Kyrgyzstan trekking 001
Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 01
Activity: Trekking tour
Time of the tour: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
Our company will help you to explore a unique country lying in the heart of the Tian-Shan Mountains. It is a land of snowy mountains, fast rivers, wide steppes, green meadows, sandy deserts, turquoise lakes, an abundance of wild life with many rare and endangered species, historical and archeological sites associated with the Great Silk Way and people preserving the traditions of their nomadic ancestors. All this makes Kyrgyzstan spectacular, and that is why it is sometimes called "A second Switzerland of Central Asia".
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
You will be collected by your guide from Manas International Airport and accompanied to Bishkek City. This drive takes 30 min. After being accommodated at the Hotel your first day in Kyrgyzstan starts with a nice breakfast. The rest of the day you will spend for Bishkek City Tour, including lunch. 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 places of interest of the capital. Then we will go to the Chon Kemin valley and stop in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, where you also will spend the night. Today's last excursion will be organized at the Historical Complex of the Burana tower, where you will visit also the place of balbans - stone warriors, which were brought here from the different parts of Chui valley and Southern Kazakhstan.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu
We leave at 8 o'clock after breakfast and you will be transferred to Chong Kyzyl Suu village. The village is situated on the shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake, the second largest mountain lake in the world (1608m.above sea level) which is also known as "the pearl of Central Asia". Dinner is served in the Chong Kyzyl Suu Guesthouse at 7 p.m., where you spend the night.
Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak
After breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock, you will have free time to swim in the lake, to relax. We will meet up at midday for lunch and then start our journey to the incredible gorge Jukuchak, where you will find a red cavern - "500 rams". It is said that in earlier times it was possible to have 500 rams in the cavern, before an earthquake ruined and reduced its original size. However, it is easy to imagine its original extent by peering through a crack. It is believed that there could be some treasures inside but until now nobody dared to go in and investigate it. We will go to a sauna, after have visiting the cavern, that is close by and where you will have a wonderful opportunity to take a bath with hot mineral water. We will arrive at the Jukuchak Guesthouse at 7 p.m. After having been checked in the guesthouse, you will be served the dinner up.
Day 4: Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka
After breakfast we will proceed with our 6 hours hike through the gorge Jukka (2520m above sea level). This route goes along the Great Silk Road. We will stop for a night at the campsite settled at the foot of the Jukka pass. Dinner is at 7 p.m. Overnight stay is in tents.
Day 5: Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m)
8 o'clock breakfast. The trek is by the Great Silk Road (6 hours) over the pass of Jukka (3680meters a. s. l.). Upon our arrival on the Syrthe of Ak-Shirak you will explore its remarkable nature on your own. You will also see the magnificent Lakes of Chokoli during this unforgettable adventure. Our dinner is at 7 o'clock in the evening. This night we spend in the tent camp.
Day 6: Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m) - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
Having packing your backpacks, you will have breakfast at 8 o'clock before you start you journey to the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek city. You will have your lunch in the stunning Barskaun gorge. You will spend the night in Hotel****. In Bishkek you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant with Kyrgyz national folk performance.
Day 7: Bishkek
You will be collected by your guide from the hotel and transferred to the International Airport of Manas.