Horsback riding tour to Song kol lake From Kochkor 3 days

Jailoo Hopping to the Song-Kol Lake – 3 days

 

         Horseback riding or Trekking

Category: Horseback or trekking
Duration: 2 night 3 days
Best season: May – October
Description:

 

Song Köl lake is an alpine lake in northern Naryn ProvinceKyrgyzstan. It lies at an altitude of 3016 m. The lake's maximum length is 29 km, breadth about 18 km, and the deepest point is 19.2 m. It is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan after Issyk Kul Lake, and the largest fresh water lake in Kyrgyzstan. Its name, meaning "following lake", is popularly considered to refer to this relation. It is surrounded by a broad summer pasture and then mountains. Its beauty is greatly praised, but it is rather inaccessible. There are no permanent facilities on the lake, but local herders will provide supplies and rent yurts and restroom facilities.


Day 1: Kochkor — Kyzart pass 2664m — Kilemche jailoo 

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.

Horse time: 5 hours.

Trek time: 5-6 hours.


Day 2: Kilemche — Song Kol lake 

Spend the morning climbing to Jalgyz Karagai pass (3400m), enter the lake basin. The trek offers superb views of grassland and mountain ranges. After lunch at Jaman Echki, follow the lakeshore east to Batai Aral, and meet the host family of Kyrgyz shepherds. Overnight in yurtenjoy typical local food, such as fermented mare’s milk and grill fish from the lake.

Horse time: 5 hours.

Trek time: 5-6 hours.

 

Day 3: Song Kol lake - Kochkor

After breakfast you can walk shore of the lake. After lunch Transfer to Kochkor by the Kalmak Ashuu pass(3446m) Arrival in Kochkor.

Transport 3 hours (110km)

Accommodation in the hostel.


Standard cost for the 3-days tour is (USD): 

1 person $280

2 people = $160 per person

3 people = $150 per person

4 people = $140 per person

5 people = $130per person

6,7,8,9,10,11,12 people = $120 per person

 


Price Includes:

  • Accommodation & meals:
  • Horses
  • Horse guide(English speaking)
  • Transport go/back
  • Mineral water

 

Price doesn’t include

  • Travel insurance,
  • Air tickets,
  • Alcohol
  • Tax of bank,
  • Additional services not mentioned in the program.

 

Requirements:

  • trekking boots,
  • weatherproof warm clothing,
  • hat, sunglasses
  • sunscreem
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: § Travel insurance, § Air tickets, § Alcohol § Tax of bank, § Additional services not mentioned in the program.
What to bring: · trekking boots, · weatherproof warm clothing, · hat, sunglasses, · sunscreem
Transport: SUV 4x4
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