Horse riding 04
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 04
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. We have many places in Kyrgyzstan with wild nature to have an unforgettable tour. During this trip you will enjoy the amazing landscapes of our mountains and will get a lot of good memories. This tour includes mysteriously hidden places of Kyrgyzstan that you can visit while riding a horse. Even nowadays it is possible to see some nomads there! It is a good chance to get acquainted with local people and to find out about their nomad of life.
Day 1: Bishkek - Tamga
You meet your guide at Manas International Airport and he/she will escort you to Bishkek city where you start the day with a wonderful breakfast. Afterwards, you will start your trip to Tamga (380 km,6h) by car. We will drive along the southern shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake, which is second largest mountain lake in the world found at the altitude of 1608m.above sea level. The Lake is also named as "the pearl of Central Asia". Dinner will be served in the Tamga Guesthouse, where you will also spend the night.
Day 2: Tamga - pass Karatakia - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
After breakfast you will have a horseback riding to the gorgeous Karatakia gorge and then over the Karatakia pass. After 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 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Jukutchak
After breakfast you will start horse riding to Kashka-Tor pass (3937m above sea level). Afterwards you will ride a horse through the stunning red canyon. On the way you will come across the red cave that is called "500 rams" where you can also find a mountain waterfall. You will have your lunch at the bottom of the waterfall. The waterfall is situated not far from hot springs (40 degrees Celsius) that are also possible to visit if you wish. After having a rest we continue our way to Jukutchak valley. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Night in tents.
Day 4: Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu
8 a.m. is when the breakfast is served. 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 also you can take a bath in the sauna with thiocyanogen water. Having taken lunch you will keep on your horse riding down in the gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu (6h). Your dinner is at 8 p.m. Night in tents.
Day 5: Ashu-Kashka Suu Gorge - Kashka-Suu Lake
8 a.m. is when the breakfast is served. After packing your backpacks you will have an ascent on horses to the pass Kashka-Suu (3891m.), where you will take lunch. Then you will ride your horse to the Kashka-Suu Lake (6h). This lake finds its origin in a glacier, that is why the water is so clean and sparkling. This high mountain lake is found at an altitude of 3800 meters above sea level. Dinner is served at 7p.m. Night in tents.
Day 6: Lake Kashka-Suu - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
8 a.m. is when the breakfast is served. Then there is a continuation of horseback riding to the Chokoli Lakes. With a bit of luck you can notice Marco Polo sheep and ibexes there. Also you will visit a glacier not far from the mountain lake. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents near the lake.
Day 7: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)
After packing your backpacks, you will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek city by car. You will arrive in Bishkek in a Hotel*** at around 5 pm, where you will have time for yourself. Then at 7 o'clock you are picked to farewell dinner in a restaurant.
Day 8: Flight home
You are accompanied by your guide to Manas International Airport at time previously arranged according to your flight details.