Horseback riding to Song-Kol lake

Son-Kul lake is one of the must vist place in Kyrgyzstan. It is located at 3000m a.s.l. It is place for thousand semi-nomads in summer time. we call 3 day horse riding among the nomads in Son-Kul.

3 Day

Duration

Apr-Oct

Availaibility

From 100$

Price starts

  • Itinerary

Day 1: Kochkor — Kyzart pass 2664m — Kilemche jailoo

Early breakfast transfer to Jumgal valley to starting point of the horse ride below the Kyzart pass. Meeting with the guide and horsemen. Within sight of the road, cross Kyzyl-Kiya jailoo, an enormous, relatively flat sea of grass. Continue over the Chaar-Archa Pass (3 061 m) into the Chaar-Archa Valley and eat a tasty lunch at Kilemche jailoo, with views of holy 4400 m Baba-Ata Mountain. The name means “like a carpet,” and this swathe of grass covers whole mountain ranges, with shadings as subtle as any shyrdak (shyrdak is a Kyrgyz felt carpet). Dinner in a yurt.

Horse time: 5 hours.

Trek time: 5-6 hours.

Day 2: Kilemche — Song Kol lake

Spend the morning climbing to Jalgyz Karagai pass (3400m), enter the lake basin. The trek offers superb views of grassland and mountain ranges. After lunch at Jaman Echki, follow the lakeshore east to Batai Aral, and meet the host family of Kyrgyz shepherds. Overnight in yurt,enjoy typical local food, such as fermented mare’s milk and grill fish from the lake.

Horse time: 5 hours.

Trek time: 5-6 hours.

Day 3: Song Kol lake – Kochkor

After breakfast you can walk shore of the lake. After lunch Transfer to Kochkor by the Kalmak Ashuu pass(3446m) Arrival in Kochkor.

Transport 3 hours (110km)

  • Price includes
  • Accommodation & meals:
  • Horses
  • Horse guide(English speaking)
  • Transport go/back
  • Mineral water
  • Price excludes
  • Travel insurance,
  • Air tickets,
  • Alcohol
  • Tax of bank,
  • Additional services not mentioned in the program.
  • Price info
  • 1 person $230
  • 2 people = $150/person
  • 3 people = $140/person
  • 4 people = $130/person
  • 5 people = $115/person
  • 6 people and more = $100/person
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