3 Days Horseback Ridding around the Lakes

A short horsetrek of 2 days accross the Kungey Alatoo range

This horseback riding tour is a great for any level of rider and it has been specially created to show contrast between desert like landscapes to lush forest with green rolling hills.

3 DaysFamily toursKyrgyzstan

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                                Tamchy - Tamchy
One day rest and visit at Tamchy village
Tamchy - Tamchy

The village of Tamchy on the northeast shore of Lake Issyk Kul is the starting point to reach the Chong Kemin Natural Park. You will be welcomed for lunch in one of the guest houses managed by the CBT eco-tourist association of Tamchy. We will take time for a swim, to discover the making of felt mats and to participate in the making of the evening meal. If you leave the next day on foot or on horseback, your guide will explain the program for the next few days.

Lunch Dinner
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                                Tamchy - Kel-Kogur lake
Drive to the Chinese wall then horseride to the Kel-Kogur lake accross the Kel-Ter pass
Tamchy - Kel-Kogur lake

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the head of the trial where you will meet your horsemen and your horse.  The first big pass is the Kel-Ter pass at 3320m.  From this pass, you will be able to see the panoramic view of Lake Issyk-kul.  If the weather is nice you will be able to enjoy lunch at the pass and take many pictures of the area.  After lunch, you will be guided on horseback to Kogur Lake in the Chong Kemin National Park. Once you arrive in the lake you will be able to relax and possibly do a short hike around the lake. Accommodation in tents at 2460m.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
26 km
1350 m
890 m
                                Kel-Kogur lake - Chong Kemin
Horsebackriding day through forest of the Chong Kemin National Park till first villages
Kel-Kogur lake - Chong Kemin

After breakfast, we will load our horse caravan and you will be guided down to the Chong Kemin valley. There will be many small passes that you will cross along the day, pastures and forests, before you will reach the river Chong Kemin. We continue our ride, and approach the first villages of the valley. Once you arrie in the village of Karol Doeboe you will be ablre to enjoy a musical evening with our hosts.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
25 km
700 m
1600 m

Very good organization thank you Fabien serious and professional mountain guides thank you Lidia and Stas .t res nice itineraries and warm welcome in the yurts and guest houses thank you to Albina and Miralan and to nouiella and her parents.


Alex Johnson is a tour guide par excellence, especially for English-speaking visitors. He is very knowledable about Kyrgyzstan, considerate, flexible, and a born problem-solver. Combined with his detailed knowledge of off-the-beaten-path sights and wonders plus his many friendships with locals everywhere, a traveler cannot go wrong picking Alex as a companion. I know because we toured the mountains together for two weeks of glorious fun

Christian W. Dame


What is included

  • All transportation in a private vehicle

  • All airport transfers

  • Accommodation as described in the program

  • Meals (3 per day)

  • Bottled water (when possible) & tea

  • English-speaking trekking guide

  • Horses with local saddles

  • Pack horses with saddle bags & horsemen

  • Camping & cooking equipment (tents, mats, gas, stove, etc)

  • All the activities listed in the program

  • Entry fees at national parks and/or border zones listed in the program

  • Entry fees at museums and historical sites listed in the program

  • Domestic flights mentioned in the program

  • A contribution to our sustainable development projects

  • Organisation of the trip & local taxes

What is not included

  • International flights

  • International banking fees (PayPal, ...)

  • Travel & repatriation insurance

  • Visas / LOI (if applicable)

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Personal equipment (sleeping bag, headlight, personal medication, etc)

  • Additional costs due to unexpected personal events (health, loss of luggage, ...)

  • Tips for guide & driver (always optional, always appreciated)

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Ecotourism projects

Through various ecotourism projects and initiatives, Nomad's Land aims to increase awareness of ecotourism and responsible travel, for a sustainable development of the tourism sector.
29 November 2023 Eco Projects

Trainings for tourist facilities of Zheti Oguz district 2023

On November 25-26, 2023 trainings were held in Kyzyl Suu for our owners of homestays and yurt camp from whole district Jeti Oguz

The main objective was to increase the potential of the district's tourist facilities in order to ensure the criteria of sustainable tourism and promotion of the region. 

Ayana Zholdoshbek

29 May 2023 Eco Projects

Teskei Geopark in Issyk Kul region

By working together, Nomad's Land and Geopark Teskei can create a synergistic relationship that promotes sustainable tourism, conserves natural and cultural heritage, and benefits both the local communities and visitors. This collaboration allows for a responsible and enriching tourism experience while supporting the long-term preservation of the Geopark's unique features.

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Samuel Maret

3 March 2023 Eco Projects

Destination Jeti Oguz

The new Jeti Oguz District Tourism Association was created on 2nd of March 2023 with the support of Nomad's Land Ecotourism Development Company and the Mountain Cluster Association of Kyrgyzstan.

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Samuel Maret