Short break at Son-Kul Lake

Best season:
July - August
Days Itinerary
1 Departure from Bishkek at 14:00(360 km, 6 hours of driving). Lunch en-route. Arrival at Son-Kul, altitude 3016m. Evening meals and accommodation in the Yurt Inn.
2 Leisure time. Extra activities by request. Meals (full board) and accommodation in the Yurt Inn.
3 Breakfast in the Yurt Inn, a morning visit to fishermen. Wander the lakeshore or surrounding grasslands. After lunch depart to Bishkek. Arrival in Bishkek by 19:00


  • Duration of the trip can be shortened or extended by request, or an extension to Issyk-Kul Lake can also be arranged.
  • Accommodation in the Son-Kul Yurt Inn is provided on share basis – 6 persons in a yurt. Individual accommodation can be provided if available on particular dates.

Available activities as optional extras on the basic trip (ordered by request): horseback riding, folklore show, local horse games and events, cooking lessions; Kyrgyz traditional cuisine – “Beshbarmak” and local dishes, visit local nomads to appreciate their lifestyle, en-route visit handicraft studios and the museum in Kochkor – participate in the shyrdak (Kyrgyz rug) producing process.

Price 2020

Group of 2 pers – USD 445 per person

Group of 4 pers – USD 315 per person

Group of 5 pers – USD 270 per person

Group of 8 pers – USD 225 per person

Group of 10 pers – USD 210 per person

Price includes following services:

  • Shared accommodation in a Yurt Inn (5 persons in Yurt)
  • Transportation: 4 WD minivan (7 seats total) for group 2-4 persons

                             Minibus (12 seats total) for group up to 5 persons

Meals: Full board from dinner on Day 1 till lunch on Day 3

Service available for extra payment:

  • Accommodation in Bishkek
  • Lunch en-route USD 7 per person
  • Horseback riding



  • 100% payment for service should be done at least 7 (seven) calendar days before planned departure. Failure to pay on-time can result in cancellation of a reservation without prior notice.
  • After payment you will receive a voucher which should be presented at the Son-Kul Yurt Inn. Without the voucher there is no guarantee of any booked services.


Cancellations and charges

  • There is no fee for changes or cancellations made more than 7 calendar days prior to arrival at the Son-Kul Yurt Inn
  • There is a fee "50% of ordered services" for cancellation made 4-6 days prior arrival to the Son-Kul Yurt Inn
  • Change or cancellation made less than 3 days prior to arrival at the Son-Kul Yurt Inn will result in a fee "100% of charged services."


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