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Kyrgyzstan horse riding 3

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 3

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak - Kok Terek - Bishkek

Nomads have been appreciating horses for many centuries. They have got dozens of traditions and customs connected with them. Almost all national games are played on the back of horses. It has been impossible to live in the mountains without it. You also can ride a horse in the places where no people encountered. You will ride it as if you are in the past time... The feeling of riding a horse in the mountains is incomparable with anything. You start to feel the taste of nomad life and you understand - the best architecture in the world is the Mother Nature!


Tour summary:

Day 1: Bishkek - Karakol
As soon as you land at Manas International Airport you will be met by your guide and transferred to Bishkek city, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. It is going to take you only 30 minutes to get there after which you will be served a wonderful breakfast. Then you will be transferred to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake (200 km), the second biggest mountain lake with the visibility of 20 meters found at the altitude of 1608 m.a.s.l. For its striking beauty is also named as "the pearl of Central Asia". On our way, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret from the 11th century laid on one of the ancient cities on the Great Silk Road) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). Also you will have an opportunity to visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.), including the local museum. National dinner will be in a restaurant  at 8 p.m. Also for additional price you can have a folklore show there. Night in a Guesthouse.

Day 2: Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley
You are supposed to start the day with breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock. The entire morning is dedicated to a guided Karakol City Tour. The tour includes the visit of the Dungan mosque. One of its highlights is the fact that it is built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail. This will be followed by the visit of an old wooden Orthodox Church. Later, you will visit the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky, one of the world's greatest explores. His biggest achievements were the crossing of the great desert Taklamakan and the discovery of more than 4000 animals, including the Horse of Prejevalsky. We will end the City Tour with a traditional lunch and leave Karakol at 1 p.m. and start our way to impressive Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley (70 km). On the way, you will see red mountains in different shapes, just before we will visit the mineral sources of hot springs at Jeli Suu, where you will have the possibility to take a bath. Afterwards, a horseback riding tour to the Physical and Geographical station of Chong Kyzyl Suu is waiting for you (1 hour). Your dinner and overnight stay will be in yurts. A yurta is the most unique nomadic dwelling invented two thousands years ago and being used to these days. It is prepared of wooden skeleton that is covered by thick layers of felt and of circular shape.

Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Chong Kyzyl Suu (6h)
After a good breakfast, we will leave the camp at 9 am and start our horseback riding tour to the Ashu Tor pass (2800m). After your lunch you will have an ascent on horses to an amazing mountain lake, which finds its origin in a glacier. With a bit of luck you might see mountain goats. After enjoying the view of the mountain lake we come back to the station. Dinner will be prepared for 8 p.m. and the night is supposed to be spent in yurts.

Day 4: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Jumakuchak
After  agood breakfast we continue our horseback riding tour from the Kishi Kyzyl Suu valley to Jumakuchak (6h) via the small Jumalai pass, where we will have a picnic. There is a gorgeous sight of the surface of Issyk-Kul Lake. You will have a chance to explore its virgin nature on your own. Traditional dinner is served at 7 p.m. Overnight in Jumakuchak in tents among nomadic yurts of Kyrgyz people.

Day 5: Jumakuchak - Kok Terek village
You are supposed to start the day with breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock.  before you will mount your horse to take the ride from Jumakuchak to Kok Terek Village under the hoofs (6h). On the way you will come across the red cave that is called "500 rams" where you can also find a picturesque mountain waterfall. You will have your lunch at the bottom of the waterfall. The waterfall is situated not far from hot springs (40 degrees Celsius) that are also possible to visit if you wish. After having a rest we continue our way to Kok Terek village. Our dinner and overnight will be in a home stay.

Day 6: Kok Terek - Bishkek
You are supposed to start the day with breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek city by car along the southern shore of the famous Issyk-Kul Lake (380 km). You will arrive in Bishkek in a Hotel **** at around 8 pm, where you will have time for yourself until your pick up at 7 pm. Then you will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant.

Day 7: Bishkek - Europe

You are met by your guide at Hotel at pick up time to transfer you to the airport. Have a safe and pleasant trip home!



There is also a list of other horse riding tours:

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 1

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days
 
Places to visit:
Bishkek - Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak - Kok Terek - Bishkek 

A wise Kyrgyz proverb says "Horses are men's wings" and this way they expressed the significance of horses in the life of nomads. That is why it is more than difficult to imagine the life of nomads without them. To survive without a horse in our mountainous country is like to be a bird without wings. During this trip you will be riding a horse along the Great Silk Road like a nomad. At the same time you will get acquainted with Kyrgyz traditions, try the national drink Kumis (mare's milk) and delicious dishes. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 2

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 12 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Chong Kyzyl Suu -  pass Karatakia -  gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek

If you got tired of the noise of the hectic civilization you have to come to our country to feel a real freedom of mind. You will have a wonderful horse riding to enjoy untouched nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit numerous lakes with pure gleaming water. During the trip you will learn many interesting facts about Kyrgyz traditions and culture, because the Kyrgyz being nomads for many years managed to keep all traditions till now days. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 3

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak - Kok Terek - Bishkek

Nomads have been appreciating horses for many centuries. They have got dozens of traditions and customs connected with them. Almost all national games are played on the back of horses. It has been impossible to live in the mountains without it. You also can ride a horse in the places where no people encountered. You will ride it as if you are in the past time... The feeling of riding a horse in the mountains is incomparable with anything. You start to feel the taste of nomad life and you understand - the best architecture in the world is the Mother Nature! Read the tour...


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  

Horse riding tours are the most popular activities among tourists. Kyrgyzstan is a country of beautiful mountains, astonishing gorges, dazzling lakes and speedy rivers. And we have everything to make your trip in Kyrgyzstan the most remarkable. Moreover you have a great chance to get to know Kyrgyz people, about their traditions and customs, history and culture. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 5

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chong Kyzyl Suu - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

If you love horseback riding we are pleased to present you the following tour. During this tour you will ride a horse in different gorges of Kyrgyzstan that are so famous for their untouched natural beauty. Also you will visit our alpine lakes and it is a great chance for you to experience areal nomadic life in the heart of Tien- Shan Mountains. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 6

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan is a perfect country for horse back riding tours. In Kyrgyzstan we have everything to make your trip the most remarkable and unforgettable. You will be riding horses in the heart of Tien Shan Mountains where it is still possible to meet real nomads! During this tour you will visit our biggest mountain lake Issyk Kul and you will have a chance to ride a horse in Terskey mountains. Also you will sleep in nomadic dwellings yurts. Come to Kyrgyzstan and enjoy your holidays! Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 7

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek

To survive in a mountainous country like our Kyrgyzstan has been very difficult in previous times. That is the reason why horses played a significant role in the life of nomadse. This horse riding tour will include the best highlights of Kyrgyzstan including the Issyk- Kul lake. You will ride a horse for many hours in places with wild nature where you are going to feel a complete freedom there. Read the tour...



There is also a list of other horse riding tours:

Kyrgyzstan horse riding
: Tour 01

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 18 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 02

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 18 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 03

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 14 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 04

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 12 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 05

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 25 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 06

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 27 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 07

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 29 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 08

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 10 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 09

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 10 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 10

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 11

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 11 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 12

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 13

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 14

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding

Duration: 9 days