Bokonbaevo Village
Tour Type: Adventure Tours in Kyrgyzstan Price:  $ 1185.00 Duration: 5 day(s)

Bokonbaevo

 

This much overlooked town on the south shore of Lake Yssyk-Köl offers various eco-treks into the nearby Terskei Ala-Too Mountains for 2-7 days. You will be able to visit various scenic spots including  wild  hot  springs,  a  small  salt  lake,  or  Chasha  Manasa,  the  longest  waterfall  in Kyrgyzstan. You can even trek all the way to Naryn from Bokonbaevo. Aside from trekking, Bokonbaevo has four yurt camps situated from right on the lake up to the foot of the mountains. Whether you want to swim, fish, go horseback riding or just relax, here you can experience the traditional life of the Kyrgyz.

 

Tour: Bokonbaevo Village – Shor-Köl (Salty Lake)

Best Season: June-September

 

Description: Shor-Köl means “Salty Lake” in Kyrgyz. Its water possesses curative qualities similar to those of the Dead Sea in Israel. There is also curative mud around the lake on the shores. The lake is about 40km from Bokonbaevo and 500 metres from Lake Yssyk-l.

 

Itinerary: Bokonbaevo Village Shor-Köl Lake Kyzyl-Tuu Village (felt making display) – Bokonbaevo Village

 

Included: Transport there and back; all meals; guide service; felt making display; visit the bathhouse in Bokonbaevo after the tour is finished.

 

Tour: Jaichy – Bel-Tam Jailoo – Manzhyly

Category: Horseback

Best Season: May-October

Level of Difficulty: Easy, up to 3,000 metres asl

Duration: 3 days, 2 nights Option: 4 days, 3 nights Overnight: In yurts

 

 

Day 1: Transfer from Bishkek to Bokonbaevo Village (about 300km, 4-hour drive). Arrive by lunchtime. Meeting the support team at the CBT office. Lunch. Transfer from Bokonbaevo to the Jaichy yurt camp. Dinner and overnight stay are in yurts.


Day 2: Breakfast. Start the horseback trek. Lunch en route. Arrive at the Bel-Tam yurt camp. Walk around, exploring the surroundings. Dinner and stay overnight in yurts.

 

Day 3: Continue trekking to Manzhyly after breakfast. Lunch en route. Arrive at the Altyn Bulak yurt camp in the afternoon. Relax on the beach. Dinner and stay overnight in yurts.

 

Day 4: Free day in the Altyn Bulak yurt camp. Optional: hill walking.  Swim in Yssyk-Köl Lake. Full board and overnight stay in yurts.

 

Day 5: Transfer to Bishkek in a shared taxi

 

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