Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 02
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
There are numerous places of the wild nature to have an unforgettable tour in Kyrgyzstan. This tour comprises some remote places of Kyrgyz Republic that you could visit during your trip while riding a horse. You will get lots of excellent reminiscences while enjoying the astonishing celestial mountains sceneries. You can still meet some genuine nomads there even these days! It is a good opportunity to make the acquaintance of the local people and to find out about their life. Horse riding is very popular among tourists!
Day 1: Bishkek - Tamga
Meeting is in Manas International Airport. You guide will accompany you to Bishkek City (the capital of Kyrgyz Republic). The drive from the Airport takes 30 minutes. On your arrival in Bishkek, you will have a breakfast. Transfer (380 km) is from Biskek City to Tamga Village by car. We will drive along the southern shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake, which is second largest mountain lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). The Lake is also known as "The Pearl of Central Asia". In the Tamga Guesthouse dinner will be served. You will also spend the night there.
Day 2: Tamga - pass Karatakia - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
Early morning breakfast. This day we have horse riding to the stunning Karatakia Gorge and then over the Pass of Karatakia. You will take fortifying lunch after enjoying of the surrounding views. After that it will be horseback riding for six hours down to the Valley of Kichi Kyzyl Suu. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. Kichi Kyzyl Suu is the place where you can try Kumis - fermented mare's milk - Kyrgyz staple drink. Overnight stay is in tents.
Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Jukutchak
Today after breakfast we will ride to the Pass of Kashka - Tor (3937meters a. s. l.). After that you will come across the red cave that is called "500 rams". It is said that in olden times the nomads used this cave for their cattle. But some time later the part of the cave brought down during the earthquake. But even now it is possible to imagine the original size of this cave for 500 rams. We will ride through the stunning Red Canyon. En route, you will see also a mountain cascade, near which you will have your lunch. The waterfall is situated not far from hot springs (40 degrees Celsius). If you wish, it is also possible to visit them. We continue our horse riding to the Valley of Jukutchak after having a rest. Dinner is served at 8 o'clock in the evening. Overnight stay is in the tent camp.
Day 4: Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu
At 8 o'clock in the morning breakfast will be served. After breakfast we will start an ascent on horses to the (3636m. a. s. l.) pass Ashu-Tor, on the way you will see a mountain waterfall and also you can take a bath in sauna. After lunch you will keep on your horse riding for six hours down Ashu-Kashka Suu Gorge. Overnight stay is in tents. Dinner will be served at 8 o'clock in the evening.
Day 5: Ashu-Kashka Suu Gorge - Kashka-Suu Lake
Breakfast is at 8 o'clock in the morning. Pack your luggage. On the horses you will have a rise to the Pass of Kashka-Suu (3891meters a. s. l.). We will have our lunch there. Afterwards, you will ride your horse to the Lake of Kashka-Suu (3800 meters a. s. l.) for 6 hours. The water is so pure and sparkling in this lake, because it is originated from the glacier. Our dinner will be served at 7 o' clock in the evening. This night we will spend in the tent camp.
Day 6: Lake Kashka-Suu - Chokoli Lakes (3006m.)
Breakfast is at 8 o'clock in the morning. Horseback riding to the Lakes of Chokoli. Not far from the mountain lake will be an ascent on the glacier. We will probably see Marco Polo sheep and ibexes there. At 7 p.m. our dinner will be served. Near the lake in tents we will spend the night.
Day 7: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)
After packing your luggage you will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock in the morning. After having breakfast you will be transferred by car to Bishkek City. We will arrive in Bishkek at around 5 p.m. Until 7 p.m. in the hotel*** you will have time for yourself. In a restaurant you will have a departure dinner.
Day 8: Flight home
At the time prearranged according to your flight details your guide will meet you in the hotel and accompany you to Manas Airport.