A day horseback tour in Alay valley around Osh city

Description: Discover the beauty of the Alai valley the way locals do on horseback.  Visit Kyrgyz families who spend their summers tending to and protecting their herds of sheep and horses.  Follow ancient trails as you move from jailoo to jailoo, while your surefooted horses find their way along wild river gorges. Summer is a time for fun. Join the cheers as the local people of Alay gather for popular horse riding games on Sundays.  People come from miles around to show off their riding skills and to drink locally produced kymyz (fermented horses’ milk).

Itinerary: Osh city – Chyyiyrchyck pass - Osh city

Departure from Osh city.  Drive on main road (M41) to the Chyiyrchyck Pass at 2400 m, 1 hour. Upon arrival you will see scattered yurts of nomads on both slopes of the pass. Meet your horses and ride through nice hills. Enjoy experiencing the traditional life of locals. Lunch in the mountains. Return to the starting point and take your transport back to Osh.

Time: 4 hours

Distance: 15 km in riding

Max Elevation: 2628 m

Min Elevation: 2258

Total Gain/Loss: 708m+ / 592m-

Months Possible: April – October

 

Best month: April - October

 

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Price per person

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Inlcuded: Shared taxi, horse, horseman with his horse, lunch of horseman

Not included: your lunch, other extra costs

Note: Horseman speaks only few words in English.You can customize your tour by taking private transport and english speaking guide. Please, contact us for the prices of customized tour then. 

 

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Bishkek City
Batken
Chuy
Jalal-Abad
Naryn
Osh
Talas
Issyk-kul
Osh City
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: your lunch, other extra costs
What to bring: Warm clothes if rains, lunch, winer water, trousers, shoes
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.