Horse riding 07
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 07
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 mountains and it has been almost impossible to survive there without a horse. That is why the best for nomad was a horse. This horse riding tour includes visiting of Issyk Kul lake and horse back riding in our celestial mountains. You will ride a horse for many hours in a quiet and untouched nature. You will feel complete freedom there. Tour summary:
Day 1: Bishkek - gorge Jukutchak
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. Then you will be transferred to the Jukutshak gorge. On the way, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret of the 11 century) and its attached open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). After arrival 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 be abloe to see the red cave that is called "500 rams" and there is also 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 2: 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 will have a chance to take a bath in the sauna with thiocyanogen water. After taking lunch you will keep on your horse riding down in the gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu (6h). Dinner is served at 7 p.m.Night in tents.
Day 3: 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 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 - Arabel Suu
8 a.m. is when the breakfast is served. Afterwards you will ride your horse along Arabel Suu River (5h). After taking a traditional lunch, we continue our ride to the valley of mountain lakes. Dinner and night near the Arabel Suu River in tents. There is the valley of eight lakeslocated very close to each other and you can see all of them simultaneously. It makes unforgettable feelings to walk there.
Day 5: Arabel 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. Marco Polo sheep and ibexes can also be seen here. Also you will visit a glacier not far from the mountain lake. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents near the lake.
Day 6: 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 you are picked up to have a farewell dinner in a restaurant.
Day 7: Flight home
You are accompanied by your guide to Manas International Airport at time previously arranged according to your flight details.