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Kyrgyzstan and horse riding 01

Kyrgyzstan and horse riding: Tour 01
Your travel: Kyrgyzstan
Kind of trip: Horse riding
Time of tour: 14 days

Day 1: Meeting at Manas International Airport and transfer to Bishkek city. You will have breakfast in hotel. City tour. Bishkek city is located in the northern part of the country, in the Chui valley at the foot of the Kyrgyz Range. The city was founded in 1868-1878. It is also one of the greenest cities in the Central Asia and one of the most multicultural capitals of the continent (where there are representatives of more than 80 ethnic groups and peoples). Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight is in hotel.
Day 2: This day is for horse riding tour to the Ala-Archa. Valley Ala-Archa - one of the main attractions area of Bishkek. Walk to the Aksai Falls (3h). Horse riding tour along the picturesque path among the Tien-Shan fir trees, and then the high forest is replaced by low junipers. Then we have horse riding tour out on a plateau from which the path goes to the slope, overgrown by juniper. You will have lunch near the waterfall. Returning to the city. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight is in hotel.
Day 3: Day starts with early breakfast then horse riding tour to the village of Chat-Bazar (250 km) through the passes Too-Ashu (3400 m) and Otmek (3300 m). You will have lunch. Too-Ashu Pass is one of the most beautiful passes of Kyrgyzstan and it leads to Suusamyr valley. From Suusamyr valley horse riding tour through the pass Otmek to the village of Chat-Bazar. Overnight is in a tent camp.
Day 4: Day starts with early breakfast then horse riding tour to the city of Talas through the pass Kara-Bura (3569 m) to Chatkal ridge. There are tremendous canyons, dozens of beautiful lakes and cascading waterfalls in the north-eastern part of the country, in Talas region. You will have lunch. Talas is also famous for it's Kumbez-Manas mausoleum (XIV c.), museum-reserve "Manas" and the mosque, which form the National historical and cultural Complex "Manas-Ordo". Stop in the gorge Aflatun. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight is in a tent camp in the forest zone.
Day 5: This day is for horse riding tour up the gorge Aflatun to two lakes. There is a state reserve at the beginning of the gorge Aflatun. It was organized in 1975 to protect the forest area of silver fir trees of Semenov. Silver fir of Semenov can be seen only in Kyrgyzstan. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight is in a tent camp between two lakes.
Day 6: Day starts with early breakfast then horse riding tour to the upper valley Aflatun and continue the way to the pass Kara-Tokoi (3620 m). The way runs along the forest zone, going to the alpine meadows and continues under the pass. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and overnight is in a tent camp at the foot of the pass.
Day 7: Breakfast. Horse riding tour to the Sary-Chelek reserve through the pass Kara-Tokoi 6 - 7 hours. It is one of the most interesting places of the West Tian Shan at the foot of the Chatkal mountain range at the altitude of 1873 m. and there is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world - the lake Sary-Chelek. It was formed as a result of a strong earthquake. Sary Chelek is located in the center of the national reserve. Except the main lake within the reserve, there are six small lakes, which are located in its central part. Overnight is in tent camp.
Day 8: Day starts with early breakfast then horse riding tour to the lake Sary- Chelek. Night in a tent camp on the shore of the lake.
Day 9: Breakfast. Rest on the lake, local horse riding. Overnight is in tents.
Day 10: This day is for horse riding tour to the south-eastern part of the lake. On the way you'll have breathtaking views of the lake. Banks of the lake are steep, often sheer; they go to the increscent depth of the lake. Overnight in a tent camp on the lake.
Day 11: Breakfast. Rest day. Horse riding tour around the lake. Horse riding tour to the small lakes, which are situated on the territory of the reserve.
Day 12: Day starts with early breakfast then horse riding tour along the route: lake Sary-Chelek - Tashkömür village - the city of Karakul - Toktogul. On the way we'll have a beautiful view of Toktogul reservoir.
Day 13: This day is for transfer to Bishkek through the passes Ala-Bel (3600 m) and Too-Ashu (3400 m). Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 14: Transfer to the airport, fly home.