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Kyrgyzstan and horse riding 10

Kyrgyzstan and horse riding: Tour 10
Your travel: Kyrgyzstan
Kind of trip: Horse riding
Time of tour: 14 days
 
Day 1: Meeting at Manas International Airport and transfer to Karakol town 400 km from the airport. Road goes along and over chains of snow-covered mountains making this transfer an exciting journey. After lunch in a cafe, road goes along the shore of beautiful Issyk-Kul lake -the pearl of Tien-Shan. This second largest alpine lake in the world wrapped with snow capped peaks of 5000 meters high will stay in your best memories forever. Upon arrival in Karakol town accommodation in a private guesthouse or small hotel and home made delicious dinner. Final preparations before the trek.
Day 2: This day is for horse riding tour along the Djety Oguz valley. Horse riding tour up Kyzyl Djar valley also known as the valley of dragons gradually gaining the height. Lunch. Continue horse riding up the valley. Dinner and night is organized in tents.
Day 3: We will have horse riding tour to picturesque Djety Oguz valley. This road requires an advanced vehicle so we will use a Russian army truck. Also here you will hear a nice fairy tail that tells how the cliffs become to be broken heart and oxen. Next stage is horse riding tour up the Telety valley through fur tree forest. Lunch on the bank of the mountain river. After lunch continue horse riding tour by the valley floor to Telety pass foothills. Dinner. Overnight in tents.
Day 4: We will have horse riding tour over Telety pass (3800 m) with a fascinating view of highest peaks of Terskey Ala-Too. Lunch upon descent from the pass. Horse riding tour down to Karakol valley trough fur tree forest. It is a nice wooded canyon ending with a gorgeous peak Karakol (5218 m). Dinner and night is organized in tents near the Karakol river.
Day 5: This day is for horse riding tour to the upper grounds of Karakol valley where is small turquoise lake with Karakol peak on background make this spot very picturesque. Horse riding tour back to the camp and have lunch. Horse riding tour down the Karakol valley floor to the beginning of Alakol valley. Horse riding tour up the Alakol valley to "Sirota" camping site. "Sirota" is Russian for orphan. It was created some 15-20 years ago by enthusiastic Soviet trekkers and stills gives a home to travelers. Dinner and night is organized in tents.
Day 6: This day you will have horse riding tour up to Alake lake passing a nice cascade of small waterfalls. Alakol lake has one of the most beautiful landscapes of Terskei-Ala-Too. Lunch behind the pass. Short horse riding tour down of Kel-Dike valley and camp on the nice, green meadow. Free time. Dinner and night is organized in tents.
Day 7: We will have 3 hours horse riding tour down the Kel-Dike valley to Altyn-Arashan valley. "Altyn Arashan" is Kyrgyz for "golden springs" and famous with it's natural curative Sulfur hot springs. Before lunch guests may take hot baths in springs. Final dinner with horse riding team around fire. Night is organized in tents.
Day 8: This day is for horse riding tour along a good trail to the West Irdyk lake. Camp on the shore of the lake in the alpine zone. Night is organized in tents.
 Day 9: This day you will have short horse riding tour to West Irdyk lake. Lunch on the shore. Free time to explore the environs. Night is organized in tents.
Day 10: We will have horse riding tour over the small pass to Mokroe (wet) valley and then horse riding tour to the floor of Karakol valley. Lunch on the bank of mountain river. Horse riding tour up Kashka-Suu valley. Night is organized in tents.
Day 11: This day is for horse riding tour along Kashka-Suu river valley gradually gaining the height. Lunch. Continue horse riding up the valley to the foothills of Chong-Kok-Djar pass. Night is organized in  tents.
Day 12: This day is for horse riding tour over Chong-Kok-Djar pass (3500 m) to Altyn Arashan valley known for its curative sulphur hot springs. Lunch. Free time to explore the environs. Visit hot springs before dinner. Night is organized in tents.  
Day 13: This day is for driving to Karakol town by very spectacular mountain road. Switch army truck to comfortable aircon bus for a long day drive to Bishkek with a possible stop at Issyk-Kul lake for swimming. Lunch in a cafe on the way. Upon arrival accommodation in hotel or guest house. Short sightseeing or souvenir shopping. Dinner and night is organized in hotel or guest house.
Day 14: Transfer to the airport, fly home.