Kyrgyzstan trekking 04

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 04

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days 

All of us were children and had our particular dreams. If your dream was to roam somewhere in wild nature, among gorges, mountains and alpine lakes, this tour is right for you. You are about to find the blissfully quiet place in our busy world. You were looking for a wonderful land of Kyrgyzstan. It is a memorable tour where you will not only see different 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.

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Kochkor village - Bishkek City

 

Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley (170 km - 4 h)
Transfer from Manas International Airport to Bishkek City. You will be accompanied by your guide. In case you arrive too early we can offer you a good room with comfortable beds and you will be able to take a shower.  In Bishkek you will start this first day with a breakfast in Dungan (Chinese Muslims) Guesthouse. The rest of this day is devoted to a guided Bishkek City Tour, including lunch. This City tour includes the visiting of many places of interest: the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, National Art Gallery. Transfer to Chon Kemin valley. On the way stop to visit the Burana Tower Museum, a site of a medieval city of Balasagun, the capital of the Karahanid Kaganate, a Turkic dynasty of the 11 century.  Dinner and overnight is in Ashuu guesthouse in Chon Kemin. 

Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Tamga (150 km - 4 h)
Breakfast. Now, you will have time for a photo session to capture all the beauty of Chon Kemin Valley - large alpine valley. Here you have a wonderful opportunity to see real Kyrgyz nomads who live in yurts almost like 1000 years ago in the Tien- Shan Mountains surrounded by fast rivers, fir trees. En route to Tamga village, we will halt not far from Chon-Kemin to walk two hours in Konorchek labyrinths, where at the end of the canyon you will see an enchantment view of red mountains. Then picnic is organized here. On the way to Tamga we will visit our famous Talgat - a hunter with golden eagles. He will tell us about his birds. After it we can do some photos of the eagles. Afterwards we will go on our trip to Tamga village. This village is located on the southern shore of Issik Kul Lake (1600m), the biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan and the 2nd largest mountain lake in the world. There is a military sanatorium in Tamga, there soviet astronauts used to rehabilitate and train their skills, as the altitude and climate created appropriate conditions to do that. After arrival in Tamga village you will have sometime to swim in the lake. Askar guesthouse accommodation. 

Day 3: Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass (3570 m) - Dugurotmo gorge (5 hours)
This will be an unbelievable opportunity for you to reveal the top secrets of producing those wonderful nomadic dwellings. After breakfast we will drive to Barskoon village. There we will visit the family who are occupied with manufacturing of yurts. Then we continue our way to Barskoon gorge, one of the most striking places in the Terskey Ala Too Mountain Range. You will see one of the highest cascades that is 60 meters high, in Kyrgyzstan (alt. 2500 m) as well as the monument for cosmonaut with a sign of 1st man in the space - Urii Gagarin.  From this place we start our trekking. We will have a rise to 3100 m. Dunguromo pass. Passing through it we find ourselves in a breathtaking valley Dunguromo. Dinner will give us an opportunity to share with impressions of the first day. After a few kilometers down from the pass at the altitude of 2850 m, we stop for the camping.  Night is in tents. 

Day 4: Dungurotmo gorge - Zauka Pass (3750 m) - Chokolu Lake (7 hours)
Today early around 7 o'clock in the morning we wake up. We have a « vertical » hike over Zauka Pass, which is considered to be a historical pass, the part of the great Silk Road to the Chokolu Lake. Prominent travelers such as Ella Mayart (1932), Semenov Tyanshyanskiy (1856) visited this place in the ancient time. The landscape is relatively flat, from vegetation prevails fine grass and moss, the climate is close to the tundra climate. Coming closer to the lake we will set up our camp for the night at the altitude of 3800 m. Night is in tents. 

Day 5: Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass (3750 m) - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge
We have to get back to the Zauka pass and after passing it we will reach the Dzhukuu valley. After breakfast we will have to prepare all our gear and things to immerse them all on the horse backs and we will go further. Then going down the gorge about 20 km and reaching the foot of the Ashu Kashka Suu gorge.  We set up tents for the night. On the way we meet with Kyrgyz nomads who live here in summer time. You will be satisfyingly amazed Kyrgyz nomads' hospitality. We will try Kyrgyz cheese there and if you want you can try Kyrgyz beer (fermented mare's milk). Dinner and overnight is in tents (at the altitude of 2770 m). 

Day 6: Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass (3490 m) - Jukuchak gorge (7 hours)
In the early morning we will have to prepare all of our gear and then we will hike up the Ashu Kashka Suu gorge. Having reached the foot of the pass, we make a short halt for lunch and then we will have to climb to the Ashu Tor Pass (3490 m). After the pass we get into the Dzhukuchak gorge. There are the warm mineral springs and we are given an opportunity to take a bath in hot mineral water. We all dreamed about it for 4 days of our trek. After good bath our guide will offer you this time is real local Kyrgyz beer.  Overnight and dinner are in the tents at an altitude of 2500 m. 

Day 7: Dzhukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass (2900 m) - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge
In the morning first we reach in the territory of Issyk Kul forestry that is located in the Dzhukuchak gorge. We will move towards the Kichi Kyzyl Suu Valley. Further we have to climb to the pass Orto Bulak (2900 m). Then we approach to the Kichi Kyzyl Suu canyon where we break our camp for the night. This place is famous for its incredible beauty and stunning views of mountains.  Dinner.  Sharing impressions of the passed day. You are supposed to spent this night in tents at the altitude of 2300 m. 

Day 8: Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu water warm springs
After a good breakfast we begin our trekking. First we have to go down towards the picturesque Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge through the territory of forestry. Then we will go along the Mountains Djily Suu and finally we approach exciting Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge. We enter the area of Ak Tash here. After that we ascend about 3 miles up to the hot mineral springs. We will again be able to take a warm bath and to relax. Nomads and magnificent mountains make you feel like you are on the top of the world!  This region is famous for its beauty! Overnight is in tents (at the altitude of 2150 m.). 

Day 9: Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Kok Dzhayyk Pass (2700 meters) - Jeti Oguz gorge
After breakfast we start in the route of the Jeti Oguz gorge - one of the most popular places to visit in our country. This is the last day of trek. First, we go down to the Ak Tash area, where we cross the river Kyzyl Suu (Red River). The way will pass through a small pine forest, which will impress you with its daed silence. After that we begin the ascent to the pass Kok  Dzhayyk. It seems as if the whole world looks at you there. After the forest we will have a look at the Jeti Oguz gorge which will impress you for sure. After several kilometers we get to the yurt camp Kok Dzhayyk at the altitude of 2300 m. where we spend the night. Dinner and overnight stay are in yurts. 

Day 10: Jety Oguz gorge - Karakol (30 km - 1 h)
Our journey will continue in the direction of the capital of Issik Kul region as soon as we finish with breakfast. In order to understand the Kyrgyz life of the 19th century we will visit the Holy Trinity Cathedral and the wooden mosque, made in the Chinese style.  Today we will also visit Prjvalsky Memorial Complex, dedicated to the outstanding Russian explorer of Central Asia. Check-in hotel Elita**.  This evening we drive to Dyishin village, where we will have dinner with Chinese Muslims, here they are called Dungans. They are good at agriculture and very famous for national cuisine.   They came from Central China, from Dunhuang 200 years ago when it was a war between Chinese and not Chinese nationalities and religion. We will have an opportunity to try different kinds of salads and of course Dungan bread. You will have dinner, after we come back to hotel. 

Day 11: Karakol - Kochkor village (330 km - 6 h)
In the early morning we move to the Kochkor village, where we can discover national traditions and customs, look at the process of making traditional Kyrgyz bright felt carpets and visit a handicraft museum. On the way to Kochkor village we will drive along the north shore of Issyk Kul Lake - it means you will see the "pearl of Central Asia" form all sights! Overnight is in a guesthouse. In the evening you will listen to the Folk-concert. Also we will see and participate in the process of settling a yurt, a traditional collapsible felt house of nomads. Dinner in a yurt and carpet-making show is prearranged especially for you.    

Day 12: Kochkor - Bishkek
Drive to Bishkek - Kyrgyz capital. Accommodation is in the guesthouse. Free time for walking around capital and for shopping. 

Day 13: Bishkek - Europe
Transfer from the hotel at the pick up time arranged previously according to your flight details to Manas International Airport.

 

There is also a list of other trekking tours:

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 01

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Mokraya Polyana - Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

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Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 02

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Jukku gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu - Djeti Oguz - Oguz Bashi - Issyk Kul - Bishkek city

It is an impressive tour where you will not only see dissimilar kinds of mountains and the world's second largest alpine lake Issyk Kul, but also experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking along our idyllic mountains! During this trip you will have trekking in a wild nature, amid striking gorges, mountains and celestial lakes - believe us this sightsee is right for you. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 03

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days
 
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga  -  Barskoon gorge - Barskoon Pass - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzhukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pas - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Ak Sai Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city

Our company will help you to explore "A second Switzerland of Central Asia". Kyrgyzstan is a unique country lying at the heart of Central Asia. This makes Kyrgyzstan a land of contrasts offering multitude of spectacular landscapes: extensive steppes, emerald fields, sandy deserts, turquoise lakes, snowy mountains, rapid rivers, a large quantity of flora and fauna with many rare and endangered species, historical and archeological places related to the Great Silk Road and natives preserving the traditions of their nomadic ancestors. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 04

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Kochkor village - Bishkek City

All of us were children and had our particular dreams. If your dream was to roam somewhere in wild nature, among gorges, mountains and alpine lakes, this tour is right for you. You are about to find the blissfully quiet place in our busy world. You were looking for a wonderful land of Kyrgyzstan. It is a memorable tour where you will not only see different 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. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 05

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River - Kara  Korum Pass - Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village - Bishkek

During this overwhelming tour you will have a great chance to experience yourself as if you as a real nomad. Also You will be able to visit the most striking parts of Kyrgyzstan. You will see our celestial mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture. This tour includes the most outstanding highlights of Kyrgyzstan that welcome so many groups of people from diverse countries. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 06

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Jukku gorge - pass Jukku - Ak-Shirak - Gorge Ashu-Tor - Gorge Chon-Kyzyl-Suu - Bishkek

This trip will comprise trek among beautiful gorges, mountains and celestial lakes in a wild nature. Believe us this tour is right for you! It is an unforgettable expedition where you experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking along our heavenly mountains; you will not only see different kinds of mountains, but also the world's 2nd largest alpine Lake Issyk - Kul! Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 07

Country: Kyrgyzstan

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

We made a special tour and we want to present this perfect tour for tourists who like natural world and trekking. During this tour you will see our famous lake and real nomads. You will sleep not only in guesthouses but also in yurts - nomadic dwellings made of wood and felt. The journeying will take place on the southern shore of Issyk - Kul Lake. Welcome to our Celestial Kyrgyz Republic! Read the tour…