Multiactive Tour around Kyrgyzstan11 Days | Bishkek, Karakol, Tamga, Kochor, Son-Kul lake, Chon-Kemin village, Burana

Multiactive Tour around Kyrgyzstan

The tour is offered from June till mid September.
The program of Multiactive tour around Kyrgyzstan - 2 includes visiting the most interesting historical and natural landmarks of Kyrgyzstan. The cultural and educational excursions are alternated with horse riding and trips to mountains gorges, picturesque valleys and beautiful lakes. You will get an opportunity to get acquainted with every-day life of the nomads, their traditions, cuisine and folklore.

Activities: rafting, horseback riding, walk in the mountains and experience the culture of Kyrgyz people.
Recommended list of the personal items: warm clothes, a coat, trekking boots, sleeping bag, mat, rucksack, light, your own First Aid Kit and sunglasses.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Bishkek – arrival (40km + 60 km)
Arrival in Bishkek early in the morning. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Check in at noon. After some rest Sightseeing tour: Oak Park, Ala-Too Square, Philarmonic hall, Statue of Manas, Victory Square.
After lunch transfer to the Ala-Archa National Park (40 km). You will be in the alpine gorge through which the fast flowing Ala-Archa River runs. The gorge is flanked by tall, snow-covered, peaks with steep-sided, forested, mountain slopes. Hiking in the gorge. Transfer to Bishkek.
Meals: Breakfast
Day 2: Bishkek – Jergalan (450 km)
Transfer to Jergalan. On the way stop in Cholpon-Ata. Visiting Ruh-Ordo Cultural Center. Arrival in Jergalan. Overnight at the guest house.
Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 3: Jergalan
Today you will take part in national games that includes “Arkan Tartmai” (tug of war) and others, after the game you are welcome to Boorsok show, boorsok is traditional Kyrgyz bread. You will see how they are made, take a part on the process and of course, at the end you will taste them. Walking around the guesthouse, which has a big yard and look at the animals such as thoroughbred horses, cows and bulls, sheep and ride on horses if you wish. Overnight at the guest house.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 4: Jergalan – Karakol – Jety-Oguz – Karakol (130 km)
Transfer to Karakol town. Upon arrival you will have a short sightseeing tour in Karakol. Today you will visit museum of M.V. Prjevalsky, one of the world’s greatest explorers. His main achievements were the crossing of the great desert Taklamakan and the discovery of many animal species, including the Horse of Prjevalsky. Later, you will visit the Dungan mosque. One of its highlights is the fact that it is built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail. Also you will visit a unique Orthodox Church that is made only from wooden and Museum of Ella Maillart.
Transfer to Jety-Oguz Gorge. Short hiking in the gorge. Transfer back to Karakol.
In the evening, your dinner in Uigur family will be followed by Kyrgyz folklore music. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 5: Karakol – Tamga (trek to Tamga Tash) (90 km)
In the morning you will leave Karakol and transfer to Tamga village. The road goes along the South shore of Issyk-Kul Lake, which is very beautiful due to closeness to the lake and mountains.
You will have a chance to make many pictures on your cameras. Upon arrival to Tamga start trek to Tamga-Tash place. The trek takes around 3-4 hours. You will see the famous Tamga-tash stones with carved Tibetan inscriptions. The inscriptions are Buddhist prayers dating from the VIII-IX centuries AD.
Duration of trek: 3-4 hours
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch boxes/Dinner
Day 6: Tamga – Kochkor – Kyzart (240 km, 5-6 hours)
Today you will drive to Kochkor. You will drive over a mountain pass at 2160m, Orto-Tokoi water reservoir, ride along the river Chu, the second biggest river in Kyrgyzstan. On the way, you will stop in Bokonbaevo to look at eagle hunting show. Local people will show how our grandfathers hunted several years ago and after show, you can make photos with eagles.
On arrival to Kochkor you will visit a felt carpet workshop with lunch in a local family. It is a place where you can see the process of making Kyrgyz national felt carpets and take a part in the process. Evening arrival to Kyzart village. Briefing for trek.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 7: Kyzart village – Tulpar Tash jayloo (trekking 5-6 hours, 15-16 km)
Today is a start of trek towards Son-Kul Lake.
Today you will go through Chaar Archa valley, pass the Chaar Archa pass, eat a tasty lunch by the racing river, with views of holy 4400 m Baba Ata Mountain.
Dinner and accommodation in yurts.
Trekking: 5-6 hours.
Altitude: start from 1400 m up to 3000 m
Day 8: Tulpar Tash Pasture – Kambar Ata Pasture – Tuulga Tash Pasture (19-20 km on horseback / approx. 5 hours)
This day, we walk 18 km the landscape is beautiful with the yurts of shepherds. Although, there are no trees or even bushes around the Lake, the altitude and climatic variations allow watching an exceptional flora and fauna.
Lunch at Kambar Ata Yurt Camp.
Fields of edeilweiss and forgetenots will be present during the hike. Possibility to observe different species of birds, such as: ducks, cranes, storks, mergansers, coots, plovers, golden eagles, carmorans, and thousands of seagulls. Сontinue horse riding till Tuulga Tash pasture.
Dinner and overnight at yurt camp (2 persons in a yurt).
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 9: Son-Kul – Chon-Kemin (250 km, 4-4.5 hours)
After breakfast leave the yurt camp and start your drive towards Chon-Kemin. On the way you will go through the scenic pass – the Kalmak Asu pass.
In the afternoon, you will come to Boom gorge where you will be met by the rafting staff. Rafting on the Chu river. Length of rafting - 15 km. Maximum class of difficulty 4. Road is going along the river and the car will escort the group during the rafting.
Within a short period, you will be able to get an unforgettable experience and full understanding of rafting.
After rafting drive to Chon-Kemin village, free time for relax. Overnight at guesthouse.
Rafting: 15 km, 1 hour
Level: 3-4
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 10: Chon-Kemin – Burana – Bishkek (170 km, 3.5-4 hours)
In the morning you will drive towards Burana Tower in Tokmok town, which is left from ancient city Balasagyn (XI – XIII). The main city on the Silk Way Road. After the excursion around the tower, local people will demonstrate to you the one of the most popular horse game, the “Ulak Tartysh” game. This is an analogue of Polo, but instead of ball, they play with a goat. Transfer to Bishkek. Farewell dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Day 11: Bishkek – departure
Breakfast and check out at noon. Free time until your transfer to the Airport. End of Multiactive tour around Kyrgyzstan.
Meals: Breakfast
  • Twin room accommodation – 10 nights;
  • Meals - as stated at program;
  • Transportation throughout the whole trip;
  • English speaking guide (except for the day 11 – transfer to the airport);
  • Sightseeing tour program in all cities according to the program, including entrance fees to sights, museums. Camera/video fees are not included and paid separately;
  • Mineral water;
  • Felt carpet workshop in Kochkor;
  • Eagle hunting show in Bokonbaevo;
  • Folklore show in Karakol;
  • Horses for the trek in Son-Kul;
  • Horseman for trek;
  • From 3 pax assistant of horseman and horses for luggage;
  • Rafting on Chu river;
  • Horse game: Ulak-Tartysh in Burana.
  • Mountain guide for Tamga Tash.
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • Single supplement;
  • Consular fees paid upon collection of the entrance visa to Kyrgyzstan;
  • Visa support;
  • Registration in Kyrgyzstan;
  • Payment for early check in and late check out;
  • International airfares;
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks;
  • Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
  • Personal insurance and items not mentioned above.



Economy Option
Comfort Option
Bishkek - 2 nights
B hotel, My hotel, BridgesRamada, Ambassador, Central Park or similar
Jergalan - 2 nights
Guest houseGuest house
Karakol - 1 night
Green Yard, Matsunoki guest house or similar78 hotel, Karagat or similar
Tamga - 1 night
Guest houseGuest house
Kyzart - 1 night
Trek - 1 night
Yurt (4 people in one yurt)Yurt (4 people in one yurt)
Son Kul - 1 night
Yurts (2 people in one yurt)Yurts (2 people in one yurt)
Chon Kemin - 1 night
Home stay (B&B), family run accommodationAshu Guest House, Kemin Guest house

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