Trip to Son-Kul lake
3 Days | Bishkek, Son Kul
Treat yourself to the extension tour to Son-Kul Lake, one of the highest lakes in Kyrgyzstan (2030 m above sea level). It’s a place where you can experience a nomadic life. You will have a chance to ride a horse, see edelweiss flowers, camels, yaks, golden eagles, and to see how local women make Kyrgyz national drink – Kymyz (mare’s milk).
The tour can be started either from the 6th day or from 7th day (from Bishkek) of the scheduled tour in Kyrgyzstan.
Day 1: Bishkek– Son Kul
In the morning transfer to Son-Kul. This is a remote mountain lake situated on a treeless, high mountain plateau (3016 m) where shepherds bring the livestock in the summertime, establish a camp where they will live – setting up their yurts. In this magnificent place you can see hundreds of herds and a lot of different yurts. Dinner and overnight in the yurt camp.
Day 2: Son Kul – Bishkek
After breakfast start driving back to Bishkek. Arrival in Bishkek in the afternoon. Transfer to a guest house. Free time.
Day 3: Bishkek – airport
Transfer to the airport (30 km). End of the tour.