KYRGYZ HORSE RIDING TOUR 11 DAYS

Have you ever tried a horse tour in the Mountains? Then, it is a great opportunity to take a horse tour to visit most beautiful mountain sceneries. Kyrgyzstan is a one of the best places for horse riding. Come along on a fabulous tour on the back of a Kyrgyz horse. This tour is ideal for anyone looking for personal experiences. You will trace interesting routes during horseback riding tour in Kyrgyzstan, visit the most picturesque places, inspiring nature and get in touch with nomad culture and life. You will experience living in Tents, have local nomad people authentic food and the most famous traditional drink -“kumis” (made out of mare’s milk).

 

Our tour is the best way to reach Mountain passes, gorges, glaciers and most stunning sceneries of Issyk-Kul region. During the tour, a local guide a Kyrgyz Cowboy will look after you and the horses. Daily riding time is approximately 4-6 hours per day. The altitude varies between 1600 – 2500 m above sea level.

Useful Information

Season: May - September 

Duration: 10 nights / 11 days

Type of tour: Cultural tours

Height: 3600 m

Accommodation: Hotel/GH/Yurts

Visas: Visas for UK and EU citizens are not required.

For more information visit: www.mfa.gov.kg

Air carrier: TK

Currency: Som (KGS);

Time difference: GMT / UTC +4;

ITINERARY

Day 1. ARRIVAL IN BISHKEK

Meet the group at the Manas Airport. Transfer to the hotel. PM City tour. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 BISHKEK - CHOLPON - ATA - KARAKOL

After breakfast, driving along the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. En route visit the Burana Tower. Stop in Cholpon Ata to visit the petroglyphs open Air museum. Arrival in Karakol. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 KARAKOL - BARSKOON - CHOKOLU LAKE

After breakfast, drive to the Barskoon Gorge, upon arrival start the horse riding. Picnic-lunch in Barskoon. The ride starts at the Barskoon pass at 3736 m., riding time 4 hours. Overnight stay in tents.

4. CHOKOLU LAKE - ZHASHIL-KOL LAKE - ZHUKUCHAK GORGE

Start early in the morning. Crossing the Zhukuu Pass (3512 m), picnic - lunch. Reach the Zhashyl Kol Lake. Meeting with nomadic people. Construction of the camp. Riding time 6-7 hours.

Day 5. ZHUKUU - ASHU KASCHKA- SUU GORGE

Horse riding from Zhukuu valley to Kashka Suu gorge. Camping. Horse riding time 5 - 6 hours. Meals and overnight in a tent.

Day 6 ASHU KASHKA SUU - ZHUKUCHAK GORGE

Depart early in the morning from Ashu Kashka Suu Valley. Have a tea or Kymys with nomads.  Swimming in natural hot springs is possible. Horse riding time 5 - 6 hours. Overnight in tents.

Day 7. ZHUKUCHAK GORGE - KICHI KYZYL SUU

After breakfast, riding along the Orto Bulak Pass (543m.) to the Kichi Kyzyl Suu Gorge. Arrival in the valley of the forest. Camping. Horse riding time 5 - 6 hours. Overnight in tents.

Day 8 KICHI KYZYL SUU - CHON KYZYL SUU - ZHYLUU SUU

After breakfast, ride horses to the Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge, which is famous for its hot springs. Riding time 5 - 6 hours. 

Day 9. CHON KYZYL SUU GORGE -JETI OGUZ - KARAKOL

Continue our great riding tour along the At-Jayloo- Pass (2751m.) to the famous Jeti-Oguz gorge. Enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the Issyk-Kul Lake! Transfer to Karakol.

Day 10 KARAKOL - BISHKEK

Drive to Bishkek along the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul. En route stop at Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyon. Easy Hiking. Continue to Bishkek. Overnight at the hotel in Bishkek.

Day 11. DEPARTURE DAY

Transfer to the airport. See the group off.