Horse riding 03

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 03

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chong Kyzyl Suu - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

Horses are men's wings and we invite you to fly over heavenly beautiful gorges and valleys of Kyrgyzstan, to visit the most famous places. And t the same time to discover mysterious culture of the ancient nomads, who still lives in their primeval dwellings, called yurts. 

Tour summary:  

Day 1: Bishkek - Chong Kyzyl Suu
After your guide greets you at Manas Airport you will be transferred to Bishkek City (30 min. drive).  There you will have breakfast and start transfer to picturesque Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley by car. There you start horseback riding along the diversely formed red mountains of Terskey range to the mineral sources at Jeli Suu (Dungan Village). And there is horseback riding to the old geophysics station of Chong Kyzyl Suu. Dinner and overnight stay will be in yurts. Yurta - is Kyrgyz traditional dwelling, made of wooden frame that covered by thick layer of felt. White yurt is symbol of home and family, peaceful life.  

Day 2: Chong Kyzyl Suu - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
After early breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock we start to ride along Karatakia gorge. At the end of the gorge there is  gorgeous Karatakia pass. You will have a picnic at the saddle of the pass and we will move down to the Kitchi Kyzyl Suu valley (6h). Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Night in tents.  

Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu
After breakfast we start riding toward the pass Ashu-Tor (3636m above sea level), on the way you will see shining waterfall and also you can have the bath with mineral water. After lunch that you will have at the waterfall you will keep riding down to the gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu (6h). Your dinner will be served at 8 p.m. Night in tents. 
 
Day 4: Ashu-Kashka Suu Gorge - Kashka-Suu Lake
Entire morning, after breakfast is dedicated to the ascent to pass Kashka-Suu (3891m.) and your lunch will be organized on the way. After you cross the pass you keep move about 6 hours toward the Kashka-Suu Lake (3800 meters above sea level).
Dinner is served at 7p.m. Night in tents at the shore of the beautiful lake. 
 
Day 5: Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor (3012m)
The whole day you will move along hills of Ak Shirak Mountains to Kumtor river. Breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock and lunch will be served on the way. For night we will mount tents near the Tien Shan Central observatory. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. as always. 
 
Day 6: Kumtor - Chokoli Lakes (3006m)
Breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock. Today we will travel by the lands of ibexes and unique Marco Polo sheep to the celestial Chokoli Lakes. The halt for lunch will be organized at the shore of one of the lakes. Dinner and overnight in tents near the lake. 
 
Day 7: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)                                
After nice long sleep you pack your backpacks and belongings and we departure in the direction of Bishkek city. Lunch will be organized on the way. You will arrive to Bishkek and before you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant you will be accommodated in a Hotel ****.
 
Day 8: Flight home
Guide will meet you at the Hotel on time arranged according to your flight details and will attend you to Manas International Airport.