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Rafting tours

If you a big fan of rafting Kyrgyzstan is just the perfect place for doing that! We have many mountainous rivers that are renowned among rafters. You will spend a wonderful time being there and you will get a lot of new impressions. Rafting in Kyrgyzstan is one of the most popular extreme activities. Do not miss your opportunity and come for rafting to Kyrgyzstan!

A big amount of mountainous rivers and wonderful sunny days always attract fans of white water to Kyrgyzstan since the second half of the last century. Thanks to the unique natural environment of the republic, there is a  big abundance of  rivers to provide routes of all different categories of complication suitable for both experienced sportsmen and beginners.

You can think of nothing more thrilling than a rafting tour along mountainous rivers. In Kyrgyzstan, the best rivers for this kind of travel are the Chu, Chon-Kemin, Kekemeren, Chatkal, and Naryn. Everything that is required to make your holiday memorable is here...rivers quietly flowing through the beautiful landscape, and rapids that will take your breath away and excite even the most skillful extreme sports fans. The rafting season on these rivers varies from April to October. The level of complication on the six-point scale depends on the season, since the melting of glaciers provides a high level of water in the rivers; and in hot summer months the waterline can vary each day. As follows, for some rivers, the most promising time for water tours is the end of August, and September.

The river Chu is the most suitable for commercial rafting. Parts of it flow at over 1,500m above sea level. The climate and temperature of the water can reach 15°-18°C from June till mid-September. That means that rafting can be done even without diving suits, and the complexity of obstacles cannot exceed five points. The section of the river that passes through the Bohom gorge is the national 'white water arena and an exclusive training site for the whole Central Asian region. Here in earliest times there lay one of the northern routes of the Great Silk Road. Due to its location near the capital of the country and infrastructure development over the years, the popularity of rafting in the Bohom gorge is strikingly growing both among the people of the country and foreign guests.

Rafting in the republic emerged not long time ago. Its future fate rested upon the enthusiasm of some junior rowing league coaches. It was only in 1992 when rafting first adopted a commercial direction having received the status of deliberate objective for the development of tourism in Kyrgyzstan.

During the times of Soviet Union the most extensive were many-day tours on the Chatkal, Kekemeren, Naryn rivers. The Chatkal river was among the five most predominant rivers in the USSR. Usually, during August and September, there used to come about 60 or 70 tourist groups here. For the last several years, one-or two-day tours on the rivers Chu and Chon-Kemin have accumulated the same popularity.

In spite of the half-century history of  exploring the Kyrgyz rivers by rafting fans, lots of rivers still remain unaware of rafts and kayaks. There are lots of hazards for pioneers to travel down the rivers, starting from their source. The most amazing is the rafting tour from Inylchek, the second biggest glacier in the world (59km), through the almost impassable Sarydzhaz canyon, 30km long. Or from the source of the Naryn which is the higher course of the second longest river in Central Asia the Syr-Darya.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan trekkingTour 1
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: 
Trekking tour
Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun

You are about to find a very peaceful place in our hectic world you were looking for in a delightful land of Kyrgyzstan. All of us being children dreamt of many different things. If you ever wanted to ttravel somewhere in wild nature, among stunning gorges, mountains and alpine lakes, this tour is right for you. This is going to be an unforgettable experinece where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second principal celestial lake, but also experience of the traditional nomads life while hiking along the Great Silk Road!

 

 

Kyrgyzstan trekkingTour 2
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: 
Trekking tour
Time of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan is a country of hospitality! Wild and fascinating! Great nomadic style tour, unforgettable experience! 
If you are tired of civilization there is a great opportunity to be able to feel the freedom of mind. You will have a trekking tour to enjoy uninjured nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and to visit a number of lakes of uncontaminated glittering water. During this tour you will learn about Kyrgyz traditions, customs and culture, because the Kyrgyz being nomads for thousand years succeeded to cherish all their amazing traditions and customs to these days.

 

Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 01
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: Horse riding
Duration: 8 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chong Kyzyl Suu - gorge Kitchi Kyzyl Suu - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - river Kumtor - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

If you are a big fan of  horse riding we would love to present you this tour. The rout runs through spectacular gorges and impressive mountain ranges between crystal transparent lakes in the heart of the Celestial mountains. Here, so far from hectic civilization you will realize what true value of your life is.


Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 02
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: Horse riding
Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Gorge Jukutshak - gorge Ashu-Kashka Suu - Lake Kashka-Suu - Arabel Suu - Chokoli Lakes - Bishkek  

Nomads are always in need of a horse and that is why on Kyrgyz people value the traditions connected with horses. This horse riding tour will help you to understand what it is like to be a nomad. You will spend in the saddle many hours visiting holy Issyk Kul lake and delighting our celestial mountains. You are going to feel complete freedom there.

   

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 1
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: 
Cultural tour
Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Torugart Pass - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Bishkek City - Ala Archa Natural Park - Bishkek City 

For those travelers who have transit from Chinese - Kyrgyz border (Torugart Pass) and after that to Bishkek City, we organized this wonderful tour. You will have a good opportunity to live in the hidden places, such as Son Kul Lake, which is absolutely reserved from busy civilization. You are going to sleep not only in guesthouses but also in the nomadic dwellings made of wood and felt called yurts. During the major part of this tour you will visit the famous Tash - Rabat Caravanserai that was constructed inside the mountain.

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 2
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: 
Cultural tour
Duration: 8 days 

We are glad to offer you tour that comprises the visiting of the most well-known Kyrgyz places of interest. This journey gives you the chance to visit the Tower of Burana that was built at the end of 11th century A. D.; also you will see the treasure of Central Asia - Issik Kul Lake, which is the 2nd world's biggest lake; as well as the tempting Son Kul Lake that is situated on the high plateau in the centre of Kyrgyzstan (3013 m. above sea level). We will also show you ancient dated to the 8 century B.C. petroglyphs and many other wonderful tourist attractions. 

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga - Bokonbaevo - Kochkor Village - Son Kul Lake - Bishkek City 

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 3
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: 
Cultural tour

Duration: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Arslan bob - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek 

Celestial Kyrgyzstan is loking forward for you visit in our country. We organized a special tour covering the south of Kyrgyzstan as well as its northern part. It is ideal tour for those who like nature. You will see during this tour our famous nomadic Son Kul Lake. You will spend the nights not only in guesthouses and cozy home stays, but also in yurts that are nomadic dwellings made out of wood and covered with felt.