The Lost Route
Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 2
Activity: Trekking tour
Time of the tour: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
You are about to find the perfectly peaceful place in our busy world your were looking for. This place is here - in a wonderful land of Kyrgyzstan. It is an fascinating tour where you will not only see all kinds of mountains and the world's second largest celestial lake, but also get a taste of the traditional nomad's life while hiking along the Great Silk Road!
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
You will be met by your guide at Manas International Airport and accompanied to Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where you will start the day with a hot breakfast. The rest of the day you will spend in Bishkek. The City Tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the History Museum, National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and lunch. Then we will drive to the Chon Kemin valley and stop in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, where you also will spend the night. On the way, we will stop by at the Burana Tower (minaret and watch tower of Balasagun city from the 11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors).Dinner is at 7 pm.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu
you will be transmitted to Chong Kyzyl Suu village. The village is situated on the shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake, the 2nd largest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). "The pearl of Central Asia" as it also called. Dinner is served in the Chong Kyzyl Suu Guesthouse at 7 p.m., where you spend the night.
Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak
You will have free time to swim in the lake and to relax on the warm dry beach before we meet for lunch and then start our journey to the wonderful gorge Jukuchak, where you will watch a red cave named the "500 rams". Because in former times it was possible to hide 500 rams inside the cave, later an earthquake destroyed it. After the cave, we will take a bath with hot mineral water in a sauna that is close by. We will be at the Jukuchak Guesthouse at 7 p.m. there you will be served dinner.
Day 4: Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka
We will proceed our hike with 6 hours walk through the gorge Jukka (2520m above sea level). This route goes along the Great Silk Road. We will stop for a night at the camp settled at the foot of the Jukka pass. Dinner is at 7 p.m. Overnight stay is in tents.
Day 5: Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m)
A trek starts with crossing the pass Jukka (3680m) on the Great Silk Road (6 hours). As soon as we get to Syrthe Ak-Shirak you can to explore its undisturbed nature on your own. During this journey you will also see our outstanding Chokoli Lakes. Dinner is at 7 p.m. The night is in tents.
Day 6: Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m) - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
After packing your backpacks, you start you journey to the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek city via the adorable Barskaun gorge, where you will have lunch. In Bishkek you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant with a national folklore show. You will spend the night in Hotel****.
Day 7: Bishkek
Pick up and transmit to Manas International Airport is according to your flight details.