Trekking in the Wake of the Ancient Nomads
June - September
We offer a complete program for the north of Kyrgyzstan for who loves Trekking. Beautiful route through the high plateau of Central Tien-Shan in the heart of the celestial mountains.
Meet at the Manas Airport or at the border posts Kordai. Moving to the city. Accommodation in a guesthouse. After breakfast, visit to the city. Transfer to the Chon-Kemin National Park. On the way visit The Burana Tower. Arrival in the village of Karool-Dobo. Accommodation at the local’s. Night in a guest house.
After breakfast transfer to the start point. Meet horseman's team and loading baggage on horses (porters). We will have a Trekking deep into the valley of Chon-Kemin. Picnic on the way. We will go through a small pass at 2600 m. The descent to Kel-Kogur Lake. Setting the tent. Dinner and night in tents. 6 hours of Trekking.
Strat in the morning. Our horses are close to us. In some places, crossing the river on horseback. On the road to meet herds of horses and flocks of sheep and goats. Picnic. Later in the afternoon we come to the place of the camp. A camp near Chon-Tash (large stone). Dinner and overnight in tents. 6 hours of Trekking.
After breakfast we start to hike on the Juuku Pass, which is located at 3750 m. Picnic after the pass. Walking to Barskoon (Arabel) Syrtsl 3900 meters above sea level. Camping on the shore of the Chokoli Lake. Dinner and overnight in tents. 6 hours of Trekking.
In the morning we go up to the next peak. The descent to the road. Picnic and drive to Tamga village which is located on the southern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake. We will ride through the pass of Barskoon. Arrival in the village and accommodation in a guest house. Dinner and overnight in a guest house. 4/5 hours of Trekking.
In the morning we go to Son-Kul Lake. Seen falconer in village of Bokonbaevo, manufacturer yurt in Kyzyl-Tuu, craft center in the village of Kochkor. Lunch at a local. Continuing on to Son-Kul Lake, which is located at an altitude of 3016 m. We will drive through Kalmak-Ashu Pass at 3470 m. Walk over the pass. Arrival in yurt camp and accommodation there. Dinner in a yurt.
After breakfast we will go along the coast. Discover the nomadic lifestyle. Moving to the southern shore of the lake. Accommodation in yurt. 5/6 hours of Trekking.
Transfer to Manas Airport or border post Kordai.
This program is for people who can go on foot for 6-7 hours per day. Kyrgyz visa is not required for citizens of the following countries: CIS, EU, the U.S.A., Switzerland and Japan. A passport valid at least for 6 months is needed. Compiled program is exemplary. It can be changed due to schedule flights, weather conditions or your individual order.