Son-Kul is an untouched mountain lake in Naryn Province, not far from Kochkor. As the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan, Son-Kul is broad and blue, and is surrounded by wide summer pastures (called jailoo) and rocky mountain peaks. Son-Kul is popular among adventurers who want to spend some time living like nomads in yurts, or who want to go on treks or horseback rides through the surrounding mountains. For those looking for a little quieter time, Son-Kul is a great place to breathe in the clean mountain air and try some traditional Kyrgyz kumiss. Book Son-Kul Lake tours to visit the mountains and jailoo around Son-Kul.
Experience a nomadic life with Extension Tour to Son Kul Lake from Bishkek. You will have a chance to ride a horse, see edelweiss flowers, camels, yaks, golden eagles, and to see how local women make Kyrgyz national drink – Kymyz (mare’s milk).
Bishkek, Son Kul
Details3 Days | end of May – mid of September from US$ 410 per person
You will visit the picturesque lake Son Kul, ancient petroglyphs of Cholpon-Ata, have romantic walk along the shore of Issyk-Kul lake and plenty of unforgettable memories with our Kyrgyzstan Essentials Tour.
Bishkek, Son Kul, Issyk-Kul
Details5 Days | end of May – mid of September from US$ 760 per person
Horse riding tour will open up essentials of Kyrgyz lifestyle that has inherited and kept much from the nomadic ancestors. You will be transferred to the world of stunning scenery, high mountains, inspiring nature; stay in yurts, try authentic nomadic food and ride around beautiful Son Kul lake.
Bishkek, Kochkor, Kilemche, Jaman Echki, Tulpar-Tash, Tulga-Tash, Son-Kul lake
Details6 Days | July, August
Our one-of-a-kind guided Kyrgyzstan biking tour is a showcase of the area’s natural beauty and allows you to sample delicious local foods, explore charming nomadic culture, and discover history and architectural monuments in the most interesting and interactive way with highly qualifies tour guides.
Bishkek, Kochkor, Tolok village, Son-Kul, Chaek, Kyzyl-Oi
Details6 Days | Mid of June – Mid of September
Discover the very best of Kyrgyzstan with expert local guides. The guaranteed small Kyrgyzstan Group Tour will introduce you to the most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan at the best price. Circle Lake Issyk-Kul and head up into the mountains to see the best Kyrgyzstan has to offer.
Bishkek, Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Kochkor, Son Kul
Details7 Days | May - September US$ 1,290 per person
Visiting the center of Bishkek, ancient city of Balasagun, temples in Karakol and petroglyphs in Cholpon-Ata. You will enjoy Issyk-Kul and Son-Kul, fascinating trips to incredibly beautiful Jety-Oguz, Skazka and Djuuka gorges with our Kyrgyzstan’s Best Lakes Tour.
Bishkek, Issyk-Kul, Cholpon-ata, Karakol, Jety-Oguz, Kochkor, Son-Kul
Details7 Days | end of May – mid of September from US$ 1,040 per person
Among Valleys and Mountains Tour along Kyrgyzstan where you will visit not only popular tourist spots but also see amazing natural sights with special attention given to the mountain lakes Son Kul and the fast flowing Naryn River.
Bishkek, Ala Archa, Kochkor, Son-Kul, Naryn, Tash-Rabat
Details7 Days | end of May – mid September from US$ 960 per person
Discover the nomadic country of green meadows and celestial mountains on the horse with our Kyrgyzstan Horseback Riding Tour. You will be free to make stops by rivers and gorges and enjoy the beauty of nature at full. In addition, the itinerary is well diversified with cultural sightseeing to get the best Kyrgyzstan offers to tourists.
Bishkek, Ala-Archa, Kochkor, Kelimche, Son-Kul, Jety-Oguz Gorge, Karakol, Cholpon-Ata
Details7 Days | Mid June – mid September
8-day Mountain Life Tour around one of the main pearls of Kyrgyzstan, Lake Son-kul. The tour starts and finishes in the capital, Bishkek.
Bishkek, Son-Kul, Tash-Rabat, Kochkor, Karakol, Altyn-Arashan, Cholpon-Ata
Details8 Days | end of May – mid of September from US$ 1,240 per person
Unforgettable Ancient Sites of Kyrgyzstan Tour along the country, where the most of the nature consists of snow-capped mountains and pure lakes. For almost two weeks you will be surrounded by natural and cultural richness of Kyrgyzstan.
Bishkek, Toktogul, Arslanbob, Kazarman, Tash-Rabat, Son-Kul, Kochkor
Details9 Days | end of May – mid of September from US$ 1,270 per person
Yurt to Yurt - Nomadic Culture Tour offers an affordable and unforgettable way for travelers to experience the culture of Kyrgyzstan. In addition to staying in mountain, meadow and lakeside yurts, you can mingle with shepherds, learn how to set up a yurt, participate in felt carpet making and go hiking, swimming and horseback riding on this 10-day adventure.
Bishkek, Kochkor, Song-Kul, Karakol, Jety-Oguz, Svetlaya Polyana, Tamga
Details10 Days | Summer
The cultural and educational excursions are alternated with horse riding and trips to mountains gorges, picturesque valleys and beautiful lakes with our Multiactive tour around Kyrgyzstan.
Bishkek, Karakol, Tamga, Kochor, Son-Kul lake, Chon-Kemin village, Burana
Details11 Days | June – mid September from US$ 2,070 per person
This 11-day Mountains and Lakes of Tian Shan Trekking Tour is a good choice for trekkers who are in good physical condition and have previous hiking experience at altitudes above 3000 meters.
Bishkek, Son Kul Lake, Karakol, Karakol Gorge, Ala-Kul Lake, Altyn Arashan Gorge, Cholpon-Ata
Details11 Days | Summer US$ 2,000 per person