The nature of Song-Kol (Son-Kul) lake place can amaze a traveller even in winter. “Winter tour to Song-Kol Lake” will give you the opportunity to enjoy the silence and bewitching winter nature and of course get an unforgettable experience (Ref: AKG0021-2).
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Winter tour to Song-Kol Lake, Kyrgyzstan
“Winter tour to Song-Kol Lake” is organized by “Song-Kol Travel” travel agency. A small local travel agency that is specialized in organizing tours to / around Lake Song-Kol (Son-Kul).
Besides, Song-Kol Travel agency offers trekking, horse riding and ski tours from 2 up to 21 days. They offer personalized itineraries to their clients to Song-Kol (Son-Kul) lake, Kol-Ukok, Kel-Suu and Tash-Rabat.
Son-Kol Lake is located at an altitude of 3016 m, it has an area of about 270 km and a volume of 2.64 km. The maximum length of the lake is 29 km, a width of about 18 km and an extreme depth of 21 m.
In winter, the lake gets frozen and covered with ice (from November to May). The temperature of the lake in winter drops to -20 ° C and it is covered with snow 200 days a year, which reaches up to 1 m.
The nature of this place can amaze a traveller even in winter. You can enjoy the silence and bewitching winter nature and of course get an unforgettable experience.
Song-Kol Travel Agency offers winter tours, individual and group programs at Son-Kul Lake (Song-Kol lake):
- Horseback riding
- Yak riding
- Horse-drawn sledding over the lake
- Meeting with fishermen
- Accommodation in a yurt on the shore of Son Kol Lake
Professionally trained guides will help you get acquainted with the peculiarities of winter nature and the historical and cultural heritage of this region.
- Itinerary: Bishkek – Kyzart – Kilemche – Tuz Ashuu pass – Song-Kol (Son-Kul) lake – Tuz Ashuu pass – Kyzart village
- Tour category: horse riding tour, winter tour
- Duration: 3 days
Day 1: Bishkek – Kyzart – Kilemche
Bishkek – Kyzart by taxi or public transport (about 5-6 hours) or by transport provided by the agency (for additional payment)*.
Lunch in the village of Kyzart. After lunch, a horse ride to Kilemche. On the road you will see a beautiful mountain landscape. Kilemche is located at an altitude of 2500 m above sea level. After 3 hours ride, arrival at the shepherd’s house where you can get acquainted with the real life of shepherds. Dinner and overnight in the house.
Day 2: Kilemche – Tuz-Ashuu pass – Song-Kol Yurt Camp
This day will be even more exciting, because you have to go through a difficult mountain pass – the Tuz-Ashuu pass, its height is 3400 m. You can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of Son-Kul Lake from the pass. We will get to the yurt camp at lunch, free time. You can enjoy a beautiful view of the mountains, ride a sleigh or play various national games. And in the evening you will be amazed by the beautiful view of a starry sky. Dinner and overnight in yurts.
Day 3: Son-Kul – Tuz Ashuu Pass – Kyzart
After breakfast, we will climb to the Tuz-Ashuu pass, where you can admire the beautiful winter landscape. After 3-hour ride we will get to the destination, from where we will go to Kyzart village by car. Lunch in the guest house. After lunch, departure to Bishkek.
*taxi (Bishkek-Kyzart) – 50 USD / public transport – 5 USD per person / transport provided by the agency – 100 USD (Bishkek – Kyzart – Bishkek)
The price includes: accommodation and meals in a yurt at Son Kul Lake, accommodation and meals in the shepherd’s house, if there are more than 4 people – the groom´s services are included in the tour price (speaks basic English), horse rental.
The price does not include: flights, taxes, alcohol, transportation costs.
Price in kyrgyz soms (KGS)
*indicated by the service provider
|1 person||19400 KGS||278 USD|
25300 KGS (group)
*12650 KGS (per person)
363 USD (group)
*182 USD (per person)
31500 KGS (group)
*10500 KGS (per person)
452 USD (group)
*151 USD (per person)
44300 KGS (group)
*11075 KGS (per person)
635 USD (group)
*159 USD (per person)
50500 KGS (group)
*10100 KGS (per person)
724 USD (group)
*145 USD (per person)
56700 KGS (group)
*9450 KGS (per person)
812 USD (group)
*136 USD (per person)
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