Horses riding in Kyrgyzstan

Horses riding in Kyrgyzstan

Horse riding in Kyrgyzstan 03 – 12 days.

 Transport: A/C, total 1030km.

Trip season: From June till September. 


In these Celestial Mountains are lots of amazing mountainous lakes. One of them is ChatyrKul Lake. ChatyrKul Lake is an alpine lake in the Tian Shan Mountains, the name which means Celestial Lake in Kyrgyzstan. Central Asia Tours team in this program invites you to discover ChatyrKul Lake. This is the furthest, isolated and unexplored part of Kyrgyzstan. ChatyrKul is located near the border with China. Also, it is an ancient caravan route of the 14th century passing through the fortress of Tash-Rabat. The program allows you to discover the unique region, which is still savage












Day 1.

Bishkek – Kochkor:

Meeting at the Manas airport with a guide translator and driver. Transfer to the center of the Kyrgyz capital. Rest and shower in a guest house. Lunch in a local restaurant in Bishkek. Transfer to the Kochkor village. On the route, we briefly visit the Burana Tower, dated from the 11th century. Following Kochkor through the road of Issyk-Kul Lake. The Lake is the main curiosity of the country. In the evening arriving at the village. Dinner and night.

200km transfer by car B/L/D Home stay 


Day 2.

Kochkor – Son Kul:

After breakfast, we visit the local handicraft centre. Demonstration of made from sheep wool felts. Following the road to SonKul. We cross the pass AshuKalmak at 3447m above sea level. On the way to the pass, you can admire surprising nature: stone deserts are replaced by endless alpine meadows full of beautiful flowers edelweiss. Descent to the lake Son Kul at 3016m. Through yurt camps, we join our yurt. Dinner and overnight at the yurt stay at 3020m. WC is outside.

150km transfer by car B/L/D Yurt camp


Day 3.

Son Kul – KyzylTuu:

Early departure with our vehicles to reach the Naryn city. Passing through the pass of MoldoAshuu. Arrive at Naryn, lunch in a local cafe, or picnic. Following the road to the At-Bashi village. In the afternoon, arrive at the local homestay in the village. Walking around and discovered this beautiful village. Dinner and overnight.

250km transfer by car B/L/D Homestay


Day 4.

KyzylTuu - Shirikty:

After « Kyrgyz » breakfast, our luggage will be loaded to horses. We ride on the horses through the foot of the At-Bashi channel, then, we get to the Shirikty valley at 3533m above sea level. Picnic on the route with a view to the beautiful nature. Installing the tent camp, dinner, and overnight at 3000m.

6h horse riding B/L/D Tent


Day 5.

Shirikty – Tash Rabat:

Horse Riding in Tash-Rabat Valley. We reach with the horses the pass which rises to 4130 m altitude. Beautiful view around Shirikty pass. Picnic outdoors. We arrive to Tash Rabat Caravanserai. Caravanserai was an extensive network of traveler’s inns along the caravan roads, located outpost of civilization in isolated regions, providing shelter from the hostile natural environment and from bandits of the 14th century. Installation in the yurt. Leisure, Caravan Sarai, visit the 14th-century trace. Dinner and overnight. (3100 m altitude). 

7h horse riding B/L/D Your local


Day 6.

Tash Rabat – Ak Say:

After breakfast moving to ChatyrKul (3rd largest lake in the country). It is situated at 3560m above sea level near the border with China, surrounded by high mountains. At noon, we are on the pass Tash Rabat at 3960 m. Outdoor picnic. A panoramic view of the lake and the chain of Kakshal Too. Kakshal Too is a large mountain range, which stretches for a length of 582 km(in Kyrgyzstan) between Kyrgyzstan and China. Descent to the ChatyrKul lake, installation in a tent camp, dinner, and overnight near the yak breeders. (altitude 3570 m).

6h-7h horse riding B/L/D Tent



Day 7.

Ak Say – Ichke valley:

In the morning after breakfast, we reach the pass called Last. There is Ichke valley at 4062m. Picnic in the pass with an outstanding view of nature. Following the road to the valley Ichke. Installation in our camp near the shepherd’s pasture. Overnight and dinner.  

6h horse riding B/L/D Tent


Day 8.

Ichke – Kara Suu Bel:

After breakfast, we continue riding in the direction that goes to China. Picnic in the picturesque view. On the way meeting with the grazing animals.

6h horse riding B/L/D Tent


Day 9.

Visit the yak and other animals farm:

After breakfast, we meet with the life of people who live peacefully in the middle of the mountains. The culture of the Kyrgyz people has evolved over the centuries and up to the present time has kept its uniqueness and clearly expressed elements of the nomadic way of life. Picnic. Meeting with the driver. Transfer to Naryn. Dinner and overnight.

150kmtransfer by car 3h horse riding B/L/D Homestay 


Day 10.

Naryn – Bishkek:

After breakfast, we take our vehicle. Transfer to Bishkek. Lunch in a restaurant on the route. At the end of the day, arrival to Bishkek. Installation in a guest house in the center of the capital. Free time to walk around. Dinner in a typical restaurant in Bishkek. Overnight in the guest house

400km transfer by car B/L/D Homestay


Day 11.


Day of dedication to the visiting of Bishkek. In Bishkek, there are a lot of places making your stay interesting: museums and theaters, restaurants and cafes, modern entertainment centers, parks, and gardens. After breakfast we start from the Square of Victory, walking through the parks we get to the Osh Bazaar market. Osh bazaar is always lively and colorful. Free time to do shopping. Dinner at the restaurant downtown. Overnight in a guest house.

Visit Bishkek B/L/D Home stay


Day 12.

Bishkek – Europe:

Transfer to the airport, flight home. End of Service!

30km transfer by car

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Price includes:

 All transfers,

 Guide translator, and equestrian guide,

 Accommodation,

 Fullboard,(all meals)

 Admissiontothemuseums   

 Border permits,

 Rentofcampingequipments,

 Rent of horses for luggage


 Travel insurance,

 International air ticket and airport taxes,

 Alcoholandmineralwaters,

 Taxesofbank,

 Additional services not mentioned in the program. 

  Supplement price for single room: 40$/person.

The notes

 The visa is not required for Swiss nationals, EU, Canadian and Japanese passport with at least 6 months valid for a period do not exceed 60 days. Nomandatoryvaccine.

 Payment of the trip, please read it in the Term&Conditions.

 Equipment for the trip, please read it in the Term&Conditions.

 Please, do not forget to send us a copy of your passport 40 days before the trip.

 Provide your personal medicament because the guide has only a basic pharmacy. Medicament for the stomach, headache, cold, external wounds.

 To do this trekking, you have to be experienced riders.