Of all of Kyrgyzstan’s silk road alpine lakes, Lake Song Kul ranks the second biggest at 278 square kilometers. It sits at a 3016 meter elevation between 2 mountain ranges and is as much as 14 meters deep. Its waters are clean and change color from blue to purple depending on the mood of the weather.

Lake Song Kul

Lake Song Kul is home to 10 different kinds of fish and 70 bird species, including waterfowl. The eastern section of Lake Song Kul is now a wildlife refuge named Karatal-Zhapyryk. 

The land surrounding the lake has practically no trees whatsoever.  Nomads have used the endless meadows around the lake as pastureland for their herds for hundreds of years and continue to this day.  You’ll see them wandering around the jailoos, high mountain pastures, around Lake Song Kul in the summer living out of yurts, traditional round felt tents used by nomads.

Tours, where you will visit Lake Song Kul:
9 days

Motorcycle tour across the mountainous Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyz people have lived thousands of years on this beautiful mountainous land, have witnessed the legendary epoch of the Great Silk Road and preserved until now most of their ancient nomadi ...

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$2800
The price depends on a group size. The price 2800 USD per person is available for groups of 8 people.
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15 days
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Fixed dates for 2018:
07/08/2018 - 07/22/2018

Multi-Active Tour Kyrgyzstan & Kazakhstan

Mountain Biking, Trekking, Horse Riding, River Rafting: pump up the adrenaline in Central Asia! If you love to be active, then this is one tour that will prove irresistible! Mixing the grea ...

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2690
The tour price is 2690 EUR. The price doesn't depend on the amount of people in a group.
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14 days
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Fixed dates for 2018:
08/19/2017 - 09/01/2017

Combined active tour in Kyrgyzstan

We invite you to take a part in active tour around Kyrgyzstan! Two weeks of Horseback riding in Chon Kemin Valley, Helicopter flight from Karkara valley to Base Camp South Inylchek, Trekking ...

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$2000
The tour price is 2000 USD. The price doesn't depend on the amount of people in a group.
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2 days

Excursion to Song Kul Lake

You have a great opportunity to explore a beautiful mountain lake and to dip for a couple of days in the life of the nomads and taste national dishes and drinks. Song Kul, a fabulous mountai ...

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$170
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16 days

Journey in Kyrgyzstan

Long ago forgotten by the outside world, Central Asia today reveals its treasures and incomparable hospitality of its people. This exclusive tour takes you to the discovery of the cities tha ...

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1060
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11 days

Combined tour “Beauty of Kyrgyzstan”

We offer you an exciting 11-day combined tour with visits to many different and interesting places throughout Kyrgyzstan, that will allow you to discover and enjoy the beauties and secrets o ...

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$3432
Price from 3432 USD per group (the price depends on a group size).
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3 days

Scenic tour from Karakol to Bishkek

This short tour we offer for travelers planning to go from Karakol to Bishkek. The tour offers you to visit Kochkor village, where you will see the process of felt carpets and yurt productio ...

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$876
Price from 876 USD per group (the price depends on a group size).
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11 days

Mountain biking in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is a paradise for cyclists as one can find here routes of any level of difficulty. Being a mountainous country Kyrgyzstan offers a wide range of landscapes and roads that take you ...

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$1750
Price from 1750 USD. The price depends on a group size. The price 1750 USD per person is available for groups of 5 people.
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17 days

Horseback Riding from Shamsi to Song Kul lake

During the tour, you will enjoy beautiful Shamsi Valley, Saryla-Saz Valley, Kashka-Suu Valley, Sook Valley, Koldu-Suu Valley, Char-Archa Valley, Jaman-Echki Valley, Jeti-Oguz Valley. You wil ...

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1657
Price from 1657 USD to 2761 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 1657 USD per person is available for groups of 6 people.
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15 days

Summer adventure: Arabel - Jeti-Oguz

Summer is very interesting time for trekking Kyrgyzstan. Here is an amazing long trip through the gorgeous mountains of Kyrgyzstan. During the hike, you will see a beautiful alpine lake – So ...

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1539
Price from 1539 EUR to 2410 EUR per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 1539 EUR per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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16 days

Trekking from Shamsi Gorge to Lake Song Kul

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy 16-days journey to the beautiful mountains of Kyrgyzstan. You will visit eight amazing valleys in the Tien Shan mountains. You will ascend four passes at ...

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1581
Price from 1581 EUR to 2295 EUR per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 1581 EUR per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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12 days

Enchanted rock climbing tour to the most diverse attractions of Issyk-Kul

Amazing tour to the most interesting places on the southern shore of the Issyk-Kul Lake. During the trek you will see the most diverse attractions of the Kyrgyzstan. You will ascend difficul ...

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1350
Price from 1350 EUR to 2290 EUR per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 1350 EUR per person is available for groups of 6 people.
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21 days

Enchanted rock climbing tour to the fabulous mountains of the Issyk-Kul

We offer you a 21 day tour to the Tien Shan mountains of the Issyk-Kul region. Here you will visit the unique Jeti-Oguz, Echkilitash, Enilchek and At-Jailoo valleys. You will be able to enjo ...

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2410
Price from 2410 EUR to 3995 EUR per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 2410 EUR per person is available for groups of 6 people.
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16 days

Travel from Kyrgyzstan to Tajikistan: The Modern Silk Road

Spend 16 days exploring Kyrgyzstan, China, and Tajikistan on a tour that takes you over high mountain passes, to a Silk Road caravanserai, beautiful valleys with hot springs to soak in, bust ...

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$2585
Price from 2585 USD to 3585 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 2585 USD per person is available for groups of 5 people.
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14 days

Silk Road Travel: Tour Kyrgyzstan, China & Kazakhstan

This 2-week tour starts in Kyrgyzstan, moves into China, then ends in Kazakhstan for a Silk Road journey you will never forget. Begin by touring Kyrgyzstan's capital city of Bishkek, then go ...

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$3165
Price from 3165 USD to 3860 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 3165 USD per person is available for groups of 5 people.
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18 days

The Ultimate Kyrgyzstan Trekking Tour

The Inner Tien Shan mountain range is on the south of the Kirghiz Range and the Issyk-Kul’ Basin and is rimmed on the southwest by the Fergana Range, on the south by the Kok-Shal Too Range, ...

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$1995
Price from 1995 USD to 2868 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 1995 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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19 days

Nomads, Camping, and Trekking in Kyrgyzstan silk road

Do you want to discover the nomadic lifestyle of Kyrgyzstan tourism packages together with an amazing nature of our untouched land? Get right on the hiking adventure to explore the amazing s ...

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$2111
Price from 2111 USD to 2793 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 2111 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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6 days

Cycle to Song Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan silk road

What could be more exciting than 6 days of biking through picturesque nature, historical sights to the beautiful mountainous lake Song-Kul? During this kyrgyzstan tourism packages, we will s ...

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882
Price from 882 EUR to 1001 EUR per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 882 EUR per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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10 days

Travel from Kyrgyzstan to China: Boomerang Tour

Spend 10 days traveling around Kyrgyzstan and China, 2 countries steeped in Silk Road History. Start out the tour in Kyrgyzstan where you will visit the country's most popular national park, ...

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$1630
Price from 1630 USD to 2495 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 1630 USD per person is available for groups of 5 people.
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11 days

Travel from Kyrgyzstan to China: The Best of Both Worlds

Visit 2 countries in 11 days on this Silk Road tour: Kyrgyzstan and China tourist attractions! Start off in Kyrgyzstan, a stunning mountainous country that is still home to nomadic peoples. ...

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$2710
Price from 2710 USD to 3595 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 2710 USD per person is available for groups of 5 people.
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21 days

Bike Tours in Kyrgyzstan: 3 Weeks in the Mountains

This tour of almost 850 km is meant for very experienced riders in good physical condition. Tianshan mountains passes, bad tracks, off-road, and stiff climbs going over 3,000m characterize t ...

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1495
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6 days
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07/11/2017 - 07/16/2017
07/29/2017 - 08/03/2017
08/14/2017 - 08/19/2017
08/20/2017 - 08/25/2017

Horseback Riding to Lake Song Kul

Over many years the horses help shepherds to move their houses (Yurts) over the passes to the alpine pastures. A horse is considered to be an integral part of the life of the nomadic people. ...

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$972
Price from 972 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 972 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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12 days
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06/30/2017 - 07/11/2017
08/03/2017 - 08/14/2017
08/31/2017 - 09/11/2017

An Organic Kyrgyzstan tourism packages

Kyrgyzstan is a small mountainous country in Central Asia where mountains cover 93% of the landscape. People have been inhabiting the mountains of Kyrgyzstan silk road for thousands of years ...

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$1646
The price depends on a group size. The price 1646 USD per person is available for groups of 6 people.
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7 days
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Motorcycle Touring in Kyrgyzstan

Join us for an adrenaline-packed Enduro adventure through Kyrgyztan’s rugged mountain terrain. Riding through Kyrgyzstan's thinly populated landscape will make you realize that the middle of ...

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1750
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14 days

Off-road Adventure through Untouched Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is simply stunning. So many parts are barely explored, cataloged, and photographed. On this trip you will visit some of the hardest to get to and least touched parts of Kyrgyzstan ...

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$2000
Price from 2000 USD to 2300 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 2000 USD per person is available for groups of 5 people.
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10 days

Offroading Games in the Tien Shan Mountains

Buckle in and enjoy the ride! Naryn has some of the most rugged and unique terrain in Kyrgyzstan. Explore the remote canyons and tracks of the Kel Suu area. Spend the night with shepherds wh ...

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$1500
Price from 1500 USD to 1800 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 1500 USD per person is available for groups of 5 people.
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15 days

Horse Riding Tours in Kyrgyzstan: From South to North

Explore Kyrgyzstan on horseback for the experience of a lifetime! On this tour you’ll witness the stunning beauty of the Kichik Alai Range, cross pristine alpine rivers, ride through valleys ...

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$1390
Price from 1390 USD to 2570 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 1390 USD per person is available for groups of 6 people.
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14 days
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Fixed dates for 2018:
07/25/2019 - 08/07/2019

Hike in the Tien Shan: 2 Weeks Tour

The trip we offer you below is a light version of program "To the heart of Tien Shan" and trip to Son-Kul lake. It begins in Bishkek, the capitals city of Kyrgyzstan. By a driven car you are ...

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$2640
The tour price is 2640 USD. The price doesn't depend on the amount of people in a group. The tour will be fulfilled even if only one person buy it.
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11 days
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07/22/2019 - 08/01/2019

Tien Shan Lakes and Mountains

Tien Shan Lakes & Mountains is an 11-day trekking tour that begins in Bishkek and takes you to some beautiful alpine lakes, gorges, small cities, mountain passes, etc. The tour starts ou ...

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$2000
The tour price is 1870 USD. The price doesn't depend on the amount of people in a group. The tour will be fulfilled even if only one person buy it.
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8 days
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07/20/2019 - 07/27/2019

Nomadic Culture & History Tour

This week-long trip ensures travelers a wide variety of experiences during their stay in Kyrgyzstan. Start out by visiting the country’s most popular national park and continue on to see anc ...

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$1000
The tour price is 1000 USD. The price doesn't depend on the amount of people in a group. The tour will be fulfilled even if only one person buy it.
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13 days

Asian Holidays in Kyrgyzstan silk road: 13 days

This Kyrgyzstan tourism packages has everything needed for a true off-roading games! Enjoy Kyrgyzstan’s pristine natural beauty by visiting alpine lakes (Lake Song Kul and Lake Sary Chelek), ...

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$3224
The price depends on a group size. The price 3224 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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7 days

Sightseeing Trip to Kyrgyzstan: North & South

Explore destinations of unparalleled beauty in this Kyrgyzstan tourism packages that’ll take you from Kyrgyzstan’s Chichkan Gorge in the south to the town of Kemin in the north. During this ...

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$1250
The price depends on a group size. The price 1250 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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9 days

Vacation and Travel in Kyrgyzstan silk road: 9 days

This 9-day Kyrgyzstan tourism packages takes you through Kyrgyzstan’s gorgeous wilderness, historical sites, quaint villages, and bustling cities. Visit the remote, picturesque village of Ky ...

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$2690
The price depends on a group size. The price 2690 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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8 days

Three Mountain Lakes in Kyrgyzstan silk road

This Kyrgyzstan tourism packages showcases some of Kyrgyzstan’s most gorgeous alpine lakes: Song Kul, Kel Suu, and Issyk Kul. Lake Song Kul is a peaceful lake located at the top of a mountai ...

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$2100
The price depends on a group size. The price 2100 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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4 days

Lake Song Kul: Quick Getaway

This trip takes you to a variety of places within the heart of Kyrgyzstan. Start off by exploring and soaking in the beauty of Kyrgyzstan’s Chichkan Gorge. Spend the night in a yurt when you ...

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$1230
The price depends on a group size. The price 1230 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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6 days

Lakes Song Kul and Kel Suu

Visit 2 of Kyrgyzstan’s most mesmerizing lakes in one trip! Lake Song Kul is a quiet, peaceful lake located at the top of a pristine mountain pass where nomadic families herd their animals i ...

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$1600
The price depends on a group size. The price 1600 USD per person is available for groups of 4 people.
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