Kyrgyzstan trekking 04
Activity: Trekking tour
Time of the tour: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
All of us were children and had our particular dreams. If your dream was to roam somewhere in wild nature, among gorges, mountains and alpine lakes, this tour is right for you. You are about to find the blissfully quiet place in our busy world. You were looking for a wonderful land of Kyrgyzstan. It is a memorable tour where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest celestial lake, but also get a taste of the traditional nomad's life while hiking along the Great Silk Road!
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
You will be met by your guide. 30 min. drive from Manas International Airport to Bishkek City, where your first day in Kyrgyzstan starts with breakfast. The day you will spend for Bishkek City Tour. The 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 others places of interest of the capital. Lunch. Then we go to the Chon Kemin valley and stop in the Guesthouse of Kalmak-Ashuu, where you also will spend the night. Dinner is at 7 pm. En route, we will stop at the Burana Tower (minaret of the 11 century) and its attached open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors).
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu
After breakfast we leave at 8 o'clock and you will be transferred to Chong Kyzyl Suu village. The village is situated on the shore of the celestial Issyk-Kul Lake (1608m.above sea level), the second largest mountain lake in the world which is also known as "the pearl of Central Asia". Evening meal is served in the Chong Kyzyl Suu Guesthouse at 7 p.m., where you spend the night.
Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak
Breakfast is served at 8 o'clock. After that, you will have free time to relax on the sandy beach and to swim in the lake. Lake Issyk Kul due to the salty water possesses curative qualities. We will meet at noon for lunch. Then our journey starts to the incredible ravine Jukuchak, where you will come across with a red cave known as the "500 rams". Before an earthquake destroyed and diminished its original size, it is believed that in former times it was possible to have 500 rams inside this one. Though, it isn't difficult to see in your mind's eye its original extent by peering through a break. It is assumed that there could be some treasures inside it but till now nobody dared to go in and explore it. After the cave, we will have a wonderful opportunity to take a bath in hot mineral water. We will go to a sauna that is close by. At 7 p.m we will be at the Jukuchak Guesthouse. You will be served dinner after having been checked in.
Day 4: Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka
We will proceed with our 6 hours hike after breakfast through the gorge Jukka (2520m above sea level). We will stop for a night at the campsite settled at the foot of the Jukka Pass. This route goes along the Great Silk Road. Overnight stay is in tents. Dinner is at 7 p.m.
Day 5: Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m)
Our breakfast is at 8 o'clock. A trek starts. It will be over 3680m pass Jukka, which used to be the part of the Great Silk Road (6 hours). During this unforgettable trip you will also see our magnificent Chokoli Lakes. As soon as we are in Syrthe Ak-Shirak you are to explore its remarkable natural world on your own. The night is in tents. Dinner is at 7 p.m.
Day 6: Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m) - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
First of all we must pack our backpacks, next we will have breakfast at 8 o'clock before we start you journey to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek via the stunning Barskaun gorge, where you will have your picnic. In Bishkek you will spend the night in Hotel****. You will have a farewell dinner in a restaurant with a national folk performance.
Day 7: Bishkek
Transfer to Manas International Airport is according to the details of your flight.