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Experience a complete wildness of nature at the height of 3000 meters above sea level with this amazing 2 day tour. Son Kol lake is truly an enchanted place where mystery intertwines with beauty. Sleep overnight in a yurt, ride your horse on the green alpine meadows, eat the national food and enjoy the landscape. Here at Son Kol, you will turn into a real warrior of Kyrgyz highlands!


This is a mini group tour: number of people – 3 to 12

Start time: 8 AM or coordinated

Duration: 2 days / 1 night

Level of difficulty: easy

Transport mode: Minibus Mercedes Benz or similar

What we suggest to have with you: Summer clothes, warm clothes, baseball cap/panama, sunglasses, sunscreen, hiking shoes, umbrella, camera.


Price: $280 per person


Fixed dates for summer 2023

May 20 – May 21

May 27 – May 28


June 3 – June 4

June 10 – June 11

June 17 – June 18

June 24 – June 25


July 1- July 2

July 8 – July 9

July 15 – July 16

July 22 – July 23

July 29 – July 30


August 5 – August 6

August 12 – August 13

August 19 – August 20

August 26 – August 27


September 2 – September 3

September 9 – September 10

September 16 – September 17


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In the morning we're meeting at Ala Too square in Bishkek and starting our breathtaking journey to Son Kol. The road is gonna take us about 4 hours so picturesque views are ensured.


1 day

Bishkek - Burana Tower - Konorchek canyon - Son Kol lake

In the morning after pickup from your hotel we'll start our breathtaking journey to Son Kol. The road is gonna take us about 4 hours so picturesque views are ensured.
On the way, stop in Tokmok town (80km) to have a glance at the famous Burana Tower. This ancient structure was built in the 11th century to serve as a watching tower and is therefore quite worth your visit. Here we’ll spend about 30 minutes enjoying a superb view from the top of the tower, walking around to see balbals (gravestones with depictions) and visiting the archaeology museum. Resuming the road. Visiting the picturesque Konorchek canyon for a light but awesome hike with some otherworldly views. Lunch on the way. Arrival at Son Kol through the serpentine mountain passes. Now it’s time to explore the lake itself, its green pastures and the landscape. Horseback riding on the alpine meadows. Dinner. Bonfire time and stargazing. Overnight in yurts (traditional Kyrgyz dwelling).

2 day

Son Kol lake - Kochkor town - Orto Tokoi reservoir - Bishkek

In the morning after breakfast we’re going to start exploring Son Kol a bit deeper. Free time for walking around and even swimming (summer season). After several hours of perfect meditation we’re starting our way back to Bishkek. Descending down the mountain passes. Lunch in Kochkor town. Moving on. Stop by the turquoise Orto Tokoi reservoir. Moving on. Arrival in the capital city. Drop off at Ala Too square. This is the end of our short but charming tour, thank you very much!

  Air-conditioned vehicle with a driver

  English-speaking guide

  Accommodation for 1 night – yurt (twin or double stay)

  Meals – full board (B, L, D)

  Horse riding

  Admissions (Burana Tower)

  Flight tickets

  Accommodation on the 2th night

  Health insurance

  Other personal expenses