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Explore the Beauty of Sary-Chelek on Horseback with Your Family

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Sary-Chelek reserve 

Are you ready for a breathtaking adventure in Kyrgyzstan? Look no further than Sary-Chelek Travel! Our horseback riding tour around Sary-Chelek national park will take you on a journey through some of the most stunning landscapes in the country.

  Experience the beauty of clear waters, pristine lakes, majestic waterfalls, and towering mountains. Immerse yourself in the nomadic way of life, surrounded by shepherds and diverse landscapes that will leave you in awe.

 Sary-Chelek Nature Reserve is a haven for nature lovers, boasting lush greenery, vibrant flowers, and a variety of trees. It is truly the greenest place in Kyrgyzstan, offering a unique and unforgettable experience for all who visit.

 Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the wonders of Kyrgyzstan with Sary-Chelek Travel. Book your adventure today!


Category: Horseback riding  

Duration: 6 days horseback riding

Level of difficulty: Medium 

Best season: end of June to September 

Requirements: trekking boots, weatherproof warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, torch, tent, sleeping bag and sleeping pad

Itinerary: Kara-Suu lake - Kotormo pass - Sary-Chelek Reserve – Kara-Suu village

Day 1: Leave Bishkek or Osh. Arrive in Kyzyl-Kol. Dinner. Accommodation in a CBT home stay. 

Day 2: Breakfast. Transfer to Madaniyat Chat valley. Meet the guide and support team. The tour starts alongside a stream towards the Turduk Gorge. Short picnic lunch. By the way you can ride the horse in the walnut forest.  Supper and overnight in the guest house.

Riding time – 6-7 hours. 

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Day 3: Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast at our guest house, followed by an exciting horse riding adventure up to the stunning Kyzyl-Kol hill. Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view, ride through lush walnut forests, and admire the diverse array of trees and flowers along the way. Book your horse riding experience now and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature! 

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Day 4: Start your day with a delicious breakfast before embarking on a thrilling horse riding tour through the picturesque walnut forest. Make your way up to the stunning Sary-Chelek lake and explore all 6 lakes in the reserve. Capture breathtaking moments with your camera and enjoy a night under the stars in a cozy tent. Gather around the campfire, sing traditional Kyrgyz songs, and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

Horse riding  5-6 hours

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Sary-Chelek main lake

Day 5: After the delicious breakfast we continue our journay going up to the Kotormo Pass, situated 2450m above sea level. descend to the tranquil Kara-Kamysh lake where you can stay in a traditional Yurt camp, immersing yourself in the nomadic culture.

As part of our unique experience, we organize the thrilling nomad game Kok Boru, offering you a chance to engage in a traditional and exciting competition. And that's not all - our skilled cooks will prepare mouthwatering shashlyk with a choice of meat and trout fish, ensuring that your taste buds are as satisfied as your adventurous spirit.

More interesting horse riding in Sary-Chelek lake
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Day 6: After enjoying a delicious breakfast, the next activity on the agenda is horse riding along the Kara-Suu river. The journey will take you up to the pass Jylan-Kyr, where you will have the opportunity to have lunch while taking in the spectacular views. After lunch, the adventure continues as you descend to Kugandy before making your way back to the Yurt Camp. You will have the chance to spend the night at the Yurt Camp, immersing yourself in the traditional nomadic lifestyle and enjoying the peaceful surroundings. It promises to be a memorable experience filled with breathtaking scenery and unforgettable moments.

Riding time 7-8 hours.

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Day 7: In light of today's relaxed schedule, characterized by a leisurely start and a departure from the Yurt camp between 10 and 11 am, the morning meal takes on a more unhurried pace. Following breakfast, we embark on a picturesque journey towards a charming waterfall, relishing the serene ambiance as we make our way to the guest house. This tranquil ride serves as a delightful interlude before concluding our tour at this final destination. The day's activities culminate with a satisfying dinner served at the guest house, providing a fitting conclusion to our exploration.

Riding time 3-4 hours

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Day 8:Breakfast. Transfer to Bishkek or Osh.

Attention: The above description is given for 6-day horse riding tour! 

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