Biking Kyrgyzstan 11

Biking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 11
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: Biking tour
Duration: 14 days

 

Day 1: By car from the village of Barskoon in Arabel Pass (3800 m) in Kyrgyzstan. Distance: 55 km. Time: 2 hours by car. After lunch you will ride on horseback through the Arabel Pass (3800 m) along a mountain lake Jashyl-Kohl, and then through Suyek Pass (4028 m) of Kyrgyzstan . Distance: 15-20 miles.
Time: 3 hours. Overnight in tents.
Day 2: You will be biking tour and travelSuyek Taragay and rivers and through the valley of the Kizil-Eshme in Kyrgyzstan. In the afternoon you will come to Bel (3714 m). Here you can enjoy hiking tour through beautiful valleys and high mountain pastures. Distance: 25-35 miles. Time: 4-5 hours.
Day 3: Hike tourand travelfrom the Belle of the Kara-Sai River and mountain lakes, where shepherds once took their cattle. Now these pastures empty due to the current economic crisis.
Day 4: Hike tour and travelin Kyrtash-Yshtyk Valley with the possibility of sighting of Marco Polo sheep. Distance: 35-40 miles. Time: 5-6 hours.
Day 5: Hike tour through the Ak-Shyyrak Canyon, where you will come to the shepherds and tent to drink tea with them. Thanks to yourtour guide , you can talk to them about the life of herdsmen. Distance: 35-40 miles. Time: 5-6 hours. Overnight in tents.
Day 6: Trek tour from Kurtash in Kara-Sai River with open fields, jumping and sometimes the road to walk. Weather will vary from the scorching sun in the snow and hail. Distance: 35-40 miles. Time: 5-6 hours. Overnight in tents.
Day 7: Hike tour FOM Kara-Sai River Akbel Pass (3833 m), then Taragay river. Distance: 30-40 miles. Time: 5-6 hours. Here you have again a chance to see ibex and Marco Polo sheep.
Day 8: Trek tour to Taragay rivers and valleys Maitor Chokuluu Kohl. Along the way you meet a horse herders and taste Kymyz (mare's milk). From Juuku Pass (3,633 m) to Juuku Valley. Distance: 35-40 miles.
Time: 5-6 hours. O / N in tents. This passage is unique with its horse trails used by shepherds to bring their cattle to summer pastures. By the way, you'll see two mountain lakes called Jashyl-Kol (meaning "Green Lake" and the green from the melting of glaciers).
Day 9: Trek tour from Juuku Valley to Dunguromo Pass (3773m), then up to Sarah-Moinok. The trail passes along the wild mountain rivers, and you'll cross it many times in a safe fords. Steep slopes are covered with thickets of blackberry, juniper and spruce.
Distance: 30-40 miles. Time: 5-6 hours.
Day 10: Trek tour to Sary-Moinok and Keregetash region. By the way, you'll see shepherds, and drink the national drink - Kymyz. Legend has it that when a foreigner drinks Kymyz they return to Kyrgyzstan. Wildness of the mountains will bring you every day during this horseback riding trip.
Day 11: Trek tour from the zoo Otok-Jantyk to Chunkur-Kohl, beautiful mountain lakes, whose name means deep lakes. At night the stars twinkle at it as if the sky were kissing the ground.
Day 12: Trek tour to Chunkur-Kohl and more Tosor Pass (3893 m). Two to three hours of riding will take you to the yurt Yak herder, where you can watch their flocks by Hardy, woolly cattle.
Day 13: Trek tour to Tash Kechuu. Along the way you meet shepherds and hear their stories about their favorite Kyrgyz Ala-Too mountains.
Day 14: Trek tour to the valley of the Kok-Tash Dobo (Green Hill) valley. Enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery with glaciers on the right and Lake Issyk-Kul on the left. In the evening transfer to Barskoon by car. Immerse yourself in a bath of hot water and enjoy dinner before going to sleep in a real bed.