Kyrgyzstan trekking 3

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 3

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

What a nice place! This phrase is going to be you're the most active vocabulary during this trip. Great nomadic style trip, unforgettable experience! If you are tired of civilization there is a great chance to feel the freedom of mind. You will have a trekking tour to enjoy untouched nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit numerous lakes pure sparkling water. During the trip you will find out about Kyrgyz traditions and culture, because the Kyrgyz being nomads for many years managed to keep all their marvelous traditions and customs till these days.

Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley (170 km - 4 h)
Your guide meets you at Manas International Airport and accompany you to Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where you begin the day with a breakfast in Dungan (Chinese Muslims) guesthouse. If you arrive too early we offer you a nice room with comfortable beds and you will be able to take a shower. The half day is devoted to a guided Bishkek City Tour, including lunch. The tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and a few other places of interest. After transfer to Chon Kemin valley, on the way visiting the Burana Museum, a site of a medieval city of Balasagun, the capital of the Karahanid Kaganate, a Turkic dynasty of the 11 century.  Dinner and overnight is in Ashuu guesthouse.

 
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Tamga (150 km - 4 h)
After breakfast we will have time for a photo session to capture all the beauty of Chon Kemin Valley, large alpine valley. Here you will see Kyrgyz nomads with their yurts and sheep as it used to be thousand years ago among the Tian Shian Mountains, rapid rivers, pine trees. Before our departure to Tamga village, we will stop not far from Chon-Kemin in order to walk 2 hours in Konorchek labyrinths, where at the end of the gorge you will watch you a magic view where of red mountains. Then we will have a picnic there. Afterwards we continue our trip to Tamga village that is situated on the southern shore of Issik Kul lake, the second largest mountain lake in the world and the biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan. There is a sanatorium in Tamga where soviet astronauts rehabilitated and trained their skills. The altitude and typical weather was ideally fine for them. On the way to Tamga we will visit our famous Talgat - a hunter with golden eagles. He will tell us about his birds. After it we can take pictures of the eagles. As soon as we arrive  in Tamga village you can swim for  a while in the lake. Accommodation is in Askar guesthouse (1600m).

 

Day 3: Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass (3570 m) - Dugurotmo gorge (5 hours)
As soon as we are done withbreakfast we will head to Barskoon village, where we will visit the family manufactory of yurts. Here you will discover loads of incredible facts about these felt nomadic dwellings. Then we continue our way to Barskoon gorge, one of the most picturesque pleces in the enormous Terskey Ala Too. There is one of the uppermost waterfalls in Kyrgyzstan (alt. 2500 m) that is 60 meters high. We will see the stone of astronauts, where is a sign of first man in the space - Urii Gagarin.  From this place we start our trekking. We will have an climb to  Dunguromo pass (3100 m) passing through which we find ourselves in a picturesque valley Dunguromo. After a few kilometers down from the pass, we stop for the camping. Dinner will give us an opportunity to share with impressions of the first day. Night is in tents at the altitude of 2850 m.

 
Day 4: Dungurotmo gorge - Zauka Pass (3750 m) - Chokolu Lake (7 hours)
Today we rise up early around 7 a.m.. We have a « vertical » hike to the Chokolu Lake over Zauka Pass. It is a historical pass, the part of the great Silk Road. eminent travelers passed this place in the ancient time: Ella Mayart 1932, Semenov Tyanshyanskii 1856, the Chinese Muslims came from China 200 years ago.  The landscape is relatively flat, from vegetation prevails fine grass and moss, the climate is close to the tundra climate. Coming closer to the lake we will set up our camp for the night. Night is to be spentin tents at the altitude of 3800 m.

 
Day 5: Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass (3750 m) - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge
After breakfast we organize all our equipment and belongings and then immerse it all on the horse we will go further. We have to get back to the Zauka pass and after passing it we will come to the Dzhukuu valley. Then we go down the gorge about 20 km and reach the foot of the Ashu Kashka Suu gorge where we break camp for the night. On the way meeting with Kyrgyz nomad that  live here in summer time. Kyrgyz nomads are the most generous people in Central Asia. We will try Kyrgyz cheese there and if you want you can try Kyrgyz beer (fermented mare's milk). Dinner and overnight in tents at the altitude of 2770 m.

 
Day 6: Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass (3490 m) - Jukuchak gorge (7 hours)
Early in the morning we are to prepare all of our device and then we will trek up the gorge Ashu Kashka Suu. Reaching the foot of the pass, we will make a short halt for lunch and then we will have to climb to the Ashu Tor Pass (3490 m). After the pass we get into the Dzhukuchak gorge where is the termal mineral springs. Here we are given an opportunity to take a bath with hot mineral water which we all dreamed of for now 4 days of our trek. After good bath our guide will offer you a local beer but not Kyrgyz beer, this time is real Kyrgyz beer. Dinner and overnight is in tents at an altitude of 2500 m.

 

Day 7: Dzhukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass (2900 m) - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge
Right after the breakfast we head in the direction of Kichi Kyzyl Suu Valley. First we get the territory of Issyk Kul forestry that is located in the Dzhukuchak gorge. Further we shoul climb to the pass Orto Bulak (2900 m). Then we come to the Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge where we break our camp for the night. This place is legendary for its incredible beauty and striking views of mountains.  Dinner is accompanied with sharing impressions of the passed day. The night you will spend in tents at the altitude of 2300 m.

 
Day 8: Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu water warm springs
After a good breakfast we start our trek towards the picturesque valley named Chon-Kyzyl Suu. First we have to descend to the Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge through the territory of forestry. Then we will depart along the Djily Suu Mountains and finally we arrive in Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge. Here we enter the area of Ak Tash. Then we go up about three miles up to the warm mineral springs where we will again be able to take a warm bath and relax. The region is illustrious for its beauty: nomads incredible mountains make you feel above the whole world! Overnight is in tents at the altitude of 2150 m.

 
Day 9: Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Kok Dzhayyk Pass (2700 meters) - Jeti Oguz gorge
This is the last day of our trekking. After breakfast we will go in the direction of the Jeti Oguz gorge that is considered to be one of the most popular places to visit in our country. First, we went down to the place of Ak Tash, where we traverse the river Kyzyl Suu (Red River). Then we begin the ascent to the pass Kok  Dzhayyk. The road will pass through a little pine forest, which will impress you with its silence. It seems as if the whole world looks at you there.Following the forest we will have a look at the Jeti Oguz gorge which will impress you for sure. After a couple of kilometers we reach the yurt camp Kok Dzhayyk where we keep on for the night. Dinner and overnight are in yurts at the altitude of 2300 m.

 

Day 10: Jety Oguz gorge - Karakol (30 km - 1 h)
Following breakfast our journey will continue in the direction of the capital of Issik Kul region. Check-in hotel Elita**.  Today we will visit   Prjvalsky Memorial Complex, devoted to the famous Russian explorer of Central Asia . In order to understand the Kyrgyz life of the 19th century we will visit the Holy Trinity Cathedral  and the wooden mosque, made in the Chinese style.  In the evening we drive to Dyishin village, where we will have dinner with Chinese Muslims, here they are called Dungans. They came from Dunhuang, central China. Chinese Muslims came to Kyrgyzstan 200 years ago when it was a war between Chinese and not Chinese nationalities and religions. They are known for the best agriculture skills and national cuisine.  We will try different kinds of salads and of course national dungan bread. You are to come back to hotel after dinner.

 
Day 11: Karakol - Kochkor village (330 km - 6 h)
Early in the morning we move to the Kochkor village, where we can explore national traditions and customs, watch the process of making traditional Kyrgyz carpets and visit a handicraft museum. Also we will see and participate in the process of assembling a yurt, a traditional felt house of nomadic people. In the evening you will listen to the Folk-concert.  On the way to Kochkor village we will drive all along the north shore of Issyk Kul Lake - it means you will see the "pearl of Central Asia" form all sights! Dinner is served in a yurt and carpet-making show follows it. Overnight stay is in a guesthouse. 

 
Day 12: Kochkor - Bishkek
Transfer to Bishkek. Accommodation is in a guesthouse. Free time to go shopping or to go far a walk in the capital.

 
Day 13: Bishkek - Europe
Your guide will meet you at the hotel at the pick up time prearranged previously according to your flight details and accompany you to Manas International Airport

 

Here you can find out our other trekking tours:

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 1

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River - Kara  Korum Pass - Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village - Bishkek

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Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 2

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days 

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Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

What a nice place! This phrase is going to be you're the most active vocabulary during this trip. Great nomadic style trip, unforgettable experience! If you are tired of civilization there is a great chance to feel the freedom of mind. You will have a trekking tour to enjoy untouched nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit numerous lakes pure sparkling water. During the trip you will find out about Kyrgyz traditions and culture, because the Kyrgyz being nomads for many years managed to keep all their marvelous traditions and customs till these days. Read the tour...
 

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Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

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Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Jukku gorge - pass Jukku - Ak-Shirak - Gorge Ashu-Tor - Gorge Chon-Kyzyl-Suu - Bishkek

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Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days

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Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek

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