Sidecar on the Kirghiz trails

Duration : 15 Days
Price: From 1750 euros Driver From 1300 euros crew for 15 days
Activity: Side Car
Level:
Our Dates and departures:
10 th June au 25 June
1 th July au 15th July
1 th August au 15 th August
18 th August au 1 th Sept

Fiche Technique

Kyrgyzstan small mountainous country played an important role in the history of Central Asia. Its location in the heart of the continent has earned him go see many merchants and caravans that went on the Silk Road.

The country inherited a wild and majestic as you will discover in nature. Only in this splendid environment steppes, high pastures live semi-nomadic Kyrgyz herders around their ger camps.
The tracks lead us to the valley of the Sussamyr in the canyon Kekemeren around Lake Song Kul, the caravasereil Tash Rabat, on the banks of the “pearl of Kyrgyzstan” Issyk Kul …. Petie a video to give you a good overview of this great adventure in the Kyrgyz land!
see the video:

 

J1 : Europe – Bishkek

J2 : Bishkek
Arrival in Bishkek early morning. Rest in our Guest House before exploring the Kyrgyz capital located at the foot of the Tien Shan . Walking through the bazaar and the city parks . Night in our Guest House

J3 : Bishkek – Tyu Ashu ( 3 586 m) – Komjunkul (2 025 m)
We leave for Bishkek west . the road rises gradually to the pass more than 3500 m. Cervical splendid view of the valley Sussamyr . We leave the track for a path that will lead us into the valley. We hurtled over 600 m in altitude. We take the track to reach the Karakol town then of Komjunkul .

J4 : Komjunkul (2025) – Valley Djumgal
We ride along the beautiful river Kekemeren , powerful water flow in a beautiful canyon. The slope is regular , nice track. We take full eyes. We stop at the village of Aral and leave the river behind us. Few miles and we arrived in Chaek village Valley Djumgal . We drive a bit to reach our camp. Night in tents.

J5 : Djumgal Valley – Lake Song Kul
This step will allow us to reach Lake Song Kul located more than 3,000 m. A day under the sign of “effort” . Indeed, the climb to the pass Karakeche however beautiful it is worthy of a great mountain stage of the Tour de France ! After reaching the pass located 3384 m view is grandioise . Song Kul Lake is nearby. Around dozens of small white dots, the yurt camp of nomadic Kyrgyz . We take the old track that leads to the lake and camp. Overnight in yurt or tent.

J6 : Lake Song Kul
We go to the north shore of the lake and spend villages yurts yurt village . We take this opportunity for us to feel the nomadic life . We share moments with them , oulak Tartich , Koumiss …. Mounted on the pass Ashu Tiuz and lake views . Night in tents.

J7- 8 : Song Kul – Tash Rabat
We go south towards the Massif At Bashy . Before arriving there we cross the valley of the Naryn where flows the most important river of the entire region .
Arrival at caravasérail Tash Rabat. Ancient fortress on the Silk Road . The Chinese border is very close. Overnight in tents

J9 : Tash Rabat
Day off , the setting is gorgeous . Hiking, horseback are scheduled. Night in tents.

J10 : Tash Rabat – Naryn Kitchy
We follow the massive At Bashy to reach the small town of Naryn . We take this opportunity to refuel before we engage in the valley of the Naryn Kitchy . Night in tents.

J11- 12: Kitchy Naryn – Kochkorka
Two great days on a track over 3 000 meters. We cross from time to time small villages. Overnight in guest house.

J13 : Kochkorka – Issyk Koul
Lake Issyk Kul is located at 1 660 m the second largest mountain lake in the world after Lake Titicaca ( Peru , Bolivia) . The swimming program in water over 20 degrees ! Camp by the lake .

J14 : Issyk Kul
Day of relaxation , swimming in the waters of Lake Issyk Kul. Night in tents.

J15 : Issyk Kul – Bishkek
Transfer of the capital of Kyrgyzstan . Arriving early afternoon. Last minute shopping . Night in our Guest House.

J16 : Bishkek – europe
Flight to Paris

Video on the circuit :
Another link for a lovely stay in sidecar :

http://www2.youtube.com/watch?v=JP3aCc3xmyE&list=UU1F6mbQfL0C8g1F0u9lhp3Q&index=1
General Information :

Lodging:
In Guest House for nights spent in Bishkek . Song Kul in yurts if possible . Homestay Kochkorka . And tent for the rest.

The tour could be also organised with homestay along the itinerary. 

Accomodation:
Kitchen ” outdoor” prepared by your guides with some meals in restaurant

Climate:
This trip takes place in mountain , it is expected to warm days but the nights cool enough in the mountains (need a sleeping bag for comfort – 5 degrees)

Guide:
Local guide

Group:
Maximum 4 sidecar , minimum 2 sidecar

Formalities
To get in Kyrgyzstan , you must have a passport valid for 6 months after the date of return need to have insurance repatriation. + International driving license

Personal  equipment:
Same average stay in a mountain.

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 3900 meters.

Currencies:
Currency: som (about $ 1 USD = 44 som € = 60 soms )
The us $ can be changed 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

Period for this trip:
From July to late September

Prices and dates 

From 1750 euros Driver
From 1300 euros crew

Request a quote based on the number of people and departure dates you want.

The prices include:

* The organization of living
* Transportation throughout the stay
* The restoration throughout the stay (except meals in Bishkek ) .
* Accommodation throughout the stay
* Camping equipment
* Supervision by Kyrgyz speaking guides.
* Permit ecological zone
* The sidecar
* + Vehicle mechanic Assistance

Prices do not include:

* Drinks and extra staff,
* Meals in Bishkek .
* Gaz ( ~ 150-200 €)
* Local Tips team
* All activities not mentioned in the program
* Travel insurance – repatriation
Helmet not included
* Air France – Kyrgyzstan

Flight:

Opportunity to go to Bishkek ( capital of Kyrgyzstan ) by
– Aeroflot , British Airways, Turkish Airlines , Russia
– Cost of air between 500 and 700 €

Ultimate Adventure
1 Serova , Bishkek
72 0000
Kyrgyz Republic
Tel: 0 996 312 67 11 83
ultiadv@mail.kg

Contact France :
Stéphane Aubree
Tel: 06 62 11 70 82
Mail: stephane.aubree @ kirghizie.fr
www.kirghizie.fr