Ride to Holy Lakes of Arslanbob

A Horseback Riding Adventure in Kyrgyzstan's Ferghana Valley

Our loop will take you through originel walnut forests, open pastures, and majestic mountains as we make our way to the sacred lakes of Arslanbob. 

Ride to the heart of Boobash Ata's spirituality

Experience the unique combination of horseback riding and spiritual exploration as you visit the holy lakes of Arslanbob in Kyrgyzstan's beautiful Ferghana Valley - a program co-organized with CBT (Community based on tourism) Arslanbob: NGO "Relict Forest"

3 DaysAdventure toursKyrgyzstan

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                                Arslanbob village - Sere
Riding from Arslanbob to pastures of Sere
Arslanbob village - Sere

We will start our day after our breakfast and head west towards the Kyzyl-Alma fields and Jayloo Kara-At. Along the way, we will have the opportunity to witness the seasonal nomadic life in the Jayloos.

After a leisurely ride, we will then ascend the Char-Archa pass (2800m) and continue on to the alpine pasture of Tulga-Tash. We will take a break for lunch and rest before continuing our journey up to Chakmak-Tash, where we will have usually the chance to see a large number of yaks grazing in the area.

The day will conclude with camping on the Jayloo Sere, where you can enjoy the tranquility of the valley and the stunning views of the mountains. 

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
30 km
1300 m
500 m
                                Sere - Tash-Koroo
Horseride from Sere to Tash-Koroo pastures
Sere - Tash-Koroo

After breakfast, we'll set out on horseback towards the Tash-Koroo, a large canyon known for its stunning scenery. We'll stop for lunch along the way before continuing our journey towards the holy lake.

As we approach the lake, we'll have maybe the opportunity to see pilgrims from Central Asia, riding and walking around the lake, paying their respects. We'll set up camp in the Tash-Koroo canyon and enjoy dinner under the stars, surrounded by the natural beauty of the valley.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
35 km
1000 m
1000 m
                                Tash-Koroo - Arslanbob village
Horseride from Tash-Koroo to Arslanbob
Tash-Koroo - Arslanbob village

After breakfast, we will set out on horseback towards Dubana-Mazar, taking in the beauty of the coniferous forests along the way. We will stop for lunch in the Jayloo Sere before continuing our journey up to the Char-Archa pass.

From the pass, we will descend towards the picturesque village of Arslanbob. We will end the day by spending the night in a CBT (Community-based Tourism) Homestay in Arslanbob, experiencing the local culture and hospitality.

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
35 km
1200 m
2000 m

Excellent travel company. The organization of the trip with Bakyt went very smoothly; he was very attentive and flexible regarding our requests. Our guide Aisuluu spoke perfect French (as well as Russian, Kyrgyz, and English) and was always able to answer our questions and was very caring. The driver who accompanied us was also very friendly. We had a wonderful week in Kyrgyzstan. The hospitality of the people who hosted us deeply touched us. Highly recommend the Nomadsland agency for any travel in Central Asia for the quality of their services and their kindness.


Quick and efficient in the discussion prior to the tour. Both guides (ski touring and horse riding) were friendly & very knowledgeable. Highly recommended !



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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