Horseback riding tour Son-Kul Lake, 6 days

Horseback riding tour Son-Kul Lake, 6 days

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6 Days

Horseback riding tour Son-Kul Lake, 6 days

6 Days Starting and ending in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Visiting:

Bishkek

,

Kochkor

,

Song-Kul

Tour operator:

Nomads Yurt

Physical rating:

Medium

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, HalalMeat

Trip Styles:

Tour code:

19

Group size:

2 - 12

Age range:

14-60

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

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Tour Overview

Day 1 – Arrival, Bishkek-Kochkor Landing in Bishkek, breakfast, and transfer to Kochkor village. There we will visit the local felt factory, and we will help them to make felt carpet, hear their stories, interact with local people and have dinner with them. Accommodation: Homestay, family running guesthouse, BLD Day 2 – Kochkor – Kilemche – Jaman Echki (5-6 hours horse riding) Early breakfast and we will drive to Jumgal valley, to the starting point of the horse ride below the Kyzart pass. We will meet the horsemen with prepared horses. Cross Kyzyl-Kiya jailoo, continue over the Chaar-Archa Pass (3 061 m) to the Chaar-Archa Valley, and we will have lunch at Kilemche jailoo, with views of 4400 m high Baba-Ata Mountain.. After lunch, we will continue through Jalgyz Karagai pass (3400 m), over the Song-Kol Mountains. Accommodation: Yurt Camp in Son-Kul Lake (4 people in one yurt), BLD Day 3 – Jaman Echki – Tulpar Tash (4-6 hours horse riding) After breakfast in the yurt, we will continue our tour on horseback to the south side of the lake. Lunch will be a picnic served in the middle of the beautiful nature. We will arrive at the Silk Road yurt camp in the evening. Accommodation: Yurt Camp in Son-Kul Lake (4 people in one yurt), BLD Day 4 – Tulpar-Tash – Tulga-Tash (4-6 hours horse riding) After breakfast in the yurt, we will continue our equestrian tour and explore stone circles on the southern shore of Son-Kul Lake. “Tash-Tulga” or “Tulga-Tash” means heart, built of stones. In the archaeological literature, they are called “eight-stone memorial fences”. They date back to the 1st century BC. Accommodation: Yurt Camp in Son-Kul Lake (4 people in one yurt), BLD Day 5 – Son-Kul Lake – Bishkek (300 km drive) After breakfast with a local family, we will say goodbye to our hosts and return to Bishkek. Along the way, we will visit the Tower of Burana minaret, preserved from the times of the ancient city Balasagyn (XI – XIII centuries). There we will also visit the exhibition museum of the Dungan tradition with a local family, where we will also enjoy a delicious lunch. Upon arrival in Bishkek, we will get settled at the hotel. Then we will begin our tour where will visit the central part of Bishkek, parks, get acquainted with amazing places in the city, and have dinner in a restaurant serving national cuisine. Accommodation: Hotel in Bishkek, BLD Day 6 – Bishkek – Manas Airport End of the tour. So, early in the morning, you will be picked up and brought to the airport for your flight home, having gained wonderful and lasting impressions from what you have seen and experienced. Price includes: Double accommodation Meals: full board(6 breakfast, 5 lunch, 5 dinners) Transport English-speaking guide except for last day Groomsman during the horse tour Entrance fees to the Burana Tower Felt carpet making show Mineral water Price excludes: Visa Personal Spendings Single supplement Early check-in and late check-out Flight tickets; Horse rental fee Personal insurance

Highlights

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    Horse Riding at Son Kul Lake, overnight at yurt camp, nomadic life style, eco tour, felt carpet making procedure

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Arrival, Bishkek-Kochkor

Location:

  Bishkek, Kochkor


Accommodation:

  Homestay, Homestay


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Landing in Bishkek, breakfast, and transfer to Kochkor village. There we will visit the local felt factory and we will help them to make felt carpet, hear their stories, interact with local people and have dinner with them.

Accommodation: Homestay, family running guesthouse,

icon Day 2 : Kochkor – Kilemche – Jaman Echki (5-6 hours horse riding)

Location:

  Kochkor, Song-Kul


Accommodation:

  Camp


Accommodation Name:

  Yurt camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Early breakfast and we will drive to Jumgal valley, to the starting point of the horse ride below the Kyzart pass. We will meet the horsemen with prepared horses. Cross Kyzyl-Kiya jailoo, continue over the Chaar-Archa Pass (3 061 m) to the Chaar-Archa Valley and we will have lunch at Kilemche jailoo, with views of 4400 m high Baba-Ata Mountain..
After lunch, we will continue through Jalgyz Karagai pass (3400 m), over the Song-Kol Mountains.

icon Day 3 : Jaman Echki – Tulpar Tash (4-6 hours horse riding)

Location:

  Song-Kul


Accommodation:

  Camp


Accommodation Name:

  Yurt camp(4 people in one yurt camp)


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


After breakfast in the yurt, we will continue our tour on horseback to the south side of the lake. Lunch will be a picnic served in the middle of the beautiful nature. We will arrive at the Silk Road yurt camp in the evening.

icon Day 4 : Tulpar-Tash – Tulga-Tash (4-6 hours horse riding)

Location:

  Song-Kul


Accommodation:

  Camp


Accommodation Name:

  Yurt camp(4 people in one yurt camp)


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


After breakfast in the yurt, we will continue our equestrian tour and explore stone circles on the southern shore of Son-Kul Lake. “Tash-Tulga” or “Tulga-Tash” means heart, built of stones. In the archaeological literature, they are called “eight-stone memorial fences”. They date back to the 1st century BC.

icon Day 5 : Son-Kul Lake – Bishkek (300 km drive)

Location:

  Song-Kul, Bishkek


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


After breakfast with a local family, we will say goodbye to our hosts and return to Bishkek. Along the way, we will visit the Tower of Burana minaret, preserved from the times of the ancient city Balasagyn (XI – XIII centuries). There we will also visit the exhibition museum of the Dungan tradition with a local family, where we will also enjoy a delicious lunch. Upon arrival in Bishkek, we will get settled at the hotel. Then we will begin our tour where will visit the central part of Bishkek, parks, get acquainted with amazing places in the city, and have dinner in a restaurant serving national cuisine.

icon Day 6 : Bishkek – Manas Airport

Location:

  Manas International Airport


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


End of the tour. So, early in the morning, you will be picked up and brought to the airport for your flight home, having gained wonderful and lasting impressions from what you have seen and experienced.

What's Included

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    1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

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    Accommodation

    3 nights at yurt camps (4 pax accommodation) 1 night double accommodation at hotel in Bishkek 1 night homestay

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

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    Entrance Fees

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    Fully Guided

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    Meals – Full Board

    6 breakfast, 5 lunch, 5 dinners

What's Not Included

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    Country Entry Visas

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    Tipping and Gratuities

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    Horse rental fee

    Horse riding fee is going to be paid to horse supplier directly due to insurance limit

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Are all entrance fees included in the price?

Entrance fees are included in the tour except horse rental fee

Is the tour coach air conditioned?

yes

Are vaccinations required for this tour?

For entry to Kyrgyzstan, you need to have or vaccination or negative PCR test

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

Airport transfers are included in the tour

Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

In Bishkek and in Kochkor, there is high speed w-fi. at yurt camps no internet

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    yes

    Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    no

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    Up to 30 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 15 days before tour starts: 50% of tour cost.

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Horseback riding tour Son-Kul Lake, 6 days

6 Days Starting and ending in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Visiting:

Bishkek

,

Kochkor

,

Song-Kul

Tour operator:

Nomads Yurt

Physical rating:

Medium

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, HalalMeat

Trip Styles:

Tour code:

19

Group size:

2 - 12

Age range:

14-60

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

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