Horse riding 06
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 06
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 wonderfully organized horse riding tour. Kyrgyzstan is renowned for its mountains, nomads and horses. We suggest you to combine them and to have an unforgettable tour. You will ride a horse in our Tien Shan Mountains where it is still possible to meet real nomads! During this tour you will visit our largest mountain lake Issyk Kul and you will have a chance to ride a horse in Terskey mountains. Also you will sleep in nomadic dwellings yurts. Come to Kyrgyzstan and enjoy your holidays!
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
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. The entire day is dedicated to a guided Bishkek City Tour, including lunch. The tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square devoted to the honor of the deceased in the Great Patriotic War), the Historical Museum, National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others places of interest. Then you will be transferred to the Chon Kemin valley in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, where you also will spend the night. On the way, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret of the 11 century) and its attached open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). Dinner is served at 7 p.m.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
Breakfast is served at 7 o'clock. Afterwards, you will start your trip to Kitchi Kyzyl Suu 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". After arrival you will have a horseback riding to the gorgeous Kitshi Kyzyl Suu gorge. This is a place where you can have a try of Kyrgyz national drink - Kumis (fermented mare's milk). Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Night in tents.
Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - 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 is originated in a glacier that is why the water is so clean and sparkling. This high mountain lake situated at an altitude of 3800 meters above sea level. Dinner is served at 7p.m. Night in tents.
Day 4: Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor (3012m)
After a delicoius breakfast you will start horse riding to Kumtor river (6h). You will ride among Ak Shirak Mountains, which have snow even in summer. You will be surprised by the changeable weather. It can change from summer heat to winter snow within 20 minutes. Kumtor River is the most famous place for gold diggers. Even in nowadays there are some people who still seek for gold. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents near the Central Tien Shan observatory.
Day 5: Kumtor - Arabel Suu
The day starts with a breakfast at 8 o'clock. Afterwards you will ride your horse along Arabel Suu River (5h). After taking a customary lunch, we will continue to the valley of mountain lakes. Dinner and night near the Arabel Suu River in tents. There is a valley of eight lakes which are close to each other and you can see all of them simultaneously. It makes unforgettable feelings to walk there.
Day 6: Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
You will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock Then there is a continuation of horseback riding to the Chokoli Lakes. Marco Polo sheep and ibexes can also be seen 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 until your pick up at 7 pm. Then you will have a 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.