Kyrgyzstan biking: Tour 06
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 10 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Kyzyl Korgon Canyon - Kyrk-Kyz Pass - Ter Jailak Pass - Toluk Village - Toktogul Village - Bishkek City
In Kyrgyz Republic biking is very popular among the travelers, who come to Kyrgyzstan to have biking along our beautiful gorges and to find out more about nomads. During this bike tour you will visit different parts of Kyrgyz Republic that will surprise you with the views, which change kaleidoscopically.
Day 1: Arrival in Bishkek
You will be picked up by your guide Manas International Airport and accompanied to Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyz Republic). Transfer to Bishkek City takes 30 minutes. On your arrival in Bishkek you will start the day with a breakfast. You will have a rest after accommodation in the hotel***, which is situated in the calm area of the city. Today an excursion to Natural Park Ala-Archa will be organized for you. The Park of Ala - Archa is situated 45 km. south Bishkek, in the Ala-Arch gorge, on the Kyrgyz Ridge (a spur of Tien-Shan). In order to observe this famous gorge you will go on the top of the mountain. Transfer to Bishkek. At 7 p.m. dinner will be served. Overnight stay is in the hotel***.
Day 2: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake
This day you will be transferred over the Kurtka Pass (3243m. alt.) to the 2nd biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan Son Kul. Son Kul Lake is surrounded by mountains and it is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan, situated at an altitude of 3016 meters above sea level. Herders of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it as a pastureland. Kyrgyz nomads started to come to this wonderful area with their families for rest and relaxation. The first part of cycling to the gorge beginning is easy with a slight descent. There is a narrow spot where we will enter a narrow gorge with high sharp rock walls, in some places up to 200 m. A steep ascent to the pass begins here. Descent is easier and shorter. You will be free to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its environs after our arrival. Dinner. Overnight stay (3016 m. alt.) is in the collapsible nomadic abodes - yurts. Yurt represents a wooden carcass, covered with thin felt mats.
Day 3: Son Kul Lake
Today you will have an excellent chance to explore Son Kul nature and lifestyle of the local nomads on your own. On a horse you can ride along the lake's shore or just relax in calm and wild atmosphere. It is a great chance to familiarize with nomadic mores and way of life. We will walk among the Mountains of Tian-Shan where every nomad invites you to his yurt to taste a piece of bread and national staple drink made of mare's milk - kumiss. You will spend this night in the tent camp.
Day 4: Ride Son Kul Lake - Kyzyl Korgon Canyon (80km)
We will ride after breakfast in the direction of the sacred stones with ancient (dating back to 800 B.C.) carvings on them. After visiting the petroglyphs site we will leave Son Kul Lake and ride through Kara Keche pass (3381m) to the Djumgal Valley. It is a region of red canyons, high mountains, rocks, snowy peaks. Upon arrival we will have a walking in the Red Canyons. Overnight stay is in the tent camp.
Day 5: Ride Kyzyl Korgon - Kyrk-Kyz pass 3223m
This day we pass near the Village of Kyzyl Oi (red canyon). On the way to the village you will see famous red canyons, which are completely different from other mountains in Kyrgyz Republic. We will see also the rocks of different colors, pastures, panoramic views. Kyzyl Oi is small poor village in the mountains. There you will have time to see the countryside life of the Kyrgyz people and just to walk. This place always impresses travelers and they want to come back there one more time. Overnight stay is in the tent camp.
Day 6: Ride Kyrk-Kyz Pass - Ter Jailak Pass 2446m - Toluk Village (50km)
Today, our cycling will be difficult enough. On our way we will meet many Kyrgyz herdsmen on their summer pastures. The Kyrgyz nomads always glad to talk with foreign guests and are very hospitable. You could see their felt dwellings and ask them about their life. Even these days they come to this place and you can see how they live here. It will be also possible to try national drink kymis that has really specific taste. Kymis is made of fermented mare's milk. Overnight stay is in tents.
Day 7: Ride and transfer to the Toktogul village
We will start our cycling after breakfast. Our chauffeur will drive behind us. Lunch. The road has a plenty of marvelous views, which you will never forget. When you are there it becomes clear that the best creation is natural world! Transfer to the Village where we can take a shower or drive to the artificial lake. Free time for leisure. Night is in the home stay.
Day 8: Transfer to Bishkek City
We will drive to Bishkek City in the morning. You will be carried away by the astonishing landscapes offered through views of virgin nature. You will have free time in Bishkek to go shopping and to walk. You will have a dinner in a restaurant in the evening. You will spend this night in the hotel***.
Day 9: Bishkek
This morning starts with guided city tour. This city tour concludes the visiting of many interesting sights, such as: Ala-Too Central Square, Oak Park (Duboviy Park), Victory Square (Pobeda Square), the Museum of the Kyrgyz History, National Concert Hall, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Afterwards we will visit famous Osh Bazaar. You will walk there and bargain for different goods. At 7 o'clock in the evening a farewell dinner will be served. Overnight is in the hotel***.
Day 10: Transfer to the airport
At the time arranged beforehand according to the detail of your flight your guide will collect you from your hotel and accompany you to the International Airport of Manas.
There is also a list of other biking tours:
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Kyrgyzstan biking: Tour 02
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 12 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Kochkor - Sarybulak - Kichi-Naryn - Naryn town - Son Kul Lake - Kyzyl Korgon canyon - Kyrk-Kyz pass - Ter Jailak pass - Toluk village - Toktogul village - Bishkek City
Explore really wild places in the heavenly mountains of Kyrgyzstan! We want to present you a biking tour, which routes will be along untouched mountain gorges where it is still possible to meet genuine nomads. It is a perfect chance to feel the nature, because you will cycle in places that are so far from the civilization. During your adventure you will see yurts - nomadic felt dwellings, which are very unique and their owners will invite you for a cup of tea or kymis (traditional Kyrgyz drink). Read the tour...
Kyrgyzstan biking: Tour 03
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 11 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Dzhylangach river - Kichi-Naryn - Naryn town - Tash Rabat caravanserai - Moldo village - Son Kul lake - Bishkek city
If you want to cycle in the country of the heavenly mountains and at the same time to visit lots of fascinating places, we are ready to arrange a cycling tour for you. You will enjoy being in Kyrgyz Republic for the reason that our country is wonderful place for cycling. You will be surprised by quickly changeable views on your way because there are great verities of landscapes. Read the tour...
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