Walking and enjoying the view of snowy Tian-Shan mountains, skiing, meeting with an eagleman
Traveling to Kyrgyzstan in winter tine presents travelers with the opportunity to see celestial Tian-Shan mountains, introduce Kyrgyz people, our culture and local food, ski in the biggest Karakol ski resort and spectate the Kyrgyz eagle hunting.
Best done between December - March these itineraries are ideal for those looking to get a taste of Kyrgyzstan's winter without crowded tourists.
ROUTE: Manas airport - Bishkek - Burana Tower - Ruh Ordo cultural complex - Cholpon Ata city - Karakol city - Karakol ski resort - Barskoon Gorge (going for a walk) - Skazka Canyon (a bit hiking) - Bokonbaevo village (eagle hunting) - Chon Kemin valley - Ala Archa National Park (going for a walk) - Bishkek - Manas airport
DAY 1. Bishkek - Burana Tower (1. 5h, 86km) - Cholpon Ata city, 4 hours (282 km): visiting historical sightseeings, enjoying the view of the lake
DAY 2. Karakol city -Karakol ski resort, 30 min (11 km)
DAY 3. Karakol city - Ak Suu Kench hot spring - City tour, 1h (30km)
DAY 4. Barskoon gorge (1. 5h, 80km) - Skazka Canyon (20min, 24km) - Bokonbaevo village (30min, 35km)
DAY 5. Eagle hunting (Bokonbaevo) - Chon-Kemin valley, 2. 5h (170km)
DAY 6. Chon-Kemin valley: Relaxing day by walking/hiking around and enjoying the view.
DAY 7. Ala-Archa national park (3. 5h, 189km) - Bishkek (50min) - City tour
The itinerary can be changed, shortened or prolonged on your request
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel
Duration: 7 days
Weather in the wintertime is unpredictable. If the weather is too cold, our walking/hiking will be shorter than in our tour.
Transportation for 1-3 people can be an offroad 4x4 vehicle.
For large groups please inquire the quote.
All transport have air-conditioner
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2500 1USD is about 70 som - You can change cash before I come to you or on our way in Bishkek. 2500-3000 KGS will be enough per person for some snacks and for bottles of water
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.