Horse riding at Issyk Kul Lake

A loop following Scythian's kurgans

Two days of easy ride on sand and dirty roads from the village of Kyzyl Suu, chef-lieu of the Jeti Oguz district, to Issyk Kul lake and back. On the way, we can observe kurgans, which are still keeping their secrets. But the spot of this program is the sandy and wild beaches of Kyzyl Suu and the hot sources.

Discover the wild beaches and the hot sources of Kyzyl Suu

This short discovery on horseback is carried out with a community of families from the region and is part of our eco-tourism development. This loop can be done all year round.

2 DaysAdventure toursKyrgyzstan

  • 2 people: $202

  • 3 people: $168

  • 4 people: $151

  • 5 people: $141

  • 6 people: $138

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    Program

      
                                Kyzyl Suu - Bay of Kyzyl Suu
    Horse Riding from Kyzyl Suu village to Issyk Kul Lake
    Kyzyl Suu - Bay of Kyzyl Suu

    Departure from Shakir's guesthouse through Kyzyl-Suu village. After the village we follow a small route along the Chong Kyzyl Suu River. On our way we see several Kurgans from former times. After that, we will arrive at the biggest bay of Issyk Kul Lake. We will ride a bit along the shores of the Lake and have Lunch there.In the afternoon we will continue to ride along the shore of Issyk Kul Lake until we reach the Natali resort. There we will spend the night.

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    18 km
    05:00
    0 m
    170 m
      
                                Bay of Kyzyl Suu - Kyzyl Suu
    Horse Riding from Natali Resort at the Issyk Kul Lake to Kyzyl Suu village
    Bay of Kyzyl Suu - Kyzyl Suu
    We will ride from Natali Resort back to Kyzyl-Suu village. On our way through the fields, we see some smaller Lakes.Lunch – picnic somewhere on the way.
    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    24 km
    05:00
    170 m
    0 m

    Tailor-made trip, flexible and welcoming team, super friendly guide and hikes adapted to our abilities and our desires. Wonderful way to discover Kyrgyzstan!

    Julie Francois

    We spent this summer three weeks with family (parents and adult children) in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, with a trip to the city of Kashgar in Sinkiang (China) .Nomads' Land organized all the Kyrgyzstan and China part as well as the trips to Uzbekistan. You can work with them with your eyes closed: impeccable organization, enthusiastic and passionate guide (also speaking perfectly French), good choice of accommodation and activities. Very pleasant preparation with Fabien, who is attentive and has concocted a trip to us. All for good value for money. Allow at least 10 days for Kyrgyzstan to really enjoy it. The change of scenery is total and the way of life is authentic. Expect "average" comfort but the superb landscapes and the amazing welcome of the Kyrgyz people will give you unforgettable memories. To fully enjoy it, nothing like walking: you will go on beautiful hikes: Altyn Arashan, Song Kul, Lenin peak ... They are all doable but still require good condition, especially that of Lenin peak (base camp to camp 1), which is quite long and demanding (allow 10-12 hours round trip), but it is the most impressive. To reach the south of Kyrgyzstan, you have the choice between a few hundred km of tiring tracks or to make a detour through China and the city of Kashgar. The road is excellent and the city itself is worth the effort (with the added bonus of "Western-style" comfort which feels good). However, it was necessary to endure two days of painful police checks between Kashgar and the border, with an occupying army (Han Chinese, from the east) omnipresent. So it's up to you to decide (knowing that this "detour" is quite expensive considering the short season and the few tourists). After Kyrgyzstan, we visited the cities of the Silk Road in Uzbekistan: Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. Impressive and superb monuments, a very rich history, few tourists and a very pleasant atmosphere. The historic centers are not very extensive and can easily be visited on foot. Do not forget Khiva: it is the smallest of the three but the atmosphere is peaceful and timeless, you sometimes have the impression of going back 100 years. This trip was really exceptional, thank you again to Fabien, Murat and the whole team.

    Olivier

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    What is included

    • All transportation in a private vehicle

    • All airport transfers

    • Accommodation as described in the program

    • Meals (3 per day)

    • Bottled water (when possible) & tea

    • English-speaking trekking guide

    • Horses with local saddles

    • Pack horses with saddle bags & horsemen

    • Camping & cooking equipment (tents, mats, gas, stove, etc)

    • All the activities listed in the program

    • Entry fees at national parks and/or border zones listed in the program

    • Entry fees at museums and historical sites listed in the program

    • Domestic flights mentioned in the program

    • A contribution to our sustainable development projects

    • Organisation of the trip & local taxes

    What is not included

    • International flights

    • International banking fees (PayPal, ...)

    • Travel & repatriation insurance

    • Visas / LOI (if applicable)

    • Alcoholic and soft drinks

    • Personal expenses

    • Personal equipment (sleeping bag, headlight, personal medication, etc)

    • Additional costs due to unexpected personal events (health, loss of luggage, ...)

    • Tips for guide & driver (always optional, always appreciated)

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