Two completely different natural parks, lakes, rocky beaches, mountain tracking, traditional culture
This trip will allow you to plunge deeply into the life of nomadic Kyrgyz and to feel harmonious beauty of the nature of Kyrgyzstan.
High mountains, long and narrow valleys, cold rivers, noble lakes and herds of horses in wild pasture.
Radial trekking in search of lakes and other artifacts of the Talas Mountains.
Life among the real nomads in unique place, complete silence and separation from civilization.
The legendary burial site of the great Manas. Cultural center, where you will find an exciting immersion in the history of Kyrgyzstan.
Then Toktogul reservoir with soft water, rocky beaches and amazing landscapes.
Sary Chelek Natural Park is the one of the biggest walnut grove in the world and of course with beautiful lakes.
1. Bishkek - Talas - Besh-Tash
5. Besh-Tash - Talas
6. Talas - the cultural center of Manas - Toktogul
7. Toktogul - Sary Chelek
8. Sary Chelek
9. Sary Chelek
10. Sary Chelek - Bishkek
For details, see Itinerary section.
Talas. The region of Kyrgyzstan, known for its deep traditions of primordially Kyrgyz culture.
Our destination is the Besh-Tash national park.
We will spend the next 3 days high in the mountains. Together we will live in a yurt with local farmers.
Stunning nature and harmonious animal world around.
We will breathe the freshness of the mountain lakes, pump the thigh muscles, drink kymyz and enjoy the beauty of this world.
Beware there is no hot shower in the mountains!
On the 5 day we will leave Besh-Tash and spend the afternoon in the city of Talas. Local food, excellent bath and bazar.
Next day in the morning we will visit the Cultural Center of Manas - the place where the great hero of the whole nation is buried.
Then Toktogul reservoir with soft water, rocky beaches and amazing landscapes. One day tracking: coast, small village and school classes with young nomads.
Last 3 days we will spend in Sary Chelek Natural Park. A bit crowdy place but still one of the best in Kyrgyzstan!
Back to Bishkek.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you in Bishkek at the hotel or at the airport (early in the morning).
End location: I'll take you to the hotel in Bishkek.
Duration: 10 days
Japanese minivan for five passengers.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
8000 KGS - Horseback riding, public bath, nuts, fruits, herbs and spices, eating at local cafes, sim card
Note: 1 USD = 70 KGS
I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation with a driver upon request.
My car can fit up to 4 people comfortably. Please inquire for larger groups.