Trout tour in Chon-Kemin - Fishing in Kyrgyzstan
Trout tour in Chon-Kemin

Fishing in Kyrgyzstan

Trout tour in Chon-Kemin
(Fishing in Kyrgyzstan)

To diversify the leisure of our guests and make the trips useful, we decided to create a tour that will allow you not only to relax in nature, but also get a lot of pleasure from your activities. Today we will go fishing. We will get up very early and go to the Chon-Kemin gorge. It is famous mainly for the Amu Darya trout which can reach 5 kg, but where the Chuy naked osman and a mixture of the Amu Darya and Issyk-Kul trout which got into the Chon-Kemin River from the Ortotokoy reservoir along the Chu River could be found.

Fish feed mainly on water insects and their larvae, earthworms and aerial insects: butterflies, bugs, grasshoppers. In addition, trout also preys on fry. Fishing on a mountain river always requires a certain skill from the fisherman, since the bottom of the rivers is rocky and the hooks can easily be stuck between the stones, on driftwood and branches because the banks of the rivers abound with trees and shrubs.

Even if you are new to this activity the guide will tell and show on the spot how to fish on a mountain river, where to throw a hook and which bait is best to be used. Well, if you understand that fishing is not yours, then you can replace fishing at any time with hunting for mushrooms and berries in the forests of Chon-Kemin.

Available Dates

  • summer 2024 | 10 places Book
  • Individual dates are also available.
  • 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 you can go fishing for the famous Amu Darya trout which lives in large numbers in the Chon-Kemin River which originates in the glaciers of the Kungei-Too and Zaali Altai ridges, flows more than a hundred kilometers to the west between these ridges and eventually flows into the Chuy river. The trip from Bishkek to the fishing place takes only a couple of hours and at 7-8 in the morning you can already start fishing. After fishing, you will have lunch at the guest house and then again can go fishing or go for a walk in the forest for mushrooms and berries.

    What's Included:

    • Transport according to the program

    What's not included:

    • Any changes in the program
    • Alcohol beverages
    • Excursions not included in the program
    • Fishing gear rental - 20$
    • Lunch
    • Fishing permits

    Bishkek - Chon-Kemin Gorge (150 km / 2.5 h). Gathering at the hotel of Asia Mountains. Departure from the city at 5 in the morning. On this day, we will go fishing early in the morning. Why so early? Because trout in the river pecks mainly in the morning when the water level is small and during the day the bite decreases as the water deeps and becomes muddy.

    Arriving at 7-8 in the morning, we will immediately take apart our fishing equipment and proceed to the mysterious action, hiding behind the thorny bushes of sea buckthorn, waiting for the motley Amu Darya trout to pay attention to the bait. Closer to lunch, the car will pick us up and take us to the guest house where the meal will be organized and after that you can wander through the forest in search of mushrooms, enjoy the fresh air and just relax. In the evening the car will take you back to Bishkek.

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