Horse riding around Son-Kul lake – Kochkor – Bishkek 10 days

Horse riding Around Son-Kul lake – Kochkor – Burana tower - Bishkek

Duration: 10 Days


Day 1 Manas international airport - Bishkek

Arrival in Bishkek early in the morning. Transfer to the hotel. First entire day would be dedicated to an advanced Bishkek City Tour. Tour includes in itself the visiting of such places of interest as: Ploshad Pobedy (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Ploshad Ala-Too (Ala-Too square), the History Museum, National philharmonic and many others places upon your request. It is not a real city tour without visiting real central-Asian Bazaar. We will show it for you today and you'll be able to make a lot of photos in there. Osh and Orto-Sai bazaars are very colorful and noisy. People sell there all kinds of goods.

(Meal B/L/D)


Day 2 Bishkek - Kochkor

Transfer to Kochkor village  (260 km). On the way to visit to  the memorial complex Burana Tower. Burana Tower is located in 12 km south-west from the city of Tokmak and is one of the oldest structures on the territory of Central Asia (the minaret of the mosque Jami , late 10th the beginning of the 11th century), where in structural and decorative details can be traced practices of pre-Islamic architecture. On arrival at the Boom gorge it is offered a picnic. The word "Boom" in the ancient language means "high steep rock cliff high." In kochkor visit felt carpet workshop, where you can buy Kyrgyz hand made souvenirs. Dinner in a guesthouse.

(Meal B/L/D)

Day 3 Kochkor - Kilemche

Early breakfast transfer to Jumgal valley to starting point of the horse ride below the Kyzart pass. Meeting with the guide and horsemen. Within sight of the road, cross Kyzyl-Kiya jailoo, an enormous, relatively flat sea of grass. Continue over the Chaar-Archa Pass (3 061 m) into the Chaar-Archa Valley and eat a tasty lunch at Kilemche jailoo, with views of holy 4400 m Baba-Ata Mountain. The name means “like a carpet,” and this swathe of grass covers whole mountain ranges, with shadings as subtle as any shyrdak (shyrdak is a Kyrgyz felt carpet). Dinner in a yurt.

Riding time about 4-6 hours

Day 4 Kilemche – Jaman Echki (Song Kol Lake)

At the morning we take the breakfast and we meet our horses and our team. After the short instruction, we begin our horseback trek to Song Kol lake. On the way we cross Jalgyz Karagai pass (3400 m). On the top we can see panoramic view of the lake. Lunch Jaman Echki (Song Kol Lake) stay in a nomad’s yurt camp.

 Dinner and accommodation in a Yurt camp .

Riding time about 5-6 hours.

 (Meal B/L/D)

Day 5 Jaman Echki - Tulpar-Tash

After breakfast. Horse riding about 4-6 hours along the lake. Local people live and graze their livestock on the meadows (jailoo) around the lake. You will taste the wilderness and freedom of nomadic life here. It will be possible to taste the Kyrgyz traditional drink kymyz (fermented horse milk)

Riding time about 4-6 hours

Dinner and Overnight in yurts.

(Meal B/ Lunchbox/D)

Day 6 Tulpar Tash – Tulga-Tash

This day our trek around the Son Kol, we continue to explore the amazing culture of semi-nomadic life. After three or four hours of horseback riding we join our family. Lunch under the blue sky. This afternoon we profit to take some training course on the horses. This afternoon we have a chance take a hot shower in hand made shower bath.  Dinner and night in yurt.

Riding time about 4-6 hours

Dinner and overnight in a Yurt camp.

(Meal B/L/D)

Day 7 Tulga-Tash – Kumdu Suu

After breakfast we start our horse riding On the road we take our picnic in historical place named “Manas stones”..

Riding time about 4-6 hours

 Dinner and night in yurt camp.

(Meal B/L/D)

Day 8 Kumdu Suu – Batay Aral - Jaman Echki

We leave at 9:00. Lunch in Batay Aral. Batay aral on the shores of the lake do not grow tall trees, spruce, fir, but only here you will be able to please the eye immense heaps of edelweises (the Red Book), as well as a great many other bright, elegant and sometimes vey rare flowers.

Riding time about 4-6 hours

Dinner and overnight in a Yurt camp.

(Meal B/ Lunchbox/D)

Day 9 (Song Kol lake) - Bishkek

After breakfast Transfer to Bishkek by the Kalmak Ashuu pass(3446m) Arrival in Bishkek.

Transport 5-6 hours (350km)

Accommodation in the hotel.

(Meal B/L-)

Day 10 Bishkek – Airport

 Transfer to Airport early in the morning. Flight home.



Standard cost for the 10-day tour is (USD): 

1 person $1800 for one person

2 people = $2300 total or $1150 a person

3 people = $2800 total or $935 a person

4 people = $3300 total or $825 a person

5 people = $3800 total or $760 a person

6,7,8,9,10,11,12 people = $570 a person



Price includes :

-  Transportation, Fuel, Petrol

-  Horse guide,

-  Horse guide assistant,

-  Cook

-  Guide translator

-  Accommodation,

-  Meals,

-  Rent of horses.

-  Mineral water\


Price doesn’t include

§  Travel insurance,

§  Air tickets,

§  Alcohol

§  Tax of bank,

§  Additional services not mentioned in the program.

  Accomodation in Bishkek Last day

Number of days: 10
Covered regions:
Bishkek City
Osh City
Included services:
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: § Travel insurance, § Air tickets, § Alcohol § Tax of bank, § Additional services not mentioned in the program. Accomodation in Bishkek Last day
What to bring: Warm clothes
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
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Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
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Short tours
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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.