E-visa to Kyrgyzstan

We are Kyrgyz Guided Tours LLC is an accredited travel company whose Invitation Letter of travelers to Kyrgyzstan is recognized to issue Kyrgyz E-Visa.

The citizens of India, Pakistani, Bangladesh, and Sri-Lanka are eligible to apply Kyrgyz E-visa along with Invitation Letter from accredited travel agency of Kyrgyz Republic.

To apply Kyrgyz E-visa means that you are no longer required to pay a visit to the nearest embassy to apply for your travel document. Instead, you can apply Kyrgyz E-visa online, and Kyrgyz Guided Tours can facilitate the process for you.

  1. Kyrgyz Guided Tours can arrange
    • - Tourist E-visa for a maximum of 60 days (single, double entries)
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    • - Work visa for a maximum of 1 year (multi entries)
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    • - Exit visa for a maximum of 10 days to leave the country
    • - Registration for the foreign citizens to stay more than 30 days
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    • - Scanned passport copy
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    • 2. Rush processing time is 5 business days
    • 3. Super Rush processing is 3 business days


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Horseback riding to Son-Kul Lake, 10 days


Horseback riding to Son-Kul Lake, 10 days

An adventures horse riding tour with long camping trail through the hidden valley and open meadows in the foothills of Tien-Shan Mountains. For many years, horses played a great role for nomads and now you can ride them in our Tien Shan Mountains. During this tour, you will ride a horse from Shamshy Gorge to the mountain lake “Son-Kul” 3016m. You will meet shepherds and nomad is on the trail and can enjoy unique, untouched nature, mountains, lake, Mountain Rivers, forests of fir-trees.

Duration: 10 days/ 9 nights

Type: Horseback riding tour

Best season: Mid May – end September

Accommodation: Hotels, Resort, Guest houses, Yurt Camp, Tent.

Itinerary: Bishkek – Shamshy Gorge – Sarala-Saz – Sook Valley – Kum Bel – Kyzart Pass – Son-Kul lake               – Issyk-Kul Lake – Bishkek






1Bishkek – Shamshy Gorge (120 km, 2 hrs.).

Breakfast. Transfer to Smashy Gorge. On the way excursion to Burana Tower (X-XI cen.). Then continue drive to Shamshy gorge. Lunch in Yurt Inn. Afternoon walking in the fir-trees forest and enjoy nature. Free time. Dinner and accommodation in Yurt Inn. Meals: full board

    2Shamshy Gorge – Shamsy pass – 3570 m (5 hrs. horse riding)

Breakfast. Meet with horseman and guides’ team, load all the stuffs and start horseback riding towards Shamshy pass. Dinner and overnight in tents before the pass (2800m). Meals: full board

3Shamshy pass- Sarala-Saz jailoo(5 hrs horse riding)

After breakfast continue tour and cross the Shamshy pass (3 570 meters). Discover the nice view of Kochkor, Shamshy valley and ride up to Sarala-Saz jailoo, which opens beautiful views of the Sandyk mountains. Meet local nomads and see local traditions and customs. View of nomad’s yurts from the top of the mountain look like Parisian’s mushrooms. Set up the tents near the nomad’s yurts in Sarala-Saz jailoo. Meals: full board

4Sarala-Saz jailoo – Iri-Suu jailoo(4-5 hrs. Horse riding)

Breakfast. Horse riding towards Karakol river. Descend to Iri-Suu jailoo, and then take an evening walk over the hill into the beautiful Karakol River valley.

Dinner and overnight in tent. Meals: full board

5Iri-Suu jailoo – Sook Valley (5-6 hrs. Horse riding)

After breakfast loading of the gears for a long day tour through nearly empty country. Pass over the Buchuk Pass (3400 m). On the other side, after a brief break for lunch on the trail, descend into the beautiful Sook Valley. Wild onions cover the high cold ridges, while lower down whole hillsides of wildflowers bloom. You can see eagles soar and plenty marmots in the amazing pasture. Set up the tents for dinner and overnight close to Sook River. Meals: full board

6Sook Valley- Kyzart Pass (5-6 hrs. Horse riding)

Breakfast. Horseback riding to the next valley west, the Kum Bel to approach to the 3 600 m Kum Bel Pass. From the pass, follow a ridge to the peak, 3656 m above sea level, with fascinating 360 views and sheer drops to the north. After lunch descend into the Jumgal valley, and follow it down to the Kyzart Pass (2664m).

Set up the tent camp for dinner and overnight before the pass. Meals: full board

7Kyzart Pass – Kilemchi (4-5 hrs horse riding)

After breakfast riding through the Kyzart Pass (2664m) and then cross Kyzyl-Kiya jailoo, an enormous, relatively flat sea of grass. Continue over the Chaar-Archa Pass (3 061 m) into the Chaar-Archa Valley. After lunch cross the river and follow the trail over hills to Kilemche Jailoo. Dinner and overnight in the tent. Meals: full board

8Kilemche- Son-kol lake (4 hrs.horse riding)

After breakfast riding to Jalgyz Karagai pass (3400 m), over the Song-Kol Mountains and into the lake’s basin. The morning climb affords wonderful views of Kilemche jailoo, and the pass itself is rocky and exciting. After lunch at Jaman Echki, follow the lakeshore east to the yurt at Batai Aral. Upon arrival, meet your host family of Kyrgyz shepherds in Son-Kul Lake. Dinner and overnight are in a yurt camp. Meals: full board

 9Son-kol lake- Cholpon-ata(250km,5-6hrs)

Breakfast. Transfer to Cholpon-Ata, northern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake via Kochkor.

On the way visit handicraft and souvenir shop in Kochkor. Lunch in Kochkor in family guesthouse. Then continue drive to Cholpon-ata town (capital of a beach resorts). Issyk-Kul Lake along the North side of the celestial Issyk Kul Lake, the second largest alpine lake in the world (1608 m). Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: breakfast, lunch

10Cholpon-ata –Bishkek (270km,4-5 hrs.)

Breakfast. Rest on the beach. Afternoon visit Cultural Complex “Ruh Ordo”, Petroglyphs Museum (ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). Lunch in Balykchy town. Transfer to Bishkek. Check-in to hotel.

Bishkek sightseeing tour: visit Ala-Too square, Oak tree Park, Osh bazar (open market), Open Art Gallery, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Victory square.  Last moment shopping. Dinner in local restaurant. Overnight in a hotel. Meals: breakfast


Price – 2024

Package of 10 days /
9 nights
Kyrgyzstan: Horse riding$3 799$2 234$1 719$1 609$1 397$1 295$1 227$93


Package includes:

  1. Transportation:

-For the group up to 3 persons by SUV, 4 WD

-For the group up to 4 persons by Minibus, 18 seats

  1. Accommodation:

-Shamshy Gorge: 1 night in Mountain Guest House

– Tents on double sharing basis during horse trek

– Son-Kul Lake, Yurt Inn on sharing basis – 1 night

– Cholpon-Ata: Kapriz Beach Resort 4* (twin / bdl sharing basis) – 1 night

  1. Horses for horse riding (10 days, including return way)
  2. Horses to load equipment’s
  3. 2 horsemen for group up to 6 persons (10 day, including return way), including their meals
  4. English / French speaking guide from day 1 to day 12 including horse, salary, meals and accommodation
  5. Full board during horse trek
  6. Kitchen and dining utensils
  7. All excursions as mentioned in the program
  8. All local taxes


Not included:

  1. International аir ticket
  2. Accommodation in Bishkek: 35 USD per person in twin / dbl rooms
  3. Meals en-routes
  4. Alcohol beverage during the tour
  5. Tips for personal


  1. The offered program can be conducted from early June till late September
  2. The horse-riding program must be order in advance at least 7 days before arrival dates to Shamshy Gorge. Otherwise, we can guarantee arrangement of the horse-riding tour for such long days.
  3. Cook is providing for group more than four persons. For the smaller group up to 3 persons are provided / prepared by horseman assistant and guide-interpreter
  4. Weather in the mountain even in August is quite cold at night and it is highly recommended to have warm clothes and raincoat.
  5. Four- and Five-star accommodation in available by request. The price of the program will be change accordingly.