Kyrgyzstan horse riding 4

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 4

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

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  

In Kyrgyzstan there are many places of the wild nature to have a memorable tour. You will enjoy the amazing landscapes of our mountains and will get a lot of good memories during your trip. This tour includes some remote places of Kyrgyzstan, which you can visit while riding a horse. Even these days you can still meet some genuine nomads there! 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!

Tour summary:  

Day 1: Bishkek - Tamga
Your guide will collect you  from Manas International Airport and accompany you to Bishkek. The drive from Manas Airport till Bishkek takes half an hour. Your day will start with breakfast in Bishkek. Afterwards, you will start your 6 hours trip by car to Tamga (380 km). We will drive along the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake southern shore. Issyk - Kul is the 2nd largest mountain lake in the world. The Lake is also known as "the pearl of Central Asia". Dinner will be served in the Tamga Guesthouse, where you will also spend the night (1608m.above sea level). 
Day 2: Tamga - pass Karatakia - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu
You will have a horseback riding tour after breakfast to the Karatakia gorge and then over the Karatakia pass. After enjoying the views of the surrounding nature, you will have a strengthening lunch. Afterwards you will have 6 hours horseback riding down to the Kitshi Kyzyl Suu Valley. This is a place where you can test Kyrgyz national drink - Kumis (fermented mare's milk). Overnight is in tent camp. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. 
Day 3: Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Jukutchak
This day after breakfast you will start horse riding to 3937m. Kashka-Tor Pass. Next,  you will ride through the dramatic red ravine. En route 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 was destroyed by the earthquake. But even now it is possible to imagine the original size of this cave for 500 rams.  There is also a mountain waterfall. You will have your lunch at the bottom of the waterfall. The waterfall is situated not far from (40 degrees Celsius) hot springs that are also possible to visit if you wish. After having a rest we continue our way to the Valley of Jukutchak. At 8 p.m. your dinner is served. Night is in tents. 
Day 4: Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu
At 8 o'clock your breakfast will be served. After that we will make an ascent on horses the(3636m a. s. l.) Pass of Ashu-Tor. On the way you will see a mountain cascade and also you can take a bath in the bath house. After lunch you will keep on 6 hours horse riding down in the gorge of Ashu-Kashka Suu. Night in tents. Your dinner will be served at 8 p.m. 
Day 5: Ashu-Kashka Suu Gorge - Kashka-Suu Lake
8 o'clock breakfast. After breakfast and packing your luggage you will have an ascent on horses to the pass Kashka-Suu, which highest point is 3891meters a. s. l., where you will take lunch. Further, you will ride your horse for 6 hours to the Lake of  Kashka - Suu. This lake takes its origin from the glacier that is why the water there is so pure and sparkling. It is situated at the altitude of 3800 meters above sea level. 7 p.m.: dinner. Overnight is in tent camp.

Day 6: Lake Kashka-Suu - Chokoli Lakes (3006m.)
After 8 o'clock breakfast we will continue horseback riding to the Lakes of Chokoli. There we will probably see Marco Polo sheep and ibexes. Not far from the mountain lake there will be an ascent on the glacier. You will spend the night in tents near the lake. At 7 p.m. our dinner will be served.

Day 7: Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek (by car)                               
After packing your luggage and having breakfast you will be transferred to Bishkek city by car. In Bishkek you will arrive at 5 p.m. In the hotel after check you will have free time for yourself until your pick up at 7 o'clock. In a restaurant you will have a farewell dinner. 
Day 8: Flight home
At the pick up time arranged previously according to your flight details your guide will meet you at the Hotel and accompany you to the Manas Airport.