Tour to Kol-Ukok Lake in Kyrgyzstan

Day 1: Bishkek - Kochkor

Driving from Bishkek to Kochkor village in Naryn region. On the way we will stop to visit Burana tower - an old minaret and the remains of ancient city Balasagun. After arrival to Kochkor village you will visit the local handicraft masters who will show you the process of making shyrdaks - felt rugs. Also, you can see the performance of national songs and Manas epic performance. Overnight in guesthose.

Kol-Ukok Lake in Kyrgyzstan

Day 2: Hike to Kol-Ukok

After the breakfast in guesthouse, we will go to the south - towards the lake. Kol-Ukok Lake meaning "the lake in the chest" is calm lake with cold and crystal clear waters located 20 kilometers to the southeast of Kochkor village. You can reach the lake on horses within 4-5 hours. The shores of the lake are covered with greenery of subalpine meadows and some are covered with thickets of bush. We will go on foot and reach the lake by the evening. Dinner and overnight in Kyrgyz yurt.

Kol-Ukok Lake surrounded by greenery

Day 3: Kol-Ukok Lake

Breakfast in yurt. After that, you can walk around the lake, take pictures and try some horseriding. Return to Bishkek after lunch or we can also go further and visit Song-Kol Lake, Kel-Suu Lake or Issyk-Kul Lake on the way back

Yurts near Kol-Ukok Lake in Kyrgyzstan
Kol-Ukok Map

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