This 3 days tour to Song-Kol lake will take you to the most picturesque nature sites in Kyrgyzstan. During the tour you have a great chance to experience a real Kyrgyz Nomadic life in Song Kol, like overnight stay in a yurt (traditional nomadic dwelling), join cooking of traditional Kyrgyz food and mare milk – Kymyz, horseback riding.
Song Kol is a high altitude alpine lake, sitting on 3016m above see level and it is second largest lake with fresh water. It has an area about 270 km and volume of 2.64 km.
In the morning meeting your guide in the hotel you stay and depart to Song-Kol lake. On the way visit Burana Tower with historical museum and Balbals. Burana tower is a 11th century minaret which was built by Karakhanid. You can climb to the top of the tower and enjoy the view of snow-capped Tyan-Shan mountains.
Visit Kochkor village small local bazaar and buy some fruits for dinner in Song Kol. Today you have a great chance to enjoy a view of Kalmak-Ashuu pass (3000m), so we will stop car on the top of the pass to take a photo. Upon arrival have, you have a time for free walking near the lake. Dinner in a yurt.
Overnight in Yurt Camp
Meals: L D
Whole day you will explore pride of Kyrgyztan – Son Kol lake with surrounding pasture and mountains.
After breakfast you will enjoy horseback riding about 3 hours.
After that you will walk to Nomad`s Yurt to experience their lifestyle and culture, making Kymyz – national mare milk drink. Also take a photo and just see their lifestyle.
if you want you can also to try to graze/tend sheeps on horses like a real shepherd.
Overnight in Yurt camp
Meals: B L D
After the breakfast you will have a last opportunity to enjoy this beautiful view of the nature. Depart to Bishkek.
On the way, if you want we can arrange the show of making felt in Kochkor. Lunch in Kochkor.
On the way visiting, historical monument which was built in 1916, located in Boom gorge.
Arrive in Bishkek, go to Bishkek hotel.
Meals: B L
from 90 USD per person (price depends on number of group)
Price includes the following service:
- Transport for all transfers according the program
- All meals, breakfast, lunch and dinners
- Accommodation, stay in yurts camp, 2 nights
- Horses for horse riding
- Horse guide/ horseman
- English speaking tour guide/interpreter
- Mineral water (1 L per person a day)
- Entry fee to the sights
- Airport pick up and drop off