Kyrgyzstan horse riding 7
Activity: Horse riding
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan is the country of beautiful mountains and it is difficult to imagine the life of nomads without a horse. That is why the best for nomad was considered to be a horse. This horse riding tour includes visiting of Issyk Kul lake and many other not less beautiful places. You will ride a horse for many hours in places with wild nature. You will feel complete freedom there.
Day 1: Bishkek - gorge Jukutchak
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. Then you will be transferred to the Jukutshak gorge. On the way, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret of the 11 century) and its attached open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). After arrival 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. If you wish you may visit the waterfall that is close to the hot springs with the temperature of water 40 degrees in Celsius. 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 2: 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 through the gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu (6h). Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents.
Day 3: 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 4: Lake Kashka-Suu - Arabel Suu
A traditional breakfast gets ready for 8 o'clock in the morning. Afterwards you will ride your horse along Arabel Suu River (5h). After lunch break we will continue our trip to the valley of lakes. Dinner and night near the Arabel Suu River in tents. There is the valley of eight lakes. They are situated nearby to each other and you can see all of them simultaneously. It makes unforgettable feelings to walk there.
Day 5: Arabel Suu - 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. With a bit of luck you can notice Marco Polo sheep and ibexes there. Also you can hike up to the glacier close to the mountain waterfall. Dinner is prepared for 7 p.m. and the night is spent in tents near the lake.
Day 6: 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*** approximately at 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 7: Flight home
You are taken by your guide to Manas airport at time previously arranged according to your flight details.