Trek & Travel in Kyrgyzstan - 10 Days Tour

Discover all the wonders of Kyrgyzstan and its nomadic culture during a ten day-trip and hike up to a glacier. We work exclusively to help locals, and to give you the best experience of the country. 

We accept groups from 1-5 tourists, if you are more please let us know and we will organize an extra car.

All of our programs can be modified according to your dates and wishes, just write to us! This tour is best from June to September; if you are coming at another moment we will make up a different program. 

Sergey, my husband, will be your guide. He's a professional alpinist born in Kyrgyzstan and has been working as a guide for several years. This tour is available in French, English and Russian.

DAY 1. Bishkek - Chon Kemin 

After your arrival at the airport, we drive to the peaceful, green valley of Chon Kemin, where we will spend the night in a very welcoming guest house isolated in the forest. On our way, we visit the ancient fortress of Burana, where you can see ruins of the Kaganat empire and petroglyphs. In Chon Kemin we will go hiking for 2-5 hours in the valley's forest and peaks. 

Activities:

 Visit of Burana

 Horseback riding

Night in a guest house.

 

DAY 2. Chon Kemin - Karakol

After a first glimpse at the Kyrgyz mountains, we will bring you to Issyk-Kul, the largest lake in Kyrgyzstan, with a view on peaks raising above 5,000m. We continue our road along the shore of Issyk-Kul lake until Karakol, a historical city bordered by some of Kyrgyzstan's highest peaks. 

Activities :

 Visit of the petroglyph museum

 Swimming and pedalo

 Open air hot sources

Night in a guest house.

 

DAY 3. Karakol – Tamga

We move on to the south shore of Issyk Kul, where you will discover a completely different landscape, made of red rocks and forests. 

Activities :

 Visit of Karakol city

 Hike in Djety-Oguz valley 

 Hike in Borskal valley

 Banya (Russian sauna)

Night in a guest house. 

 

DAY 4. Tamga – Kochkor

We leave Issyk Kul for a very cultural day, where you will be able to see local traditions and hand work.

Activities:

 Hike in Skazka (Fairy Tail) canyons

 Swimming in the lake

 Yurt fabrication show

 Felt fabrication show

 Traditional music show

Night in a guest house.

 

DAY 5. Kochkor – Son Kul

We continue our trip in nomadic Kyrgyzstan to Son Kul, the "postal card" of Kyrgyzstan where you can only find yurts. Son Kul is a lake closed up in mountains, with a valley green during summer and orange during automn. 

Activities:

 Horseback riding

 If possible, demonstration of national games (extra fee)

Night in a yurt.

 

DAY 6. Son Kul – Kyzyl-Oil

We start our way back to Bishkek through a beautiful valley, where we can visit the yurt of one of Kyrgyzstan's hero. 

Activities :

 Hike in Son Kul

 Visit of Komjonkul historical village

Night in a guest house;

 

DAY 7. Kyzyl Oil - Bichkek

We go back to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan's capital, and visit the soviet city and its bazars. 

 Visit of Bishkek

 Souvenirs

  

DAYS 8-10. Trek in Ala Archa National Park

We finish our trip with a three day trek in the mountains of Ala Archa national park. Our final destination is a glacier situated at 3,600m above Bishkek. 

For experienced hikers, we can also bring you up to Peak Uchitel, 4445 meters or include rock climbing. 

2 nights in a tent

 

The price per person is

  • Group of 1: 2189$ / person
  • Group of 2: 1226$ / person
  • Group of 3: 912$ / person
  • Group of 4: 735$ / person
  • Group of 5 : 653$ / person
Number of days: 10
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch/Dinner
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Not included: Hotel in Bishkek - we will be glad to help you choose one according to your expectations; hiking and camping equipment (we can rent some if necessary)
What to bring: backpack, sleeping bag, tent, good hiking shoes; matress
Transport: SUV 4x4
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.