Trip to Kel-Suu lake - 3-days journey
Trip to Kel-Suu lake

3-days journey

Trip to Kel-Suu lake
(3-days journey)

Köl-Suu is an amazing lake. Just 10 years ago almost no one had heard about it and now a huge number of tourists visit it every year admiring its blue water surface, its narrow rocky shores and discovering the originality of these parts of Kyrgyzstan.

The valley is surrounded by green pastures where cows, horses and sheep are transported for the summer to graze. They graze peacefully in the meadows, among high mountains, cold stormy rivers, in the fresh air. You will pass along the Chuy valley and having passed the Boom gorge turn north in front of the city of Balykchy. Having passed the village of Kochkorka you will reach the city of Naryn, where you will stop for lunch at one of the local cafes.

From here, your path will run along the Ak-Sai River Valley. You will climb the Kyzyl-Bel pass and then go down to the At-Bashi valley. The Ak-Sai River Valley is one of the largest alpine valleys in Kyrgyzstan. The height of the bottom of the valley ranges from 3,000 to 3,900 m above sea level, and this alpine terrain is an ideal habitat for the famous Marco Polo and the famous Lake Köl-Suu is also located here.

Köl-Suu Lake is located at an altitude of 3,500 m above sea level and is surrounded by high cliffs. The lake appeared due to a landslide that blocked the river. Then it turned into a 12 km long pool.

You will stop at the yurt camp, where the welcoming hostess will be happy to meet you, feed and accommodate you. It is just a paradise - green meadows, fresh mountain air, breathtaking landscapes and silence. Great place to spend your weekend!

Available dates

  • July 12-14.2024 | 9 places Book
  • July 19-21.2024 | 10 places Book
  • August 02-04.2024 | 10 places Book
  • August 23-25.2024 | 6 places Book
  • Individual dates are available. Contact the program manager.

Trip details

Intensity Level 1
Season All season
Begins in Bishkek
Ends in Bishkek
Airport Аэропорт Манас (FRU)
Airport out Airport Manas (FRU)
Wildlife Marmots, Birds, Predator birds, Rodents


Great for Individuals Families Couples

On this tour we will visit the already legendary Köl-Suu Lake, which now attracts the attention of thousands of tourists. They specifically request a visit to this unusual lake, which every few years becomes smaller, exposes its bottom and opens rocky shores with amazing caves. We will also meet a family that sets up yurts for tourists and grazes livestock in these parts of Kyrgyzstan every year.

What's Included:

  • Transport according to the program
  • Meals (2 dinners, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch)
  • Accommodation in a yurt camp
  • Border permits

What's not included:

  • Any changes to the program
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch on the first day and lunch, dinner on the last day)
  • Excursions not included in the program
  • Horse rental

Bishkek – Köl-Suu lake (460 km / 9 h). Gathering at the Asia Mountains hotel at 6 in the morning. On this day, we have to cover almost 500 km of the road from the city of Bishkek to the yurt camp which is located near Lake Köl-Suu. We will make stops along the way to warm up, will stop for lunch in the city of Naryn and in the evening we will arrive at the yurt camp. The remaining evening time will be free. You can wander around the surroundings, take beautiful sunset photos and take a break from the long road. Dinner and overnight at the camp.


Köl-Suu lake. On this day we will take a walk to the lake Köl-Suu itself (if desired, this can be done on horseback), which is located at an altitude of 3500 m above sea level. It was formed after a landslide that blocked the river, which over time turned into a pool among sharp rocky cliffs. We will organize a picnic on the shore; take a bunch of amazing photos. If there are boats we can ride them for a fee. In the evening we will return to the camp. Dinner and overnight at the camp.


Köl-Suu lake – Bishkek (460 km / 9 h). Today the return back to the capital is waiting for us. We will leave the camp in the morning to return to the capital without hustle. Lunch will also be in the city of Naryn in one of the cafes. Another 5 hours and finally we are at home.

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