Kyrgyzstan Winter Round Trip

Experience the unfiltered nomadic life in winter

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Based on our traffic light system, this destination is currently green. For the outward and return journey a vaccination certificate is sufficient.
Switzerland: In addition, an entry form must be completed upon return.

You may be asking yourself: where exactly is Kyrgyzstan and why should I travel there? We would put it this way: It's probably one of the most beautiful places in the world when it comes to pristine nature, clear mountain lakes and endless steppes with grazing horses. Here's what you can expect: travel off the beaten track, meet locals, learn about nomadic traditions, taste delicious Kyrgyz food, and be surrounded by untouched, beautiful nature. Let us take you on an unforgettable Kyrgyzstan winter adventure to explore a country far from the ordinary.
Travel duration
9 days
Price p. person
from 1450€
What is included?

Itinerary

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Please remember to book your flights separately. Plan your arrival so that you will arrive at the airport by afternoon to start our Kyrgyzstan adventure together in the evening.

Itinerary

Arrival Bishkek Airport (FRU)
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Day 1: Welcome to Bishkek (Bishkek)
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Day 2: Enjoy an exclusive yurt demonstration (Bokonbaevo)
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Day 3: Mars Canyon and ancient traditions (Bokonbaevo)
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Day 4: Karakol Ski Base Day 1 (Karakol)
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Day 5: Karakol Ski Base Day 2 (Karakol)
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Day 6: The abandoned ghost town Engilcheck (Karakol)
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Day 7: Exploration tour by kayak (Karakol)
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Day 8: The beautiful Bishkek (Bishkek)
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Day 9: Goodbye Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek)
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Departure: Bishkek Airport FRU
Your Guide

Hey, I am Timur

I have been guiding guests from all over the world through my homeland for almost 20 years. So I am even more excited to be your guide in Kyrgyzstan. Together with our team of curious and passionate travelers, we will embark on an exciting tour through one of the most untouched places in the world. Look forward to unique experiences, unusual discoveries and experience the unfiltered nomadic life with new friends. We are committed to responsible and sustainable tourism in the spirit of the "Global Code of Ethics for Tourism". It ensures a respectful handling of the existing resources and cultural assets and supports the local community. In order to make this community tangible, we create authentic encounters with real nomads. We focus on experiences in small groups in order to preserve the lifestyle in harmony with nature in the best possible way. Be part of it and join us on a discovery tour far away from the tourist mainstream.

Accommodation

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What is included in the price?

Included in the price
  • Accommodation for 8 nights
  • 8x breakfast, 7x lunch, 8x dinner
  • Transportation during the trip
  • Airport transfer
  • Local guide
  • Skis/snowboards and other ski equipment

Activities:

  • Welcome dinner on the first day
  • Yurt show
  • Eagle Show
  • Permits for the Enylchek area and SUVs for driving there
  • Payment for sightseeing/national park etc.
  • Special Dungan Dinner
  • Ski tickets for the ski resort (2 days)
  • Hot springs
Not included in the price
  • Airline tickets
  • Insurances
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Other meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Tip

Optional activities:

  • Catskiing
  • Snowmobile
  • Ski instructor

Important information

Flights

Flights are not included in the price. Please book your flights separately. We will be happy to help you with your flight booking.

Visa

German citizens do not need a visa for a stay of up to 60 days.

Vaccinations

All our guests are vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition to the standard vaccinations according to the RKI, travel vaccinations against hepatitis A, and for long-term stays or special exposure also against hepatitis B, typhoid, rabies and TBE are recommended.

General

Please note that the itinerary, activities and hotels may be subject to change. These changes may occur without notice due to availability, inclement weather, seasonal changes or other circumstances beyond our control. We will always do our best to ensure that this has little or no impact on your experience.

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Details

Arrival Bishkek Airport (FRU)
Please remember to book your flights separately. Plan your arrival so that you will arrive at the airport by afternoon to start our Kyrgyzstan adventure together in the evening.
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Day 1: Welcome to Bishkek (Bishkek)
After you land at the airport in Bishkek, your transfer will be waiting to take you to your accommodation. If you arrive in the morning, you can use the day to explore Bishkek on your own. In the evening we will all get together for a first dinner and get to know each other.
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Day 2: Enjoy an exclusive yurt demonstration (Bokonbaevo)
Today our route will take us to Bonkonbaevo village, located on the southern coast of Lake Issyk-Kul. On the way we will take a short hike through Konorchek Gorge. Then at Lake Issyk-Kul there will be an exclusive demonstration of how yurts are made, in which the whole group will participate. This will be done by a local master from Kyzyl-Tuu village, a village famous for making traditional Kyrgyz yurts. In the evening we will drive to Shatyly Panorama to admire the sunset over Lake Issyk-Kul. After an exciting day we will have dinner together at a guesthouse in the evening.
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Day 3: Mars Canyon and ancient traditions (Bokonbaevo)
Today we will visit the impressive Mars Canyon, where we will watch a demonstration of Ruslan, the master of eagle hunting. Eagle hunting is a part of the culture of nomadic civilizations and thus already a very old tradition in Central Asia. Afterwards we will explore the enchanting landscape on a short hike and marvel at the Seven Bulls rocks in the Jety-Oguz Gorge. In the evening we will drive back to Karakol and enjoy a dinner together.
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Day 4: Karakol Ski Base Day 1 (Karakol)
Today is our first of two ski days in Karakol. You can rent your necessary equipment at the ski station. There is a possibility to organize catskiing or snowmobiling. If this is your first time on skis, don't worry! We can organize a ski instructor for you. If you are very adventurous, there is even the possibility of paragliding. In the evening we will have dinner together and rest for our next ski day.
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Day 5: Karakol Ski Base Day 2 (Karakol)
Today is our second ski day in Karakol. As yesterday, a ski instructor can be organized for the beginners. Enjoy your ski day and the time together. In the evening we will have dinner together again and relax after the two sporty active days.
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Day 6: The abandoned ghost town Engilcheck (Karakol)
Today our adventure takes us to the abandoned ghost town of Engilchek. Due to unemployment, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the town was abandoned and you can see the ruins of houses, playgrounds and an airfield during a walk. However, about 20 families still live in the town today, with the aim of giving Engilcheck a new life. There is even a small school for the children, for whom we will get some gifts on the way. Chon-Ashuu Pass is one of the highest mountain roads in the country. It is a unique place with beautiful scenery and amazing hot springs. Today you will have the opportunity to bathe in them. An incredible experience that few could enjoy before you. After that we will go back to Karakol and to our hotel for dinner.
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Day 7: Exploration tour by kayak (Karakol)
Today we will explore the Gulf of Mihailov by kayak, enjoying the sight of beautiful nature, impressive mountain ranges and wild birds. After that we will see Karakol and then warm up in hot springs near Karakol. At the end of the day we will have dinner with a local family.
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Day 8: The beautiful Bishkek (Bishkek)
After a delicious breakfast we will start our return journey to Bishkek. There we will arrive around afternoon and have another look at the city together. We will spend the evening together for the last time and talk about all the exciting adventures we have experienced on the trip.
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Day 9: Goodbye Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek)
This morning we will drive you to the airport so you can fly home or to your next destination. If you'd like to extend your stay and explore the area further on your own, we'll be happy to give you tips on additional activities and attractions. See you on your next adventure! We look forward to welcoming you back!
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Departure: Bishkek Airport FRU
You can flexibly plan your return or onward flight on the day of departure. We would be happy to welcome you on another of our unique adventures!