Trekking to Konorchok Canyon, Kyrgyz Range 9 days




Itinerary: Bishkek – Ala Archa Nature Park – Shamshy Gorge – Tyuk – Kyzyl Suu – Konorchok – Boom – Issyk- Kul lake — Bishkek

Duration:                   9 days, 8 nights

Difficulties:               Medium

Group size:               max 12 persons

Season:                    June – mid September           

Accommodation:     on twin sharing basis

Day   Itinerary:
1 Bishkek Bishk

Arrival in Bishkek. Meeting at the airport “Manas”, transfer to the hotel 3*. Rest. Sightseeing tour: visit Ala-Too square, Osh market Opera and Ballet Theatre, Fine Art Museum, World National Library and etc. Lunch and dinner in local restaurant. Accommodation in the hotel 3*.

2 Ala – Archa Nature Park Bishkek – Ala – Archa Nature Park

Transfer to the Natural Park Ala-Archa, hiking to the waterfall, return to Bishkek, Accommodation in hotel. Meals: breakfast, dinner

3 Trekking Bishkek – Burana – Shamshy Gorge  

Transfer to Shamshy Gorge (120 km, 2,5 hours). On the way, visit Burana Tower, a large minaret dated to the 10th century, a settlement on the Great Silk Road.  Lunch in Yurt Inn. Afternoon redial hiking to the mountains Dinner and accommodation in Yurt Inn (Kyrgyz traditional dwelling). Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Shamshy Gorge is a unique natural reserve where the natural landscapes are preserved almost in virgin state. The glaciers are neighboring with green coniferous forests and steppe regions where tourists can feel real Kyrgyz dwelling in Yurt Inn as a nomad people. It is situated at the altitude of 3570m. Through the gorge the Shamshy River crashes dramatically from rock to rock. Shamshy Pass, located at the altitude of 3573 m, connects the Kochkorskiy and Chuy valleys.  Nowadays, many horse trips pass through our gorge enroute over Shamshy Pass in the direction of Son-Kul Lake. . Overnight in tent camp.  Altitude of the trekking way is 1800 – 3000 meters above sea level. Trekking time: 5 hrs. Meals: full board.

4 Trekking Shamshy — Eastern Tyuk Gorge, 4 hrs

Hiking up to Eastern Tuyuk Gorge (2300 m).  Overnight in tent camping at 2800 m.   Trekking time: 5-6 hrs. Meals: full board.

5 Trekking Eastern Tyuk Gorge – Kyzyl Suu – Kokjar Suu

Hiking to Fyzyl Suu over Bel Bulak Pass (2700 m) and reach Kok-Jar-Suu valley via Kok-Jar pass (2110 m.) Overnight in tent camp at 2000 m. Trekking time: 5 -6 hrs. Meals: full board.

6 Trekking Kokjar Suu – Konorchok Canyon – Boom Gorge

Trek to Konorchok (canyon of red rock walls). Konorchok Canyon is a mysterious land of intensely coloured and textured formations of red sandstone. It’s a wild and inspiring region. Overnight in tent camp.  Trekking time: 5-6 hrs. Meals: full board.

7 Boom Gorge – Cholpon-Ata Boom Gorge – Cholpon-Ata.

Transfer to north shore of Issyk-Kul lake 140km, and rest on the beach.

Accommodation in Resort. Meals: full board.

8 Cholpon-Ata — Bishkek Cholpon-Ata – Bishkek

Breakfast. Transfer to Bishkek (270 km, 4 hrs). Rest. Accommodation in the hotel 3*. 

9 Transfer to airport “Manas”. Departure.


Price is available by request.


Contact us:

Silk Road & Kyrgyz Guided Trips LLC

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

189 Tynystanova str., 720000


Tel:  +996 312 883644 land line

Whatsapp: +996 557 799683

Web site:


Tour Services

Bishkek – Shah-Palace 3* or equal level, including breakfast.
Shamshy Gorge – Yurt Inn (Kyrgyz traditional dwelling), 5-6 persons in Yurt Inn on sharing basis one gender, half board is included
Cholpon-Ata –  Three Crown Resort (full board)
Trekking – tent camp  
Service includes:



1.  Transportation

2. Accommodation as mentioned in the program

3. Meals as mentioned in the program

4. Excursion + entrance fee as stated in the program

5. English speaking guide

6. Porter service to carry foods + equipment

7. Tent during the trekking 

8. All kitchen and dining utensils

9. Cooker during trekking

10. Memorable souvenirs

Price does not include:



1.  International flight

2. Kyrgyz Visa / visa invitation letter

3. Alcohol beverage

4. Extra services in the hotel

5. Early check-in the hotel

6. Sleeping and carry mats


— In case of early check-in the hotel, extra night is charged. Check-in time in hotel: 13:00 and check-out 11:00

— Single accommodation is available in Bishkek only.  

— Tourist must have medical insurance policy with coverage of EUR 30 000.

— Road to Altyn-Arashan Gorge is off road and hard therefore it is necessary to use 4WD vehicle

— Participants of the mentioned program have to be aware of and accept possible risks of personal injury. The trekkers should be responsible for their own actions and involvement.

— Offered program can be changed and individualized according to the interests of the trekker

Altitude: The altitude on this program rarely causes anyone any problems and the trekking goes in quit manner, without big altitude difference. We advice to walk in one manner and drink more fluid.