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Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 05

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak - Kok Terek - Bishkek 

Kyrgyz people say "If you are given one day life, spent a half of it in the saddle". Since ancient times horses played a huge role in the nomad's life. It was impossible to survive without a faithful and strong helper in our mountainous country. During the tour you will be riding a horse along the Great Silk Road like a nomad and you will get acquainted with Kyrgyz traditions, try the national dishes and drinks. 

Tour summary: 

Day 1: Bishkek - Issyk Kul Lake
Your guide will pick you up at Manas International Airport and accompany you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where you will enjoy a breakfast. Then you will be transferred to the heavenly Issyk Kul Lake (200 km), the second largest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level) and one of the most transparence. On the way, we will visit the Burana Tower (watch tower of the Balasagun city (11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). After having a traditional lunch, we continue our way to the lake. And there in Hotel you will have a rest on the northern beach of the lake enjoying  warm sand and the purest water. Thanks to the salty water, Issyk Kul Lake possesses curative qualities. Your dinner will be served at 7 p.m. 
 
Day 2: Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol
The day starts with a breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then you have free time to swim in the lake till 12 pm. Afterwards, you will start your trip to Karakol city by car (200 km). On the way, we will visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.) and the local museum. We will have a lunch at our second stop at 12 o'clock before continuing our way to Karakol city along the northern shore of the sparkling pearl of Central Asia. There will be one more break, where you go on a one hour cruise on a steam boat. National dinner will be in a restaurant at 8 p.m in Karakol city. Night in a Guesthouse. 
 
Day 3: Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley
You will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock. The entire morning will be spent to a guided Karakol City Tour. There are few highlights in the city you will visit: small Dungan mosque that it is built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail and  an old wooden Orthodox Church (1895). Later, you will visit the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky, one of the greatest explores of Central Asia. His biggest accomplishment was the crossing of the desert Taklamakan and the discovery of about 4000 animals. The City Tour ends with a traditional lunch and we leave Karakol at 1 p.m. and start our way to impressive Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley (70 km). On the way, you will see red mountains intricate cut by winds and water and visit the mineral sources of hot springs at Jeli Suu ( Dungan Village), where you will have the possibility to take a bath. And we reach the Physical and Geographical station of Chong Kyzyl Suu with 1 hour of a horseback riding. Your dinner and overnight stay will be in yurts - original nomad's dwelling. It is made of a wooden skeleton that is covered by felt what provides comfort in any seasons. 
 
Day 4: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Chong Kyzyl Suu (6h)
We will leave the camp at 9 am and start our horseback riding tour to the Ashu Tor pass (2800m). And after lunch we will rise on horses to an amazing alpine lake where you might see mountain goats. After contemplation of the mountain lake we move back to the station. Dinner is served at 8 p.m. Overnight in yurts. 
 
Day 5: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Kishi Kyzyl Suu(6h)
After an early breakfast at 7 am, you will ride off to the valley of Kishi Kyzyl Suu (lunch on the way) - it is a fascinating canyon that will not leave indifferent. We will arrive in Kishi Kyzyl village at 7 pm, where you will have enough time to settle in your tents, before being served a traditional dinner. 
 
Day 6: Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak(6h)
After breakfast we continue our horseback riding tour from the Kishi Kyzyl Suu valley to Jumakuchak thought  the small Jumalai pass, where we will have a picnic with the enchanting sight of the surface of Issyk-Kul Lake. You will have time to explore its untouched nature on your own. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Overnight in Jumakuchak in tents surrounded by nomadic yurts of Kyrgyz people. 
 
Day 7: Jumakuchak - Kok Terek village (6h)
The day starts with a breakfast at 8 am, before you will mount your horse to take the ride from Jumakuchak to Kok Terek Village. On the way you will cross the red hollow that is called "500 rams" and a fascinating mountain waterfall with a lunch served at the bottom. The waterfall lies close to hot springs (40 degrees Celsius). After having a rest we will move further to Kok Terek village. Our dinner and overnight will be in a home stay. 
 
Day 8: Kok Terek - Bishkek
After packing your backpacks, you will be transferred to Bishkek city along the southern shore of the bewitching Issyk-Kul Lake (380 km by car). You will arrive to Bishkek in a Hotel **** at around 6 pm, where you will have time until a farewell dinner in a restaurant that will be served at 7 pm. 
 
Day 9: Bishkek - Europe
Breakfast is served at 9 o'clock. Then you will have guided Bishkek city tour (the capital of Kyrgyzstan) which includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the History Museum, National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others places of interest. You will have lunch at 2 p.m. The rest of the day is at your own arrangement. Pick up and transfer from the hotel according your flight details.

 

 

There is also a list of other horse riding tours:

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 01

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 12 days  

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Chong Kyzyl Suu -  pass Karatakia -  gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek 

If you are exhausted of civilization a horseback riding tour is a great chance to feel the freedom. You have an opportunity to enjoy untouched nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit numerous lakes with chaste sparkling water. During the trip you will introduce Kyrgyz traditions and culture, because the Kyrgyz keep nomadic way of life for many years. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 02

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Tamga -  pass Karatakia -  gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

Horse riding is very popular among tourists. And virgin mountains and colorful gorges of Kyrgyzstan were created for horseback riding tours. We are happy to invite you to an unforgettable tour. During this trip you will enjoy the amazing landscapes meet some nomads who still live in the mountains! It is a good chance to get acquainted with local people and to find out about their life. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 03

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days  

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek 

We would like to invite you to a horse riding tour. Kyrgyzstan is famous for its mountains, nomads and horses. We suggest you to combine them in unforgettable tour. You will ride a horse in our celestial Mountains where real nomads live as the centuries ago! During this tour you will visit our largest alpine lake Issyk Kul which is warm as a girl's heart and pure and salty as a girls tear. Also you will sleep in nomadic dwellings yurts and taste traditional Kyrgyz food. Come to Kyrgyzstan and enjoy your holidays! Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 04

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

Kyrgyzstan is the country of high mountains and wide steppes and to survive here people need a solid partner - a horse. The horse riding tour gives you an opportunity to feel connection with these wonderful animals and wild, virgin nature. You will also explore our celestial mountains and watch a remarkable beauty of Issyk Kul Lake. You will ride a horse for many hours in this amazing nature. You will feel complete freedom there. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 05

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak - Kok Terek - Bishkek 

Kyrgyz people say "If you are given one day life, spent a half of it in the saddle". Since ancient times horses played a huge role in the nomad's life. It was impossible to survive without a faithful and strong helper in our mountainous country. During the tour you will be riding a horse along the Great Silk Road like a nomad and you will get acquainted with Kyrgyz traditions, try the national dishes and drinks. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 06

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  

If you like to explore unknown places and enjoy connection with nature we want to present you this tour. During this tour you will ride a horse in wonderful gorges, cross the passes, watch celestial lakes of Kyrgyzstan. And it is a great chance for you to run away of  civilization and spent the time among free nomads. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 07

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak - Kok Terek - Bishkek 

We are happy to invite you to an exciting hose back riding tour. During the whole route you will travel along staggering landscapes in different gorges of Kyrgyzstan. You will stay at the shores of our celestial lakes with pure water and it is a perfect opportunity for you to have a rest from the busy civilization amid nomads. Read the tour...