Kyrgyzstan biking: Tour 06
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 10 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul lake - Kyzyl Korgon canyon - Kyrk-Kyz pass - Ter Jailak pass - Toluk village - Toktogul village - Bishkek city
Our country attracts a lot of people, who are fond of biking. And they always want to come back to Kyrgyzstan one more time. You will visit the best places of interest in the republic while biking. This bike tour includes the most known things to see of Kyrgyz Republic. You will biking near the famous Lake of Son Kul that is situated at the altitude of 3016 m. a. s. l. It is a wild place where the Kyrgyz nomads still live in their felt abodes. This adventure gives you a chance to discover the Land of Tien Shan Mountains and to have a rest in its remarkable gorges.
Day 1: Arrival in Bishkek
You will be collected by your guide from Manas International Airport and accompanied to Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyzstan). The drive from the Airport will take half an hour. After accommodation in the hotel*** that is located in a calm area of the city you will have a rest and then start the day with a breakfast. After that you will have an excursion to Ala-Archa Natural Park that is situated on the Kyrgyz ridge (a spur of Tien-Shan), 45 km south Bishkek, in the Ala-Arch Gorge. To have a nice view of this famous gorge you will go on the top of a mountain. Drive back to Bishkek. At 7 p.m. traditional dinner will be served. Overnight stay is in the hotel***.
Day 2: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake
Transfer from Bishkek City over the Kurtka Pass (3243m. alt.) to the 2nd biggest lake in Kyrgyz Republic - Son Kul. Son Kul Lake is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan that is situated at the altitude of 3016 meters above sea level. It is surrounded by the mountains. Shepherds of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it as grassland. The Kyrgyz nomads with their families started to come to this wonderful area for relaxation and rest. The first part of cycling to the gorge entrance is with a slight descent and easy. We will enter a narrow gorge with high sharp rock walls, in some places up to 200 meters through a narrow spot. Here a steep ascent to the pass begins. The descent is easier and shorter. You will be free to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of Son Kul Lake and its environs upon our arrival. Dinner. Overnight stay (3016 m. alt.) is in the collapsible nomadic abodes - yurts. Yurt is made of a wooden carcass, covered with thin felt mats.
Day 3: Son Kul Lake
This day we will spend in the Kyrgyz paradise, at Son Kul Lake. You will have an excellent chance to explore nature and familiarize with the nomadic lifestyle on your own. Optionally, you can ride on a horse along the lake, or just relax in the atmosphere of the wild, but calm nature. It is a great chance to get to know more about nomadic culture and traditions. We will walk among the Mountains of Tian-Shan where every nomad invites you to his yurt to try national staple drink made of mare's milk - kymis. You will spend this night in the tent camp.
Day 4: Ride Son Kul lake - Kyzyl Korgon canyon (80km)
We will ride after breakfast in the sanctified stones direction. These are ancient (dating back to 800 B.C.) carvings on the stones. After visiting the petroglyphs site we leave Son Kul Lake and ride through Kara Keche pass (3381m) to the Djumgal Valley. It is a. Upon arrival we will have a walk in the region of red canyons, high mountains, snow peaks and rocks. Overnight stay is in the tent camp.
Day 5: Ride Kyzyl Korgon - Kyrk-Kyz Pass 3223m
This day we will pass near the Kyzyl Oi (red canyon) village. En route we will see the rocks of different colors, panoramas and summer pastures. This place always impresses travelers and all of them want to come back there one more time. Kyzyl Oi is a small poor village in the mountains. You will have time to walk there and to see the life of the Kyrgyz people in the country side. You will see our famous red canyons that are completely different from other mountains in Kyrgyzstan, on the way to the village. Overnight stay is in the tents.
Day 6: Ride Kyrk-Kyz pass - Ter Jailak pass 2446m - Toluk village (50km)
This day route will be difficult. En route we will meet many Kyrgyz herdsmen on their summer pastures. They come to this place even these days and you can see their nomadic way of life. It will be possible to try national drink kumis that is made of fermented mare's milk. Kumis has really specific taste. The Kyrgyz nomads always glad to communicate with foreign visitors and they are very hospitable. You could see their felt dwellings and ask them about their life. Overnight is in tents.
Day 7: Ride and transfer to the Toktogul Village
We will start cycling after breakfast. Our driver will drive behind us. The road has an abundance of unbelievable views and you will never forget them. There it becomes clear that the best creation on our planet is natural world. Lunch. Drive to the village where we can take a shower or drive to the artificial lake. Free time for leisure. Night is in the home stay.
Day 8: Transfer to Bishkek city
We will drive in the morning to Bishkek. Through the views of the untouched nature you will be carried away by the amazing sceneries. Upon arrival in Bishkek you will have free time to go for shopping and to walk. At 8 o'clock in the evening you will have a dinner in a café. You will spend this night in the hotel***.
Day 9: Bishkek
This morning we will have a city tour. This city tour includes the visiting of the central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the History Museum, National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and many other interesting places. Afterwards we will visit famous Osh bazaar. You will walk there and bargain for different goods and you will have a feeling as if you are 1000 years ago. At 7 o'clock a farewell dinner will be served. Overnight stay is in the hotel***.
Day 10: Transfer to the airport
At the time arranged beforehand according to the detail of your flight your guide will collect you from your hotel and accompany you to the International Airport of Manas.
There is also a list of other biking tours:
Kyrgyzstan biking: Tour 01
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 8 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Kayindi village - Keuk-Ayrik pass - Chon Sary Oi village - Tamchi village - Kochkor - Sarybulak - Jalpak pass - Bishkek city
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Kyrgyzstan biking : Tour 02
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 12 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Kochkor - Sarybulak - Kichi-Naryn - Naryn town - Son Kul lake - Kyzyl Korgon canyon - Kyrk-Kyz pass - Ter Jailak pass - Toluk village - Toktogul village - Bishkek city
For those travelers, who want to cycle in the country of heavenly mountains and to visit at the same time many places of interest, we are ready to arrange a cycling tour. We have a great verity of landscapes and you will be astonished with swiftly changeable views on your way! You will take pleasure in being in Kyrgyz Republic for the reason that our country is a wonderful place for cycling! Read the tour...
Kyrgyzstan biking : Tour 03
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 11 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Dzhylangach river - Kichi-Naryn - Naryn town - Tash Rabat caravanserai - Moldo village - Son Kul lake - Bishkek city
People from all over the world come to Kyrgyzstan to enjoy its nature. Biking tours are very popular in Kyrgyz Republic. 93% of our country represents mountainous landscape. That is why you can visit so many unbelievable gorges during your biking tour. Your adventure will comprise also the visiting of the most famous places in the republic. You will also have a great opportunity to make the acquaintance of the genuine nomads and to see their nomadic way of lifestyle. Read the tour...
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