Horse Riding in Kyngoi and Teskey Ala-Too

Horse Riding in Kyngoi and Teskey Ala-Too

Offer you 11 day horse-riding trip to the unique lake Son-Kol through the steep mountain passes of Jalgyz – Karagai (3437 m), Kalmak-Ashu, Ala-Kel, picturesque gorges of Altyn-Arashan gorge Tale and Alpine lake Kel-Kogur and Ala- Kol (3532 m). The route will pass through the national Park Chon-Kemin. The landscape of the Park is very diverse: from the highlands to the green hills, the slopes of which grow tall coniferous spruce and mixed forests. The Park is inhabited by animals listed in the Red book, among them the snow leopard and maral. Chon-Kemin is the ideal place for fans of extreme tourism so here you can test yourself in rafting. During this fascinating tour you will experience the stunning views of the famous peaks Palatka (5020 m), Karakol (5281 m), Oguz-Bashy (5168 m) and the Djigit (5170). In addition, your path will pass through the ancient architectural monuments: the tower of Burana – cultural heritage of the era of the Karakhanids, the Museum under the open sky, which contains several thousand stones with petro glyphs of the ancient Scythians and the 19th century mosque, built by Chinese architect Chzhou-Sy.
Day 1
Bishkek-Chong Kemin

Meet at the airport. Transfer to the valley of the Chon-Kemin. On the way a tour to Burana tower, a monument of cultural heritage of the epoch of Karakhanids (medieval Turkic state 10-13 century). On arrival, accommodation in the guest house. After a rest walk on state to the national Park Chon-Kemin. The Park is the perfect place for fans of extreme tourism and beautiful nature. So here, depending on the desire, you will be able to experience yourself in rafting. The length of the river Chon-Kemin - 116 km.

Day 2
Chon Kemin – Kol Kogur

Introduction with guide and short briefing on riding. The beginning of the equestrian track. The route will pass through the Chon-Kemin nature Park. The landscape of the Park is very diverse: from the highlands to the green hills the slopes of which grow tall coniferous spruce and mixed forests. In the Park inhabited by 21 species of animals listed in the Red book, among them the snow leopard and maral. Continue the path, 2-3 hours come to the shores of lake Kel-Kogur, where we will camp. The lake is considered one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in the Northern Tien Shan. Optionally stroll along the shore of the lake.

Day 3
Kol Kogur – Toru Aigyr – Tamchi

This day we will overcome the pass Toru-Aygyr separating the two areas. The transition is not difficult. The area is rich in scenic landscapes and dense vegetation. During the descent from the pass offers excellent views of the entire Issyk-Kul valley and the Terskey Ala-Too. After descending drive to a guest house in Tamchy village or a boarding house on Lake Issyk-Kul.

Day 4
Tamchy – Cholpon Ata – Karakol

The Moving from the village of Tamchy to Cholpon-ATA. On arrival go for a walk in the outdoor Museum, which occupies 42 hectares. Here you can see and touch the fine art of the ancient Scythians – 1,5 thousands of petroglyphs (2000 years BC – 4th century ad), painted by the hands of ancient artists.The cultural program also includes a visit to the centre "Ruh- Ordo" named after a famous Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov. Upon arrival in Karakol located in the guest house, then go on a tour of local attractions - the mosque of the 19th century, built by Chinese architect Chzhou-Sy in the style of a Buddhist temple for the local Dungans (Chinese who converted to Islam). Most surprising it that it was built without a single nail.

Day 5
Karakol-Altyn Arashan

We moved from Karakol to the village of AK-Suu, where we will wait for guide and horses. On arrival training in horsemanship. Then go into the gorge Altyn - Arashan (Golden Spa). The area was named in honor of the hot, healing hydrogen sulfide sources of origin. Here you can relax after a trek in one of the 6 mini pools. One of the main attractions of the day will be an overview of peak Palatka (5020 m). Spend the night under the open sky in tents or in houses at will.

Day 6
Altyn Arashan – Ala kol lake

Early Breakfast. Then horse riding on the way to one of the most beautiful lakes of Central Tien Shan - Ala-Kel Lake (3532 m.). The way to pass Ala-Kel lake North (3860 m) takes about 3-4 hours. The last section of the path is quite steep, so you'll have to dismount and pass on foot. But all the efforts will pay off when you see unique glacial lake and the famous five thousand meters: Karakol peak (5281 m), Oguz-Bashy (5168 m) and the Djighit (5170 m.). Return to Altyn-Arashan. Optionally, you can visit the gorge of Anyr-tor.

Day 7
Altin Arashan – Kochkor

Early Breakfast. Return to village AK-Suu, where you'll take the car. Transfer to Kochkor. EN route visit the fairy Tale canyon. The gorge is a kind of a fairytale city with statues of various animals, created by nature from clay and Sandstone. Also along the way you can see the Barskoon gorge and one of its three spectacular waterfalls.

Day 8
Kyzart – Kilemche

Move to it. Upon arrival, familiarity with local guides. Then continue the tour by horse. The route is not complicated, no sharp differences. Lunch on the way or on arrival depending on the speed of the group. Dinner and overnight in a Yurta camp in the pasture Kilemche (2535 m). The pasture is located among the beautiful blooming of the hills near a quiet mountain stream.

Day 9
Kilemche – Son Kul

Passing through the pass Jalgyz – Karagai (3437 meters) on horses. From the pass there is a magnificent panoramic view of the Lake Son-Kol (3016м) and pasture Kilemche. The lake is located on a plain surrounded by Alpine meadows. Part of it is included in the protected zone Karatal - Japirinskogo reserve and is home to wild animals and over 100 species of birds and 10 species of fish. Lunch on the way to the Yurt camp in the pasture of the Jaman-Echki. Continue driving to Yurta camp in Batai-Aral. Overnight in yurts.

Day 10
Song Kol-Kochkor-Bishkek

Breakfast in the Yurt. Transfer to Kochkor through the pass Kalmak-Ashuu. On arrival, relax and master class on felt. Here you will try to master the technique of felting, manufacture of Souvenirs and carpets from them. Also here you can buy Souvenirs for memory of the journey to Kyrgyzstan.

Day 11

After a rest ,will be small city tour around Bishkek. The cultural program includes a walk through the capital's Central square Ala-Too, where is a monument to the national hero "Manas Magnanimous".Here you can see the changing of the guard at the flagpole, visit the historic Museum, and then the monument to the leader of the Alai Kyrgyz Kurmanjan Datka, the old square and the government house. At the end of the tour you can buy Souvenirs in the Central Department store (CUM).

Day 12
Bishkek - Manas International Airport

Transfer to airport Manas and flight home

The Trip Cost Includes

  • All relevant transportation
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Full board whilst on trek
  • Transport throughout the tour
  • Cook/Guide services
  • National and state park fees
  • Mineral water whilst on trek

Tour price does not include

  • Excess baggage costs
  • Air fare to Kyrgyzstan
  • Single accommodations
  • Travel insurance
  • Certain meal whilst not on trek or tour
  • Alcohol
  • Expenses not declared in the program

Price per person

  • 2 pax = 1630$
  • 4 pax = 1100$
  • 6 pax = 900$
  • 8 pax = 830$
  • 10 pax = 770$
  • 12 pax = 720$
  • 14 pax = 680$