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Kyrgyzstan horse riding 3

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! 

Tour summary:  

Day 1: Bishkek - Karakol
Your guide will collect you from Manas International Airport and accompany you to Bishkek City. This drive takes 30 min. drive. In Bishkek city just after breakfast you will be transferred to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake. The distance from Biskek till Issik - Kul is 200 km. On our way, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret from the 11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors).  Issyk - Kul is the second largest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level) and the biggest lake in Kyrgyz Republic.  The Lake is also called "The treasure of Tien - Shan Mountains". In Cholpon - Ata you will also have an opportunity to visit ancient carvings on the boulders (dating back to 800 B.C.), including the local Issyk - Kul museum. At 8 p.m. national dinner will be served in a restaurant.  For additional price you can also have a folklore performance there. Overnight is in a Guesthouse.  

Day 2: Karakol - Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley
At 8 o'clock your breakfast will be served. We devote this morning entirely to a guided City Tour in Karakol. This city tour includes the visit of the visit of an old wooden Orthodox Church. This will be followed by the Dungan mosque. One of its highlights is the fact that it is built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail. Afterward, you will visit M.V. Prejvalsky museum. M. Prjevalsky was one of greatest explores of the world. His achievements were the of the great desert of Taklamakan crossing and more than 4000 animals discovery, including the horse of Prjevalsky. This city tour will be ended with a traditional lunch. We leave Karakol at 1 p.m. and start our (70 km) adventure to the extraordinary Chong Kyzyl Suu Valley. On the way, we will visit the mineral sources of hot springs at Jeli Suu, where you will have the possibility to take a bath. You will see red mountains that are differently shaped. Afterwards, one hour horseback riding tour to the Physical and Geographical station of Chong Kyzyl Suu is waiting for you.  En route we will see genuine Kyrgyz nomads, who spend summer months on the jailoo (pastures in the mountains) and their nomadic habitations - yurts. 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 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Ashu Tor - Chong Kyzyl Suu (6h)
At 9 a.m. after a strengthening breakfast, we will leave the yurt camp and start our horseback riding tour to 2800m. Ashu Tor Pass. While riding with a bit of luck you might see mountain goats. After your lunch you will have an ascent to an amazing mountain lake on the horses. This lake finds its origin in a glacier. After enjoying the view of the mountain lake we come back to the station. Night is in yurts. At 8 p.m. dinner is served.  

Day 4: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Jumakuchak
This day, after breakfast we continue our 6 hours riding tour from the Kishi Kyzyl Suu valley to Jumakuchak via the small Pass of Jumalai, where we will have a  stop for picnic. You will have a chance to explore its virgin nature on your own. From this place it is possible to observe gorgeous surface of Issyk-Kul Lake. Traditional dinner is served at 7 p.m. Night is in tents in Jumakuchak among the nomadic yurts of Kyrgyz people.  

Day 5: Jumakuchak - Kok Terek village
This day starts with 8 a.m. breakfast. Afterwards you will mount your horse to have the ride from Jumakuchak to Kok Terek Village for 6 hours. On the way you will come across the red cave that is called "500 rams". It is said that in olden times the nomads used this cave for their cattle. But some time later the part of the cave was destroyed by the earthquake. But even now it is possible to imagine the original size of this cave for 500 rams. There is also a picturesque mountain waterfall. You will have your lunch nearby. This waterfall is located not far away from the (40 degrees Celsius) hot springs, which we could visit if you wish. We continue our riding to Kok Terek Village after having a rest. Dinner. Overnight will be in a home stay.  

Day 6: Kok Terek - Bishkek
You will be served with breakfast at 8 o'clock after packing your backpacks. After breakfast we have return trip (380 km) to Bishkek city by car along Issyk-Kul Lake southern shore. In Bishkek we will arrive at around 8 pm. There you will be accommodated in the hotel where you will have time for yourself until your pick up at 7 o'clock in the evening. We will go to a restaurant have a farewell dinner.  

Day 7: Bishkek - Europe
Your guide will collect you from the hotel and transferred 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: 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. 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...