Tour operates: May until September

No of days: 11 nights 12 days

Tour cost from: US Dollar

Route: Bishkek-Song Kul Lake-Barskon Gorge-Arabel valley-Aki-Urgen valley-Tara gay-Arabel valley-Cholpon-Ata village

Transport:Private Van, 4×4 Jeeps

Guides: Fully escorted by an experienced guide through out the tour

Tour starting point: Bishkek

End Point: Bishkek

Guaranteed departure: Daily- Minimum 2 people required


Day by day itinerary:

Day 1 Bishkek


Airport transfer to hotel. Half day tour of Bishkek. Accommodation at Ak-Keme 4 stars Hotel.

All meals.

Day 2 Song-kul Lake


Drive to Song-Kul lake 400 km. Yurts. All meals.

Day 3 Song-kul Lake free day for optional activities


Full dayexploration. Hiking, horse riding, Yurts. All meals

Day 4 Barskaun Gorge


Transfer to Barskaun Gorge. 320 km. Camping. All meals.

Day 5 Barskaun Gorge Horse Ride

After breakfast meeting and adaptation with horses. After lunch riding

along the Borskaun gorge (3 hours). Tents. All meals

Day 6 Arabel Valley

Horse ride to Arabel valley (3750m) (6-7 hours) through Barskaun Pass (3754m). Tents.

All meals.

Day 7 Aki-Urgen Valley


Horse ride from Arabel valley through Suek Pass (4021m) to the Aki-Urgen

valley (3290m) (6-7 hours). Tents. All meals

Day 8 Tara gay


Horse ride along Taragay river till Dgetm-bel bridge (3346 m) (6 hours). Tents.

All meals. (Tara gay river this is Naryn river in upper part). Naryn river is a famous river in

Central Asia. It is a tributary of the Syr-Darya which fills in Aral Sea.

Day 9 Arabel valley

Ride along Taragay river to Arabel valley until the confluence with Ittish river. (3800 m).

(6-7 hours) Tents. All meals

Day 10 Cholpon-Ata village

Transfer to Karakol. 120 km Short sightseeing of Karakol. Transfer to northern

shores of Lake Issyk-Kul. 120 km Home-stay in Cholpon-Ata village. All meals.

Day 11 Bishkek

Transfer to Bishkek 280 km visiting petroglyphs at Colpon-Ata then to

Burana tower en route. O/n Ak-Keme 4 stars hotel. All meals.

Day 12 Onward Flight


Transfer to the airport for onward flight



No of Pax. 2 3-5 6-9 10 Above Single Supplement
Price in US Dollar per person $ $ $ $ $


  • All domestic transportation and transfers..
  • Twin sharing accommodation at hotel plus with en-suite private facilities, Yurt communal facilities, Twinge sharing while camping
  • Meals mentioned above Key Breakfast (B) Lunch (L) Dinner (D)
  • All the sightseeing tours as described in the itinerary and entrance fees
  • Meals full board
  • All the sightseeing tours as described in the itinerary and entrance fees
  • English-speaking through out the tour
  • Porters while trekking
  • Camping equipments


  • Visa Fees.
  • Expenses in hotels such as laundry, telephone and room service, etc.
  • Optional activities
  • Meals not mention above
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Single supplements
  • Tips for Guides, drivers and camping crew
  • International airfare


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About Silk Road Tours, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Central Asia

We are a small, highly experienced “boutique” travel company operating unique tours thoughout Central Asia, Far East, Caucasus and Indian Subcontinent.