Trekking tour: The land of Tien Shan

Trekking tour

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Duration: 7 days

If you are looking for a trekking tour - you have found it! This tour is made especially for people who want to feel freedom from busy days and to relax being far from civilization. You will have a trekking tour in the places where nomads still live and you can get acquainted with them. These places will surprise you by its amazing beauty and pristine nature!

Places to visit: Bishkek city -Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak -

Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek


Tour itinerary: 

Day 1: Bishkek city - Chon Kemin valley
As soon as you are in Bishkek city you will have a rest for a while and then you will have a guided city tour. During this city tour you will find out everything about its unbelievable history and people that live there. You will visit Victory Square, Oak park, Ala Too Square, the History Museum. Afterwards you will have your lunch when you will try first time national cuisine. Then we start our trip to famous Chon Kemin valley. There are beautiful views of our Tien Shan Mountains along the whole way. On the way you will visit ancient Burana Tower that was built in 11 century. Your guide will tell you many interesting facts about it and also you will see the cemetery of stone warriors - balbals. In Chon Kemin valley you will stay in a guesthouse.Dinner will be served at 7 pm.

In Short:

     ► Pick up at Airport and Transfer to City
     ► Breakfast
     ► Guided City Tour according to separate program
     ► Lunch
     ► Visit of Burana Tower and stone warriors
     ► Transfer to Chon Kemin valley
     ► Dinner and Overnight in Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse 


Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu
In the morning you will be transferred to the southern shore of the biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan -Issyk Kul. This lake is also the second biggest mountain lake in the world! It has pure salty water and curative qualities. You will be transferred to Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge where you will start your short trekking to the old geographical station. It is situated in the nice place where you can enjoy the pristine nature of our Motherland.                       

In Short:
     ► Breakfast
     ► Departure to Chong Kyzyl Suu village
     ► Lunch
     ► Drive along southern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake
     ► Dinner and Overnight in Chong Kyzyl Suu Guesthouse 


Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak
The day starts with a breakfast at 8 o'clock. After breakfast you will have free time to swim in the lake and to relax on the sandy beach. Thanks to the salty water, Lake Issyk Kul possesses curative qualities. We will meet at noon for lunch and then start our journey to the incredible gorge Jukuchak, where you also will find a red cave known as the "500 rams". In former times it was possible to have 500 rams inside the cave, before an earthquake destroyed and diminished its original size. However, one still can imagine its original extent by peering through a crack. People say that there could be some treasures inside but until now nobody dared to go in and explore it. After the cave, we will bring to a sauna that is close by and where you will have the possibility to take a bath with hot mineral water. We will arrive at the Jukuchak Guesthouse at 7 p.m. After having checked in, you will be served dinner. 
In Short:
     ► Breakfast
     ► Morning at your free disposal
     ► Lunch
     ► Transfer to the gorge Jukuchak
     ► Red Cave "500 rams"
     ► Sauna with hot mineral water
     ► Dinner and Overnight in Jukuchak Guesthouse


Day 4: Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka
After breakfast we are off for a 6 hours hike through the gorge Jukka (2520m above sea level). You will hike along the Great Silk Road as ancient traders did. You will stop for a night at the campsite based at the foot of the Jukka pass. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents. 
In Short:
     ► Breakfast
     ► Hike through the gorge Jukka to the Campsite at the foot of the Jukka Pass (6 hrs)
     ► Dinner and Overnight in tents


Day 5: Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m) 
Breakfast is served at 8 o'clock. Then you will have a trek over the pass Jukka (3680m) on the Great Silk Road (6 hours). As soon as we are in Syrthe Ak-Shirak you will have the opportunity to explore its unforgettable nature on your own. During this unforgettable trip you will also see our gorgeous Chokoli Lakes. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in tents.
In Brief:
     ► Breakfast
     ► Hike over the pass Jukka (6 hrs) to the Syrthe Ak-Shirak
     ► Chokoli Lakes 
     ► Dinner and Overnight in tents


Day 6: Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m) - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
After packing your backpacks, you will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock before you start you journey to the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek city via the stunning Barskaun gorge, where you will have your lunch. In Bishkek you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant with a national folklore show. You will spend the night in a hotel
In Short:
     ► Breakfast 
     ► Transfer to Bishkek city via the gorge Barskaun; Lunchbreak
     ► At 8 o'clock, dinner with a folklore show
     ► Overnight in a hotel


Day 7: Bishkek
Pick up and transfer to Manas International Airport according to you flight details.