HR-7. Tash-Rabat - Osh (Kara Shoro)
Itinerary: Bishkek - Tash-Rabat - Kemeny-Sia - Kerege-Saz - Kol-Saz - glacier Kamandy - Shilbiluu - gorge Chytty - auto road Bishkek-Osh - Arslanbob - Arkit - Bishkek.
Duration: 12 days
Best season: June - September
Accommodation: hotel, guest house, tent, yurt
Tour grade: moderate
Max. altitude: 3700 m
Total distance: 1480 km by car (1085 km - a blank run) and 240 km on horseback
For this tour required permit to the border zone

Itinerary
Day 1
Bishkek.
Arrival in Bishkek. Accommodation in a hotel or guest house.
The Rest.
Lunch Time.
Sightseeing of Bishkek.
Dinner.
Bishkek
Day 2
Bishkek - Tash-Rabat
Breakfast. Moving in the valley of Tash-Rabat.
Lunch on the way.
Inspection caravanserai Tash-Rabat.
Accommodation in a yurt.
Dinner.
Tash-Rabat
Day 3
Tash-Rabat - Kemeny-Sia
Breakfast. Start Horse Trail. Going into the gorge Ichke. Daylight Pass. Picnic. Next, you are waiting for the beautiful scenery, the transition to a river, hilly, Kyrgyz hospitality (tea party, mare, kurut). The transition time is 6-7 hours.
Accommodation in a yurt or a tent.
Dinner.

Day 4
Kemeny-Sia - Kerege-Saz
Breakfast. Going into the gorge Kerege-Saz. Picnic on the way.
On the road to observe the life of nomads (milking mares, cows). Meeting with shepherds.
The transition time of 7-8 hours.
Accommodation in tents.
Dinner.

Day 5
Kerege-Saz - Kol-Saz
Breakfast.
Go through the sazs. Cook over the river. Picnic at the spring.
Going into the valley of the Arpa. Landscape of mountain peaks, herds of horses. Going 6-7 hours.
Accommodation in tents.
Dinner.

Day 6
Kol-Saz - glacier Kamanda
Breakfast.
Cook over the river. Picnic.
The ascent to the glacier Kamanda. Going 7-8 hours.
Accommodation in tents.
Dinner.

Day 7
Glacier Kamandy- Shilbiluu
Breakfast.
Going near the glacier. Picnic. Descent to the river Arpa. Glacier landscape, wide river, forest belt. Going 6-7 hours.
Accommodation in tent camp in the valley of the river Arpa.
Dinner.

Day 8
Shilbiluu -pereval Zhylanach-Gorge Chytty
Breakfast. The transition to the pass Zhylanach. Picnic.
Going into the gorge Chytty (Jalalabad region). Landscape panorama of mountain peaks from the bird's-eye view. Familiarity with the southern nomads. Going 6-7 hours.
Accommodation in tents.
Dinner.

Day 9
Chytty Gorge - the river Kara-Shoro - auto road Bishkek-Osh
Breakfast.
Going through the gorge Chytty. Picnic. Landscape of rocky mountains.
Exit the highway. Going 6-7 hours.
Accommodation in tents.
Dinner.

Day 10
Auto Bishkek-Osh road - Arslanbob
Breakfast.
Moving in with. Arslanbob. View more waterfall (80 m).
Lunch Time. Inspection of Small waterfall (23 m).
Accommodation in guest house.
Dinner.
Arslanbob
Day 11
Arslanbob - Arkit
Breakfast. Moving in with. Arkit, Sary-Chelek Reserve. Lunch Time.
A trip to the most beautiful lake in Kyrgyzstan Sary-Chelek (the length of the lake 7.5 km, depth - 234 m). Boating.
Return to Arkit. Accommodation in guest house.
Dinner.
Sary-Chelek lake
Day 12
Arkit - Bishkek
Breakfast.
Transfer to Bishkek.
Lunch at the gorge Chichkan.
In Bishkek, accommodation in hotel or guest house.
Dinner.
Chichkan
Day 13
Transfer to the airport “Manas”. Coming back home.


Level of difficulty.
This tour is meant for people with an average preparation and experience in horse riding, because sometimes 5-6 rides are possible during a day.
Conditions:
You must take warm clothes , hiking boots, raincoat, sunprotective cream, a hat from the sun, sleeping suck.
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