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Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 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 

In Kyrgyz language there is a saying "Horses are men's wings". During the great period of time horses played a very important part in the life of nomads, because it was almost impossible to survive without a horse in mountainous country.This tour includes horse riding along the Great Silk Road's picturesque parts. While following your tour program, you will get an acquaintance with Kyrgyz customs and culture; try the traditional drink Kumis (mare's milk) and some particular Kyrgyz dishes. 

Tour summary:  

Day 1: Bishkek - Issyk Kul Lake
You will be met by your guide in the Manas Airport and accompanied to Bishkek. The drive till the city centre takes half an hour. Upon arrival in Bishkek you will have a breakfast. This day includes transfer (200 km) to the Issyk Kul Heavenly Lake (1608m.above sea level), that is the biggest lake on the territory of Kyrgyz Republic and the second largest alpine lake in the world. Issyk - Kul is very often also called "the pearl of Central Asia". On the way to Issyk - Kul, we will visit the Burana Historical complex to see the minaret that was constructed in the 11th century and the cemetery of Ballbals (stone warriors) that refer to the Turkic period. After having lunch, we continue our way to the lake through the Boom gorge. We will stop on the northern shore of the lake in the Hotel to have a rest. This day you can lie on the warm sand or swim in the lake, which possesses curative qualities. Your dinner will be served at 7 p.m.  

Day 2: Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol
We start our day with a breakfast at 8 o'clock in the morning. After breakfast you have free time to swim in the lake. At 12 p. m. we will start our trip to Karakol city - the cultural and administrative center of Issik - Kul region. The distance till Karakol is 200 km. En route, we will make a short stop to give you the opportunity to visit the local museum and ancient stone inscriptions of Cholpon - Ata (dating back to 800 B.C.). You will have a 2nd stop during this trip during which you can enjoy your lunch in a relaxed atmosphere. You will be able to enjoy the all beauty of the lake during another break, where you go on a one hour cruise on a steam boat. Then you will be transferred to Karakol city. We will go to Karakol city along the northern shore of the sparkling pearl of Central Asia. The Kyrgyz national dinner will be in a restaurant at 8 o'clock. Also for additional price you can have a folklore show there. Night in a Guesthouse.  

Day 3: Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley
Breakfast will be served at 8 o'clock. This morning will be entirely dedicated to 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. You will see also the wooden Orthodox Church, which construction refers to the end of the 19th century. Soon after, you will visit the memorial complex of M.V. Prejvalsky, one of the world's greatest explorers. Prjevalsky biggest success was the great Taklamakan desert crossing and the discovery of more than 4000 animals, including the Horse that was later named after the explorer. We will end the City Tour with a traditional lunch and at 1 p.m. we will leave Karakol and start our trip (70 km) to the impressive Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley. En route, you will see spectacular views of red mountains, but before we will visit the thermal mineral springs in Jeli Suu Village, where you will have an opportunity to take a bath. Later on, it will be a horseback riding tour to the Chong Kyzyl Suu Physical and Geographical station for 1 hour.  On the way we will se the yurts of the Kyrgyz nomads. A yurta is an original nomad's dwelling. It is made of a wooden skeleton that is covered by felt. This is a collapsible dwelling that is built without nails. Your dinner and overnight stay will be in yurts.  

Day 4: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Chong Kyzyl Suu (6h)
After delicious breakfast, at 9 a.m. we will leave the camp and start our horseback riding tour to the Ashu Tor pass, which highest point is 2800 m. a. s. l. With a bit of luck you might see mountain goats.  After having lunch we will have an ascent on horses to the astonishing mountain lake, which is replenished with melt water from the glacier. After enjoying the spectacular view of the mountain lake we come back to the Station. At 8 p.m. dinner is served. You will spend this night in yurt camp.  

Day 5: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Kishi Kyzyl Suu
After early breakfast at 7 a.m., you will star our (6h) adventure to ride to the valley of Kishi Kyzyl Suu (lunch on the way) - it is a stunning ravine that you will certainly like. At 7 p.m. we will arrive in Kishi Kyzyl Village, where you will have half an hour time to settle in your tents, after that traditional dinner will be served.  

Day 6: Kishi Kyzyl Suu village - Jumakuchak
We continue our horseback riding tour after breakfast from the Valley of  Kishi Kyzyl Suu to Jumakuchak via the small Jumalai pass, where we will have a picnic. This ride takes 6 hours. You will have a chance to explore its virgin nature on your own. There is a dazzling view on the surface of Issyk-Kul Lake. Overnight is in Jumakuchak in tents among nomadic yurts of the Kyrgyz people. Dinner is served at 7 p.m.  

Day 7: Jumakuchak - Kok Terek village
We start our day with  breakfast at 8 o'clock. Atherwards, you will mount your horse to take the ride to Kok Terek Village from Jumakuchak (6h). On the way, you will visit the red cave that is called "500 rams" and a pictorial mountain cascade. The waterfall is situated not far from hot springs (40 degrees Celsius) that are also possible to visit if you wish. You will have your lunch nearby cascade.  We continue our way to Kok Terek village after having a rest. Our dinner and overnight will be in a guesthouse.  

Day 8: Kok Terek - Bishkek
You will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock after packing your backpacks. Transfer to Bishkek city by vehicle along the southern shore of  Issyk-Kul Lake.  The distance from Kok Terek Village to Bishkek is 380 km. You will arrive in Bishkek approximately at 7 - 7:30 p.m. In the hotel you will have time for yourself. At 8 o'clock you will be picked up from the hotel to have a farewell dinner in a café.  

Day 9: Bishkek - Europe
Breakfast will be served in the hotel at 8 o'clock. The part of this day will be dedicated to a guided Bishkek city tour. This tour includes the visiting of the Ala-Too Central Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the Historical Museum of Kyrgyzstan, National philharmonic, Osh Bazaar, Art Gallery and many other interesting places and monuments. You will have lunch at 2 p.m. The rest of this day is at your own disposal. Transfer from the hotel to the airport. 

 

There is also a list of other horse riding tours:

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 1

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Horse riding 

Duration: 9 days
Places to visit: 

In Kyrgyz language there is a saying "Horses are men's wings". During the great period of time horses played a very important part in the life of nomads, because it was almost impossible to survive without a horse in mountainous country. This tour includes horse riding along the Great Silk Road's picturesque parts. While following your tour program, you will get an acquaintance with Kyrgyz customs and culture; try the traditional drink Kumis(mare's milk) and some particular Kyrgyz dishes. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 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 
There is a great chance to feel the freedom of mind if you are tired from civilization.  During your horse riding tour you will take pleasure in mountainous Kyrgyzstan untouched nature and visit lakes and waterfalls with pure sparkling water. While staying in Kyrgyzstan you will find out about Kyrgyz culture and customs. The Kyrgyz managed to keep all traditions till now days being nomads for many years. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 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

During this adventure you will ride a horse in the remote places that are hidden from other people. You will ride it as if you are in the past time... The Kyrgyz nomads always considered horses as a praised possession. There are many traditions and customs in the Kyrgyz culture that are joined with horses. Almost all traditional Kyrgyz games are on the horse backs. It was impossible to live in the mountains without it. The feeling of riding a horse in the mountains is wonderful. You start to feel the taste of life and you understand - the best masterpiece in the world is the Mother Nature! Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 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 particularly popular among tourists and travelers who arrive in Kyrgyzstan. We have many places in Kyrgyz Republic with wild nature to have a remarkable horse riding tour. You will enjoy the astonishing mountain sceneries and will get a lot of good impressions and unforgettable experience. This horse riding tour concludes hidden places of Kyrgyzstan that you can visit while riding a horse. Even now you can still meet some nomads who spend summer months on the mountain meadows with their cattle! It is a good chance to get acquainted with local people and to know more about their life style. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 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  

We want to present you this tour if you like horse riding. For the duration of this tour you will ride a horse in diverse famous gorges of Kyrgyzstan that are so popular among travelers. Moreover you will visit the heavenly lakes and it is a great possibility to live so far from civilization among nomads in particularly splendid places. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 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 
Come to Kyrgyzstan and enjoy your vacations! 

We would like to present you a horse riding tour. Kyrgyzstan is well-known for its gorgeous mountains, nomads and horses. We recommend you to join them and to have a remarkable horse riding tour. You will ride a horse in the Mountains of Tien Shan where it is still possible to come across the authentic nomads! For this tour period you will visit largest mountain Lake of Issyk Kul, you will have a opportunity to ride a horse in Terskey mountains (the northern shore of the lake Issyk - Kul), and you will sleep in nomadic abodes - yurts. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan horse ridingTour 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   Kyrgyzstan is criss - crossed by the mountain ridges and it is not easy to survive here without a horse that is why the best possession for nomad was a horse. This horse riding tour includes visiting of Issyk Kul Lake and horse back riding in our heavenly mountains. For many hours you will ride a horse in places with enchantingly beautiful wild nature. During this adventure you will feel complete freedom! Read the tour...