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 

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. 
 
 

Tour summary:  

Day 1: Bishkek - Karakol
Your guide will collect you from Manas International Airport and accompany you to Bishkek City. This drive takes 30 min. drive. In Bishkek city just after breakfast you will be transferred to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake. There is 200 km of exiting driving from Biskek till Issik - Kul. At the road, we will explore the Burana Tower (centuries-old minaret) and "Cemetery of Balbans" (stone warriors) and will have a lunch.  Issyk - Kul is the 2nd   biggest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level) and the largest lake in Kyrgyz Republic; it is even called "The treasure of Tien - Shan Mountains". In Cholpon - Ata on the northern shore of the lake you will also have an opportunity to visit ancient carvings on the boulders (dating back to 800 B.C.), including the local Issyk - Kul museum. At 8 p.m. national dinner will be served in a restaurant.  For additional price you can also have a folklore performance there. Overnight is in a Guesthouse. 
 
Day 2: Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley
Breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock in the morning. This day will be dedicated to a guided Karakol city tour, during which you will visit the Dungan mosque, which was built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail. This will be followed by the visit of the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Soon after, you will visit the museum of Prjevalsky, one of the world's greatest explorers. N. Prjevalsky greatest achievements were the crossing of the great Taklamakan Desert and the discovery of more than 4000 species of animals, including the horse that was later named after him. The City Tour ended with a traditional lunch and we leave Karakol town at 1 p.m. starting our (70 km) way to remarkable Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley. You will see red mountains in different shapes on the way. In Jeli Suu we will stop at the place of the mineral sources of hot water, where you will have the possibility to take a have a bath. After, 1 hour horseback riding tour is to the Physical and Geographical station of Chong Kyzyl Suu. Dinner. For night you will stay in Yurts as real nomads do. Yurta is traditional Kyrgyz Dwelling that will surprise you with comfort and cozy atmosphere inside, created by hospitable hosts. 
 
Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Chong Kyzyl Suu (6h.)
After a strengthening breakfast, at 9 am we start our horseback riding tour to the Ashu Tor pass (2800m). After your lunch you will have a rise on horses to an amazing mountain lake, which finds its origin in a glacier. It is possible to see mountain goats there. After contemplation of the lake we come back to the station. Dinner is served at 8 p.m. Overnight in yurts. 
 
Day 4: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Jumakuchak
After breakfast we spend 6 more hours in a saddles continue our horseback riding tour from the Kishi Kyzyl Suu valley to Jumakuchak (6h) across the Jumalai pass, where we will have a picnic. There is a perfect sight of the surface of Issyk-Kul Lake. You will have an opportunity to explore it on your own. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Overnight in Jumakuchak in tents among nomadic yurts of Kyrgyz people. 
 
Day 5: Jumakuchak - Kok Terek village
Breakfast at 8 am, before you will mount your horse to ride from Jumakuchak to Kok Terek Village under the hoofs (6h). On the way you will come across the cave that is called "500 rams" It is said that in former times the nomads used this cave for their cattle. But later the part of the cave was destroyed by the earthquake. But even now it is possible to imagine the original size of this cave for 500 rams. There is also a picturesque mountain waterfall. You will have your lunch nearby. This waterfall is located not far away from the (40 degrees Celsius) hot springs, which we could visit if you wish. We continue our riding to Kok Terek Village after having a rest. Dinner. Overnight will be in a home stay. 
 
Day 6: Kok Terek - Bishkek
Breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock. After packing your backpacks, you will be transmitted to Bishkek city along the southern shore of the magnificent Issyk-Kul Lake (380 km). You will arrive in Bishkek in a Hotel **** at around5 pm, where you will have time for yourself until your pick up at 7 pm to a farewell dinner will be in a restaurant. 
 
Day 7: Bishkek - Europe
At the time arranged previously your guide will accompany you to Manas International Airport.

 

There is also a list of other horse riding tours:
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 

There is a Kyrgyz saying "Horses are men's wings". During the centuries horses played a huge role in the life of nomads. People could not survive without a horse in hard conditions of the  mountainous country. In the tour you will have a chance to feel yourself as a nomad riding a horse along the Great Silk Road, living in yurta (traditional dwelling of nomads) and enjoying Kyrgyz hospitality. Read the tour…

 

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…