Issyk-Kul winter fairy tale
December - March
We invite you to the amazing journey around the pearl of Kyrgyzstan - Issyk-Kul Lake.
You will not remain indifferent and get charged with positive energy, take a break from the bustle of the city and breathe in the clean air in nature, as well as take a lot of photos against the backdrop of the Teskey Ala-Too celestial mountains.
The mild climate of the lake and stunning snowy landscapes will make this trip comfortable and unforgettable.
We invite lovers of photography, outdoor activities and simply not indifferent people who want to open their horizons and learn this amazing and beautiful world, go with us to the Winter Fairy Tale of Issyk-Kul!
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In the morning (at 8:00) we will meet at the Bublik cafe to discuss the program and a short briefing before leaving. The beginning of the path through the Chuy valley and the Boom pass. Here we will stop for a walk in the red canyons of Kok-Moinok, which will impress you with their variety of colors and reliefs. Lunch at a cafe in Boom. Continuation of the way through the Kubaky valley and the Orto-Tokoy water reservoir. Stop at the panorama. Continuation of the way along the southern shore of Issyk-Kul. On the way, we will visit Ak-Say Canyons and meet the sunset on the shore of the lake. Arrival in the evening in Bokonbaevo village. Dinner and accommodation at the guest house.
After breakfast we will drive to the mountains near the village of Bokonbaevo and walk to the panorama of Shatyly. From here, the Issyk-Kul Lake and the opposite mountain range - Kungey Ala-Too - will open to us in all its glory. Continuation of the way to the Mars Canyons and meeting with the falconer - Berkutchi. Ruslan will show us the hunting process and tell us a lot of interesting things about the ancient nomadic tradition of the Kyrgyz people. Walk in the canyon and lunch on the way. Moving through the Jeti-Oguz Gorge to the winter tale - the Kok-Jaiyk Valley. Dinner and accommodation in a warm and cozy yurt camp. We recommend watching the stars at night!
Day 3. Kok-Jaiyk Valley - Kayaking Issyk-Kul - Karakol
After breakfast, we will walk along the snowy valley. There is an ice rink on the territory of the camp, and for those who like active sports we offer cross-country skiing. Lunch at camp or picnic on the way. Return to the southern shore of Issyk-Kul and arrival at Mikhailovsky Bay. Here the Kayaking team will be waiting for us. Kayaking on the lake among storks, swans and wild ducks. Meeting the sunset and returning to the city of Karakol. Accommodation at the Green Yard hotel. Hogo's dinner with a Dungan family. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4. Skiing / walking at the Karakol ski base
Today we will go skiing to the Karakol ski base. We have ski racks to carry your skis or rental skis. For those who just want to take a walk, there is an opportunity to take a cable car to the panorama, ride snowmobiles, ice skate, or just take a walk in the winter fairy tale of Karakol National Park. In the evening, transfer to the hot springs Ak-Suu Kench. Dinner and overnight at the Green Yard Hotel.
Day 5. Karakol - Bulan-Sugottu - Bishkek
Breakfast and a short walk to the sights of the city of Karakol. Continuation of the way to the northern shore of Issyk-Kul. On the way, we will stop at the Bulan-Sugottu tract and walk to the panorama of the lake and the Kungei Ala-Too mountains. Lunch at a cafe in Cholpon-Ata. Arrival in Bishkek in the evening. We will bring everyone home within the city.
You must take with you: warm winter clothes + ski suit, hat, gloves, sunscreen and glasses, slippers, swimsuit, towel, bathroom accessories, flashlight.