I am offering You a 3 day trip from Bishkek to Son-Kul lake that has hiking, scenic drive, yurt stay that is perfect for a adventure lovers, yet the trail is of medium difficulty.
Depart from Bishkek at a designated time, preferrably during morning hours or before noon. Upon request stop at Konorchok canyon for a short hiking expedition, near Boom gorge (135 km from Bishkek en route to Kochkor village). Konorchok canyon is dubbed as the small "Grand Canyon" of Utah, USA with red clay canyons and rock formations identical to the namesake.
Lunch at your own expense, at a restaurant either in Boom gorge or in Kochkor village.
Arrive in Kyzart village via Kochkor village, where we will check into a home stay, where we will have our dinner and spend the night. Place has shower and hot water.
After breakfast, we depart for Kyzart pass on foot where we will start our hiking trail. At the guest house for 350 KGS, lunch pack can be ordered to go. The trail leads over Ozubek pass to Son-Kul lake and covers 26 kilometers in approximately 7-8 hours of trekking. At the end of the trail we will arrive at a yurt camp by the lake Son-Kul. Dinner is served at the yurt camp, and we will spend the night here.
Day 3. After breakfast, we will drive to Kochkor village and coninue driving back to Bishkek. We will leave Son-Kul lake via Kalmak-Ashuu pass.
Son-Kul lake is the second highest lake in Kyrgyzstan located at the altitude of 3016 meters above sea level. It is home to all nomadic families who drive their cattles to use the summer pastures and live in yurts. You can experience nomadic lifestyle, as well as stay in yurt. In combination with trekking part, this is an amazing trip that has everything in it to experience indoors/outdoors trip of Kyrgyzstan.
Trip cost per person for a group of up to 4 people:
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.
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.