Kyrgyzstan active tour will show you the entire beauty of this mountainous nomadic country. During almost two weeks you will be participating in the walking and horse tours, experience rafting, take a flight on the helicopter to the grand Khan-Tengri Mountain (7010m) and have a relaxing time in the tranquility of the mountain lake located at the height of 3000m.
To make the trip more informative, you will also be introduced to the nomad culture of the Kyrgyz people in between the treks and learn about the customs and traditions of the local people, see the national dances, unique crafts and try the Kyrgyz cuisine.
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.
Lunch at the guesthouse. Transfer to Karkara. Overnight in the tents.
Altitude: 4000 m
Flight by helicopter: 30 min
Helicopter flight dates in 2017:
July: 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, 31
August: 3, 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 24, 25, 27
Note: flights are possible only in a good weather.
Trekking: 3 - 4 hours
Altitude: 4200 m
In the evening, your dinner will be followed by folklore music and traditional Kyrgyz dance show. During the interactive evening, dancers will teach you some movements of the traditional dance.
Overnight at the guesthouse or homestay.
Altitude: 1800 m
Upon arrival to Tamga you will be accommodated at the guest house. Free time.
Biking: 100 km, 4-5 hours
On arrival to Kochkor you will visit a felt carpet workshop. Family run accommodation.
Today you will go through Chaar Archa valley, pass the Chaar Archa pass, eat a tasty lunch by the racing river, with the 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
The pass to Son-Kul is rocky and adventurous, but at the same time it is exciting.
You cross high mountains where you will have a wonderful view to Son-Kul Lake. It is situated at a height of 3013 m above sea level and surrounded by beautiful mountains. It is a great place where you can experience a nomadic life style and relax from busy city life. On arrival, you will be free to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings. You will have dinner and overnight in Kyrgyz yurts.
Horse riding: 5-6 hours.
Altitude: highest point 3400, accommodation altitude at 3160 m.
In the afternoon you will come to Boom gorge where you will be met by the rafting team. Rafting on the Chu river. Length of rafting - 15 km. Maximum class of difficulty 4. On the road along the river the car will escort the group during the rafting.
After rafting drive to Chon-Kemin village. Free time. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Rafting: 15 km, 1 hour
- Twin room accommodation;
- Meals as per program;
- All transfers, 1-4 pax - minivan, 5-12 pax - minibus.
- English speaking guide (ex. day 13 – transfer to the airport);
- Sightseeing tour program as per program, including entrance fees to sights. Camera/video fees are not included and paid separately;
- Mineral water;
- Felt carpet workshop in Kochkor;
- Eagle hunting show in Bokonbaevo;
- Flight on Helicopter Karkara-Enilchek-Karkara;
- Bikes from Karakol to Tamga;
- Horses for the trek in Son-Kul;
- Rafting on Chu river;
- Border permit to Karkara.
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Single supplement;
- Kyrgyzstan visa consular fees;
- Visa support;
- Registration in Kyrgyzstan;
- Payment for early check in and late check out;
- International airfares;
- Personal insurance.
|Bishkek - 2 nights|
|B hotel, Asia Mountains or similar||Plaza, Park Hotel, Ambassador or similar|
|Jergalan - 1 night|
|Reina Kench guest house||Reina Kench guest house|
|Karkara - 1 night|
|Base camp||Base camp|
|Enilchek - 2 nights|
|Base camp||Base camp|
|Karakol - 1 night|
|Home stay (B&B), family run accommodation||Green Yard or similar|
|Tamga - 1 night|
|Guest house||Guest house|
|Kochkor - 1 night|
|Home stay (B&B), family run accommodation||Home stay (B&B), family run accommodation|
|Trek - 1 night|
|Double tent||Double tent|
|Son Kul - 1 night|
|Yurts (5-6 people in one yurt)||Yurts (5-6 people in one yurt)|
|Chon Kemin - 1 night|
|Home stay (B&B), family run accommodation||Ashu Guest House|