Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 3
Activity: Horse riding
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chong Kyzyl Suu - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek
We would like to present you a horseback riding tour. Here you will visit astonishing gorges of Kyrgyzstan where it is still possible to meet real nomads and watch their life that did not change from the ancient times! Also you will visit our celestial lakes and virgin sights that wil take you away.
Day 1: Bishkek - Chong Kyzyl Suu
Your guide takes you from Manas Airport to Bishkek City (30 min. drive) where you will have breakfast. After breakfast and some rest you drive to Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley by car (70 km). On the way, you will have a chance to visit the mineral sources of hot springs at Jeli Suu ( Dungan Village) and take a bath And after that, we saddle our horses and start move to the Physical and Geographical station of Chong Kyzyl Suu to stay for night yurts - traditional collapsible dwelling of Kyrgyz.
Day 2: Chong Kyzyl Suu - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
After breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock you start riding in an amazing Karatakia gorge toward the Karatakia pass. There you will make a halt to have lunch before rising over the Karatakia pass. Then we ride down along green and wide Kitshi Kyzyl Suu valley. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Night in tents.
Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu
Breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock will be followed by an ascent to the pass Ashu-Tor (3636m above sea level) on the way you will see a sparkling mountain waterfall after your lunch there you will keep moving down to the beautiful gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu. Your dinner will be served at 8 p.m. Night in tents.
Day 4: Ashu-Kashka Suu Gorge - Kashka-Suu Lake
There is another fascinating ascent to the pass is waiting for you your. Lunch will be organized on the pass. After that picnic you ride 6 more hours toward the Kashka-Suu Lake 3800 meters above sea level is waiting for you at the other side of the pass. Dinner is served at 7p.m. Night in tents.
Day 5: Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor (3012m)
After breakfast you will start long way (6 hours) among hills of Ak Shirak Mountains to Kumtor river. You will be surprised by the fast changing weather and scanty landscapes. Lunch will be served on the way. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. For night we settle tents near the Central Tien Shan observatory.
Day 6: Kumtor - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
Breakfast at 8 o'clock. Today we keep moving slowly along the landscapes that are more common for tundra then for celestial mountains. You will ride among shining Chokoli Lakes, enjoying stern and wild but very peaceful nature of the alpine tundra. Dinner and overnight in tents near the glacier lake.
Day 11: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)
After you finish breakfast and prepare all your belongings you will be transferred to Bishkek city. You will get to Bishkek in a Hotel **** at 5 pm, and you are invited to a farewell dinner in a restaurant will be served at 7 pm.
Day 12: Flight home
Your guide will meet and accompany you from the hotel to Manas Airport according to your flight details.
Kyrgyz horse riding
Cultural tour: Nomadic life
Transit tour: The forgotten way