Erkaiym

WELCOME TO KYRGYZSTAN, TO THE MOST UNEXPLORED PLACE IN THE WORLD!

Hello, dear friend! 

I'm Erkaiym. I was born in Kyrgyzstan and I'm a Kyrgyz girl. My roots are from Naryn and Issyk-Kul regions.

After graduating university in Bishkek (is a capital of Kyrgyzstan), where my specialty was an English teacher, first i was teaching children and student English. Further, when I had the experience to work with tourists, I really did like to be a tour guide. 

I can speak Kyrgyz, Russian and English languages fluently. It is very exciting when you become eyes, ears of guests to show all colorful life and nature of Kyrgyzstan. I would like to note that since I am a Kyrgyz girl whose parents are also Kyrgyz, I am able to tell you about Kyrgyz people from inside and to show the best places in Kyrgyzstan, as well.  I am proud of being a Kyrgyz and being born in Kyrgyzstan. So, when i tell about Kyrgyz people, i tell about our people proudly. As my friends say, I have a good sense of humor, so your tour will be not only interesting but also funny. My position is to be sincere, friendly and do any work with the bottom of my heart. I believe that if I do my work with the bottom of my heart, then my guest will feel it and he/she will be happy. So, if my guest is happy then I'm happy doubly! I work with my friends and corporate with friendly and nice Kyrgyz families.

Types of tours: individual tour, horseriding, culture tour, hunting tour, trekking, shopping tour, experience with nomad Kyrgyz family

Types of shows: Kök-Börü Kyrgyz National Game,  Eagle Hunting Show, Kyrgyz Carpet Making Show, Kyrgyz Yurt Building Show, Folklore Performance,  Kyrgyz Games Show such as Chasing a girl, Kyrgyz Wrestling, Kyrgyz Wrestling on horseback, Pick up coins and etc.

 

THE PRICE OF ALL TOURS ARE NOT FIXED, IT CAN BE CHANGED FOR LOWER PRICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE. 

 

 LET'S MAKE YOUR TOUR UNFORGETTABLE AND MEMORABLE FOR YOU, DEAR FRIEND! =)

 

My skills, interests, and hobbies: I'm good at horse riding and trekking. I'm good at telling traditions, customs of our Kyrgyz people. I also like to teach tourists Kyrgyz language and Kyrgyz dancing. I'm interested in psychology and reading books, especially, on self-development. Also, i like taking photos of nature, exploring new places in Kyrgyzstan, cycling, doing aerobics, making friends from all over the world.

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Services in: Kyrgyzstan

Role: Individual/Freelancer

Years of experience: 2

12 open listings

11 received reviews (100% positive, 11/11)

Nuria

It will be an amazing trip with Erkaiym!

I was travelling alone around Kyrgyzstan last September and I took a horse riding tour guided by Erkaiym. Before the tour she was so careful of asking me what exactly I want and try to adjust the price. We did a 3 days horse ride trek around Kol ukok lake and Son Kul lake. She provides that we can stay with the local people and know everything about their way of life because we can life with them. Erkayim translated everything they said and try to explain me the shepherd’s life, a thing that I really enjoy. She also was very helpful every moment asking me if I was ok and comfortable and if the activities that organise were the correct for me and if I enjoy it.

Erkaiym is a very vitality person and so friendly. She becomes my friend and helps me after the tour too, when I had to go to the dentist by an urgency in Bixkek!

I recommend so much her as a tourist guide!!

Nuria about listing Kol ukok lake and son kul 9 days ago.
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Jenni

This was my second trip with Erkaiym and it was brilliant! I was so happy to see Erkaiym again, and with very little input from me, she had organised the most incredible trip and was exactly what I wanted to do. Erkaiym also helped me book an internal flight to save me travel time which wasn’t part of her tour, but that’s just Erkaiym - happy to help visitors anyway she can. I always felt safe with Erkaiym and our driver, Melis, and they were both great fun. There was one day that I asked to change plans and they came up with a visit to a local festival (amazing!!) as the alternative. I have to say the Kök-Börü game was an absolute highlight and better than I could imagine..all thanks to Erkaiym. Other standouts were horse riding in the snow, homestays with Erkaiym and Melis’ lovely families, and Erkaiym’s passion for all things Kyrgyzstan! It was such a great trip, I’m bringing friends back for another visit..in summer!

Jenni about listing Custom Kyrgyzstan tour 29 days ago.
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Jenni

Erkaiym was an absolute delight! I booked this tour at the last minute and Erkaiym set a great itinerary. Her knowledge of Bishkek was fantastic and we stopped at a lovely restaurant for lunch. In addition to the planned itinerary Erkaiym also included a visit to Osh Bazaar and dropped me back at my hotel. I really enjoyed chatting with Erkaiym and sharing stories about our countries. Terrific guide..thank you for such a wonderful day!

Jenni about listing Bishkek day tour 2 months ago.
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Tamara

Erkayim arranged everything as she said she would. She was always answering me when I had questions on forehand and things went smoothly while I was there. We had fun talking and going to the Nomad Games. I would recommend the personal and lovely Erkayim to everyone. She'll make sure you can do and see the things you'd want to.

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Kerstin

Erkaiym is a very well organized, caring and edicated guide. I traveld alone and she was a funny and open-minded companion. I had the most amazing time with her and could exoerience the real Kyrgystan. Thanks to her, it is one of my best vacations ever!

Kerstin about listing Horse Ride 3 months ago.
Mohamed

Erkaiym was great, everything went very well and she was helpful in adapting the schedule, organizing last minute request and just being awesome. We really packed our 4 days trip and wanted to avoid the tourist traps and Erkaiym helped us doing that. In sung kool we were received by the lovliest couple uluk and ayzjamal and their cute son Ali. It was a truly great experience. Erkaiym is also quite the professional photographer she loves immortalizing the moment and she is very talented in taking great poses!

I would highly recommend Erkaiym to anyone visiting Kyrgyzstan! Rahmat Erkayim!

Mohamed about listing 3 days tour Bishkek ala-archa sun-kul 4 months ago.
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Thomas

Erkaiym organized a wonderful two day tour for us to Son-Kol lake. She is very welcoming and energetic, and made sure we were having a fun time at every moment. She’s also a lovely and trustworthy person, so we really enjoyed spending time with her during the trip. Very lucky to have found her!

Thomas about listing Tour to Son Kol Lake 4 months ago.
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Asuka

The tour with Erkaiym was one of the best experience I ever had! It was really a right choice to choose her as a guide for our 4 days tour. She was so caring from the beginning when I started to talk with her with emails. I was first worried my high altitude sickness I might have in a mountain so I asked about this matter. She thought as my side and answered all my questions very quickly with detailed information. She even created easy level plan for us.

During the tour, I was so happy because two of my dreams came true.

One was to ride a house with my own control! And the second was to see the sky with full of stars and Milky Way! When I was able to attain these goals, she looked more happy than I do! She is such a nice person to be with.

She was always with us with a lot of care during our tour. The last day of the tour, she always watched us riding hoses and made sure we were safe.

Also when we are heading back to Bishkek I become a bit sick from high mountain, she helped me which products I should buy at the supermarket checking ingredients of packages so I can become better soon.

She introduced us her family and it was a nice moment too. She has such a nice family and I like them all.

The last surprise was as we arrived at the airport, we received a phone call from her saying if everything ok chatching our flight! I felt so safe and comfortable with her during my stay in Kirgistan!

Over all, I am 120% happy with her service and I hope you will also experience really good time with her! I think she will never fail your expectations.

Asuka about listing 3 day horse riding in song kul 4 months ago.
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Davy

Erkaiym showed me a wonderful time during the trip. The place has splendid view of lake and snow mountains. It is a nice break to spend the time just to do some walking, reading, horseback riding and swimming: - ) The yuk owner family are very nice people, nothing but best wishes to them!

Davy about listing 2 OR 3 DAY TOUR IN SONG-KUL LAKE 5 months ago.
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Erik

Erkaym was really friendly and professional. She could tell a lot about the kirgiz culture and about the highlights in this country. Furthermore, we made a lot of stops to make pictures, because the landscape on the way to song kol lake is really beautiful as well, and it was nice that we got the time to take it all in. The tour itself was really well arranged and we would love to come back to Kirgizstan and do more tours with Erkaym.

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