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Without a long and eloquent description we want to inform you that we have just created a perfect winter tour for your magical winter vacation in Kyrgyzstan. To be more precise, this tour had already existed in our arsenal of custom trips for a long time. And it was getting requested so frequently that we thought it would be unfair or even silly not to upload it onto our website. Now, as the justice has been celebrated, you can grab this tour and rock out your vacation with us!


Start time: 8 AM or coordinated

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Level of difficulty: easy – moderate

This is a private tour – only your group will participate

What we suggest to have with you: Warm winter clothes, cap, gloves, sunglasses, swimwear, towel, hiking shoes, umbrella, camera


1 person – $1550

2 – $870 p/person

3 and up – $720 p/person

for larger groups please make an inquiry

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In the morning we’re heading towards the legendary Issyk Kul lake (230km).


1 day

Bishkek - Burana Tower - Chon Kemin valley - Cholpon Ata town 

Visiting the 11th century Burana Tower on the way. We’re gonna spend about 30 minutes here. Next visit is to the picturesque Chon Kemin valley where we’ll have a fascinating horseback ride up the mountains to the breathtaking panorama. Lunch time in a beautiful panoramic restaurant. Moving on. Visiting the other-worldly Kok Moinok canyon for a great short hike. Resuming the road. Arrival in Cholpon Ata (central town of Issyk Kul’s northern coast). Dinner in a restaurant. Overnight in a hotel (Olimp or similar).

2 day

Cholpon Ata town - Grigoriev gorge - Semyonov gorge - Karakol 

In the morning we’re gonna have a magnificent ship ride on Issyk Kul lake which looks like an ocean (1,5 hours). Visiting the open air cultural center Rukh Ordo. Lunch in a restaurant. Now we’re starting to move along the north coast towards Karakol town. On the way, we’re visiting the two amazing gorges - Grigoriev and Semyonov for exploring and enjoying the snowy kingdom of mountains. Resuming the road. Arrival in Karakol (central town between the north and south coasts). Dinner time. Now we’re driving to the nearby village Ak Suu to have a blissful relax time at the hot springs (pools with hot natural water near the forest). Return to Karakol. Overnight in a hotel. (78 hotel or similar).

3 day

Karakol - Ski base - Jeti Oguz valley - Skazka canyon - Bel Tam yurt camp 

Today we’re exploring the beauties around Karakol and transitioning onto the south coast of Issyk Kul lake to discover its wonders.
In the morning we’re heading to the best and biggest Ski resort of Kyrgyzstan. The chair lift will take us to the height of 3040m above sea level. Here we’re gonna be contemplating some incredible views of the whole lake, glaciers and snowy mountains on the background. Now we’re driving close by to visit the picturesque Jeti Oguz gorge (“Seven Bulls” rocks). Exploring the picturesque vast pasture. Resuming the road. Lunch in a restaurant. Moving on and visiting the famous Skazka canyon (Fairy Tale) for an easy but stunning hike. Now we’re heading to our final point of today - Bel Tam yurt camp that’s located on the wild beach of Issyk Kul lake with mountains all around. Dinner. Free time outside around bonfire. Overnight in yurts.

4 day

Bel Tam - Ak Sai canyons - Bishkek 

In the morning after spending some more time at the yurt camp we’re resuming our road. Visiting the nearby Ak Sai canyons to witness a breathtaking Eagle hunting process and archery . Everyone will participate in this activity. Now we’re driving deeper into the charming Canyon of Forgotten Rivers to observe some great views. Picnic on the wild beach. Now it’s time to be returning back to Bishkek (230km). Upon arrival in the city you’ll be dropped off at your hotel (not included)
End of the tour, thank you so much for sharing this magnificent winter journey with us! We hope to see you again!

  Air-conditioned vehicle with a driver

  English-speaking guide

  Accommodation for 3 nights – hotels, yurt (private)

  Meals: full board (B, L, D)

  All activities due to the program

  Admissions (museums, parks etc.)

  Flight tickets

  Accommodation on the 4th night

  Health insurance

  Other personal expenses