Horseback tour in Alay valley around Osh city 3 days

 Title: Rolling hills

Category: horseback

Duration:  3d / 2n

Distance:  32 km

Max elevation: 3150 m

Min elevation: 1686 m

Total Gain/Loss: 2111m + / 2834m -

Season: April – October

 

Starting Point: N40° 14.702' E73° 19.154'

 DESCRIPTION: Camp with Kyrgyz families who spend their summers tending and protecting their herds of sheep.  Follow ancient trails as you move from jailoo to jailoo. As you approach the summit of Kumbell Pass, the air becomes cold and fresh. At the top, you are rewarded with a breathtaking view of the sweeping expanse of the Alay valley.

ITINERARY:  Osh city – Kum Bell Pass 3150 m – Saryoi summer camp –Airybell Pass 3000 m – Tepshi summer camp - Osh city

Day 1. Osh city –Chyyrchyck Pass 2400 m – Kumbell Pass 3150 m - Saryoi summer camp, 5-6 hours

Departure from Osh city. One hour drive on the Pamir Highway takes you to the Chyyrchyck Pass where you start riding. Ride three hours to get to the Kum Bell pass. On the way you can see shepherds busy with making bread and milking mares. Have lunch at the top of the pass.  Enjoy the stunning beauty of great Alay valley. Ride down the pass among dense junipers, 3 hours. Arrive at locals’ camp and be accommodated in your yurt. Participate in shepherds’ life. Help your host to milk cows and make kymyz, fermented and slightly alcoholic mare’s milk. Overnight and dinner are in a shepherd’s yurt.

Day 2. Airybll Pass 3000 m - down to Tepshi summer camp, 5 – 6 hours

Breakfast. Head up to the breathtaking Aiyrybell pass through ancient trails, 4 hours. Crossing the small streams and walking among bushes make it special. Lunch at the top. Ride down the summer camp Tepshi, 1 hour. Overnight and dinner in tents.

Day 3. Tepshi summer camp - Karabulak village - down to Osh city, 4-5 hours

Breakfast. Ride down to the main road, 3 hours. Enjoy riding down through the yurts of nomads and experiencing the Kyrgyz life in these gorgeous mountains around Karabulak village. Meet your driver to return to Osh city, 1 hour.  

Price of the tour in USD: 

Tourists

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Price per person

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180

Included:

private transport from/to Osh

dinner + B&B at shepherd’s yurts on day 1

meals on day 2 &3

guide

horses

horseman

Not included: mineral waters, alcoholic drinks, medicine

Number of days: 3
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: alcoholic drinks, mineral water, medicine
What to bring: Requirements: Trekking boots, waterproof clothes, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
Transport: Horse/Camel
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
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Languages:
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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.