Follow in the Tracks of Ancient Nomads Across Tien Shan

Off road travelling in order to discover Kyrgyzstan, the land of virgin nature and nomad culture. Come across unbelievable landscapes and learn about the traditions and lifestyle of local nomads, motorized adventurous and unimaginable impressions await for you in this trip.

What's Included?

• 6 nights and 5 riding days
• All transfers
• KTM 690 Enduro R 2015
• Support vehicle
• Technical support
• Spare motorcycle
• English-speaking guide service
• Full board (3 meals a day)
• Farewell dinner
• Full board (3 meals a day)
• Farewell dinner

Duration

7 days

Destination Covered

Bishkek, Song Kol Lake and Naryn

Best Suited

All
Day 1: Manas Airport - Chunkurchak Gorge

06:00 Arrival, meeting at the airport
07:00 Breakfast
09:00 Accommodation at the hotel
10:00 Briefing, motorcycle pick up, motorcycle breaking-in
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Rest time

After meeting at Manas Airport we head towards Chunkurchak Gorge. The gorge is situated at the height of 1800 m above the sea level amidst alpine meadows and magnificent mountains. Upon arriving we accommodate at a cozy and comfortable cottage. Get some rest after a long flight, enjoy fresh mountain air, the amazing views of sparkling river and magnificent mountains and taste national and European cuisine. Afterwards we have a group meeting and your tour guide will go over how the tour is organized and what to expect. For lunch and dinner we have the most delicious national dishes.

Accommodation : Kara Bulak Eco Resort or similar

Day 2: Chunkurchak Gorge – Suusamyr

09:30 Breakfast
10:30 Departure
13:00 Picnic
14:00 Departure
17:00 Arrival in Suusamyr valley

Total distance per day: 185 km
Ride difficulty: 1-2
Terrain: 85% off-road, 15% pavement
Max height: 2 000 m

After breakfast we are on the way towards Suusamyr Valley – a picturesque mountain valley located right in the heart of the Tien-Shan Mountains. Our road to Suusamyr runs through the Too-Ashuu Pass (3000 m). This stretch is considered to be the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan. From its height you can see the amazing panoramic view of Suusamyr Valley. We make a short stop to take the pictures. Afterwards we have a picnic and enjoy drinking fragrant coffee. We finish the day by arriving in Suusamyr Valley and accommodating at tourist complex where we stay overnight.

Accommodation : SUUS Lodge or similar

Day 3: Suusamyr – Song Kol

08.30 Breakfast
09:30 Departure
12:00 Picnic
13:00 Departure
16:30 Arrival at Lake Song Kol, a trip around the lake
18:00 Accommodation at yurt camp

Total distance per day: 220 km
Ride difficulty: 1-2
Terrain: 50% off-road, 50% pavement
Max height: 3 500 m

After breakfast get ready for a long ride to one of the most beautiful locations in the northwest, Lake Song Kol. It’s situated at a height of 3000 m above the sea level. Song Kol can be rightly called the wonder of Tien-Shan. The magnificent lake is surrounded by mountains and pastures. Here it’s possible to see snow-white yurts, herds of yaks, horses and sheep and meet friendly shepherds. By the evening we get to the lake where we stay overnight in yurts – a national dwelling of nomads.
Note: yurt capacity 6 people. But during the low season you can be accommodated 2 pax per yurt according to the availability.

Accommodation : yurt camp

Day 4: Song-Kol – Naryn

08:30 Breakfast
09:30 Departure
13:00 Picnic
14:00 Departure
17:00 Arrival in Naryn

Total distance per day: 320 km
Ride difficulty: 1-2
Terrain: 85% off-road, 15% pavement
Max height: 3 300 m

We say goodbye to Song Kol and head to see and take pictures of petroglyphs-ancient rock engravings. Being on the top of mountain ridge we admire the fabulous views over the Song Kol lake. We continue riding to Naryn. This particular stretch seems to be made in motorcycle heaven. The road runs along amazing landscapes, through passes, hills and sand canyons. On the way it’s possible to meet nomads and learn some facts about their mode of life. Picnic. Late in the evening we arrive in Naryn and accommodate at “Khan-Tengri” hotel where we stay overnight.

Accommodation : Khan Tengri Hotel or similar

Day 5: Naryn – Tosor

08:30 Breakfast
09:30 Departure
12:00 Picnic
13:00 Departure
16:00 Arrival at Tosor

Total distance per day: 220 km
Ride difficulty: 1-2
Terrain: 85% off-road, 15% pavement
Max height: 4020 m

Today we’ll ride along the Naryn River – the longest river in Kyrgyzstan (its length is 535 km) and continue riding till we see its junction with another river – Kichi Naryn. It’s time to stop and enjoy the breathtaking sceneries. In the afternoon we’ll take a thrilling ride across the Tosor Pass (4020 m). Riding difficulty-2. From its height you’ll see a panoramic view of Lake Issyk-Kul which is unique and famous and considered to be a pearl of Central Asia. Picnic. In the evening we arrive in Kadzhi-Sai where we stay overnight at a cosy guest house.

Accommodation : Guesthouse

Day 6: Tosor – Bishkek

08:30 Breakfast
09:30 Departure
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Departure
16:00 Arrival in Bishkek, motorcycle drop-off
17:00 Transfer to the hotel
17:30 Accommodation
19:00 Farewell dinner

Total distance per day: 350 km
Ride difficulty: 1
Terrain: 15% off-road, 85% pavement
Max height: 1750 m

Our last day of riding takes us back to the capital. As we travel towards there we pass the Orto-Tokoi water basin which is located in rocky mountains. Upon arriving in Bishkek we turn in the bikes and accommodate at the hotel to freshen up before our complimentary farewell dinner that evening at café in ethnic style.

Accommodation : Futuro Hotel or similar

Day 7: Transfer to airport -Departure

Today is the day to pack your bags, filled with the experiences and memories of a great tour and head home. Have a safe journey home and we hope to see you back for another motorcycling sunride next year.
Not Include:
• International flights
• Equipment
• Fuel for tourists' motorcycles – 85 $
• Single supplement
• In case of motorcycle accident or fall-off the driver is responsible for the repairs and damages - € 600
• Early check-in - until 12:00

Price quotation:
4pax - 2800$
5pax - 2700$
6pax - 2535$
7pax - 2300$
8pax - 2288$
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