Tour to Song-Kol Lake

Day 1: Bishkek

Arrival to Manas International Airport, where you will be met by our representative with a sign with your name on it. Visiting city sightseeings: Oak Park, Osh Bazaar, Central Mosque, Ala-Too Square, Philharmonic hall, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Victory Square. You'll see the mixture of soviet, modern and national architecture. Lunch in the city. Visiting Ala-Archa - alpine National Park which is located 40 kilometers from the city and is one of the most picturesque places of Bishkek surroundings. There are more than 20 small and large glaciers and some 50 mountain peaks within the park. Hiking in the gorge and returning to Bishkek.

Victory Square in Bishkek

Day 2: Chon-Kemin and Kara-Suu villages

After breakfast, driving to Naryn region. On the way we will stop in Chon-Kemin where we wll visit "Ashuu" guesthouse for lunch. After that, we will arrive at Kara-Suu village. You will see the process of making national handiworks: Kyrgyz traditional felt carpets - Kiyiz, Shyrdak, Chiy, yurt accessories and others. Here you will try horseback riding. Dinner and overnight in guesthouse.

Horses near Song-Kol Lake

Day 3: Bakchetin and Zangi Canyons

In the morning leaving for Chon-Tuz village where you will visit a salt-mine which is more than 500 meters long. There's also a medical sanatorium there. After lunch, we will visit beautiful Bakchetin and Zangi canyons. Overnight in the house of shepherd where an old lady lives. She will tell you interesting stories of the region and its people.

Riding horses near Song-Kul Lake

Day 4: Karatal-Japyryk Nature Reserve

Driving towards Karatal-Japyryk Nature Reserve. You will visit a Song-Kul waterfall and the road of 32 hairpin turns. Lunch in the house of shepherd. Then, you will see historical burials. There you will also see unique ancient petroglyphs.

Road of 32 hairpin turns near Song-Kol

Day 5: Naryn

Driving to Naryn. We will climb high mountain on the car. Visiting the art gallery. It's a very beautiful mountain panorama from a height of eagle flight. Lunch in the house of kyrgyz family in Naryn city. After that, visiting Mosque and the museum of wild animals. Visiting local market. Dinner in the guest house, where you will see and take part in the cooking of Kyrgyz food.

Mosque in Naryn

Day 6: At-Bashy

In the morning we'll drive to At-Bashy district. In Kara-Suu village we'll visit Koshoy Korgon - a ruined fortress and museum. After that, in At-Bashy village you will see the making of national souvenirs. Driving back to Naryn. Taking a dip in the waterfall on the way. Overnight in guesthouse.

Yaks near At-Bashy

Day 7: Return to Bishkek

Returning to Bishkek. Transfer to airport.

Day 1. Road of 32 hairpin turns

From the Baatai-Aral yurt camp on the northern shore of Song-Kol lake, we will go towards the road of 32 hairpin turns. On the way you will see shepherds, yurts, cattle and local people. Lunch in the yurt near the bridge. Ascent to Teskei Torpu pass or the road of 32 hairpin turns (it is also called a “33 parrots” with reference to a Soviet cartoon). Amazingly beautiful panorama of Song-Kol valley and Naryn mountaines. Descending from “33 parrots pass” and visiting Song-kol waterfall. After going 6 more kilometers we will stop for dinner and overnight at the house of the forester.

Teskei Torpu pass or 33 Parrots

Day 2. Song-Kol

After breakfast we will visit Khan-Salyk gorge and its caves, where, according to legends, there are untold riches of the khans that are kept to this day. Then, we will go to see the old burials. After that, we will go up to Teke-Jailoo mountains and after passing Zhon-Bulak pass arrive to our guesthouse. Dinner and overnight.

Yurts near Song-Kol Lake

Day 3. Bakchetin and Zangi canyons

After breakfast we will go to see huge Bakchetin and Zangi canyons. We’ll have lunch on the top of the mountain range. After that we will arrive at Ottuk village in 3-4 hours. Dinner and overnight. You can extend this tour and go further to Tash-Rabat, Kel-Suu Lake, Osh city or Issyk-Kul Lake on the way back.

Moldo Ashuu pass near Song-Kol

Day 1: Tolek village

Arrival to Manas International Airport, where you will be met by our respresentative with a sign with your name on it. Driving from Bishkek to Tolek village in Naryn Province. Tolek village is situated 47 kilometers away from Kochkor village. The village is very convenient for travel further to Song-Kol Lake. You can walk in the village and see authentic way of life of kyrgyz people. Local talents can perform traditional folklore, songs, arts and craft on your request. Lunch and overnight stay in guesthouse.

A lonely car on the road

Day 2: Horseback riding towards Song-Kol

In the morning, after the breakfast, we’ll drive to Muz-Tor gorge on the northern shore of Song-Kul Lake, where the horseman with horses will be waiting for us. Then, we’ll ride on horses up on Muz-Tor gorge. There are 3 small lakes on the way. Lunch near the 3rd lake on the sunny side of Muz-Tor Mountain (ice peak), where you can admire a beautiful breadth of Song-Kol valley, lake and mountain ranges. Then, going down to Song-Kol Lake in 3 hours where the car will be waiting for us. Driving to Baatay-Aral camp. Dinner and overnight stay in yurt camp.

People on horses near Song-Kol Lake

Day 3: Return

Returning to Bishkek (or we can go further to other destinations like Tash-Rabat, Kel-Suu Lake, Chatyr-Kol and many other).

Horses near Song-Kol Lake

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