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Horseback riding tours to Song-Kol (Son-Kul) and Kol-Ukok lakes. Song-Kul is the 2nd largest lake in Kyrgyzstan after Issyk-Kul lake, but not less beautiful, come and explore it!! (Ref.: AKG0003)

Activities & ToursTours by local professionals3-day horseback riding tour to Son-Kul lake, Ref: AKG0003

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Horseback riding tours to Song-Kol (Son-Kul) and Kol-Ukok lakes. Song-Kul is the 2nd largest lake in Kyrgyzstan after Issyk-Kul lake, but not less beautiful, come and explore it!! (Ref.: AKG0003)

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3-day horseback riding tour to Song-Kol lake (Son-Kul lake), Kyrgyzstan

SERVICE PROVIDER

Kanat organizes horseback riding tours to Song-Kol (Son-Kul) and Kol-Ukok lakes within “Song-Kol Adventure”.

Kanat has been working as a tourist guide in Kyrgyzstan for more than 6 years.  He loves and respects his job! Besides, Kanat speaks fluent English and he has experience in interpreting, so it will be easy to communicate with him and with other people around you.

Furthermore, Kanat will not only show you the most beautiful places of Kyrgyzstan, he will be with you during the whole trip. He is very sociable and friendly person, and he is always ready to help you.

LOCATION

Song-Kol (also known as Son-Kul) is a mountain lake in Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan.  It is the 2nd largest lake in Kyrgyzstan after Issyk-Kul lake, but not less beautiful! Besides, it is the largest fresh water lake in Kyrgzstan. It is located at an altitude of 3016 m and its area is aprox. 270 sqm.

Song-Kul is mostly surrounded by summer pastures and mountains. You can visit this amazingly beautiful but hard-to-reach area of Kyrgyzstan preferably from June to September, but it’s possible to get there from April to October.

TOUR DESCRIPTION 

TOUR: 3-day horseback riding tour to Song-Kol lake (Son-Kul lake), Kyrgyzstan

  • Category: Horseback riding tour
  • Requisites: you are expected to be capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, comfortable and in control at a walk with the saddle, trotting on the flat ground.
  • Requirements: warm and waterproof clothes, a sleeping bag
  • Tour notes: during the tour a local guide will assist you and look after the horses. Horseback riding time is approximately 4-6 hours per day. The altitude varies between 800 – 3500 m above sea level.
  • Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
  • Regions: Naryn (Kochkor)
  • Transport: SUV 4×4
  • Tour season: April/ May/ June/ July/ August/ September/ October
  • Category: Horseback riding tour

 Day 1: Kochkor – Kilemche

The tour starts from Kochkor. After having breakfast you will be transferred to the Kyzart pass where the horse riding starts. You will cross the Kyzyl-Kiya pass. You will have lunch in the yurt camp on the Chaar-Archa jailoo then continue over the pass to the Kilemche Valley where you will enjoy the views of Baba-Ata Mountain (4400 m).

After lunch, in about 2 hours of horse riding you will get to the Kilemche pasture (jailoo). Here you will have time to walk and enjoy the nature. Dinner and accommodation in the yurt camp. (Horseback riding time about 5-6 hours).

Day 2: Kilemche – Tuz ashuu

After breakfast you will start your trip to Song-Kul lake.  The route runs through the mountain called “Jalgyz Karagai” with an altitude of 3400 meters above sea level. It is a good opportunity to enjoy the astonishing view of the lake and mountains from the top of the pass. Then you will have lunch in the yurt camp located almost on the shore of the lake. After lunch you will continue your horseback riding tour along shore of the lake to the north-west of Song-Kol. Dinner and overnight in a yurt camp. (Horseback riding time about 5-6 hours).

Day 3: Tuz Ashuu – Kyzart – Kochkor

After breakfast in Tuz Ashuu you will leave to Kyzart village via Tuz ashuu pass. On the pass you will enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the whole Song-Kol valley.  Say “Goodbye Song-Kol” and ride down to the village where your lunch is already served for you in a family home stay. After lunch transfer to Kochkor. Accommodation and dinner in the home stay. Horse time is 5 hours.

– you can also stop your horseback riding tour when you get to Song-Kol lake. In this case, you will be transferred to Kochkor by car;

– the tour is flexible, so you can add or substract days upon you wish (the price will be changed too)

PRICES

Please note, that the prices listed in US dollars are indicative and approximate, they will vary depending on the USD/KGS rate! The real prices indicated by the service provider are listed in Kyrgyz soms (KGS)!

THESE PRICES INCLUDE: English speaking guide, meals & accommodation only in a yurt camp; horse rental; car (with a driver); fuel; accommodation in a yurt camp  (4 people in 1 yurt); mineral water before horseback riding and after horseback riding (1 L per person daily)

THESE PRICES DOES NOT INCLUDE: travel insurance; bank taxes; accommodation and meal in the guesthouse; single accommodation in yurts; alcohol and soft drinks; desserts; additional horses for carrying luggage

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Price (USD)

*price indicated by the service provider

3-day horseback riding tour to Song-Kol lake (Son-Kul lake)

1 pax: 205 USD per person

2 pax: 135 USD per person

3 pax: 110 USD per person

4 pax: 100 USD per person

2-day horseback riding tour to Kol-Ukok

*for more information about this tour, please, consult the service provider 

1 pax: 120 USD per person

2 pax: 80 USD per person

3 pax: 65 USD per person

4 pax: 60 USD per person

 

If you need additional information, please, do not hesitate to contact the service provider using the contact form on this page!

BOOKING DETAILS

In order to book the activity, please, use the contact form on this page.  Please, do not forget to indicate your trip dates.

Remember, that your booking should be confirmed by the service provider and it does not represent a contractual relation with Central Asia Guidebook.

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The prices are indicative and may therefore vary depending on the current KGS/USD rate, number of days/kilometres of your itinerary or time of the year and do not represent a contractual relation with CAGB. Besides, Central Asia Guidebook is not responsible for the price changes made by service providers without notice. 

You can check the actual kyrgyz currency exchange rates here or using Google services.

 

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