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Nomad Kyrgyz Festivals, Summer 2015

Kyrgyzstan is a country of traditions. Every tradition and belief goes to back to time when Kyrgyz people lived in yurts, and had nomadic life. Now Kyrgyzstan is developed in many spheres and traditions and rituals are not practices as often as used too. Nomadic Kyrgyz Festival is good chance for every person to go back to time when a lot of traditions, rituals were practiced by kyrgyz nomads.

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Festival on the lake Son-Kul

Winter is over and mountain slopes start to cover with delicate flowers of snowdrops. How fast the cold season is gone and the long-awaited spring have come. However, enjoying the birds singing and the fresh spring air we gradually will come to hot summer days and the opening of the season on Son-Kul lake. This is the event, we would like to emphasize and share with you an unforgettable experience! We would love to invite you to the festival "Nomadic Kirghiz", which will be held in place called Teshik on 17th of June.

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Nooruz holiday that unites people of different nations.

In Kyrgyzstan Nooruz is considered a family holiday. Families get together and cook, eat and usually families bring animal for sacrifice. Any kind of animal can be sacrificed, depends on the budget of the family. Rich once have cow or horse; some have sheep, just chicken or duck. After meat is cooked, family members, with close friends and neighbors start feasting siting around "dastorkon" on "toshoks". The feast always begins with prayer. The oldest of the family read verses from Koran or says prayers for the spirit of relatives who passed away.

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The Silk Snow Expedition -2015, Part 5 or Аlong the path of the Silk Road

Three of the Silk Road passed through the territory of Kyrgyzstan. The first and main branch started in East Turkestan. Merchants were along the river Kok-Suu, passed through the pass and reached Irkeshtam , Alai Mountains. Thence along the river Kyzyl-Suu path led to the city of Termez, then crossed the Amu Darya and the town of Merv went to Iran to the Mediterranean Sea.

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Silk Snow Expedition -2015, Part 4 or frozen waterfalls

We were sent to hospital in Karakol to get medical certificate. Usually you can get stamps on paper without physical being there, but doctors in hospital required personal presence. Medical examination took us about an hour and a half. Then we visited gorge Dguku, where our leaf spring was lost. Since Kyrgyzstan is a country of Sprinters, after a few hours we already had two brand new original lesf springs, sent to us from Bishkek.

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The Silk Snow Expedition -2015, Part 3 or finding deer

The Silk Snow is very adventurous expedition because, plans changes very quickly. For example yesterday we were making plans for next few days. We found out from guide book that there is Naryn State Reserve, and this reserve is special, because there are unique animals as red deer are bred. Naryn State Reserve became our next day destination. Since we had no idea how to get there, locals were kind and explained rules and ways. It turned out that we needed special permission. Next day The Silk Snow, international team head towards the reserve with a hope to get a chance to see animals.

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The Silk Snow Expedition -2015 -Part 2

After another cold night -30 C, team head towards the caravan Tash-Rabat, through Chatyr-Kul. We remind you that expedition began in 2014, and the movie makers have already visited other countries to make a documentary film "The Silk Snow". The expedition started in Kyrgyz Mountains on January 29 and will finish February 20, 2015.

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The Silk Snow Expedition -2015, Part 1

The Silk Snow Expedition is started in 2014. Group of movie makers visit historical places, mountain valleys on skies. The main goal of the expedition is to introduce people with live styles of people who live along Silk Road, also show how they go through natural hardships and obstacles. This documentary will show unique adventures of participants and new places in the world.

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Discount for Lenin peak

Hurry up! Discounts for Lenin peak!

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We have three collective trekking programs for summer 2015.

We are glad to inform you that we have three collective trekking programs for summer 2015. Travel with us this summer and get an amazing experience!We are waiting for You in KYRGYZSTAN!

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