Mountain Kingdoms of Kyrgyzstan Overview

Traverse the Mountain Kingdoms of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. This challenging tour through Central Asia's mountains is an enthralling experience.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,485
      CAD $1,515
      AUD $1,550
      EUR €1,130
      GBP £925
      NZD $1,835
      ZAR R14,110
      CHF FR1,330
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $380
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,865*
      CAD $1,919*
      AUD $1,970*
      EUR €1,422*
      GBP £1,176*
      NZD $2,332*
      ZAR R17,933*
      CHF FR1,690*
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Trip Validity

  • 2011-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Visit the magic mountains of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.

Get right off the beaten track on this challenging tour into Central Asia's mountainous hinterland. Beginning in Bishkek, we travel through Chong Kemin and the imposing Kyrgyzstan mountains. From the high country we head through Jeti-Oghuz Valley, experiencing local life on a homestay and exploring the lush pastures of the Fergana Valley, before finally reaching the quirky capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent. If an outside-of-the-box travel adventure through 'the Stans' is what you're after - then this is it.

  • Wander the wide streets of Bishkek
  • Soak up the charming atmosphere of Karakol
  • Go hiking in Jeti-Oghuz Valley
  • Live the nomadic life and overnight in a yurt
  • Admire the imposing Kyrgyzstan mountains
  • Shop for Soviet memorabilia in Tashkent

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Finish:

    Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 21
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (7 nts), Guesthouse (1 nt), Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (4 nts), Yurt (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Jeti-Oghuz - Hiking, Kochkor - Regional Museum, Kochkor - Women's Felt Co-op, Kokand - Khan's Palace & Mosque

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    656kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights. Local Partner: Please note this Intrepid trip is operated by our experienced local partners Dragoman Overland. Your departure will be run in a Dragoman vehicle with a Dragoman crew.

  • Trip price from

    USD $1,485
    CAD $1,515
    AUD $1,550
    EUR €1,130
    GBP £925
    NZD $1,835
    ZAR R14,110
    CHF FR1,330
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    USD $380
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  • Total price from

    USD $1,865*
    CAD $1,919*
    AUD $1,970*
    EUR €1,422*
    GBP £1,176*
    NZD $2,332*
    ZAR R17,933*
    CHF FR1,690*
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $116
    CAD $119
    AUD $123
    EUR €88
    GBP £73
    NZD $145
    ZAR R1,120
    CHF FR105
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About Kyrgyzstan , Uzbekistan

Mountain Kingdoms of Kyrgyzstan Summary

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Day 1 Bishkek

Soak up the relaxed charm of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan's capital. Wander through its wide streets and admire its wealth of handsome houses.

Days 2-3 Chong Kemin Valley & Ala Archa Gorge

Set off on a leisurely hike along Chong Kemin River. Or if feeling adventurous, perhaps tackle one of the tough 4000 m passes.

Day 4 Karakol

Enjoy the remote, picturesque town of Karakol, complete with quaint tree-lined streets and colonial houses.

Days 5-6 Jeti-Oghuz Valley

Hike through dramatic canyons and sandstone cliffs in Jeti-Oghuz Valley

Day 7 Kochkor

Enjoy more traditional Kyrgyz hospitality on a homestay in Kochkor village.

Days 8-9 Song Kul Lake

Stay in traditional yurt accommodation and experience nomad life in the lush pastures surrounding the beautiful Song-Kol Lake.

Days 10-12 Kyrgyz Fergana Valley

Spend a leisurely three days journeying through the stunning mountains and lakes of Kyrgyzstan's Fergana Valley.

Day 13 Arslanbob

Make tracks across the Ferghana Valley to Arslanbob.

Day 14 Fergana City

Enter Uzbekistan and see the palace of the former Khan of Kokand.

Days 15-16 Tashkent

Arrive in Tashkent, the final stop on this tour. Shop for fresh produce at the Chorsu Bazaar and perhaps grab some Soviet paraphernalia from a market.
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    • KDOC
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,485
      CAD $1,515
      AUD $1,550
      EUR €1,130
      GBP £925
      NZD $1,835
      ZAR R14,110
      CHF FR1,330
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $380
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,865*
      CAD $1,919*
      AUD $1,970*
      EUR €1,422*
      GBP £1,176*
      NZD $2,332*
      ZAR R17,933*
      CHF FR1,690*
      *
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    • Overland
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.