Biking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 02
Activity: Biking tour
Duration: 11 days
Day 1: As soon as your airplane lands at Manas International Airport you will meet your tour guide wgo accompanies you to Bishkek. This trip will take you only 30 minutes. Then you will be settled
at Asian Mountains hotel, where you will have breakfast and a little rest. You have an option to have either a guided city tour that will include the main administrative centers of Bishkek, historical museum, souvenir shops and bazaar, or you may go to one day biking to Ala Archa gorge that is 45 km far from Bishkek. You will have lunch in an open. Accomodation is in hotel.
Day 2: After the breakfast we will begin our biking from Bishkek to Jety Oguz valley. Breakfast. Early morning transfer down Jety-Oguz valley (370km) along shore of Issyk-Kul Lake. Lunch break. Biking tour to the beautiful, famous red rocks known as the "Seven Bulls" and "Broken Heart". Taste Kymyz (fermented mare's milk). Break for lunch. Accommodation in yurt camp. Dinner. Overnight in "Flower valley". (2,200m).
Day 3: Biking tour to Jety Oguz valley and over Pass Tilety. Breakfast. Biking with a shepherd for 16km to Tilety Pass. Lunch. Dinner. Camping. (3,200m).
Day 4: Having finished with our breakfast we start our biking to Tilety Pass and then to Karakol Gorge. Breakfast. Three-hour biking tour, crossing Tilety Pass (3,800m) will lead us to Karakol Gorge. Lunch break. 10km hike along ancient nomadic path to tent camp close to nomadic rest stop. Dinner. Camping.
Day 5: Breakfast is at 8 o'clock in the morning.Biking tour in Karakol Gorge. Breakfast. Shorter hike of 8km from Karakol Gorge to camp shelter. Break for lunch. Dinner. Camping.
Day 6: After the breakfast we will begin our biking to Karakol Gorge from Keldyke Gorge. Breakfast. Hiking to Ala-Kul mountain lake (3,600m), which is more than 70 meters deep and of incomparable beauty. From the shore of the lake we see the beautiful glacier which is the source of the lake. Hike through Ala-Kul pass (3,860m) to Keldyke Gorge. Lunch. From the Pass, excellent view of five-thousand meter peaks of Terskey Ala-Too - including Karakol peak, Djigit peak and Tashtanbek peak. Tent camp will be waiting for you in this wonderful spot, surrounded by magnificent cliffs, from where multiple streams pour from glaciers. Lunch break. Dinner.
Day 7: After the breakfast we will begin our biking from Keldyke Gorge to Karakol. Breakfast. Four hour hike to Altyn-Arashan resort (2,450m) . Lunch. Bath in hot springs. You will never forget the sight of snow on Peak Palatka (Tent, 5,260m), or the "Swallow's Nest Pool", nestled beneath the open sky. Transfer to Karakol (2 hours) in the afternoon. Accommodation in B&B. Dinner. Overnight in Karakol.
Day 8: After the breakfast we will begin our biking beyond Karakol and north shore Issyk-Kul. Breakfast. Transfer to Issyk-Kul Resort all along north shore of Lake Issyk-Kul (160km). Accommodation in small hotel.
Day 9: After a delicious breakfast we strat our biking tour around Issyk-Kul. Breakfast. Day at Issyk-Kul. Rest, boating on Issyk-Kul. Visits to petroglyphs and ethnographic museum. Lunch. Dinner. Overnight in Issykl-Kul hotel.
Day 10: Breakfast is at 8 in the morning. Issyk-Kul - Bishkek. Breakfast. Transfer to Bishkek (250km). En-route, visit to Burana tower at ancient city of Balasagyn (11th - 13th centuries). Lunch. Accommodation in B&B. Dinner. Overnight in Bishkek.
Day 11: You will be transferred back to Manas Airport by guide.