Kyrgyzstan biking: Tour 06
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 10 days
Our country attracts lots of people, who are fond of biking. Travelers and tourists come to Kyrgyzstan to find out more about the nomads and to have biking along our stunning gorges. And they always want to come back to Kyrgyzstan one more time. You will visit different areas of Kyrgyzstan during one bike tour, and you will be stunned that the views change each other so fast.
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 in the International Airport of Manas and accompanied to Bishkek (the capital city of Kyrgyz Republic). The drive from the Airport to Bishkek will take 30 minutes. On arrival you will start the day with a breakfast. You will be accommodated in the hotel***, which is situated in the tranquil area of the city, after that you will have a rest. This day you will have an excursion to Ala-Archa Natural Park. The Park of Ala - Archa is situated on the Kyrgyz ridge (a spur of Tien-Shan), in the Ala-Arch Gorge, 45 km. south Bishkek. In order to have a nice view of this famous gorge you will ascend on the top of the mountain. Transfer back to Bishkek City. At 7 p.m. dinner will be served. You will spend this night in the hotel***.
Day 2: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake
Breakfast is in the hotel. transfer from Bishkek City over the Kurtka Pass (3243m. alt.) to the 2nd biggest lake in Kyrgyz Republic Son Kul Lake. Herders of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it as a pastureland. The first part of cycling to the gorge beginning is with a slight descent and easy. We will enter a narrow gorge with high sharp rock walls, in some places up to 200 m through the narrow pass. Here a steep ascent to the pass begins. The descent is shorter and easier. Son Kul Lake is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. It is situated at the altitude of 3016 m. above sea level and surrounded by the mountains. The Kyrgyz nomads with their families started to come to this wonderful area for relaxation and rest. Upon our arrival, you will be free to walk around and take pleasure in the untouched nature of the lake and its environs. Dinner. Overnight stay is in the yurt camp.
Day 3: Son Kul Lake
Today we have free time in the Kyrgyz paradise after long bicycle journey. You will have an excellent chance to explore nature and the lifestyle of the local nomads by yourself. Optionally you can ride on a horse along the lake's shore, or just relax in the atmosphere of wild and calm natural world. It is a great opportunity familiarize with nomadic traditions and mores. We will walk among the Mountains of Tian - Shan where every nomad invites you to his yurt to try a piece of bread and drink kumis - national staple drink made of mare's milk that is fermented. You will spend this night in the tent camp.
Day 4: Ride Son Kul lake - Kyzyl Korgon canyon (80km)
Breakfast. Today we will cycle in the direction of the sanctified stones with ancient (dating back to 800 B.C.) inscriptions on them. After visiting this site we leave Son Kul and cycle to the valley of Djumgal through the pass of Kara Keche (3381m).Upon arrival we will walk among red canyons. Overnight is in tents.
Day 5: Ride Kyzyl Korgon - Kyrk-Kyz pass 3223m
This day we will see summer pastures, panoramic views and rocks of different colors. We will pass near the Village of Kyzyl Oi (red canyon). On the way to the village you will see our famous red canyons that are completely different from other mountains in Kyrgyz Republic. This place always impresses travelers and they want to come back there one more time. Kyzyl Oi is a small poor village in the mountains. You will have time to walk there and to see the life of Kyrgyz people in countryside. Overnight stay is in the tent camp.
Day 6: Ride Kyrk-Kyz pass - Ter Jailak pass 2446m - Toluk village (50km)
Our today's rout will be difficult enough. En route we will meet the Kyrgyz herdsmen on the summer pastures (jailoo in Kyrgyz). They come to this place even nowadays and you can see their way of life. The Kyrgyz nomads always glad to communicate with foreign guests and they are very hospitable. You could see their felt abodes and ask them about their life. It will be also possible to try national drink - kumis. Kumis is made of mare's milk that is fermented and it has really unusual taste. Overnight stay is in tents.
Day 7: Ride and transfer to the Toktogul village
Breakfast. After that we start our cycling. The road has a plenty of incredible landscapes and you will never forget them. It becomes evident when you are there that the best creation in the world nature. Our chauffeur will drive behind us. Lunch and transfer to the Village where we can take a shower. Optionally we can drive to the artificial lake. Free time for leisure. We will spend this night in the home stay.
Day 8: Transfer to Bishkek city
We will drive to Bishkek in the morning. Through the views of virgin nature you will be carried away by the wonderful landscapes. You will have free time in Bishkek to go for shopping and just to walk. At 8 o'clock in the evening you will have a dinner in a café. This night you will spend in the hotel***.
Day 9: Bishkek
This morning we will have Osh bazaar excursion. You will walk and bargain there for different goods. After visiting Osh Bazaar we will have a city tour. This sightseeing tour includes the visiting of many interesting places, such as: National philharmonic, Central Ala-Too Square, the History Museum, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square) and the Museum of Fine Arts. At 7 o'clock in the evening a farewell dinner will be served. Overnigth stay is in the hotel***.
Day 10: Transfer to the airport
Transfer to the International Airport of Manas according to your flight details.
There is also a list of 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
For those travelers, who want to bicycle in the country of the heavenly mountains and at the same time to visit the places of interest, we are ready to offer cycling tour. There is great variety of landscapes and you will be amazed by rapidly changeable views on your way. You will enjoy your traveling in Kyrgyz Republic because this country is marvelous place for biking. Read the tour…
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
We would like to present you a biking tour, which takes place in the celestial mountains of Kyrgyz republic. It is a perfect chance to feel the nature, because you will cycle in the places that are so far from busy civilization. Your route will pass along pristine mountain gorges where it is still possible to meet genuine nomads. You will see yurts - nomadic felt dwellings on your way. Yurts are the Kyrgyz mountain houses that are exclusive and their owners will invite you for a cup of tea or kumis (national staple 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
Kyrgyz Republic is excellent place to have a bike tour; because there are lots of roads in our mountains that are perfect for cycling. The great quantity of incredible panoramic views will stun you and you will never forget this adventure. You will see mountain lakes that are situated in the hidden places of Kyrgyzstan and its amazing nature. You can visit the world's most unspoiled places. Read the tour…
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