Trip around lake Issyk-Kul
(With light trekking elements )
We suggest you go on a simple mountain hike with comfortable overnight stays in guest houses and yurts. You can go on this tour in autumn, spring or summer.
Each of the places that you’ll visit is beautiful at any time of the year. You will be amazed by the beauty of the nature of Kyrgyzstan. Gorges with unique views are revealed in their own way at different times of the year. In spring it is flowering trees and primroses, in summer - there's lush greenery and many flowers around, and in autumn - there are bright and colorful mountain slopes.
Your unforgettable journey will start from Chon-Kemin gorge. Here you will visit the natural park and stay in a comfortable guest house. After that, you will go on an easy hike through the picturesque Kalmak-Ash gorge. Then you will move to the small town of Cholpon-Ata, and on the way you will hike through the bright red canyons of Konorchek. In Cholpon-Ata you will visit ancient rock paintings near the village Ornok.
After Cholpon-Ata, you will go to the Grigorievskoe and Semenovskoe gorges and visit Suttuu-Bulak lake. Here you can have a picnic with a picturesque view of the lake.
The adventure will continue in the Jyrgalan valley. Here you will walk to the waterfall Kok-Bel, located at an altitude of 2600m. On the way to the waterfall you will admire the views of the famous valley.
Then you will go towards the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul. On the way you will have a city tour in Karakol and you will visit all the main sights.
Next you will go to the Jeti-Oguz gorge and see the rocks called Broken Heart and 7 bulls. In this gorge you will have a walk to the observation point with a panoramic view of the entire valley.
After that, you will visit the Barskoon Gorge and its beautiful waterfalls. The active part of the program will end in the village Bokonbaevo. Here you will see falconry and meet real golden eagles.
Active adventures are waiting for you in this program, let’s go!