Kyrgyzstan

With spectacular landscapes, untouched and unspoiled by crowds, Kyrgyzstan is superbly suited to outdoor adventuring. Dominated by rugged mountains, this gorgeous country is also blessed with fertile valleys, impossibly-blue lakes and rolling grasslands dotted with traditional yurt encampments where ancient cultures persist.

After exploring the museums and monuments of Bishkek, you'll want to get straight out into Kyrgyzstan's wild landscapes. Explore the lonely high-altitude beauty of Lake Son-Kul and Lake Issyk-Kul; then head to the stunning "Celestial Mountains" of Tian Shan to trek through lush valleys, alpine meadows and over mountain passes, with huge skies overhead and snowcapped peaks in the distance.

Tackle a unique mountain biking adventure that will see you cycling along glacier-fed rivers and over rolling grasslands carpeted in wildflowers, enjoying rocky jeep track ascents, adrenalin-pumping downhill sprints and two days of unforgettable heli-biking in the lush Karkara Valley, camping at Karkara Base Camp. Out in this rugged wilderness, the only traffic you?re likely to encounter will be the occasional horseman or nomadic shepherd moving their herds to higher pastures.

Combine a trek to the base of Peak Lenin (7,134 m / 23,406 ft) with a cultural tour of the ancient Silk Road cities of Uzbekistan on our unique Peak Lenin Base Camp itinerary; or for the adventurous climber, consider a challenging expedition to summit Peak Lenin under the guidance of expert mountaineer Simon Yates.

Whichever itinerary you choose, you won't regret a visit to this little-visited gem of Central Asia!

 

Innovative itineraries

From heli-biking to Karkara base camp to mountain biking through the vast and dramatic landscapes, our innovatie Kyrgyzstan itinerary offers a truly unique experience taking the paths less travelled through this remote and fascinating region of the world.

Experienced local guides

Our local bilingual guides are highly experienced, taking care of all logistics required to make your journey a smooth one. Eager to share their knowledge of Kyrgyzstan's culture and history with you, they ensure your experience is the adventure of a lifetime.

Ultimate value

From fully supported camping to private transportation, our Kyrgyzstan adventures are ultimate value for money. We aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost to minimise your spending once you have arrived, such as most meals, transfers and excursions.


 

Leave No Trace

We operate our itineraries following the principles of Leave No Trace, ensuring that we take out all waste that we bring in and more where possible.

Child safe tourism

Children working and living in tourist areas are especially vulnerable to physical, emotional and sexual abuse. We protect vulnerable children by adhering to our Child Protection Code of Conduct.

Animal welfare focus

We advocate for cruelty free animal encounters, encouraging travellers to follow the guidelines in our comprehensive Animal Welfare Code of Conduct as we seek to inform stakeholders about animal welfare matters.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.

Inns

We use quality inns, typically situated in natural environments. They are not luxury inns however we ensure they offer you a truly authentic experience.

Camping

Enjoy our fully supported camping in quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.

Homestays

Gain wonderful insight into the local culture during a homestay, a style of accommodation where a local family opens their home to you.



A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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