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Biking Kyrgyzstan 02

Biking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 02

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Biking tour

Duration: 11 days

 

Day 1: Your tour guide meets you at Manas International Airport in Kyrgyzstan and accompanies to Bishke city which is 30 minutes drive.  You are settled in Asia Mountains hotel where you will have a wonderful breakfast and have a rest. You have an option to have either a guided city tour that will include the main administrative centers of Bishkek, historical museum, souvenir shops and bazaar, or you may go to one day biking tour to Ala Archa gorge that is 45 km far from Bishkek. You will have lunch in an open air and transported back to Bishkek. Accomodation is in hotel.

Day 2: After a strengthening breakfast you will be transferred from Bishkek to Jety Oguz valley in Kyrgyzstan. Breakfast. Early morning transfer down Jety-Oguz valley (370km) along shore of Issyk-Kul Lake. Lunch is served on the tour way.   Biking tour and travel to the beautiful, famous red rocks known as the "Seven Bulls" and "Broken Heart". Taste Kymyz (fermented mare's milk). Lunch is organized on the tour way. Accommodation in yurt camp. Dinner. Overnight in "Flower valley". (2,200m).

Day 3: The day starts with a delicious breakfast served at 8 in the morning. Biking tour and travel to Jety Oguz valley and over Pass Tilety. Breakfast. Biking tour with a shepherd for 16km to Tilety Pass. Lunch. Tent camp accommodation. Dinner. Dinner and overnight stay is arranged in tents.

Day 4: After a strengthening breakfast you will be transferred to Tilety Pass and then to Karakol Gorge in Kyrgyzstan. Breakfast. Three-hour biking tour , crossing Tilety Pass (3,800m) will lead us to Karakol Gorge. Lunch break. 10km hike tour  along ancient nomadic path to tent camp close to nomadic rest stop. Dinner. Overnights in tents.

Day 5: Breakfast is at 8 o'clock in the morning. Biking tour and travel through Karakol Gorge. Breakfast. Shorter hike tour  of 8km from Karakol Gorge to camp shelter. Lunch is organized on the tour way. Overnight in base camp.

Day 6: After a strengthening breakfast you will be transferred to Karakol Gorge from Keldyke Gorge. Hiking tour  to Ala-Kul mountain lake (3,600m), which is more than 70 meters deep and of incomparable beauty. From the shore of the lake we see the beautiful glacier which is the source of the lake. Hike tour  through Ala-Kul pass (3,860m) along Keldyke Gorge. Lunch is served on the tour way.  From the Pass, excellent view of five-thousand meter peaks of Terskey Ala-Too - including Karakol peak, Djigit peak and Tashtanbek peak. Tent camp will be waiting for you in this wonderful spot, surrounded by magnificent cliffs, from where multiple streams pour from glaciers. Lunch break. Dinner and overnight stay is arranged in tents.

Day 7: After a strengthening breakfast you will be transferred from Keldyke Gorge to Karakol. Breakfast. Four hour hike tour  to Altyn-Arashan resort (2,450m) . Lunch. Bath in hot springs. You will never forget the sight of snow on Peak Palatka (Tent, 5,260m), or the "Swallow's Nest Pool", nestled beneath the open sky. Transfer to Karakol (2 hours) in the afternoon. Accommodation in B&B. Dinner. Overnight in Karakol.

Day 8: After a delicious breakfast we start our biking tour  beyond Karakol and north shore Issyk-Kul. Breakfast. Transfer to Issyk-Kul Resort all along north shore of Lake Issyk-Kul (160km). Accommodation in small hotel. Lunch is served on the tour way.   Rest. Dinner.

Day 9: After a delicious breakfast we strat our biking tour  around Issyk-Kul. Breakfast. Day at Issyk-Kul. Rest, boating on Issyk-Kul. Visits to petroglyphs and ethnographic museum. Lunch. Dinner. Overnight in Issykl-Kul hotel.

Day 10: The day starts with a delicious breakfast served at 8 in the morning.  Issyk-Kul - Bishkek. Transfer to Bishkek (250km). En-route, visit to Burana tower at ancient city of Balasagyn (11th - 13th centuries). Lunch. Accommodation in B&B. Dinner. Overnight in Bishkek.

Day 11: Your tour guide and driver takes you back to Mans International Airport. Have safe trip back home!