Winter Activities: Skiing, Horse riding, Eagle hunting
Enjoy the fascinating winter landscapes and experience kyrgyz culture!
D1. Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek (135km/2h)
Meeting at the airport. Drive to Bishkek. Accomodation in the hotel. Breakfast and rest after long flight. Visit of Osh bazaar. Drive to the national park Ala Archa. Open air picnic. Way back to Bishkek. City tour. Dinner in a restaurant. Night in the hotel.
D2. Bishkek - Chong Kemin (170km/ 3h)
After breakfast we will take the road to Chong Kemin valley. On the road we will visit Burana tower at the site of Balasagun, the capital of ancient Karakhanid state (10-11centures). Once we arrive at Karal Dobo village of Chong Kemin we will enjoy the horse sleigh. Dinner and overnight in Guest house.
D3. Karal Dobo.
Horse riding and sledging day. We will go to the nearby mountains on horseback. We will go up on horses and go down on the sleigh enjoying the fresh air.
D4. Chong Kemin - Bokonbaevo (180km/3h)
After breakfast we leave Chong Kemin valley and head to Issyk Kul valley. In Boom gorge we do trekking to red canyons of Konorchek (3hours). Lunch at the café in Boon gorge. Visit of Kyzyl Tuu village, the center of yurt makers, where you learn how to make yurts. Arrival in Bokonbaevo. Dinner and night in Guest house.
Eagle hunting day on horseback.
Today you will experience a kyrgyz traditional eagle hunting. We will meet eagle hunter and his golden eagle and go with them to nearby hills to hunt rabbits and foxes.
D6. Bokonbaevo - Karakol (160km/4h)
Today we head to Karakol. On the way we will visit Fairy Tale canyon, Barskoon waterfall and the famous Jeti Oguz canyon.
Arrival at Karakol. Dinner and night in the guesthouse.
D7. Karakol ski resort.
Today it is skiing day. We go to the best ski base of Kyrgyzstan, one of the Top 10 ski bases of ex-USSR countries, the highest ski base of Central Asia. At the altitude of 2300 to 3040m, it has 4lifts. You will enjoy the fresh air and great view from the top.
D8. Karakol - Bishkek (400km)
After visiting Doungan mosque and russian Orthodox cathedral in Karakol we head back to Bishkek via nothern lakeshore of Issyk Kul lake. Farewell dinner at a restaurant, night in hotel.
D9. Bishkek - Airport (40km/45min.)
After early breakfast I will transfer you to the airport. We say goodbye.
I hope you enjoyed you trip.
Price all inclusive:
3 pax - 700$
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