This Kyrgyzstan MTB holiday is among the Tian Shan Ranges. This adventurous Tien-Shan mountain biking trip visits famous lakes of Issyl-Kul Lake and Son-Kul Lake
This Kyrgyzstan MTB holiday rides among the Tian Shan Ranges and along two famous lakes in Kyrgyzstan Issyl-Kul Lake and Son-Kul Lake. You will see picturesque landscape of Karkara valley, try rustic cuisine and breathe fresh air during this trip. Itinerary is a combination of asphalt and gravel roads with light traffic.
Prices for Tian Shan mountain biking trip in 2021
Group of 4 people –USD1400 per person
Group of 6 people –USD 1200 per person
Group of 8 people –USD 1000 per person
Single supplement for accommodation – USD 45 per person per program (available in Bishkek only)
Highly recommended: All tourists should have medical insurance for the particular activities with a minimum coverage of USD 35 000.
Border permit is required and must be arranged preliminary. Paper work takes 5-6 weeks.
Tian Shan mountain biking trip itinerary
1st Day. Bishkek
Arrival in Bishkek. Meet with guide and short city sightseeing. Check bikes. Lunch and dinner in restaurants.
2nd Day. Bishkek – Karkara valley
After breakfast transfer to Karkara valley (500km) along north shore long day driving, part of the road biking, acclimatization. This valley is a permanent place for acclimatization and base (in summer time) for climbers. Dinner and overnight in tent camp.
3rd Day . Karkara - Jety-Oguz Gorge
Start of Biking tour. Departure from Kar-Kara valley to Karakol town by Issyk-Kul Lake via Novovoznesenovka village (70 km, 4-5 hrs). Sightseeing biking in Karakol, then transfer to the Jety-Oguz Gorge (50 km, 1 hr). Dinner and overnight in tent camp.
4th Day Jety-Oguz
Biking through the forests along the river, following Jety-Oguz gorge to the mountain barrier (full day). Overnight in tent camp.
5th Day. Jety-Oguz – Kaji- Say village
Biking downhill from Jety-Oguz to Issyk-Kul Lake, further along the Lake to Kadjy-Sai (100 km, 5 hours). Swimming on the way. Overnight in tent camps
6th Day. Issyk-Kul Lake
Rest by the Lake. Afternoon biking along the southern lakeside of Issyk-Kul to the Kara-Tala place (70 km, 4 hours). Overnight in tent camp.
7th Day. Issyk-Kul - Kochkor village
Rest by Issyk-Kul Lake. Afternoon bike from Kara-Tala to Kochkor village (70 km, 4 hours). Overnight in CBT home stay.
8th Day. Kochkor village – Son-Kul Lake
Biking/transfer from Kochkor to Son-Kul Lake (3016m above sea level). Rest and overnight in Yurt Inn.
9th Day. Son-Kul Lake
Day in Son-Kul Lake. Free time, walking around, meeting with local nomad family or radial biking. As an option: horse riding.
10th Day. Son-Kul Lake – Bishkek
Transfer to Bishkek, 360 km.
11th Day. End of the Kyrgyzstan MTB holiday
Check out, airport transfer. Departure