Here are our Kyrgyzstan tour dates for 2016... We will be leading only two cycle tours - that is only 24 spaces available - one quarter are already taken. Book Now and come and join Brian and Ash on this adventurous and challenging cycle tour exploring the intriguing land of the Kyrgz - cycle over high mountain passes along raging rivers and down flower filled valleys. Experience the Kyrgyz way of life in local homestays and yurt camps. Bishkek to Bishkek - 14 days. July 10-24 and July 26-August 8.
It's game on here in the Kyrgyz Republic after some detailed planning over a local brew. On our first day's ride - the hottest of the trip, the team kept their cool under huge water spouts and devouring huge watermelons. Off into the mountains today to cooler air and a taste of rural Kyrgyzstan. Follow this tour.
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Ok, so back in Bishkek and yes we found coffee!! Awesome would be the first word that springs to mind and that's not just the coffee. This country is incredible, with a checkered and at times turbulent past it is full with mind blowing scenery, super friendly people (who often want to drink vodka with you in the street!) and stunning cycle touring. So to cut a long story short this trip has been a great success and give me a couple of weeks to get the details sorted out and we will have our new Kyrgyzstan - "mountains of mystery" cycle tour ready to go for July 2014.
John & Frazer on tour in Kyrgyzstan...
Ok, picture cycling through the Wild West 'badlands' of North America, add in mind blowing scenery, raging snow fed rivers, clapped out ex soviet trucks and people who use way too many consonants in their language and you have one hell of an awesome day's biking in Kyrgyzstan! Bring it on!! Tomorrow it's another 3000m plus pass and more mutton and spuds to fuel the engine topped off with a shot of vodka. And yes I am working......
Ok, picture cycling through the Wild West 'badlands' of North America; add in mind blowing scenery, raging snow fed rivers, clapped out ex-soviet trucks and people who use way too many consonants in their language and you have one hell of an awesome days biking in Kyrgyzstan! Bring it on! Tomorrow it's another 3000m plus pass and more mutton and spuds to fuel the engine topped off with a shot of vodka. And yes I am working......
The sun was just rising as our flight crossed the last of the mountains before our descent into Bishkek. With the clouds opening up before us our first view of Kyrgyzstan looked like a crumpled rug of snow capped peaks stretching off into the distance and all I could think was that we are about to ride through that!!! Awesome! Soon enough, which tends to happen when you are travelling at 750kmh, the mountains gave way to an endless patchwork quilt of rolling pasture and crops in every shade of tan with the city of Bishkek in the distance.
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