Join this Kyrgyzstan adventure and journey into an offbeat destination renowned for its trekking and horse riding, an ideal place to discover nomadic culture at a grassroots level.
Traverse your way across the rarely visited southern corner of this centuries-old Central Asian nation, on a two-part Kyrgyzstan adventure between Naryn and Osh. Over fifteen days you’ll journey through remote valleys, and verdant pasturelands frequented only by the herdsman who dwell in yurt camps there during the summer, pass by small and remote traditional Kyrgyz villages, stay in traditional yurt camps, trek and horse ride across high passes and visit Uzgen (an ancient capital city). Switch trekking for rafts to paddle across the stunning Kel Suu lake located at over 3300m and hemmed in by towering rock walls overlooking the placid alpine blue waters.
- Visit the ancient Silk Road caravanserai of Tash Rabat, which was originally built as a Christian monastery in the 10th Century.
- Paddle across and explore Kel Suu Lake, one of Kyrgyzstan’s largest and highest natural dam lakes, and also a little-seen corner of the country.
- Experience traditional Kyrgyz hospitality and ways of life staying in yurts and venturing out on horseback.
Why you'll love this adventure
- Learn about nomadic culture and all the tasks that come with it, such as animal husbandry and cooking
- Stay in traditional yurt camps
- Chance to see wildlife including ibex, Marco Polo Sheep and wolves
Maximum 8 people
Hiking & Trekking, Mixed Activity
Style of Travel
Guided Group, Solo Traveller
20 July 2019
1 August 2019
This trip can be tailor made for your perfect travel dates. Please make a booking enquiry for more information.
A 15 day Kyrgyzstan adventure traversing your way across the southern corner of the country, through remote valleys, and verdant pasturelands frequented only by the herdsman who dwell in yurt camps there during the summer.
Specialists in trips to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, former Soviet Central Asia and the Caucasus, this operator aims to add positive benefit to the areas visited by ensuring that whenever possible, the money goose directly to the people of the region. In their words “”small scale tourism might not change the world but every path starts with a single step’.
The founders met as travel guides in the mountains of Afghanistan and bonded over a shared passion to enable other people to experience the beauty of Pakistan and Afghanistan, lands that are often described as dangerous and inhospitable.
Working with small groups of a maximum of 12 people and using specialist local guides throughout, their aim is to provide authentic and original experiences for all guests. This small number allows for greater security, flexibility and access to local people and places. Each set itinerary trip is individually designed to coincide with local events or to visit the area at the best time of year.
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