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Kegeti to Shamshy Gorge 3-day trek

If you want a challenging hike with breath-taking views of mountains, valleys, and sweeping landscapes, this 3-day trek is for you. Starting at Kegeti Valley, you will be treated to stunning vistas that will only get better as you make your way to Shamshy gorge at nearly 4,000m above sea level. If you are an experienced hiker, this trek is not to be missed.

Kegeti valley

3-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Start from Kegeti, trekking up to 2,800m pass. Camp for the night.

Day 2: Trekking via Tuyuk Shamshy 3,700m pass to Shamshy gorge. Camp for the night.

Day 3: Trekking down the gorge. Transfer back to Bishkek. Dinner and overnight on your own.

Camping at kegeti

Costs

1 person: $330

2 persons: $390 ($195 per person)

3 persons: $420 ($140 per person)

4 persons: $460 ($115 per person)

The cost includes a tour guide service, transport to the starting point from Bishkek and from end point back to Bishkek, meals during the trek, camping equipment.

To book a place at this 3-day trekking tour, please book at Apple Hostel reception.

You can also contact us on WhatsApp:
+996 553 280 881

Song Kol Lake 4-day 3-night Horse Riding Tour

Are you looking for an adventure in the spectacular Kyrgyz countryside that is affordable, a bit challenging but not too physical and that will leave you wanting for more breathtaking views?

This 4-day 3-night horse riding trip to the alpine lake of Song Kol is perfect for you then.

Compared to a 3-day horse riding tour, this is a more relaxed itinerary with several hours horse riding day. Suitable for beginners and families with kids.

Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrival to Kyzart. Lunch. Start horse riding to Kilemche (3- 3.5 hours on a horse). Dinner & overnight with the shepherds
  • Day 2: Kilemche – Song Kol. Lunch/dinner & overnight in a yurt camp ( 3- 3.5 hours on a horse)
  • Day 3: Song Kol (Tuz Ashuu)  –  Song Kol (Kyrjol) – Lunch/dinner & overnight in a yurt camp (2 -3 hours on a horse)
  • Day 4: Song Kol – Kyzart (3-4 hours on a horse). Lunch. Farewell to the horse guide. Depart Kyzart. 

 

  • Included:
    • Horse rental.
    • Horse guide (with limited English).
    • Helmet for horse riding.
    • Meals.
    • Accommodation.

     

  • Not included:
    • Transport (around 400 soms by Marshrutka/bus one way (Bus number #514) / private transfer from Bishkek to Kyzart is $50 per car.
    • English speaking horse guide is $10 extra per day per group.
       

    Duration: 4 days and 3 nights

    Requirements: trekking boots/gaiters, weatherproof warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, rain coat and warm clothes – It gets really cold at night!

    Best season: Mid June – Mid September (This is a summer only tour).

    Accommodation & meals: 3 nights in a yurt, 4 lunches, 3 dinners and 3 breakfasts.

    Prices

    • 1 person: 16,200 som
    • 2 people: 23,600 som
    • 3 people: 31,000 som
    • 4 people: 47,200 som

     


    To book this tour please contact us:

    Email: applehostelkg@gmail.com
    Phone number / WhatsApp: +996 553 280 881
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6-day Horse Riding from Talas to Sary Chelek National Park

Have an adventure of a lifetime in a week long horse riding from a rural village in Talas region, the least tourism developed area via the mountain passes to Sary Chelek National Park. It is one of the parks with the hardest accessibility for travellers.

Are you up to the challenge?

The highest point in the tour is 3600 m, the lowest point is at 1200m.  Around 6 -8 hours of horse riding every day in the tour with breaks for lunch and enjoying pristine nature.

Level of difficulty: Medium.
Prior experience in horseriding for this tour is recommended. 

The itinerary for the tour is:

Day 1: Arrive to Talas. Dinner & overnight in a homestay. 

Day 2: Transfer to the Start from Besh Kol valley and reach Chiim Tash valley. Camping. 

Day 3: Chiim Tash to Kara Kulja valley.  Camping.

Day 4: Kara Kulja to Korumdu valley. Camping 

Day 5: Korumdu Valley to Kashka Suu valley.  Camping 

Day 6: Kashka suu to Iirii Kol lake. Camping 

Day 7: Iiri kol lake to Arkyt village. Dinner & overnight in a guesthouse.

Day 8: Departure, going back to Bishkek.

Requirements: trekking boots/gaiters, weatherproof warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, rain coat and warm clothes – it gets really cold at night!

Best season: Mid-June – Mid-August  

Prices: 

  • 4 people: 42,000 som per person 
  • 5 people: 40,000 som per person
  • 6 people:  38,000 som per person 

Price includes :
2 nights stay in a guesthouse & dinner, guide, horse guide, cook, horse porters, meals during the trek, entrance fee to the park, tent set up fee, and camping equipment. 

To book this tour please contact us:

Email: applehostelkg@gmail.com
Phone num / Wats app: +996 553 280 881
 
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