Walking in Kyrgyzstan

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-36142
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Ends Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Spectacular hiking through Kyrgyzstan's vast and unspoilt wilderness
  • Learn about the region's semi-nomadic culture
  • Experience a night in a yurt tent by the shores of Lake Issyk Kul
The "Walking In Kyrgyzstan" trip starts from and ends in Bishkek. It is a trekking and hiking trip that takes 9 days taking you through Chong Kemin, Altyn Arashan and Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan. "Walking In Kyrgyzstan" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the unspoilt wilderness and semi-nomadic culture of Kyrgyzstan on series of day walks. Hike through the gorges of the Tien Shan mountains on a journey that takes you around the shores of vast Lake Issyk Kul. Meet eagle hunters among the surreal red mountains of Djety-Oguz Gorge and experience a night in a traditional yurt tent.

Osh Bazaar - Mingle among the locals at this lively market in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz capital

Ala Archa Gorge - Hike through dramatic landscapes to a waterfall

Altyn-Arashan Valley - Walk in the shadow of the snow-capped Palatka Peak
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Bishkek, the relaxed Kyrgyz capital
  • Day 2 : Discover the city on foot and by bus; visit to Osh Bazaar
  • Day 3 : Trek to a waterfall in the beautiful Ala Archa Gorge
  • Day 4 : Drive to the Chon Kemin Valley via the Burana Tower; walk in the Valley
  • Day 5 : Journey around the shores of Issyk Kul to Karakol; walking tour
  • Day 6 : Hike in the Altyn-Arashan Gorge with the chance to take a dip in thermal springs
  • Day 7 : Walk in Djety-Oguz Gorge and meet the eagle hunters. Overnight in a yurt by the lake
  • Day 8 : Drive to Kochkor, visit a shirdak (rug) workshop before returning to Bishkek
  • Day 9 : Trip ends in Bishkek.
  • 8 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
  • Asia Mountains 1 Hotel (4 nights)
  • Chon Kemin Homestay (1 night)
  • Altamira Hotel (2 nights)
  • Tosor Yurt Camp (1 night)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • 4WD
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Any international flights to/from Bishkek are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Walking in Kyrgyzstan tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walking in Kyrgyzstan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 29 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 29 July 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Walking in Kyrgyzstan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Walking in Kyrgyzstan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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