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Hello!

I'm headed to Kyrgyzstan in September for the World Nomad Games and will leave Cholpon-Ata on 6 September. I would like to travel along the south shore of Lake Issy-Kul, then head to Song-Kol, Kazarman, Jalal-Abad and end my trip in Osh (am heading to Uzbekistan).

However, I'm told the weather might be bad with roads washed out. If that's the case, how do I get myself to Osh after Song-Kol? Can anyone suggest an alternate route? I don't have a detailed map and my guidebook doesn't…

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Hi there!

My friend and I will travel to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in august and we made a list of all the places we would like to visit. But we’re having a little trouble in planning the right route/order.

So we need advice on what the best route to visit the places below will be (fastest, easiest) and how to get there with public transportation (or budget tours) and what websites we could check for information about the public transportation (busses and trains), tours etc. all tips are…

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Hey,
During my trip in Kyrgyzstan I stayed with families in jurts. I got there winter-addresses for sending photos and so. But I can't Russian or Kyrgyz .
Is there anybody willingly to help me to transcript the addresses?
Thank you!

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Greetings,

does anyone know how to get to Kyzyl-Oi from Bishkek using public transport? Web searches are revealing contradictory information.

We are a couple and don't mind hitching if we have to. We're leaving tomorrow (Thursday), just in case someone's going there anyway and is looking for some extra passengers.

Thanks.

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Visit Alay and Sary-Mogol CBT organize the ‘Yaks & horse games’ traditional festival taking place on Saturday 30 July 2016. The venue for this yearly event is the summer camp located on the shore of the Tulpar-kol lake, below the Lenin peak in the Alay range, south Kyrgyzstan.

Activities include folklore music; a handicraft exhibition (wool, rope, horse’s equipment); national horse games (Tyiyn-Enmei, Er-Oodarysh, Kyz-Kuumai, Tai-Kazan) and other national games (Oogantebish, Buka Tartysh, Arkan…

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hello all,

wondering if anyone knows if and where gas canisters for a trekking stove can be bought in Osh?

thank you!

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Hi all,

I need some advice to organise the 4 last days of a trip in Kyrgyzstan, and go from Kochkor to Bishkek.
In August I will do a horse treck with friends to Song Kul and this finishes in Kochkor.
After this my friends will head to Bishkek, but I have 4 extra days before leaving the country, so I wanted to spend them elsewhere than Bishkek.

I thought of various options
1) travel from Kochkor to Bishkek, stopping overnight in Suusamyr valley and Belogorka waterfall. I have to organize with…

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Hi!
Does anyone need a car from Bishkek to Karakol on the 17th of July. Also will be happy to join as group for trekking 4 days to Ala-Kul lake. I have booked a trekking from Kyrgyz-Tours company, did anyone make a tour with this company in Karakol?
Cheers!

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Hey travellers,

Is anyone interested in a horse riding trip in the Issyk-Köl area for 5-6 days?
It might start at the 18th or 19th of July. According to the agency you don't need experience, but you shouldn't be afraid of horses.
If you're interested, contact Ishen from Shepherds way shepherd@elcat.kg ASAP.

Greetings from Kochkor,
Christina

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Hi all!

A friend and I are a organising a 6-day trip through Kyrgyz CBT from Bishkek to Karakol, around Issyk Kul and to Bel Tam, Son Kul and finishing in Osh. Want to leave on the 15th of July, but 16th is possible, or even other dates around now. Including all meals, accommodation and transfers is $590 per person for group of 4. We're currently 2 so need 2 more. Could even work out cheaper for more people. Staying in yurts for three nights, guest houses the rest. 1 or 2 days hiking and 2…