Season: July — August
from $ USD per person.
This program combines elements of mountain hiking and vehicle transfers that allows discover the vast territory of Central and East Kyrgyzstan.
One of the interesting places to see is Issyk-Kul. Lake Issyk-Kul is basically a huge dent, filled with water, in the Ala-Tau ranges that form the northern arm of the Tien Shan. The name means “ warm lake”. A combination of extreme depth, thermal activity and mild salinity means the lake never freezes, its moderating effect on the climate, plus abundant rainfall, have made it something of an oasis down through the centuries.
Another one is Song-Kul lake. Alpine lake Song-Kul, at (3013m), is one of the loveliest spots in central Kyrgyzstan. All round it are lush pastures favored by herders from the nearest villages, who spend summer here with their animals. Visitors are welcome, and this is sublime place to camp and watch the sun come up. In this beautiful picturesque place you can try fish from Sonkul Lake, Kyrgyz cheese and a drink of nomad kumyz.
Merzbacher lake — this amazing lake is situated at the junction of South Inylchek and North Inylchek glaciers. The lake fills with ice and melted water every year and then breaks under the Inylchek glacier, making flood. And as a result water level of Inylchek River rises in 2–3 times. Water breaks a tongue of the glacier taking away huge ice blocks with.
Tour program “Lakes of Kyrgyzstan”
Tour price “Lakes of Kyrgyzstan” in USD
The program price includes:
• Guide services
• All transfers according to the program
• Full meals according to the program
• Porter services
• border pass
• Accommodation at a hotel in Bishkek — 2 nights
• Accommodation in a hotel on Issyk-Kul — 1 night
• Accommodation in Altyn-Arashan gorge — 2 nights
• Accommodation in Sonkul in yurts — 2 nights
• Accommodation in Tash-Rabat — 2 nights
• accommodation in 2 local trekking tents
Price doesn’t include:
• Personal expenses
• International flights
• Deviations from the main program
Moving is carried out:
In Bishkek, in a guest house.
In cities, during trips and in base camps — three meals a day.