Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 1

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

One of the Kyrgyz proverbs says: "Horses are men's wings" and no sign of exaggeration is found in this statement. It has been impossible to survive without a horse in our mountainous country. The path you will ride along is a Great Silk Road. You will have a wonderful opportunity to learn about traditions and customs of Kyrgyz people, their historical background and mode of life.


Tour summary:

Day 1: Bishkek - Issyk Kul Lake
When you land at Manas International airport you will be met by your guide and be escorted to Bishkek city. This is going to take you only 30 minutes drive after which you will be served a wonderfully prepared breakfast. Then you will be transferred to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake (200 km), the second biggest lake in the world after Titikaka in South America found at the altitude of 1608 m.a.s.l., also know as "the pearl of Central Asia".  On our way, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret from the 11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). After having taken a traditional lunch, we continue our way to the lake. As soon as we are in Hotel you will have a rest on the northern beach of the lake where you can lie on the warm sand or swim in the lake. Thanks to the salty water, Issyk Kul Lake possesses curative properties. Your dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

Day 2: Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol
We have to take 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 make a short break to give you a chance to visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.), including the local museum. You will have a second stop during the trip at 12 o'clock, where you can enjoy lunch in a relaxed atmosphere, before continuing our way to Karakol city along the northern shore of the sparkling pearl of Central Asia, which's beauty you will be able to enjoy to the full during another break, where you go on a one hour cruise on a steam boat. Then you will be transported to Karakol city. National dinner will be in a restaurant  at 8 p.m. Also for additional price you can have a folklore show there. Night in a Guesthouse.

Day 3: Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley
We have to take breakfast at 8 o'clock. The entire morning is dedicated to a guided Karakol City Tour. The tour includes the visit of the Dungan mosque. One of its highlights is the fact that it has been built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail by the muslim refugee fro China. This will be followed by the visit of an old wooden Orthodox Church. Later, you will visit the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky, one of the world's greatest explores. His most prominent achievements were the crossing of the great desert Taklamakan and the discovery of more than 4000 animals, including the Horse of Prejevalsky. We will end the City Tour with a traditional lunch and 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 in different shapes, just before we will visit the mineral sources of hot springs at Jeli Suu ( Dungan Village), where you will have the possibility to take a bath. Afterwards, a horseback riding tour to the Physical and Geographical station of Chong Kyzyl Suu is waiting for you (1 hour). Your dinner and overnight stay will be in yurts. A yurta is a unique nomadic dwelling made of wooden skeleton and thick layers of felt without using a single nail. It is extremely aerodynamic and portable and that is why people could not have found any better analogue for such an amazing home for more than two thousands years.

Day 4: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Chong Kyzyl Suu (6h)
We leave the camp at 9 o'clock in the morning after a good breakfast. Then we start our horseback riding tour to the Ashu Tor pass (2800m). After your lunch you will have an ascent on horses to an amazing mountain lake, which finds its origin in a glacier. With a bit of luck you might see mountain goats. After enjoying the view of the mountain lake we come back to the station. Dinner is served at 8 p.m. Overnight in yurts.

Day 5: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Kishi Kyzyl Suu
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 gorgeous canyon that you will definitely like (6h). You will be asounished by the amazing scenery offered through views the untouched nature. We will arrive in Kishi Kyzyl village at 7 pm, where you will have half an hour time to settle in your tents, before being served a traditional dinner.

Day 6: Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak
After breakfast we continue our horseback riding tour from the Kishi Kyzyl Suu valley to Jumakuchak (6h) via the small Jumalai pass, where we will have a picnic. There is a gorgeous sight of the surface of Issyk-Kul Lake. You will have a chance to explore its pristine nature on your own. Dinner and the overnight stay is organized in tents near the lake in Jumakuchak among nomadic yurts of Kyrgyz people.

Day 7: Jumakuchak - Kok Terek village
We have to take breakfast at 8 o'clock.  Then we will mount your horse to take the ride from Jumakuchak to Kok Terek Village under the hoofs (6h). On the way you will come across the red cave that is called "500 rams" and a picturesque mountain waterfall. You will have your lunch at the bottom of the waterfall. The waterfall is found not far from hot springs (40 degrees Celsius) that are also possible to visit if you wish. After having a rest we continue our way 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 served breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek city by car along the southern shore of the famous Issyk-Kul Lake (380 km). You will arrive in Bishkek in a Hotel **** at around 8 pm. After some free time for you to get ready you are picked up to a restaurant to have a farewell dinner.

Day 9: Bishkek - Europe
Breakfast is served at 9 o'clock. Then we start our Bishkek city tour (the capital of Kyrgyzstan).
The tour 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. At 2 p.m. you will have lunch. The rest of the day is at your own disposal. You are taken back to Manas International airport at time previously arranged according to your flight details. We wish you a safe trip home!



There is also a list of other horse riding tours:

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 1

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 

One of the Kyrgyz proverbs says: "Horses are men's wings" and no sign of exaggeration is found in this statement. It has been impossible to survive without a horse in our mountainous country. The path you will ride along is a Great Silk Road. You will have a wonderful opportunity to learn about traditions and customs of Kyrgyz people, their historical background and mode of life. Read the tour…


Kyrgyzstan horse riding
: Tour 2

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 choose this tour you will have a chance to experience a real nomadic mode of life. You will have a horse riding through an untouched nature of alpine Kyrgyzstan and to visit dozens of lakes with pure sparkling water. During the trip you will find out about Kyrgyz traditions and culture, their horses because the Kyrgyz being nomads for many years managed to preserve all traditions till now days. Read the tour…


Kyrgyzstan horse riding
: Tour 3

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

One of the most appreciated values of nomads is a horse. They have many traditions and customs related to horses. It is difficult to imagine the life of nomads without a horse. You also can ride a horse in the places where no person can be encountered. You will ride it as if you are in the past time... The feeling of riding a horse in the mountains is amazing. You start to feel the taste of life and you understand - the best architecture in the world is the Mother Nature! Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 4

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 tours are the most popular trips held in Kyrgyzstan. If you adore horseback riding there is no better place than Kyrgyzstan to come for that. During this trip you will constantly admire with the god-blessed nature of our country. This tour includes hidden places of Kyrgyzstan that you can visit while riding a horse. Even nowadays real nomads can be encountered. It is a good chance to get acquainted with local people and to find out about their life. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 5

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  

Our company would like to present you a wonderful horse riding. During this tour you will ride a horse along stunning gorges of Kyrgyzstan that are well admired among travelers. Also you will visit our celestial lakes and it is a great chance to live among nomads in places that are so far from civilization. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 6

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

Kyrgyzstan is a perfect country for holding horse back riding tours. Here we have everything to make your trip the most enjoyable and unforgettable. You will ride a horse in the heart of Tien Shan Mountains where it is still possible to meet real nomads! During this tour you will visit our largest mountain lake Issyk Kul and you will have a chance to ride a horse in Terskey mountains. Also you will sleep in nomadic dwellings yurts. Come to Kyrgyzstan and enjoy your holidays! Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 7

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 a mountainous country where no person could survive without a horse. And it is not surprising that the best friend of a real nomad is a horse. This horse riding tour include the best places in Kyrgyzstan including the Issyk- Kul lake. Hours and hours of horse riding in a wild nature will make you feel a complete freedom and peace of mind. Read the tour…



There is also a list of other horse riding tours:

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 01

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 10 days

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 02

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 10 days


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 03

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 04

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 11 days


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 05

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days


Kyrgyzstan horse riding
: Tour 06

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 07

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 08

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 10 days

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 09

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 10 days

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 10

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 11

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 12

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 12 days

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 13

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 14

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days



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