Mountain Bike tour in Kyrgyzstan

Duration : 16 Days
Price: From 1 100 euros for 16 days
Activity: Mountain Bike
Level: Modéré
Our Dates and departures:

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Mountain Bike remains one of the best ways to explore the Kyrgyzstan. A beautiful route between canyons (Morocco style), high green meadows, snow-capped mountains, rivers, lakes.
We will go to meet the nomadic Kyrgyz, their yurt camps to the rhythm of our ride. Our agency has a fleet of Mountain Bikes and you can make them available. So, no worries of transport Cycling in Kyrgyzstan !

Day 1:  Fly to Bishkek

 Day 2 :  Bishkek

Arrival in Bishkek Kyrgyzstan capital.  City tour (bazar, parc …). Night at our guestshouse.

Day 3:  Sussamyr Valley – Kekemeren Canyon

Transfer to Tuy Ashu pass (3 700 meters) and ride down the Sussamyr valley and  Campsite beside the kekemeren river.

Day 4 : Kekemeren – Karakeche

Trail  in the jumgal valley.   Campsite down Karakeche pass.

Day 5 : Karakeche – Song Koul

Clim the Karakeche pass.  On the top great view on the Song Koul lake. Free ride down the lake.

Day 6 – 7 :    Song Koul  heart of Kyrgyzstan

2 days in this great environment. The nature is so nice …..   Ride through the yurts camp.  Halt in yurt, meet the nomads and theirt life. The nomads spend 4 months in this paradise.  Campsite around the lake

Day 8: Song Koul –  Sary Bulak

Climb to the Kalmakashu pass (3 800 meters). Ride down the valley to reach Sary Bulak village. Campsite beside the river

Day 9 -10 – 11:  Sary Bulak – Karakaman

3 days riding in the high valley of Kitchy Naryn (more than 3 000 meters). The trail is great, we cross village, yaks drove..  Campsite

Day 12- :  Toosr Pass
A big pass today at 3 900 meters ! and on the Issyk Soul side 2 000 meters downhill !Camp in the valley

Day 13 :  Issyk Koul

Ride to Issyk Koul. Issyk Koul is the second biggest lake of altitude after the Titicaca lake. It’s lengh 180 km, and deep of 700 m.  The water is great 21 ° at 1670 meters  altitude.  Around the lake mountains at more than 45OO meters. Campsite on the beach.

Day 14:  Issyk Koul

Trek in the canyon, bath are the main activities of relaxing day.  Same campsite.

Day 15: Issyk Koul – Bishkek

Transfer to Bishkek, night at our guest house.

Day 16: Fly back to   Europe

 THIS ITINERARY IS FLEXIBLE. CHANGES MAY OCCUR DUE TO WEATHER OR OTHER UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.

 

Note:
This itinerary can be modified by the organizing team based on the state of the roads and tracks

General Information :

Accomodation:
In Guest House for nights spent in Bishkek . Subject yurts and homestay .

Catering:
Kitchen ” outdoor” prepared by your guides for lunch , homestay for dinner .

Climate:
This trip takes place in mountain , it is expected to warm days but quite cool mountain nights .

Period of stay :
Best period from June to September

Guide:
Local guide and assistant in the number of person

Steps 60 – 120 km tarred road and wheel tracks are planned ( track 8 -9 j – 10-11). In J9 , track and rolling little difficult to climb Kyz Art.

Formalities:
To get in Kyrgyzstan , you must have a passport valid for 6 months after return date Obligation to have a travel insurance repatriation

Personal equipment:
Ditto a cycling holiday in the highlands ( warm clothes and summer season ) .

Cycling equipment:
The agency has mountain bike (Giant) . Renting vtc is possible which avoids problems with air transport . In this case, the booking of bicycles must be one month before departure.

Healthcare / Pharmaceuticals / vaccines :
No vaccinations are compulsory in Kyrgyzstan . Tetanus vaccination is strongly recommended for any outdoor activity .
The organization provides a collective pharmacy , but we recommend you bring an individual pharmacy including:
– Personal medicine
– A good sunscreen
– A spare pair of glasses for those involved
A small tour to the dentist for a check is not negligible , do not rely on local dentists!
Be careful you will find yourself at altitudes between 2000 and 3500 meters.

Climate:
Predominance of weather ( hot and dry ) summer, the nights are cool enough altitude .

Currency:
Som (about $ 1 USD = 69 som € = 78 soms )
The us $ and Euros can be exchanged at all banks and exchange offices in Bishkek .. It is also possible to withdraw money from teller machines ( they are still very few)

Time difference:
Hours: 4:00 added

Kyrgyzstan has recently opened to tourism and more recently in Adventure Tourism . We work hard to prepare our local teams in this form of tourism that requires a very specific expertise.
In advance we ask kindness to them to forgive them some imperfections that you may encounter during your trip .
Kyrgyzstan and its people will make you a hundredfold by the authenticity quite exceptional hospitality they will provide you .
One is often the counterpart of the other …

 

Bicycle Rental price:  20  euros / day

From 1 100  euros

The prices include:

* The organization of living
* Transportation throughout the stay . A support vehicle .
* The restoration throughout the stay (except meals in Bishkek , counting 7-10 euros) .
* Accommodation throughout the stay
* The supervision by a Kyrgyz -speaking guide .
* Permit ecological zone

Prices do not include:

* The hiring of mountain bike ( 20 € per day / base 14 days). Reservation to 30 days before departure.
* Helmet and personal equipment for practice vtc (repair kit , drums … )
* Drinks and extra staff,
* Meals in Bishkek
* Local Tips team
* All activities not mentioned in the program
* Travel insurance – repatriation
* Air France – Kyrgyzstan

Flight :
Opportunity to go to Bishkek ( capital of Kyrgyzstan ) by
– Aeroflot ,  Turkish Airlines
– Cost of air 500 euros