Jety-OguzYurt Inn, Issyk-Kul Lake

The Jeti-Oguz Gorge Yurt Inn is located about 35 km to the west from the town of Karakol, southern Issyk-Kul Lake at the altitude of 2300 m.

Jety Ogus means the Rock of Seven Bulls from the Kyrgyz language which is located on on the Northern slope of the mountain Terskey Ala-Too. A local landmark is the rock “Broken Heart” where the lovers are always photographed. The Gorge passes into the wide Kek-Jaiyk pasture (land of flowers) which is covered with firs tree forests up to the mountain peaks. There are magnificent sub-Alpine and Alpine meadows - pasture (jailoos) – above the forest zone (3000 m). In spring and summer there is a real feast of flowers in the Jety-Oguz Gorge, among these flowers there are the silver starlets of edelweiss, Alpine chamomiles and asters, elecampane (golden root). The rivers the Archa-Tor and the Ailynash, which form the river Jety-Oguz, originate from the northern slopes of the peaks Karakol and Oguz-Bashy.

Date of operation: Late May – late September

Location: Jety-Oguz, 332 km, 5-6 hrs from Bishkek along southern side of the Issyk-Kul Lake

Capacity: 7-8 Yurts for 30-40 persons (5-6 person in each)

Accommodation: Kyrgyz style of dwelling (bedding on a felt carpets) and on the bed. Accommodation provided on sharing basis of one gender.

Meals: 2 Yurt Kitchens for 20 persons

Infrastructure: Outdoor French style toilet (hole in the floor), outdoor shower with warm water

Washstand: 1 with warm water

Type: Wooden and felt Yurts decorated in traditional Kyrgyz style with local traditional craft.

Price of the services:

  1. Lodging (B&B) in Yurt Inn – 25 USD per person with full board meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  2. Horse rent – 10 USD per horse per day
  3. Horseman - 15 USD per hour
  4. English Speaking Horse Guide – 55 USD per day
  5. Traditional dish “Besh Barmak” – 180 USD per group of 10 persons
  6. Horse Games: 250 – 350 USD per group of 10 persons