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Thursday, 12 May 2016 17:02

Accomodation

 

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Contact

Dream House

Gulcha, Alay

0778 604853

Gulcha Guesthouse

Gulcha, Alay

0555 141107

Klara

Gulcha, Alay

0777 086327

Aziz

Gulcha, Alay

0553 985001

Nurjamal

Gulcha, Alay

0772 105906

Batma

Josholu, Alay

0555 194345

Gulsun

Josholu, Alay

0551 329790

Rysbu

Josholu, Alay

0555 268635

Alay Yurt Camp

Kyrkol, Alay

0559 280582

Gulumkan

Sopukorgon, Alay

0550 227663

Azimkan

Sopukorgon, Alay

0773 976390

Yrys

Kichikarakol, Alay

0550 851566

Arstan

Chong Karakol, Alay

0554 959698

Aigul

Sarytash, Alay

0770 365454

Aisalkyn

Sarytash, Alay

0770 323279

Mirbeck

Sarytash, Alay

0773 076793

Eliza

Sarytash, Alay

0773 848811

Mirgul

Nura, Alay

0770 629714

Dyikanbai

Daroot Korgon, Chong Alay

0777 706370 

Abdish

Sarymogol, Alay

0556 092627

Musa

Sarymogol, Alay

0778 975391

Alima

Sarymogol, Alay

0771 044057

Guldar

Daroot Korgon, Cong Alay

0772 152991

Jibeck

Daroot Korgon, Chong Alay

0779 445857

Kunduz

Jashtilek, Chong Alay

0772 142733

Begaiym

Jashtilek, Chong Alay

0552 590029

 

 

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Published in Useful information
Saturday, 30 January 2016 14:38

Nomad's movement and horse games festival

Date: 16 July, 2016

Location: Saryoi summer camp, Alay region

Organised by: Visit Alay and CBT Alay

Supported by:“Bai-Alai” Small Business and Income Creation Programme of Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation financed by SDC.

 

Time

Festival Program

8.00-10.00

Arrival at Saryoi summer camp. Folklore music.

10.00-10.30

Welcoming guests and opening speeches. Visiting handicraft vendors. Folklore music.

10.30-11.00

Demonstration of Kyrgyz Nomadic Movement.

11.00-13.00

Demonstration of setting up a yurt. Rope dragging. Yak pulling.

13.00-14.00

Lunch.

14.00-17.00

Horse games: Wrestling on a horse.Coin picking up. Horse contest.

17.00-17.20

Festival closing. The following program is for those who stay overnight

17.20-19.00

Free time to walk around and experience the shepherd’s life.

19.00-20.00

Dinner.

20.00-21.30

Go to bed

   

 

 

Entrance fee: 400 soms including lunch and participation in all festival activities.

Transportation: 400soms from Osh to Sary Oi each way.

 

Extra options to make to most out of your trip to Saryoi summer camp:

 

Option 1:

Overnight stay in a yurt after the festival is 900 soms per person per night, including dinner and breakfast.

Option 2:

Overnight stay in a yurt after the festival and a day trek to Chyiyrchyk summer camp the next day.

 

Trekking Program

Time

Activity

8.00-9.00

Breakfast in yurt.

10.00-17.00

Guided trekking to Chyiyrchyk summer summer camp including picnic lunch on the top of Kumbell pass at 3100 meters.

17.00-18.00

Meet your taxi going to Osh city, one hour drive or stay the night in a yurt at Chyiyrchyk summer camp

18.00-19.00

Arrival in Osh city

Price of the lunch is 250 soms  and the taxi to Osh city from the Chyiyrchyk summer camp is 300 soms

Note:other travel itineraries can also be arranged. Contact our office for more information.

Visit www.visitalay.kg to have more information:

 

Where is Saryoi summer camp?

http://www.visitalay.kg/sigheeing/saryoi-summer-camp

 

Where is Chyyiyrchyck summer camp?

http://www.visitalay.kg/sigheeing/chyyirchyck-summer-camp

 

What is Folklore music?

http://www.visitalay.kg/2016-01-23-07-25-33/folklore

 

What is Setting up a yurt?

http://www.visitalay.kg/2016-01-23-07-25-33/kyrgyz-yurts

 

What is Souvenir exhibition?

http://www.visitalay.kg/2016-01-21-05-28-38/suvineer-exhibition

What is Ulaktartysh?

http://www.visitalay.kg/2016-01-21-05-28-38/ulaktartysh

What is Tyiyn – Engmei?

http://www.visitalay.kg/2016-01-21-05-28-38/tyiyn-engmei

What is Kyz Kuumai?

http://www.visitalay.kg/2016-01-21-05-28-38/girl-chasing

What is Arkan Tartysh?

http://www.visitalay.kg/2016-01-21-05-28-38/arkan-tartysh

What is Er engish?

http://www.visitalay.kg/2016-01-21-05-28-38/er-engish

 

Why festival? To help our guests, tourists to experience our culture and traditions in depth, and feel the real Kyrgyz hospitality.

 

What is nomadic culture? Kyrgyz people used to be nomads since old times. They used to move to find a place for the livestock. In spite of the technological and social developments, kyrgyz people still follow this culture nowadays.  

VisitAlay office in Osh:

Project Coordinator: Talant Toksonbaev

280 Kurmanjan Datka Str., 2nd floor, hotel Alay, Osh city

Mobile: + 996 555 077621

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

      www.visitalay.kg

 

tags: activites in osh, yurt stays in osh

Published in Festivals
Friday, 22 January 2016 12:34

Osh

Tours near Osh city

Osh city is a gateway to Alay valley and Pamir Highway. Alay valley starts just 60 km outside Osh city and offers many trekking options. Let us look at what you can do around Osh city.

Long day treks from Osh city:

Best short trek around Osh: Duration: 2d/1n , Distance: 19 km Experience the heart of Kyrgyzstan’s nomadic culture on this rugged trek a few hours away from Osh city. It is a fabulous way to get into some wild mountains with magnificent scenery of Ak Tor Pass and valleys with lush green pastures to craggy mountains.Get the best local experience on this trek…. Fresh bread and cream (kaymak)… what a treat.

Rolling hills: Duration: 2d / 1n , Distance: 22 km Visit a Kyrgyz summer camp (jailoo) to experience traditional nomadic life. Join in as your Kyrgyz host milks the mares for the essential ingredient of Kyrgyz’s national beverage, kymyz. Taste national dishes in an authentic yurt. Spend a day walking or riding among the fragrant juniper forests, valued for their medicinal benefits

Heights of Alay valley: Duration: 4d / 3n, Distance: 48 km A moderate – difficult trek that takes you to Sary Mogul Pass at 4,303 meters on the first day with stunning views of alpine lakes, glaciers, the Pamir Mountains in the distance, and crazy moonscape landscapes. The next day of the trek is mostly downhill through a varied and green river valley, before descending into a Kyzylshoro village. The last day will surprise you with its diversity of rock formations and brightly colored mountain layers before descending into Kojokelen village.

Heights of Alay valley: Duration: Time: 6d / 5n , Distance: 87 km Explore cool tree-lined river gorges and relish the view of snowcaped Lenin Peak, the highest peak in the Pamir-Alai mountain range, 7134 meter above sea level. Experience the full diversity of the Alay region’s animal and plant life on this thrilling tour. It is possible to see wild goats and (if you are very lucky) Marco Polo sheep on the craggy mountain slopes. Herds of wild yaks can be found near the passes. There is a profusion of wildflowers carpeting the mountain valleys and wild cherry trees mixed with ever-present juniper to delight the senses. Stunning views of Pamir Alay mountain range opens up when you reach the Jiptick pass. Hope for good weather.

Jiptick pass: Duration: 3d / 2n , Distance: 36 km Experience the full diversity of the Alay valley’s animal and plant life on this thrilling tour. It is possible to see wild goats and (if you are very lucky) Marco Polo sheep on the craggy mountain slopes. Herds of wild yaks can be found near the passes. There is a profusion of wildflowers carpeting the mountain valleys and wild cherry trees mixed with ever-present juniper to delight the senses. Stunning views of Pamir Alay mountain range opens up when you reach the Jiptick pass. Hope for good weather.

Jiptick Pass to Lenin Peak glaciers: Duration: 5d / 4n (can be 4d, 3n) , Distance: 55 km Feel the exhilaration of reaching a high pass Jiptick at 4200 meter, and relish the view of snow caped Lenin Peak, the highest peak in the Pamir-Alai mountain range, 7134 meter above sea level. Enjoy the beauty of massive glaciers while walking up to the Traveler’s pass. Rest at the top of the pass to gaze at glaciers tumbling off the massive peak.

Horse riding tours near Osh city

Rolling hills: Duration: 3d / 2n, Distance: 32 km Camp with Kyrgyz families who spend their summers tending and protecting their herds of sheep. Follow ancient trails as you move from jailoo to jailoo. As you approach the summit of Kumbell Pass, the air becomes cold and fresh. At the top, you are rewarded with a breathtaking view of the sweeping expanse of the Alay valley.

Truly Nomadic Land: Duration: 5d / 4n , Distance: 72 km Experience the heart of Kyrgyzstan’s nomadic culture on this rugged trek, just an hour drive from Osh city. The feeling of adventure is mirrored by the impressive landscape and scattered nomad yurts in the mountains with only the grazing sheep to remind you that this is Earth.

A day with nomads: Time: 4 hours , Distance: 15 km in riding Discover the beauty of the Alay valley the way locals do on horseback. Visit Kyrgyz families who spend their summers tending to and protecting their herds of sheep and horses. Follow ancient trails as you move from jailoo to jailoo, while your surefooted horses find their way along wild river gorges. Summer is a time for fun. Join the cheers as the local people of Alay gather for popular horse riding games on Sundays. People come from miles around to show off their riding skills and to drink locally produced kymyz (fermented horses’ milk).

Day hikes around Osh city

Kumbell mountains: Time: 5 -6 hours, Distance: 16 km on trekking Visit a Kyrgyz summer camp (jailoo) to experience traditional nomadic life. Join in as your Kyrgyz host milks the mares for the essential ingredient of Kyrgyz’s national beverage, kymyz. Taste national dishes in an authentic yurt. Spend a day walking or riding among the fragrant juniper forests, valued for their medicinal benefits. Relax near the cool springs and streams. Join the shepherds herding their flocks. Conquer the high rocky ranges of the Alay mountains.

Kyrgyzata National Park: Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 13 km on trekking Escape the summer heat of the Fergana Valley. Relax in solitude surrounded by the cool juniper forests of the Kyrgyz Ata National Reserve. The sound of flowing water and birdsong provides a serene environment for hiking along ancient nomadic trails. Keen eyes may spot furry marmots, soaring eagles and other birdlife. Walk around the summer camps of local Kyrgyz herdsmen busy with milking cows and mares. Spend one (or more) evenings under the wide starry sky and sleep soundly after hours of fun in the fresh mountain

Day treks around Sarymogol village

Trekking to the glaciers of Lenin Peak: Duration: 5-6 hours trek, Distance: 19 km Explore the snowcapped Lenin Peak in Pamir mountain range by taking a day hike from your yurt camp to the Traveler’s pass at 4130 meters. Enjoy the beauty of massive glaciers while walking up to the pass. Rest at the top of the Traveler’s pass to gaze at glaciers tumbling off the massive peak.

Koshkol lakes: Duration: 7-8 hours trek, Distance: 22 km A moderately-difficult day trek that takes you to a series of turquoise alpine lakes, glaciers, gorges and the highest point of 4,195 meters. Along the way you’ll pass a yak-filled jailoo (high pasture), and enjoy views of Peak Lenin and the Pamir Mountains in the distance.

Beshkol lake: Time: 7-8 hours trek, Distance: 18 km A moderate-difficult trek that takes you to Sary Mogul Pass at 4,303 meters on the first day with stunning views of alpine lakes, glaciers, the Pamir Mountains in the distance, and crazy moonscape landscapes.

Published in Oshcity
Friday, 22 January 2016 03:26

Aktor pass

Aktor pass is at 3500 meter above sea level and located in Asankorgon mountain range at the entrance of Alay valley. The pass can be reached either from Murdash village in southern valley or from Saryoi summer camp in northern valley. Just go to the end of the Murdash village and turn right at the first gorge. Walk around 14 km on unpaved road and turn right to the small gorge where you ascend the pass. It takes about four hours to get to the pass. You can see locals who camp in these areas with their livestock during summer season.

Coordinates:

Latitude   40° 4'46.21"N 

Longitude    73°19'7.17"E

Published in Sightseeing

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