Kyrgyzstan horse riding 5
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
If you adore riding on a horse we are pleased to present you the following tour. During this tour you will ride a horse in different gorges of Kyrgyzstan that are so famous among tourists. Also you will visit our celestial lakes and it is a great chance for you to experience areal nomadic life in the heart of Tien- Shan Mountains.
Day 1: Bishkek - Chong Kyzyl Suu
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 Chong Kyzyl Suu 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." Then you will start your horseback riding tour to the Physical and Geographical station. Your dinner and overnight stay will be in yurts. A yurta is a collapsible nomadic dwelling being used for more than two thousands years for its astonishing portability and comfort. It is of circular shape prepared of wooden skeleton and covered with thick layers of felt to protect from all the extreme climatic conditions.
Day 2: Chong Kyzyl Suu - 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 try Kyrgyz national drink prepared from fermented mare's milk. Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents.
Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - 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 along the gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu (6h). Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents.
Day 4: 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 5: Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor (3012m)
After a strengthening breakfast you will start horse riding to Kumtor river (6h). You will ride among Ak Shirak Mountains, which have snow even in summer. You will be surprised by the changeable weather. It can change from summer heat to winter snow within 20 minutes. Kumtor River is the most famous place for gold diggers. Even nowadays there seen some people still looking for gold there. Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents near the Central Tien Shan observatory.
Day 6: Kumtor - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
A traditional breakfast gets ready for 8 o'clock in the morning. 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)
After packing your backpacks, you will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then you will be moved 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
Your guide will meet you at the Hotel at the pick up time arranged previously according to your flight details and accompany you to Manas International Airport.