region - the most distinct and wonderful part of the Kyrgyz Republic, among gorgeous gorges, mountains and celestial lakes - believe us this tour is right for you. It is an unforgettable tour where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest alpine lake Issyk Kul, but also experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking amid our heavenly mountains. Read the tour…


Kyrgyzstan trekking
: Tour 03

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Mokraya Polyana - Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

Our company will help you to explore "A second Switzerland of Central Asia". Kyrgyzstan, a unique country lying in the heart of the Tian-Shan Mountains. It is a land of contrasts offering multitude of spectacular landscapes: wide steppes, green fields, sandy deserts, turquoise lakes, snowy mountains, fast rivers, an abundance of wild life with many rare and endangered species, historical places that flourished in the olden epoch of the Great Silk Road and people keeping the customs of their nomadic relatives. Read the tour…


Kyrgyzstan trekking
: Tour 04

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga  -  Barskoon gorge - Barskoon Pass - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzhukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pas - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Ak Sai Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city

During this overwhelming tour you will be able to visit the most picturesque parts of Kyrgyzstan. You will see our celestial mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture. Also it is a great chance to experience yourself as if you as a real nomad. This tour includes the most exceptional places of interest of Kyrgyzstan that welcome so many people. Read the tour…


Kyrgyzstan trekking
: Tour 05

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Jukku gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu - Djeti Oguz - Oguz Bashi - Issyk Kul - Bishkek city

Our tour company presents a perfect tour especially for tourists who fond of nature and trekking. We planned a tour that will take place on the of Issyk Kul Lake southern shore. During this tour you will see our famous lake and real nomads. You will sleep not only in guesthouses but also in yurts - nomadic dwellings made of wood and felt. Welcome to the country of the heavenly Ala - Too Mountains! Read the tour…


Kyrgyzstan trekking
: Tour 06

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Jukku gorge - pass Jukku - Ak-Shirak - Gorge Ashu-Tor - Gorge Chon-Kyzyl-Suu - Bishkek

All of us were children and had our particular dreams. If your dream was to wander somewhere in wild nature, among gorges, mountains and alpine lakes, this tour is right for you. You are about to find the blissfully quiet place in our busy world you were looking for in a wonderful land of Kyrgyzstan. It is an unforgettable tour where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest celestial lake, but also get a taste of the traditional nomad's life while hiking at the same places that were used by the Silk Road travelers!
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Kyrgyzstan trekking
: Tour 07

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek

You will simply be in love with the approach this tour has been organized. This tour is for people who want to discover the land of nomads. Kyrgyzstan is a perfect place for trekking over incredible mountains and through unforgettable gorges. There is the second largest mountainous lake in the world Issyk-Kul on the way. You will absolutely not find such a magnificent and beautiful place anywhere else! You will experience the nomadic style of life far away from the hectic of busy and stuffy cities.
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