Amongst the weird rock formations there is a ridge which resembles two walls of fortification, something like the Great Wall of China, rising vertically out of the surrounding sandstone. The rocks vary in color from a sandy yellow to red and orange, and there are also colorful striations visible in places which show the different chemical composition of the rocks.
After we will visit the beach of the Issyk-Kul. After beach we continue our trip to Kara-Koo village, we will visit felt factory, where the process of production of felt product, especially Kyrgyz carpets (shyrdak) and yurts will be shown and explained. You may not only watch, you will be able to participate in this process. Picnic at the beginning of Keskem-Bel pass.
The next point is Kochkor village. Accommodation in guest house. Dinner and folklore show with national instruments in the Museum of national products. You will also have an opportunity to buy souvenirs and local handmade products over there.
There are no facilities on the lake, such as electricity and so on, but local herders will provide supplies and rent yurts. The area is inhabited and safely accessible only from June to September. There are a lot of horses and other animals and people live only in yurts. Here you will feel the real nomad spirit. The mean temperature in the lake basin is −3.5 °C (25.7 °F) with mean temperature of −20 °C (−4 °F) in January, and 11 °C (52 °F) in July.
After spending some time at Son-kul lake, we proceed further to Kyzyl-Oy village via Kara-Keche pass, which is on the altitude of the 3384m. This pass is popular for cyclists and off-road lovers. Accommodation and dinner in CBT guest house in Kyzyl-Oy.
There are strong winds here and tops of the mountains are covered by snow all year round, but the air is exceptionally fresh and clean here. Very beautiful pass which make you feel positive emotions and make pleasant memories about this trip.
Arrival to Bishkek. Brief excursion in Bishkek. Dinner in traditional Supara restaurant. Finish of the service.