The yurta consisting of a wooden skeleton and felts with which covered its skeleton was a principal view of dwelling and in nomadic ailah, and in not numerous settled settlements. To the left of an input in a yurta there was a man's half where saddles usually laid, a harness, hunting subjects. On the right there was a female half. In the yurta centre the centre settled down, the place near which was considered honourable, it was occupied with the owner of the house or senior and most dear of visitors. The food kyrgyzov consisted of dairy products, in the winter - from meat and farinaceous dishes in the summer. The most popular dish - besh-barmak (five fingers) - a broth with noodles and small crumbled mutton. Traditional drinks were koumiss from kobylego milk, and also ajran - the diluted sour cow milk. The clothes of men consisted of a shirt over which the camisole was put on, a dressing gown or a sheepskin coat, and spacious trousers. The hat from thin white felt with the unbent fields lined with a dark velvet became a distinctive element of clothes kyrgyzov, a national symbol. Women carried a long and wide shirt which simultaneously served as a dress, and long wide trousers. In XX century all these lines of a nomadic life have partially remained only in a countryside. In a life the European clothes, modern houses and dwelling furniture, kitchen of the next settled people began to be used.
Kyrgyzstan Trekking: Trek 02
Your trip: Kyrgyzstan
Type of trip: Trekking Tour
Time of tour: 14 days
Day 1: Meeting at Manas International Airport to guide you. Transfer to Bishkek city and hotel accommodation in the mountains of Asia, where you'll have a good breakfast and rest. We will see Ala-Too Square, the historical museum, parks, attractions, and everyone can visit souvenir shops selling beautiful Kyrgyz felt carpets and handmade hats.
Day 2: We will begin our journey by driving from Bishkek Dayryk-Tash village. You will have lunch at noon. In the evening we will have trekking tour and set up camp on the river near the tracks, stretching to the hills.
Day 3: After breakfast we will have our trekking tour. You will have stunning mountain trekking tours in the countries covered in green foliage of trees, meadows covered with wildflowers. Let stand for a picnic, and then trekking tours to the Kara-Suu River, where we will pitch a camp.
Day 4: In the morning you will start trekking tour will take approximately 27 km, before trekking tours through the village of Kyzyl-Kul, where there is an old forge. Then trekking tour is in the mountains, if they are covered with a carpet of various colors. You will have lunch at noon with local Kyrgyz family in jailoo, which has a touch of life of local people. Then we will be back in the village trekking tours Arkin, and pitch our camp near a mountain stream.
Day 5: You will have trekking tours round the mountains surrounding our camp, enjoying nature of local edges. And at night we will have trekking tour back to Arkin.
Day 6: After breakfast we will have our trekking tour through green meadows Chelek necessary to visit the National Park. After dinner we will continue this trekking tour to the foot of Ashu Pass (2750m altitude). This is paradise for relaxation. Here we will pitch our camp.
Day 7: In the morning we will tour trekking Bakali Lake, 24km route will take. After that we will be trekking tour along the shores of lakes and ChaCha Kealy-Kul-Kul. You will have lunch at noon. Then we will be trekking tours in place of the presentation to the waters of Emerald Iri-Kul lake. Not far from our camp crystal source, rich in mineral water springs from the earth.
Day 8: After breakfast we will have our trekking tour from our camp on Lake Sari-Chelek through the hills. It was formed as a result of a strong earthquake. Necessary Chelek is located in the center of the national reserve. Apart from the main lake within the reserve, there are six small lakes, which are located in its central part. After lunch, trekking tours we camp on the shores of the lake. Enjoy delicious dinner and sleep in tents.
Day 9: substantial breakfast is 07:00 Today is a day of rest. Free time for trekking, fishing, swimming, or you can stay in the camp, near the lake. So our journey along the shores of Iri-Kul Lake will be completed. In the evening you will have dinner and spend the night in tents.
Day 10: After breakfast we will have our trekking tour of Lake Kara-Suu (15 km), we will pass trekking tour during Kuturma (2446m). Way to pass is very steep and narrow, so you will see that the Kyrgyz horse is very sturdy and able to grow up in different slopes of the winding. Then during our trekking trip we Lake Kara-Kamish, where we will share the transit camp.
Day 11: substantial breakfast is 07:00 You will have trekking tours in the mountains high yurt dwellings of the local population, and if you're lucky you'll be a witness Ulak tartysh national game. You will have lunch at noon. We will pitch camp in the vicinity of Lake Kara-Kamish. In the evening you will have dinner.
Day 12: In the morning we have trekking tours of origin for Lake Kara-Kamish. Afterwads you will have trekking tours along the Kara-Suu River, on the road, we will meet with a number of breathtaking waterfalls. After lunch you have trekking tours in the village of Kyzyl-Kul, where we will stay for one night.
Day 13: We will finish our journey back to Bishkek. You will have lunch at noon. Enjoy delicious dinner and sleep at the hotel.
Day 14: Your guide will meet you at the hotel and accompany you to Manas airport.
Horses in Kyrgyzstan