If you would you like to see a real shepherd's life in fall or in winter time, and the winter charm of Song Kul, then you come here...
D1, 02 October Transfer Bishkek – Kyzart (275 km): Meeting in Bishkek with your guide. Transfer to the Kyzart village, lunch in the homestay in the village Kyzart.
Meet with horseman and horses. After a delicious lunch, going further, and around the green hills of Kilemche jailoo. Kilemche jailoo in the Kyrgyz language means "like a carpet" and this carpet is similar to "shirdak" (a traditional Kyrgyz felt carpet) is represented by a variety of mountain herbs and Alpine flowers cover the surrounding slopes.
Start horse trek into the Kilemche pastureland. Overnight in Kilemche at the shepherd’s house, you have the opportunity to plunge into the life of cattle breeders. The duration of the equestrian crossing: 20 km 4 hours.
D2, 03 October Kilemche: Today we will climb higher along the Kilemche gorge, cross the area called Uch Emchek, and the pass Tolok, 4-5 hrs, riding and spend the night in the house of another livestock breeder.
D3, 04 October Kilemche-Tuz Ashuu (Song Kul): First we rise to the Tuz-Ashuu pass Tuz-Ashuu (3220 m). We let the panoramic view Kilemche gorge and we see a gorgeous view of Lake Son-Kul and descend to the jailoo Tuz Ashuu 3-4 hours trekking on horseback. After lunch, you can take a walk to the nearby gorge. Dinner and overnight in yurts.
D4, 05 October Tuz-Achuu: Free day in Song Kul. Horse riding on the shore of the lake. Dinner and overnight in yurts.
D5, 06 October Tuz Ashuu-Kyzart- Bishkek: After breakfast at Tyz Ashuu we start riding to Kyzart village via Uzbek Pass. The pass opens you a spectacular panoramic view of all Song Kol valley. Say “Goodbye Song Kol” and ride down to the village where your lunch will be waiting for you in the family homestay. After lunch transfer to Bishkek by vehicle.
Price per person:
2 pax: 787$/per
3 pax: 626 $/per
4 pax: 546 $ per
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.