Kyrgyz horses tour 4
Duration of tour: 8 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin - Son Kul - Tash Rabat - Kochkor - Jeti Oguz - Karakol - Bishkek
Day 1: Airport - Burana - Chon Kemin
Welcome to Kyrgyzstan! We meet you in the very first day in the Manas International Airport and start for the Burana Tower. The monument was created in the 11th century. It is the resemblance of the Karakhanid epoch in our times. The tower was attacked in different periods of time, by various khans. That is why the height became lower. Then the way goes to the Chon Kemin gorge. Here visitants will be able to make a tour along the pastures, the valleys and the mountain forest being at the Kyrgyz horses. Here horse-riding is very popular, so we are here to acquaint you with these amazing animals. The homestay will be offered for the night.
Day 2: Chon Kemin - Son Kul
Son Kul is our next destination; our managers offer to travel to the lake at the height of 3016m above sea level. Most of the visitors find the lake and the territory unforgettable and so magnificent. In our turn we promise to organize the trip which is going to cover all the significant sites of every place. The lake was fishless long time ago. Now there are various kinds of fish there. The nomadic tribes live here in the yurt, breed the cattle, go from one pasture to the other, like their ancestors. For guests it is going to be an amazing opportunity to communicate with them and see the main features of the country. Yurts of the territory will be put for visitants to spend the night.
Day 3: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
The boarders will be provided the idea of the visiting of Tash Rabat. It is the caravanserai, translated as "stone barn". The building is made of stones, with special pits inside. Probably used for prisoners to be put there. The building is usually named as "stone castle". Being here wanderers can feel nature of the ancient times. Just stay here, witness the inside of it, and there can be a sort of the imagination of the oldest times. The walls of Tash Rabat are about 1m. There are yurts near the monument, which are based and organized for the group to sleep.
Day 4: Tash Rabat - Kochkor
This day the team is going to witness the Kochkor village. But before the route there will be given opportunities of taking lessons of horseriding in the gorge Kara Koiun. This gorge is the home of amazing animals - yaks. They produce strong milk, give wool and meat to the people. So, having arrived to Kochkor village you will find yourself at the height of 3000m above sea level. Here people are very hospitable, they are always glad to tell all they know about Kyrgyzstan. And they are aware of lots of legends and myths. Moreover, being here overseers will be able to take a witness of carpets creation. It is the idea of making the carpets long-serving ones, for about 40 years or so. Everything is embroidered with ornaments, various lines, colors, images. So, being here is very fascinating! The night will be at the stay of hospitable dwellers.
Day 5: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Jeti Oguz
Our team is glad to drive guests to take a Kyrgyz horses tour 4 to the south of the pearl of Kyrgyzstan, Issyk Kul Lake. The lake is seen to be at the altitude of 1600m above sea level. It is one of the most picturesque places of the country. For us it is a pleasure if visitors travel here. The territory of the lake is the location of various important, significant places. One of such is the village Bokonbaevo. Here everybody will be able to get acquainted with the eagle-hunting show. The show is based on eagles (berkuts, falcon) hunting small and big animals like foxes, lynx, wolves and hares. Berkutchi are men who domesticate, train and care the birds. They stay with the person for about 20 years, becoming close to each other. Then the day ends with a way to the gorge of red rocks - Jeti Oguz. The night will be in the yurt, like you are the real nomad!
Day 6: Jeti Oguz
The sixth day of the trip is devoted to the investigation of the gorge Jeti Oguz. The rocks are of red color, they are in the form of the bulls, literally looking at you. As the legend says, there was the khan, whose wife was stolen; for her not to be of the other person, the khan killed them both so that the blood colored the rocks. The color is explained by the legend when the seven bulls were killed - one in a day. Basically, the gorge is a place, along which the locals wander every day. They can offer you to try kumis and immerse in nature. The yurt will be the home for today.
Day 7: Jeti Oguz - Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
There was made a decision to make a way along the north of Issyk Kul Lake. Yes, all can swim in the lake, enjoy the breeze, take a boat cruise and do diving. But then boarders will visit the significant sites from the historical and religious point of view. We are in the town Karakol, in the Issyk Kul region. The city is widely-known for Dungan mosque and Orthodox Church. The Dungan mosque was built in 1907-1910. The peculiarity is in the creation without metal or nails. The mosque was created by the people going from China to Karakol. The Chinese architect was invited to build the mosque. The Orthodox Church was created as the first church in 1869. The main aim of the creation was to room the troops of the city, but the earthquake destroyed it in 1895. With the taking of independency the church started to hold riots again. As being here, everybody will be given a choice to witness the ancient petroglyphs of 2000 years old. After a breath-taking day the night will be in the hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 960 $
04 pax - 610 $
06 pax - 500 $
08 pax - 430 $
10 pax - 390 $
Single - 150 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 105 $
Full board - 210 $
English speaking guide - 600 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 75 $ per person
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, (4 pax in 1)
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor - Homestay
Jeti Oguz - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4* Hotel
- Admission tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin, Son Kul, Tash Rabat & Jeti Oguz
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide