Tian Shan mountain biking trip: Kyrgyzstan MTB holiday

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

Mountain Biking
11 days
$1,000 to 1,400

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.

Price Includes

  • Land transport as stated in the programme (Airport - Airport)
  • Cook service ( from Day 1 till Day 9)
  • Accommodation in twin standard room: Bishkek – 3*Hotel – 3 nights including early check- in Karakol – Guest house – 1 night
  • Meals: full board during the biking
  • Border permit
  • Excursions and entrance fees
  • English speaking guide for biking

Price Excludes

  1. OVIR registration ( if required)– USD 15 per person
  2. Mountain bike rental –USD 15 per day, USD 500 deposit (refundable)
  3. Horseback riding in Son-Kul
  4. Lunches and/or Dinners in Bishkek – approx. USD 10-15 per person per meal
  5. Kyrgyz visa fee (if required) – USD 50 per person

What to expect

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


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