Horse riding Kyrgyzstan: Tour 02
Activity: Horse riding
Duration: 12 days
Day 1: After breakfast we'll get an early start, enjoying the fresh morning air as we ride from Barskoon to Ak Dobo valley in Kyrgyzstan. You will cross the Tarylga River and ride through fir-tree forests below beautiful snow-covered mountains. You will enjoy the views of wide open pastures where shepherds pasture their flocks. Overnight of tour in tents in the Kok-Bulak Valley.
Day 2: Horse riding tour and travel from Kok-Bulak you will cross the river Kichi-Jargylchak and pass through the Kindik jailoo (meadow) in Kyrgyzstan. On the tour way down you will pass through an amazingly rich tapestry of flowers and experience the breathtaking views of mountain scenery and Issyk-Kul Lake. Overnight of tour in Kok-Bel Valley.
Day 3: Horse riding tour and travel to Kok-Bel Pass in Kyrgyzstan. Your trek tour takes you to the Juuku Valley where the vehicle will meet you with fresh supplies. After lunch you will begin free riding up to the Kashka-Suu River. From this day onward the support vehicle will carry all food and gear. Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 4: Horse riding tour and travel through the Kashka-Suu Valley, you will see and experience the real nomadic life of the Kyrgyz people. You will cross the Kashka-Suu river several times before returning to the base of the valley. Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 5: Today you will have horse riding tour to Juuku Valley. Because your not carrying your gear, you can gallop through the flat parts. You will meet more Kyrgyz shepherds and be invited to lunch and "Kymyz" (the national drink made from mare's milk). The impressive It-Tish Mountain looms above at 4808m. Overnight of tour in tents in the Chong-Tash valley.
Day 6: Horse riding tour through the Juuku Valley to the Juuku Pass as 3633m. Along the way you will see a double lake called Jashyl Kol "The Green Lake" which is appropriately named. The trek tour will continue through the Arabel Valley to Jetim-Bel Pass (3993m). Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 7: Horse riding tour from Taragai river through Ak-Bel Pass (3833m) to the Kara-Sai River. Here you may get to see some wild mountain goats and Marco Polo Sheep. Then ride up to Kyrtash Lake and overnight of tour in tents.
Day 8: Horse riding tour up to the Kyrtash Lake, you will travel up the south side of Ak-Shyirak Canyon, along Baralbas river, around 25 kilometers from the border of China. Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 9: Today you will have an amazing horse riding tour through the Ak-Shyirak Canyon, crossing the river many times. You will stop in to visit some shepherds and have lunch with them. In the afternoon you will ride to the Kara-Sai Valley and overnight of tour in tents.
Day 10: Horse riding tour through the Kyzyl-Eshme Valley. In the afternoon you will cross Taragai River. You will enjoy open riding through beautiful high mountain valleys and pastures. Set up camp by the Suek-Suu river.
Day 11: Horse riding tour from Suek-Suu you will cross the rivers and pastures to the Sary-Tor Valley. From here you can see great views of the mountain range on the Chinese border in the distance. Overnight of tour in tents.
Day 12: Today is the last day of the horse riding tour. In the morning you ride from Sary-Tor Valley along the alpine lake of Okurgon-Kol to Suek Pass (4028m). After lunch in the mountains you will journey back to Barskoon in the support vehicle. Hammam at your disposal, you will have dinner and spend the night of tour in a yurta.
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