Kyrgyzstan biking: Tour 06
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 10 days
In Kyrgyzstan cycling is very popular among the travelers. They come in Kyrgyz Republic to have biking along our beautiful gorges and to find out more about the nomadic way of lifestyle. You will see different landscapes of Kyrgyzstan during one bike tour. You will be surprised that the views change so fast. Lots of people, who are fond of biking, arrive in our republic, and all of them want to come back here one more time.
Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul lake - Kyzyl Korgon canyon - Kyrk-Kyz pass - Ter Jailak pass - Toluk village - Toktogul village - Bishkek city
Day 1: Arrival in Bishkek
You will be picked up by your guide Manas International Airport and accompanied to Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyz Republic). Transfer to Bishkek City takes 30 minutes. On your arrival in Bishkek you will start the day with a breakfast. You will have a rest after accommodation in the hotel***, which is situated in the calm area of the city. Today an excursion to Natural Park Ala-Archa will be organized for you. The Park of Ala - Archa is situated 45 km. south Bishkek, in the Ala-Arch gorge, on the Kyrgyz Ridge (a spur of Tien-Shan). In order to observe this famous gorge you will go on the top of the mountain. Transfer to Bishkek. At 7 p.m. 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
Today you will have an excellent chance to explore Son Kul nature and lifestyle of the local nomads on your own. On a horse you can ride along the lake's shore or just relax in calm and wild atmosphere. It is a great chance to familiarize with nomadic mores and way of life. We will walk among the Mountains of Tian-Shan where every nomad invites you to his yurt to taste a piece of bread and national staple drink made of mare's milk - kumiss. 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 pass near the Village of Kyzyl Oi (red canyon). On the way to the village you will see famous red canyons, which are completely different from other mountains in Kyrgyz Republic. We will see also the rocks of different colors, pastures, panoramic views. Kyzyl Oi is small poor village in the mountains. There you will have time to see the countryside life of the Kyrgyz people and just to walk. This place always impresses travelers and they want to come back there one more time. Overnight stay is in the tent camp.
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 our cycling after breakfast. Our chauffeur will drive behind us. Lunch. The road has a plenty of marvelous views, which you will never forget. When you are there it becomes clear that the best creation is natural world! Transfer 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 starts with guided city tour. This city tour concludes the visiting of many interesting sights, such as: Ala-Too Central Square, Oak Park (Duboviy Park), Victory Square (Pobeda Square), the Museum of the Kyrgyz History, National Concert Hall, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Afterwards we will visit famous Osh Bazaar. You will walk there and bargain for different goods. At 7 o'clock in the evening a farewell dinner will be served. Overnight 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.
THE BEST BIKING TOUR: CELESTIAL MOUNTAINS
Tour: Celestial Mountains
Duration: 18 days
Do you want to have biking in celestial mountains and to visit at the same time many interesting places? So, we are ready to organize a cycling tour for you! You will enjoy your being in Kyrgyzstan because our country is an outstanding place for cycling! We have a great verity of landscapes and you will be surprised by quickly changeable views on your way!
It is not just riding a bike along our amazing mountains but also a real chance to get acquainted with nomadic lifestyle, traditions and customs! You will find out many incredible facts about Kyrgyz people and visit the best places of Kyrgyzstan as:
Issyk Kul Lake - the second largest mountain lake in the world!
Burana Tower - built in 11 century by Karahanids.
Stone warriors Balbals - statures made in 7 century for brave warriors!
Son Kul Lake - a hidden lake in the mountains where real nomads live!
Kochkor museum - a home museum with examples of national Kyrgyz handicraft!
Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Stone Castle from the 14th century.
Mountains, Mountains, Mountains - amazing nature of Kyrgyzstan will surprise you!
Also we paid special attention on meeting with local people. During the tour you will have a chance to communicate with Kyrgyz people that live in far small villages and even in yurts! At this place you will have an opportunity to try our famous national drink Kumis - it is fermented mare's milk! Also when you are in Kochkor village you will see the way our national felt carpets are produced - and you will even participate in it! According to the program we included for you some nights in yurts to let you feel as if you are a real nomad! This tour has such places as bazaars where it still possible to bargain for goods and that is very colorful and bright. On the way you will spend some nights with local people in home stays to find out more about us. In this tour we included even visiting places with 2000 old stone patterns that were made for Gods. And of course you will meet real nomads in the mountains!!!
Our company has a long experience and that is why our prices are the best in Kyrgyzstan!
I hope you will like the tour and then we will meet you soon here!
Also you can have a look at 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
If you want to explore really wild places, we want to present you a biking tour that takes place in the mountains of celestial Kyrgyz Republic. It is an ideal opportunity to feel the nature, because you will ride your bike in places that are so distant from civilization. The way will be passing through untouched mountain gorges where it is still possible to meet genuine nomads. You will see yurts - nomadic felt dwellings, on the way. The owners of these mountain house will invite you for a cup of tea or kymis (traditional Kyrgyz drink). 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
The celestial mountains of Kyrgyzstan have lots of roads, which are just right for the biking tours. You will see our amazing nature and mountain lakes that are situated in the hidden places of Kyrgyzstan. You will be shocked by the quantity of incredible panorama views and you will never forget this tour. here are almost no people and you can visit the world's most untouched places. Kyrgyzstan is the finest place to have a cycle tour! Read the tour…