Kyrgyzstan trips and tours
Kyrgyzstan Round: Round 003
Mission: Kyrgyzstan
Actions: Round Trekking
Duration: 8 days

Day 1: Transfer from Arabel Barskoon Villages Pass (3800 m), which was established in one of the branches of the Silk Road. 2-3 hours you will cover 55 km are required. Upon arrival you will be familiar with horses and a good trip within 2-3 hours Suyek Pass (4028 m). In the evening you will have dinner and spend the night in tents.
Day 2: In the morning you will start trekking Suyek Crossing a rocky valley-top-Cholok Taragay River. Distance: 25-30km. Time: 5-6 hours.
Day 3: After a delightful breakfast we start trekking round in a rocky valley-top Cholok-Kara-Sai River - Canyion Yshtyk. A dinner. Distance: 25-30km. Time: 4-5 hours. In the evening you will have dinner and spend the night in tents.
Day 4: Trekking Round the Canyon Canyon Yshtyk early Ak-Shyyrak. Distance: 40 km. Time: 5-6 hours. You will spend the night in tents.
Day 5: After a delightful breakfast we start trekking round Baralbas River through a beautiful canyon. After dinner, trekking round the back than in the camps.
Day 6: In the morning you will start to go through Ak-Shyyrak Canyon crossing the river many times. A shepherd family dinner. Trip Kyrtash and Kara-Sai valley. In the evening you will have dinner and spend the night in tents.
Day 7: Trekking to bridge Kara-SAI, and Ak-Белл (3833 m) - Kumtor Valley. Overnight is Taragay stream. A dinner is on the road. Distance: 40 km. Time: 6-7 hours. In the evening you will have dinner and spend the night in tents.
Day 8: After a delightful breakfast we begin, our round Taragay a break from trekking up the valley Maitor. Distance: you will be transported by car to the village Barskoon which means that you will cover 15-20 miles and takes you 2-3 hours. After this you will have a great opportunity to float in the local thermal waters. In the evening you will have dinner and spend the night in convenient small private hotel.

Cape Light (Ak-Bulun). Kurmenty village, Issyk-Kul. This area is known for more than 16 centuries as the burial place of St. Matthew. Presumably under the waters of the Gulf is the tenth century Nestorian monastery. On the Catalan map of the world, dating from 1375 on the north shore of Lake Issyk-Kul shows a building with a cross, and beside the inscription: "A place called Issyk-Kul. At this point, the brothers of the Armenian monastery, where resides the body of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. " PP Semenov - Tang Shan, who has studied the Catalan map, believed that the monastery was in the Bay Kurmenty - between the villages of the Cape Light and Tup.
 In 1888 by order of Russian Tsar Alexander III in its place was built a monastery, which was destroyed in 1916 during the uprising.
 Now, the monastery is located Selhoztehnikum and a children's home "MeerimBulagy." Preserved monastic mill and the building of the abbey church, which are used for civilian purposes.