Trekking in Kyrgyzstan

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Duration: 12 days
Tour Highlights:
Meet the local people and culture. Lost lake in High mountains “Song Kul Lake” Visit 4 lake of Kyrgyzstan Issyk Kul, Song Kul, Kol kogur and Kol Ukok Lakes Opportunity to be a part of nomadic people and live in the nomads house “Yurta” Taste local food. Be a highlander celestial mountains.

Start from Europe

Arrival early in the morning in Manas Airport. Transfer to Bishkek (the old name is Frunze), the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Rest in the hotel. Transfer to the Kyz – Art Village. On the way visit Burana tower, the remaining of ancient town (11 c). Accommodation and dinner at the family in Kyzart.

(Meal B/-/D) 

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: 800 meters in Bishkek, 2300 m in Kyzart)

After breakfast we will meet our mountain guide. Hiking to Kilemche pasture. Dinner and overnight in the yurt camp. 

Trekking time during the day about 2.5-3 hours

Distance is about 7 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 2300 m in Kyzart, start of trek – 2500 m in Kelimche)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +320 m first half and -150m second half)

 

After breakfast at Kilemche walking to Jaldyz Karagai pass  about 2-3 hours (3320 m), over the Song-Kul Mountains and into the lake’s basin. The climb affods wonderful views of Kilemche jailoo, and the pass itself rocky and exciting. From the pass, Song-Kol is still distant, but as you traipse down the slopes, it gets larger and larger; the mountains on the other side get higher and higher, until finally the lake fills most of your field of view and the southern mountains tower above it. Walking down to the yurt camp about 1.5 hours. Dinner and overnight in the yurt camp. 

Trekking time during the day about 4-5 hours

Distance is about 14 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day –2500 m in Kelimche, highest point – 3320 m on the pass Jalgyz-Karagai Pass, in the end of day – 3030 m on Song-Kul)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +620 m first half and -390m second half)

Breakfast. Transfer to the Kochkor village. The road goes over the Kalmak Ashu pass (3447 m). Preparing to the trekking at Family guesthouse. Dinner and overnight in the Family guesthouse. 

(Meal B/-/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 3080m in Yurt camp NoviNomad, highest point – 3447m at Kalmak Ahuu pass, end of the day – 1800m in Kochkor village)

Breakfast. Transfer to Issakeev village to the Kol Ukok gorge (about 30 km-1 hour). Meet the horses and local trekking staff. Start the trekking to Ukok lake about 4-5 hours. The trail goes along the Ukok valley over the small pass Kichi Ukok 3130 m. Tent camp at the shore of Ukok lake. The shepherds come to the pastures of the lake for the summer time with the cattle.  

Trekking time during the day about 4-5 hours

Distance is about 15 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 1800m in Kochkor village, highest point – 3130m at Kichi Ukok pass pass, end of the day –3050 m in Ukok Lake)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +1330 m first half and -80m second half)

Breakfast. Trekking to Tuura-beshik About 2 hours. Cross the small river. Lunch. Trekking over the Ukok Pass (3519 m). From the pass the panorama of the mountains will amaze you. The pass is rocky. Trekking down to Mazar Ukok valley about 2-3 hours. On the way you will cross the small river.  Overnight in the Mazar ukok valley in tents by the river

Trekking time during the day about 3-4 hours

Distance is about 11 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 3050 m in Ukok Lake, highest point – 3519m at Ukok Pass, end of the day – 3380 m in the tent camp)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +469 m first half, descent from the pass to 3129m -390m and -139m second half)

 

Breakfast. Trekking up to the Sary-Bel pass 3860 m above sea level about 1-2 hours. On the way it is possible to see the marmots, Golden eagle and at the pass possible to see the trails of the Ibex. The pass is rocky in Some places you could still see the glacier. Picnic for lunch. Descent to the Taldy gorge about 2-3 hours. On the way you will cross the river about 2 times. Overnight in the tents by Taldy river. 

Trekking time during the day about 4-5 hours

Distance is about 17 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 3380 m in the tent camp Mazar ukok, highest point – 3860m at Sary Bel pass, end of the day – 2900 m in Taldy gorge)

(Altitude difference during the trek is +480 m first half and -960m second half)

Breakfast. Trekking down along the river Taldy to the valley of Tura Suu about 16 km. On the way you could meet the local shepherd and see the Yaks. Meet with the car at the junkshion of Taldy and Tura-Suu valleys and transfer to the yurt camp in Tura-Suu. Overnight in the Yurt camp. 

Trekking time during the day about 2-3 hours

Distance is about 9 km

 (Meal B/L/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 2900 m in Taldy gorge, end of the day – 1600 m in Issyk Kul lake)

Breakfast. Transfer to Bishkek about 350 km, 5-6 hours of the driving. The road goes via Boom canyon.  Lunch on the way. Dinner in the restaurant. Optionally folklore show during the dinner. Accommodation in the hotel. 

(Meal B/-/-)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: beginning of day – 1600 m in Issyk Kul lake, 800 m in Bishkek)

Breakfast. City tour of Bishkek with visiting Central Ala-Too square, Oak Park, a walk along the Alley of the Youth next to Philarmonic Hall, a visit to Victory Square and Panfilov park. Dinner and Overnight in Bishkek. Optionally folklore show during the dinner.

(Meal B/-/D)

(Altitudes above sea level during the day: 800 m in Bishkek)

Early breakfast and transfer to airport 

(Meal B/-/-)




    Emmy

    " Definitely! "

    Guest Rating
    9.4/10

    Amalia

    " Many thanks for a good trip! "

    Guest Rating
    8.6/10

    John

    " It was very memorable trip and one that would suggest to other people."

    Guest Rating
    10/10

    Bishkek– Hotel “Futuro” or similar

    Trek – Double tents

    KyzArt – Family guesthouse

    Kilemche– Shepherd yurt camp

    Song Kul – Yurt camp “Nomad”

    Kochkor – Family Guesthouse

    Trek– Double Tents

    Tamga – Yurt camp “Nomad”

    1. Transport for all excursions and transfers according the program
    2. English speaking escorting guide
    3. Double/Twin room accommodation in the hotels and family guesthouses
    4. Four people accommodation yurt camp
    5. Meal as indicated each day 
    6. Mineral water during the tour (one liter a day per person); 
    7. Trekking personal (cook, horsemans) during treks
    8. Horses for carrying trekking equipment and luggage
    9. Entrance fees
    1. Single supplement
    2. Visa cost
    3. Full board
    4. PCR Test
    5. Migration border tax 14 USD pp, paid once on arrival in Turkmenistan
    6. State Travel Tax 2 USD per night/ per person/ is collected at hotels
    7. Personal travel insurance
    8. Flight tickets
    9. Alcohol and soft drinks
    • Supplement for yurt production show in Kyzyl-Tuu is  65 USD per group;
    • Supplement for Kayaking in Issyk – Kul – is 25 USD per person per day;
    • Supplement for Eagle hunting show in Skazka Canyon or Barskoon Canyon – is 90 USD per group;
    • Supplement for horse riding in Son-Kul – is 15 USD per person (2-3 hours of riding) (for the service of escorting stableman is – 25 USD per group of 3-4 people);
    • Supplement for Felt carpet Show – is 55 USD per group;
    • Supplement for the trip to Barskoon Gorge – group of 2-3 people (small car) with driver – 60 USD per group;
    • Supplement for the trip to the Barskoon Gorge – group of 4-12 people (Mercedes Sprinter of 17 seats) with driver – 90 USD  per group;
    • Supplement for the trip to the Jeti-Oguz gorge – group of 2-3 people (small car) with driver – 50 USD per group;
    • Supplement for the trip to the Jeti-Oguz gorge – group of 4-12 people (Mercedes Sprinter of 17 seats) with driver – 80 USD per group;
    • Surcharge for the trip to the Tamga Gorge – group of 2-3 people (small car) with driver – 40 USD per group;
    • Surcharge for the trip to the Tamga Gorge – group of 4-12 people (Mercedes Sprinter of 17 seats) with driver – 70 USD per group;
    1. Single supplement is 93 USD (only in the hotel in Bishkek)
    2. Single tent supplement is 30 USD per person
    3. Folklore show in Bishkek during the dinner is 80 USD for the group
    4. Horses for riding on Son-Kul is 15 USD per person (for 3-4 hours). Escorting horseman is 25 USD for the group

    Price is per Person in USD

    2 pax

    Price

    1654 USD per Person

    Number of persons

    3 pax

    Price

    1420 USD per Person

    Number of persons

    4-5 pax

    Price

    1194 USD per Person

    Number of persons

    6-9 pax

    Price

    1030 USD per Person

    Number of persons

    10-12 pax

    Price

    948 USD per Person

    Single Supplement

    1 pax

    Price

    70 USD per Person