Kyrgyzstan biking: Tour 07
Activity: Bike tour
Duration of the tour: 10 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Naryn town - Tash Rabat caravanserai - Moldo village - Son Kul lake - Kyzyl Korgon canyon - Bishkek city
Our travel company would like to offer you a bike tour that concludes the most known tourist attractions in Kyrgyz Republic. This adventure will give you a chance to discover the Land of Celestial Mountains. You will visit the best places of interest while biking in our republic. You will be also biking near the famous Lake of Son Kul that is situated at the altitude of 3016 m. a. s. l. and have a rest in the marvelous gorges. You will see how the real nomads live, and you will be stunned with their hospitality.
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 - Naryn town
Breakfast. Transfer to the village of Kichi-Naryn (2351m. alt.). After that you will cycle down to the Kichi-Naryn and Naryn rivers confluence. You will cycle along the River of Naryn to Naryn town (alt. 2050 m. a. s. l.). The road to Naryn will stun with the splendor of its amazing mountain views. You will have many photo stops, because the whole way will be along incredible gorges. This day is an easy one. We will have lunch on the road. Cycling is by the main road. The town of Naryn is situated 2800 meters above the sea level and it has mountains very close to the town. It was built right along the gorge near the longest river in Kyrgyz republic - Naryn; it is long and narrow town. As nomads, this night you spend in yurts.
Day 3: Transfer or Ride Naryn - Tash Rabat caravanserai (130 km)
This day you can ride or be transferred from Naryn town to the Great Silk Road Tash Rabat Caravanserai. Its construction refers to the 14th century A. D. Tash Rabat is situated at the altitude of 3200 m. above sea level, in the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains. This building has no analogue in the world. It was constructed out of stones and beside that it was partly built inside the mountain. Totally there are 31 rooms, which are joined with mazes. There are also dungeons for medieval culprits. The walls width of is about one meter. This night you will spend nearby the Tash Rabat Caravanserai in yurts. Yurts are nomadic habitations that are made out of wood without using a single nail and felt.
Day 4: Ride (86 km) Tash Rabat - Moldo village
After packing your backpacks you will ride from Tash Rabat to Moldo village in the morning. At the time of Great Silk Way this road was used by ancient traders. It is a nice opportunity to feel that you ride along the same way! On camels and horses thousand of merchants with their goods were passing there from China. This is temperate complexity cycling by the asphalt road along Naryn Valley. Night is in tents at the altitude of 1670 meters a. s. l.
Day 5: Moldo village - Son Kul Lake
This day you can cycle or be transferred (60 km) over the Kurtka Pass (3243m. alt.) from Moldo village to the second largest lake in Kyrgyz Republic - Son Kul. Herders of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it as grassland. 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 easier and shorter. Upon our arrival, you will be free to walk around and enjoy the untouched nature of the lake and its surrounds. Son Kul Lake is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyz republic, it is situated at an altitude of 3016 m. a. s. l. The Lake is surrounded by the mountains. The Kyrgyz nomads with their families started to come to this wonderful area for relaxation and rest. Dinner. Overnight stay (3016 m. alt.) is in the collapsible nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: 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 7: 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 in the area of red canyons, high mountains, rocks and snow peaks. Overnight is in tents.
Day 8: Ride Kyzyl Korgon - 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
At the time arranged beforehand according to the detail of your flight your guide will collect you from the hotel and accompany you to the International Airport of Manas.
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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Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 01
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 02
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 03
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 04
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 05
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 06
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 07
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 08
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