Horse riding 06

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 

If you are tired of civilization there is a great chance to feel the freedom of mind. You will have a horse riding to enjoy untouched nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit numerous lakes with pure sparkling water. During the trip you will find out about Kyrgyz traditions and culture, because the Kyrgyz being nomads for many years managed to keep all traditions till now days.
 
 

Tour summary: 

Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
Your guide will meet you at Manas International Airport and accompany you to Bishkek City (30 min. drive), to have a breakfast. The whole morning is intended to a guided Bishkek City Tour, lunch will be in the city. The tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the History Museum, National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others highlights. Then you will be transmitted to the Chon Kemin valley in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, where you will spend the night. The way there is including visit the Burana Tower (watch tower of the ancient Balasagun city 11th century) and its attached open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). Dinner will be served at 7 pm. 
 
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Tamga
Breakfast is served at 7 o'clock. Afterwards, you will start your trip to Tamga (380 km,6h). We will drive by car along the southern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake, (second largest mountain lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). The Lake is also named "the pearl of Central Asia". Dinner will be served in the Tamga Guesthouse, where you will spend the night. 
 
Day 3: Tamga - Chong Kyzyl Suu
After a breakfast we will start the way to a beautiful Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley by car (70 km). Reaching the spot, we will start horseback riding along the mountain range Terskey (in Kyrgyz ‘Shady mountains') (5h). There you will explore red hills in different forms, have a chance to visit the mineral sources of hot springs at Jeli Suu ( Dungan Village), where you can take a bath. Afterwards, a horseback riding tour to Chong Kyzyl Suu is waiting for you (1 hour). Your dinner and overnight stay will be in yurts. A yurta is an ancient dwelling of nomads. It is collapsible and takes just one hour to construct it. Kyrgyz people live in yurts since the very beginning. 
 
Day 4: Chong Kyzyl Suu - pass Karatakia - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
After breakfast we will move along the amazing Karatakia gorge and then over the Karatakia pass. Enjoying the view of the pass you will take a strengthening lunch. Afterwards you will have horseback riding down to the Kitshi Kyzyl Suu valley (6h). Here you can test Kyrgyz national drink - Kumis (fermented mare's milk). Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Night in tents. 
 
Day 5: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Jukutchak
After having breakfast we will rise to Kashka-Tor pass (3937m above sea level). And then we will ride a horse through the stunning red canyon we will come across the red cave that is called "500 rams" and also we will pass a mountain waterfall where will have  lunch. The waterfall is situated not far from hot springs (40 degrees Celsius) that are also possible to visit. After having a rest we continue our way to Jukutchak valley. Dinner is served at 8 p.m. Night in tents. 
 
Day 6: Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu
Your breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock. Afterwards there is an ascent on horses to the pass Ashu-Tor (3636m above sea level), on the way you will see a mountain waterfall and sources with thiocyanogen water where you can take a bath in the sauna. After lunch you will ride down in the gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu (6h). Your dinner will be served at 8 p.m. Night in tents. 
 
Day 7: Ashu-Kashka Suu Gorge - Kashka-Suu Lake
Day starts at 8 o'clock with a breakfast. The morning  will be dedicated to an ascension on horses to the pass Kashka-Suu (3891m.), and there you will take lunch. Then you will ride your horse to the Kashka-Suu Lake (6h). This lake contains water of the melting glacier that is why it is so clean and sparkling. This high mountain lake lays at an altitude of 3800 meters above sea level. Dinner is served at 7p.m. Night in tents. 
 
Day 8: Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor (3012m)
After delicious breakfast you will mount your horse and  ride to Kumtor river (6h). You will move amid Ak Shirak Mountains, which covered with snow even in summer. You will be surprised by the weather. It can change from summer heat to winter cold within 20 minutes. Kumtor River is famous place for gold-mining. There are many people who tries to find gold there. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Tent camp will be settled near the Central Tien Shan observatory. 
 
Day 9: Kumtor - Arabel Suu
Breakfast is at 8 o'clock. You will ride your horse along Arabel Suu River (5h). After a lunch, we will continue to the colorful valley of mountain lakes where you will have dinner and stay for a night. There is the valley of eight lakes. They are situated nearby to each other and you can see all of them simultaneously. It makes unforgettable impressions to be there. 
 
Day 10: Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
After the breakfast served at 8 o'clock we will continue horseback riding to the Chokoli Lakes. There is a place where you may watch Marco Polo sheep and ibexes in the wild. And there is  a glacier near of the mountain lake. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents near the lake. 
 
Day 11: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)                                
After packing your backpacks, you will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then you will be transmitted to Bishkek city. You will arrive in Bishkek in a Hotel*** at around 5 pm. There you will have time to rest, before you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant at 7 pm. 
 
Day 12: Flight home
At the time arranged previously according to your flight details, your guide will meet you at the Hotel and accompany you to Manas International Airport.


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Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 01

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  

We want to present this tour to people who like horse riding. During this tour you will ride famous celestial horses in picturesque gorges of Kyrgyzstan. Also you will visit our alpine lakes with crystal pure water and have a great chance to live among nomads in places that are so far from civilization. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 02

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  

Horse riding is very popular among tourists. There are many places in Kyrgyzstan with virgin nature to have an unforgettable tour. In this trip you will enjoy the amazing sights of our mountains and will collect a lot of memories. This tour includes concealed places of Kyrgyzstan that you can visit only riding a horse. There you can still meet some nomads even nowadays! It is a good opportunity to get acquainted with local traditions and to find out about people's life. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 03

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 country of free nomads, but it would be difficult to survive there without a horse. That is why horse plays this big role in the life of Kyrgyz people. This horse riding tour is the best way to experience life of nomads, to feel freedom. This tour includes visiting of unique  Issyk Kul lake and horse back riding in our celestial mountains. You will ride a horse for many hours enjoying wild nature. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 04

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 

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Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 05

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 

We would like to present you a horse riding tour. Kyrgyzstan is famous for its mountains, nomads and horses. We invite you to unforgettable journey in our Tien Shan Mountains where it is still possible to meet real nomads! During this tour you will visit our pearl - the biggest mountain lake on this continent -  Issyk Kul. You will have a chance to spent night in nomadic dwellings yurts and taste traditional Kyrgyz dishes. Come to Kyrgyzstan and enjoy your holidays! 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 

If you are tired of civilization there is a great chance to feel the freedom of mind. You will have a horse riding to enjoy untouched nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit numerous lakes with pure sparkling water. During the trip you will find out about Kyrgyz traditions and culture, because the Kyrgyz being nomads for many years managed to keep all traditions 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 

There is tour developed specially for the adorers of horse riding. On the route you will ride a horse in the most exciting and magnificent places of Kyrgyzstan that are so popular among tourists. You will visit our main treasure - celestial lakes. And you will have a perfect chance to be carried away from the busy civilization and live few days amid nomads. Read the tour…