10 DAYS in Kyrgyztan "Tien Shan"

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In the footsteps of ancient nomads across Tien – Shan

10 - day motorcycle tour Join us for this adrenaline-packed Enduro adventure through Kyrgyztan’s rugged beauty. Traveling through the thinly populated landscape will make you soon realize that the middle of nowhere is more wonderful than you ever imagined. This tour starts in Chunkurchak Gorge and leads you through the fascinating sceneries. The route takes you through canyons, alpine meadows, across difficult passes and along mountain lakes. We might even find some ancient rock paintings or petroglyphs along this awesome route. We will end the days with marvelous sunsets and cozy accommodations. This ride will leave you breathless!

  • Total distance: 1690 km
  • Ride difficulty (five-point scale): 1-2
  • Terrain: 70% off-road, 30% pavement
 

Day 1. Manas Airport - Bishkek

After meeting at Manas Airport we head towards in Bishkek. Bishkek is located at 700 meters above sea level. Upon arriving we accommodate at a cozy and comfortable cottage. Get some rest after a long flight, enjoy fresh mountain air, the amazing views of sparkling river and magnificent mountains and taste national and European cuisine. Today we get the motorcycles pass instructions along the route, we will discuss characteristics of the track, etc. For lunch and dinner, offers delicious national dishes.

06:00 Arrival, meeting at the airport

07:00 Accommodation at the hotel

09:00 Breakfast

10:00 Briefing, motorcycle pick up, motorcycle breaking-in

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Rest time

 

Day 2. Bishkek – Suusamyr

After breakfast we are on the way towards Suusamyr Valley – a picturesque mountain valley located right in the heart of the Tien-Shan Mountains. Our road to Suusamyr runs through the Too-Ashuu Pass (3000 m). This stretch is considered to be the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan. From its height you can see the amazing panoramic view of Suusamyr Valley. We make a short stop to take the pictures. Afterwards we have a picnic and enjoy drinking fragrant coffee. We finish the day by arriving in Suusamyr Valley and accommodating at tourist complex where we stay overnight.

09:30 Breakfast

10:30 Departure

13:00 Picnic

14:00 Departure

17.00 Arrival in Suusamyr valley

Total distance per day: 185 km

Ride difficulty: 1-2

Terrain: 85% off-road, 15% pavement

Max height: 2 000 m

 

Day 3. Suusamyr – Song-Kol

After breakfast get ready for a long ride to one of the most beautiful locations in the northwest, Lake Song Kol. It’s situated at a height of 3000 m above the sea level. Song Kol can be rightly called the wonder of Tien-Shan. The magnificent lake is surrounded by mountains and pastures. Here it’s possible to see snow-white yurts, herds of yaks, horses and sheep and meet friendly shepherds. By the evening we get to the lake where we stay overnight in yurts – a national dwelling of nomads .

08.30 Breakfast

09:30 Departure

12:00 Picnic

13:00 Departure

16:30 Arrival at Lake Song-Kol, a trip around the lake

18:00 Accommodation at yurt camp

Total distance per day: 220 km

Ride difficulty: 1-2

Terrain: 50% off-road, 50% pavement

Max height: 3 500 m

 

Day 4. Song-Kol – Naryn

We say goodbye to Song Kol and head to see and take pictures of petroglyphs-ancient rock engravings.Being on the top of mountain ridge we admire the fabulous views over the Song Kol lake. We continue riding to Naryn. This particular stretch seems to be made in motorcycle heaven. The road runs along amazing landscapes, through passes, hills and sand canyons. On the way it’s possible to meet nomads and learn some facts about their mode of life. Picnic. Late in the evening we arrive in Naryn and accommodate at ͞Khan-Tengri hotel where we stay overnight.

08:30 Breakfast

09:30 Departure

13:00 Picnic

14:00 Departure

17:00 Arrival in Naryn

Total distance per day: 320 km

Ride difficulty: 1-2

Terrain: 85% off-road, 15% pavement

Max height: 3 300 m

 

Day 5. Naryn – Tosor

Today we ride along the Naryn River – the longest river in Kyrgyzstan (its length is 535 km) and continue riding till we see its junction with another river – Kichi Naryn. It’s time to stop and enjoy the breathtaking sceneries. In the afternoon we take a thrilling ride across the Tosor Pass (4020 m). Riding difficulty-2. Along the road you can enjoy the beauties of Central Tien-Shan wild nature and there’s a possibility to see the herds of wild yaks. From the height of Tosor Pass you can admire a panoramic view of Lake Issyk-Kul which is unique and famous and considered to be a pearl of Central Asia. Picnic. In the evening we arrive at “guest house” boarding house where we stay overnight. 

08:30 Breakfast

09:30 Departure

12:00 Picnic

13:00 Departure

16:00 Arrival at Issyk-Kul – guest house “Shanson”, “Tosor”

Total distance per day: 220 km

Ride difficulty: 2

Terrain: 85% off-road, 15% pavement

Max height: 4020 m

 

 

Day 6. Tosor – Karakol

The departure is after the breakfast at the resort. We move to “Karakol” base which is located at an altitude of 2300 meters. This base is among top 10 ski-base of the world! We call on the way to a beautiful canyon “Djeti Oguz” where our guide tells you a lot of enthralling facts about this place. At the evening we settle at the ski-base “Karakol”. The cozy cottages will let you refresh and restore the power for the further trip.

08:30 Breakfast

09:00 Rest time

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Free time

18:00 Dinner

Total distance per day: 120 km

Ride difficulty: 0

Terrain: 0% off-road, 0% pavement

Max height: 2600 m

 

Day 7. Karakol - Karakol

After the breakfast we move to “Arashan Canyon”. Our track starts at Karakol town, then we move to “Teploklyuchinka” settlement and further high to the mountains. The hot springs “Altyn-Arashan” well out at the canyon at the valley of Arashan river 10km far from Karakol town near to Ak-Suu village. Altyn-Arashan means “golden healing springs”. The water temperature of this low-radon spring is about 50C. The place is quite picturesque as any other corner of Kyrgyzstan.

08:30 Breakfast

09:30 Departure

13:00 Picnic

14:00 Departure

17:00 Arrival in Karakol

Total distance per day: 65 km

Ride difficulty: 1-2

Terrain: 85% off-road, 15% pavement

Max height: 3300 m

 

Day 8. Karakol – Semenovskoe and Grigorievskoe Gorges – Cholpon-Ata

Today is another huge day full of spectacular sceneries. After breakfast we’re going to have a short city tour of Karakol. Afterwards we head to the most beautiful gorges of Kyrgyzstan. Along the amazing mountain paths we ride through the gorges up to the lakes of Chon-Ak-Suu located high in the mountains. In the evening we arrive in Cholpon-Ata resort town.

08:30 Breakfast

09:00 Departure

13:00 Picnic

14:00 Departure

17:00 Arrival in Cholpon Ata

Total distance per day: 220 km

Ride difficulty: 1-2

Terrain: 40% off-road, 60% pavement

Max height: 2300 m

 

Day 9. Cholpon-Ata – Bishkek

We finish our tour by heading back to Bishkek. As we ride towards there we pass through the Boom Gorge where we can see steppes, snow-capped mountains and amazing Aeolian castles. Upon arrival in Bishkek we accommodate at the hotel and have a farewell dinner.

08:30 Breakfast

09:30 Departure

13:00 Picnic

14:00 Departure

17:00 Arrival in Bishkek and accommodation at the hotel

19:00 Farewell dinner

Total distance per day: 340 km

Ride difficulty: 1

Terrain: 0% off-road, 100% pavement

Max height: 2300 m

 

Day 10.  

Today is the day to pack your bags, filled with the experiences and memories of a great tour and head home. Have a safe journey home and we hope to see you back for another motorcycling sunride next year.

 

Price: 2850 Euro pro person

 

Inclusions:

  • 8 riding days
  • 9 nights
  • Transfers to airport
  • KTM 690 Enduro R 2015
  • Support vehicle
  • Technical support
  • Spare motorcycle
  • Fuel for tourists' motorcycles
  • English-speaking guide service
  • Full board (3 meals a day)
  • Farewell dinner
  • Mineral water
 

Exclusions:

  • Single supplement 150 €
  • Early check-in - until 12:00
  • Travel insurance  
  • Visa (no visa is required for the EU citizens)  
  • Airfare
  • Equipment
  • Mobile services  
  • All other services not specified «inclisions» section
  • In case of motorcycle accident or fall-off the driver is responsible for the repairs and damages –600 € 
 

Accommodations:

  • Bishkek – Hotel « Futuro » or «Baikhan»
  • Suusamyr – «SUUS Lodge» (or «Baitur»)
  • Song Kol – national yurts (6 people per one yurt)
  • Naryn – Hotel «Khan Tengri» or «Celestial mountains»
  • Issyk-Kul – Guesthouse
  • Karakol - Hotel "Argo" or "the Green Yard" 
  • Cholpon Ata – Resort Center “Carven” or “Aurora plus”
  • Bishkek – Hotel “Baihan” or “Futuro”
 

Good to know

The climate in Kyrgyzstan is sharply continental, and throughout the day the temperature in the mountains can range from + 30 up to 0 degrees, that’s why we recommend the tourists taking warm shoes, warm clothing, sunscreen and sunglasses with them

 

We recommend the tourists having with them:

  • Arm waterproof jacket, pants/motorcycle overalls
  • Enduro helmet or helmet with visor
  • Thermal underwear
  • Warm hat
  • Enduro boots
  • Gloves
  • Knee guards, elbow protectors and chest protector
  • Backpack, thermos
 

Notes:

  • Respect foreign culture and people
  • Off-road riding experience
  • Observe terms and conditions of the agreement
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Inclusions:

8 riding days

9 nights

Transfers to airport

KTM 690 Enduro R 2015

Support vehicle

Technical support

Spare motorcycle

Fuel for tourists' motorcycles

English-speaking guide service

Full board (3 meals a day)

Farewell dinner

Mineral water

 

Exclusions:

Single supplement 150 €

Early check-in - until 12:00

Travel insurance  

Visa (no visa is required for the EU citizens)  

Airfare

Equipment

Mobile services  

All other services not specified «inclisions» section

In case of motorcycle accident or fall-off the driver is responsible for the repairs and damages –600 € 

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