Kyrgyzstan horse riding 4
Activity: Horse riding
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Tamga - pass Karatakia - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek
Horse riding tours are the most popular tours in Kyrgyzstan. Here we have all the opportunities to organize you wonderful tour that will be etched in your mind for the rest of your life. During this trip you will enjoy the marvelous landscapes of our mountains and will get a lot of good memories. This tour includes hidden places of Kyrgyzstan that you can visit while riding a horse. Even nowadays you can still meet some nomads there! It is a good chance to get acquainted with local people and to find out about their life.
Day 1: Bishkek - Tamga
You meet your guide at Manas International Airport who will accompany you to Bishkek city, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. It will take 30 minutes to get the city where you will have your first breakfast in Kyrgyzstan. Afterwards, you will start your trip to Tamga (380 km,6h) by car. We will drive along the southern shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake, the second largest and deepest lake in the world found at the altitude of 1608 m.a.s.l. the coastline of which stretches for the length of 180 km. For its magnificent beauty it also called "the pearl of Central Asia." Dinner will be served in the Tamga Guesthouse, where you will also spend the night.
Day 2: Tamga - pass Karatakia - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
After breakfast you will have a horseback riding to the gorgeous Karatakia gorge and then over the Karatakia pass. After enjoying the view of the pass you will take a strengthening lunch. Afterwards you will have horseback riding down to the Kitshi Kyzyl Suu valley (6h). This is a place where you can test Kyrgyz national drink prepared of fermented mare's milk. Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents.
Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Jukutchak
After breakfast you will start horse riding to Kashka-Tor pass (3937m above sea level). Afterwards you will ride a horse through the stunning red canyon. On the way you will come across the red cave that is called "500 rams" and there is also a mountain waterfall. You will have your lunch at the bottom of the waterfall. The waterfall is situated not far from hot springs (40 degrees Celsius) where you also can take a bath. After having a rest we continue our way to Jukutchak valley. ). Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents.
Day 4: Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu
A traditional breakfast gets ready for 8 o'clock in the morning. Afterwards there is an ascent on horses to the pass Ashu-Tor (3636m above sea level), on the way you will see a mountain waterfall and also you can take a bath in the sauna with thiocyanogen water. After taking lunch you will keep on your horse riding down in the gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu (6h). ). Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents.
Day 5: Ashu-Kashka Suu Gorge - Kashka-Suu Lake
A traditional breakfast gets ready for 8 o'clock in the morning. After packing your backpacks you will have an ascent on horses to the pass Kashka-Suu (3891m.), where you will take lunch. Then you will ride your horse to the Kashka-Suu Lake (6h). It is a very beautiful lake with sparkling water found at the altitude of 3800 meters above sea level. ). Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents.
Day 6: Lake Kashka-Suu - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
You will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock Then there is a continuation of horseback riding to the Chokoli Lakes. Marco Polo sheep and mountainous goats can also be noticed in these places. Also you will visit a glacier not far from the mountain lake. ). Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents near the lake.
Day 7: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)
A traditional breakfast gets ready for 8 o'clock in the morning.. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek city by car. You will arrive in Bishkek in a Hotel*** at around 5 pm, where you will have time for yourself until your pick up at 7 pm. Then you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant.
Day 8: Flight home
You are taken by your guide to Manas airport at time previously arranged according to your flight details.