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Kyrgyzstan trekking 4

Mountainous country

Activity: Trekking tour

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek city - Karakol town - Mokraya Polyana - Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake - Karakol town - Kochkor village - Bishkek

Our company will help you to discover Kyrgyzstan, a unique country lying in the heart of the Tien-Shan Mountains Massif. It is a land of contrasts offering multitude of spectacular landscapes: wide steppes, green fields, sandy deserts, turquoise transparent lakes, snowy mountains, rapid rivers, an abundance of wild life with many rare and endangered species from snow leopards to yaks, historical and archeological places connected with the Great Silk Road and people preserving and revering traditions of their nomadic ancestors. All this makes Kyrgyzstan a pearl of Central Asia.



Day 1: Bishkek - Karakol (450 km - 8 h) (1 650 m. a. s. l.)

In the morning we will start our way to Karakol town which is situated in the eastern part of the Issyk-Kul Lake. On our way to Karakol, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret from the 11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). Then you will be transferred to the incredible Issyk-Kul Lake - the second largest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). The Lake is also called "the pearl of Central Asia". You will really enjoy the amazing view of the Tien Shan Mountains that surround the whole lake. Thanks to the salty water, Lake Issyk Kul possesses curative qualities and many thermal springs are situated around the lake. On the way, we will make a short break to give you the opportunity to visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). They were depicted by local tribes of Saks and Usuns that believed that Issyk Kul Lake was the center of the world. During transfer to Karakol town you will drive along the whole northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. Overnight is in a guesthouse "Elita" in Karakol.   
 
Day 2: Karakol - Mokraya Polyana glade - upper circus (2790 m a. s. l.)

In the morning we will visit 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. It was made of wood more than 100 years ago and even nowadays attracts a lot of visitors. Afterwards transfer to Karakol gorge. It is an amazing gorge that is situated at the heart of the Terskey Mountains. Here we can see Turkestan spruce trees that are widespread only in Kyrgyzstan. The height of the tree can be up to 18 meters and the diameter of its trunk - 1.5 meters. We will have hiking to the foot of the glade with the name « Mokraya Polyana » (7 h). Overnight is in tents on the altitude of 2790 meters. above sea level.
 
Day 3: Mokraya Polyana glade - Eastern Irdik Lake (3 200 m.asl)

In the morning we start our hiking to the eastern Irdik Lake (3200 m, 7 hours hiking). We will hike over Bokovoi pass (3300 m). During the hike you will see the variety of landscapes: steep cliffs and precipices, high rocks, green mountains; we will go through the juniper forest where a sick person starts to feel better. There we can see a wonderful and unforgettable sunset over the most beautiful peaks of Kungey Ala-Too mountain range: Fuchika (4010m), Morozov (3960m), 800 years of Moscow (3872m). Overnight is in tents.
 
Day 4: Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake (3 300 m. a. s. l.)

Today you spend 7 hour in hiking. On the way we will see a lot of edelweiss fields (the flowers of love) and pastures that are used by Kyrgyz nomads. We will see a lot of marmots at the altitude of 3650 m. On the way we will hike over Severnyi pass that is 3380 meters. above sea level. While hiking at these places you will forget about busy civilization and you can really relax enjoying the amazing views of our Mother Nature. Camping will be at the altitude of 3300 m. above sea level.  Overnight is in tents. 
 
Day 5: Western Irdik Lake - Karakol (1 650 m. a. s. l.)

The fith day we start with descent to Diychin valley (5h) where a lot of dungan people live. Dungans are Chinese Muslims that were prosecuted by the Chinese in the 19th century and fled to Kyrgyzstan. Today we will visit a Dungan family, and you will try traditional lagman soup. While hiking to the village it is possible sometimes to meet real nomadic families on the way. Every year they go to the mountains with their cattle and live in yurts. Yurts are collapsible nomadic dwellings that are made using only natural materials. Afterwards transfer to Karakol town (10 km - 25 min). Overnight is in "Elita" guesthouse 1650 meters asl.
 
Day 6: Karakol - Kochkor (280 km - 5 h, 1800 m. a. s. l.)

In the morning after a good sleep transfer to Kochkor. In Karakol we will visit a local bazaar and try national food, such as ashlyamfu and shashlyk made of beef or lamb. Then we will go to Kochkor village. On the way we will visit Djeti Oguz Mountains that are very popular because of their beauty and of course you will see the Broken Heart Mountain. Then while driving along the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake we will visit a private factory for producing yurts. Your lunch will be in Bokonbaevo village in Talgat's  House. He is a famous hunter with golden eagles. Hunting with golden eagle is very popular in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia and Talgat will tell us about this kind of hunting and in the afternoon we can do some photos of the birds.  Talgat will also tell us the way he trains his birds of prey. After arrival in Kochkor village we will find out about national traditions and customs. After it is traditional dinner in a yurt, and listening to a folk concert.  This night you will spend in a home of local family.
 
Day 7: Kochkor - Bishkek (210 km - 5 h)

Traditional Kyrgyz breakfast is beginning of the day. After breakfast we will drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek city. After arriving you will have some time to have a rest in your guesthouse and then will be the last dinner in national restaurant with national music. The last night you will spend in «Asia Mountains» guesthouse.



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