Trip around the lake Issyk-Kul - "Golden Autumn"
October - November
We invite you to the 4-day journey into the world of autumn colors of Pearl of Kyrgyzstan - Lake Issyk-Kul. We will visit the most interesting and fascinating places of the southern and northern shores of the lake.
Immerse yourself in an unforgettable trip around Lake Issyk-Kul at a comfortable SUV.
Meeting with a guide-driver in Bishkek or at border post Kordai. We'll go to the lake Issyk-Kul. Moving through the Boom gorge and Kubaky Pass (2160 m.). Lunch at a cafe on the way. Visit panorama of Ortho-Tokoy lake. Continuation of the way. We will go along the southern shore of the lake and visit Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyon, which is known for its unique landscape. Accommodation and dinner in the guest house "Tamara and Askar."
After breakfast we will go through the Barskoon gorge to Arabel pass (3818 m.). On the way we will see a freezing waterfall "Tears of a leopard." Continuation of the way. Moving into the Jeti-Oguz gorge. We climb the panorama of "7 bulls" and visit Kok Zhaiyk jailoo (summer pasture). Picnic and a walk in the valley. Arrival in the evening in Karakol. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel «Green Yard».
After breakfast a walk at the town of Karakol. Continuation of the way. We will go along the northern shore of the lake. Visiting Semenov Gorge, jailoo Kyrchyn. Drive through Kok-Bell pass (2200 m.) Visiting the pastures of Chon Ak-Suu. Picnic near the lake and a walk around. Continue to Grigoriev Gorge. Return to the main road and drive to the resort "Caprice", which is situated on the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul. Dinner in the resort.
The climate in Kyrgyzstan is extremely continental, in the mountains the temperature in different parts of the day can range from +20 to -15 degrees, so we recommend to have have warm shoes, warm clothes, superseded clothes, sunscreen and sunglasses. If you have a particular illness, you have to bring your own first aid kit with necessary medications.