12 Days Fields in Shadow of High Mountains (Kyrgyzstan)
A good chance to know about the real life of local people in mountain country.
Departures 2016: 30 Jun-11 July, 03-14 Aug, 31 Aug-11 Sep
Itinerary & Cost
Day 1 Arrival Bishkek from Bangkok 6.55pm. Meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight Hotel
Day 2 Bishkek (Visit Osh bazaar) – Kokomeren Gorge (Drive). Overnight CBT family
Day 3 Kokomeren Gorge -Kyzart village (Drive) – KilemcheJailoo (Trek). Overnight shepherd’s family yurts
Day 4 KilemcheJailoo – Son-Kul Lake (Trek) Overnight Yurt Camp
Day 5 Son-Kul Lake – At-Bashi village (Drive) Overnight farmer’s family
Day 6 Day trip to Kyzyl-Tuu village (Horseride 15km) Overnight farmer’s family
Day 7 At-Bashi village – Kochkor village with picnic lunch at Eki-Naryn Valley (Drive) Overnight family guesthouse
Day 8 Kochkor village – Barskoon village (Drive) Overnight farmer’s family
Day 9 Visit the orchard, farming, Barskoon Gorge walk. Overnight farmer’s family
Day 10 Barskoon village – Karakol (City tour + Tepke village excursion for Kyrgyz horse farm) – Semenovka village (Drive) Overnight farmer’s family
Day 11 Semenovka village (Farm excursion) – Issyk-Kul Lake – Bishkek Overnight hotel
Day 12 City tour in Bishkek. Transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok at 7.55pm
LAND Price per person in SGD
Tour Code: CA-KYET_12 Fixed Departure 2016
|Fixed Departures 2016||30 Jun-11 July, 03-14 Aug, 31 Aug-11 Sep|
|Price is subjected to changes without prior notice|
|Airfare from Bangkok||By Air Astana from S$ 1100 with taxes|
Day 01 BKK-FRU via Almaty 1030/ 1855
Day 12 FRU-BKK via Almaty 1955/ 0855+1
LAND Price includes
- Accommodation: Double/twin room in hotels, guesthouses and families, four-people in one yurt on Song-Kul Lake according the program
- Transport as per program
- All meals from Day 2 breakfast till Day 12 lunch as indicated in each day of the program
- Mineral water during the tour (one liter a day per person)
Entry fees to museums
English or German speaking escorting guide
Presentation on horse farm in Tepke
- Briefing prior departure
- All airfares, Airport taxes and fuel surcharge
- Expenses of personal nature
- Visa support and Visa fees if applicable
- Tips to drivers, guides (recommended in USD, Cash)
- All meals and beverages not mentioned
- Personal expenses (extra luggage, room service, medical expenses/insurance, etc)
- Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
- Transfers to and from airports for participants making individual air arrangements
Supplement for folklore show = 100 USD for the group
Supplement for boat cruise on the lake = 120 USD for the group
Porter service in hotels and airport
Conditions of the tour
This is a first of its kind tours in Central Asia and unique opportunity for travellers to experience warm hospitality and see real life of people in a Kyrgyz village. During this tour you will stay in the farmer’s families in their houses which are not designed for tourists and have very basic conditions because there is no tourism infrastructure in countryside.
List of accommodation during the tour
Bishkek – Asia Mountains Hotel 3* or Futuro Hotel 3*
Kyzyl-Oi – farmer’s house (with toilet outside and share one house for 4-5 people)
Son-Kul –ShephardsLife yurts (four people in one yurt, with toilet and shower cabins outside)
At-Bashi – farmer’s house (with toilet outside and share one house for 4-5 people)
Kochkor – family run guesthouse (with toilet and shower inside, share one house for 4-5 people)
Barskoon – farmer’s house (with toilet and shower inside, share one house for 4-5 people)
Semenovka – farmer’s house (with toilet and shower inside, share one house for 4-5 people)
Size of group
Maximum 10 pax
The tour can be conducted for the smaller group of 2 pax. It will be English speaking driver and no escorting guide for smaller size of the group.
Level of difficulty
This tour is recommended for people with average level of fitness and basic horse riding skills. If you have some specific sicknesses you need to bring your own first aid kit with necessary medicaments.
The price is given on the basis of 3 star’s hotel accommodation in Bishkek. We can change it for hotels with higher level upon request for additional payment.
Please keep in mind that people in the countryside do not stick to time and can be late for 20-30 minutes. So it may not always be on time according to the itinerary, especially when local people cook and serve food or organize horses for riding.
People in Kyrgyzstan are very friendly and like to take pictures. But please do ask for permission if you take a picture of old people, mosques, churches, funerals etc or in countryside as people may be offended.
The same tour program can be organised for another date upon request or for individual groups with the same conditions and same price
A deposit of S$ 1500 per person is required upon confirmation and the balance must be paid in full 30 days prior to the departure date. Non-payment by required date may result in the cancellation of your booking and subjected to cancellation charges.
Each person is required to signup online at http://www.x-trekkers.com/activity-registration
Kindly note that we and the local guide reserve the rights to make decision, in your best interests or in the best interests of the group participating in the trek. In the event of cancellation of activity beyond our control such as adverse weather conditions and other similar conditions that compromises the safety of your group and the guide, no form of compensation will be given.
Payment by cheque/ bank transfer
Account Name X-TREKKERS ADVENTURE CONSULTANT PTE LTD”
Bank Name: Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC code 7339)
Bank Branch: Clementi Branch (Branch code 522)
Account No: 522-076249-001
For Overseas remittance, All wire transfer fees are to be borne by you.
Beneficiary Bank Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited Singapore
SWIFT Code: OCBCSGSG
CHIPS UID 010275
As soon as the payment is made, please send the bank-in slip or receipt by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Payment by Paypal or Credit Card
Please add 4% Convenient Fee