Ski and Winter Holidays in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan

is 85% mountainous, so just about everywhere you look, You face a new breathtaking alpine vista. The climate continental, warm summers, cold winters, lots of sun, and huge temperature gradients. The snowpack is most volatile in March, and shallowest in December/early January. Late January-February and April are the ideal months for hitting the backcountry.


Ski resort

itself is fully equipped with numerous alpine skiing tracks, which are suitable for every person at any age, children, teen and adults! For those, who likes challenges, there are also plenty of skiing tracks ready for any professionals and advanced adventurers.

Trip season: December - April
Duration: 5 nights, 6 days
Type: Cultural, Skiing
Difficulty: Medium - Hard
Accommodation: Hotel 3*- 4*
Itinerary: Bishkek - Boom Gorge - Burana Tower - Issyk Kul Biosphere Reserve - Karakol - Ski Resort - Gorge Lake Issyk Kul - Bishkek

Brief description:

These 6 days-long Ski Tour takes in some of the most beautiful scenery in Kyrgyzstan -the world's second largest alpine Lake Issyk-Kul, mountain ranges and alpine peaks.  Kyrgyzstan offers the most phenomenal skiing/riding in the Terskey Ala Too Range. The northeastern part of Kyrgyzstan offers a wide variety of terrain and altitudes, allowing you access to whatever slopes best fit the ski level of your group. Our Team combined all these activities in the best places of Kyrgyzstan, so our customers can enjoy the Epic Skiing and the Kyrgyz Culture.

Day Itinerary: Accommodation
1 Airport Manas – Bishkek (35km)
Upon arrival the group will be met by guide in a comfortable transport from and to Bishkek/Manas International Airport, transfer to Bishkek (35km), check in the Hotel. Dinner at local restaurant, overnight in the Hotel
Hotel 4*
2 Bishkek – Burana Tower - Karakol (400km), 5-6 hours
Breakfast in the Hotel. Check – out and depart to Karakol Town (Ski Resort), on the way visit the Burana Tower the ancient center of a Great Silk Route. Lunch en-route café. After lunch continue driving along the southern shore of Issykkul Lake to Karakol via Fairy Tale Canyons, where You will have a chance to see the demonstration of Eagle Hunting. From here another 2 hours’ drive to Hotel. Dinner at Local Restaurant, overnight at Hotel.
Hotel 3*
3 Karakol – Ski Resort (12km), 30 min
Breakfast in the Hotel. Departure to Ski Resort by SUV 4x4. Today You will enjoy skiing in the biggest Ski Resort of Central Asia (Ski Pass included), with the nice restaurants and ski lifts up to 3200m. Ski resort has equipment rentals, cafes and ski instructors. Lunch on Your own. At 16:00 transfer back to Hotel. Dinner at local restaurant, overnight at Hotel
Hotel 3*
4 Karakol – Ski Resort (12km), 30 min
Breakfast in the Hotel. Transfer to the Ski Resort, today You will have an option to ski, ice rink skating or paragliding (on Your own expenses). Meeting at 15:00 and transfer to the Natural Hot Springs (30 min drive, open air, swimming suits needed). Transfer back to Hotel for Dinner with traditional instrument music, overnight at Hotel
Hotel 3*
5 Karakol – Bishkek (400km), 5-6 hours Breakfast in the Hotel. Check – out, departure to Bishkek via Cholpon Ata Town, where You will enjoy the Issykkul Lake (the second biggest mountain lake in the world) view on a Boating Cruise. Lunch en –route café, after Lunch continue the trip to Bishkek. Check in the Hotel. Dinner at local restaurant, overnight at Hotel
Hotel 4*
6 Bishkek – Airport (35km), 1 hour  Breakfast in the Hotel. Sightseeing in Bishkek: visit central square Ala-Too, State History Museum, Fine Art Museum, Oak park, Souvenir Shopping Mall, and Philharmonic Concert Hall etc. Lunch at local restaurant. Departure to the Airport Manas. End of a program

Price list:

Pax Price per/ person
2 person 798$
4 person 520$
6 person 420$
8 person 350$
10 person 320$
12 person 295$
14 person 290$
16 person 300$
18 person 290$
20 person 280$


Conditions of the program:


Equipment:Participants must have their equipment such as daypacks, swimming suits, desirable to have personal warm clothes according to the winter season. Equipment Rentals are available 24 hours.

Physical requirements:Participants must be in good physical condition, the differences of heights range from 600 m to 1000 m in vertical elevation. The maximum elevation is 3200 m., must have Medical insurance


Tour package includes:

  • All transfers Manas Airport - BIshkek, Karakol – Manas Airport
  • All transfers inside of Kyrgyzstan Tour
  • Entrance fees which are mentioned on the Itinerary
  • Food – Full Board (except two lunches at the Ski Resort)
  • Accommodation
  • Local Guide - Driver (English speaking)
  • Demonstration of Eagle Hunting
  • Traditional Instrument music
  • Ski Pass for Chair Lift
  • Boating at Issykkul Lake
  • Transportation, SUV transfers to Ski Resort

Tour package does not include:

  • International flights
  • Kyrgyz Visa (if needed)
  • Early Check in Hotel
  • Personnel expenses
  • Alcohol beverages

Notes:

Additional services at Ski Resort

  • Paragliding – 50$ / 1 flight
  • Skating – 10$ / per day
  • Ski rental – 15$ / per day
  • Ski / Snowboard instructor – 57$ / per day