Horse riding 02

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 02

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

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 are happy to invite you to Kyrgyzstan to enjoy your holidays! We offer you a horseback riding tour to admire speed and endurance of that wonderful animal. The horse has a great role in traditional Kyrgyz culture. It is a symbol of wealth of the family and power of the man. And also we invite you to visit our largest mountain lake Issyk Kul and you will have a chance to ride a horse through the heart of the Celestial mountains.

Tour summary:  

Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
After your guide greets you at Manas Airport you will be transferred to Bishkek City (30 min. drive).  There you will have breakfast and Bishkek City Tour, including lunch. In the program Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the History Museum, National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and others places of interest. After lunch you start transfer to the Chon Kemin valley. At the road, we will have a lunch and visit to the Burana Tower (an ancient minaret 11 century) and "Cemetery of Balbans" - museum of stone warriors. Night you will spend in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, dinner will be served there at 7 pm.  

Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
After early breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock we start to ride along Karatakia gorge. At the end of the gorge there is  gorgeous Karatakia pass. You will have a picnic at the saddle of the pass and we will move down to the Kitchi Kyzyl Suu valley (6h). Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Night in tents.  

Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Kashka-Suu Lake
Entire morning, after breakfast is dedicated to the ascent to pass Kashka-Suu (3891m.) and your lunch will be organized on the way. After you cross the pass you keep move about 6 hours toward the Kashka-Suu Lake (3800 meters above sea level).Dinner is served at 7p.m. Night in tents at the shore of the beautiful lake.  

Day 4: Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor (3012m)
The whole day you will move along hills of Ak Shirak Mountains to Kumtor river. Breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock and lunch will be served on the way. For night we will mount tents near the Tien Shan Central observatory. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. as always.  

Day 5: Kumtor - Arabel Suu
In the morning after nice breakfast you saddle your horses for a long trip along the Valley of Arabel Suu River. After lunch that will be organized "on the horses' mane", we will reach the valley of cold and transparent alpine lakes. Dinner and night near the Arabel Suu River in tents.  

Day 6: Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
Breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock. Today we will travel by the lands of ibexes and unique Marco Polo sheep to the celestial Chokoli Lakes. The halt for lunch will be organized at the shore of one of the lakes. Dinner and overnight in tents near the lake.  

Day 7: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)
After nice long sleep you pack your backpacks and belongings and we departure in the direction of Bishkek city. Lunch will be organized on the way. You will arrive to Bishkek and before you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant you will be accommodated in a Hotel ****. 

Day 8: Flight home
Guide will meet you at the Hotel on time arranged according to your flight details and will attend you to Manas International Airport.