Biking Kyrgyzstan 01

Biking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 01

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Biking tour

Duration: 14 days


Day 1: Arrival at "Manas" airport in Kyrgyzstan. Transfer from airport to Bishkek  the capital of Kyrgyzstan (40km from Bishkek). Transfer to "Asia Mountains" guesthouse. Rest. After short briefing (12:00) transfer to Chon-Kemin (1,900m) in Kyrgyzstan  Accommodation in guesthouse. 
Day 2: Transfer and travel (1 hour) from Chon-Kemin to Kashka-Suu River valley (starting point of trek, 2,000m). Biking tour from Kashka-Suu River valley to Koi-Suu River (2,350m, 6-7 hours). Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 3: Biking tour and travel to Koi-Suu River valley to Severnaya Cholpon-Ata River (2,550m, 6 hours). Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 4: Biking and travel up to Severnaya Cholpon-Ata River to Zapadnaya Ak-Suu River, camp under a glacier (3,000m, 3-4 hours). Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 5: Biking the Zapadnaya Ak-Suu River valley to Chon-Ak-Suu River (3,066m, 6-7 hours), through Ak-Suu pass (4,054m). Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 6: Biking tour through Chon-Ak-Suu River valley (2,375m, 4 hours). Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 7: Biking tour down to Chon-Ak-Suu River valley to Grigor'evka Gorge. Transfer along the North shore of Lake Issyk-Kul to Bulan-Sogotu area, where one of the largest hotels on Issyk-Kul is located, the "Aurora Issyk-Kul" Hotel, built in the Soviet era and reminiscent of a bygone era in history and architecture (160km). Dinner in Hotel (1,609m).
Day 8: Rest Day. Free time at Issyk-Kul, relaxing and swimming in the Lake. Accommodation in "Aurora Issyk-Kul".
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Son-Kul from Lake Issyk-Kul (300km from Bulan-Sogotu, via Kochkor village and Kalmak-Ashuu pass(3,250m), 6-7 hours). Accommodation in Yurts.
Day 10: Biking tour along the north shore of Son-Kul around to the east and south sides, 5-6 hours. Accommodation in tents.
Day 11: Biking tour from north shore of lake to southern shore through eastern side, 5-6 hours. Half day of free time by the Lake. Relaxing and horse riding tour by the Lake. Accommodation in tents.
Day 12: Transfer to Bishkek (365km) via Kochkor village. En-route, visit to the Burana Tower (11th century), the remains of the Karakhanid empire in Central Asia. Accommodation in "Ak-Keme" Hotel (800m).
Day 13: Breakfast. City tour in Bishkek. Excursions tour and sightseeing. Visits to Museums, Eastern bazaar, souvenir shops. SPA. Lunch and dinner in the city. Accommodation in "Ak-Keme" Hotel.
Day 14: Transfer to airport. Flight tour home.