Frozen waterfalls and to the signs of Issyk Kul

4 Days
Horseback Riding

Kyrgyzstan

A winter horse back riding experience at Issyk Kul lake.

A all year around program done specially for the winter time and for photographing icy waterfall of the Jeti Oguz region. 

Some regional options : day visit the red canyon of Kyzyl Djar, the geo-physical station of Chong Kyzyl Suu, horseride day to the Kyzyl Suu beach, visit of Orgotchor historical museum

Program

Sagimbay Bokonbaeva birds of prey

D 1 / Drive to Bokonbaeva

Transfer Bishkek - Bokonbaeva. 280km

The road takes up the valley of Chuy, to arrive at the lake Issyk Kul, the 2nd biggest mountain's lake to the world after Titicaca. The road passes by the south bank of the lake Issyk Kul, very authentic and surprising landscapes between forests and desert. Installation at the inhabitant in Bokonbaeva or under yurt by the lake.

Options: rafting in the river of Chuy or Chong Kemin, visit of the ancient cities: Ak-Beshim, Navekat or Burana; trek of 3 hours in the canyon of Konorchek (Kyzyl Terek); meeting with a hunter provided with an eagle; visit of the producers of yurts of the village of Kyzyl Tuu.

Issyk Kul lake

D 2 / Bokonbaeva - Kyzyl Suu village

Early in the morning, we will go along the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul. Stop at the cemetery Manjili Ata and religious center Alaam Ordo. Walk in the fairy tale canyon, walk to waterfall of Barskoon. Transfer to the village of Kyzyl Suu. Overnight at local residents.

Chong Kyzyl Suu Mountain Refuge

D 3 / Kyzyl Suu village - Jeti Oguz sanatorium

After breakfast, quick transfer to Ak-Tash, then horseback riding in the Chong Kyzyl-Suu valley. In winter, we see two frozen waterfalls. Picnic in the mountains or in the refuge of the Geo-physical station. After riding down, swimming in a warm pool. Then transfer to the village Jeti-Oguz. Night in guesthouse.

Oguz Bashi peak

D 4 / Jeti Oguz sanatorium - Bishkek

Early in the morning, we will go on horseback to a waterfall on the Bright Glade.  At the foot of the waterfall, we will leave the horses themselves will walk to the waterfall. After a picnic, we ride down to the sanatorium and transfer to Bishkek. Overnight in our guesthouse.

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Info

Include:
  • Organization of the stay
  • All transfers in vehicle incl. A / R airport
  • French speaking tour guide
  • Full board incl. drinking water
  • Accommodation described in the program
  • Carrying luggage during trekking and horse riding
  • Rent camping equipment (tents, mats, kitchen utensils)
  • All the visits indicated in the program
  • Entry fees at national parks or nature reserves
  • Entry fees at museums mentioned in the program
  • National or regional flights specified in the program
Non Include:
  • Insurance repatriation and CR insurance
  • International airfare and taxes
  • Alcohol or sweetened mineral water
  • Additional services not mentioned in the program
  • Staff costs and rental of personal equipment (ATV, sleeping bag, water bottle, flashlight, etc.)
  • Tips
  • Additional costs due to personal problems (health, loss of luggage, etc.)
Remarks:

Since July 27, 2012, the visa is not any more required for the persons of Swiss, EU, US, Canadian and Japanese nationalities (in total 44 new countries, for more information visit www.nomadsland.kg); passport should be with minimum of 6 months validity for period of 60 days maximum. Vaccination is not mandatory.

This is a draft program. It can be changed due to changes of flight schedules, safetely reasons, weather conditions and others imponderable or unforeseen conditions. Only our tour guide is authorized to take the necessary decisions. Prices are calculated daily and are subject to change in case of wide fluctuations in prices or exchange rates.

Though Kyrgyzstan evidenced caravans over 3000 years it is still a young developing country and infrastructure of villages is not at a very high level. Refusing hospitality might be offensive and in order to avoid misunderstanding one had better to read some guidebooks and other books about Kyrgyzstan before getting prepared to visit.

Hope to see you soon.


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