Kochkor - Son-Kul

Riding tour


11 days, 10 nights

Kind of route

horse riding tour


maximum of 12


Mid-June to September



Guaranteed tour dates

on request

Route: — Kochkor Saralajaz Akbel — Suuk — Koldooshuu Utor — Son-Kul — Issyk-Kul — Bishkek


This journey will give you the opportunity to enjoy the amazing beauty of the Central Tien Shan Mountains. You will see one of the most magnificent mountain lakes. The route goes through alpine meadows, mountain passes and alpine lakes. You can see the scenic spots with rich flora and fauna, which are of great interest for hiking and equestrian tourism.

The cost of the tour program per person:

Paxes 2 4 6 8 10 12 Single room supplement
USD 1189 839 719 686 643 609 69


Bishkek Grand Hotel (***), including breakfast
Issyk-Kul Guest House
Son-Kul and during equestrian crossings The yurt, the traditional dwelling (5-6 people in one yurt), including dinner and breakfast

Notes! Single accommodation is possible only in Bishkek.

  • Visitors should be prepared for the fact that the horse they will spend several hours a day
  • Tourists should have a backpack, mountain shoes, sunglasses and cap


  • All transfers YES
  • Accommodation according to the program YES
  • Three meals a day (except lunch on the first day)YES
  • Excursions tours around the city, mentioned in the programYES
  • GuidesYES
  • All ticketsYES
  • Registration in OVIRYES
  • Visas, consular fees and other formalities (except for registration).NOT
  • Flights to / from Kyrgyzstan. NOT
  • AlcoholNOT
  • Additional services in hotels NOT
  • Staff Tips NOT
  • Souvenirs NOT


Day 1: June 26 / July 10. Bishkek.

Arrival to Bishkek. Transfer to the Bishkek — Grand Hotel (***), relaxation and breakfast. City Tour (Oriental Bazaar, Central square Ala — Too). Dinner. Continuation of the tour in the city. Dinner in the cafe.

Day 2: June 27 / July 11th. Bishkek - Kochkor. (200km)

After breakfast drive to Kochkor. On the way, visit Burana tower. Lunch in a small restaurant. Accommodation at CBT home stays in Kochkor. In the evening felt carpet making show. Dinner. Overnight in home stays.

Day 3: 28 June / 12 July. Kochkor - Saralazhaz - Akbel.

After breakfast (about 09:00) we go to Djailoo SaralaSaz by car (app. 1 hour). There we meet the family that is lending us their horses for the trip. Start of our horse-back riding trip. We leave at about 11:00, riding over alpine meadows where you see a lot of different yurts. We arrive at Djailoo Ak-Bel in the afternoon (about 4 hours).We are awaited by the family with kymyz, the national drink made from fermented mares milk. Dinner. Overnight in the yurt.

Day 4: June 29 / July 13. Akbel - Pass Buchuk - Cook.

We leave the Djailoo at about 08:00 after breakfast. We go down to the valley Irizuu over some hills. We start our way up the mountain to reach Buchuk. Lunch. Then we go up to Djailoo Cook, which is situated on a place of breathtaking beauty. At the Djailoo, we have tea as usual and a traditional dinner. Overnight in the yurt.

Day 5: June 30 / July 14th. Cook - Pass Kuchbel - Koldoshuu.

Breakfast. We start at about 09:00 to conquer the pass Kuch Bel. A bit further up, we have a perfect view on the surrounding snow-covered mountain ranges and some neighboring valleys. From there on, we start to get up to the pass. We plan to go down by a gorge produced by a small mountain river. After the descent, we have a rest on a small elevation on the slope, where there are some rocks in the back. Pick nick. In the afternoon, we arrive to Djailoo Koldosuu, where the family awaits us with dinner. Overnight in the yurt.

Day 6: 01 of July / July 15th. Koldoshuu - Pass Kyzylkaya - Utor.

We get up at about 08:00 and after breakfast start to cross some hills (and also the border between Kochkor and Naryn region) to arrive at the Djailoo KyzylKia, where we have lunch with a charming family. Afterwards, we cross the pass KyzylKia (2600m) and stay at the Djailoo Utor, which is situated in alpine meadows with the most beautiful mountain flowers you could imagine. This day is a shorter one, with only about 3 � 4 hours on horse, so it will give you some time to rest on the Djailoo and to recollect your energies. Dinner and overnight in the yurt.

Day 7: July 2 / July 16th. Utor - Kilemche - Sonkul.

We start our trek at about 08:00. We go over some hills and small passes to Djailoo Kilemche. On the way, you will see a variety of mountain gorges. At the Djailoo Kilemche, we have to cross a river, and then start our way up to our last mountain pass. On the way, we have lunch on a beautiful pasture, and some rest. On the top, you can catch the first view of SonKul (3016m), of its waters between green hills. We can have a rest in a yurt and some tea and a snack. In the late afternoon, we do the last part of our tour to the final yurt further to the east of the lake. Dinner. Overnight in the yurt.

Day 8 July 03 / July 17. Sonkul.

Free day at the lake. It is a day of rest.

Day 9 July 04 / July 18. Son-Kul - Issyk-Kul.

Right after breakfast, drive to Lake Issyk-Kul Lake (North Shore Bosteri village area, 300 km). Accommodation in a boarding house, a day off, relax on the beach.

Day 10: July 5 / July 19th. Issyk-Kul - Bishkek.

After breakfast drive to Bishkek (260 km), lunch on the way. In the city you will have time to visit the market and buy gifts for friends and family.

Day 11, July 06 / July 20.

Departure. Airport transfer.



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Kochkor — Son-Kul

Kingdom of the Tien-Shan-Mountains

Tour covers 4 countries

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